Vertical villages are changing the concept of neighborhood

Vertical villages are changing the concept of neighborhood

Multifamily dwellings in high-density areas are changing the concept of neighborhood.

US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

May 21
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due mainly to relatively few listings and rising prices, providing evidence of the housing sector's uneven recovery.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.84 percent

May 21
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week after rising for three straight weeks.
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May 21

Renters appear more satisfied in many pricey US cities

High rents are worth it.
Variety
May 20
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's former N.Y. home on the market for $3.8M

The suburban New York home where F. Scott Fitzgerald is believed to have written "The Great Gatsby" is up for sale.
May 19

Business Highlights

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May 18

US homebuilders' confidence in sales prospects ebbs

U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident about their sales prospects, a reflection of the sluggish start to this spring's home-selling season.Even so, builders' overall…
May 17

In sign of times, hardest-hit Nevada may end foreclosure aid

At its height, Nevada was ground zero for the Great Recession. Unemployment topped 14 percent, the highest in the nation. The state led in per-capita bankruptcy filings. And one in every 10 homes faced foreclosure.
May 14

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage up for 3rd straight week

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the third straight week.
May 13

RX for Baltimore economy: More residents with money to spend

The fragility of Baltimore's economy was exposed by Freddie Gray's death from a spinal injury suffered while in police custody.
May 12

Business Highlights

___Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion in mobile video betNEW YORK (AP) — After selling millions of Americans their mobile phones, Verizon now wants to…
May 12

First-time buyers face hurdles to homeownership this spring

Young people aspiring to buy their first home are already facing disappointment this year.Rising prices are putting more homes out of reach, and pickings are…
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May 11

Why homebuyers face a tough spring

Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Be warned: there'll be plenty of competitionBidding wars have broken…