May 16, 2016

Chinese pouring billions into U.S. real estate, especially homes

Chinese nationals became the largest foreign buyers of U.S. homes last year as they pour billions into American real estate, seeking safe offshore assets, according to a new study Sunday. A huge surge in Chinese buying of both residential and commercial real estate last ...

May 10, 2016

Home demolitions slow-going in quake-hit Kumamoto amid financial strains

Work to demolish destroyed and heavily damaged homes has been slow in Kumamoto Prefecture since the recent strong earthquakes. With local governments putting priority on reopening schools and operating evacuation facilities, some people affected by the quakes are considering handling demolition work for their ...