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Soaring second home ownership hitting young people

June 28th, 2019 at 11:05 am » Comments Off

The number of British people who own a second home, buy-to-let or overseas property has doubled since 2001, says think tank the Resolution Foundation. While the number of millennials who own a home continues to fall, one in 10 people now own an additional property. Just 37% of people born in the 1980s managed to […]

Most Americans agree that this is the age that living at home becomes embarrassing

June 25th, 2019 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

A survey conducted on more than 3,000 Americans, by TD Ameritrade, examines how every generation views boomeranging back to the nest after college.  According to a new survey conducted by Zillow, 14.4 million Millennials (people between the ages of 23 and 38) currently live at home with their parents. This is a staggering 21% of […]

The future of housing looks nothing like today’s

May 17th, 2019 at 11:21 am » Comments Off

  After a century, Americans are choosing to live together–transforming not just the buildings we live in, but the way we live in them. What does a living room have to do with living? When Lisa Cini and her husband, kids, and rescue dog moved in with her parents and grandmother a few years ago, […]

Watch a 3D printed neighborhood spring up from nothing

May 15th, 2019 at 3:42 am » Comments Off

  We’ve already seen a 3D printer construct a house. Now we can watch one build a whole neighborhood. On Thursday, housing nonprofit New Story shared a video that shows how it plans to build what it calls the “world’s first 3D-printed community” — a futuristic application of 3D-printing technology that could bring affordable housing […]

Over 13% of the homes in Japan are abandoned

April 30th, 2019 at 11:13 am » Comments Off

Japan’s population is shrinking. Last year it fell by nearly 450,000 people. Not since records began in 1899 had so few babies been born (921,000). Before that, 2017 had also set a record. Meanwhile the number of people passing away last year set a post-war record. The figures are part of a larger pattern in […]

Is death our only option?