homes

Three floods in three years? Yeah, we'll buy your house

Mar 18, 2014
After Hurricane Sandy, the state of New Jersey planned to buy 1,300 flood-prone homes and demolish them. What's taking so long?
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, new jersey, homes

Do Americans accumulate too much stuff?

Jul 13, 2012
There are some recent findings out that Americans have, well, just too much stuff -- and that a huge number of garages in America can't even fit cars because they are so filled with junk.
Posted In: consumer behavior, middle class, homes, mid-day extra

The housing bust as seen through the planned community

Jun 1, 2012
Photographer Amanda Dahlgren discusses her pictures of the real estate crash in master-planned communities in San Diego.
Posted In: Housing, homes, community, photography

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama defends efforts in Libya, home prices continue to decline

Mar 29, 2011
Here are the latest headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web....
Posted In: case shiller, gas, gas prices, homes, houses, housing market, mid-day update, mortgage, mortgage modifications, mortgage rates, Toyota

MIDDAY UPDATE: Renting, credit cards, and buzzwords

Dec 23, 2010
Today, Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics released a list of 55 U.S. organized according to how cost effective it is to rent a home, rather than buy....
Posted In: Credit Cards, credit rating, home prices, homeownership, homes, mid-day update, politics, rent

MIDDAY UPDATE: Housing numbers, foreign trade

Dec 16, 2010
Today we heard some mixed news about the housing market. The number of new homes being built rose in November. Meanwhile, RealtyTrac said...
Posted In: China, Europe, foreclosures, homes, Housing, India, Japan, mid-day update

MIDDAY UPDATE: Unemployment

Dec 2, 2010
The monthly unemployment report from the Labor department could indicate that 9.5 Americans are unemployed. That's about 26.4 million Americans are...
Posted In: Bush tax cuts, foreclosures, homes, mid-day update, Unemployment