| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Residential blocks east of Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles are filling in as the area attracts more young singles, couples and baby boomers.
Six real estate parcels, now mostly parking lots in the shadow of AT&T Center, have been purchased in...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
I got an email from Morrie Markoff suggesting we "hang around" together, seeing as how we'd both flatlined and lived to tell the story.
In Morrie's case, he was getting fitted with a pacemaker the day before he turned 99, when "there was an...
| Sep 17, 2013
In the almost two decades GMAC serviced Lisa Encarnacion's mortgage, the Hoffman Estates resident never had a problem.
Then her mortgage was sold to Green Tree Servicing in February. Things quickly began to unravel.
Encarnacion said she sent Green...
| Sep 19, 2013
Former Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano on Friday listed his three-bedroom, 3,828-square-foot penthouse condominium in River North for $2.95 million.
In late 2006 the Cubs signed him to an eight-year, $136 million deal, the richest in the club'...
| Sep 13, 2013
Wander into the lobbies of some Chicago-area condo and apartment buildings and you may never want to leave. Posh sofas beckon with luxurious cushions. The delicate fragrance of fresh flowers mixes with the aroma of brewing coffee.
| 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.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:32 PM
Question: We live in a gated community with approximately 150 joined single-story condos. We want to sell but have been told by a board director that real estate "for sale" signs are not allowed per our covenants, conditions and restrictions.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
From the biggest home in America to luxury bunkers, CNBC’s new series Secret Lives of the Super Rich is a fascinating, jaw-dropping look at what money can buy. This is one rare open house you don’t want to miss, as Secret Lives of the Super...
| Sep 27, 2013
Before you buy a condominium, certainly you'll check out the view, the closet space and the parking lot. But don't fall in love with the unit until you know the association is financially stable.
A stiff assessment increase or major building overhaul...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Nat Bosa is trying to do something not seen in downtown San Diego for years — build condos.
The Canadian developer, one of the neighborhood's most prolific builders, envisions a 41-story luxury tower rising near the waterfront. He's betting well-...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:52 PM
WLS-AM afternoon co-host Roe Conn on Sept. 9 listed his five-bedroom, Lincoln Park neighborhood mansion for $2.88 million.
Conn, 49, co-hosts the 2-to-6 p.m. shift weekdays with Richard Roeper.
In 2006, Conn bought the four-story, 5,500-square-foot...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:32 PM
A Saudi woman has been arrested by Irvine police on suspicion of human trafficking after a Kenyan domestic worker fled an Orange County home and reported she was held against her will as a slave.
Meshael Alayban, 42, was taken into custody Tuesday by...