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Real Estate News
Friday July 31st, 2015
This luxury period-style home on more than 50,000 square feet of land has a national park out the back door and is just a 90-minute drive from Sydney.
From his Pine Island, Fla., home, novelist Randy Wayne White writes amid the mementos of his life as an outdoorsman, adventurer and globe trotter.
Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, Madoff. A look at the mansions built or bought with corporate fraud. (Remember the $6,000 shower curtain?)
Known as “Gemini,” the nearly 16-acre estate south of Palm Beach is one of the highest priced listings in the country
A creative director crafts a San Francisco home dedicated to daring, whimsy and fun.
Buyers value new, highly personalized houses—forget resales. This model has one happy side-effect: a flourishing of some of the world’s most wonderfully bizarre architecture.
With a new Chelsea condominium that’s 80% sold, Scott Resnick shows he’s up to the challenge of developing residential projects on his own.
A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture has died. He was 91.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency is set to direct Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce mortgage fees on some borrowers.
The city Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday on designating the Stonewall Inn as an individual landmark for its pivotal role in New York City’s social history.
In a sign of the changing beverage market, a longtime plant and distribution facility of juice maker Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. will soon be home to the company Bai Brands, which produces drinks made from the coffee fruit.
New York City’s rent regulations expired at midnight Monday as Albany lawmakers couldn’t agree on how to renew a law that afforded protection to more than two million people.
The Kroeses are selling their waterside home in Westbrook, Conn., designed to complement lives spent largely on sailboats. The nautically themed home is on the market for $1.975 million.
A study by the advocacy group LiveOn NY has identified 39 parking lots in the five boroughs that it says are underused and would be better used as housing for seniors.
A round-up of commercial real-estate news in the Greater New York region.
A slew of innovative app-based services help New Yorkers instantly book short stints at the smallest of city spaces—a bathroom, a living room, an office. Need a pit stop? Try Airpnp.
The affluent New Jersey community, population 10,600, is about 25 miles from Manhattan. Residents are drawn by its well-regarded public schools, relatively low property taxes and bucolic atmosphere.
A. Mitti Liebersohn has left his longtime brokerage team at JLL to join Avison Young’s New York office.
A roundup of real-estate news in the Greater New York area.
Once dismissed as cheap and ugly, cork is becoming cool as top designers create pieces that are not only sustainable, but covetable.
Take a tour of these classic residences, including Modernist designer Eileen Gray’s 1929 villa, now open to the public after years of restoration.
Collectors are tuning into radios designed by Charles and Ray Eames—a more accessible way to own an original by the midcentury masters.
Even if you aren’t ready for Marie Kondo’s life-changing magic, you can still embrace the beauty of simplicity by investing in items that are functional and stylish.
Choose the perfect vase to display those long-awaited spring flowers at their best.
Anyone inspired to donate their home to charity should know that the tax rules are complicated.
The actress/dancer was a tomboy who grew up in a lively Washington, D.C., home.
The “Austin Powers” creator purchased the 4,200-square-foot penthouse in Soho for roughly $7.9 million in 2007
Under construction, the apartment has the highest asking price in the city.
An analysis of home listings over a two-month period identifies San Jose, Calif., as the place where home buyers need to act quickly.
A look inside the $85,000 closet renovation of a California doctor.
The 98-acre property in Mount Kisco, N.Y. was once owned by showman Billy Rose
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.
There are rare deals in glittering Cap d’Antibes, the onetime party spot of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.
Spain’s second city is luring new home buyers who like the city-and-surf lifestyle of the coastal metropolis.
Many who lost their homes during the early part of the financial crisis are rebounding after credit-penalty phase.
India’s Prime Minister Modi conceived of the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City, or GIFT, more than seven years ago. But the ambitious project has seen only halting progress.
Housing markets in some big Chinese cities are starting to heat up, but smaller markets like Changchun in northeastern China show few signs of thawing.
Condos accounted for just 5.5% of all construction of multifamily housing in the U.S. in the first quarter, the lowest ratio on record, as demand has been hit by post-crisis rules on condo mortgages and by some consumers’ shift in favor of renting.
Tech and advertising companies love New York’s quirky old loft buildings and hip, unconventional neighborhoods. Trouble is, connectivity can be primitive.