Real Estate

The bathroom is the true sanctuary of the home. It’s a place to get peace, privacy, and hopefully relax. So, design is of the utmost importance in these spaces. 2022 was an interesting year for bathroom design because many people were finally finishing up projects they began in previous years but were stalled due to
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City Developments Ltd. (CDL)—controlled by billionaire Kwek Leng Beng—has deferred plans to list its commercial properties in the U.K. on the Singapore Exchange amid heightened market volatility and macroeconomic headwinds. The company aimed to raise about 500 million pounds ($607 million) from the maiden share sale of a portfolio of U.K. commercial properties—including an office
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Airbnb is partnering with several major landlords and management companies to list designated apartment buildings where renters are allowed to offer short-term sublets on the site. The company said Wednesday that a new page on its website will list so-called Airbnb-friendly buildings, which will give tenants the option to host their apartments just as homeowners
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According to recent data, some of the primary rental trends associated with the Covid-19 pandemic are beginning to reverse. That’s one of the major findings of the recently-released November Rent Report from Zumper. The report found fears of a recession, along with declining occupancy rates, are being reflected in rental prices, especially in regions that
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Estate agents “Sold” and “For Sale” signs outside residential properties in the Maida Vale district of London, UK, on Thursday, June 30, 2022. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Demand for U.K. residential properties has nearly halved following September’s government budget that spooked financial markets and toppled the prime minister, research Monday showed. The fiscal
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According to the National Travel and Tourism Office at the United States Department of Commerce, Mexico is by far America’s favorite travel destination. A study completed in 2020 showed that 39.3 million Americans visited their neighbor to the south compared to the second-most popular destination, Canada, which was seen by 15 million U.S. residents. With
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Thanksgiving is a joyous time of year to celebrate our abundance. Unfortunately, much of it goes out with the trash after the gathering. “Two hundred million pounds of turkey thrown out, alongside more than 150 million pounds of side dishes like veggies and potatoes and 14 million pounds of dinner rolls,” laments the Center for
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A beautifully designed kitchen is essential for several reasons. Primarily, it is the space where we spend the most amount of time with family, cooking, eating, or even working. It’s also important to keep in mind that the right kitchen can add to the resale value of a home. While all-white and farmhouse-style kitchens have
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Brutalism is possibly the most-maligned architectural style of all. Maybe it’s the name: any term that includes the word ‘brutal’ is going to have detractors based on that alone. But even architecture buffs have sneered at Brutalist buildings, calling the architecture so manifestly bad that it was barely architecture at all. Now beautiful-book publisher Phaidon
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China’s housing prices fell in October due primarily to falling prices in less developed, so-called Tier-3 cities, according to Goldman Sachs analysis of official data. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s real estate sector isn’t yet poised for a quick recovery, despite a rally this month in stocks of major
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Existing home sales retreated for the ninth straight month in October as higher mortgage rates discouraged potential buyers, according to the National Association of Realtors. All four major U.S. regions registered month-over-month and year-over-year declines. Total existing home sales — completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops — decreased 5.9% from September
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Home sales declined for the ninth straight month in October, as higher interest rates and surging inflation kept buyers on the sidelines. Sales of previously owned homes dropped 5.9% from September to October, according to the National Association of Realtors. That is the slowest pace since December 2011, with the exception of a very brief
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Topline New housing starts fell again in October to the lowest level in more than two years, as higher mortgage rates continue to batter home builder sentiment—prompting experts to warn a recovery still seems unlikely over the next year and that a dearth of construction could lead to another housing shortage. Key Facts The number
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Ninety percent of counties across the U.S. have experienced a flood, wildfire, hurricane or other federally declared climate disaster between 2011 and 2021, according to a report published Wednesday that calls for urgent investment in climate adaptation and hazard mitigation. During that same period, 29 states on average endured at least one federally declared disaster, according
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