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  • Tribune sets buyback

    Tribune Co., in a move that aims to boost its stock price but saddle the company with a punishing debt load, on Tuesday disclosed a plan to buy back a quarter of its outstanding shares at a cost of more than $2 billion. The Chicago media concern, which...
  • Hillary: I was once poor like you

     Hillary: I was once poor like you
    Hillary Clinton graced Chicago this week on her Planet Hillary Global Domination Tour as she seeks the presidency. And she proved something the other day. She proved that she finally stands for something. Hillary stands for people who are "dead broke"...
  • Word of caution on lack of property disclosure

    Q: We were in the process of buying a house that we knew was gut rehabbed, and during our inspection, the builder/seller of the house was nice enough to come by to answer our questions. Well, my inspector noticed that some of the electrical was not up...
  • Exercising your right of first refusal, offer

    Q: What is a right of first refusal? We are tenants and want to buy the property but our landlord says we can only have a right of first refusal. Does this help or hurt us? A: This definitely helps you, so long as you are ready, willing and able to buy...
  • New tools to power up your house hunt

    If you think real estate is merely about buying and selling houses, you haven't been paying attention. The industry is engaged in an endless, competitive frenzy of developing apps and website features intended to get you across the threshold of your dream...
  • Partnership agreement requires documentation

    Q: I have a condo and have paid about 50 percent of the mortgage. My sister has offered to pay off my mortgage, but if she does, I want to put her on the title as co-owner. We have discussed different scenarios (for example, what happens if I get...
  • Zillow forecasting future property values

    Zillow has developed a crystal ball. Rather, it recently rolled out an algorithm (you know, those mathematical indecipherables that rule the universe these days) that the company says can predict the value of your home, in dollars gained or lost and in...
  • 'I quit' can be good for you

    'I quit' can be good for you
    When an economy takes a tumble, it's hard to imagine quitting your job. But according the Bureau of Labor Statistics, resignations rose steadily in 2011. In September of last year, nearly 2 million people gave notice—which is the highest number...
  • Here's a new one: Being too broke to sell

    Most anybody in the mortgage business will tell you that August was a month that will live in infamy: The market was in turmoil, as doubts about the stability of subprime loans spread to other sectors of the mortgage world. How bad was it? A survey of...
  • Think you know what it's worth? Think again

    Here's one of those glass-half-empty/glass-half-full bits of news: Recently online company househunt.com surveyed real estate agents and concluded that 51 percent of U.S. home sellers are getting 95 to 100 percent of their asking prices. You can look...
  • Selling a home: The new realities

    Selling a home: The new realities
    I've been hearing lately from homeowners who are preparing to list their homes for sale. They know the market isn't great, but they've been waiting for a year or two to move on with their lives (this is known in the industry as "pent-up demand") and...