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Gardens and Mountains in AustraliaOpen in a New Window

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.

 

The House Where Thrillers Are BornOpen in a New Window

From his Pine Island, Fla., home, novelist Randy Wayne White writes amid the mementos of his life as an outdoorsman, adventurer and globe trotter.

 

A Gallery of Rogues' HomesOpen in a New Window

Enron, Tyco, WorldCom, Madoff. A look at the mansions built or bought with corporate fraud. (Remember the $6,000 shower curtain?)

 

Ziff Family Florida Compound Is Seeking Almost $200 MillionOpen in a New Window

Known as “Gemini,” the nearly 16-acre estate south of Palm Beach is one of the highest priced listings in the country

 

An Apple Manager's Headquarters for High JinksOpen in a New Window

A creative director crafts a San Francisco home dedicated to daring, whimsy and fun.

 

Japan's Creative, Ephemeral HomesOpen in a New Window

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.

 

A Resnick Scion Strikes Out on His OwnOpen in a New Window

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.

 

Shopping Mall Developer Taubman DiesOpen in a New Window

A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made billionaire who cemented the enclosed shopping mall into American culture has died. He was 91.

 

Fannie, Freddie to Lower FeesOpen in a New Window

The Federal Housing Finance Agency is set to direct Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce mortgage fees on some borrowers.

 

A House Made for a SailorOpen in a New Window

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.

 

Group Wants Parking Lots Converted to Elderly HousingOpen in a New Window

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.

 

What's the Deal: News DigestOpen in a New Window

A round-up of commercial real-estate news in the Greater New York region.

 

Rent a Desk, or Bathroom, in New York City With an AppOpen in a New Window

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.

 

In Franklin Lakes, People Tend to Stay AwhileOpen in a New Window

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.

 

Avison Young Hires Big to Accelerate Growth in New YorkOpen in a New Window

A. Mitti Liebersohn has left his longtime brokerage team at JLL to join Avison Young’s New York office.

 

What's the Deal: News DigestOpen in a New Window

A roundup of real-estate news in the Greater New York area.

 

Basic Home Essentials That Are Anything But OrdinaryOpen in a New Window

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.

 

Five Fresh Spring VasesOpen in a New Window

Choose the perfect vase to display those long-awaited spring flowers at their best.

 

Former Diane Arbus Home Is for SaleOpen in a New Window

The influential photographer lived at the West Village property in the 1960s.

 

A Flower Arrangement Inspired by Gerhard RichterOpen in a New Window

For an April-themed arrangement, floral designer Lindsey Taylor welcomes the rainy season with a riff on Gerhard Richter’s windshield-wiper-ish painting ‘Bouquet.’

 

A Romance With High ContrastOpen in a New Window

One writer recalls his lifelong love affair with black-and-white checkerboard floors.

 

Ways to Give Your House AwayOpen in a New Window

Anyone inspired to donate their home to charity should know that the tax rules are complicated.

 

Chita Rivera on the Leap That Launched Her Dance CareerOpen in a New Window

The actress/dancer was a tomboy who grew up in a lively Washington, D.C., home.

 

Comedian Mike Myers Lists New York Duplex for $16.95 MillionOpen in a New Window

The “Austin Powers” creator purchased the 4,200-square-foot penthouse in Soho for roughly $7.9 million in 2007

 

Philadelphia Penthouse Is Listing for a Record $17.6 MillionOpen in a New Window

Under construction, the apartment has the highest asking price in the city.

 

Where Luxury Homes Sell the FastestOpen in a New Window

An analysis of home listings over a two-month period identifies San Jose, Calif., as the place where home buyers need to act quickly.

 

Extreme Closet MakeoverOpen in a New Window

A look inside the $85,000 closet renovation of a California doctor.

 

Westchester's Priciest House Is Listing For $29.5 MillionOpen in a New Window

The 98-acre property in Mount Kisco, N.Y. was once owned by showman Billy Rose

 

Advantages of a One-of-a-Kind HomeOpen in a New Window

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.

 

The French Riviera at a BargainOpen in a New Window

There are rare deals in glittering Cap d’Antibes, the onetime party spot of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald.

 

Barcelona's Draw as 'Urban Resort'Open in a New Window

Spain’s second city is luring new home buyers who like the city-and-surf lifestyle of the coastal metropolis.

 

After Foreclosures, Home Buyers Are BackOpen in a New Window

Many who lost their homes during the early part of the financial crisis are rebounding after credit-penalty phase.

 

One Property Firm Doubles Down in BrazilOpen in a New Window

New York-based GTIS is now the largest hotel owner in Brazil, following a $400 million takeover of Brazil Hospitality Group. The U.S. investor plans to upgrade properties and expand the hotel operator’s reach.

 

CIM, Partner Agree to Sell 11 Madison Ave. for $2.6 BillionOpen in a New Window

CIM is cashing in with a deal this week to sell a 29-story office tower in Manhattan for $2.6 billion, the second-highest sale price ever for a U.S. office building.

 

New York Regulator Seeks Faster ForeclosuresOpen in a New Window

Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky’s proposal, aimed at tackling one the country’s worst foreclosure backlogs, would include streamlining the process for abandoned or vacant properties.

 

Economies of SaleOpen in a New Window

Existing-home sales in the U.S. this year are expected to hit levels not seen since 2006.
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