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Christopher Cerk stands for a photo outside the 170-square-foot home he built himself in Ann Arbor, Mich.

University of Michigan student builds, lives in tiny house

ANN ARBOR, Mich.: A University of Michigan computer science junior has moved into a 170-square-foot home he built himself. Christopher Cerk, 21, loaded the tiny house on a trailer and… Read more »

Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu with Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister, Ananth Kumar showing the list of cities chosen for its Smart Cities project at a press conference in New Delhi

Industry seeks effective implementation of Smart City projects

NEW DELHI: Real estate industry has hailed the announcement of 98 Smart Cities, but said the government should aggressively focus on effective implementation of these projects to stimulate economic growth… Read more »


The Strand-new luxury enclave at Loch Lomond Marina

MARIN, CA: A new community has arrived in the heart of Marin. Introducing The Strand, San Rafael’s new luxury enclave now open at Loch Lomond Marina. This is the opportunity… Read more »

Lucy Stevens

Young Aussies prioritising career over housing

Young professionals are giving up on the great Australian dream, resigned to lives of perpetual renting and “maybe better holidays” in the face of unattainable housing. Lucy Stevens is 24… Read more »

Terrace Ridge model homes

Get a first look at the exquisite Terrace Ridge model homes

DUBLIN, CA: The highly anticipated Terrace Ridge model unveiling happens this Saturday, June 27 at 10 a.m., giving eager homebuyers their first opportunity to explore three beautifully decorated and furnished… Read more »


Delhi’s CP 5th costliest prime office market

MUMBAI: Delhi’s Connaught Place has ranked fifth in the list of most expensive prime office markets in the world, owing to rupee depreciation. According to a survey by property consultant… Read more »

Govt nod to 'Housing for All' scheme

Govt nod to ‘Housing for All’ scheme

NEW DELHI: The Government has given its approval for the launch of the ‘Housing for All by 2022’ scheme paving the way for affordable homes to the urban poor and… Read more »

Mayor Bill de Blasio Hosts a Press Conference with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Corner of Union Street and Troy Avenue, Brooklyn.

NY authorities charge Brooklyn landlord

NEW YORK: Authorities brought criminal charges against a landlord they say drove tenants out of rent-regulated apartments by doing construction and demolition at his building and shutting off the heat…. Read more »


Google’s Nest targeting ‘thoughtful’ homes

SAN FRANCISCO: Google’s Nest Labs is releasing new versions of its surveillance-video camera and talking smoke detector as part of its attempt to turn homes into yet another thing that… Read more »

Terrace Ridge

Terrace Ridge’s model debut in Dublin slated for June 27

DUBLIN, CA: Homebuyers eager to raise their perspective on luxury living are encouraged to save the date for the highly anticipated model debut of William Lyon Homes’ new Terrace Ridge… Read more »

At the San Jose State University campus, sprinklers were still being used after the state-issued water restrictions were announced.

California water wasters being shamed

LOS ANGELES: Pssst. Ready to water that beautiful lush lawn of yours? The one that’s the envy of the entire neighborhood. If you live in Southern California you’d better wait… Read more »


PM for local lifestyles in ‘Housing for All’ plan

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for a holistic approach towards meeting the target of ‘Housing for All’, asking all official agencies concerned to consider local conditions such as… Read more »

Rahul Yadav acquires Realty Business Intelligence

MUMBAI: Property portal says it has acquired risk assessment service provider Realty Business Intelligence for Rs 10 crore, a move that will enable its customers to make informed decisions… Read more »


Disappointed SF housing activists consider future

SAN FRANCISCO: Proponents of a temporary moratorium on luxury housing in San Francisco may turn to voters in November after city supervisors rejected the idea. Backers are expected to decide… Read more »


Six best home fixes for the money

Want to recover the most¬†for your remodeling¬†dollar at resale? Keep it simple, pay to have it done right and don’t overimprove. Moderately priced materials and finishes could be a smarter… Read more »


Hero to invest Rs 1,000 cr on Mohali project

NEW DELHI: Hero Realty will invest Rs 1,000 crore on developing a housing project in Mohali on 18.5 acres, which the Hero Group firm had won through auction. The company,… Read more »


Haryana forms panel to probe grant of licenses to Vadra

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government has formed a commission to probe grant of license(s) to some entities, including Robert Vadra’s company, for developing commercial colonies in Sector 83 of Gurgaon. Earlier,… Read more »


Nitesh Estates, Goldman Sachs to invest $250 mn

MUMBAI: Realty player Nitesh Estates says it has tied up with global investment bank Goldman Sachs to jointly invest up to USD 250 million in income generating commercial assets in… Read more »

Foreclosures fueled racial segregation in US]

Foreclosures fueled racial segregation in US

WASHINGTON, DC: Some 9 million American families lost their homes to foreclosure during the late 2000s housing bust, driving many to economic ruin and in search of new residences. Hardest… Read more »


SC order on land acquisition in Noida hailed

NEW DELHI: Hailing the Supreme Court order upholding land acquisition in Noida-Greater Noida as valid, realtors’ body CREDAI said the apex court’s verdict would benefit more than 2 lakh home… Read more »