Tag: real estate

22 articles
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Offshore in Central London

Why has a prestigious address been used so many times as a center for elaborate international fraud?

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How My Hoarder Landlady Ruined My Life

Two floors of a building in prime Brooklyn for $1000 a month seemed too good to be true. It was.

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Out From Under

Shakiya Robertson thought she had found a way get her family a home. She moved in, fixed the place up, made all the payments. Then she, like thousands of others in Detroit, was told that the house she thought she had purchased wasn’t actually hers.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Stay A While"

An elderly woman renovates her basement for renters and discovers uncomfortable truths about herself.

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The Ghosts of Pickering Trail

Only after buying a new home did the Milliken family learn something terrible had happened in it.

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Crowded House

They thought that they’d found the perfect New York apartment. They weren’t alone.

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Stash Pad

How New York real estate became the new Swiss bank account.

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The Mansion: A Subprime Parable

On the urge to live in a house you can't afford, the "acceptable lust" of American life.

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Uncontested: The Life of Donald Sterling

A profile of the Los Angeles Clippers owner, an oft-sued real estate baron with a documented racist streak and a penchant for heckling his own players, on the occasion of him winning an NAACP lifetime achievement award.

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Welcome to Bakersfield, California

How a disgraced principal-turned real estate mogul helped cause the global financial crisis.

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The Broke Broker: He’s Got Keys to the Best Apartments, But Lacks One of His Own

Bruce Cawsey Waite has no home, no office, and wears a dead man’s suit.