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High Housing Costs Raise an Obstacle for Women Fleeing Abuse

By Colleen Long | Aug 19
Those fleeing domestic violence nationwide are struggling with a critical piece of recovery: finding a permanent home. As rents skyrocket and waiting lists for public housing grow, victims often end up homeless for years - or go back to their abusers.

Why Americans Are Waiting Longer Than Ever to Buy First Homes

By Josh Boak | Aug 17
Short of cash and unsettled in their careers, young Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy their first homes.

Fund Manager Q&A: Real Estate Funds Can Rebound

By Alex Veiga | Aug 17
It's a great time to be a landlord. You just wouldn't know it by looking at how real estate investment trusts are faring this year. Demand for apartments, storage space and other commercial real estate has grown as the economy adds jobs at a solid clip.

Turning Empty Spaces Into Art Installations

By Ula Ilnytzky | Aug 11
No Longer Empty is a nonprofit arts group that seeks out empty and underutilized spaces for art installations throughout New York City.

US Construction Spending Rose a Slight 0.1 Pct in June

By Martin Crutsinger | Aug 6
U.S. construction spending increased in June by the smallest amount in five months as a big drop in nonresidential building activity offset a third straight increase in home building.

Owners Turning to Auctions to Sell High-End Properties

By John Marshall | Aug 3
Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes.

Can US Housing Industry's Comeback Endure? The Outlook Dims

By Josh Boak | Jul 31
The U.S. housing market has sizzled this summer, lifting expectations that home sales will finally help drive an economic expansion now in its seventh year. Or will it?

Home Buying Tips From HGTV's Mike Holmes

By Alicia Rancilio | Jul 30
Mike Holmes, famous for calling out bad plumbing, woodworking and electrical work on the HGTV show "Holmes on Homes," says there are steps homebuyers can take to avoid many of those problems.

Strong Home Sales, Limited Supply Lift US Home Prices in May

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Jul 30
U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.

San Francisco's Chinatown Clings to Roots Amid Tech Boom

By Janie Har | Jul 27
For a century and a half, San Francisco's Chinatown, the nation's oldest, has sheltered waves of immigrants seeking a new life. Now, Chinatown faces powerful economic and demographic challenges that could upend its identity as the city undergoes an unprec

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