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Renters: You're paying more for less space

If you feel like the walls are closing in on you, you might be right.

Helicopter house-hunting


Meet the helicopter house hunters

Out of the helicopter window, a deafening 1,500 feet below, lies the wealthiest neighborhood on earth.

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Airbnb sues its hometown of San Francisco

Airbnb is taking its hometown to federal court.

The company has filed a lawsuit against the city of San Francisco, objecting to short-term rental rule changes approved by its…

Racial wealth gap

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Report: Blacks still far behind whites in wealth and income

Blacks in the United States continue to lag far behind whites in key areas of economic well-being like wealth, income and homeownership, a new report from the Pew Research Center…


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Parasite properties in vogue in Paris

The 19th-century cityscape of Paris is about to change.

The Waldorf-Astoria


Waldorf Astoria's buyer to turn most rooms into condos

The new Chinese owners of Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York plan a massive renovation that will turn much of the landmark hotel into luxury condominiums.

Anthony Perkins in 'Psycho'

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Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to developers.

London tube sign and Big Ben

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Brexit could hurt Middle East investors in London real estate

Wealthy Middle East investors are watching Britain's EU referendum with a mixture of fear and greed.

Apartments now renting

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11 million Americans spend half their income on rent

More Americans are struggling to make rent.

The number of renters dedicating at least half of their income toward housing hit a record high of 11 million people in 2014.

For sale sign

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5 things real estate agents wish you wouldn't do

Buying a house can be intimidating and even downright unpleasant for some people, and if you want the process to be as painless as possible, here are some things real estate…


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