| Nov 15, 2013
Q: Back in 1997, I bought a condominium from my mother for a nominal sum. At that time all the papers were sent to her attorney for processing. I received copies of the transaction stating that the deed was conveyed into my name.
Do I have to do...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Golfer Jeff Sluman has sold his four-bedroom Gold Coast condo for $1.2 million.
Sluman, 56, is part of the PGA Champions Tour. He has won many golf tournaments, including the 1988 PGA Championship.
Though not a Chicago-area native, Sluman has long...
| Nov 7, 2013
Former Chicago Bears offensive tackle Gabe Carimi, who was traded in June to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has sold his renovated, five-bedroom, ranch-style house in Highland Park for $942,500.
Carimi, 25, joined the Bears as their starting offensive tackle...
| Nov 6, 2013
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Member directories have long been a staple for many condominium and homeowner associations. Directories are used by members to organize activities, identify neighbors, and in general increase communications and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:51 AM
Ever so slowly, Riverwalk is on the path to completion.
Twenty-five years after the city began constructing the winding brick walkway along a mile stretch of the New River, the final pieces of downtown's signature waterfront attraction are beginning...
| Nov 1, 2013
Q: I live in a self-managed condominium association. A toilet in my unit leaked into the unit below. The board has advised me that I am responsible for the damages caused by the toilet leak even though there is no evidence I was negligent for the leak. Am...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:04 AM
That’s a wrap for the One Thousand Ocean condominium in Boca Raton.
A $2 million deal closed Monday, completing sales at the 53-unit waterfront development. The total sales volume: roughly $251 million, according to the developer, LXR Luxury...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Developer Brendan Deschamps bought Elton John’s condos last year in West Hollywood, and now one of them is back on the market.
Deschamps bought the two units in Sierra Towers for $4.65 million and has listed the larger condo at $3.995 million....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
The question of how tall is too tall has dogged building plans in downtown districts in Clarendon Hills and Elmhurst, while Hinsdale has resolved the issue by limiting the height of structures in its central business district.
Some residents of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Even after retiring to Florida, Ervin and Margaret Franczak stayed in regular contact with their longtime priest back in Milwaukee.
Especially after Ervin died in 2001, the Rev. James Dokos looked after Margaret, visiting her on occasion and sending...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:57 PM
It’s time for some real-life “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles.” Spoiler alert: Agent/reality star Josh Flagg has sold his Century City-area condo.
The 1,601-square-foot, 17th-story unit is in the I.M Pei-designed Century Towers....
| Oct 25, 2013
Although they were renters from Chicago's River North neighborhood, Bethany and Alden Van Solkema had not spent much time in the South Loop before they shopped for condos there. Now they are sold on the historic area's neighborly atmosphere.