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Ask Real Estate: Deciding the Fate of a Beloved Tree
Questions about protecting trees owned by co-ops; clearing out a deceased shareholder?s belongings; and withholding fees when a condo is inhabitable.
After Manhattan Explosion, Family?s Real Estate Business Faces Scrutiny
Building maintenance by the Hrynenko family, which owns several properties in the East Village, is at the center of the investigation into the gas explosion at 121 Second Avenue that killed two men and leveled three buildings.
Big Ticket: A Duplex at One57 for $91.5 Million
The ?Winter Garden? duplex penthouse at One57 is the sale of the week, as well as the second highest transaction of a single residence in New York City.
Mortgages: Fraud Fed the Mortgage Crisis
According to new academic research, fraud played a role in expanded mortgage lending in low-income neighborhoods before the foreclosure crisis.
What I Love: Colors Pop at Sally Hershberger?s Chelsea Home
Sally Hershberger, the hairstylist, rents a one-bedroom apartment at London Terrace Gardens.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Westchester and Suffolk Counties
This week?s properties include a five-bedroom lake house in Islip, and a five-bedroom in Tarrytown.
On the Market: Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
This week?s properties include condos in Prospect Heights and Alphabet City and a co-op in the West Village.
Exclusive: Demi Moore Is Seeking $75 Million for Her Central Park West Penthouse
The triplex south tower penthouse, widely considered the crown jewel of the twin-peaked Emery Roth masterwork on Central Park West, is poised to enter the market for the first time in 25 years.
Big Deal: Ferrari Interiors for a Miami Condo
The Italian design firm Pininfarina, known for sculpting the sleek forms of sports cars, is expanding into the fast-paced world of real estate.
Staten Island?s Turning Point?
Major projects are starting construction and hundreds of new apartments are coming to market. Judging by online searches, buyers and renters are on their way.
Rise in Housing Starts Is Less Than Expected
Starts for single-family homes increased in March, but the gains made only a tiny dent in losses of the previous month.
The Hunt: A Landing Place on the Upper West Side
Two flight attendants, Hugo Nicholls and Adam Flagg, went shopping for a one-bedroom apartment in Manhattan.
Freddie and Fannie to Lower Some Fees
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which back most home loans, will raise fees for other borrowers, like those who buy investment properties, to balance out the cost of the fee reduction.
Square Feet: Union Station in Washington Has a Grand Development Plan
The 14-acre project to develop air rights over the tracks will feature 1,300 residential units, retail space, more than 500 hotel rooms, and parks and plazas.
Leonardo DiCaprio Builds an Eco-Resort
The actor has teamed up with the developer of an eco-conscious condominium in New York to build a resort in Belize.
What You Get: $1 Million Homes in Washington, D.C., Denver and Vermont
This week?s properties include a condo in Washington, D.C., a house in Vermont and a duplex in Denver.
International Real Estate: House Hunting in ... Mexico
Puerto Escondido, on Mexico?s Pacific Coast, is less commercialized and developed than Cancun or Puerto Vallarta, and home prices there have remained fairly consistent.
Living In: Long Beach Comes Back After Hurricane Sandy
Two and a half years after the storm, fewer than 5 percent of the city?s residents are still displaced or living in homes that need to be rebuilt.
Recent Commercial Transactions
Notable properties that have been recently listed for sale, sold or leased in New York City.
The 30-Minute Interview: A Conversation With Paul M. Galvin, Chief Executive of SG Blocks
Mr. Galvin is also a founder of SG Blocks, a company that repurposes maritime-grade steel cargo shipping containers into green building blocks.