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In a twist

The survey of nearly 1,000 adults found that 77 percent of Americans are stressed about work. What are workers stressed about? 14 percent cite low pay 11 percent, commuting 9 percent, an unreasonable workload ...

Strong tail wind

Apartment rents grew more quickly in April than in any other month since the recovery from the financial crisis, according to data released by MPF Research on May 11. “Rent growth in April 2015...

Big deal in the Big Apple

The city has taken its first step toward what may be a wave of new development on Halletts Point peninsula, a long-neglected area south of Astoria Park in Queens. Members of Community Board 1...

The 4 percent

He said the move “would serve as a national model,” according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. While the L.A. move could prompt other U.S. cities and states to follow suit, and push...

A credit score that tracks rent payments

The new report also includes any property tax liens and whether you've fallen behind on your homeowner's association dues. It may reflect that you now owe more than your house is worth or if...

Shores: A love story

The love story began in 1955, when Epstein was first approached by then Los Angeles County Supervisor Burton Chase to assist in the planning for the creation of Marina del Rey, soon to become...

The uncertainty trap

Common sense says that economies, like people, take a while to regain their courage after a scare. Still, other forces, such as bargain basement prices and the chance to beat competitors to the punch,...

Welcome to paradise

Anant Yardi faced such a dilemma in the early 80s while living in Santa Barbara, Calif., where he worked as a software developer for Burroughs, a business equipment manufacturer (Burroughs merged with Sperry Univac...

The American Dream loses its luster

In fact, the percentage of departing renters opting for homeownership also reached some historic lows in Q4 2011 and multifamily REITS like Camden Property Trust are reaping the rewards. "We continue to benefit from incredibly...

Real estate deals: catching a falling knife

That was one notable assessment by panelists at the fall conference of the Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center held at Wharton recently. They also offered insights on lessons learned from the...