UBS Settles With US Government Over Mortgage-Backed Securities
July 22 2013 8:47 AM EDT
The Swiss banking giant didn’t disclose the amount of the settlement but said it would impact its second-quarter earnings results.
IKEA Owns A Big Piece Of China
July 18 2013 5:28 AM EDT
The interior decor firm owns 12 outlets totaling 6.89 million square feet.
Tues. US Stock Futures Flat
July 16 2013 5:57 AM EDT
Investors are still trying to gauge whether the U.S. economic recovery is losing momentum or merely entering a short summer lull.
Prefabricated Construction Makes A Comeback, Starting With NYC
July 12 2013 4:57 PM EDT
Prefabricated construction techniques are enjoying a recent revival as the real estate industry seeks higher productivity and compact budgets.
The State Of The American Dream
July 12 2013 4:23 PM EDT
The latest American Housing Survey shows that for every homeless person in 2011, there were about 21 vacant houses.
Officials Say 'Bug Bombs' To Blame For New York Building Collapse
July 12 2013 8:04 AM EDT
An explosion inside a Chinatown building on Thursday led to a fire and a partial collapse, injuring a dozen people, including firefighters.
Rich Chinese Are Consuming Conspicuously -- In US Real Estate
July 11 2013 8:49 AM EDT
An unexpected side effect of President Xi's anti-corruption measures -- more Chinese are investing in the U.S. real estate market.
Myanmar's Ultra-Expensive Real Estate
July 09 2013 12:35 PM EDT
Despite Myanmar's grinding poverty, it now has one of the highest rental rates in Southeast Asia because of foreign company demand.
China’s Housing Market Is In Recovery Mode, But Is That Good News?
July 03 2013 1:58 PM EDT
China's government hasn't been able to pop the nation's increasingly large real estate bubble.
US Mortgage Applications Fell 12% Last Week: MBA
July 03 2013 7:26 AM EDT
The home refinancing segment has been particularly hard hit by the sudden rise in interest rates.
US Home Prices Surge In April
June 25 2013 9:08 AM EDT
The April data, which rose 12.1% from a year earlier, reflects a genuine U.S. housing recovery, according to a leading home builder.
US Stock Futures Point Higher Ahead Of Data
June 25 2013 4:51 AM EDT
U.S. stock markets will try to end the "June Swoon," and build on Asian market gains Tuesday.
'The Donald' To Enter Vancouver Hotel-Condo Market
June 20 2013 10:26 AM EDT
New York’s acid-tongued celebrity mogul says he’s building a 65-story hotel-condo on Canada’s west coast.
Another Ray Of Light: May US Existing Home Sales Up
June 20 2013 10:12 AM EDT
The median price of U.S. homes increased in May at a double-digit rate compared to a year ago.
Hotels, James Bond Yachts Latest Purchases By China's Donald Trump
June 19 2013 10:01 AM EDT
Dalian Wanda Group, parent of AMC, bought Sunseeker, invested in a pair of London skyscrapers and has plans for another in NYC.
US Stock Futures Edge Higher Ahead Of Inflation, Housing Starts Data
June 18 2013 6:23 AM EDT
U.S. stock index futures gain as markets await reports on inflation and housing starts.
US Home Builders Show Most Confidence Since 2006
June 17 2013 12:27 PM EDT
Builders are seeing improving market conditions, as demand for new homes increases, a housing sector analyst said Monday.
US Stock Futures Edge Higher Ahead Of Manufacturing Survey
June 17 2013 6:49 AM EDT
Investors also had an ear for a hint of the U.S. Federal Reserve's likely monetary policy stance at its meeting Wednesday.
Boston Resident Pays $560K for 2 Parking Spots
June 14 2013 1:10 PM EDT
In an IRS auction, a Boston resident agreed to pay $560,000 for two parking places in a Boston neighborhood in a near-record bid.
Foreclosures Edge Up, Repossessions Climb Faster
June 13 2013 8:01 AM EDT
Monthly foreclosure data show that U.S. foreclosures and bank repossessions rose in May, even amid a budding housing recovery.