| Nov 30, 2014
In the 1890s, the Florida Fiber Company bought 1,310 acres in Broward County, stretching from the Middle River to what is now Northwest Sixth Street in Fort Lauderdale. Their plan: Grow sisal hemp for shopkeeper's twine.
No, not that kind of hemp. The...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
David Foster, who sold his condo in Chicago last month, isn't plugged in to Capitol Hill's political games. But he has banked the financial future of his family on Congress accomplishing at least one thing during the post-election session: renewing the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Home sales rise throughout Peninsula during October
Home sales throughout the Peninsula increased last month, as the area's real estate market begins to show signs of transitioning into a sellers' market. Virginia Beach-based Real Estate Information...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SELLERS: Richard and Lauren King
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
SIZE: 17,000-ish square feet, 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Some of the children who have been hanging around Your Mama's little online endeavor for a while may...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:01 PM
I am all for second chances.
But I also believe that consumers should have all the information they need to make informed decisions before spending their hard-earned money.
So here's an interesting question: Does it matter that seminars on buying...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:03 PM
There are many questions homeowners ask themselves during the selling process. "How much will my home sell for?" "How much should I list my home for?" "Who should I select as a real estate agent to sell my home?" "What if the real estate agent...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: I'm having a conversation with a colleague about how much money I've made from my various properties over the years.
I've moved seven times for business, and in all but one of those moves, I've made some amount of money when I've bought and sold...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:32 PM
National Democrats' online "research book" on Republican 5th Congressional District candidate Mark Greenberg is filled with unflattering assertions on subjects from biographical to legal, The Courant reported in August. But now public records have...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Home builders are taking a slightly dimmer view of the housing market, but they’re still generally bullish.
The National Assn. of Home Builders reported Thursday that its member confidence index slipped in October, ending a four-month run of gains...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:41 AM
The body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent was found on Tuesday morning in a shallow grave at an industrial site several miles from the house she was trying to sell at the time of her disappearance last week, police said.
Arron Lewis, a 33-year-...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SELLER: Mel Gibson
LOCATION: Guanacaste, Costa Rica
SIZE: 500 acres and multiple residences
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Two-time Oscar-winning, sometimes volatile and occasionally erratically misbehaved Tinseltown vet Mel Gibson paid a reported...