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The Real Estate Deal That Could Change the Future of Everything

Two Washington, D.C., developers set out to democratize how commercial buildings are developed, and in the process they've invented an entirely new model of finance.

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The U.S. Housing Recovery: Still Uneven

Parsing the latest numbers from the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.

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Young Adults Are Finally Leaving Their Parents' Houses

After a Great Recession slump, the number of new households is ticking up.

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Fear of a Tiny Apartment

By endorsing smaller and smaller living spaces, are we creating a world in which only the very wealthy can live in anything more than sardine-can habitats?

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Crowdfunding a Skyscraper

You don't need a wealthy developer when you've got thousands of small investors.

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The Next Major Real Estate Cycle: Walkable Urbanism?

How shifting demand could pull real estate developers (in cities and the suburbs) in a new direction over the next generation.

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Dishonor of the Day: New York City Ranks Its Worst Landlords

One landlord racked up more than 700 violations.

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The 'Best' 1-Bedroom Apartment in Tokyo Costs $23 Million

This incredible penthouse might be out of your price range, but looking is free.

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How the Recession Made Me a Gentrifier in My Home Town

Downwardly mobile Millennials—especially the ones who are natives of increasingly expensive cities—are rewriting the rules of gentrification.

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Mapping Vacant Properties to Make Quicker Sales

With thousands of vacant lots on hand, Philadelphia is trying to make it easier for people to buy them.

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In Aksu, Buildings That Went Up Must Come Down

China tightens its real estate lending practices in the Uighur Autonomous Region.

The World's Newest Real Estate Market

In Havana, the purchase and sale of private property became legal just six months ago. Here's how it's changing the look of the city.

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Where to Buy and Where to Rent Now

In most of America's top metros, buying may well be the better financial decision. But is the next bubble inevitable?

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Why Don't Real Estate Developers Just Ask Us What We Want?

One Washington builder asked neighbors what kind of store should fill an empty building. Is this the future of urban development?

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Why Miami's Real Estate is Booming Again

Miami's real estate prices have plummeted from their peak, but remain nearly 38 percent above their 2000 levels.

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The Scourge of 1970s-Era Office Towers

Two Rust Belt cities grapple with architectural obsolescence. 

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Tactical NIMBYism

A landowner hopes to prevent an English soccer team-led land seizure by dividing his property into one-square-meter plots.

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Have Americans Given Up On McMansions?

Home sizes have been increasing in the U.S. for decades, but that trend looks to be changing.

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The Awkward Art of Neighborhood Naming

Feeling connected to a neighborhood is a good thing. But what if where you live doesn't have a real name?