Home sales may be rising, but homeownership in the United States is heading down once again. After gains in the second half of 2015, the homeownership rate fell to just 63.6 percent, seasonally adjusted, in the first quarter of this year, according
As in so many housing bubbles, soaring apartment prices feed epic high-rise construction booms with the promise of big profits backed by easy money. Years can pass between initial plan and completion, and now the fruits of Hong Kong's epic construc
There's panic among some in the tiny house community about a rule change proposed by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Comparing the growth in the number of full time jobs versus the growth in new home sales starkly illustrates both the horrible quality of the new jobs, and how badly ZIRP has served the US economy.
PHOENIX -- A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box.
Moments ago, in its latest update, Case Shiller pointed out that for another month "Home prices continue to rise twice as fast as inflation." Actually that is an understatement: in two-third of the tracked metro areas, the pace of home appreciation o
Home prices rose less than expected in February, according to S&P/Case-Shiller index.
Parking lots take up a lot of space in our towns and cities - could they be put to better use while still remaining functional? That's the thinking behind a new project by British architecture firm ZED Factory. Its ZED Pod is a small solar-powered
Luxury condo dwellers expected to ride city buses
---NYC Luxury Condo Market On The Brink
Hot on the heels of Wells Fargo's $1.2 billion settlement, Bloomberg reports that Goldman Sachs will pay $5.1 billion to settle a U.S. probe into its handling of mortgage-backed securities involving allegations that loans weren't properly vetted be
-- starting at $1,375 a month for a Murphy bed
As a homeowner, there are certain maintenance tasks, safety features, and basic pieces of knowledge about your property which you should know like the back of your hand.
Californians longing for the "Good Ole Days" of wage and price controls under President Nixon may get their wish.
The tiny house movement has taken America by storm, in part because our economy is in the toilet. People are striving to reduce their expenses by embracing minimalism.
There has been an odd shift when it comes to US sentiment toward home ownership:
People's Architecture Office (PAO) has a knack for designing thought-provoking - if impractical - housing ideas.
Airbnb, once a saviour from overpriced hotels, has become the new overpriced hotels since becoming the short-term accommodation staple. But with the rise of community living and workcations, an alternative might be to just sleep where you cowork.
Most of the worst housing markets in America have one thing in common: oil. And markets in energy-producing areas make up most of the bottom-ranked parts of America.
Imagine, for a moment, that you're a super-villain searching for the perfect secret lair. You could do worse than Casa Brutale: a remarkable project that combines brutalist muscle with James Bond villain-chic.
U.S. home resales fell sharply in February in a potentially troubling sign for America's economy which has otherwise looked resilient to the global economic slowdown.
Electricity causes Nanowires to compress the elastomer layers, distorting them in the process. As a result, the window goes from being completely clear to taking on a cloudy frosted-glass appearance.
Over the past month we have documented the surreal reemergence of China's latest housing bubble (recall the first one burst in early 2014 which forced Beijing to reflate the stock market bubble, which also burst over a year later), in recent articles
If you thought the tiny house movement was just a fad, think again...
Buildings Leveled for Being in Military 'Firing Zone'
The pending home sales report was a shock to economists this morning. The Econoday Consensus estimate for existing home sales was a rise of 0.5 percent.
After oil ushered in an era of excess, many people in the Middle East stopped building sensible homes adapted to harsh weather conditions.
Farrow & Ball paint? Check. Playroom? Check. Home office? Yep
Located in Manhattan's Kips Bay neighborhood, Carmel Place is the first micro-apartment development in New York City. Its 55 units range between 265 and 360 square feet, and market-rate units cost between $2,650 and $3,150 a month.