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When the Landlord Is a Friend
Members of the new guard of landlords are just as likely to come in for an after-work beer as they are to stop by at midnight to fix a clogged sink.
A Checklist for New Landlords
It?s far more than banking and rent checks. Here are some tips.
Shopping Guide: Outdoor Furniture
The interior designer Samuel Amoia suggests chaise longues for outdoor use.
What I Love: Arianna Huffington?s Sleep Revolution Starts at Home
In her Manhattan apartment, the media mogul practices what she preaches: A good night?s sleep.
Ask Real Estate: As a Lease Ends, Open Houses Begin
Dreading the foot traffic, dreaming of a sauna, and giving a tenant notice.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
This week?s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Chelsea, and in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
This week?s homes include a five-bedroom house in Fairfield, Conn., and a seven-bedroom Victorian in Yonkers, N.Y.
The Hunt: When an Expansion Dream Fizzles, Brooklyn Calls
Alex Tavis and Ava Volandes Tavantzis wanted to annex the neighbor?s one-bedroom. But he had similar plans.
Big Ticket: A Penthouse on the Hudson for $20 Million
A full-floor at One Riverside Park was the sale of the week.
A Condo to Rise in NoMad
Apartments at the 24-story Noma, coming to 50 West 30th Street, will have views of the Empire State Building.
Living In: SoHo: Chic Stores and Cobblestones
The neighborhood of former industrial buildings draws hordes to its stores and galleries, but residents still find a sense of community.
International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... Portugal
Home prices in northern Portugal fell by as much as 35 percent after the global real estate crisis of 2008, but have held steady in recent years.
What You Get: $1,400,000 Homes in Rhode Island, California and Illinois
A Federal in Newport, R.I., a cottage in Glen Ellen, Calif., and a former clubhouse in River Forest, Ill.
Plan to Turn Sony Building Into Luxury Apartments Is Abandoned
In the latest example of a market?s slowdown, the developer Joseph Chetrit is selling the tower to companies that will turn it into an office building.
Elegant Residence by the Spanish Steps in Rome
A six-story "villino" next to the Spanish Steps, with a climbing garden and a lively past, is for sale for $22 million.
By the Sea in Bali, With an Artistic Touch
Well-traveled art collectors put their design ideas to work when they built their expansive waterfront home on Bali's west coast.
Insert a Gym, Then a Lounge: Older Buildings Add Amenities
Older co-op and rental buildings are working to keep up with the offerings in shiny new construction.
Alongside Katz?s Pastrami, Luxury Condos
Katz?s Delicatessen sold two properties and its air rights for about $17 million, paving the way for an 11-story condominium.
What I Love: From Broadway Stage to Harlem Home
A visit to the home of Terrence Mann, a star of the Broadway musical ?Tuck Everlasting,? and his dancer/actress wife, Charlotte d?Amboise.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
This week?s homes include a four-bedroom in Thornwood, N.Y., and a three-bedroom in Edgewater, N.J.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
This week?s homes are on the Upper East Side, in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, and in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Ask Real Estate: A Long, Slow Elevator Ride
Sabbath elevators, creepy cameras and creaky condominium noises are this week?s topics.
Robert A.M. Stern Has Plans for TriBeCa
The firm continues to design buildings downtown with the 46-unit 70 Vestry in TriBeCa.
The Hunt: A Move to East Flatbush, Brooklyn
Sara Grace Cast and Dan Cast went house-hunting in Brooklyn.
A Glassy Condo at South Street Seaport
The 19th-century red-brick buildings that define South Street Seaport are about to get a new neighbor: a 60-story condominium.
Big Ticket: On Park Avenue, Dizzying Views for $44.8 Million
A spacious aerie on the 64th floor of 432 Park, the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere, is the sale of the week.
International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... Ontario
Toronto?s housing market is performing well, with the number of sales up 16 percent in the first quarter. A weak Canadian dollar has helped create foreign demand.
Living In: New Canaan, Conn., for Elbow Room and Schools
The suburb of New Canaan, a lower Fairfield County town about 45 miles from Midtown Manhattan, tends to draw young families for its schools and empty-nesters downsizing into luxury condos.
What You Get: $900,000 Homes in Maryland, Ohio and Boston
An 1815 house in Arnold, Md., a contemporary in Indian Hill, Ohio and a condo in Boston.
Ask Real Estate
Answers to reader questions about real estate, home buying and renting, mortgages, insurance, leases, condominiums and co-ops and real estate law.
The inside scoop on New York City neighborhoods and beyond.
Square Feet: Texas Lures Data Centers, Not for Jobs but for Revenue
The state is among the country?s leading hosts for the facilities, prized as sources of tax revenue that do not require large infrastructure projects.
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent commercial real estate transactions in and around New York City.
Before the Trumps, There Were the Wendels
The Wendel family, bygone real estate tycoons, avoided publicity and luxury. Their refusal to sell property drove the city crazy.
Moving to Jersey City? Join the Club.
It?s a short hop from New York, and at the moment, it?s still less expensive.
The Art of Home Staging
The practice of home staging has long elicited strong reactions. But as staging has evolved, more real estate professionals stress its importance.
Brooklyn Houses Clad in Metal
Houses of steel and aluminum are sprouting in cool places, a.k.a. Brooklyn neighborhoods.
New Apps and Services for Renters
New companies are springing up to help renters find homes, break leases, sublet, find roommates and avoid broker fees.
Supers Who Break the Glass Ceiling
Among over 3,000 unionized superintendents in New York City, perhaps a few dozen are women.
The South Bronx Beckons
The Bronx, particularly the South Bronx, has assumed the mantle of next frontier for renters, buyers and developers.
Big Ticket: Penthouse Owned by Joan Rivers Sold for $28 Million
The palatial Upper East Side triplex that Joan Rivers called home for more than a quarter of a century was the sale of the week.
Big Ticket: Sarah Jessica Parker?s House Sells for $18.25 Million
A Greenwich Village townhouse sold by the actress and her husband, Matthew Broderick, was the most expensive sale of the week in New York City.
Essential Home Staging Tips
The pros share their strategies for making your home enticing to buyers.
Tips for First-Time Buyers
With the median price for a Manhattan apartment nearing the $1 million mark, buying your first home can be a daunting task. And don?t forget to add in the fees.
How to Improve Your Cellphone Signal at Home
Good cellphone reception is a must-have for many in New York.
The 10 Most Cost-Effective Renovations
Here are some simple home improvements that may offer the most bang for the buck.
Five Things to Remember Before You Renovate
A home remodeling checklist for New York apartment dwellers.
Brooklyn?s Most Expensive Listings
To get to Brooklyn, win the lottery first.
Five Manhattan Alternatives to Pricey Brooklyn Neighborhoods
Suggestions for frustrated New York City home hunters.