When is the price of some marketable good or service at or near zero? When either the supply of it is so plentiful that virtually any demand, no matter how great, can be satisfied. Or when no matter how large or small the supply of it may be, people
NAR data on housing sales showed the largest August decline since 1999, the earliest publicly available data.
Creating an eco-home from open-sourced blueprints has never been easier or more affordable
"Still Healthy and Trending Higher" Says Bloomberg - Let's Investigate
New-home construction in the U.S. fell in August, indicating the real-estate recovery will take time to evolve.
A Chinese company used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-story houses in one day!
Not only will homeless individuals be gifted a fresh start, the progressive initiative will save taxpayers a lot of money.
Imagine buying a home in a small town and then watching in horror as it is destroyed due to a freak accident in which the local utility is at fault. You subsequently choose to live in a tent on your property but are told by county officials that your
Barcelona's new mayor has kept her promise to go after the banks who started the crisis, and other cities are doing the same
A Berlin-based group has created a website that matches refugees with citizens in Germany who are willing to accommodate them.
For a long time in America, the dominant mentality was always "bigger is better." Finally, "small is beautiful" is having its moment. Tiny houses offer a viable solution for people looking to reduce their environmental impact and live more si
A new home-price index is a warning sign for some property markets
A new farm-to-table community, said to be the first in California, has opened in the city of Davis. The Cannery is made up of more than 500 energy-efficient homes, open spaces and trails surrounded and fed by a 7.4-ac (3-ha) working farm.
New York's first real estate project financed significantly though crowdfunding is set to open, a step forward for a nascent investing model that has yet to prove itself in commercial property.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, it became obvious that America was frustratingly ill-prepared to house people displaced by a natural disaster. Michael McDaniel took this as a design challenge. His Exo housing system--
Today's article from the Wall Street Journal on investors taking out large loans backed by portfolios of stocks and bonds is one of the most concerning and troubling finance/economics related articles I have read all year.
In The Matrix in which Americans live, nothing is ever their fault.
A pair of housing reports were out today, new home sales, and the Case-Shiller index of home prices. Let's start with the latter.
Good ideas tend to stand the test of time and the yurt is no exception, hence the number of modern options on the market.
World's first portable islands will let super-rich create eco-friendly getaways anywhere on Earth
The rebound in U.S. home construction picked up in July as builders broke ground on more projects than at any time in almost eight years.
Mr. Crosby said the simplicity of the ordering process was ultimately what sold him on the home. "I don't have to make any decisions about the layout, the appliances I need or about the permitting," he said. "I just clicked a button to buy an
Amid a recovery in the housing market, plus an improving economy and still-low interest rates, people have been increasingly more willing to spend money to fix up and renovate their homes.
Cargotecture is an easy and affordable way to ease the homelessness crisis.
It's not your imagination. Rent really is too high.
Bratislava, Slovakia-based Nice Architects made quite a splash when it unveiled its Ecocapsule micro-shelter back in May, even though all we had to go on at the time were some interesting renders.
Many people have said to me in the past month, "I'm going to buy a home." Or, "What do you think of the idea of me buying a home?"
A 3-in-1 Foldable Shelter by MSS being deployed
Demonstration video of the Wedgetail Camper from 2009.
We're always on the look out for new ideas for shelters in the case of an emergency, or disaster situation. Recently we ran across a modular survival shelter known as the Bunkhouse.