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    Who's affected by the mortgage changes in the House tax billThe Republican tax bill proposes capping the mortgage interest deduction at $500,000. That's bad news for these home buyers. ... [more]

    What will your monthly mortgage payment be?In the market for a new home? Or planning to refinance? Find out what your monthly payment will be. ... [more]

    Aston Martin is getting into... luxury real estate?!Aston Martin is getting into the real estate business with a new 66-story residential tower in Miami. ... [more]

    How to buy your first homeBuying a home is one of the most -- if not the most -- significant purchases of your adult life. So, you'll want to make sure you're really ready. ... [more]

    Should you rent or buy a home?Read full story for latest details. ... [more]

    Was my home a good investment?Calculate the return on your home and how it compares to returns on stocks, bonds and overall home prices. ... [more]

    It appears that Wells Fargo’s season on the brink is far from over. The bank struggled since the revelation of its fake account scandal, and the bad news isn’t over yet. The troubled bank just fired F ... [more]

    With former bank executive Joseph Otting soon to be confirmed as Comptroller of the Currency, Acting Comptroller of the Currency Keith Noreika submitted his resignation letter to Secretary of the Trea ... [more]

    One of Capitol Hill’s most prominent voices on the interests of community lenders is retiring. Glen Corso, the executive director of the Community Mortgage Lenders of America, announced Thursday that ... [more]

    [Commentary] There’s a perfect storm going on in Washington D.C right now. Just as talks over housing finance reform start to move from a laughing matter to a serious topic of discussion, some of the ... [more]

    The speculation is finally over. CFPB Director Richard Cordray is done at the CFPB, telling bureau staff Wednesday that he plans to step down before the end of the month. However, his letter to the bu ... [more]

    While overall U.S. foreclosures were down 20% in the second quarter compared to last year, 13% of metro areas saw an increase in foreclosures this year, including Houston, Oklahoma City, and Hartford, ... [more]

    [Commentary] If you’ve been on Facebook or Twitter in the last 48 hours, you’ve likely seen video of people destroying their Keurig coffee machines or throwing them out the window as a protest to the ... [more]

    [Expert commentary] The only thing better than prevailing in court is not going to court in the first place. A recent decision from the Eleventh Circuit illustrates how an alleged violation of the Rea ... [more]

    The BRAWL, Brokers Rallying Against Whole-tail Lending, movement is pushing back against the way things have always been in the wholesale lending space. HousingWire is talking to wholesale lenders on ... [more]

    Is Equifax playing some accounting games to try to make its business look better in the aftermath of the massive data breach? Some people seem to think so. Plus, is one of the mortgage business' ... [more]

    After multiple enforcement actions, lawsuits and multibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making sluggish progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers. B ... [more]

    David and Jackie Siegel are rebuilding their American dream—23 bathrooms and 13 bedrooms at a time. After halting construction four years ago on their 90,000-square-foot dream home—called Versailles—j ... [more]

    At first glance, the home in upstate New York isn't anything more than a steel door in the middle of the Adirondacks. But it's below the ground that matters. ... [more]

    This week in celebrity real estate, it’s about the guys. Action star Bruce Willis listed his Beverly Hills home for a whopping $22 million, Sean “Diddy” Combs dropped the price on his apartment, and R ... [more]

    American architect Charles Haertling was known for masterfully integrating homes with their natural surroundings, echoing Frank Lloyd Wright's organic architecture seen in Fallingwater, a house b ... [more]

    A number of high-profile stars either listed or bought properties this week: Ellen Degeneres bought a home in Montecito, Katy Perry bought three parcels to create a compound in Hollywood Hills and Dre ... [more]

    A sharp rise in mortgage rates over the last few weeks means it may be too late for some homeowners to benefit from a refinance. This just as thousands were gaining equity in their homes and finally b ... [more]

    In an area of new money and newer billionaires, a historic home is a bit of a find. Los Altos' landmark Morgan Estate, also called Stonebrook, was built in 1914 and is listed on the National Regi ... [more]

    Pssst. Hey you. Want to buy the Empire State Building? It's an old joke, but it's at least about to become partly true after investors gave the green light for a plan to include the iconic b ... [more]

    U.S. single-family home prices rose in March, racking up their best annual gain in nearly seven years in a further sign that the strengthening housing recovery is providing a source of support for the ... [more]

    Artist Misha Kahn and Interview magazine editor Nick Haramis live in an apartment that just might give you a migraine. Their top-floor walkup in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, profiled in New York magazine thi ... [more]

    New York’s newest $100 million penthouse rivals Trump’sA Russian developer is creating a triple-digit penthouse across the street from Trump Tower, essentially dwarfing President Donald Trump’s personal penthouse triplex residence. The Crown building, one ... [more]

    The ongoing amenities race in residential housing — in which local developers deck out their buildings with over-the-top extras to lure greater residents — has reached a new height. The massive 1,871- ... [more]

    NYC’s cheapest housing might be its chicestRobert A.M. Stern’s namesake architecture firm has designed some of the city’s most celebrated luxury addresses: 15 Central Park West and 30 Park Place among them, which feature limestone exteriors an ... [more]

    John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s downtown ‘embassy’ is for saleIn 1971, John Lennon touched the world with his song, “Imagine,” which was about a world “with no countries,” “nothing to kill or die for, and no religion, too.” On April 1, 1973, Lennon and Yoko Ono ... [more]

    Real estate heiress, architect and socialite Serena Rhinelander Stewart has listed her Upper East Side co-op at 115 E. 67th St. for $3.95 million. But the unit was formerly owned by the late author Ka ... [more]

    The former Upper East Side home of Gianfranco Monacelli, a top architecture and design publisher, is on the market for $19.99 million. Monacelli both lived and kept the offices of his eponymous Monace ... [more]

    Literary agent David Vigliano (who represented this columnist) and whose current bestsellers include HGTV-famous Chip and Joanna Gaines’ “The Magnolia Story,” is listing his sprawling estate for $1.25 ... [more]

    This Connecticut home comes with an Olympic-size luge trackThere’s a house for sale in Ridgefield, Conn., that boasts five bedrooms, six bathrooms, plenty of play room for the kids — and, oh, an Olympic-sized luge track. “It’s the only private, backyard luge ... [more]

    New York Public library is getting a $300M makeoverThe iconic New York Public Library in Midtown is getting a $300 million makeover — with plans for new entrances, plazas, bathrooms, elevators, a café and more public space for research and exhibitions ... [more]

    Come spring, you may regret all the gardening you didn’t do in November. Unless doing nothing is actually a better option. ... [more]

    “Life at the Top” is a coffee-table book filled with photos of and details about some of the city’s most storied and exclusive buildings. ... [more]

    This week’s listings are in Dumbo, Brooklyn, Lincoln Square and Midtown East. ... [more]

    For a Copenhagen native, many things about life in New York came as a surprise – especially the real estate market. ... [more]

    As some families make plans to get together for the holidays, an increasing number have a head start, because they already live under the same roof. ... [more]

    This week’s properties include a three-bedroom in Redding, Conn., and a five-bedroom in Great Neck, N.Y. ... [more]

    More budget-conscious buyers are looking to Perth Amboy, drawn by the relatively low-priced homes, the waterfront and the easy transit connections. ... [more]

    Jamaica’s housing market has been improving over the last five years, thanks in large part to increased tourism and the return of foreign buyers. ... [more]

    An 18th-century farmhouse outside Newport, a houseboat in Sausalito and a modern home in Atlanta. ... [more]

    They couldn’t afford a two-bedroom, so they opted for the next best thing: a one-bedroom with room for a loft bed — right next to the sofa. ... [more]

    This luxury period-style home on more than 50,000 square feet of land has a national park out the back door and is just a 90-minute drive from Sydney. ... [more]

    In Los Angeles, an abode that has housed generations of Hollywood legends can be the ultimate status symbol, but there are complications when it is time to sell. ... [more]

    Known as “Gemini,” the nearly 16-acre estate south of Palm Beach is one of the highest priced listings in the country ... [more]

    A creative director crafts a San Francisco home dedicated to daring, whimsy and fun. ... [more]

    Buyers value new, highly personalized houses—forget resales. This model has one happy side-effect: a flourishing of some of the world’s most wonderfully bizarre architecture. ... [more]

    The seller is Jon Venetos, the former head of Surveyor Capital, which is part of hedge-fund giant Citadel. ... [more]

    Increasingly, developers use a wide range of splashy affairs to promote luxury residential real-estate sales in autumn, the most important sales period after spring. ... [more]

    Microsoft will step onto one of the world’s biggest retail stages Monday when it opens its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan as part of its strategy to boost direct contact with consumers. ... [more]

    With a new Chelsea condominium that’s 80% sold, Scott Resnick shows he’s up to the challenge of developing residential projects on his own. ... [more]

    A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture has died. He was 91. ... [more]

    Here’s a list of open houses taking place Nov. 18-19 in the District. We’ve divided the list by quadrants. To learn more about the properties for sale, click on the link underneath the address, which ... [more]

    Here’s a list of open houses taking place Nov. 18-19 in Maryland. We’ve divided the list by counties. To learn more about the properties for sale, click on the link underneath the address, which will ... [more]

    Here’s a list of open houses taking place Nov. 18-19 in Virginia. We’ve divided the list by counties. To learn more about the properties for sale, click on the link underneath the address, which will ... [more]

    Fortune and fate shined on Jeanne Jones and her husband, Gary Peller, when they were house-hunting in Hyattsville, Md., 14 years ago. The 1890 Victorian they had seen on the Hyattsville Preservation A ... [more]

    Mortgage rates rose this week but essentially are back to where they started a year ago. According to the latest data released Thursday by Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed-rate average climbed to 3.95 p ... [more]

    While most people revere Philadelphia for its place in U.S. history, it’s not known for its cutting-edge condo buildings like Miami or for its astronomical real estate prices like Manhattan. Things ha ... [more]

    Q: I own a limited liability company (LLC) that holds some rental properties free and clear. The commercial lenders I speak with aren’t interested in a loan smaller than $750,000, and that is way more ... [more]

    While it’s not unusual to see historic homes in Georgetown updated inside to meet modern requirements, it’s rare to find a newly constructed house in this Colonial-era neighborhood. The house at 3324 ... [more]

    For the past few years, sellers have had all the power in the local real estate market. Today’s buyers and sellers are accustomed to a market marked by rapidly increasing prices, low inventory, fast o ... [more]

    Dear Tim: My new blacktop driveway is already falling apart. A heavy rain washed away the gravel on the edge of the driveway. As a result, the gravel under the new blacktop is starting to erode. Why i ... [more]

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