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Arlington Hts. man charged with killing estranged wife in Wisconsin

Daily Herald - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 21:22
An Arlington Heights man is being held in a Wisconsin jail on $1 million bail facing charges he murdered his estranged wife with a hatchet Wednesday after she had fled home to hide from him, authorities said. The 36-year-old woman died Wednesday night at a Milwaukee hospital, where she was taken after police found her badly injured at a Racine-area motel.

Chilly? Where There's Oak, There's Fire

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:54
In a throwback to our pioneer days, we ask what it would take to heat a house with only wood as the fuel.

Mortgages: Equity-Building Mortgage Challenged

The Urban Institute questions the effectiveness of a proposal for a low-cost, 15-year mortgage intended to help low- and middle-income borrowers build equity.






For 124 Families, This Lottery’s Jackpot Was an Affordable New Home in Manhattan

The Sugar Hill Development has begun to fill up with the winners of a lottery that, in a testament to the demand for affordable housing in New York City, attracted 48,000 families.

He's Not Finished Yet: Bob Streit Runs for Seventh Term as Oak Lawn District 3 ... - Patch.com

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:23

He's Not Finished Yet: Bob Streit Runs for Seventh Term as Oak Lawn District 3 ...
Patch.com
For those who haven't talked to Streit or seen a board of trustees meeting lately, Streit has been throwing his weight against the village's decision a year ago to outsource Oak Lawn's 911 dispatch center. A company called Norcomm Public Safety ...

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Temp Workers Steal Man's Car After Getting Him Drunk: COPS - Patch.com

Oak Lawn Home Inspector News Feed - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:23

Temp Workers Steal Man's Car After Getting Him Drunk: COPS
Patch.com
A group of food packagers who went out for drinks after finishing their shift at a Bridgeview packing company stole their colleague's car after getting him drunk, reports said. Oak Lawn police responded to a vehicle theft at Midway Suites at 9320 S ...

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A Light-Filled Penthouse in Tribeca

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:17
The large Tribeca penthouse in a luxury building features bright and open rooms, high ceilings and a terrace with Hudson River views.

Spec Home Outside London Seeks $39 Million

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:15
Surrounded by landscaped gardens and woodland, the approximately 22,000 square-foot house has eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms

Three Tricked-Out Ski Homes for Sale

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 14:57
A DJ booth, an aquarium and a cigar room are among the features of these homes in Montana, Utah and Colorado.

Home inspectors have issues with proposed CSA standard - Real Estate News EXchange

Home Inspection News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 14:21

Real Estate News EXchange

Home inspectors have issues with proposed CSA standard
Real Estate News EXchange
A draft of the new CSA A770 home inspection standard recently released for public review has raised the ire of Canadian home inspectors who believe it will dramatically increase the cost of inspections and could potentially reduce consumer protection.

Kristin Chenoweth's Early Draw to Music

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 14:15
The Broadway performer grew up in Oklahoma singing church music and listening to Count Basie.

A Jumbo Challenge for Retirees

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:45
Because of income requirements, retirees may have trouble qualifying for a jumbo mortgage. Advance planning can avert these issues.

A Not-Yet-Built Home Near Miami to List for $36 Million

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:27
When completed, the roughly 23,000-square-foot house will have eight bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and two powder rooms, plus staff quarters and a separate guesthouse

Chris Whittle to List Hamptons Estate for $140 Million

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:12
Real-estate agents believe it will likely be the priciest listing in the area.

What are you thankful for this year?

Daily Herald - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:57
Are you thankful the Bears finally won a game? Or the court rulings supporting gay marriage? Or maybe you're thankful for something more personal. Whatever you are grateful for this year, big or small, we'd like you to share it this Thanksgiving season.

A 'Healthy' Penthouse Gets a Healthy 20% Price Cut to $39.8 Million

Wall Street Journal Real Estate - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:57
The triplex of a wellness-themed building in New York’s Greenwich Village originally listed for $50 million

Radon gas linked to lung cancer? - ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA

Radon Tesing News - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:05

Radon gas linked to lung cancer?
ConnectTriStates.com powered by KHQA
"The Tri-State area here and around the Mississippi have drastically high concentrations of radon, we don't know if you use one of those devices to mitigate the risk of radon, you could put it in the basement to decrease the radon exposure, seems like ...

Singer Richard Marx lists Lake Bluff mansion for $18 million

Chicago Tribune Homes - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:11
Singer and songwriter Richard Marx on Wednesday listed his nine-bedroom, 29,475-square-foot, David Adler-designed mansion on Lake Michigan in Lake Bluff for $18 million.






The Hunt: A Brooklyn Apartment? Make It Postwar.

Chrissy Hunt and Sean Oliver went looking for a newer apartment in Manhattan and Brooklyn.






Events: A Mexican Art Collector's Trove to Be Sold on Paddle8

“The Eye Collection: Visionary Mexican Modern Design” features 150 lots.







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