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Meet the American cities that are the safest from natural disasters.

After several years of relative calm, suddenly we’ve faced some pretty significant natural disasters in North America – from the hurricanes that have devastated Houston and other cities in Texas, Louisiana and Florida to earthquakes in the vicinity of Mexico City. 414 more words

Blight, or why semantics matter in urban development

I’ve just returned from a longish trip to the US, so it seems appropriate to talk about an American topic that is near and dear to my heart – blight. 1,059 more words

Cultural Heritage

Homeowners: Your Home Must Be Sold TWICE

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over the next twelve months. 283 more words

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Looking back: Bundeskongress für nationale Stadtentwicklungspolitik 2017 in Hamburg

The Bundeskongress für nationale Stadtentwicklungspolitik 2017, which took place on June 12th & 13th in Hamburg, celebrated the ten-year anniversary of the signing of the… 817 more words


Buying Your First House: Starter Home or Forever Home?


If you’re a first-time home buyer, you may be wondering: Should you purchase a small starter home to get into the market now, knowing you may grow out of it in a few years? 1,251 more words

Real Estate

What is urban policy, anyway?

Today, I’m going to give a “quick and dirty” summary of the main aspects of policy, using a few examples from the urban and non-urban contexts. 1,089 more words

Integrated Urban Development

How's the Real Estate Market? Find Out What the Experts Are Saying

As we head into summer, it is a great time to review how the 2017 real estate market is doing so far. Here is what the experts are saying: 271 more words

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