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Jun 5, 2013 11:16PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

With the mayor's blessing, urban decay is being eliminated by way of the wrecking ball. Other cities have tried the tactic with disappointing results.

May 30, 2013 7:22PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Cosmopolitan tastes of younger Americans and the lingering trauma of recession are changing attitudes about what makes a great place to live.

May 23, 2013 5:08PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Remember when real estate was so hot there were lotteries, bidding wars and desperate people making offers sight unseen? In some markets, they're back.

May 16, 2013 7:38PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Demand is strong for these affordable, trendy, teeny new digs, some about the size of a parking space. And in some locations, opposition is strong as well.

May 8, 2013 6:26PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Mortgage lenders' demands are sometimes ridiculous as they work to tighten their standards. What's your horror story?

Apr 30, 2013 2:35PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Now the Georgia couple must pay a big tax bill to take possession of their prize property.

Apr 22, 2013 8:01PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Lenders worsened the housing bust by allowing homeowners to borrow aggressively against the rising value of their homes. Now they are gingerly testing the waters again.

Apr 18, 2013 1:18PM on Smart SpendingBy Marilyn Lewis

Relief checks to injured homeowners bounce, while banks are accused of continuing abusive foreclosure practices.

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