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Aug 28, 2018

Japan to promote use of empty buildings as satellite offices

The land ministry aims to support efforts to utilize the country's empty buildings as satellite offices or shared workspaces, according to informed sources. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry hopes to have related costs included in its budget request for fiscal 2019, which starts ...

/ May 24, 2018

French chateau being raffled for €11

A French chateau worth around €1.7 million is up for grabs in an online raffle — and tickets cost just €11. British philanthropist Ruth Philips is donating all the profits from the sale of her nine-bedroom Chateau de Cautine — set in 34 acres (13.7 ...

U.S. launches crackdown on sexual harassment in housing

Apr 13, 2018

U.S. launches crackdown on sexual harassment in housing

The Trump administration is launching an initiative on Thursday to crack down on sexual harassment of women by landlords and encourage victims to come forward for help from the U.S. Justice Department and Department of Housing and Urban Development. The two departments will create a ...

London house prices drop at the fastest pace since 2009

/ Mar 12, 2018

London house prices drop at the fastest pace since 2009

London house prices are falling at the fastest pace since the depths of the recession almost a decade ago, with the capital's most expensive areas seeing the biggest declines. Average prices fell to £593,396 ($820,000) in January, an annual decline of 2.6 percent, according to ...