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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

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 4.04 Percent

Jul 24
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, retreating from highs for the year and amplifying the incentive for prospective home buyers.

Apartment Construction Drives US Homebuilding Surge in June

By Josh Boak | Jul 21
U.S. builders broke ground on apartment complexes last month at the fastest pace in nearly 28 years, as developers anticipate that recent jobs gains will launch a wave of renters

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Rises to 4.09 Percent

Jul 19
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, reaching highs for the year as investor anxiety over economic turbulence abroad moderated.

The Fed Teases Interest Rates Hikes; What's Your Move?

By Alex Veiga | Jul 17
It's no longer a matter of if, but when. The interest rate on everything from credit cards to adjustable-rate mortgages could soon be headed higher.

Mouse Infestation? A Look Back at Florida Before Disney

Jul 15
Watch Mike Wallace's 60 Minutes report from 1972 to see the Florida that existed before Mickey and millions of tourists descended on Orlando and permanently changed the culture and economics of the state.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 4.04 Percent

Jul 11
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, retreating from high levels for the year amid economic turbulence overseas. The lower rates brought an incentive for prospective purchasers toward the end of the spring home buying season.

Owner of 'Tetris' Rights Takes Hawaii Home, Ranch Off Grid

By Caleb Jones | Jul 8
High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the others.

Hamptons Building Backlash

By Frank Eltman | Jul 7
Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as manicured lawns and white sandy beaches. But some in tony villages on eastern Long Island are looking to slow down, or even stop, a growing trend of building ever-larger homes on small lots.

I'll Take Manhattan: Average Apartment Hits $1.8M

Jul 1
The average sales price of a Manhattan apartment has eclipsed $1.8 million - a new high.

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