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Techies Snatching Up More Real Estate in Southern CA

Mar 25
Internet moguls like Amazon's Jeff Bezos aren't the only techies snatching up real estate in Southern California.

80 Years On, Charleston Worries About New Building Design

By Bruce Smith | Mar 19
Eight decades after Charleston passed the nation's first historic preservation ordinance to protect its picturesque city of old pastel buildings and quiet gardens, there's concern the design of new buildings is not as good as that of the old.

Tips on Scoring the Best Rate on a Home Loan

By Alex Veiga | Mar 18
Mortgage interest rates have hovered near historic lows in recent years, but change may be on the horizon. The Federal Reserve is considering increasing the short-term interest rate it controls as early as June.

Tempted by Detroit's $500 Properties? 5 Things to Know

By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 13
Buying homes or vacant lots for $500 might sound inviting, even in a city as troubled as Detroit. But there are no guarantees.

What it Takes to Call Detroit Home

By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 11
In 1950, Detroit had a population of 1.85 million. Today, 690,000 remain - a mere third of those who lived here when this was the fifth-largest city in America. Here are some of their stories.

Historic Snows Causing Headaches for Real Estate Industry

By Philip Marcelo | Feb 26
All that snow in New England may make your property look as pretty as a calendar shot, but it won't do you any favors if you're trying to buy or sell a house.

US New Home Sales Fall Slightly in January

By Josh Boak | Feb 26
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.

Recession "Poster City" Still Faces Uphill Road

By Matthew Wexler | Feb 25
A small Ohio town continues to bounce back after being dubbed "ground zero" for the Great Recession.

Home Construction Slips in January

By Josh Boak | Feb 19
U.S. homebuilders slowed the pace of construction in January, breaking ground on fewer single-family houses ahead of the spring buying season.

Student Debt Load Limits Americans' Home-Buying

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Feb 18
Younger Americans are struggling to keep up with steadily-rising student debt loads, a burden that is limiting their ability to buy homes.

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