House Prices

These Are the 10 Best Places to Live in America Right Now

As millennials age, it’s not a question of <i>whether</i> they will settle down. It’s a question of where.<p>After all, the generation long chided as eternal …

Employment

City of Vancouver looks at allowing duplexes to add suites

Vancouver city council is looking at making amendments to a bylaw that would allow duplexes to add suites in an effort to create more housing options.<p>…

City Halls

How close are we to another financial crisis? 8 experts weigh in.

It’s been 10 years since Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting off a global recession that cost billions of dollars and millions of homes and jobs.<p>It’s been 10 years since Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting off a global financial meltdown that would take years to correct. A decade later, there are …

U.S. Politics

U.S. Housing-Market Trends Suggest Recession Around Election Time, 2020

Ten years ago, in September 2008, plunging home prices pushed Lehman Brothers into bankruptcy, fueling a financial crisis that sent the United …

International Relations

U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Exceeds Forecast

Confidence among American homebuilders stabilized in September as demand held up and lumber prices fell, a National Association of Home …

Economics

Why do so many affordable-housing advocates reject the law of supply and demand?

Housing prices are famously out of control in many cities — the average studio apartment in San Francisco goes for nearly $2,500 a month, more than $2,900 in Manhattan. This trend has inspired a movement called “YIMBY,” for “Yes in My Back Yard.”<p>YIMBYs push for reductions on zoning restrictions to …

Opinion

What Really Happened in 2008

There was a housing shortage, not a bubble; the Fed was too tight, etc.<p>Ten years after Lehman, revisionists are overturning the potted story of the 2008 crisis, and not too soon.<p>Claims of a national housing bubble as the precipitating event always seemed dubious when referring to an asset class …

Housing

Google Home Hub may be priced aggressively at $149, a reported retail listing says

We got our first look at the Google Home Hub earlier today, showing off a unique new design for a Google Assistant smart display. Outside of the hardware, though, it seems Google may have plans of seriously undercutting the competition by slapping a $149 price tag on the product.<p>According to a …

Google Home

I Bought A One-Way Ticket To Argentina At 24 & Never Looked Back

<i>This year, Bustle is celebrating Rule Breakers — the women and non-binary individuals among us who dare to be themselves no matter what. In the</i> …

Buenos Aires

Austin real estate company decodes the 5 benefits of owning a condo

Buying a home is a big deal, but buying the right <i>kind</i> of home can sometimes be just as difficult to figure out. Are you a townhome person or a …

Real Estate

SF’s median housing price drops again

Six percent drop ends volatile summer, but houses still pricier in the long run<p>If San Francisco felt slightly less overwhelmingly expensive this summer, it wasn’t your imagination.<p>The California Association of Realtors [CAR] released its monthly report on median single family home prices across the …

San Francisco

Ten years on, in uncharted waters

Economists thrive on crises. The East Asian crisis of 1997 caused a rethink on full capital account convertibility and fixed exchange rates. The …

Loans

Smyrna Makes Money's Best Places To Live 2018 List

The 50 Best Places To Live in America list is compiled by Money magazine in partnership with Realtor.com.<p>SMYRNA, GA -- The Jonquil City has made</i> …

Cost of Living

Utah business leaders create a new $200,000 Ivory Prize for the best ideas on affordable housing

Utah added a big cash award Tuesday to its list of tools for addressing an ongoing shortage of affordable housing.<p>Officials launched what will be …

Cost of Living

Peek inside Patterson Point, a new neighborhood in Old Algiers

The riverfront homes start at $299K<p>Patterson Point, a new 44-home neighborhood in Old Algiers, is underway. The 4.7-acre development by Inhab Design+Build faces a riverfront green space and is hemmed by Atlantic Avenue, Patterson Road, and Thayer Street. Four homes are complete; two are under …

Arts and Crafts movement

ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is allowing job ads on its platform that exclude women, according to the American Civil liberties Union.<p>In a complaint filed Tuesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the ACLU lists 10 employers that it claims have placed ads on Facebook that violate federal …

Business

Government ignorance is no excuse for another dreadful financial crisis

Last Sunday’s New York Times featured an article by Ben Bernanke, Timothy Geithner and Henry Paulson, the three former government officials who were …

Housing

Mansion Global Daily: London Luxury Lifts, Sandra Bullock Sells and More

<b>High-End Transactions on the Rise in London</b><p>Two years of price falls have injected some momentum into the market, experts say. <b>Read More</b><p><b>BY THE</b> …

Property (UK)

Ashburn No. 2 On Money's 50 Top Places To Live

Ashburn is No. 2 in Money magazine's 50 Best Places to Live 2018, a list compiled in conjunction with Realtor.com.<p>ASHBURN, VA—Ashburn is No. 2 in …

Employment

B.C.'s housing crisis is really a supply crisis, Liberal critic says

According to B.C. Liberal housing critic Sam Sullivan, B.C.'s housing affordability crisis is, at its heart, a supply crisis.<p>Sullivan, the MLA for …

British Columbia

Two in three think children will be 'worse off' than their parents

A majority of Australians think economic conditions are 'good' but most fear their children will be worse off.

Cost of Living

Midway community plan could create another city gem

San Diego residents have good reason to be deeply skeptical about City Hall. It’s not just the disastrous City Council decisions in 1996 and 2002 to …

San Diego

Millennials stampede to Riverside, Five Points, Brooklyn

Vintage homes, trendy coffee shops, eccentric restaurants and hip breweries have made Jacksonville’s 32204 ZIP Code — Riverside, Five Points and …

Jacksonville

Traders Are Too Smart to Call This a Trade War

Stock traders responded to the latest round of tariffs imposed on China by the Trump administration and China's swift retaliation by pushing up the MSCI All-Country World Index of equities for the sixth time in seven days. Complacency? More like rational.<p>For all the hot air out of Washington and …

Opinion

StreetEasy reports NYC homeowners have unrealistic expectations about their property appreciation

New York City home prices have more than recovered from the financial crisis 10 years ago, a report released by StreetEasy Tuesday showed. But the …

New York City

L.A. Outpacing New York in Film and Digital Media Employment, Study Finds

The industry in Southern California is also becoming increasingly diverse, but has not welcomed more women into its ranks, authors concluded.<p>Despite …

Los Angeles

Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Killed by Gunfire in Rancho Cordova

Sacramento Sheriff's Deputy Killed by Gunfire in Rancho Cordova<p>Sacramento County sheriff's deputy Mark Stasyuk is dead after exchanging gunfire with …

Los Angeles

House Prices Skyrocketing Across Metro Detroit, Including Wayne, Oakland And Macomb

<b>(WWJ)</b> The good new about metro Detroit's housing market is that the value of ownership is skyrocketing.<p>The downside is that it's very, very difficult …

Cost of Living

This Map Shows the States Where Millennials Are Most Likely to Afford a Home

Still think millennials can’t buy homes? You might just be looking in the wrong places.<p>After all, those under the age of 38 now make up the largest …

Cost of Living

California: "Housing market falters for fourth straight month", Inventory up 17.2% YoY

<b>California’s housing market dropped below the 400,000-level sales benchmark for the first time in more than two years</b> as high home prices and eroding …

Housing Market