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A Heritage Home in AustraliaOpen in a New Window

The owner of this restored house near Melbourne collaborated with a team of designers to create a variety of artistic interiors.

 

Showcase for Style, Old and NewOpen in a New Window

More than 30 designers converged on this 1920s colonial-style home listed for sale in Washington, D.C. for a charity home showcase.

 

'Man Camps' Gain Ground in the BakkenOpen in a New Window

Target Logistics recently landed a nearly $30 million contract to provide lodging for oil-field workers in North Dakota, in the latest example of rising demand for professionally managed 'man camps.'

 

Soho Loft Sells for $26.58 MillionOpen in a New Window

The sale represents one of the highest prices ever paid for a Manhattan co-op below 34th Street

 

Forget the Alamo: San Antonio Gets a MakeoverOpen in a New Window

Some developers are aiming to turn San Antonio into a city known for hip restaurants, a thriving tech scene and a booming downtown property market.

 

Sky Is Limit for Air RightsOpen in a New Window

The average price paid in Manhattan for the transfer of air rights—the undeveloped space above a building—rose 47% in 2013 from the previous year, according to a report.

 

The Ultimate Chemistry Test: Speed Dating for RoommatesOpen in a New Window

Amelita Lijek wanted to be upfront about her two cats at an event called speed roommating, where she was hunting for someone to share the rent and utilities after deciding to give up her pricey one-bedroom apartment.

 

Ruling Bodes Well for REIT ConvertsOpen in a New Window

News that advertising company CBS Outdoor has received a green light from the IRS to convert into a real-estate investment trust is a positive sign for other companies awaiting similar rulings.

 

Lenders Ease Mortgage Rules in Hunt for BusinessOpen in a New Window

Mortgage lenders are beginning to ease the restrictive lending standards enacted after the housing boom turned to bust, a sign of their rising confidence in the housing market.

 

Behind a Real-Estate Empire, Ties to India's Gandhi DynastyOpen in a New Window

Robert Vadra, an in-law of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi of India's ruling Congress party, built a real-estate portfolio nearly from scratch in a few years.

 

Modern Take on a FarmsteadOpen in a New Window

The design of this contemporary home in Kent, Conn., draws inspiration from traditional farm structures and was done by architect Steven Harris in the early stage of his career.

 

Hotel Builders Bet on Africa Gas BoomOpen in a New Window

When Enrique Nieto arrived in Palma eight months ago, there was one communal water tap and no paved roads. Now he is about to open the village's first hotel. The reason: natural gas.

 

House and Home and ArtOpen in a New Window

The owner of this Palladian-inspired home will include custom furniture and an extensive art collection in the sale---not to mention the panini press.

 

Shirley MacLaine Lists New Mexico Ranch for $18 MillionOpen in a New Window

Also, Robin Williams tries again to sell Napa Valley estate; Alex Rodriguez sells Miami Beach condo.

 

A Voice in the WildernessOpen in a New Window

Twenty-seven-year-old singer-songwriter Allen Stone talks about the muse of solitude in the Washington cabin that was once his family's vacation home.

 

Powers of DeductionOpen in a New Window

For those weighed down by large mortgage payments, there are ways to save money when next year's tax season arrives; beekeeping, anyone?

 

Housing Trouble Grows in ChinaOpen in a New Window

Overbuilding by Chinese real-estate developers has left many of the country's smaller cities with a glut of apartments for sale, driving down prices and posing an economic threat.

 

Hot Spot Gets Cold ShoulderOpen in a New Window

In the early 1990s, an inflow of Russian money boosted tourism and drove up real-estate prices in the German spa town of Baden-Baden. Now locals are worried about Russian funds drying up.

 

Plots & PloysOpen in a New Window

Colorado's Oakwood Homes is purchasing Henry Walker Homes in a deal valued at over $75 million. The deal is a sign that home builders are deciding the best way to expand into a new market is to buy your way in.
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