Businesses like Cook Medical in Indiana say the housing shortage makes it harder to recruit and keep middle-income workers. Now, more companies are building places for employees to rent or even buy.
Black and Latinx homes are more likely to be undervalued by real estate appraisers, who are mostly older white men. New recruiting and technology aims to change how appraisals are done and by whom.
Low housing inventory has created competition between millennials, who are in their peak home-buying years, and boomers, who may be downsizing or buying second homes.
The buying frenzy of a year ago is long gone. Home buyers have pulled away, sellers are holding back, and the whole housing market is locked in a deep freeze.
A Cincinnati agency says large investors are taking some of the most affordable homes off the market, exacerbating the racial wealth gap. It's now helping its new tenants buy the homes themselves.
Elderly homeowners in Florida are suing the billion dollar company that owns their mobile home park. Big companies are buying up parks around the country, but critics say residents pay the price.
Many people move without realizing the danger that wildfires pose to their new home. A new risk rating system could help buyers learn more on real estate sites.
Fast-rising home prices are creating opportunities for some longtime Black homeowners. Those high valuations can also raise big questions about the best way to tap into that wealth.
The company disclosed Tuesday that it lost about $304 million in the third quarter after purchasing homes at higher prices than it now expects to sell them at.
Here's what a troubled property developer tells us about the Chinese economy.
A new analysis by Freddie Mac has found that only 7.4% of appraisals in majority-white census tracts came in below contract price, compared with 12.5% for Black areas and 15.4% for Latino ones.
For decades, rising property prices helped enrich China. Now one of the country's biggest developers is facing bankruptcy. Policymakers fear it could send China's financial system into a tailspin.
The Dow Jones slumped over 600 points as financial troubles at property developer China Evergrande Group became the latest in a growing list of concerns for Wall Street.
The pandemic has made the housing market even tighter in the mountain West, where first-time buyers are trying to decide whether this is just the future or a bubble headed eventually for a bust.