Buying real estate in Manhattan is like nowhere else in the country -- it's competitive, and in short supply. So, when you make the decision that you'd like to buy a home here, make sure you are well prepared to be a shrewd player in this crazy market.
When families confronting a host of challenges such as mental illness, severe medical conditions or substance use find themselves without a decent home, child welfare agencies often feel they have no choice but to place the children in foster care.
Hillary is veering from the truth when she suggests her $225,000 per speech fee, paid three times by Goldman Sachs, was "what they offered." It was not what they offered -- it was what Team Hillary demanded.
Earlier this month New York city council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito co-hosted her final community meeting for residents of Spanish Harlem concerned about the city's housing plans.
I set out recently to write about a new program of down payment (henceforth DP) insurance, but quickly realized that such an article required an exten...
Almost two thirds of taxpayers are homeowners. Why should they be OK with the government experimenting with their tax dollars to benefit the government controlled GSEs? How about benefiting the taxpayer homeowner instead?
Have you ever sold a home that felt like a bad break up from a romantic relationship? Or, are you selling a home now but unsure why your emotions are in flux? Then you are not alone!
If you thought 2015 was a crazy year for fluctuating interest rates and all the inconsistent economic data being fed to us about the state of the US ...
It is no longer a matter of if but when, and to what extent, we will see a downward pricing event in Dallas, Denver and Houston.
Did you see in the news that the Playboy mansion is up for sale? The asking price is listed at $200 million. Often when I see homes up for sale with a price tag of $200 million I wonder what the mortgage payment on a home like that would be for a regular gal like me.
I am significantly more privileged than my folks were; I went to university and got a good job. However, the economic changes mean that I cannot afford my own home.
Dear Carrie, I'm thinking of refinancing my mortgage since I know interest rates are going up. Does it still make sense or have I missed the boat? -...
No country in the world today stands as a fully Socialist state, but rather, some of the most successful economies combine elements of Capitalism with Socialism to create greater degrees of equity and lesser disparities between the rich, the poor, and those on the continuum in between.
As a leading nonprofit advocate for the use of manufactured housing done right as an affordable housing solution, CFED believes the federal government should begin an investigation into this matter.
Much is written regarding the housing market, its recovery and the part Millennials may or may not play in the story. Right now, we're in a strange place for many people when it comes to the housing market -- especially the mortgage side of things.
There are solutions to many of the challenges facing our society today. This isn't just New Year's optimism; it comes from what I see every day. My faith in supportive housing stems from proof that it solves some of the toughest issues and the promising results springing from its many applications.