Residential real estate

This Tuesday, March 21, 2017, photo shows a home with a sale pending in Sewickley, Pa. On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, the National Association of Realtors releases its February report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 29, 2017 - 11:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its pending home sales index climbed 5.5 percent in February to 112.3, its...
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An evacuee waits as firefighters battle an early morning four alarm apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 29, 2017 - 2:40 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area. The fire...
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An evacuee waits as firefighters battle an early morning four alarm apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 28, 2017 - 7:57 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area. The fire...
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An evacuee waits as firefighters battle an early morning four alarm apartment fire Monday, March 27, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 28, 2017 - 6:27 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The similarities between two deadly Oakland fires that occurred nearly four months apart are striking: Each involved a dangerously dilapidated building with an absentee landlord and renters desperate for affordable housing in the expensive San Francisco Bay Area. The fire...
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March 28, 2017 - 9:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday , increased 5.7...
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FILE - This Nov. 15, 2016, file photo, shows Trump Tower in New York. Yelena Yelagina, who owns an apartment at Trump Tower is being fined $1,000 by New York City after they say she wrongly rented it on Airbnb. A New York state law levies fines against people who rent out their entire living space for less than 30 days. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
March 25, 2017 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump Tower apartment owner was fined $1,000 by the city after they say she wrongly rented the home out on Airbnb. Yelena Yelagina owns apartment 30H at 721 Fifth Avenue, the glitzy address of President Donald Trump, according to an affidavit filed with the summons seen by The...
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The home of Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, and her husband White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner, is seen Friday, March 24, 2017, in Washington. Neighbors of Trump, her husband Jared Kushner and their three children have groused that sidewalks have been closed, public parking overrun and that the family and their staff can't even be bothered to learn the trash pickup schedule outside their $5.5-million home. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 25, 2017 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say Ivanka Trump and her family don't make for very good neighbors, taking up much of the parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags at the curb for days. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even...
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March 25, 2017 - 8:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn't make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting on the curb. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even a trip to the playground...
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In this Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, photo, real estate signs mark the lots near one of the new homes for sale in a development for new homes in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pa. Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade, according to information released Wednesday, March 22, 2017, by the National Association of Realtors. Over the past 12 months, sales are up solidly. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 22, 2017 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans retreated from buying existing homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. But over the past 12 months, sales are up solidly. Sales of existing homes fell 3.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of...
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March 22, 2017 - 10:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans retreated from buying homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade. Sales of existing homes fell 3.7 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.48 million, according to the National Association of...
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