Category: Real Estate

This map show where coronavirus stimulus check will go furthest based on rents

Many Americans should be encouraged that the government is likely to pay them $1,200 apiece amid the coronavirus economic downturn. There’s one problem, however:...

WeWork reassures investors it has enough cash to weather coronavirus

WeWork Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure during an interview with Andrew Ross Sorkin at WeWork headquarters in New York City on February 10, 2020. David A. Grogan | CNBC...

Panicked wealthy fleeing the coronavirus drive up rental prices in the Hamptons and Hudson Valley

Wealthy New Yorkers fleeing the city are driving up the prices of rentals in the Hamptons and Hudson Valley, with rates more than tripling for some properties. As New...

Homebuilder sentiment falls, as coronavirus begins to factor in

Workers carry a wall frame for a home under construction at a K. Hovnanian Homes development in Plano, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Daniel Acker /...

Mortgage refinance applications spike 79% as interest rates sink

Another major drop in mortgage rates caused a massive jump in borrowers applying to refinance their home loans. The surge sent total mortgage application volume up 55.4%...

Record number of borrowers can save now on mortgage refinancing

The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record low of 3.29%, Freddie Mac reported this week. That’s down from the previous low of 3.31% in...

Co-living takes off as sky-high rents fuel a new trend in cohabitation

Communal living space in California Source: Haven There’s a new solution for millennials struggling with rising rents, but it has a familiar feel. Communal living,...

Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.5%, just before the big rate drop

A mixed week for mortgage rates caused a split in application volume between refinances and purchase loans. Total mortgage application volume rose 1.5% last week from...

When it pays to take a personal finance course

If you want to improve your financial know-how, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. From short online tutorials to extensive in-person bootcamps, the number of...

T. Rowe Price’s investment in WeWork is their fault: Walter Isaacson

Closing Bell CNBC’s “Closing Bell” team discusses the problems plaguing WeWork with Walter Isaacson, advisory partner at Perella Weinberg and CNBC...