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Despite bewilderingly low interest rates and an apparently improving economy, the housing market is still faltering.

The housing market is still struggling

Feb 24, 2015
Why housing numbers are still cloudy
Posted In: Housing, real estate

Chinese companies look to invest in American real estate

Feb 16, 2015
For years, China shipped manufactured goods to the rest of the world. Now, Chinese companies are sitting on big cash reserves, and they’re looking to invest.
Posted In: Chinese economy, real estate, New York
Geologist Harold Wanless stands in front of a salinity-control barrier near the Miami airport. Many such structures, which release floodwater without letting in saltwater, will cease to function in a few decades.

Rising seas threaten South Florida's drinking water

Feb 10, 2015
Even with 60 inches of rain a year, Miami may not have enough to drink.
Posted In: rising sea level, Miami, real estate
High-rise construction cranes hover over downtown Miami.

Miami condo-buyers aren't homeowners. They're traders.

Feb 10, 2015
Why fears of rising seas and big storms don't cool the market.
Posted In: real estate, Miami, investment
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami.

Homeownership rate dips to lowest level in 20 years

Jan 30, 2015
A drop in homeownership might — or might not — be a key economic indicator.
Posted In: real estate, home, Housing, home ownership
An interior  of a model condominium at the Platinum luxury condominiums in New York City.

New York developers are mad for super-lux apartments

Jan 5, 2015
High demand and prices drive a New York City trend: Pricey apartments.
Posted In: luxury investments, luxury houses, real estate
A house clearly marked for sale in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Semi-rosy outlook for housing market

Jan 1, 2015
Home sales could increase by 10 percent but weak wage growth may cut down on potential buyers.
Posted In: Housing, real estate
The General Motors world headquarters, background, is juxtaposed against a tattered house in Detroit.

Detroit real estate on the rise

Dec 25, 2014
Detroit property values are beginning to approach pre-recession levels.
Posted In: Detroit, real estate, Jobs, apartments

Ruble woes spark London house-buying spree

Dec 24, 2014
Rich Russians eager to move their money are snapping up pricey London houses.
Posted In: Russia, ruble, real estate
Decorated toilets are displayed as part of a public art installation to mark World Toilet Day in San Francisco. On average, there are 83 residential toilets for every 100 people nationwide.

A game of (porcelain) thrones

Oct 23, 2014
Yes, they actually counted how many toilets exist in your city.
Posted In: toilet, real estate, city planning

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