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Real Estate News
Friday July 25th, 2014
Built in 1955, this home designed by the noted architect was restored and expanded by the current owner; the property includes a courtyard with a pool.
After decades in decline, the porch is making a comeback as an outdoor room for dining, lounging and connecting with neighbors. Just don't call it a deck.
New York art curator Doreen Remen tears through walls and windows to get her artwork into the right spaces in her apartment.
The steel-manufacturing magnate's Indian Creek home had been on the market for several years.
A look at how the commodities markets for hogs, crude oil, coffee and gold have performed when compared to returns on an investment in a New York City condo.
An uptick in deals for lower-priced homes along the storied South Fork of Long Island—mostly by bargain-hunting second-home buyers—has pushed up sales there to the highest point since 2005.
The Flatiron District between Madison Square Park and Union Square has become a booming fitness enclave for exercise classes and retailers selling workout apparel.
The financier's longtime Adirondack retreat hits the market for $3.25 million.
The songwriting legend's home in Venice, Calif., is listed for $10.85 million.
Director Ron Howard has sold his home in Armonk, N.Y., for the asking price of $27.5 million.
The Walton Ranch, once priced at $100 million, has been deeply discounted and is now available for $48.7 million.
Zillow is in advanced talks to buy rival online real-estate information service Trulia, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that could give their fast-growing websites more power.
Luxury-home buyers are pouring into Istanbul from the Middle East and Europe, attracted by the city's rising yet comparatively affordable prices, and by Turkey's relative stability compared with neighbors.
For those looking for a slightly cooler change of pace for summer, three homes with views of the city.
The Seville home of architect Antonio Cruz is a Modernist's dream, 20 years in the making.
In a loose arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor recreates the feeling of a poetically chaotic canvas by the abstract expressionist painter.
With a major show of Henri Matisse's cut-outs opening stateside this fall, designers are busily creating patterns inspired by the textile-obsessed painter's art.
Cash-paying buyers from abroad are moving to snap up what remains of the city's dwindling supply of prime unbuilt sites, driving values of undeveloped plots to record levels.
From the 15th floor of the new Westin hotel in Portland, Maine, the highest point in the city, the view looks pretty good for a pair of hotel investors who completely remade the nearly century-old property.
General Electric cut a deal with county and city officials to move a number of operations—including human resources and finance—to a new $90 million facility in downtown Cincinnati on the banks of the Ohio River.
As the economy improves, lenders see loans for smaller properties as less risky. And with less competition, interest rates and potential profit can be higher.
Money from China has been a top driver of some housing markets, especially in coastal cities such as San Francisco and Los Angeles. But that spigot may soon tighten.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's affordable-housing ambitions are being tested by the first major project he has shaped from its early stages, a 2.2-million-square-foot development on the Queens waterfront that is raising fears of Brooklyn-style skyrocketing rents.