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US home building rose slightly in March, led by apartments
April 17th, 2018. 10:36 AM

US home construction rose a modest 1.9 percent last month, driven by apartment building

US home building rose slightly in March, led by apartments
Chicago developers unveil Tribune Tower redevelopment plans
April 16th, 2018. 9:46 PM

Owners of Chicago's Tribune Tower unveil plans to build skyscraper next to the neo-Gothic building that would be the city's second tallest

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US long-term mortgage rates flat to higher; 30-year 4.42 pct
April 12th, 2018. 3:16 PM

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were flat to slightly higher this week with the spring home buying season well underway

US long-term mortgage rates flat to higher; 30-year 4.42 pct
3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home
April 10th, 2018. 9:16 AM

3 ways parents might be able to help responsible grown kids buy their first home

3 ways parents can help grown kids own a home
Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis
April 9th, 2018. 9:01 PM

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says it's hypocritical for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to buy houses around his to guard his privacy but not protect users' privacy online

Apple co-founder closing Facebook account in privacy crisis
Markets Right Now: Ebbing trade worries send stocks higher
April 5th, 2018. 4:08 PM

Stocks closed higher as traders became more optimistic that the U.S. and China would be able to resolve their trade differences without too much damage.

George Washington
US seizes pot-growing houses tied to China-based criminals
April 4th, 2018. 8:14 PM

U.S. authorities say a Chinese-based crime organization sent money to Chinese nationals to buy about 100 houses in Northern California for growing massive amounts of marijuana illegally

McGregor Scott
Short-term rentals may face tougher rules in Massachusetts
April 4th, 2018. 5:24 PM

The Massachusetts Senate has approved legislation regulating short-term rentals like those made through online platforms like Airbnb

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Singapore court imposes hefty fines for Airbnb rentals
April 3rd, 2018. 8:56 PM

A court in Singapore has fined two men for breaching laws banning short-term rentals by renting out condominium units through online services such as Airbnb, Craigslist and HomeAway

Yao Songlaing, Terence Tan En Wei
Florida lawmaker who helped craft new tax law stands to gain
April 2nd, 2018. 4:33 PM

A Florida congressman who's already among the wealthiest U.S. lawmakers could become even richer after he and other Republicans muscled a sweeping rewrite of the tax code through Congress

Carlos Curbelo, Vern Buchanan, Kevin Brady
EPA says Pruitt's condo lease didn't violate ethics rules
April 2nd, 2018. 3:33 PM

An agency ethics official at the Environmental Protection Agency says Administrator Scott Pruitt's lease of a Capitol Hill condo tied to a prominent fossil-fuels lobbyist didn't violate federal rules.

EPA says Pruitt's condo lease didn't violate ethics rules
The Latest: Facebook ending ad targeting using outside data
March 28th, 2018. 8:49 PM

The Latest: Facebook to end ad targeting using outside data from data brokers

Mark Zuckerberg
Woman sues after rental home was used to shoot pornography
March 28th, 2018. 7:17 PM

A Massachusetts woman has filed a federal lawsuit accusing her tenant of using her Martha's Vineyard home to shoot pornographic videos without telling her

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US pending home sales rise 3.1 percent in February
March 28th, 2018. 10:33 AM

Signed contracts to buy US homes rose 3.1 percent in February, rebounding from January drop

US pending home sales rise 3.1 percent in February
Facebook sued by housing advocates alleging discrimination
March 27th, 2018. 8:22 PM

Fair housing advocates have sued Facebook, saying it lets landlords and real estate brokers target advertising to discriminate against women, families with children and others

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Facebook sued by housing advocates alleging discrimination
March 27th, 2018. 6:04 PM

Fair housing advocates have sued Facebook, saying it lets landlords and real estate brokers target advertising to discriminate against families with children, women and others

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The Latest: Facebook calls housing lawsuit 'without merit'
March 27th, 2018. 6:03 PM

Facebook says a lawsuit alleging it lets landlords and real estate brokers discriminate is without merit

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US home prices post 6.2 percent annual gain in January
March 27th, 2018. 9:35 AM

Shortage of available houses lifts US home prices 6.2 percent in January

US home prices post 6.2 percent annual gain in January
JetBlue chooses firms for proposed JFK terminal expansion
March 27th, 2018. 8:27 AM

JetBlue Airways Corp. has selected Vantage Airport Group and RXR Realty LLC to lead its proposed multibillion-dollar terminal expansion at New York's Kennedy Airport

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US new-home sales dipped in February, but demand is solid
March 23rd, 2018. 11:25 AM

Sales of new U.S. homes off 0.6 percent, a 3rd straight monthly drop, but demand looks solid

US new-home sales dipped in February, but demand is solid

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