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Taking the Home-Buying Plunge Young: Millennials Weigh In

Is Marriage Equality a Boon for the Housing Market?

By Molly Sprayregen |
Buying a home can be daunting, especially if you're young. Twenty-somethings (many of them new to saving and some carrying student-loan debt) can be intimidated by the sheer a...

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry for Interfering with Convent Sale

Woman Must Pay Katy Perry for Interfering with Convent Sale

By Andrew Dalton | Nov 18
A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent.

Cards Against Humanity Buys Texas Property to Thwart Trump's Border Wall

Cards Against Humanity Buys Texas Property to Thwart Trump's Border Wall

Nov 15
The party game Cards Against Humanity says it's bought U.S.-Mexico border land and hired a lawyer to try to stop President Donald Trump's proposed border wall.

Cargo Containers Gain Steam as Building Blocks of New Homes

Cargo Containers Gain Steam as Building Blocks of New Homes

By Katherine Roth | Nov 4
Cargo containers, long a staple of international trade, are designed to be affordable, sturdy and water-tight. So it's no surprise that for decades they've been used by the military, the needy - or just the hip - for other uses, including dwellings.

Lord & Taylor Sells Manhattan Flagship Store to WeWork

Lord & Taylor Sells Manhattan Flagship Store to WeWork

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 25
Lord & Taylor's flagship store in Manhattan, known for its holiday displays along Fifth Avenue, is being sold to the office space sharing company WeWork.

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

An Insider's Look at a Timeshare Pitch

By Marjorie Miller | Oct 6
I had filled out a form to win a Whole Foods gift certificate. Instead I got a phone call from "Hannah" at FantaSea Resorts congratulating me on winning a travel package.AP Photo/Julio Cortez