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Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December

"It's a baby step in the right direction," said Jonathan Miller, CEO of appraisal and research firm Miller Samuel. "The metrics are still very weak." Read Article

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 08:28:27 PST

New York City may turn vacant retail space into Covid testing sites, says real estate mogul

Converting vacant retail space into rapid testing sites could help people feel comfortable going back to restaurants, real estate executive William Rudin said. Read Article

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:27:08 PST

Mortgage refinance demand spikes 20% as borrowers fear missing out on record-low rates

After setting more than a dozen record lows last year, mortgage rates began 2021 on an upward climb. That lit a fire under borrowers hoping to refinance. Read Article

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:00:14 PST

How this couple paid off their $195,000 mortgage in under 4 years

Andy and Nicole Hill bought a 2,600-square-foot home just outside of Detroit at the end of 2013. They paid it off in November 2017. Read Article

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 09:13:30 PST

Climate change has cost the U.S. billions of dollars in flood damage, study finds

Extreme rainfall fueled by climate change has caused nearly $75 billion in flood damage in the U.S. in the past three decades, a new study shows. Read Article

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 12:00:01 PST

Op-ed: Reform our bankruptcy laws before a tsunami of Covid debt comes due

When collection moratoria end, there will be a tsunami of foreclosures, evictions, and collection actions, writes Georgetown University Law Professor Adam J. Levitin. Read Article

Mon, 11 Jan 2021 06:04:33 PST

Improvement in Covid-related mortgage bailouts drops dramatically along with job losses

More borrowers are getting current on their mortgages again, after falling behind on payments due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the improvement is slowing. Read Article

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:38:48 PST

Buyers and sellers are substantially more pessimistic about the housing market, as Covid cases surge again

After a strong surge in home sales over the past six months, suddenly consumers are concerned about the overall health of the housing market. Read Article

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 08:41:26 PST

Congress approves $25 billion in rental assistance. Here's how to apply

Congress has established a $25 billion fund to help people who've fallen behind on their rent in the pandemic. Wondering if you qualify, and how to apply? Read Article

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 11:05:32 PST

Op-ed: Harnessing market forces for good can ease America's growing housing crisis

At a time when staying home has been so essential to protecting our health and communities, an alarming number of families are in danger of eviction, write Bobby Turner and Chris Paul. Read Article

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 11:44:25 PST