Just 33% of primary residences sold this year were purchased by first-time buyers, down from 38% last year to the lowest level since 1987, the National Association of Realtors reported Monday.
We just learned that the homeownership rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level in 19 years. But of course this is not a new trend.
The dome project is moving VERY slowly forward. We had "projectus interruptus" in the form of an unemployed son with twin babies.
As any student of horror movies knows, the zombie apocalypse is probably going to kick-off any day now. Luckily for us, British company Tiger Log Cabins has stepped up just in time for Halloween to unveil its debut fortified cabin.
We just learned that the homeownership rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level in 19 years.
Last year we reported on 2by4 Architects' Recreational Island House, a particularly appealing vacation home constructed on a small island in Loosdrecht, the Netherlands.
Back in June we first observed that "America's Most Important Housing Market Signals A Red Alert For Housing Bubble Watchers" and showed the following chart:
Emily Lindahl, Dorian Acito cut size to cut costs.
It is astonishing that the reconstruction of Gaza, bombed into the Stone Age according to the explicit goals of an Israeli military doctrine known as "Dahiya", has tentatively only just begun two months after the end of the fighting.
The village of Johnsonville, Connecticut, has been a theme park, a textile mill, a movie set, and a ghost town. Now, the entire town can be yours for $800,000.
A need to address a lack of housing for the globe's growing population has turned up some eye-catching efforts, blending creative architecture with new, sustainable technologies.
Living in an area prone to flooding has historically meant that you need high sockets and deep pockets. Baca Architects, however, has come up with an altogether more ingenious solution. Its "amphibious house," designed to float on floodwater before b
The 64 sq m (689 sq ft) home was built with a fully welded steel frame, structural insulated panels, double glazed windows and a Zincalume skin
Einsteinian Insanity? FHFA Head Mel Watt Pushes Banks To Make Extreme Risk Home Loans
Americans face post-foreclosure hell as accounts frozen, wages garnished, assets seized
This week's Strategic Relocation Briefing from Joel Skousen has been contributed by the Strategic Relocation web site. If you've ever wondered about Montana and what living there might be like, where to look for land, and what considerations shou
Airbnb has always been illegal in San Francisco.
A Monroe County man was building himself a log cabin and raising a garden on an isolated and beautiful plot of land in the mountains of East Tennessee.
Dutch law now dictates that meat and fish markets must be covered for hygiene purposes. Rotterdam's Markthal (literally, Market Hall) has undergone a redesign to accommodate the requirements. The new market is housed under a huge arch from which apar
In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its closest allies" and raise questions about its commitment to see
Those who read Zero Hedge regularly will be aware that for us no other regional US housing market is more important than that of the San Francisco.
"Broad-Based Deceleration" - Case-Shiller Home Prices Tumble Most Since Nov 2011, 3rd Drop In A Row
Times are tough and getting toughter.
"[It's] kind of a bizarre case," After the mortgage crisis hit Indianapolis in 2004, "there were so many bad loans out there that ownership really got kind of confusing."
Vietnam-based firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects recently revealed an affordable prefabricated prototype house that could potentially offer Vietnamese people on a very low income somewhere....
Do you really own something that you are forced to perpetually make payments on and which can be seized from you if you don't pay? I would say that you don't.
A Michigan mother says that she is devastated because Kalamazoo County is foreclosing on her home after brain bruises from a car accident caused her to miss a single tax payment two years ago.
Say hello to the next financial crisis, brought to you courtesy of the dumbest new bill of the week: H.R. 5148: Access to Affordable Mortgages Act. Ordinarily whenever an individual wants to borrow money for a mortgage,
Architects around the globe are racing to build the world's first 3D printed houses ? a breakthrough with profound implications for housing affordability and customization.
Minnesotan man builds the world's first 3D printed concrete castle in his own backyard, designing a kit that can print two-story houses