real estate


Many Marin workers can't afford to live in Marin

Jun 18, 2015
What happens when most of your county's workers can’t afford to live in the county?
Posted In: affordable housing, Housing, real estate, San Francisco, rent

Finding affordable housing in an unaffordable place

Jun 10, 2015
Projects like Marin's Toussin Senior Apartments help but are tricky to finance.
Posted In: affordable housing, Housing, real estate, San Francisco, rent
The land of the 48 contiguous states is worth about $23 trillion.

Landing on a value for the United States

Apr 6, 2015
Mapping out how much the United States is worth.
Posted In: united states, US, real estate, property

Slim Thug's real estate plan, dashed by a dalliance

Mar 25, 2015
The rap artist learned an expensive lesson about mixing business with pleasure.
Posted In: Personal Finance, real estate, short sales, New York Times, slim thug
Despite bewilderingly low interest rates and an apparently improving economy, the housing market is still faltering.

The housing market is still struggling

Feb 24, 2015
Why housing numbers are still cloudy
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Chinese companies look to invest in American real estate

Feb 16, 2015
For years, China shipped manufactured goods to the rest of the world. Now, Chinese companies are sitting on big cash reserves, and they’re looking to invest.
Posted In: Chinese economy, real estate, New York
Geologist Harold Wanless stands in front of a salinity-control barrier near the Miami airport. Many such structures, which release floodwater without letting in saltwater, will cease to function in a few decades.

Rising seas threaten South Florida's drinking water

Feb 10, 2015
Even with 60 inches of rain a year, Miami may not have enough to drink.
Posted In: rising sea level, Miami, real estate
High-rise construction cranes hover over downtown Miami.

Miami condo-buyers aren't homeowners. They're traders.

Feb 10, 2015
Why fears of rising seas and big storms don't cool the market.
Posted In: real estate, Miami, investment
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami.

Homeownership rate dips to lowest level in 20 years

Jan 30, 2015
A drop in homeownership might — or might not — be a key economic indicator.
Posted In: real estate, home, Housing, home ownership
An interior  of a model condominium at the Platinum luxury condominiums in New York City.

New York developers are mad for super-lux apartments

Jan 5, 2015
High demand and prices drive a New York City trend: Pricey apartments.
Posted In: luxury investments, luxury houses, real estate