Report: Elderly Gay Widower May Lose NYC Home Because He Wasn't Legally Married

A new report from the New York Times finds that an elderly widower could lose his West Village home, where he's lived for 55 years, because he was not legally married to his partner.

Prince Albert Buys Philadelphia Home of Mom Grace Kelly

The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now in the hands of the royal family.

NY Poised to Crack Down on Illegal Airbnb Rentals

REAL ESTATE | By David Klepper | Oct 21
New York state may soon enact one of the nation's toughest restrictions on short-term rentals offered on online sites like Airbnb.

A Surprisingly High Number of First-Timers Now Buying Homes

REAL ESTATE | By Josh Boak | Oct 19
A new survey by the real estate firm Zillow suggests that first-time buyers may be entering the market in greater numbers than industry watchers had assumed.

Why Your Bank May Not Be Giving You the Best Mortgage Rate

REAL ESTATE | By Hal Bundrick | Oct 15
Mortgage rates are near all-time lows, and it might be hard to imagine them going even lower. And yet, some loan experts say, many banks aren't giving borrowers the lowest rates they deserve.