Octavio's Stories
Amid gentrification, a ‘new D.C.’ emerges
By some measure, our nation’s capital has become the richest region in the country
Dec 5
DC SF
Big banks cede market share to nonbanks
As the Dodd-Frank Act has made lending regulations more rigorous, other entities are getting in on the action
Nov 1
How are fix-and-flippers typically financing their buys?
Borrowing costs tumbling, home prices rising and how flippers are managing it all
Oct 4
LA SF
Boston building boom lifts housing
The trend is fueling experimentation like zero-net-energy apartments and more
Sep 2
New Orleans housing: 'A Tale of Two Cities'
What's happened to housing in the Big Easy
Aug 2
Are housing bubbles reinflating in 3 major cities?
A look at San Francisco, New York and Miami
Jul 1
MI SF NY LA
Nightmare on Main Street: When natural disaster strikes home
Post Hurricane Katrina, people have poured into devastated areas
May 27
MI NY
Housing rebounds in Minneapolis-St. Paul, but unevenly
Low inventory remains the biggest barrier to the Twin Cities housing market
May 2