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  • In San Francisco, a battle over the 'hotelization' of neighborhoods

    In San Francisco, a battle over the 'hotelization' of neighborhoods
    It's hard to find people here who are neutral about Airbnb, the explosively successful tech firm that has disrupted more than just the hotel business. Judith Davis, 71, loves the short-term rental platform. A quintessential San Franciscan, Davis was...
  • Renters appear more satisfied in many pricey US cities

    Renters appear more satisfied in many pricey US cities
    WASHINGTON — High rents are worth it. At least that's the sentiment of apartment dwellers in New York, San Francisco and Washington, who say they're more satisfied living in those cities than do renters in far more affordable areas such as...
  • Regency Towers overlooking Allentown's Lehigh Parkway sold

    Regency Towers overlooking Allentown's Lehigh Parkway sold
    A Delaware County rental company will make its first entry into the Lehigh Valley real estate market with the purchase of Allentown's Regency Towers. Berger Rental Communities of Wayne is buying the high-rise apartment building at 1600 Lehigh Parkway...
  • Buying a home still beats renting

     Buying a home still beats renting
    Should you buy or rent a home? In South Florida, that decision is a no-brainer — for those who plan to stay and have the means, a new report shows. The cost of buying in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties is 50 percent cheaper, the fifth-...
  • L.A. County office market tightens in first quarter

    L.A. County office market tightens in first quarter
    Prospective office renters in Los Angeles County are likely to have to dig deeper into their wallets as rents rise and empty space continues to fill up. Market improvements for landlords that emerged in the second half of 2014 continued in the first...
  • Airbnb: Don't call it 'sharing'

    Airbnb: Don't call it 'sharing'
    To the editor: Perhaps it is just semantics, but I bristle whenever I hear Airbnb (and other similar businesses) referred to as examples of our "sharing economy." ("Santa Monica council votes 7-0 to crack down on Airbnb," May 12) This is not to take...
  • Affordable Zion Woods apartments draw swift opposition

    Neighbors living near the proposed site of the Zion Woods affordable housing development in Deerfield expressed worry May 14 that their home values and net worth would drop if the Village of Deerfield approves the 48-unit apartment complex on church...
  • New Beginnings buys four-unit apartment complex for low-income rentals

    CLERMONT — A few local families needing affordable housing will now get it, thanks to New Beginnings, a faith-based nonprofit that helps the poor. The organization recently purchased a four-unit apartment building at 872 W. Minneola Ave. with funds...
  • Lehigh Valley office space vacancy rate at 12 percent

    Lehigh Valley office space vacancy rate at 12 percent
    Nearly 12 percent of office space in the Lehigh Valley is vacant, but that compares favorably with the national rate, according to the first commercial real estate report released this week by Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. Lea Glembot, LVEDC'...
  • Can Santa Monica — or anyplace else — enforce a ban on short-term rentals?

    Can Santa Monica — or anyplace else — enforce a ban on short-term rentals?
    Santa Monica has thrust itself into the national uproar over short-term rentals with the most aggressive crackdown yet. City officials have explicitly outlawed rentals of less than 30 days. The law allows so-called home-sharing, such as renting a...
  • Q&A: How new Santa Monica law affects rentals, Airbnb

    Q&A: How new Santa Monica law affects rentals, Airbnb
    Santa Monica’s City Council passed one of the most restrictive laws in the nation on short-term rentals Tuesday night. Or, more accurately, the council promised to enforce laws that are already on the books, but are largely ignored. Here’s a...