In the Region | Westchester: Westchester — Backyard Chicken Raising Grows in Popularity

Proximity to a backyard henhouse, which is becoming quite the rage, can be viewed by prospective buyers as a blot on the landscape or a charming aspect of country life.

Rage grows over mortgage deal

As more details emerge about the massive $26 billion foreclosure settlement between the five biggest mortgage lenders and the states’ attorneys general, a growing number of borrowers are realizing that the deal will do little, if anything, to help them out.

In Berlin, Apartments Are the Rage

Berlin saw a record number of tourists last year, but Germany’s capital also is becoming a place where more people want to live.