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Suit: Landlords pushing out seniors, disabled

— Inspired by his own experience living in a New York City apartment building that was converted into high-priced condos, a 71-year-old former state regulator is taking on developers citywide on behalf of seniors and disabled tenants. Walter Goldsmith claims ...

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Home values point to sharp wealth divide within US cities

It’s still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist — basically, the crowd from “Cheers” — to live as neighbors. That finding by the real estate brokerage Redfin makes the capital of Massachusetts a ...

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New-home sales rebound in October

WASHINGTON — Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, returning to this year’s trend of an improving market for real estate developers and builders. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales climbed ...

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5 neighborhoods to pay for extra security

BATON ROUGE, La. — Residents in five East Baton Rouge Parish neighborhoods voted this month to tax themselves to pay for additional police protection. The Baton Rouge Advocate reported the Nov. 21 vote on the fee, which will cost property owners $50 ...

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Lot Lines: Every property has a story

It‘s been said that every person has a story; however, stories are not just limited to people, as every property also has a story. It’s fascinating to examine the various types of property marketing packages brokerage companies produce. All packages ...

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Home construction slumps on fewer apartment buildings

Apartment construction plunged sharply in October, as the pace of homebuilding slipped amid a broader cooling of the real estate market. Housing starts — both houses and apartments— fell last month 11 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of ...

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Home rental prices rise at slower pace in October

U.S. home rental prices rose at a slower pace in October, a possible sign that apartment costs are testing the upper reaches of renters’ incomes. Real estate data firm Zillow said Friday that median rents increased a seasonally adjusted 4.5 ...

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Potential for crowdfunding in commercial real estate

Crowdfunding may soon expand its presence as a commercial real estate financing source thanks to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Recently, the SEC adopted final rules implementing Title III of the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business) Act. Title III allows ...

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Auction for Executive Building ends in mystery, for now

The online auction for the historic Executive Building at 28-42 W. Main St. closed Thursday afternoon but the result was not immediately announced. A notice on the website at Auction.com noted only: “This property is in escrow. Once escrow has ...

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Executive Building to be sold in online auction

A historic downtown office building with a storied past will be offered for auction online this week at a starting bid of $1.6 million. Auction.com set the asking price for the Executive Building at the heart of the Four Corners ...

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