Jan 25, 2013 One of the reasons prices are going up in many U.S. neighborhoods is because investors are buying houses, sprucing them up and then renting them out. Landlords like these don't have a great image. But in Oakland, Calif., they can be an enormous force for change and good.
Jan 25, 2013 Just off the coast of Miami is one of the richest places in the country. Marketplace takes a tour of the ultra-exclusive enclave.
Jan 23, 2013 As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers
Jan 23, 2013 Luxury real estate developer Jorge Perez talks about the highs and lows of selling ritzy condos to the rich and famous.
Jan 18, 2013 Letter grades from the health department found in the windows of restaurants in cities like San Francisco and New York will begin appearing in Yelp reviews. And, the National Association of Realtors gets in the tech startup game.
Jan 15, 2013 Companies like Lennar have an incentive to start building again as the inventory of vacant houses falls. Conditions are good for consumers, with some hitches.
Jan 11, 2013 We're talking about some of this week's biggest news stories: consumer debt, the new mortgage rules, and gun control.
Jan 10, 2013 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is rolling out new rules for mortgage lending. Some bank analysts say that counter-intuitively the stricter rules could actually loosen mortgage lending.
Jan 15, 2013 HUD cannot afford to fix its public housing, so the government wants to reclassify the properties as Section 8.
Jan 9, 2013 As 2013 kicks off, one of the biggest changes to the landscape of consumer finance is taking place in the housing market.