May 23, 2015, 1pm PDT
A housing report by Zillow finds that rents are growing faster—much faster, in some cases—than home values.
February 28, 2015, 1pm PST
The rise of shale oil in Alberta over the past decade has made Calgary one of the most vibrant cities on the continent. But with oil slumping around $50 per barrel, the fortunes of an industry town look less rosy.
December 8, 2014, 1pm PST
A study published by the Brooking Institution finds varying results, depending on the neighborhood, for a study of the impact of gasoline prices on home values.
May 10, 2013, 11am PDT
As the housing market recovered nationwide, home values rose 5.1% across the U.S. between February 2012 and February 2013. In 10 of the major markets analyzed by Zillow, values rose more than 13%. In five of those, home values rose more than 20%.
April 22, 2013, 6am PDT
Speculation about property values is as old as the U.S. itself, but it used to be much more localized, explains Robert Shiller, Yale economist. Is the recent housing roller coaster likely to repeat itself in the future?
December 3, 2012, 10am PST
No other place even comes close for values of 4 bedroom, 2 bath single family homes. Five of the six priciest cities in the U.S. are located in Silicon Valley, with median home values ranging from $1.44 million to $1.7 million for #1 ranked Los Altos
Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
August 18, 2009, 2pm PDT
A recent study finds a correlation between a neighborhood's walkability and its home values.
August 9, 2009, 7am PDT
Walkability improves home values, according to a new report. <em>Smart City</em> talks with economist Joe Cortright about the study, and with IBM about its new "Smarter Cities" technology report.
July 24, 2009, 6am PDT
These two posts from Richard Florida look at how housing is faring during the economic recession. He looks at home prices in 300 metro areas, and how things have changed between the peak in 2006 to today.
April 25, 2009, 7am PDT
Economists worry that Vancouver's tumbling housing market is an indication that Canadians could see a dramatic -- and long-lasting -- decline in the value of their homes.
April 14, 2009, 2pm PDT
Reporters at the Land Use Accountability Project have uncovered evidence that home appraisers were under great pressure at the height of the bubble to inflate home values.
Land Use Accountability Project
March 6, 2009, 5am PST
The Obama Administration has outlined plans to assist nearly 4 million homeowners in danger of foreclosure. The total cost to taxpayers runs close to $75 billion.
March 2, 2009, 9am PST
The housing market has bombed, bringing prices and values to devastating lows. But despite lower prices, affordable housing is still in too short of supply, according to this piece from <em>Time</em>.
November 3, 2008, 6am PST
While home values in the rest of the region decline, homes near Denver's light rail system have experienced an increase in values over the past two years.
October 20, 2008, 9am PDT
Home prices are falling across the country, but there are signs that they're not done falling yet.
October 1, 2008, 8am PDT
A recent study of home values in Portland finds that close proximity to such amenities as specialty grocery stores and movie theaters can raise values as much as 20%.