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New York Home Prices

Middle Class Masquerade

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

The home seller sobbed when she heard her real estate transaction fell through. "I've got to get out of here," she let me know for the umpteenth time. "I can't keep pretending to be middle class."

She Who Hesitates, Rents

Lita Smith-Mines | Posted 10.16.2011 | New York
Lita Smith-Mines

The woman was fidgety as she shared her qualms about buying a house. More than once she said, "I know this doesn't make total sense..." as she discussed the reasons for her reluctance.

Home Prices Back To 2004 Levels

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As of the second quarter, home values in the New York area have fallen back to 2004 levels and were down 21% from their peak in June 2006, according t...

The Top 10 Cities Where It's Cheaper To Rent Than Buy A Home (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Christina Marie Fierro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If you're enamored of the age-old wisdom that renting a home is akin to throwing your money away, think again. A simple calculation called the pri...