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New dataset uses AI to map structure outlines across U.S.

A new building footprint dataset has deployed artificial intelligence to construct a map of building outlines across the contiguous U.S. The platform can be used by a range of people, from city planners to emergency services.

Website tells you about all the people who died in your house

As Halloween approaches, there are a lot of ways you can get in the holiday season. You can carve a pumpkin, for example, or make a scarecrow — or find out whether someone was ever murdered in your house.

3-D printers make 10 houses in 24-hours

Suzhou - A company in China has used giant 3-D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a day, it has been alleged by an official Chinese news agency.

Op-Ed: Average UK house prices rise to £250,000, will the bubble burst?

Government figures show that the average price of a house across the U.K. has hit £250,000 ($420,000) for the first time.

Home renos taking the floor in Canada Commissioned

Flooring is Canada’s leading home renovation project, according to a survey from Houzz, an interior design database. But, what is it about flooring that attracts so many home reno customers?

The top summer home renovation projects and how to pay for them Commissioned

Homeowners are often looking to make over their digs this time of year, so we’ll look at the most popular types of home renovations, how new homes differ from cottage country sites and the projects homeowners should prioritize.

Missile silo turned into home

A retired missile silo from the Cold War era in upstate New York has been transformed into a home and it could be yours for just $750,000!

Upside down house: A Polish village’s topsy-turvy tourist draw

A house constructed entirely upside down is now a tourist attraction for the tiny village of Szymbark in northern Poland. As well as presenting topsy turvy from the exterior, the house’s internal contradictions proved problematic during construction.

Indianapolis explosion kills 2, destroys two homes

Indianapolis - A massive blast struck suburban Indianapolis on Saturday night, killing two people and injuring four. The cause of the blast is still under investigation.

Video: 3 houses destroyed in massive explosion in the UK

Manchester - Suspected to have been caused by a gas leak, a child was killed and one man seriously burned in an explosion near Manchester, northwest England.

Photo essay: Halloween in Small Town U.S.A. Special

As Halloween is quickly approaching my daughter, Laura, and I drove to a small town and captured some photos of homes all decked out for the day. I also took a photo in another town.

Canada announces new mortgage rules

The Canadian government has introduced new rules governing mortgages in an effort to keep home-buyers from being harmed when mortgage rates increase.

U.S. foreclosures rise 15% in first half of 2009

A recent report indicates the foreclosure crisis affected more than 1.5 million homes in the first six months of the year in the United States.

Prince Edward Island: Little Interest in Habitat for Humanity Houses

It appears that there is little interest in the three homes that Habitat for Humanity was planning to build on Prince Edward island.

Statistics Canada: Food, Gas, Shelter Costs Rise

Increasing costs for mortgage interest, natural gas and fuel oil and other fuels continued to propel costs for shelter. Nearly all food items registered price increases.

McCain not sure how many houses he owns

Republican presidential candidate John McCain admits that he doesn’t know how many houses he and his wife Cindy McCain own.

Strange Houses Around The World

Great picture tour of strange houses from around the world, that people actually live in.

Most Expensive Real Estate In The World

The most expensive home in the world tops $155 million

Nigerian houses swallowed by sand

The fine sand of the Sahara Desert is swallowing up houses and roads every year.
 

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A demolished house in Detroit  Michigan; part of Mayor Dave Bing s plan to demolish 10 000 vacant ho...
A demolished house in Detroit, Michigan; part of Mayor Dave Bing's plan to demolish 10,000 vacant homes
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Villas nestle inside the castle walls
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House in Rosia Montana village in Romania
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Abidjan in the Ivory Coast
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A view of San Jose, Costa Rica
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A demolished house in Detroit, Michigan; part of Mayor Dave Bing's plan to demolish 10,000 vacant homes
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Submerged houses in southern Louisiana thanks to Hurricane Isaac
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