| Nov 7, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Money talks, but cash shouts in the real estate market.
An unprecedented number of home buyers are forgoing a mortgage. Nearly half of all U.S. buyers during September paid cash, compared with 30 percent last year, according to RealtyTrac.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:00 AM
NEW MILFORD — A year is long enough for a teenager to make a new friend, but not long enough to stop missing his old ones.
It's long enough for a Sandy evacuee to start her own law practice, and her family to start a new life.
But it's not...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:48 PM
— Brent Ashley may have aged into the enforcer role at a certain point, but he still remembers when he was the miscreant.
"I was halfway up the stairs and felt the hand on my shoulder," Ashley said of the night about 40 years ago when he got kicked...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A Delaware beach resort town that was the scene last June of a teenage party visited by Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler issued a statement Monday criticizing parents who rent homes there for "senior week" celebrations.
| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:51 PM
When Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler arrived at a house party of teenagers in June, he pushed through the crowd, past youngsters dancing on a table and a smattering of red plastic cups. One of the revelers snapped a photo.
As the night wore...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:54 PM
Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Creative decorating solutions are needed when decorating your rental space. Make sure you are complying with the rental rules and regulations.
"If you want to decorate your rental home, but aren't permitted to make drastic changes to walls or fixtures,...
| Oct 18, 2013
Attention, parents of boomerang children: Those young adult children of yours who returned home to the family roost — sometimes to the discomfort of all — appear to be starting to build their own nests.
These 20-somethings (or even older...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: We owned a rental property for many years. We are in our late 70s. We recently realized that the rental property was too far from our family and decided to sell it and purchase a smaller rental home closer to us....
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Airbnb Inc., the short-term home rental service for travelers, has been issued a subpoena from New York prosecutors.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office is investigating whether people who put units on the Airbnb website are...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Q: I am a 66-year old single female. I currently rent a home for $875 per month (low for this area because I have been in this location for nine years). My income includes Social Security (approximately $1,600 per month), earnings from two part-time...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Mortgage titan Fannie Mae depends on Douglas G. Duncan, its chief economist, to keep a close eye on the nation’s housing market. Duncan met with Times editors and reporters in Los Angeles this week to share his views on where the market is headed....