Real Estate

Homeownership is the one true goal for Americans seeking financial security. At least that’s the advice handed out like candy at Halloween or beads at Mardi Gras. But, in fact, many Americans choose to rent, not because they can’t afford to buy a home, but because they find renting to be advantageous. A newly published
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The Federal Reserve raised the target federal funds rate for the eighth time in a row on Wednesday, in its continued effort to tame persistent inflation. At its latest meeting, the central bank approved a more modest 0.25 percentage point increase after recent signs that inflationary pressures have started to cool. “The easing of inflation pressures
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The Montecito mansion, where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle filmed much of their Netflix documentary Harry & Meghan, is on the market at $33.5 million. Fit for royalty, the Mediterranean-style, six-bedroom home with 13,599 square feet includes ocean and mountain views, multiple terraces and a regal great room chandelier and arched windows – where Meghan
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Beyoncé performs on stage headlining the Grand Reveal of Dubai’s newest luxury hotel, Atlantis The Royal on January 21, 2023 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Mason Poole/parkwood Media | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It was the talk of the town. Of the entire country, really — and then
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Colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. benedek | iStock | Getty Images Despite broad hikes in rental prices, competition is easing in some U.S. markets as inventory grows, according to a new report from national real estate brokerage HouseCanary. At the end of 2022, the
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The Biden administration released its promised game plan to “protect renters and promote rental affordability.” The accompanying White House Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights sounds good but doesn’t have any actual force of law behind it, as the long legal disclaimer at the beginning makes clear. According to government figures, 44 million households
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The Biden-Harris administration announced a comprehensive call-to-action today that’s aimed at easing the burden of housing costs and improving the quality of life for renters, including new actions to increase fairness in the rental market and further principles of fair housing. These actions align with a new Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights, which
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Housing rights activists and tenants protest against evictions and the poor condition of their apartments outside the offices the landlord Broadway Capital in Chelsea, Massachusetts on April 25, 2022. Brian Snyder | Reuters The Biden administration announced on Wednesday new actions to protect renters across the U.S., including trying to curb practices that prevent people
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That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. For many of us, swimming underneath ice for 216 feet or running a half marathon above the Artic Circle barefoot sounds quite deadly. For endurance athlete Wim Hof, cold therapy is a pathway to greater health. “Frequent exposure to cold is linked to a number of different
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The Bund in Shanghai, China, on Oct. 17, 2022. China’s gross domestic product grew 3% in 2022, less than half of 2021’s rate. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images China’s economy looks poised for a rebound in 2023, but a lot depends on one variable — the consumer, said investment management firm KraneShares. “As external
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Casa Olivia, a private sanctuary in LA’s exclusive Bird Streets, was designed by world-famous landscape architect Scott Shrader, whose projects include homes, ranches, estates and wellness retreats in Los Angeles, Malibu, Montecito, Wyoming, Hawaii and Croatia. Agent Adam Sires and Michael Nourmand, president of Nourmand & Associates, are the listing agents for the property, priced
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