From semitropical playgrounds to life-endangering climate risks: Going back over a century, California’s and Florida’s growth has been predicated on climate – and promises of the good life.
The ideal of perfect turf – a weed-free, supergreen monoculture – is a relatively recent phenomenon.
A scholar who examines the impact of property ownership explains why purchasing a home comes with many moral obligations.
The cost of borrowing for a home has fallen in recent months, despite repeated increases of the benchmark interest rate. An economist explains the seeming paradox.
A recovery expert explains what these estimates include and what could be done to make disasters less costly.
China’s mortgage strikes are affecting its economy but won’t cause global contagion.
Telling people they have a flood risk rating of 10 is less powerful than explaining how much they’re likely to pay to deal with flooding over the next five years.
Sydney’s Domain, Melbourne’s Dudley Flats and the banks of the River Torrens in Adelaide were just a few places where communities of people experiencing homelessness sprung up in the early 1930s.
We asked 680 Florida real estate agents what they’re seeing in the market. Here’s what they said.
A suite of proposed changes to energy efficiency section of the National Construction Code are a good step forward. However, a lot more can be done.
When students are allowed to bring personal items for show and tell, it can build their senses of self-worth, belonging and control. But poor kids often don’t get that opportunity.
Ghana’s ineffective land administration system has serious implications
House prices have been stronger than most had expected at the start of the pandemic, but can they continue rising?
Once paid, tax becomes the property of the government. Pretending otherwise undermines the basic principles of the social contract.
When thinking about better uses for temporarily vacant buildings caused by the pandemic, Australia can learn much from the UK.
At a time when so many are struggling, cutting stamp duty and helping the well off might seem like a strange move.
London is an alpha city – home to 100 billionaires. But does wealth bring social costs?
Policies to tackle climate change will make it more expensive not to act.
A new study examined how growing numbers of single women in one of the world’s most expensive cities are contributing to its gentrification.
Socialisation of housing would see profits from rent put back into the maintenance and modernisation of the buildings.