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South Carolina Homeowner Says Facebook Photos Show Teens Broke Into Home, Threw Party

A homeowner alerted police when he reportedly found pictures posted on Facebook of his daughter's teenage classmates partying in his house. The 39-year-old homeowner in Tega Cay, S.C., who wished to remain anonymous as to not embarrass his children, told WCNC-TV in nearby Charlotte that the party happened when his entire... Continue Reading »

Korean War Veteran John Ramsey of Clover, S.C., Faces Jail Time for Junk in His Yard

A 79-year-old Korean War veteran could land himself behind bars for up to 30 days if he doesn't clean up the junk in his yard. John Ramsey of Clover, S.C., was fined $500 by the town for collecting everything from washing machines, decorative horses and building materials, and keeping them on his lawn. In Clover, it is... Continue Reading »

13 Historic Homes From the 13 Original Colonies

By Erika Riggs How well do you know your U.S. history? It might have been awhile since your eighth-grade civics class, so we're giving you a brush-up on Colonial events with a real estate twist this Independence Day. From homes of Declaration signers to estates near Revolutionary War battlefields, we're touring 13... Continue Reading »

Foreclosure Aid: States Fall Short on Short Sales

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the $1.5 billion in new Home Affordable Modification Program funds exclusively for states with the biggest home price drops: California, Florida, Nevada, and Arizona (Michigan somehow made it in, too). Now the Treasury Department has announced Part 2 of that project – another $600... Continue Reading »

Aging Boomers: No Golf Please, Feed My Mind

How times have changed.... at least if retirement trends are the measure. When my parents' generation thought of retirement living, it was in Florida, probably on a golf course. If you lived in the Northeast, it was Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale or Miami. Midwesterners typically opted for Naples or Fort Myers. But Baby... Continue Reading »

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