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Living In: On the Great Neck Peninsula, a Rich Blend of Many Cultures
Proximity to Manhattan and a picturesque setting draw residents to this area on the North Shore of Long Island.
The Hunt: A Scramble for an Upper East Side Studio
Bailey Stanbury needed to rent an apartment, and time was tight.
Helping the Elderly Downsize
Some move managers specialize in helping seniors downsize, divest, donate or simply declutter for safety?s ? and sanity?s ? sake.
Fancy Swimming Pools as Building Perks
Pools in some new apartment buildings have been elevated from their usual basement locations or embellished with high-end finishes.
Buy It With Cash, Mortgage It Later
Some who can swing it pay cash for a home upfront, then take out a loan afterward.
International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... France
Prices for chateaus in the Loire Valley and the neighboring Mayenne department have stabilized after the global economic crisis of 2008, agents said.
What You Get: $835,000 Homes in Dallas, North Carolina, and New York State
A 1925 house in Asheville, N.C., a house with a Hudson view in Hyde Park, N.Y., and a townhouse in Texas.
Pet City: Secret Lives of Real Pets
In the post-privacy age, pet cams reveal the mystery of what Fido and Fluffy do when we?re not around.
Renovated French Chateau Unites Old World With the New
The noted interior designer Timothy Corrigan has transformed a protected landmark in the Loire Valley into an eminently livable country house.
What I Love: A Big Life in a Tiny Home
How the actress Linda Emond made the most of her 200-square-foot studio on the Upper East Side.
Ask Real Estate: Rules for Dog Owners
Dogs using the service entrance, inaccuracies in listings, and wiring in co-ops.
Big Ticket: A Park Avenue Duplex for More Than $17.6 Million
A sprawling home in a limestone condominium developed by Toll Brothers City Living was the sale of the week.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
This week?s properties are in Chelsea, on the Upper West Side and in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
This week?s properties include a six-bedroom in Montclair, N.J., and a four-bedroom in Elmsford, N.Y.
The Hunt: A Bed-Stuy Apartment: Well-Known Terrain
Patrice Fenton and Ra?id Bey searched Brooklyn for an apartment for their family of four.
International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... Tuscany
Home prices in Italy fell by as much as 30 percent from 2008 through 2015, but they are now stabilizing, especially at the high end.
What You Get: $900,000 Homes in Ohio, Colorado and Virginia
This week?s properties include a condominium in Columbus, Ohio, a Victorian in Denver and a farmhouse in Greenwood, Va.
Living In: Pleasantville, N.Y.: Front Porches and Easy Strolls
One of several municipalities in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester, Pleasantville is 1.9 square miles, which means people walk.
Square Feet: Too Nice a Day to Stay in the Office? Then Don?t.
Developers are taking on the challenge of squeezing terraces into office space so workers can relax outdoors.
Wanted: 2BR, Near Bars and Restaurants
Cafes, restaurants and bars play a major role in the often arduous and angst-ridden drama of home hunting.
Shopping Guide: Shopping for Kitchen Islands With Nate Berkus
Expert tips from the interior designer.
Unexpected Luxury Rentals in Brooklyn
High-end housing continues to rise in untested markets, like an industrial section of Borough Park, Brooklyn, and a rough-edged corner of Williamsburg.
What I Love: Why Imogen Lloyd Webber Doesn?t Live Anywhere Near ?Cats?
The daughter of the composer Andrew Lloyd Webber follows her father?s advice and buys an apartment on the East Side.
Ask Real Estate: Keeping Bedbugs at Bay
Avoiding an infestation, spending a co-op?s funds and dealing with leftover furniture.
Big Ticket: Three Bedrooms on ?Billionaires? Row? for $27 Million
Four more apartments sold at 432 Park Avenue, the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere.
Economic View: Why Land and Homes Actually Tend to Be Disappointing Investments
It?s true, as the adage goes, that they?re not making land anymore, but technology that allows more intensive use of land has held down values in the long term.
You?re Taking That With You, Right?
Buyers are often faced with items the sellers forgot to take with them or quite deliberately left behind.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
This week?s properties are in Greenwich Village, the West Village, and Bushwick, Brooklyn.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
This week?s properties include a two-bedroom in Fairfield, Conn., and a six-bedroom in Great Neck, N.Y.
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: A Beer Garden Lays Down Roots for a Technology Hub
Plans call for Makers Quarter to have offices, stores and housing one day; for now, a beer garden, event space and community garden are attractions.
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.
Tiny Home Test Drive
A night in one of New York City?s new micro apartments.
Bidding Wars in the Suburbs
High prices in New York City are driving up demand in certain nearby towns.
Moving to the Bronx
The number of home sales in the Bronx rose 35 percent in the first quarter of this year, a far larger increase than in Manhattan, Queens or Brooklyn.
Co-op Wars: Do You Dare Walk on the Grass?
A new generation of buyers at a Jackson Heights, Queens, co-op has won a nearly decade-long battle over access to the lawn.
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.
Supers Who Break the Glass Ceiling
Among over 3,000 unionized superintendents in New York City, perhaps a few dozen are women.
Checklist for Winning a Bidding War
Tips for navigating a fast-moving real estate market.
A Checklist for New Landlords
It?s far more than banking and rent checks. Here are some tips.
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.