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A cityscape of Hong Kong is see from the Peak on August 8, 2000, moments after sunset.

China’s economy is slowing, and it’s taking Hong Kong’s once-booming housing market down with it

One of the world's most expensive housing markets is facing a major slowdown.
BART is considering an idea to convert old train cars into homes.

San Francisco is adding so many new train cars, it’s considering turning the old ones into housing

San Francisco's BART agency is considering a plan to convert old train cars into housing.
California has the top three cities with properties over $1 million.

It’s more affordable to rent than buy in most US cities, report finds

As home prices continue to grow faster than wages, an increasing number of Americans may turn to rentals.

The price of a typical Manhattan apartment just fell below $1 million

In another sign that Manhattan's real-estate market is slowing, the price of a typical apartment fell below $1 million for the first time in three years.
A sold sign stands in front of a single-family home in Park Ridge, Illinois.

8 cities and towns where you can get a home for free — or buy one at a massive discount

Cities and towns have taken to giving away abandoned properties for free, or at minimal prices.
If you're spending more than 30% of your income on rent, consider a move to one of these cities.

Experts say ‘affordable’ rent costs 30% of your monthly income. Here are the US cities where people can actually pay that.

You won't find notoriously expensive cities like New York or San Francisco on the list.
Workers pour concrete for a driveway of a new home at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development on March 5, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Homebuilders are losing confidence — and it could be an ‘ominous’ sign for the US economy

The National Association of Homebuilders' sentiment index just posted its second-largest two-month decline since the measure's inception in 1985.
Diego Perez works on a Toll Brothers home this year in Florida.

One of the biggest US homebuilders just sounded the alarm on a slowdown — here are the housing stocks traders are betting can sink further

Homebuilder stocks are under pressure. Traders are building larger short positions in many of these names, according to an analysis by S3 Partners.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is putting up $6.1 million to turn a hotel into transitional housing for San Francisco’s homeless population

"Every homeless person needs a home," Benioff said in a tweet confirming his $6.1 million donation to help San Francisco's homeless population.

Chinese nationals own half of all homes bought over the past decade under Malaysia’s foreign residency scheme

Chinese citizens owned 37 per cent of all approved purchases, followed by British citizens (8 per cent) and Bangladeshi citizens (5.6 per cent).