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Struggling Local Governments May Get Help From the Private Sector
Business, Today

As their fiscal woes become worse, some government officials are looking more closely at public-private partnerships as a way to jump-start their economies.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, Today

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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When Evictions Loom, Pets Are Also at Risk
Real Estate, Today

Adoptions set a record in the U.S. early in the pandemic, but now millions of animals could be in danger of being abandoned or returned to shelters.

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Isiah Whitlock Jr., on Leaving Chelsea for Gramercy Park
Real Estate, Today

The actor, known for starring roles on shows like “Your Honor” and “The Wire,” has a new apartment — with a key to the park.

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Isiah Whitlock Jr.: ‘You’ve Got to Live in a Place You Love’
Slideshow, Today

The actor, known for starring roles on shows like “Your Honor” and “The Wire,” has a new apartment, with a key to Gramercy Park.

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Senator Hawley’s Canceled Book Deal: No First Amendment Issue
Letters, Yesterday

A reader says publishers aren’t bound by free-speech protections. Also: Remote work; evictions in the pandemic; landlords in a bind.

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$2 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, Yesterday

A modern townhouse in Laguna Beach, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a 1932 stone cottage in Burbank.

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What You Get for $1.2 Million in California
Slideshow, Yesterday

A modern townhouse in Laguna Beach, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a 1932 stone cottage in Burbank.

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Making a Home of Her Own in Brooklyn
Real Estate, Yesterday

After several years of hunting, a domestic violence survivor and her daughter finally find a home, in East New York.

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Homes That Sold for Around $750,000
Real Estate, January 17

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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The Noise Upstairs Is Unbearable. How Do I Stop It?
Real Estate, January 16

You have the right to live in peace — easier said than done in an apartment building where everyone’s cooped up for the winter.

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Arrange Your Clutter Into Collections
Interactive, January 15

You’re at home all the time — why not improve how you display your favorite things?

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Joan Collins Puts Her Midtown Co-op on the Market
Real Estate, January 15

The three-bedroom, three-bath apartment at 110 East 57th Street, which the “Dynasty” star and her husband had used as a pied-à-terre, is being listed for $2.095 million.

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Hounded by Wildfires, Californians Rethink Their Willingness to Rebuild
Real Estate, January 15

In the aftermath, some people are deciding to just begin new lives elsewhere. The pandemic and longstanding housing problems haven’t made the choices any easier.

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Feeling Nostalgic for Your Grandmother’s China?
Real Estate, January 15

Two reality shows airing this winter grapple with what to do with our family heirlooms.

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California: After the Wildfires
Slideshow, January 15

Homeowners must grapple with the desire to rebuild and the realities of the housing market.

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Virus Siphons $2.5 Billion in N.Y.C. Property Tax Revenue
Metro, January 14

The value of office buildings and hotel properties, which have all but emptied out since the pandemic began, is expected to take a nosedive.

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They Can’t Leave the Bay Area Fast Enough
Sunday Business, January 14

As a tech era draws to an end, more workers and companies are packing up. What comes next?

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They Can’t Leave the Bay Area Fast Enough
Sunday Business, January 14

As a tech era draws to an end, more workers and companies are packing up. What comes next?

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx
Real Estate, January 14

This week’s properties are in Brooklyn Heights, Morningside Heights and Fieldston.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, January 14

This week’s properties include an eight-bedroom in Pelham Manor, N.Y., and a five-bedroom in Westport, Conn.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, January 14

This week’s properties are in Brooklyn Heights, Morningside Heights and Fieldston.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, January 14

This week’s properties include an eight-bedroom in Pelham Manor, N.Y., and a five-bedroom in Westport, Conn.

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Where Are Home Prices Rising the Most?
Real Estate, January 14

A recent report finds that home prices rose 14 percent nationally over a year. But not all markets are created equal.

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Seeking a Sunny Manhattan Studio for $2,000. Which of These Would You Choose?
Interactive, January 14

Bored with the ‘cookie-cutter’ homes in California, a renter journeyed east to New York, where ‘every space has a story.’ Here’s what she found.

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New York Rents Continue to Slide, While Sales Rebound in Brooklyn
Real Estate, January 14

Manhattan’s median rent ended 2020 down by 17.3 percent, but the sales market showed signs of life in the other boroughs.

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House Hunting in Estonia: A 19th-Century Manor With Modern Style
Real Estate, January 13

The pandemic dealt a blow to Estonia’s housing market, but recent data suggests there are still smart investments to be made there.

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19th-Century Bones, 21st-Century Flair
Slideshow, January 13

This 10-bedroom home, reconstructed from the tower wing of a 19th-century manor house in southwest Estonia, is on the market for $4.8 million.

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$750,000 Homes in Connecticut, Missouri and Minnesota
Real Estate, January 13

An 1846 cottage in Noank, a 1902 American Foursquare in St. Louis and an 1890 Queen Anne Victorian in St. Paul.

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What You Get for $750,000
Slideshow, January 13

An 1846 cottage in Noank, Conn.; a 1902 American Foursquare in St. Louis; and an 1890 Queen Anne Victorian in St. Paul, Minn.

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Larchmont, N.Y.: An Affluent Suburb on Long Island Sound
Real Estate, January 13

With a walkable downtown, spacious homes and proximity to Manhattan, this Westchester village has seen an influx of city buyers during the pandemic.

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Living In ... Larchmont, N.Y.
Slideshow, January 13

With a walkable downtown, spacious homes and proximity to Manhattan, this Westchester village has seen an influx of city buyers during the pandemic.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, January 12

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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The ‘Posh Portals’ of New York City
Real Estate, January 12

A new book looks at how grand entrances have helped define some of the city’s most exclusive apartment houses.

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Can You Identify These Buildings By Their Entrances?
Interactive, January 12

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In Hudson, a Glass House for an Expanding Family
Real Estate, January 12

They were looking for a weekend place in upstate New York. They never expected to build it themselves.

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A Child-Friendly Glass House in the Hudson Valley
Slideshow, January 12

They were looking for a weekend place in upstate New York. They never expected to build it themselves.

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$3.5 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, January 11

A Tudor Revival home in Los Angeles, a modern house in Palm Springs and a hillside retreat in San Clemente.

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What You Get for $3.5 Million in California
Slideshow, January 11

A Tudor Revival home in Los Angeles, a modern house in Palm Springs and a hillside retreat in San Clemente.

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Marie Kondo Talks About Tidying Up in 2021 and Her New Product Launch
Real Estate, January 11

A partnership with the Container Store will offer a line of 100 organizing objects for people who ‘don’t have as many empty boxes.’

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Shopping for Kettles
Real Estate, January 11

It’s not just for boiling water — so choose something with a little style.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million
Real Estate, January 10

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Options for Struggling Landlords Whose Tenants Can’t Pay the Rent
Real Estate, January 9

Critical eviction moratoriums don’t offer much relief for mom-and-pop landlords who still have to pay to keep their buildings operating.

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Preserving New York’s Ties to the Underground Railroad
Real Estate, January 8

Safe houses and other structures used in the fight against slavery were often clandestine, and survivors today can be difficult to document. But there’s a 19th-century house in Washington Heights …

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Ghosts of the Underground Railroad
Slideshow, January 8

Preservationists face an uphill battle as they try to identify and save buildings that might once have been used in the fight against slavery in the 19th century.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
Real Estate, January 7

This week’s properties are in Carroll Gardens, Astoria and Chelsea.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, January 7

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Glen Cove, N.Y., and a two-bedroom in Forked River, N.J.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, January 7

This week’s properties are in Carroll Gardens, Astoria and Chelsea.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, January 7

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Glen Cove, N.Y., and a two-bedroom in Forked River, N.J.

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Harlem or Bed-Stuy: A Couple Seek a Friendly New Neighborhood. Which Would You Choose?
Interactive, January 7

Living near Penn Station was convenient, but these new buyers wanted some human connection — not to mention another bedroom and outdoor space. Did they find it in Manhattan or Brooklyn?

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House Hunting in France: A Soaring Paris Loft With Gustave Eiffel Ceilings
Real Estate, January 6

As nervous sellers pull their homes off the market in Paris, sales are slowing. But eager buyers are keeping prices afloat.

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Bathed in Natural Light in Paris
Slideshow, January 6

This renovated industrial loft in the Charonne Quarter of Paris, with a soaring glass roof by Gustave Eiffel, is on the market for $2.4 million.

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$1.7 Million Homes in Washington, Utah and Pennsylvania
Real Estate, January 6

A floating home in Seattle, a modernist cabin at a ski resort in Eden and a Queen Anne Victorian in Oil City.

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What You Get for $1.7 Million
Slideshow, January 6

A floating home in Seattle, a modernist cabin at a ski resort in Eden and a Queen Anne Victorian in Oil City.

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It’s a New Year in the Garden, Too: Time for Some Resolutions
Real Estate, January 6

In advance of the growing season, it’s helpful for gardeners to acknowledge what went wrong in the previous year, and figure out what to do instead.

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Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.: An Inclusive Community on the River
Real Estate, January 6

Many of the residents in this Westchester County village are city transplants, drawn by the creative, environmentally conscious vibe.

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Living In ... Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Slideshow, January 6

Many of the residents in this Westchester County village are city transplants, drawn by the creative, environmentally conscious vibe.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, January 5

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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It’s Time for a Better TV Room
Real Estate, January 5

Admit it: You’re spending a lot of time with the TV. And the room where you’re binge-watching could be more comfortable.

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New York Real Estate Begins Its Recovery
Real Estate, January 5

Real estate sales picked up in the final months of 2020, but not enough to make up for the shutdown in the early months of the pandemic.

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$2.6 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, January 4

A modernist hillside retreat in Topanga, a French country-style home in Santa Barbara and a renovated 1929 house in Pacific Grove.

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What You Get for $2.6 Million in California
Slideshow, January 4

A modernist hillside retreat in Topanga, a French country-style home in Santa Barbara and a renovated 1929 house in Pacific Grove.

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Co-Living in a Brooklyn Townhouse
Real Estate, January 4

A two-room suite in a Park Slope brownstone provides a nice middle ground between living with roommates and all alone.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million
Real Estate, January 3

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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My Packages Keep Getting Stolen. What Can I Do?
Real Estate, January 2

A 2019 analysis found that 90,000 packages are lost or stolen every day in New York. And it’s only getting worse during the pandemic.

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Top Sales Show How Pandemic Continues to Influence the Market
Real Estate, January 1

Single-family houses and penthouses remained in demand in December as buyers sought out homes with more personal space.

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Coming Home
Real Estate, January 1

Tens of thousands of New Yorkers left the city when the pandemic struck and spent months living elsewhere. What did they learn?

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Furnishing Your Home in a Pandemic Will Require Patience
Real Estate, January 1

The coronavirus has disrupted supply chains in unpredictable ways, creating long waits for basic items like dishwashers and love seats.

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Choosing to Be Displaced
Slideshow, January 1

More than 400,000 New Yorkers left the city at the beginning of the pandemic. Many have returned; all have re-evaluated their relationship with the city.

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What Giant Skeletons and Puppy Shortages Told Us About the 2020 Economy
Business, December 31

This year was awful, but it gave rise to some interesting social trends. Here’s what they tell us about the economic future.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Staten Island
Real Estate, December 31

This week’s properties are in Downtown Brooklyn, the Flatiron district and Grymes Hill.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, December 31

This week’s properties are in Downtown Brooklyn, the Flatiron district and Grymes Hill.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, December 31

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in Great Neck, N.Y., and a three-bedroom in Fairfield, Conn.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, December 31

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in Great Neck, N.Y., and a three-bedroom in Fairfield, N.J.

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Can You Afford to Buy a Home?
Real Estate, December 31

Here’s what you need to earn in a year to get a mortgage for a median-priced home in the largest U.S. cities.

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The Most Popular Real Estate Stories of 2020
Real Estate, December 31

Many of our most-read articles this year sprang from the coronavirus pandemic, whether examining its impact or offering ideas for diversion.

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Looking for a Westchester House, but No Gardening Please. Which Did They Choose?
Interactive, December 31

Needing more space and a better setup for their growing family, this couple searched some of Westchester’s homeowners’ associations for a house without the headaches. Here’s what they found.

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House Hunting in Costa Rica: A Slice of Oceanside Paradise for $1.1 Million
Real Estate, December 30

Beloved as a haven for tourists, Costa Rica’s housing market has been hit hard in this year of limited travel, with damaging effects rippling out to some, but not all, of its provinces.

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Views for Miles in Costa Rica
Slideshow, December 30

This mountainside home in Costa Rica, built to maximize views of the Pacific Ocean, is on the market for $1.15 million.

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$3 Million Homes in Florida, New York and Virginia
Real Estate, December 30

A three-bedroom home with a guest cottage in Key West, an 18th-century Dutch Colonial in Brooklyn and a Federal-style townhouse in Alexandria.

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What You Get for $3 Million
Slideshow, December 30

A three-bedroom home with a guest cottage in Key West, an 18th-century Dutch Colonial in Brooklyn and a Federal-style townhouse in Alexandria.

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Wood-Ridge, N.J.: Not Too Close to the City, or Too Far Away
Real Estate, December 30

This unpretentious suburb in Bergen County offers residents comfortable proximity to Manhattan and reasonably priced homes (some with skyline views).

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Living In ... Wood-Ridge, N.J.
Slideshow, December 30

This unpretentious suburb in Bergen County offers residents comfortable proximity to Manhattan and reasonably priced homes (some with skyline views).

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New York’s Real Climate Challenge: Fixing Its Aging Buildings
Business, December 29

Nearly 70 percent of the city’s total carbon emissions come from buildings. A project to retrofit nine buildings with green technology is pioneering a new solution.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, December 29

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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A Home That Makes Time Travelers of Its Inhabitants
T Style, December 29

In New York’s Catskills region, an old stone house has received a modern upgrade, but retains the thick stone walls that have stood for over two centuries.

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A Family of Four and a Home Office, in 660 Square Feet?
Real Estate, December 29

For one couple looking for a place in Brooklyn, natural light mattered more than space. They knew they’d make the compact apartment work.

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A ‘Generous’ Home, in 660 Square Feet
Slideshow, December 29

For one couple looking for a place in Brooklyn, natural light mattered more than space. They knew they’d make the compact apartment work.

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Diez pasos para tratar de evitar que te desalojen
en Español, December 28

La ayuda en cada localidad de Estados Unidos varía. Pero aquí te presentamos cómo conseguir ayuda o ayudarte a ti mismo.

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$1.4 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, December 28

A log-cabin-style house in Los Angeles, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a riverfront home in Guerneville.

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What You Get for $1.4 Million in California
Slideshow, December 28

A log-cabin-style house in Los Angeles, a two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco and a riverfront home in Guerneville.

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Shopping for Night Lights
Real Estate, December 28

Even if you’re not afraid of the dark, you may want one of these.

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Trump Signs Pandemic Relief Bill After Unemployment Aid Lapses
Washington, December 27

After calling the measure a “disgrace,” President Trump unexpectedly signed the bill, extending expanded unemployment benefits and an eviction moratorium, and keeping the government open.

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Homes That Sold for Around $450,000
Real Estate, December 27

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Neverland Ranch, Former Home of Michael Jackson, Is Sold
Express, December 26

Ronald W. Burkle, the billionaire co-founder of the investment firm Yucaipa Companies, bought the ranch for a reported $22 million.

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The Real Estate Collapse of 2020
Real Estate, December 25

The pandemic devastated the housing industry this year, but there were a few flickers of life.

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You Got a Bicycle, Now You Have to Take Care of It
Real Estate, December 25

Tips from an expert for properly storing your bike and giving it the maintenance it needs in the colder weather. You might even be able to cycle all winter if you dress for the occasion.

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The Most Popular Listings of November
Real Estate, December 24

The most popular listings include a pair of super-expensive houses, two sunny, Manhattan apartments, and a chic condo in Montreal, Canada.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, December 24

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom house in Tarrytown, N.Y., and three-bedroom apartment in Stamford, Conn.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
Real Estate, December 24

This week’s listings are in Brooklyn Heights, Long Island City and Turtle Bay.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, December 24

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom house in Tarrytown, N.Y., and three-bedroom apartment in Stamford, Conn.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, December 24

This week’s listings are in Brooklyn Heights, Long Island City and Turtle Bay.

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They Wanted Something Rundown, With Potential. Which Apartment Did They Choose?
Interactive, December 24

As they planned their Zoom wedding, one young couple went on the hunt for a Manhattan home that was nice — but not too nice — in a convenient location with some outdoor space. Here’s where they landed.

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The Evictions Are Coming. Housing Activists Are Ready.
Styles, December 23

Orders to halt evictions in New York expire soon. What happens next?

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The Evictions Are Coming. Housing Activists Are Ready.
Styles, December 23

Orders to halt evictions in New York expire soon. What happens next?

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House Hunting in South Africa: A Mountainside Perch for $760,000
Real Estate, December 23

Reduced interest rates and transfer duties are luring buyers back to the housing market in South Africa, but the path to recovery remains rocky.

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Built Into a Mountain Outside Cape Town
Slideshow, December 23

This four-bedroom home, nestled in the side of a mountain overlooking Hout Bay, in southwestern South Africa, is on the market for $760,000.

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$1.25 Million Homes in California, Louisiana and Illinois
Real Estate, December 23

A sculptural concrete house in Santa Cruz County, an 1880 Victorian in New Orleans and a converted 19th-century fire station in Highland Park.

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What You Get for $1.25 Million
Slideshow, December 23

A sculptural concrete house in La Selva Beach, Calif.; an 1880 Victorian in New Orleans; and a converted 19th-century fire station in Highland Park, Ill.

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The Lower East Side: Where Historic Tenements Meet Glassy Towers
Real Estate, December 23

In recent years, the country’s ‘most famous immigrant neighborhood’ has welcomed new high-end development. But it still has an old-school vibe.

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Stanley Chera Was a Mogul Who Made Covid-19 Personal for Trump
Interactive, December 23

The New York real estate titan was in some ways a foil to the president — and was on his mind as he went to Walter Reed.

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Living On ... The Lower East Side
Slideshow, December 23

In recent years, the country’s ‘most famous immigrant neighborhood’ has welcomed new, high-end development. But it still has an old-school vibe.

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Frida Kahlo Never Slept Here
Real Estate, December 22

But if she were alive today, this is what her bedroom might look like, according to one British company.

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The Relief Bill’s Biggest Blind Spot
Op Ed, December 22

Millions will owe an average of $5,850 in back rent and utilities next month. But the latest aid package did too little to address housing.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, December 22

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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Why Would a Broadway Actor Choose to Live in Philadelphia?
Real Estate, December 22

When Rob McClure fell for Maggie Lakis, he also fell for her hometown. But don’t get him started on the reliability of Amtrak.

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For Two Broadway Actors, a D.I.Y. House in Philadelphia
Slideshow, December 22

When Rob McClure fell for Maggie Lakis, he also fell for her hometown. But don’t get him started on the commute.

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$725,000 Homes in California
Real Estate, December 21

A renovated 1978 house in Rancho Mirage, a 1991 farmhouse with a 10-acre walnut orchard in Corning and a Mediterranean-style home in Oakland.

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What You Get for $725,000 in California
Slideshow, December 21

A renovated 1978 house in Rancho Mirage, a 1991 farmhouse with a 10-acre walnut orchard in Corning and a Mediterranean-style home in Oakland.

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With Rents Going Down, They Looked to Trade Up. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, December 17

For their first place together, a couple joined forces (and budgets) to find a place with some sunlight and enough space to work from home.

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A Couple Explore the Towers of Long Island City. Which of These Apartments Would You Choose?
Interactive, December 10

After discovering ‘New York’s greatest-kept secret’ in Queens, two former Manhattanites went looking for a comfortable home with plenty of sun and useful amenities. Here’s where they landed.

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Searching for a Rental Remotely: How One Young Couple Navigated a Pandemic Hunt
Interactive, December 3

Canwen Xu and Eduardo Miranda Cesar sifted through Manhattan apartments using only the internet and their instincts. Which of these options would you choose?

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Her Dream of a Big Two-Bedroom Became the Reality of a Midsize One-Bedroom. Which of These Would You Choose?
Interactive, November 25

This first-time buyer searched new developments in central Brooklyn, looking for details that would set one apart. Here are the options she considered.

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How to Deep Clean Your Home
Interactive, November 25

There’s no way around it: The pandemic means that you’re leaving home less often, so things are getting dirty faster.

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Going ‘Full Suburb’: An Upsizing Couple Leave Brooklyn for New Jersey. Which of These Houses Did They Choose?
Interactive, November 19

Unable to afford what they wanted in their Brooklyn neighborhood, they headed west for a house they could manage. Here are the options they considered.

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What to Know About Bird-Feeders
Interactive, November 12

Along with bread-baking, board games, gardening and Zoom, bird feeding is enjoying a pandemic uptick.

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A Young Couple Navigate Unexpected Roadblocks to a New Rental
Interactive, November 12

After failing to find a suitable Manhattan apartment, this growing family became ‘the last people to the Brooklyn party.’ Which of these Williamsburg options would you choose?

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Condo or Co-op? A Young Family Discovers the Differences and Makes a Big Decision
Interactive, November 5

To find the right place for themselves and their young son, this couple considered the pros and cons of various building types. Which option would you choose?

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An Apartment in Brooklyn or a House Upstate? She Had the Budget for One
Interactive, October 29

Ashleigh Kaneski figured she couldn’t afford to buy a one-bedroom in the city, but she could keep her tiny rental and invest in a house in the Catskills. Then she had second thoughts.

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A Couple Play the Long Game With Manhattan Amenities. Which of These Options Would You Choose?
Interactive, October 22

Hunting during the pandemic was a challenge for these newlyweds, but it didn’t stop them from seeking out the gyms, pools and shuttles that Manhattan’s newer rental towers offer.

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Moving On Up to Her First Manhattan Purchase. What Could She Find for Under $800,000?
Interactive, October 15

After years of saving, a longtime renter sought a well-located one-bedroom with a decent kitchen on the Upper West Side. Which of these options would you choose?

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He Wanted a Two-Bedroom in Harlem for Under $700,000. Which of These Would You Choose?
Interactive, October 8

Figuring he couldn’t afford new construction on his budget, a first-time buyer focused on prewar buildings where he could rent the second bedroom. Here’s where he landed.

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What to Do With Your Plants for the Winter
Interactive, October 1

It’s time to decide: Should you bother trying to save the plants you’ve been laboring over all summer or just buy replacements come spring?

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A Renter Wanted to Return to Her Childhood Neighborhood. Could She Still Afford It?
Interactive, October 1

With her Bronx lease expiring, a single mother decided to take her family back home — or as close as they could get. Which of these options did she choose?

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Tax Records Reveal How Fame Gave Trump a $427 Million Lifeline
Interactive, September 28

“The Apprentice” rescued Donald J. Trump, bringing him new sources of cash and a myth that would propel him to the White House.

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Trump’s Taxes Show Chronic Losses and Years of Income Tax Avoidance
Interactive, September 27

The Times obtained Donald Trump’s tax information extending over more than two decades, revealing struggling properties, vast write-offs, an audit battle and hundreds of millions in debt coming due.

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A Longtime Renter Tested His $650,000 Budget on the Manhattan Market. Here’s What He Found.
Interactive, September 24

Tired of living in shared rentals, a first-time buyer took his savings to his dream neighborhoods. Would it be enough?

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Florida Was Nice, but This Couple Was Ready to Come Home to New York
Interactive, September 17

Seeking cooler weather and ‘the pulse of the city,’ Glenn Snider and Allen Sistrunk put their $500,000 budget to the test in Manhattan. Which of these options would you choose?

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Fleeing the Suburbs for the City? This Couple Was Ready for Some Amenities
Interactive, September 10

After leaving Queens for Long Island, Paolo and Christian Acquista felt stranded. So they plotted their return to the city, this time to Brooklyn. Which of these options would you choose?

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They Wanted Some Private Outdoor Space in Williamsburg. But Where Is the Best Place to Find It?
Interactive, September 3

For their first purchase together, a couple searched their old Brooklyn neighborhood for a little fresh air — and maybe a second bedroom. Which of these options would you choose?

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A Couple Look for Their First Purchase in the ‘Heart of Brooklyn.’ But Where Is That?
Interactive, August 20

With about $1 million to spend, the former renters were hoping to upsize to a two-bedroom with two bathrooms, good closet space and a view that wasn’t a brick wall.

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A Midwest Transplant Tries Not to Break the Bank in Manhattan
Interactive, August 13

Nick Anderson was paying less than $1,000 a month in Wisconsin before he moved to New York and got acquainted with city prices. Which of these options would you choose?

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Outdoor Space or an Extra Bedroom? Two Manhattan Renters on a Budget Have to Choose
Interactive, August 6

For their first place together, a young couple scanned the Upper West Side in the midst of the pandemic. Which of these homes would you have chosen?

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Two People in One Small Studio? This Couple Figured They Could Manage
Interactive, July 30

Two newlyweds leave their tiny rental for something affordable in Hell’s Kitchen — maybe even a one-bedroom. Which of these options would you choose?

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He Wanted a Manhattan Bachelor Pad for Under $600,000. Which of These Would You Choose?
Interactive, July 16

After failing to land a two-bedroom co-op he could share with a roommate, a young buyer scaled back his search. Here’s where he wound up.

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With a Monthly Budget of Around $3,000, They Wanted a Duplex With a Yard in Brooklyn. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, July 9

Tired of living in a building with a dormlike atmosphere, one couple went in search of a more residential setup. Here’s what they found.

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He Wanted Some Outdoor Space in a New Manhattan Condo. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, July 2

Feeling cramped in his co-op studio, a retiree shoots for his ‘bucket-list apartment’ in one of New York City's shiny new towers. Here’s where he landed.

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Heading Up to Westchester for More Space at the Right Price. Which Home Would You Choose?
Interactive, June 25

Tired of her grueling commute and tiny kitchen, a Manhattanite went north in search of a ‘citified life’ in New Rochelle.

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Heading Up to Westchester for More Space at the Right Price. Which Home Would You Choose?
Interactive, June 25

Tired of her grueling commute and tiny kitchen, a Manhattanite went north in search of a ‘citified life’ in New Rochelle.

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They Wanted a Brooklyn Fixer-Upper for the Right Price. Which Home Would You Choose?
Interactive, June 18

After a couple of years in Seattle, a New York family returned to hunt for a conveniently situated house with some character. Here’s where they wound up.