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  • Housing market a mixed bag of optimism, caution

    Housing market a mixed bag of optimism, caution
    With the spring market underway, it's not just real estate agents trying to get your attention as either buyers or sellers. It's real estate websites. Some of that battle is going on in court between the companies after the merger of Zillow and Trulia....
  • Consultant sounds alarm on Florida's housing risk

    Jack McCabe sees trouble in paradise. He's seen it before. Years ago, McCabe became something of a media darling for his very early warnings that the torrid Florida real estate market was going to boil over and burn everybody, even consumers and...
  • Having an open-door policy for real estate agent safety

    Having an open-door policy for real estate agent safety
    Sam DeBord has a modest suggestion. He'd like the real estate industry to significantly change the way it works. The issue, however, isn't a modest one. It has little to do with the actual selling of houses and everything to do with the alarming...
  • Dealing with divorce and home ownership

    Q: I divorced in 1994 and retained ownership of the home as part of the settlement. I continue to see my ex-spouse's name on the tax assessment document, even though I have refinanced the mortgage in my name. What does it mean to have his name on the...
  • Should you hire a real estate attorney or Realtor?

    Q: We bought a house four years ago in Oklahoma and ended up renting it out after we moved out of state. After renting the house for two years, the current tenants want to buy it and we have no clue what to do. Should we hire a real estate attorney or...
  • 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,...