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Midcentury Modern 'Fortress' in Illinois
This Edward Dart design boasts all the accouterment of a well-regarded mid 20th-century modern home; converted bomb shelter included.
Garden City Loses Housing-Law Case
A federal judge ruled Friday that an overwhelmingly white, wealthy Long Island village illegally tried to keep minority families from living there.
Luxury Homeowners Hope to Score During Super Bowl
High-end New York metro-area digs, even yachts, are being offered for thousands a day in rent, but aspiring landlords face a long shot.
For $101.9 Million, a French Villa Could Be Yours
A villa in the French Riviera lists for $101.9 million; a penthouse in Manhattan's Puck Building sells for $27.5 million; and a historic waterfront property in Annapolis, Md., hits the market for $13.1 million.
Shift on Nonconforming Mortgages
Some of the nation's largest banks will offer loans that don't conform to new gold-standard lending definitions under sweeping mortgage regulations set to take effect next month, reversing course after industry leaders had earlier suggested that banks might further curtail lending.
Harbinger of a Changing Gowanus
Some locals are for it, and others are against it. But residents of Gowanus, Brooklyn, generally agree on one thing: The Whole Foods market will irrevocably change the neighborhood.
Forging Ahead After Tragedies
The Fisher family is once again hitting its stride as real-estate developers about a decade after tragedy prematurely thrust the third generation into leadership roles.
End of the Gardener's Year---Almost
The gardening season's end is bittersweet: The plants are gone, but that frees up lots of time. Yet one crucial chore remains.
'Hope Trade' Is Under a Cloud of Doubt
Analysts are having doubts about the annual hope trade, in which investors bid up the stocks of home builders each winter in anticipation of a robust spring season for home sales.
2013: Luxury Lending Made Easy
A housing-market upturn means lenders are luring some upscale home buyers with tempting deals on mortgages; incentives include lower rates and looser qualifying rules, but wealthy home buyers should consider the cost of concessions.
These Dens Are Smoking
Tobacco aficionados are creating retreats where they can enjoy their cigars and pipes while keeping the air clear elsewhere
Home Design Gets in the Green Zone
Manufacturers are making it easier for homeowners to be eco-friendly with designs that are sustainable and sleek. Here's a look at some of the most interesting on the market.
The B&B Trophy Home
Healthy demand for intimate lodging is spurring a new generation of investor-innkeepers who are ditching frilly decor for sleek, high-tech furnishings.
House of the Day 2013: Amenities Edition
From a 'Da Vinci Code'-inspired trap door to a life-size train set equipped for cocktail parties, we review some of the most notable amenities featured in House of the Day.
50-Room French Castle Asks $17 Million
Ty Cobb's Lake Tahoe home goes on the market for $6.5 million; a historic Hamptons estate sells for $28 million; Jeffrey Donovan, star of the television spy drama "Burn Notice," puts a Miami condo up for sale
The Homes That Hatched the '60s
As a boy, artist Peter Max learned to sketch in a pagoda-style house in China. Then he moved to Israel, Paris and New York, where he shuttled between a spacious apartment and studio, imagining a Day-Glo world.
Hotel Boom in South Korea Sparks Concern
A record number of foreign tourists visiting South Korea has fueled in Seoul a hotel boom. But some say an overreliance on visitors from China and Japan leaves the country vulnerable to future overcapacity.
Chinese Developer Buys Malaysian Parcels
Guangzhou R&F Properties has agreed to acquire six parcels in Malaysia for $1.39 billion, becoming the latest Chinese property developer to expand abroad.
New Funds for Virtual Tours Firm
Startup company View the Space, which creates virtual commercial-property tours and collects leasing data for landlords, has landed a $7 million round of venture financing.
Blackstone Books Profit With Hilton Hotels
Blackstone has boosted its investment in Hilton Worldwide not by expanding the empire of company-owned hotels but by renting out its brand names, like Hampton Inn, to franchisees.