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  • Board not legally bound to negotiate sale of building

    Board not legally bound to negotiate sale of building
    Q: Our large condominium building is in a prime location, and the board of directors recently received an unsolicited offer from a developer to buy the entire building at a slight premium over market value. Is the board the appropriate party to...
  • Gasthaus owner sues over Tower Building rehab project

    Gasthaus owner sues over Tower Building rehab project
    Following through on concerns aired to the city in December and acting on behalf of his father, Marco Muscarello, attorney Charles Muscarello filed suit against the City of Elgin, Capstone Development Group, and the Stickling Foundation over the...
  • Mayo: Pine Crest grad who played hooky in Iraq in trouble in NYC

    Mayo: Pine Crest grad who played hooky in Iraq in trouble in NYC
    Remember Farris Hassan, the former Fort Lauderdale prep school student who made international headlines a decade ago when he skipped off to war-torn Iraq? The Pine Crest grad is in trouble again for something that might be riskier than venturing into...
  • Guests at some Marriott hotels can stream Netflix, Hulu and Pandora

    Guests at some Marriott hotels can stream Netflix, Hulu and Pandora
    Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, is letting some guests stream Netflix, Pandora and Hulu on their hotel television sets. Before you rush to book a Marriott room, the hotel giant is offering the feature only at eight...
  • Los Angeles gives hosts, neighbors mixed signals on short-term rentals

     Los Angeles gives hosts, neighbors mixed signals on short-term rentals
    Airbnb and similar "home sharing" websites have exploded in popularity in L.A., overwhelming city regulators who are struggling to collect tourist taxes and enforce long-standing restrictions on rentals. Renting out rooms or homes for a few days or...
  • Renters' negative reviews could be costly

    Renters' negative reviews could be costly
    An apartment complex near Disney has voided its renter lease agreement that called for tenants to pay $10,000 fines for posting negative reviews on social media. Complaints surfaced this week about Windermere Cay's lease provisions, which prohibited...
  • Airbnb and other short-term rentals worsen housing shortage, critics say

    Airbnb and other short-term rentals worsen housing shortage, critics say
    The last time he advertised one of his apartments, longtime Los Feliz landlord Andre LaFlamme got a request he'd never seen before. A man wanted to rent LaFlamme's 245-square-foot bachelor unit with hardwood floors for $875 a month, then list it himself...
  • Tenants benefit when rent payment data are factored into credit scores

    It's the great credit divide in American housing: If you buy a home and pay your mortgage on time regularly, your credit score typically benefits. If you rent an apartment and pay the landlord on time every month, you get no boost to your score. Since...
  • Renters won't have to shoulder quake retrofit costs, L.A. councilman vows

    Renters won't have to shoulder quake retrofit costs, L.A. councilman vows
    Since Los Angeles embarked on plans to require costly retrofitting of thousands of earthquake-vulnerable buildings, some apartment renters have feared the costs of the work would be passed on to them. The city is already ranked as one of the least...
  • Living at a Costa Mesa motel? You can stay, for now

    Living at a Costa Mesa motel? You can stay, for now
    An Orange County judge Wednesday expanded the number of people exempt from a Costa Mesa law that bans most long-term stays in local motels. Superior Court Judge Sheila Fell granted a preliminary injunction that will allow anyone living at a motel in...
  • Developers force condo owners out of homes

    Developers force condo owners out of homes
    WINTER SPRINGS — Shirley Lofgren, 85, is being forced to sell the sun-filled, waterfront condo she and her husband bought nine years ago for less than a third of the $217,000 they paid for it. The sale is allowed under a "condominium termination"...