May 7, 2013 Lisa Prevost's new book, 'Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate,' looks at towns that have used zoning laws to keep low- and middle-income families out, in favor of the rich moving in.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 3, 2013 Big investors have been snapping up foreclosed homes and turning them into rentals. Now some of those investors are hoping to capitalize on their distressed buys -- and share the spoils with the general public -- by going public.
Apr 18, 2013 Thankfully, it seems it's just a paperwork snafu.
Apr 16, 2013 Housing starts in March rose at the highest rate in five years. Which begs the question: What kind of house do people want these days?
Apr 12, 2013 Now that the housing market is picking up, making improvements on your home is worth it if you want to put it on the market. Which ones pay off in a quicker sale?
Apr 12, 2013 Would-be homeowners balance the risks of buying with benefits like building their assets and bettering their children's chances.
Apr 12, 2013 Starting today, checks are on the way to victims of wrongful foreclosures as part of a $3.6 billion settlement between banks and federal regulators. But for most of those borrowers, it won’t exactly be Christmas in April.
Apr 9, 2013 A growing number of U.S. homeowners are renting rooms to recovering addicts and turning their properties into so-called ‘sober homes.’ It's a hot but sketchy new real estate market.
Apr 3, 2013 According to a report in the Washington Post, President Obama's administration is worried that the housing recovery is leaving too many people, including young people, behind.