The fine print shows its an inquiry into housing “supply”, but supply isn’t a particularly urgent problem.
The new rules limiting what banks can lend are aimed at real estate investors. APRA believes they’ll have little impact on first home buyers.
The fact that Canadian house prices have risen far beyond rental rates tells us that it’s due to financial factors alone — not a lack of supply. House prices are asset prices.
U.S. opportunity zones can positively impact real estate development and help local communities. But to fully realize the program’s potential, it needs reform.
Following the deadly collapse of a condo high-rise in Florida, a historian of this kind of housing explains how it offers a sense of community that many people seek.
In the formal real estate industry, there is an emerging narrative that affordable housing deficits in African cities represent a vast untapped market
An expert on condo management explains why associations should commission new studies that determine how much money they need to set aside for repairs every three to five years.
Luxe Listings Sydney is a hit; MTV Cribs is making a comeback. We all want a taste of how the other half live.
Most of the budget’s housing measures shuffle the queue, rather than increase the number of homes.
Inflation and wage rises used to shrink the repayment burden. We’re being granted mortgages as if they still will.
Charging for rezoning is a move other states should follow, as are land taxes. Stamp duty hikes, not so much.
Without making housing supply the priority, the government’s tax-based policies create more objectives than they can reasonably achieve.
Canadian residential real estate and farmland have historically proven to be strategic hedges against inflation.
Australian data suggest that prices do not fall when zoning is relaxed.
The pandemic has had unexpected effects on the housing market, causing a rush to sell. But is this the right moment?
Working waterfronts are a key link between consumers and seafood, but are increasingly threatened by developers. Policies need to ensure that waterfronts remain accessible to seafood harvesters.
Its “opt-in” proposal means some homeowners will never switch over and will never pay land tax.
Innovation means creating and capturing value from new things. And it’s better for the Kiwi economy if investment in that innovation grows local industries and creates jobs.
Trump was the first US president from New York City since Teddy Roosevelt, but he was never a hometown hero. Jubilant celebrations erupted across New York after Biden’s projected win.
New research shows homes in white areas have appreciated $200,000 more since 1980 than similar homes in nonwhite areas – a result of both old racist housing policies and modern real estate practices.