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Historic Home Brings a Touch of France to TexasOpen in a New Window

This Austin estate sits on more than 5 acres and includes a copy of the Belvedere Pavilion at Versailles


The Ultimate HeirloomOpen in a New Window

Affluent Americans are increasingly building or buying legacy properties— multimillion-dollar compounds designed to be shared with family now and for generations to come.


Next in Housing Market: Digital 3-DOpen in a New Window

Soon Manhattan apartment hunters no longer may tramp from one open house to the next only to rule out unsuitable properties. Instead, they will be able to take high-definition walk-throughs of listings through a sort of Google Street View for real estate.


In Sri Lanka's Post-Tsunami Rise, China Is KeyOpen in a New Window

A town laid to waste by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami is now getting a $1 billion port and a new airport with the help of Chinese money. But some worry that funding comes with strings attached.


A Tiny Apartment Works Twice as HardOpen in a New Window

For his 670-square-foot New York apartment, interior designer Amir Khamneipur chose pieces that could do double-duty.


Businesses Help With Home-Sharing DutiesOpen in a New Window

More and more travelers are opting to rent their apartments while they are gone— through home-sharing websites. Now, these time-strapped New York area hosts have help to prepare for their guests: online property management firms.


Trump Taj Mahal Expected to Remain Open, for NowOpen in a New Window

The endangered Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., is expected to remain open through the weekend while lawyers work to complete a $20 million lifeline from billionaire Carl Icahn.


Second Avenue Awaits Plans to JellOpen in a New Window

Two luxury high-rises are on the horizon for a small strip of Yorkville. But for now, a handful of the tenement-style buildings stand empty, waiting for construction to begin.


The Quest for a Perfect Persian RugOpen in a New Window

A carefully chosen Persian rug will last a lifetime, but it’s not just something to cover the floor—it’s a work of art.


Old Vienna Learns to be ModernOpen in a New Window

A new exhibition shows how the designers Josef Hoffmann and Adolf Loos transformed Viennese style in the early 20th century


New Life for an Old Industrial Property -- in AtlantaOpen in a New Window

Jamestown Properties is bringing a formula to Atlanta that it honed in New York, San Francisco and elsewhere: converting massive industrial buildings into fashionable, mixed-used addresses.


Home-Builder Confidence DeclinesOpen in a New Window

A gauge of home-builder sentiment ticked down this month, the latest mixed signal for the U.S. housing recovery.


From Farm to Table, Dutch StyleOpen in a New Window

A furniture producer based on a former farm in the Netherlands lets clients tweak the quirky concepts of designers to suit their own homes


Matt Damon Sells in Miami BeachOpen in a New Window

The actor had listed the property on exclusive North Bay Road for $18.999 million, down from $20 million in 2013.


New York Condo With a Block-Long Terrace To List for $39 MillionOpen in a New Window

The 5,577-square-foot apartment has a terrace that is 192 feet long; a typical city block is about 200 feet


Dennis Miller Lists Beach Home for $22.5 MillionOpen in a New Window

The five-bedroom, 5½-bath shingle-style home sits on more than a half-acre of land with 63 feet of beach frontage on the Pacific Ocean.


When a Mortgage Hinges on Home ValuesOpen in a New Window

A home appraisal that comes in low can reduce the amount a home-buyer can borrow for a mortgage; why the loan-to-value ratio matters.


Cedric the Entertainer's 'Monopoly' HouseOpen in a New Window

His grandmother’s home in Missouri was small but full of love and humor


How to Buy a Greek IslandOpen in a New Window

About 20 privately owned Greek islands are currently up for sale, some for the first time in generations.


American Realty Capital Chair ResignsOpen in a New Window

American Realty Capital Properties Inc., the real-estate investment trust that earlier this year disclosed accounting irregularities, said Monday that Chairman Nicholas Schorsch and Chief Executive David Kay have stepped down.


How Home Buyers Can Lower Closing CostsOpen in a New Window

Tips on how home buyers can ease the sticker shock of closing costs, which vary widely across the country.


New York's $500,000-a-Month Apartment Nabs a TenantOpen in a New Window

A renter has booked the 39th floor of the Pierre Hotel as well as an additional $150,000-a-month suite on the 10th floor for guests


Thomas Kwok Found Guilty of CorruptionOpen in a New Window

A jury in Hong Kong found Thomas Kwok, the co-chairman of one of Hong Kong’s biggest property developers, guilty in a corruption trial involving the city’s former No. 2 official, but found his brother, Raymond, not guilty.


Las Vegas 'Player' Gets Bounced From CasinoOpen in a New Window

Stockbridge Capital Partners said Sam Nazarian no longer would be involved in the management of the new SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino that Stockbridge controls.
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