Infrastructure that links mines to ports isn’t enough – it needs to be accompanied by policies that encourage productive investment in factories.
Overconfidence and other cognitive biases help to drive up real estate prices. Here are three techniques used by real estate agents to exploit those biases.
In order for Canada to overcome the housing affordability crisis, individuals, families, the real estate industry and government all need to work together.
Urban spaces are a repository of people’s beliefs, memories and collective conscience.
Neither NSW Labor nor the NSW Coalition is actually proposing to axe stamp duty. Neither are any of the other states or territories, apart from the ACT.
Having the ability to decide either to do something or not, and to act accordingly, is a basic definition of freedom. Smart buildings challenge this freedom.
House prices are dipping fast in many areas of the world. Is this a normal stage in the market fluctuation, or the sign of an imminent crash?
Miami is often held up as an example of ‘climate gentrification.’ But a closer look finds a bigger driver of flashy new developments in low-income neighborhoods.
With 30-year fixed rates hitting a 20-year high of 7%, a finance scholar explains where these life-altering loans originated.
More than 22 million people currently live in Florida following a century of rapid growth.
What is real estate actually worth? It depends a lot on who you ask and what method they use to work it out.
Even when they offer similar listings, female hosts tend to charge less than their male counterparts.
New York’s lawsuit against Trump could mean he and three of his kids are prevented from operating a business again in the state – but the IRS will determine whether federal tax crimes also took place.
The big increases quoted are for “asking rents”. The rents paid by existing renters are climbing more slowly.
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.
Urban economics experts are creating simulated cities to forecast the effect that permanent telecommuting could have on city centers and housing.
Economists have long advocated replacing stamp duty with land tax. We find that the implications for housing prices depends on whether you own a house or an apartment.
Analysis of 5,500 apartment developments across Australia found many individual units were far below the average energy ratings for the complex as a whole.
Both major parties have policies aimed at helping low and middle income earners buy homes. But they’re both stopgap solutions – and too many buyers, renters and even investors will pay the price.
Labor’s scheme will get people into homeownership who would have otherwise missed out. The Coalition’s will get people already likely to buy into houses sooner.