For anyone interested, there are many very well built houses up for auction by the city of Detroit.
With the housing purchase market for everyone but the wealthiest stagnating (confirmed by today's sliding "plans to buy a home" indicator), forcing Americans to scramble for rental properties and pushing residential asking rents to fresh record high
With so many of China's 1.4 billion people clustered around its coastline, things can get pretty crowded. So instead of using more precious land space to build the cities of the future, a Chinese company has proposed using some of the 71 percent of t
If there was one chart that shows best what is happening with the bifurcated US housing market, it is this NAR breakdown of sales by pricing bucket.
After 6 months of missed expectations, last month's fragile beat of dismal expectations ....
In recent weeks the San Fran Fed has regaled us with such brilliant rhetorical questions: "How Important Are Hedge Funds In A Crisis"
The cost of buying a house today can be prohibitively expensive, so it's no surprise that tiny home builds appear to be increasingly popular.
Bizarro Housing Bubble Spills Over Into "Overbid Madness", $10 Million "Flips" In 24 Hours
One could be forgiven for thinking that shipping container-based architecture may have reached saturation point. After all, Gizmag has previously reported on student digs, a passively-cooled home, and a cruise ship terminal, to name just a few exampl
The attached headline from an industry publication called HousingWire sounds par for the course.
Bond god Jeffrey Gundlach, the CEO of DoubleLine Capital, is bearish on single-family homes.
With 1 In 3 Homes Unaffordable, Freddie Mac Prepares To Enter The Trailer Home Loan Market
Crews have set up the nation's first urban post disaster housing prototype. The three container units are at the corner of Cadman Plaza East and Red Cross Place in downtown Brooklyn, near Dumbo adjacent to the New York City Office of Emergency Manage
Existing Home Sales Drop To Lowest Since July 2012; All-Cash Buyers, Investors Are 50% Of March Transactions
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.
Nik Freeman has created an awesome map that shows the areas in the U.S. where absolutely no one lives.
3D printers are building some pretty amazing stuff lately: working speakers, wooden furniture, prosthetic limbs, and even foods like pizza and pasta — but WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co. of Shanghai, China is thinking much, much bigger.
A team of students and professors at Georgia's Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) recently unveiled a tiny house prototype cited as the future of urban living.
For most people, the American Dream doesn’t include living in a van on public land in the middle of nowhere.
New mortgage originations fell over 23% month-over-month and a stunning 47% year-to-date according to Black Knight (formerly LPS).
When the flood waters recede and the firefighters have put out the flames, infrastructure is often a casualty of the disaster.
Rylan Steele’s photographs of the planned Catholic community of Ave Maria will, for many people, reinforce the idea that Florida is a strange place that creates crazy headlines.
An explosion in the number of devices connected to the internet is expected over the next decade and in turn, our homes will become increasingly "smart."
Israel-Palestinian peace talks were already pretty well dead last weekend, when Israel officially reneged on their promise to release Palestinian prisoners, and efforts to save it look to be faltering too, with Israel reluctant to agree on even a par
When designing a small home for a family, it's only possible to downsize so much.
Zero tolerance program slammed as attack on property rights
One of the evils of massive over-financialization is that it enables Wall Street to scalp vast “rents” from the Main Street economy.
Must be the weather... (though if you want to believe that, do not look at the regional breakdowns)... Pending home sales fell 10.2% YoY - the worst in 3 years (notably worse than the 9% drop expected by the meteorologists in the economics department
On January 29, the village officially opened, and its first residents settled in. Each house had cost about $10,000 to build, a fraction of what it would have cost to house the men in a new apartment building.
izmag has featured several low-cost bamboo housing prototypes before, including the Blooming Bamboo home and the Bamboo Lakou vision for Haiti, but the units designed for this project are on a much smaller scale. The two-story prototype unit featured