real estate


Can you buy a house without Fannie Mae?

Aug 6, 2013
President Obama proposes phasing out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to shift mortgage-market risk from taxpayers to private banks
Posted In: real estate, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Middle class asks: Should we buy our homes?

Aug 5, 2013
President Obama will give a speech in Phoenix on Tuesday about housing and the middle class.
Posted In: home ownership, real estate, housing bubble, middle class, Housing

Home prices in Denver, Dallas at all-time highs

Jul 30, 2013
Closely-watched Case Shiller index shows further jump in home prices in most markets.
Posted In: real estate

A realtor's tale: Selling houses after a housing crash

Jul 29, 2013
Kristal Wilson sold lots of houses to people during the housing boom -- and then helped them with short sales when prices collapsed as they faced foreclosure.
Posted In: Housing, housing crisis, real estate

Mobile homes: The original housing bubble

Jul 26, 2013
The mobile home industry had its heyday 15 years ago. Since then, sales have fallen by about 90 percent.
Posted In: mobile homes, RVs, real estate, foreclosure

The housing market is flipping out

Jul 19, 2013
A new report explores the uptick in speculative home flipping -- though the geography of flipping has, well, flipped.
Posted In: Housing, real estate, flipping, housing market

Sizing up Batman's 2013 expenses

Jul 17, 2013
Mashable has an infographic tallying up the likely costs of utility belts, Batmobiles and tasteful cave furniture for Batman through the years -- adjusted for inflation of course.
Posted In: Batman, New York City, real estate

New York's new billionaire street

Jun 4, 2013
Three luxury high-rise apartment towers are luring the ultra-wealthy to an area of Midtown Manhattan better known for offices and stores.
Posted In: New York City, apartments, real estate

Bidding wars, rising prices - but a housing bubble?

Apr 11, 2013
Phoenix, Arizona, was hit hard during the housing crash. Now the housing market is recovering quickly and home buyers are frustrated. But one expert says that doesn't make a housing bubble.
Posted In: housing market, housing crisis, real estate, arizona

Is the housing recovery leaving too many behind?

Apr 3, 2013
According to a report in the Washington Post, President Obama's administration is worried that the housing recovery is leaving too many people, including young people, behind.
Posted In: Housing, real estate, credit, home loans