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  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stock market slips after weaker than expected growth in US NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are drifting mostly lower in midday trading, but are still on track to end the month…

  • Signed contracts to buy US homes rise to 18-month high

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year.…

  • House from ‘The Godfather’ for sale

    WASHINGTON — A house made famous by the film, “The Godfather,” may be an offer you can’t refuse. The Academy Award-winning movie was filmed in many New York locations, including a 1930 Tudor that was the home of Vito…

  • Travel agent ordered to sell house to repay victims of theft

    WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A former travel agent from New Jersey has been ordered to sell his house and car to pay restitution to 20 customers who paid him for a Mediterranean cruise that never…

  • Perfect timing: Baked & Wired sister store gets go ahead for buildout

    A short permit rundown on this snowy Thursday. Let’s get to it. 440 K St. NW: How about this for timing, on this first day of legal pot in the District. Interior construction of a…

  • Are ‘pot-friendly’ D.C. condos, apts. on the way?

    WASHINGTON — The legalization of pot for home use in D.C. has the Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington doing outreach to landlords over how to deal with the changes. Nicola Whiteman, senior…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ TJ Maxx, Marshalls to follow Wal-Mart in raising pay NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores became the latest retailer to boost pay for its U.S. workers, putting…

  • US new home sales nudge down in January

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market. The Commerce Department says…

  • US new home sales fall slightly in January

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market. The Commerce Department said…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Asian stocks mostly up, cheered by US Fed chair remarks TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher today, cheered by diminished prospects that U.S. interest rates would be raised soon. On Wall…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls DETROIT (AP) — More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. — about one-fifth of the total — were recalled…

  • Photos: Embassy Row home for sale

    Explore one of the newest homes in D.C.’s Embassy Row neighborhood.

  • Historic snows causing headaches for real estate industry

    BOSTON (AP) — All that snow in New England may make your property look as pretty as a calendar shot, but it won’t do you any favors if you’re trying to buy or sell a…

  • New flight paths angering residents in Phoenix, other cities

    PHOENIX (AP) — Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a…

  • Fewer homes for sale pushes up US house prices in December

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in December at a faster pace than the previous month, likely because of a much smaller number of homes for sale. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price…