Real Estate

Dina ElBoghdady and Dan Keating report on the state of the real estate market as it concerns the wealthiest Americans—times are good if you are wealthy and looking to borrow money to buy a home.
Nov 10, 2014   The Washington Post
The New York Times, in a front page article, was startled to conclude that the housing market continued to suffer, because "buyers now demand something smaller, cheaper and, thanks to $4 a gallon gas, as close to their jobs as possible."
Apr 26, 2011   The New Republic
The Domino Effect is a new documentary film that explores the process of real estate development in New York City to uncover the complex networks of banks, developers, politicians, and non-profit organizations that shape our cities.
Jan 30, 2011   L Magazine
With not much undeveloped land left in Mumbai for fresh developments, the city’s real estate growth will largely be propelled by the success of its many slum redevelopment schemes, according to a recent study.
Nov 6, 2010   LiveMint.com
The Wall St. Journal reports that some homeowners are selling their underwater homes at a loss and turning right around and investing in new homes with lower mortgage rates and getting more house in the process.
Jul 28, 2010   The Wall St. Journal
How walkable neighborhoods are is playing an increasingly important role in decisions about where to buy homes.
Jul 13, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
Real estate brokers see opportunity in building office space for physicians who will serve newly-insured people under federal health-care overhaul.
Mar 24, 2010   Wall Street Journal
$1 will buy you one square inch of a vacant lot in Detroit, and membership in Jerry Paffendorf's club of "inchvestors." It may sound like a scheme, but Paffendorf calls it a way to network, invest in Detroit, and attract entrepreneurs.
Mar 10, 2010   NPR
Writing for <em>The New York Times</em>, Timothy Egan takes a look at some of the empty cities that were abandoned after the housing crash, and why they will be the slums of tomorrow.
Feb 14, 2010   NYTimes: Opinionator Blog
What housing slump? Canada's real estate recovery has been so fast, some analysts worry it signals a return to speculation.
Feb 9, 2010   Wall Street Journal
Human-scaled, creative development isn't getting built because most of the money in real estate comes from institutional investors that prefer predictable, large scale projects like subdivisions and strip malls, says Neil Takemoto of CoolTown Beta Communities. Exclusive
Jan 25, 2010  By Neil Takemoto