The U.S. housing market in 10 years will be dominated by minorities and millennials, says study


STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Come 2025, there will be 2.7 million more 30-somethings in the nation’s real estate marketplace, according to a Harvard housing study. According to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, minorities will make up 36 percent of all U.S. households in 10 years. And 46 percent of those aged 25 … Leer más

Futuro House: the modernist home that looks like it’s from Mars


Originally designed as a Finnish ski lodge, the Futuro House has captured the public imagination like few other modernist homes They’re rare, they’re mysterious and they look as though they’ve landed straight from Mars. Fewer than 100 were ever built, and those that survive are to be found in locations as far apart as Kentucky … Leer más

Martial law in Thailand and the housing market


The army has taken over the reins of government amid a political crisis in Thailand “to preserve law and order”. The intention is apparently to calm the situation, while working for a compromise between reds and yellows after eight years of upheaval, which have pitted the largely rural supporters of populist former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra against Thailand´s traditional elites.