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Living In: The Lower East Side, Where Gritty Meets Trendy

The neighborhood, which started as a mix of impoverished immigrants, is becoming less gritty with new residential construction underway.









Special Oak Lawn Home To Be Featured on HGTV Show - Patch.com

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 22:52

Patch.com

Special Oak Lawn Home To Be Featured on HGTV Show
Patch.com
In 1963, a man named George Wolf lived at the address, according to information provided by the Oak Lawn Public Library. “Hunting Vintage” is a spinoff of HGTV's wildly popular “House Hunters,” but focuses on historic home searches. Each episode ...

India's Supreme Court Asks Regulator to Sell Sahara Group Properties

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:16
India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the country’s capital markets regulator to sell Indian properties owned by conglomerate Sahara Group.

Take the Money Makeover quiz to see if you're flubbing your finances

BankRate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:00
Do you have control over your finances? Take Bankrate's quiz to find out!

Bankrate contest: Couple buried in debt wins $10K

BankRate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:00
This couple must make adjustments to fix their finances, especially credit card bills.

7 ways you're being a fool with insurance

BankRate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:00
April Fool? Not with your insurance! Correct these foolish policy blunders.

The pros and cons of personal loans

BankRate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:00
Personal loans are a quick source of cash, but be careful how you use them.

8 lottery winners who lost a fortune

BankRate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:00
Hitting the jackpot in a lottery will change your life -- not always in a good way.

Traditional IRAs make sense for some tax filers

BankRate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 19:00
Whether an IRA is the best tax move depends on your financial situation.

Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.









Oak Lawn enters newspaper business to spread trustees' message - Chicago Tribune

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 16:48

Oak Lawn enters newspaper business to spread trustees' message
Chicago Tribune
Oak Lawn's Board of Trustees, concerned that its message wasn't reaching enough constituents, approved the creation of a newspaper that the village will print and distribute to its 60,000 residents and businesses each month. Fanning Communications, a ...

Going to New Heights to Please Buyers

Higher ceilings generally increase construction costs, but developers feel the money is well spent since high ceilings lend themselves to grander spaces.









Foreclosure Firms Reinvent Themselves for Better Times

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 14:07
Many companies that made their bread and butter addressing the aftermath of the foreclosure crisis are rebranding themselves and expanding into other areas of the mortgage and real-estate businesses amid the housing recovery.

Bank of England to Tighten Up 'Buy-to-Let' Lending Rules

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 12:41
The Bank of England seeks to impose more stringent criteria for lending to buyers who intend to rent out their properties.

Square Feet: A Red Carpet for Amazon in Fall River, Mass., and Hopes for More

An Amazon warehouse will give Fall River, Mass., the cash to tackle a host of improvements planned for its downtown, propelling a city strategy.









The term "grandfathered" should never come up during a home inspection - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Home Inspection News - Tue, 03/29/2016 - 06:02

Minneapolis Star Tribune

The term "grandfathered" should never come up during a home inspection
Minneapolis Star Tribune
One term that home inspectors need never use is "grandfathered." It's a term that refers to a building component or installation that was acceptable at the time it was done, but is no longer acceptable on new installations. A very common, simple ...

Easter Bunny visits Oak Lawn near Village Hall - Chicago Tribune

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 20:20

Chicago Tribune

Easter Bunny visits Oak Lawn near Village Hall
Chicago Tribune
The Village of Oak Lawn's annual Easter egg hunt was March 19 on the Village Green near Village Hall. Mother Nature provided a mild, sunny day for families to come out and enjoy the Easter activities. The event featured egg hunts at 11:30 a.m., noon ...

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Oak Lawn towing company faces uncertain future - Chicago Tribune

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 19:37

Chicago Tribune

Oak Lawn towing company faces uncertain future
Chicago Tribune
The company, on village property at 4400 Southwest Highway, has been Oak Lawn's exclusive towing contractor since 2000, tasked with quickly clearing automobile crash scenes and towing inoperable village vehicles at no cost to the municipality.

Tax time is prime time to know the Roth IRA rules

BankRate - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 19:00
Retirement plans need extra attention during tax season. Here's a look at Roth IRAs.

Moraine Valley to Give Away Prom Dresses

Palos Area News - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 17:50

High school girls can find the prom dress of their dreams at a "dreamy" price during Moraine Valley Community College's ninth annual Dream Come True Project. Free new and gently used dresses will be given out on Saturday, April 2, from 9 to 11 a.m., in Building S, Room 117, on campus, 9000 W. College Pkwy., Palos Hills.


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