Housing and child care costs have dimmed the appeal of New York City for Black parents, and many are heading South.
Housing and child care costs have dimmed the appeal of New York City for Black parents, and many are heading South.
There are various taxes and fees involved when relatives settle their parents’ estate, but the first step is figuring out what it’s worth.
Five years after Hurricane Harvey destroyed their home, Becca and Sergio Fuentes are still rebuilding their lives.
The former governor of New York faces a lawsuit from a cooperative board that could upend his plans to build condos on the Upper East Side.
New arrivals over the last few years have fueled hopes of population growth, but workers increasingly struggle to find housing in a market gone wild.
The four-legged pets are welcome, but not welcome everywhere. Their owners must carry them or use a service elevator.
Stephen M. Ross, the real estate developer and principal owner of the Miami Dolphins, sold his penthouse atop 25 Columbus Circle for $40 million, down from the $75 million list price in 2019.
Israel defends its policy of leveling the family homes of Palestinians accused of attacks on its citizens as a deterrent. Critics say it is illegal and ineffective.
This week’s properties are a six-bedroom house in Frenchtown, N.J., and a three-bedroom house in Locust Valley, N.Y.
This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in the Flatiron district and in Astoria.
A look at where the ownership gap is greatest and smallest across the U.S.
The average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 6.09 percent this week, the lowest in five months. Buyers are returning, but experts say the state of the economy will drive the market’s next moves.
Aiming to be her ‘own advocate’ and save on commission fees, a schoolteacher dived into the real estate game and emerged with her first single-family home. Here’s how she did it.
This Fairfield County city is working to shed its ‘rundown’ image, although progress is happening slowly: “The city’s turning itself around.”
For a quarter of a century, Ira Wallace has nurtured seeds and gardeners: ‘When you say her name in our community, all this love comes up.’
For years, Eve Morawski waged an epic battle against real estate investors who bought her tax debt and ultimately seized her Maplewood, N.J., home.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s budget proposal included a multiyear plan to help bail out the city’s ailing subway system and address the migrant crisis.
A Spanish-style house in Phoenix, a Craftsman bungalow in Tampa and a 1916 Colonial Revival home in Lexington.
New developments that integrate senior housing into age-diverse apartment buildings offer a more affordable alternative to isolated suburban retirement communities.
Thanks to an awareness that design affects children’s development, playrooms are no longer ‘the worst room in the house.’ You may even want to hang out there.
Black children in particular are disappearing from the city, and many families point to one reason: Raising children here has become too expensive.
Where could tens of thousands of new homes fit in one of the densest parts of America? One local official looks for pockets of opportunity.
The Adams administration started moving single men into a cruise terminal in Brooklyn as New York City struggled to cope with the influx of newcomers.
Yaakov Bloom says he has learned a lot about himself after living in six apartments in the last decade, including one with an unruly pet.
A 1911 Craftsman house in Oakland, a stylish retreat in Lake Arrowhead and a two-bedroom condominium in Malibu.
“Granny flats” are popping up in backyards across the country, affording Americans a new housing option. Some communities are not happy about it.
Half a century ago, Marc Harrison built a prototype for a home that would accommodate people of all ages and abilities. Now his daughter has restored it.
When the building itself is making noise, it’s not as simple as telling it to quiet down.
The Rehearsal Club, which provided inexpensive housing for decades for aspiring actresses, singers and dancers trying to make it in New York City, is back. Carol Burnett said the club “saved my life.”
A recent court ruling put a stop on a high-rise planned for the South Street Seaport, pitting preservation against housing needs — again.
In his second State of the City address, Mayor Eric Adams turned his attention toward the essential needs of everyday New Yorkers, promising cleaner streets and more affordable housing.
This week’s properties are in Murray Hill, in South Harlem and in Hunters Point.
This week’s properties are in Brookville, N.Y., and New Canaan, Conn.
Parents have more flexibility these days to choose where they want to put down roots. A new study can help them decide.
Unable to afford the homes they wanted on their own, a couple and their friend combined resources and bought a multifamily house. Here’s what they found in western Queens.
Moody’s Analytics finds that renters in the U.S. now pay 30 percent of the median income for the average rent.
A renovated 18th-century farmhouse in Hyde Park, a Tudor Revival home in Durham and a Craftsman bungalow in Houston.
Before the pandemic, turning a house into a hub for big gatherings seemed like a good idea.
Developers are teaming up with niche influencers who trade targeted posts for entry into luxury residential buildings.
What is it like to pour your life savings into apartments that might never get built?
Rock-bottom rates were the secret engine fueling $1 billion start-ups and virtual attempts to conquer the physical world. But in 2023, reality bites.
El país buscó maneras de frenar su rápido crecimiento demográfico durante años. Ahora que su población se reduce, los economistas temen que esa tendencia tendrá graves consecuencias para el mundo.
A waterfront retreat in Lake Forest, a four-bedroom home in San Francisco and a 1977 house near the ocean in Huntington Beach.
The New York City Housing Authority collected just 65 percent of the rent it charged in the 12 months leading up to December, the lowest percentage in the agency’s history.
A Real Estate reporter traveled the country to find out why some of America’s residential buildings look startlingly alike.
While you are entitled to practice your religion in your apartment, you are not entitled to disturb your neighbors.
Across the country, new developments are starting to look the same, raising fears that cities are losing their unique charm. But in the current housing crisis, does that matter?
This week’s properties are on the Upper East Side, in Chelsea and Bushwick.
This week’s properties are a three-bedroom in Ocean Township, N.J., and a six-bedroom in Pelham Manor, N.Y.
Interior design that caters to animals has become its own niche market with the great pandemic pet boom.
A new report gives us an idea, based on local income and housing prices.
Bored with the Bay Area, he wanted to try ‘something different’ in a new town with a new community. Here’s what he found.
Sanford Solny, a disbarred lawyer accused of defrauding homeowners, was charged with new crimes, after a New York Times investigation into his business.
A developer wanted to build residential towers, and a city councilwoman feared they would accelerate gentrification. Their fight reflects the challenge of building housing in New York.
Under a new proposal, a homeowner with a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration would have uniform steps to follow to object to what they believe is an unfair, biased appraisal.
Southern California has so far escaped the worst impact of recent rainstorms, but a new study shows a 100-year-flood event would disproportionately impact Black residents.
Natives and newcomers are transforming this Greene County town, with an eye toward preservation. (And they want you to know it’s pronounced ‘cook-SAH-kie.’)
A 2009 brick house in Madison, a two-bedroom condominium in Louisville and a Tudor Revival home in Arlington Heights.
China struggled for years to curtail its rapid population growth. Now that its population is declining, economists and others fear serious implications for China and countries around the world.
The CNN correspondent was traveling for work during construction of his family’s house, leaving the decision-making to his wife. (Yes, they’re still married.)
Developers hoping to win one of three casino licenses in the New York City region are crafting bids heavy on amenities and less focused on gambling.
Hundreds of homes outside the boundaries of Scottsdale can no longer get water from the city, so their owners are living a worst-case scenario of drought in the West.
A 1927 Spanish-style home in Los Angeles, a four-bedroom townhouse in Manhattan Beach and a compound on more than 400 acres in Yorkville.
Julian Abeleda was optimistic when he left California, but he had a hard landing in Manhattan. A TikTok video about a housing lottery made him think, “Let’s just try.”
Now known as 550 Madison, the historic Chippendale Building has been updated with a new gym, a full kitchen and an outdoor garden to welcome people back to the office.
Jerald Cooper, who lives in Cincinnati, wants to recognize and help preserve modern architecture and interior design that have added to the aesthetic and culture of many Black communities.
Michael Newell wanted to buy and renovate the house he and his siblings grew up in, and give it another purpose. Wedding bells are ringing!
Ms. Presley, who died suddenly on Thursday, had visited the estate four days earlier to celebrate what would have been her father’s 88th birthday.
Federal guidelines require employees’ health information to be kept confidential. But employers also have an obligation to protect the workplace.
American suburbs have long faced the issue of white families leaving as more residents of color move in. But in Shaker Heights, Ohio, Black families, upset about changes in the schools, are trickling to nearby suburbs.
This week’s homes are in Garden City, N.Y., and Old Greenwich, Conn.
This week’s properties are in NoMad, Washington Heights and Sheepshead Bay.
Although renting is still cheaper than paying a mortgage in most U.S. metro areas, the gap between the two is fluctuating.
About 6 percent of real estate agents and brokers in the United States are Black. Their white peers make almost three times as much, according to data and surveys.
Two decades of living below her means and socking away money paid off when a longtime Harlem renter went looking for the right one-bedroom. But first she had to figure out what the right one-bedroom looked like.
A bungalow in Galveston, a brick rowhouse in Alexandria and a 1912 Tudor Revival home in University City.
Here’s how to make sure those impulse catalog purchases result in happy surprises — not buyer’s remorse.
The house in Sonoma County, designed by a notable modernist architect, needed someone with vision — and the willingness to do a lot of work.
Two veteran appraisers and a newcomer have different but compatible approaches to combating discrimination against Black homeowners.
A midcentury-style retreat in Palm Springs, a townhouse in Westlake Village and a 1947 ranch house in Altadena.
Legally, a co-op board president can work as a lawyer for shareholders selling their units, but that doesn’t make it a good idea.
From Barbiecore to revenge travel, social media trends gave us a clear picture of the forces reshaping the economy.
Airbnb se ha convertido en un destino en el que estadounidenses y europeos encuentran alquileres de largo plazo en la capital mexicana, trastocando el mercado local.
American and Europeans are using Airbnb to find long-term rentals in Mexico’s capital, pushing housing costs higher and, critics say, forcing out local residents.
Years into the pandemic, it is still difficult to get a handle on what comes next for the economy by looking at examples from the past.
For many middle- and working-class New Yorkers, it’s an even more distant possibility than it used to be.
In a city of renters, the turbulent pandemic housing market is making it harder than ever to buy a home.
Puja Patel wanted her own apartment and wanted to be within walking distance of her new job as an emergency room doctor at Mount Sinai Queens.
Inflation-corrected prices may end up substantially lower as factors driving high home prices weaken with time.
In a rare act of defiance, people across the country who bought property from indebted developers are refusing to repay loans on their unfinished apartments.
A House subcommittee investigation found four firms were responsible for nearly 15,000 eviction filings while there were moratoriums on evictions.
More than 40 percent of the available units in Manhattan currently come from tenants priced out of apartments they leased in 2020 and 2021, according to a new StreetEasy report.
The project promises to update the notorious eyesore but critics of the plan are concerned about the cost.
And among those who moved out of their childhood bedroom, a third are spending about half of their monthly income on rent or mortgage.
Shifting demographics are reshaping complexes built for older Americans, who are looking for a variety of rates and services.
Many people changed where and how they lived, but “upgrading their policies for all of these experiences fell by the wayside,” an appraisal executive said.
Apartment hunting in the city has never been easy, but now the search has become seemingly impossible as prices soar. Readers told us about their pandemic housing struggles — and eventual successes.
Rarely have so many Americans gained so much equity in so little time, but it’s also inseparable from the housing affordability crisis.