real estate


Real talk with your realtor: Be honest about your feelings

Mar 25, 2013
Buying a house is a huge emotional decision. It's important to know the market you're buying in -- and just as important to construct a relationship with your realtor.
Posted In: Housing, real estate, emotions

Return of the home ATM?

Mar 25, 2013
As the housing recovery boosts equity, will homeowners again use their properties as their own personal cash machines?
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Realtors ask: "What can I do to get you OUT of that house?"

Mar 20, 2013
With housing inventory at its lowest point in 13 years, realtors are trying new tactics to add listings.
Posted In: housing market, real estate

House prices are up, but not yet bubbling

Feb 26, 2013
Sharp price increases in some regions raise concerns about a new housing bubble. But as prices rise, more sellers will appear, steadying the market.
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Omaha: How's the housing market where Warren Buffett lives?

Feb 8, 2013
On paper, Omaha looks like a pretty great place to live: It's consistently rated one of the most affordable cities in the country. Why is it doing so well?
Posted In: Nebraska, Housing, real estate

The open house is back -- and so are the 'lookie-loos'

Feb 1, 2013
Resurgent home sales are a boon for those who like to tour open houses for fun.
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Home prices start to climb again

Feb 1, 2013
Home prices are starting to climb again, particularly in certain cities -- such as Phoenix, Los Angeles and Miami. The news may be good for the housing industry, but some aspiring homeowners find themselves priced out.
Posted In: housing prices, los angeles, real estate

Is the real estate market really recovering?

Jan 25, 2013
The latest housing market numbers seem to show that home buying has bounced back, thanks to record low interest rates. But experts like Glenn Kelman, CEO of Redfin, say not so fast when it comes to buying a home.
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Fisher Island: America's most exclusive zip code

Jan 25, 2013
Just off the coast of Miami is one of the richest places in the country. Marketplace takes a tour of the ultra-exclusive enclave.
Posted In: Miami, luxury, wealthy, Fisher Island, real estate

Miami home buyers compete with wealthy investors

Jan 23, 2013
As the housing market revives, investors paying cash crowd out middle-class home shoppers
Posted In: real estate, Miami