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Nevada Ranch Headed to AuctionOpen in a New Window

This 34-acre ranch, headed to auction in October, includes a vineyard, orchards and a 1920s train caboose converted into a game room.

 

Rene Russo's Escape From ElmwoodOpen in a New Window

The actress reflects on life in a tough Burbank apartment complex

 

Transit Agencies Trade UpOpen in a New Window

A deal between New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority and apartment developer AvalonBay is the latest example of how cash-strapped transit agencies are using transit-oriented development to raise cash for capital improvements and new infrastructure.

 

U.S. Office Sector Plods AheadOpen in a New Window

U.S. office rents and occupancies inched higher in the third quarter, as a gradual improvement in the overall economy is translating into a sluggish recovery in the office sector.

 

Point-and-Click DecoratingOpen in a New Window

Designer Sheila Bridges took on the challenge of furnishing a house almost entirely with online buys. Here, her top seven tips.

 

A Bouquet Inspired by a Richard Diebenkorn PaintingOpen in a New Window

Floral designer Lindsey Taylor translates an abstract 1955 canvas by the American artist into a bountiful fall arrangement.

 

Massimiliano Fuksas on Home Sweet RomeOpen in a New Window

Architect Massimiliano Fuksas and his wife, Doriana, open up in their penthouse home. Take a look at how the couple achieved a blissful harmony by juxtaposing the seriousness of Modernism with the playfulness of postwar Italian art.

 

Highlights From Helsinki Design WeekOpen in a New Window

The weird and wonderful met in the Finnish capital as Helsinki Design Week turned the city into a showcase for new ideas.

 

Manhattan Condo, Co-Op Frenzy EasesOpen in a New Window

Although brokers say some of the recent fervor in the Manhattan market is gone, prices and sales remained strong during the third quarter.

 

Microsoft to Open Fifth Avenue StoreOpen in a New Window

Microsoft Corp.'s first Manhattan flagship store is coming to Fifth Avenue.

 

Delicate Deal: One Buyer, Many SellersOpen in a New Window

A half a century after a group of men bought real estate at the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 30th Street in Manhattan, their descendants wrestled with what to do with the property. Enter Alchemy Properties.

 

Higher Land Prices Test Affordable-Housing PlanOpen in a New Window

In May, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced that East New York would be the first neighborhood targeted for new residential towers and affordable housing. Now the area has become the subject of intense interest by developers.

 

A Cyclist's Paradise---For a PriceOpen in a New Window

Bicycle valets, dedicated wash areas and special parking facilities—developers are bulking up on bike-friendly amenities.

 

The People Who Make the Mansion RunOpen in a New Window

Estate managers handle the minutiae of running a sprawling home—from leaky faucets to balky landscapers. The job can pay upward of $200,000 a year, but bosses can be prickly.

 

A $350,000 Remodeling to Get Rid of MiceOpen in a New Window

On the Swedish coast, a couple fights an infestation with total renovation.

 

House Once Owned by Bing Crosby Relists for 43% MoreOpen in a New Window

The Rancho Mirage, Calif., house will list for $5 million; it was last on the market several years ago for $3.495 million.

 

InterContinental to Run L.A. Hotel for Korean AirOpen in a New Window

InterContinental Hotels Group won the rights to manage a 900-room hotel being built atop the Wilshire Grand Center in Los Angeles for owner Korean Air Lines.

 

A Couple Retires to Ottoman LuxuryOpen in a New Window

After living in the U.S., the Hatiboglus return to their native Turkey and restore a historic mansion

 

Lee Trevino's Dallas Estate Goes on the Market for $13 MillionOpen in a New Window

The golf legend is listing his roughly 5-acre estate, two putting greens included.

 

From Factory to FancyOpen in a New Window

In Sag Harbor, Salt Lake City and New Orleans, three luxurious homes carved from former factories

 

Little Lenders With Big Home LoansOpen in a New Window

Credit unions offer members jumbo mortgages with attractive terms, but borrowers should shop around to ensure they're getting the best interest rate.

 

Extreme House HuntersOpen in a New Window

Some buyers go to extreme lengths to land their dream home, waiting decades for owners to sell.

 

What Every Newlywed WantsOpen in a New Window

Forget appliances and china—couples headed to the altar are signing up for cash-gift registries to fund home projects

 

Squatters Welcome Blackstone's Spanish Property PlayOpen in a New Window

Blackstone has purchased 40,000 mortgages in the Barcelona area, but the company may find making money out of depressed Spanish real estate is a tough challenge.

 

Welcome to London's 'Nappy Valley'Open in a New Window

Young families priced out of prime central London are buying in these neighborhoods with highly rated schools, cute boutiques and ample green space.

 

Boxed In, Oscar de la Hoya Boxes His Way OutOpen in a New Window

The world champion grows up in a tiny house in East Los Angeles, determined to buy his family a better home

 

News Corp to Buy Move Inc.Open in a New Window

News Corp agreed to buy online real-estate listings business Move Inc. in an all-cash deal valued at about $950 million, expanding the media company's presence in the U.S. real-estate market.

 

Expectations for Rise in Rates Pummel REITsOpen in a New Window

Real-estate investment trusts posted their worst quarterly performance in a year and lagged behind the broader stock market in the third quarter as investors bet interest rates would rise over the next year.
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