Design board OKs 58-story downtown tower with changes

Designs for the $600 million project show a tapered tower rising at Union Street and Fourth Avenue to 850 feet.

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Fibbing on your abode

Lenders increasingly are using more sophisticated methods to sniff out lies — and they are coming after perpetrators.

Reports: Average Manhattan home price is over $1.8 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The average sales price of a Manhattan apartment has eclipsed $1.8 million — a new high. The appraisal firm Miller Samuel says in a report for Douglas Elliman Real Estate that its figure — $1.87 million — compares to $1.77 million reached in the first quarter of last year. The Corcoran...

Fox News launching real estate program

NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out, HGTV. Fox News Channel is getting into the real estate television business. The network announced that it will debut a new weekend series, "Bob Massi is the Property Man," on July 11. Massi is a real estate attorney based in Las Vegas, and Fox says his show will explore...

First-time buyers finding a way back in

The rise in home prices is good news for owners, but renters are being squeezed by the housing gains of owners and buyers. Despite this, there’s been a rising number of first-time buyers.