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8 Essential New Grilling Techniques You Need to Know

I suppose all cooking has been an evolution for me, but since I began grilling, just about 40 years ago, I’ve been taking notes. I started with …

Where in south inland Orange County did home prices jump 33%?

Homebuying in inland South County — including Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita and San Juan Capistrano — rose 7.5 percent in the …

Bolognese

Bolognese sauce is an originally Italian, meat-based sauce that is served with pasta. Here, our favorite Bolognese recipes including pappardelle with …

Realtors are worried about Trump's tax plan. California homeowners should be too

If President Trump and congressional Republicans have their way, homeownership in California will become less attractive. And that really worries Realtors and builders.<p>And, of course, it also should greatly disturb home buyers.<p>The real estate and home building lobbies have historically supported …

Real Estate

Renting Would Beat Owning Under House Tax Proposal, Realtors Say

Under the tax plan proposed by House Republicans, owning a home would make less financial sense than renting for the great majority of Americans, …

San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, a home has sold for nearly $1 million over asking

San Francisco's housing market is so out of control, the new owners of a cavernous hillside home in the city offered nearly $1 million over asking in order to pre-empt a bidding war.<p>1 Miguel Street went into contract after just two days on the market, closing for $2.6 million. The out-of-state …

Target and other retailers are using lease agreements to throw a wrench into Amazon's plans for Whole Foods

As City Center mall's largest tenant, Target had a say over changes to the property. According to people familiar with the lease discussions, Target balked at sharing the mall with Whole Foods because it feared competition from the grocery chain's new owner, Amazon.<p>Early attempts to persuade Target …

Best Decision You Ever Made: Paying Off Your Mortgage?

Is paying off your mortgage a good idea for Americans in late middle-age?<p>As usual with money decisions, your own personal circumstances will provide …

Tip: Testosterone Blood Tests Are Garbage

The President's total testosterone is 441. Does that mean anything? Here's what you don't know about T testing.<p>Last summer on The Dr. Oz show, the …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Laguna Hills or Laguna Niguel: Where’s housing hotter?

Here are homebuying highlights for Laguna Hills and Laguna Niguel from ReportsOnHousing for August.<p>This house-hunting data tracks resales of existing …

CoStar Fully Integrates Database With LoopNet, Creates New Platform For Users

The ubiquitious tool commercial real estate professionals use in their daily workflow is about to look and feel noticeably different.<p>CoStar has completed an 18-month process of integrating its database with its public LoopNet listing service, and it plans to roll out a revamped platform for users …

U.S. Economy On The Cusp Of Major Breakout

After years of sluggish growth, it looks like the U.S. economy is finally the verge of breaking through the proverbial ceiling. Not only have several …

U.S. Economy

8 Proven Ways to Make Money in Real Estate

You don't need an enormous amount of capital to find and execute lucrative deals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Real estate has produced more wealth than any other industry in the history of time. However, people still remain skeptical about entering into the fray. …

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare Filling: Bring first 3 ingredients and 3 cups cranberries to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Boil, …

Want a Mortgage? Good Credit Might Not Be Good Enough

It’s too hard to qualify for a home loan. Lenders are reluctant to give conventional mortgages to people without pristine credit.<p>If you’ve applied for a mortgage with a good, but not great, credit score, you might have suffered through this firsthand. You can point your finger at federal regulators …

It’s a Seller’s Market—And Here’s Why

Luxury home buyers outnumber sellers by a nearly 3:2 margin, a trend expected to continue for the next 3 years.<p>If you’re thinking about selling a …

The Exposed Thong Is Back—But What Happens When You Wear It in Public?

Recently, I published a report declaring that the visible thong was back. Or maybe it was more like an ode. After all, who doesn’t love a good thong moment? A slight flash of a strap has that freaky Freudian effect that riles up the imagination. Or as Svetlana Bevza, one of several designers who …

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3 ways to scrub a collections stain off a credit report

Your credit scores take a hit if you fall behind on payments to a creditor, and again if an account is sent to the creditor’s collection department or sold to a third-party collector. You may be able to repair some damage to your scores by resolving a collections account on your credit …

Personal Finance

7 Economic, Capital Market Trends To Note Ahead Of The Fed Meeting This Week

The Federal Reserve is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss monetary policy, the health of the economy and whether the country can withstand a rate hike in September — which would mark the third move this year.<p>Below are seven things the commercial real estate industry should note ahead of this …

August home sales tally best since 2005, but prices soften slightly

Low interest rates and a strong economy continued to drive Orange County homebuying to a 12-year high in August, despite a severe shortage of homes …

A Vast, $260 Million Chunk of Hawaiian Paradise Is on the Market

Anyone who spends $260 million on a property could reasonably expect to do with it as they please. Potential owners of Molokai Ranch, a 55,575-acre …

AI is changing how real estate professionals do business

By now, it’s clear that AI is less the stuff of sci-fi nightmares and more a modern tool we can use in our daily lives. Wise as it is to heed the warnings of brilliant minds and stay apprised of potential threats to humanity, bots won’t be taking over the world tomorrow. They might be helping you …

San Diego's hottest ZIPs for home prices in 2017

Xiaosong Wu<p>San Diego County’s median home price broke previous records this year, exceeding $530,000. Many communities in the region saw major price …

In a Home Trust, How Does One Beneficiary Buy Out the Others?

A home trust is one way of inheriting property—whether it's from a parent or other benefactor. This can be a fortunate but complex situation. It's …

Are We On The Brink Of Housing Bubble 2.0? | Investopedia

Less than a decade removed from the Great Recession where countless Americans walked away from their homes as default rates and foreclosures hit …

Retail-restaurant roundup: Grocery Outlet in Irvine delayed; Burger Boss to open in Tustin; cheese tart craze continues

Corona-based Burger Boss is set to open another Orange County location Wednesday, Sept. 20. The regional fast food chain puts customers in control …

New generation of home buyers tiptoes into market

LOS ANGELES e_SEmD Newly married and in their mid-20s, Josh and Kayleigh Hyink were ready for the next step in their “master plan.” So the ...

WELLS FARGO: We're seeing slower lending in autos and commercial real estate

Wells Fargo & Co expects to gain better control of costs in relation to revenues, as it works to recover from a sales scandal, its chief executive officer said on Tuesday.<p>Tim Sloan, CEO of the third largest U.S. bank, said expenses will likely account for 60 percent to 61 percent of revenues in the …

Co-working space is on a tear in Denver, leading some to speculate it will take over the office market

Purveyors of co-working and shared office space have a theory: traditional office real estate is dead. Flexible leasing arrangements, chic interior …