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The Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village apartment in NYC

New York's median rent is $1,100. Seems low...

Apr 28, 2014
Rents are rising in cities across the country.
Posted In: rent, New York City, Housing

It's cheaper to buy than rent, but the gap is closing

Apr 18, 2014
Since the financial crisis, people who hold a mortgage have spent less on housing than people who rent. So why don't more people buy?
Posted In: Housing

Real estate flippers are back!

Apr 14, 2014
Some of the biggest players in the housing bubble were house flippers.
Posted In: Housing, flip this house
Construction On New Housing Falls 10 Percent In June

Housing's bad month, via the letter 'L'

Apr 1, 2014
Blame the L's: labor, lumber, land, loans... and lousy weather.
Posted In: Housing, construction

A mixed outlook for the housing market

Mar 18, 2014
A recovery in new home construction hit bumps amid winter storms.
Posted In: Housing, NAB

What would a post-Fannie and Freddie world look like?

Mar 13, 2014
Many want the quasi-governmental outfits snuffed out for good
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Housing, housing bubble, asset bubble, privatization, real estate

Zombie Attack!! (Foreclosures, that is)

Mar 13, 2014
Vacant homes in foreclosure can drag down neighborhoods and home prices
Posted In: Housing, zombies, foreclosure

Can shipping containers solve London's housing crisis?

Mar 3, 2014
Rent for old steel containers costs just $400 per month.
Posted In: London, Housing, shipping

Weekly Wrap: Economic blood pressure

Feb 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Posted In: GDP, Housing

Mobility remains a challenge for struggling home owners

Feb 28, 2014
This is a good news, bad news story. We'll start with the good news.
Posted In: homeowner, Housing, home ownership, real estate

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