| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:49 AM
Southern California's red-hot rental market cooled down a bit at the end of 2014 as more new apartment buildings opened.
Rents in Los Angeles County climbed a relatively modest 2.5% in the fourth quarter, compared with the same time a year earlier,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:07 AM
One of the big end-of-the-year sports news items was Jim Harbaugh leaving the San Francisco 49ers to become head football coach at the University of Michigan. Reportedly, his salary at Michigan will be $7 million for the first year. If that doesn't...
| Jan 6, 2015
Dear Amy: My two adult kids live at home with my husband and me. Our son is 25; our daughter is 23. Both are college grads with good jobs. They make more money than I do.
I work and also do all the laundry and cooking. I don't mind having them home...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:21 AM
HARTFORD — Tom Wellington and his fiancee, Samantha Rumbaugh, moved into the Grand on Ann Street apartments late last week, placing them squarely within walking distance of bars, restaurants and a soon-to-be opened coffee shop.
| Jan 2, 2015
| 10:14 AM
Expect to see two big trends in the housing market in 2015: rising mortgage interest rates and the impact of the Millennial generation in homebuying and apartment renting.
"Interest rates remained lower than expected in 2014 and will likely remain low...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:49 PM
How would you like to live in an apartment that's only slightly larger than a one-car garage?
But those of us who grow antsy at the thought of such compact living clearly aren't keeping pace with the times. Micro-units have become the...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:34 PM
HARTFORD — The Capital Region Development Authority will seek another $60 million from the state for housing development in downtown to build on the latest wave of new apartment construction.
CRDA has requested that $30 million be included in...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 1:13 PM
“Don’t drop out of school. Get all the education you can,” advised Johnny, when I asked him recently what advice he’d give a young person today. Johnny is a regular participant at the Sunday Lunch Program, hosted each week in...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 5:14 AM
German ecommerce investor Rocket Internet is backing online apartment rental firm Nestpick as the start-up expands into four European countries, aiming to connect landlords with tenants and put real estate agents out of a job.
Nestpick said on Tuesday it...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Related Midwest's proposal to construct a hybrid residential tower in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood won the backing of the Chicago Plan Commission on Thursday, but the project's scope has been retooled.
Originally, the 67-story, Robert A.M....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The real estate investment wave remaking Echo Park and Silver Lake is spreading south of the Hollywood Freeway.
An upscale apartment complex is under construction on a former vacant lot on Temple Street in Los Angeles' Westlake district. The 67-unit...