| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I am a recent widow. My husband passed away suddenly from a heart attack last July at the age of 45. I have three children including two in college and one in high school.
I have kind of been in a fog over the last...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Kimberly and Edward Rushing's fledgling real estate investment venture got off to a rocky start.
Seven years ago, at the height of the housing market, the young couple bought a home they intended to fix up and flip in San Bernardino County, Calif.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Question: I have lived in Silicon Valley my whole life. I am 70 years old and retired. I recently applied for housing at an apartment complex and asked the leasing agent what my chances were of getting an apartment. He told me they had received a lot of...
| Apr 8, 2014
Gladys Martin's Expedia vacation package is missing two key components. Should she have to pay for its mistake?
Q: I'm writing you about our problems with a vacation package we booked on Expedia to Tamarindo, Costa Rica.
A few weeks before our...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 12:00 PM
In your recent editorial, "Injustice reinstated," Feb. 28), you label the Maryland Court of Appeals decision striking down a statute removing ground rent owners' right to ejectment as "a manifest injustice." Your editorial is factually and legally...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party.
Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week.
Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 3:07 PM
It's growing increasingly difficult for the poorest families in Baltimore to find affordable rental housing, and some housing advocates worry new housing policies such as privatization could make the problem worse.
An analysis by the Urban Institute...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Richard and Susan Papke transitioned from being homeowners to renters when they moved to Autumn Chase apartments in Ellington. After selling their 3,000-square-foot home in Vernon more quickly than expected, they planned on a short stay before looking for...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Get ready to witness a dramatic spurt in new development in Broward County, if dozens of high-rise apartment towers, hundreds of single-family homes and a few mega commercial projects are given the green light.
The recent surge in development...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This time last year, investment firms raced to buy dozens of single-family homes in neighborhoods from Fontana to South Los Angeles to lease them out, transforming the mom-and-pop rental business into a Wall Street juggernaut.
The flood of cash helped...