The big risks in buying a house sight unseen

Patchogue, N.Y.: A home for sale, under contract, on Center Street in Patchogue, New York on May 17, 2022. Steve Pfost | Newsday | Getty Images In many areas of…

Cushman & Wakefield held in contempt in probe of Donald Trump company

New York State Attorney General, Letitia James, speaks during a news conference, to announce criminal justice reform in New York City, May 21, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters A New…

Mortgage demand sinks even as rates drop

People wait to visit a house for sale in Floral Park, Nassau County, New York. Wang Ying | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Mortgage rates dropped for the second…

Manhattan apartment sales fall 30% in June, prices remain high

FUTURE LIGHT | Photodisc | Getty Images Sales contracts for Manhattan apartments plunged by nearly a third in June as the city’s scorching real-estate market started to cool amid recession…

Metropolitan areas with the most million-dollar homes

Historic row houses in Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington. amedved | iStock | Getty Images Million-dollar homes aren’t common in the U.S., but you’re more likely to find these properties…

what it means for Asia junk bond investors

Real estate and related industries account for more than a quarter of China’s economy, according to Moody’s estimates. CFOTO | Future Publishing | Getty Images China’s real estate bonds were…

Housing shortage starts easing as listings surge in June

A historic housing shortage brought on by the one-two punch of slow construction and strong pandemic-induced demand is finally starting to ease. Active listings for homes jumped 19% in June,…

Judge lifts Trump contempt order in New York civil probe

Former U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Trump Tower in Manhattan on August 15, 2021 in New York City. James Devaney | GC Images | Getty Images A New York…

How to save money on summer cooling bills as energy prices rise

A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso…

Mortgage demand stalls again, even as interest rates swing briefly lower

After rising steadily for three weeks, mortgage rates dipped slightly last week, prompting a small increase in refinance activity. Activity from homebuyers, however, pulled back further, leaving total mortgage demand…