| Apr 17, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Cash is still king, but with an asterisk.
More than half of all home and condominium sales last year in Palm Beach and Broward counties were all-cash deals, according to data from local Realtor boards.
That suggests the region's housing market remains...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 8:46 AM
Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/business/realestate each Friday. To ask him a question, go to SunSentinel.com/askpro
Q: We live in a nice neighborhood, and recently a neighbor a few...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Building luxury homes without buyers in place is tricky in any kind of housing market, but Troy Dean Ippolito said he isn't sweating it.
Ippolito's firm, Trend Estates, plans to build five waterfront "spec" homes in the affluent Golden Isles...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 7:30 PM
Developer Lou Pektor says he has bought The Express-Times building in Easton.
Pektor would not disclose the terms of the deal for the large lot and building at 30 N. Fourth St. He said he and a group of investors made the purchase from New Jersey Advance...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 12:45 PM
Q: I just settled on closing my house sale, and the cash buyer now wants the property survey I paid for about 20 years ago. Is this a reasonable request? Also, the buyer wanted the blueprints of the remodeling I did 25 years ago, ostensibly so she can...
| Apr 19, 2015
There's no denying that CNL Financial is headed in some new directions these days.
The company that built two office towers next to City Hall in downtown Orlando is launching a new energy fund, for example, even as its investment in certain real...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 6:02 AM
Fairfield-based General Electric is leaving the lending business, a major source of both profit and risk, as it continues to whittle its focus down to an industrial core.
The company said Friday that it will sell most of its GE Capital assets over the...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 5:45 PM
One-third of Poquoson's last large section of undeveloped land — the Big Woods — could become home to a mixed-use development "village" beginning in the spring of 2016.
"Development in the Big Woods has been a longstanding goal of the...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 1:28 PM
When it comes to excuses for keeping lawns green in a drought, La Cañada resident Lisa Novick has heard it all.
As outreach director for the Theodore Payne Foundation, a nonprofit nursery specializing in California native plants, Novick is regularly...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, April 8 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 72 degrees and a low of 49, according to the National Weather Service.
Here are your local headlines:
GLENDALE ELECTION RESULTS
- With all...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:59 PM
After soundly rejecting a plan last fall to give village officials home rule power and greater ability to levy taxes and fees, Crestwood voters on Tuesday supported enacting a 1 percent local sales tax.
With 9 of 10 precincts reporting, 66.4 percent...