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  • Real estate broker @properties opening Oak Park office

    Come May, there'll be a new kid on the block selling real estate in the Oak Park area. Looking to "fill the gap" between Elmhurst and Chicago, @properties will open an office at 1011 South Blvd. in mid-May. "We'll cover all of Oak Park, Forest Park,...
  • The tax implications of short selling a primary residence

    Q: An 83-year-old friend of mine is disabled and is about to enter an assisted living facility. She is currently living alone in a house she owns, but it is no longer safe for her to live alone. I am trying to help by organizing her finances and to...
  • Selling property and the rules of profit rollover

    Q: I enjoy reading your columns each week. My wife and I have two properties in Miami worth about $600,000 and $1,250,000, and another one in Chevy Chase, Maryland that has a mortgage and is worth about $2 million. The Miami properties do not have any...
  • All 3 owners must sign off on property sale

    All 3 owners must sign off on property sale
    Q: My wife and I own 51 percent of a house in Arizona, and my estranged brother-in-law owns 49 percent. The loan is 100 percent in my name. We bought the house in 2005 and lived there for two years before moving back to Illinois. The house had fallen in...
  • If you choose a home warranty, read fine print

    Q: Is a home warranty a good investment when buying a house? A: There are different types of "home warranties," so we'd like to take the time to distinguish between them. The first type of home warranty might be the one you get from a builder when you...
  • House flipper wants to avoid tax liability

    Q: I bought a foreclosed house through an auction website and paid cash. I used an equity line of credit on my current house at a 3 percent rate. I won the bid at $145,000 and had to pay a buyer premium of $7,250 for a total purchase price of around $154,...
  • Extra association fees were not disclosed at closing

    Extra association fees were not disclosed at closing
    Q: My husband and I recently bought our first home, which was a HUD foreclosure. Prior to closing, we were aware that there was a homeowners association with past fees and dues that had not been paid. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development...
  • Disclosing defects of home best way to avoid lawsuit

    Disclosing defects of home best way to avoid lawsuit
    Q: I just read your informative piece about a homeowner considering a lawsuit against the home seller because of numerous repairs needed to the house. I was somewhat alarmed by this as we are considering selling our home. The original structure was...
  • A fresh look at advances in real estate technology

    A fresh look at advances in real estate technology
    The housing world was famously slow to embrace technology when that thing that used to be called the World Wide Web — or worse, the information superhighway — appeared a couple of decades ago, but it finally got the message. It seems to be...
  • Clean that cat pee before selling your house

    I recently attended an open house for a gorgeous, Victorian home. It was beautiful from the outside with its big, roomy yard, colorful paint job and inviting front door. I was so excited to see what this old painted lady looked like on the inside —...
  • Credit insurance can be hard to find for older home buyers

    Q: My neighbor told me about a clause to be added at the time of signing to buy a house. It would pay off the remaining mortgage in case of death of a spouse. We are buying a house through a Veteran's Administration (VA) loan for $350,000 and we are...