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Coliving pioneer Common expanding nationwide, adding thousands of units

The major expansion reaching cities such as Denver, Boston, Baltimore, and Portland, signal coliving’s coming of age.

Opendoor acquires title insurance company a week after launching mortgage division

It’s all part of a plan to become a one-stop shop for all things buying and selling a home.

Sustainable, solar-powered lofts will create massive community battery

Energy storage built into Utah’s Soleil Lofts will function as a renewable backup for the power grid.

Is a recession coming? Here’s what that means for housing

Experts agree that the housing market is on much firmer footing than it was in 2008.

Keller Williams partners with Offerpad on iBuyer venture

The partnership allows Keller Williams to bring its iBuying program, Keller Offers, to more markets more quickly,

Why soaring revenue doesn’t mean home flipping success for Zillow, Redfin

More revenue isn’t necessarily good if you’re ultimately losing money.

‘Maker dorm’ in Toronto to offer housing, high-tech manufacturing in same building

A new development under construction in Toronto aims to bring both rental housing and jobs to the city’s growing tech industry.

Amazon enters the real estate business with Realogy partnership

By partnering with Realogy, Amazon hopes to jump-start its smart home and home services businesses.

Property Brothers venture into homebuilding with $5M house for sale outside Las Vegas

The brothers are working with Las Vegas architecture and construction companies to create luxury homes under the name of Dream Homes by Scott Living.

Toronto’s mega-development boom is reshaping downtown

The Canadian metropolis is going vertical as a building spree of billion-dollar projects continues

Hot housing market has fueled economic expansion—and inequality

CoreLogic report examined how overall economy has been tied to turnaround in housing market

How a women-led real estate team is building a better condo in Toronto

Reina’s detail-oriented design process aims to create a new model for the real estate industry.

Sprawling Houston post office reborn with High Line-style rooftop park

The OMA-designed renovation will include a 5-acre rooftop park and organic farm.

New hotel and homesharing hybrid creates investment vehicle for Airbnb

With openings planned in Miami and Austin, Natiivo, a new brand of high-rises with hotel licensing, offers a new spin on sharing your space.

Harvard report shows strong housing market, but low-income renters struggle

The annual deep dive by the Joint Center for Housing finds inequality, increased costs amid economic boom

Why building walkable cities is the key to economic success

New report Foot Traffic Ahead finds walkable urbanism isn’t just sustainable and enjoyable, but more profitable.

Affordable housing for minimum wage workers doesn’t exist

In 99 percent of U.S. counties, minimum wage can’t get you an affordable one-bedroom rental.

In Silicon Valley, an $8B mega-development will soon break ground

Related, the firm behind Hudson Yards, will develop the 240-acre site.

Testing for lead at home, explained

We ask three experts for advice on lead risk, testing, and removal for both homeowners and renters.

How high-end housing developments use sustainability as a selling point

New projects in California and Florida sell a better life now, and a better future tomorrow.

The best apartment rental sites and apps

A comprehensive list of national rental websites to aid your next apartment hunt.

Home values drop for the first time in seven years

A one-month drop isn’t a trend yet, but Zillow estimates show that the market has signaled this for some time now.

Hello Alfred, app-based personal assistant for renters, announces major U.S. expansion

The partnership with Greystar brings the high-tech concierge and local marketplace to more multifamily buildings.

Zillow’s home-flipping business could be good for buyers. Is it good for Zillow?

The company announced massive home flipping revenue and massive home flipping losses.

The housing market is in flux heading into prime buying season

March housing data suggests inventory continues to pile up, while sales lag and price cuts spike.

Own a Game of Thrones castle for $650K

You might recognize the stoney estate as the backdrop of the infamous Red Wedding.

Gravel quarry getting second life as walkable urban village

The Rock Row development in Portland, Maine, brings placemaking to a former industrial site.

Craft floorplans for your Airbnb listing with this clever new service

Archibnb provides short-term rental hosts with customized floorplans that can be added to listings and show what guests can really expect.

Zillow can help you find a home, and now, a mortgage

It’s Zillow’s latest move toward becoming a one-stop shop for all things real estate.

Can old-school private clubs become cool again?

In an era of WeWork and the Wing, country clubs and private clubs seek to regain relevance.

WeWork, home to freelancers and startups, is taking coworking corporate

New financial results show the global office space empire increasingly focused on custom offerings for big business

‘Postmodern farmhouse’ clad in aluminum asks $1.4M

This oddball beauty of a home can best be described as a combination of white-walled minimalism, country cabin coziness, and eccentric material choices.

How a San Diego YIMBY club changed city politics

A new political movement is shaking up city hall and setting the stage for a big election in 2020.

New coliving concept for families launches in NYC 

Kin, a collaboration between Common and Tishman Speyer, wants to use tech and shared space to create family-friendly urban living

Massive faux chateaux development sits empty after developer goes bankrupt

The $200 million complex called for 732 identical homes in the style of the French chateaux, each with an ornate facade, Juliet balconies, and a round turret.

European coliving developer plans $300M U.S. expansion

Quarters aims to build big in major U.S. cities and by 2022, become the nation’s largest coliving operator.

How a recession could impact the housing market

The fundamentals of the housing market are strong. But is it recession-proof?

Where Opportunity Zones stand, heading into 2019

The stage is set—now it’s time for the money to start rolling in.

Real estate tech companies will be tested in 2019

Opendoor, Offerpad, and a host of others will have to contend with an uncertain housing market.