Despite a booming economy, pleasant climate and natural treasures, nearly two-thirds of California’s Bay Area residents say the quality of life here has gotten worse in the last five years, according to a new poll.
Bay Area IPOs to add some fuel to hot housing market
Homelessness is rampant among California community college students. A new bill addresses it
For many college students, academics are an afterthought.
Holly D. Johnson: My husband and I owned three homes before the age of 30 and paid off one mortgage in cash – here’s how we did it
Real estate Q&A: Quiet house is now party central. What can neighbors do?
Q: A neighbor on our quiet street decided to make a motel out of his four-bedroom home. Now we have large groups staying there making noise at all hours and parking in front of other people’s houses. Is our neighbor allowed to do this? – Dan
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Florida International University is building a hotel on its main campus
Housing vouchers can save people from homelessness. But landlords may not accept them
Mary Wisniewski: New wave of fintech firms are battling for your savings with high yields
It’s something online-only banks compete on: Slapping attractive interest rates on their savings accounts to woo you. But in recent months, your high-yield account options have been multiplying from a newer space as interest rates have perked up from years of near nothingness during the aftermath of the economic crisis.
A new starchitect mega project is coming to Miami. You won’t ever guess where.
Massive Little Haiti project and $31M aid get initial OK — but not a green light yet
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Robert Zangrillo steps away from Little Haiti project after college scam indictment
Robert Zangrillo, one of the main investors in the Magic City Innovation District project in Little Haiti, is stepping back from the project to tend to his legal troubles following his indictment in a nationwide college admissions scam operation. His company Dragon Global will remain a part of the development.
Is $31M deal right for Little Haiti? Miami commission weighs Magic City development
Chicago picks Jeanne Gang-led group as architect of O’Hare’s $8.5 billion expansion project
Architect Jeanne Gang, whose city projects have included skyline-changing high-rises, Chicago River boathouses and a college dorm, will lead a team of architects tapped to design the massive $8.5 billion O’Hare International Airport expansion.
Rural America faces a housing cost crunch
The problem of housing affordability, long a concern in popular big cities, has moved to rural America.
This $250K house is on the smallest lot in San Diego
Dori Zinn: 6 ways to bounce back from bankruptcy
Filing for bankruptcy can feel like you’ve hit rock bottom.
Real estate Q&A: Don’t be a victim; protect yourself when buying or selling property
Q: I am getting ready to sell my house. I spent many years paying off my mortgage and am worried about something terrible happening to my proceeds. I need that money to buy a condo and retire. How can I protect myself? – Randall
Her death was suspicious. Her boyfriend killed himself. Her sister is seeking justice.
After the fiery ‘Sons of Anarchy’ style suicide of Alejandro Aparicio, Valerie Greenberg, sister of late Miami real estate executive Andrea Greenberg, said she is finally ready mourn the loss of her sibling..
Waiting for Mana. What does the mogul who owns half of Flagler Street have up his sleeve?
Entrepreneur Moishe Mana, who bought 45 properties along and abutting Miami’s Flagler Street, says he’s finally ready to act. His first move: an art and design university will move to the downtown district.
Feds are investigating possible Chinese spying at Mar-a-Lago and Cindy Yang, sources say
Ex-Canes star Mark Walton shot by police Taser, then arrested for third time this year
Man dies in Miami after Mexican star punches him in traffic incident. Actor’s left U.S.
Miami healthcare exec Philip Esformes found guilty of paying kickbacks and bribes
‘Extreme’ flight risk: Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago says she owns $1.3M home, BMW
How much home can you afford?
Skyrocketing real estate prices make finding an affordable home difficult for many South Floridians. This tool shows where you can afford a home and how school quality, safety and annual value growth compare.