Real Estate

Rep. Maxine Waters and Sen. Kamala Harris Getty Images; Reuters Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Maxine Waters introduced a bill Thursday to invest more than $100 billion in affordable housing. The measure, called the Housing is Infrastructure Act, aims to target issues such as limited affordable rental units and aging public housing. The California Democrats’
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The agents I most admire here (and there are many) are those who have dedicated themselves to … [+] breaking down these barriers. AdobeStock_182825319 This past weekend Newsday published a thorough and well-documented article detailing multiple cases of apparent housing discrimination by real estate agents in Suffolk and Nassau Counties on Long Island. The degree
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A PulteGroup housing development in San Jose, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images The nation’s single-family homebuilders are feeling very positive about their business, but a monthly sentiment indicator fell in November from a recent high. The national association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) fell one point to 70,
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WeWork’s lesser-known cofounder Miguel McKelvey remains the company’s chief culture officer. Visual China Group via Getty Images As the once-hot office-sharing startup WeWork imploded this fall, frustrated investors pushed out its charismatic and erratic cofounder and CEO, Adam Neumann. The company’s other cofounder?, Miguel McKelvey, 45, an under-the-radar presence compared with the outsize Neumann, stuck
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The Hermitage Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tennessee (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images) Getty Images The Hermitage Hotel was named the “Best City Center Historic Hotel” by the Historic Hotels of America at the 2019 Awards of Excellence. Historic Hotels of America is the official program of
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Aerial panorama of Jersey City skyline at sunset. Getty Here’s the latest on the country’s most expensive ZIP codes for apartment renters according to ApartmentGuide.Com. ApartmentGuide.com looks at multi-family buildings with 50 units or more to scope out where the priciest neighborhoods are. Brian Carberry, Managing Director of ApartmentGuide found few surprises. ”I think on this
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A realtor, at right, shows prospective buyers a property in Newport Beach, California. Jamie Rector | Bloomberg | Getty Images Competition in the fall housing market is falling. Just 10% of offers written by Redfin agents for their clients in October faced a bidding war, down from 39% a year ago, according to the Seattle-based
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Belle Meade Plantation is dressed up for the Christmas holiday Courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp Everyone loves Nashville for the music, the hot chicken and the vibrant neighborhoods. Students of historic architecture find a lot to love in Music City, too: Nashville is home to a number of house museums well worth the
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is joined on stage by Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) during the Climate Crisis Summit at Drake University on November 9, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen Maturen | Getty Images Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will unveil legislation on Thursday that provides $180 billion over 10
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Owning and maintaining beachfront property has always come with a different set of considerations than inland homes. For starters, beachfront properties require mandatory flood insurance and often have higher property taxes and management costs. These additional expenses are well worth it for many homebuyers. The positive effects of coastal living are backed by science .
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Courtesy: NYPD The New York City Police Department released video footage on Tuesday showing a group of men who they say ransacked a mansion belonging to billionaire real estate mogul Don Ghermezian, stealing $140,000 worth of luggage and jewelry. The footage shows several unidentified male suspects walking past a security camera on Saturday evening outside
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Private first-floor garage. StreetEasy via Nest Seekers Attention Little Monsters: A massive downtown Manhattan townhouse once rented by Lady Gaga is on the market for $17.99 million. The 11,000-square-foot, five-bedroom, 12-bath mansion at 347 W. 17th St. in Chelsea was built in 1920 but was recently gut-renovated, and Mother Monster is reportedly the only person
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Steve and Leann Ford Reid Rolls Leanne Ford’s book (co-written with her brother Steve Ford) might be called Work In Progress, but the interior designer and HGTV star is anything but. While the book documents their charming tales of growing up together in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this memoir doesn’t shy away from revealing the missteps on the
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Residences on Yerba Buena Island. Hayes Davison After two decades of planning, the first renderings of the condo complex coming to San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Island have finally been released to the public. The community being constructed on the naturally-formed landmass will feature 266 condos, including apartments, single-family houses and townhouses, surrounded by 72 acres
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VA loans are on the rise with Millennials and younger buyers. Getty When it comes to mortgages, VA loans are about the best you can get. With no down payment, no mortgage insurance, and super-low interest rates, they save homebuyers significantly—both up-front and over the long haul.  And while VA loans have historically been underutilized,
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday highlighted one segment in the retail industry he believes will work well in a portfolio whether the economy is slowing or thriving. The off-price retailers of TJX Companies, Ross Stores and Burlington Stores satisfy both consumers looking for bargain deals and real estate investment trusts, or REITs, looking to lease
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The Kellum-Noble House, a 1847 Houston property still sitting on its original site in what is now a … [+] city park, has seen its share of history. After a restoration project that started in 2014, it’s reopening. CALpix On the edge of downtown Houston’s modern business district, the city’s oldest building is reopening following
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