Real Estate

FILE -- Robert Durst appears in court in Galveston, Texas, in 2003. (credit: James Nielsen/Getty Images)

Robert Durst: Estranged Heir In Iconic New York Real Estate Family

Robert Durst, the man charged in the murder of his former spokeswoman and long suspected in the disappearance of his own wife, is also the heir to the real estate fortune of an iconic New York family.

03/16/2015

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A Renter’s Nightmare: Phony Real Estate Agents Renting Homes Out From Under Owners

Believe it or not, there are bogus realtors are renting out homes without the owner’s consent, leaving both the owner and unsuspecting renter with a nightmare to untangle.

02/18/2015

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The Bronx Looks To Catch Up As Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens Enjoy Real Estate Boom

Neighborhoods around the city have seen a real estate boom, but the Bronx has lagged behind. Even so, change is happening in the most unlikely places.

10/10/2014

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Mixed Results: U.S. Housing Market Resembled the 2014 World Cup in June

The latest residential data shows key indicators in housing are mixed. The market is said to be recovering, but not yet recovered.

07/02/2014

A New Jersey family says this angry note was written by an anonymous  real estate agent. (Credit: CBS 2)

Granddaughter Furious Over Anonymous Note Sent To South Jersey Couple

Some might call it passive aggressive, others may call it rude, but whatever you call it an anonymous note that landed in the mail box of an elderly Ocean City couple.

05/07/2014

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Houses Selling Like Hotcakes Here And There

Spring 2014 housing indicators tell us that procrastination is not the way forward for buyers.

04/30/2014

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Pick A Pocket Or Two: February Real Estate Recap

Due to frigid conditions in much of the nation, February’s real estate wrap-up required boots and a shovel, as well as deeper pockets.

03/01/2014

Authorities investigate a report of a man shot in the head inside of a Yonkers home. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Found Shot In The Head Inside Of Lavish Yonkers Home

The property is home to a real estate executive and his wife, an NYPD psychologist, and the couple’s two children, according to authorities.

11/14/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Calls For New ‘Super Authority’ To Protect Brooklyn Hospitals

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.

07/29/2013

Apartment buildings and condominiums in Cliffside Park, Fort Lee, and Edgewater are seen from Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Housing Comeback – New Jersey’s Gold Coast & The New Dream Home

“There’s a stereotype that there’s Manhattan and soon as you go over the river, you’re somewhere in the Midwest,” said George Vallone, president of the Hoboken Brownstone Company.

06/27/2013

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The Housing Comeback – Connecticut & New Jersey

All this week, we’re is looking at what is happening in the housing market. Today, Ginny Kosola reports on progress in Connecticut and New Jersey.

06/25/2013

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The Housing Comeback – Prices Going Up And Couple Spends Over 2 Years Searching For A Home

All this week, we’re is looking at what’s happening in the housing market. In our first segment, reporter Ginny Kosola spoke with new homeowners in Brooklyn.

06/24/2013

The Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge as seen from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Real Estate Analyst: Next Two Months ‘Once In A Generation Opportunity’ For NYC Area

We’ve heard the overall headline that home sales are the best in seven years. But we wanted to break down the trends for the New York City area.

05/01/2013

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Changed Summer Rental Market On Post-Sandy Jersey Shore

It may be winter, but this is the time when many rent their summer vacation homes.

02/20/2013

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Why You Should Wait Until 2016 To Sell Your Home

Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.

02/06/2013

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