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Saturday April 18th, 2015

Attorney at Law | Certified Public Accountant | Licensed Real Estate Appraiser | Licensed Real Estate Broker

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Saturday April 18th, 2015

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Florida Home Heads to Auction, Angels Included

This oceanfront house comes with hand-painted ceilings and six-foot tall statues of angels around the pool

A Gallery of Rogues' Homes

Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, Madoff. A look at the mansions built or bought with corporate fraud. (Remember the $6,000 shower curtain?)

An Apple Manager's Headquarters for High Jinks

A creative director crafts a San Francisco home dedicated to daring, whimsy and fun.

Chita Rivera on the Leap That Launched Her Dance Career

The actress/dancer was a tomboy who grew up in a lively Washington, D.C., home.

Ways to Give Your House Away

Anyone inspired to donate their home to charity should know that the tax rules are complicated.

Fannie, Freddie to Lower Fees

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is set to direct Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce mortgage fees on some borrowers.

On Long Island, a 'Little Jewel' Called Glen Head

It’s a one-hour train ride from Penn Station and a bike ride from North Shore beaches.

Newark Firm Plans Homes Made of Shipping Containers

If city officials approve, Cor-10 Concepts’ project could provide a model elsewhere in the country. Containers are already used for construction in many countries.

A Romance With High Contrast

One writer recalls his lifelong love affair with black-and-white checkerboard floors.

Racing to Buy Homes Sight Unseen

Residential real estate is becoming the next frontier for speed-based investing. Math-driven models powered by historical patterns can size up homes and calculate future income in minutes.

'Luxury Workforce' Housing Coming to New York Suburb

A development in suburban New York City will include luxury amenities, even though it will house those who qualify for affordable housing.

A Changing Nicaragua Attracts Resort Investor

A U.S. property-development firm is increasing its bet on Nicaragua, one of several developing countries that are attracting new tourism-industry investors.

Deutsche Wohnen Bid for Austrian Rival Fails

German real-estate business Deutsche Wohnen said its bid to take over Austrian rival Conwert Immobilien Invest has collapsed after it failed to reach the minimum acceptance threshold.

Zillow Calls 2015 'A Transition Year'

Zillow has hit speed bumps in its merger with rival website Trulia, a deal intended to create a powerhouse in online real-estate listings.

How to Make Space-Chic Décor the Star of Your Home

Celestial-inspired interior design that is galaxies away from ‘Star Wars’ is emerging as a key spring theme.

Philadelphia Penthouse Is Listing for a Record $17.6 Million

Under construction, the apartment has the highest asking price in the city.

Where Luxury Homes Sell the Fastest

An analysis of home listings over a two-month period identifies San Jose, Calif., as the place where home buyers need to act quickly.

Extreme Closet Makeover

A look inside the $85,000 closet renovation of a California doctor.

Westchester's Priciest House Is Listing For $29.5 Million

The 98-acre property in Mount Kisco, N.Y. was once owned by showman Billy Rose

Advantages of a One-of-a-Kind Home

Homes with a special feature that is no longer allowed under local building rules may give owners an edge when it’s time to sell.

The French Riviera at a Bargain

There are rare deals in glittering Cap d’Antibes, the onetime party spot of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

Barcelona's Draw as 'Urban Resort'

Spain’s second city is luring new home buyers who like the city-and-surf lifestyle of the coastal metropolis.

After Foreclosures, Home Buyers Are Back

Many who lost their homes during the early part of the financial crisis are rebounding after credit-penalty phase.

What Your Car Says About You

In the ritzy 90210 ZIP Code, car buyers love their Mercedes-Benz. They also enjoy poker and bridge, according to a market-research firm.

The Witty Designs of Philip Watts

A U.K. designer in metal creates ‘subversive’ staircases, window frames, tables and more.

Plots: Loews Hotel Power Breakfast Set to Go Nationwide

The Loews Regency New York Hotel on Park Avenue is famous for attracting tycoons and deal makers looking to schmooze over breakfast. Now its owner is expanding the tradition.

GE Close to Selling Real-Estate Portfolio

General Electric is close to selling off most of its $30 billion in real-estate holdings, part of a broader effort to separate from a big finance business that has fueled the company’s profits but nevertheless rattled investors concerned about its risks.

A Nazi-Built Resort Beckons New Dwellers

After decades of decay, a German coastal site operated by the Third Reich, the Soviets and the East Germans over the years is being converted into hotels and apartments.

Chinese Insurers Move In on U.S. Property

China’s two largest insurance companies are making their first investment in U.S. commercial real estate, buying a majority stake in a $500 million project in Boston.