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How house prices are linked to Hong Kong's protests

One of the big things behind the protests in Hong Kong is the "terrible affordability" of housing in the city, which is upsetting young people and the middle-income population, says Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital. Read Article

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:47:00 PDT

I don't know if I'll ever buy my own house: CEO of a co-living firm

Yoan Kamalski of Hmlet explains how his co-living company brings more value for money for its customers. He also says he has heard people saying that they would rather rent for the rest of their lives instead of buying a home. Read Article

Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:18:00 PDT

Home Depot CFO reveals the one millennial homeowner habit that is 'music to our ears'

"They've told us through our research, 'We want to work on our house because we think it's a good investment,'" Home Depot CFO Carol Tomé says. Read Article

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:23:00 PDT

Real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy: 'Don't send them home, send them to us'

The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come close to full recovery. A major developer sent this letter to his employees. Read Article

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 10:08:00 PDT

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor

Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities. Read Article

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 10:55:00 PDT

Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for new powers to impose rent controls in London

The mayoral office says renting a one bedroom flat in London is now as expensive as a three bedroom house in other parts of England. Read Article

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 05:44:00 PDT

Inside fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million Hamptons compound rental

CNBC's Robert Frank takes an inside look at fashion mogul Elie Tahari's $1.1 million compound rental in the Hamptons. The home was made out of an old barn, transported to the beach. Read Article

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:55:00 PDT

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill

The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling. Read Article

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 08:04:00 PDT

Trump's business allies and over 400 bundlers give his 2020 war chest a boost

The strengthening of Trump's formidable campaign war chest has led his organization and the RNC to raise over $100 million in the second quarter. Read Article

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:20:00 PDT

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050

Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central. Read Article

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 06:26:00 PDT
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