Expensive housing, an overloaded transport system and a lack of space are driving thousands of Londoners out of the hectic British capital to other.
An American couple Grace Brogan and John Kamman are living in a yurt that they bought for $5000.
Kazakhstan will produce equipment for smart homes.
Kazakhstanis will have to wait for the government to solve their housing problems for their entire life.
As of November 2013, price in Astana, the country’s capital city, stood at $1687 per square meter.
Kairat Kelimbetov, Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, believes that only rich people should obtain mortgage loans.
Over 1 million square meters of housing has been commissioned in Astana this year.
Lands around Astana are distributed haphazardly and their further use is not controlled. President Nazarbayev wants more order and less squatting.
Representatives of Helios company have assured the residents whose apartments burnt down in the explosion of the petrol tank truck that the company will restore the building’s front and pay them compensations.
Almaty city leads in the list of the most expensive housing in Kazakhstan.
An unusual way of heating is used by 22 apartment buildings, as well as by 20 commercial organizations.
The repeating shocks in Almaty have boosted demand for real estate in Kazakhstan's capital Astana: expert.
Around 100 residents were evacuated from the emergency-state 9-storey residential building in Priozersk town of Kazakhstan’s Karaganda oblast.
A cracked 9-storey residential building in Priozersk of Karaganda oblast has been declared an emergency and will be demolished.
5-storey apartment buildings constructed as part a state program a couple of years ago in Talgar town (Almaty oblast) are falling apart virtually in front of the residents' own eyes.
The contract was signed on October 11 between Kostanay Akim (Mayor), management of Kostanay MBI and partners from Germany.
Sportsmen from Almaty who are taking part in the London Olympics can count on an apartment for any medal.
In the nearest time we will start demolishing the unfinished buildings No.3 and 4. Buildings No.5, 6 and 7 will be demolished as well: Baurzhan Abdishev.
Kazakhstan authorities will toughen licensing requirements and issue licenses for construction of social facilities and housing only to major companies.
An unfinished multi-storey building in Bessoba residential complex in Karaganda has lurched to one side. It is likely to follow the 5-storey building that collapsed on April 6.
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