NYC Landlord Becomes a Billionaire, Thanks to Gentrification Boom

In the world of New York housing, where landlord-tenant battles are both routine and brutal, Joel Wiener has plenty of scars. One of the city’s top 10 rental apartment owners, Wiener’s been sued for overcharges...

These were the top outer-borough real estate loans in September

UPDATED, 10:05 a.m., Oct. 31: Madison Realty Capital did not dominate the top secured outer borough loans in September the way it did in August, but the firm still topped the list with a $267...

Staying in Crown Heights, Even as It Gentrifies

When new owners bought her Crown Heights apartment building a few years ago, Lisa Mathis feared that she might be pushed out of not only her eight-unit rental building, but also the neighborhood. But even...

Americans now have the highest credit-card debt in U.S. history

American consumers just hit a scary milestone. They now collectively have the most outstanding revolving debt — often summarized as credit card debt — in U.S. history, according to a report Monday released by the...