It’s the world’s third-largest economy. It also has the world’s most pronounced population decline. Now, Japan is giving away vacant homes to deal with an excess of housing stock.
Housing bubbles may crowd out credit from other sectors, but they may also have a crowding-in effect by providing collateral to real estate-owning firms or generating attractive assets wh...
With its prime location and rapid development over the past decade, the Columbia Heights neighbourhood commands among the highest rents in the U.S. capital — already one of the most expen...
Cuba has recognised private home ownership.
New policies allow easier access to planning permission if people build ecologically sustainable housing.
If property prices are rising, it is commonly assumed we must be facing a shortage of supply relative to demand. So if we’re ever going to reduce housing affordability problems, we’re sim...
Designers from the UN and Yale University have collaborated to create a piece of futuristic architecture.
The number of single-person households stood at more than 40% in 2016.
Research suggests that house prices are being influenced by investors elsewhere in the world.
House prices in Berlin increased by more than 20% in 2017, according to data from estate agent Knight Frank.
This chart shows the amount of prime residential property around the world that can be bought with $1 million.
Rising housing prices and lower salaries are edging out millennials from the first-time home buyer market.
Researchers are developing solar panels that still let through enough light to function as a window.
UBS has published the 'Global Real Estate Bubble Index' examining house prices in global financial centres.
Asia is at the forefront of 'proptech', which harnesses the power of big data, drones and AI to revolutionize the way we buy, sell and think about property.