Tag Archives: Homes

Cities With the Most Vacant Homes for Sale or Rent

Filed under: Housing Market, Renting Getty By Karla Bowsher There is some bad news for people hoping to find a good deal on a home to rent or buy: The vacancy rate for American homes fell by 9.3 percent over the past two quarters, a new report shows. RealtyTrac’s analysis of residential property vacancies for the first quarter of this ...

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Homes Prices Rise in August — but at Slower Pace

Filed under: Mortgages, Real Estate, Housing Market, Inflation, Home Buying Keith Srakocic/AP By JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability for would-be buyers. Prices rose 6.4 percent in August compared with a year ago, Real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday. That marks a ...

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New York Fights Site Listing Homes for Tourists to Rent

Filed under: Travel, Scandals and Lawsuits, Consumer Issues, Renting, Vacation Planning Airbnb/AP By VERENA DOBNIK NEW YORK — Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out — to rent their private space to strangers from around the world. Thousands of city residents are using websites such as Airbnb.com ...

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