The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a deal to buy a house for $1. The catch: the homes can only be sold to local governments for neighborhood rehabilitation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Organic food might be good for your health but, as a consumer, it's not so good for your budget. High-end Whole Foods market is cutting expansion plans in response to a more frugal shopping public. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Offices are set aside. Phones are hooked up. The Treasury is setting up for the new administration's economic team. But whether that team has any influence before inauguration day is another story. Steve Henn reports.
The federal government is working on a new plan to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure. This would be paid for through the $700 billion rescue package finalized by Congress. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
New York City is normally an epicenter for construction and real estate, but developers are having a hard time filling up spaces lately. Sally Herships reports why the city's streets are quieter than usual right now.
In a world of questionable mortgage lenders and credit gone wrong, who can you trust to help you out of a foreclosure? Alisa Roth tells us stories of scammers that troubled homeowners should be careful to avoid.