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A Court Ruling Makes Mortgages Vanish Into Thin Air

(Bloomberg Opinion) — For generations, budding lawyers have been taught that if the bank forecloses on your mortgage and can’t […]

In Japan’s vanishing rural towns, newcomers are wanted

On a recent afternoon in the rural Japanese town of Kanna-machi, all seemed well. Children splashed in the town’s namesake […]

He paid $1.50 an acre for barren Texas land now worth $7 billion

So much of the Permian Basin is under production that the lights glowing at night, on well pads and rigs […]

I looked into ‘house hacking’ to live for free, but there are a few reasons I’ve decided it’s not for me

As someone who’s obsessed with optimizing their financial life, I like to take advantage of any opportunity I can to […]

This city’s real estate market is the least likely to tank during the next recession

The Federal Reserve may not be currently forecasting a recession, but sooner or later the U.S. economy’s fortunes will turn for […]

Meet the A.I. landlord that’s building a single-family-home empire

Data science helped Amherst Holdings CEO Sean Dobson make a fortune in the housing crash. Now he’s deploying A.I. to […]

Why are America’s three biggest metros shrinking?

Is this the age of the great metropolitan exodus? In 2018, the New York City area lost more than 100,000 […]

Manhattan’s Smaller Apartments Are the Priciest Since 2008

Seekers of smaller apartments in Manhattan have had plenty of company this summer. Swelling demand by both newcomers and locals […]

How luxury units turn into affordable housing

Building more high-end apartments doesn’t sound like a quick fix for the affordable housing crisis. But maybe you just have […]

When Wall Street is your landlord

With help from the federal government, institutional investors became major players in the rental market. They promised to return profits […]