Property Values

America’s multi-lane one-way streets are a disaster for neighborhoods. A recent study, released at the International Making Cities Livable Conference and led by John Gilderbloom, finds benefits to converting such streets to two-way traffic flows. Exclusive
Jun 11, 2014  By John Gilderbloom
The housing crisis may be coming to an end, according to some nationwide indexes. And though prices are likely to continue to fall for about a year, some homebuilders are un-pausing their projects and moving forward.
Aug 11, 2009   Time
Phoenix is undergoing another housing boom, with buyers clamoring to buy up properties with significantly discounted prices.
May 18, 2009   Los Angeles Times
Las Vegas and Southern Nevada are chock-full of planned communities. The region is also struggling with some of the harshest declines in property values in the nation. Though planned communities are seeing some sales, they are mainly in trouble.
May 17, 2009   Las Vegas Sun
The recession digs into Dubai, where property prices fell 41% in the first three months of 2009.
May 6, 2009   BBC
Now that the eco-friendlier--albeit more unsightly--way to dry laundry is making a comeback, line-drying activists go face-to-face with homeowners associations to make it safe to do it.
Feb 11, 2009   Los Angeles Times
<p>Exurban developments are struggling to control their rampant foreclosure rates and plummeting housing values.</p>
Jul 28, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>Foreclosed homes are creating blight in urban and suburban areas all across the country, lowering property values by more than $200 billion.</p>
Jul 2, 2008   The Christian Science Monitor
<p>In suburban St. Paul, Minnesota, homeowners are losing the battle to keep affordable housing our of their neighborhoods. This Pioneer Press article includes a video that nicely shows both sides of the issue.</p>
Jul 2, 2008   St. Paul Pioneer Press
<p>A recent conference in Austin, Texas, of real estate appraisers explored how they should incorporate green-building techniques and features into their assessment of properties.</p>
Jun 27, 2008   Austin Business Journal
<p>New Jersey struggles to develop fair rules on affordable housing. "The whole thing is madness at this point," says a Sussex County administrator.</p>
May 26, 2008   New Jersey Herald