Mary K. Jacob

About the Author

Mary K. Jacob joined The Post in 2021 as a real estate reporter, covering local, luxury and celebrity real estate. A graduate of New York University with a degree in politics and journalism, she first began working on different political campaigns before moving to local broadcast and national news in digital and print. She is passionate about architecture and history. Outside of work, you can find her taking her dog Kobe on hikes, traveling to small towns and horseback riding.

The Archive

Dallas suburb residents crush developer's dreams of turning a historic farm into a strip mall

In Plano, community opposition to a zoning proposal for turning a historic farm into a mixed-use development made the developer withdraw his plans.

Miami faces an unprecedented affordable housing shortage of more than 90,000 units

A report from Miami Homes For All has found Miami-Dade County is grappling with a shortfall of units for households earning below 80% of the area median income.

Beyoncé's 'Dangerously in Love' was recorded in this NYC building -- where a glam penthouse now asks $3.99M

The Hit Factory was a famed recording studio where legends crafted their still-famous tunes -- and now, a buyer can grab a penthouse inside.

Barbara Corcoran says this is biggest mistake that people make when buying a home

Take your advice from real estate industry titan Barbara Corcoran, who says new buyers typically make this one mistake in their search that could spell regret.

Rudy Giuliani puts NYC home back on the market after his radio show was canceled

The former mayor is once more trying to sell his residence at 45 E. 66th St. -- and it comes during some drama at WABC where he hosts a radio...

I live in one of the world’s smallest homes —there’s no window, but it's so cheap

A traveling TikToker has gone viral for showing the world his unusual dwelling in South Korea, which comes for a bargain price.

Wendy Williams' dream NYC penthouse sold by guardian for a loss after former TV host deemed 'incapacitated'

Williams' Financial District condo, replete with luxe trappings, traded hands for a loss only several years after the television personality purchased it.

US home prices have soared 47% since 2020

A recent ResiClub analysis of the Case-Shiller National Home Price Index has unveiled a surge in home prices outpacing those of the 1990s and 2010s.

American Cancer Society lists Dan Snyder's former DC-area mansion for $34.9M -- 2 months after he donated it for research

The former Washington Commanders owner donated his Potomac home to charity, which offers major tax benefits -- now, the American Cancer Society is listing it.

15 cities revealed where home prices are falling amid soaring mortgage rates

Dreams of owning a home might seem dashed for many Americans in the face of soaring house prices. But fear not — you can find bargains in more than a...

Boston's priciest home is a $30M technicolor dreamland owned by venture capitalist

The asking price is more than double what the current owner paid for the property just nine years ago.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft sells apartment in NYC's iconic Plaza Hotel for $22.5M

The Patriots owner sold his longtime home inside the storied property in an off-market deal, meaning details of the unit itself are sparse.

Residents from liberal cities are flocking to this new red state haven amid rising crime and chaos

With more people leaving Portland, Seattle and San Diego, a number have flocked to this nearby state, which has seen population growth.

The LA home that Matthew Perry purchased months before his death lists for $5.19M

The Hollywood Hills residence that the "Friends" star purchased, but never lived in, is looking for its next steward.

Here are the top 5 US cities where rents are spiking

A new report shows where rental prices are spiking across the nation -- but despite the increases, there is a bit of hope.

Stormy Daniels' fourth husband wooed her with a sprawling Fla. horse ranch before their wedding

Barrett Blade, in a gesture of affection, shelled out $535,000 in 2022 to secure Daniels her "dream home" in Dunnellon, Florida.

Sean Hannity slams NY as he lists $13.7M LI property after Fla. move: 'I am done'

The Fox News star has listed his handsome Long Island estate in Centre Island following his move to Palm Beach.

The dream of owning a home is slipping away for a majority of renters, New York Fed survey finds

A New York Federal Reserve survey released Monday found only 13.4% of renters still cling to the hope of one day owning a home -- despite high interest rates.

Here's the eerie reason why no one dares to inhabit this deserted $2.4M LA mansion after 60 years

In Los Feliz, 2475 Glendower Place has remained abandoned for six decades -- and it all traces back to a brutal murder.

Robert De Niro's ex-wife, Grace Hightower, lists NYC marital home below 2006 purchase price

Hightower is kicking off a fresh chapter after her split from the famed actor -- and she's looking for someone new to take this 88 Central Park West home.