- Ohio invests in opening recovery houses for heroin addicts Updated: Apr-30-16 9:52 am
DAYTON, Ohio - When residents of the Ome Garden neighborhood got word of plans for moving recovering drug addicts into a vacant house, they didn't like what they were hearing.
- State program helps Nevada families purchase homes Updated: Apr-29-16 2:23 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The state is helping more Nevada residents own property by offering grants for down payments to qualifying families.
- Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.66 percent Updated: Apr-28-16 11:58 am
WASHINGTON - Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, lifting from their 2016 lows but remaining historically low during the spring home-buying season.
- Lawyers ask for halt to execution; say convict was young Updated: Apr-26-16 6:24 pm
ATLANTA - Lawyers for a Georgia death row inmate scheduled to die this week are asking a court to halt his execution, arguing the death penalty was inappropriate because of his youth and lack of maturity at the time of his crime.
- Ohio bill would restore rare coins sales tax exemption Updated: Apr-26-16 11:50 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A legislative committee is continuing to consider a bill that would restore a sales tax exemption for residents purchasing rare coins and precious metal bullion.
- US home prices rise at solid pace, even with flat sales Updated: Apr-26-16 9:34 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties.
- Time Warner Cable deal gets OK, with online video conditions Updated: Apr-25-16 6:35 pm
NEW YORK - Federal regulators will impose several conditions meant to protect online video services as they back Charter's bid to buy Time Warner Cable and create the country's second-largest home Internet provider.
- US new-home sales fall in March for third straight month Updated: Apr-25-16 11:25 am
WASHINGTON - Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states.
- Atlantic City grapples with how family-friendly it should be Updated: Apr-23-16 11:37 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - On a sunny Sunday in spring, three generations and three branches of Pam Moody's family went to have fun at Gillian's Wonderland Pier on the Ocean City Boardwalk.
- Freeway views are hot: Homeowners cozy up to urban eyesores Updated: Apr-22-16 3:49 pm
LOS ANGELES - Robert Leviton's loudest neighbor is a 12-lane freeway.
- In vacant Baltimore home, Gray-inspired groups find new life Updated: Apr-22-16 2:55 pm
BALTIMORE - In a vacant home across from where Freddie Gray was arrested one year ago, Baltimore officials see an eyesore that needs to be destroyed. Community activists see an opportunity for rebirth.
- US home rents up in March, but signs suggest an easing trend Updated: Apr-22-16 9:05 am
WASHINGTON - Americans paid more to rent homes last month, but broader measures suggest that the surging increases of prior years have moderated in much of the country.
- California governor lists Zen-inspired home for $2.6 million Updated: Apr-20-16 4:15 pm
OAKLAND, California - California Gov. Jerry Brown and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, are selling their multilevel Zen-inspired home high in the wooded Oakland Hills.
- US home sales rebounded in March after February dip Updated: Apr-20-16 10:29 am
WASHINGTON - U.S. homebuyers crowded back into the market in March, kicking off a solid start to the spring buying season after sales had slumped in February.
- Missing ingredient for millennials: Down payment savings Updated: Apr-20-16 7:05 am
WASHINGTON - Short of savings and burdened by debt, America's millennials are struggling to afford their first homes in the face of sharply higher prices in many of the most desirable cities.
- California home sales, median price increase in March Updated: Apr-19-16 3:48 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - California homes notched increases in sales and price in March, hitting a $415,000 median last reached during 2015's strong summer market.
- North Dakota Housing Finance Agency marks 40k home milestone Updated: Apr-18-16 7:12 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's Housing Finance Agency says it has reached a milestone in home sales.
- A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials Updated: Apr-18-16 10:01 am
Traverse City Record-Eagle. April 17, 2016
- As 'monster' homes rise, how can Boulder stay affordable? Updated: Apr-16-16 10:49 am
BOULDER, Colorado - Ellie Sciarra and her husband Wolf Reitz have lived in a 900-square-foot ranch house on Boulder's Orchard Avenue for years.
- Stories from Calle Habana tell of a transforming city Updated: Apr-16-16 10:20 am
HAVANA - In the Old Havana neighborhood Cubans call Angel Hill, a dramatic transformation is underway. Crumbling old buildings are being replaced with expensive, shiny new restaurants and restored buildings for wealthier Cubans and tourists. Here are the stories of five residents of Calle Habana on how the changes are impacting them.
- On one Havana street, gentrification exposes old inequality Updated: Apr-16-16 10:17 am
HAVANA - Halfway down Calle Habana, a crumbling two-story colonial building is being painstakingly restored by a Cuban-American businessman who fled as a child after the 1959 revolution. On the corner, brightly colored paintings hang in a home now converted into a chic art gallery.
- Ruling clears way for Katy Perry to buy hilltop convent Updated: Apr-13-16 8:27 pm
LOS ANGELES - A judge on Wednesday voided the sale of a former Catholic convent to a Los Angeles businesswoman, clearing the way for Katy Perry to purchase the hilltop property.
- They love NY: Sanders, Trump and Clinton's New York ties Updated: Apr-13-16 7:07 am
NEW YORK - Three presidential candidates call themselves New Yorkers. Bernie Sanders is from Brooklyn, Donald Trump is from Queens, and Hillary Clinton owns a home in Westchester and represented New York in the U.S. Senate. Despite these bonafides, the three contenders have been falling all over themselves to prove how much they love New York as the state's April 19 presidential primary nears. Sanders ate a hot dog on Coney Island, Trump visited the 9/11 museum and donated $100,000 to it, and Clinton rode the subway - though she had to swipe her MetroCard five times to get it to work.
- Former White House gardener selling Hillary Clinton's car Updated: Apr-11-16 10:29 am
GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania - A retired White House gardener is selling Hillary Clinton's 1986 Oldsmobile Cutlass, which he bought at an auction for the residence's workers and has been sitting in his Pennsylvania garage for years.
- As housing market soars, poorest renters are priced out Updated: Apr-10-16 3:05 am
BREMERTON, Washington - Crystal Turner stood in the kitchen of her cramped apartment and stared at the cracks in the fake wood flooring beneath her feet.