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When the Weekend House Becomes a Full-Time Home
Real Estate, Today

On the North Fork of Long Island, some second homeowners are moving in permanently and finding creative ways to commute — or not commute.

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Facebook Founder’s Favor Comes With Complications
Business, Yesterday

Wherever Mark Zuckerberg goes in Silicon Valley, he seems to generate a housing problem, including at an R.V. community where residents were evicted this month.

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Moving to the East End for Good
Slideshow, Today

The allure of Long Island’s North Fork has convinced some weekend homeowners to shift gears and move out full-time.

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Burned Out of Their Homes, They Gathered for Thanksgiving
Metro, Yesterday

Dozens of families whose apartments were severely damaged by a fire in Hamilton Heights joined together for an early holiday dinner.

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How Much Income Do You Need to Buy a Home?
Real Estate, Yesterday

The most and least expensive large United States cities, and how much you need to earn to buy a home in them.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, Yesterday

This week’s properties include a six-bedroom in Huntington Bay, N.Y., and a three-bedroom in East Amwell, N.J.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, Yesterday

This week’s properties include a six-bedroom in Huntington Bay, N.Y., and a three-bedroom in East Amwell, N.J.

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Homes for Sale in New York City
Real Estate, Yesterday

This week’s listings are in Gramercy Park, Hunters Point, Queens, and Brooklyn Heights.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, Yesterday

This week’s listings are in Gramercy Park, Hunters Point, Queens, and Brooklyn Heights.

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When the Solution Is Right Next Door (Again)
Real Estate, Yesterday

In Yorkville, opportunity knocked twice for a couple with twins, who combined a studio and a one-bedroom — and then another studio.

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House Hunting in … Bordeaux, France
Real Estate, November 22

Thanks to increased demand, particularly from Parisian buyers, prices of luxury properties in Bordeaux have increased more than 50 percent since 2014.

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A Six-Bedroom House in Bordeaux
Slideshow, November 22

This renovated, late-19th century house is on the market for about $2.34 million.

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What You Get for $800,000
Slideshow, November 22

A 1936 modern house near Columbus, a Queen Anne Victorian in Fall River and a shingle-style house on Whidbey Island.

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$800,000 Homes in Ohio, Massachusetts and Washington
Real Estate, November 22

A Queen Anne Victorian in Fall River, Mass., once owned by Lizzie Borden, and homes in Bexley, Ohio, and Langley, Washington.

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Kearny, N.J.: Affordable and Ethnically Diverse
Real Estate, November 22

A less expensive alternative to Hoboken and Jersey City, Kearny is a mixing pot with a strong sense of community.

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Living in ... Kearny, N.J.
Slideshow, November 22

An affordable alternative to Hoboken and Jersey City, Kearny is a mixing pot with a strong sense of community.

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Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan
Business, November 21

Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, November 21

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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A Vacation Home as Minimal as a Gallery
Real Estate, November 21

The owners of a minimalist house on Orcas Island in Washington were so opposed to visual clutter they didn’t even want towel bars in the bathroom.

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An Ultra-Minimalist Escape
Slideshow, November 21

In a vacation home on Orcas Island, in Washington, the architecture takes a backseat to the art — and to nature.

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Shopping for Holiday Gifts
Real Estate, November 20

Finding the right present requires thought and creativity. For family and friends who like to nest, here are a few suggestions.

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Homes That Sold for Around $750,000
Real Estate, November 19

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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What to Do When a Neighbor Is Taking Your Newspaper
Real Estate, November 18

A reader, who lives in a co-op, wonders if management can help.

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At $3,700 a Month, ‘Affordable’ Apartments Go Begging
Metropolitan, November 17

Qualified renters at the upper range of the subsidized housing market have been hard to find, leaving units in some buildings empty as shelters are full.

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A Peek Inside Some of New York’s Most Glamorous Apartments
Real Estate, November 17

“Life at the Top” is a coffee-table book filled with photos of and details about some of the city’s most storied and exclusive buildings.

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Time to Put the Garden to Bed?
Real Estate, November 17

Come spring, you may regret all the gardening you didn’t do in November. Unless doing nothing is actually a better option.

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An Honor Roll of New York City Apartment Buildings
Slideshow, November 17

“Life at the Top” showcases some of the city’s most famous and exclusive apartment buildings.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, November 16

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

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Multigenerational Households: Already Home for the Holidays
Real Estate, November 16

As some families make plans to get together for the holidays, an increasing number have a head start, because they already live under the same roof.

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Homes for Sale in New York City
Real Estate, November 16

This week’s listings are in Dumbo, Brooklyn, Lincoln Square and Midtown East.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, November 16

This week’s listings are in Dumbo, Brooklyn, Lincoln Square and Midtown East.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, November 16

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

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Vancouver Limits Airbnb, in an Effort to Combat Its Housing Crisis
Foreign, November 15

Vancouver is the largest Canadian city to limit Airbnb. The company says it will challenge the new rules.

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House Hunting in … Jamaica
Real Estate, November 15

Jamaica’s housing market has been improving over the last five years, thanks in large part to increased tourism and the return of foreign buyers.

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A Four-Bedroom Villa in Montego Bay, Jamaica
Slideshow, November 15

This Mediterranean-style house is on the market for $1.995 million.

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$1.5 Million Homes in Rhode Island, California and Georgia
Real Estate, November 15

An 18th-century farmhouse outside Newport, a houseboat in Sausalito and a modern home in Atlanta.

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What You Get for $1.5 Million
Slideshow, November 15

An 18th-century farmhouse outside Newport, a houseboat in Sausalito and a modern home in Atlanta.

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Living in ... Perth Amboy, N.J.
Slideshow, November 15

More budget-conscious buyers are looking to Perth Amboy, drawn by the relatively low-priced homes, the sea breezes and the easy transit connections.

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Perth Amboy, N.J.: Historic Buildings and Affordable Housing
Real Estate, November 15

More budget-conscious buyers are looking to Perth Amboy, drawn by the relatively low-priced homes, the waterfront and the easy transit connections.

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A Record-Breaking Tower Is Proposed for Queens
Metro, November 14

The family that owns a stretch of the Long Island City waterfront is looking to turn it into a mixed-use development with the city’s tallest building outside Manhattan.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, November 14

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.

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Close Living: Two College Friends, One Bedroom
Real Estate, November 13

They couldn’t afford a two-bedroom, so they opted for the next best thing: a one-bedroom with room for a loft bed — right next to the sofa.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1 Million
Real Estate, November 12

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Does It Make Sense to Rent Out a House Rather Than Sell It?
Real Estate, November 11

A reader wonders if there are any advantages to renting and if there is a rule of thumb to decide if it’s worth it financially.

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Does Anyone Really Want to Pick Apples with the Neighbors?
Real Estate, November 10

The latest building perk at certain high-end rental buildings is a calendar of field trips, from a day out apple picking to an overnight ski trip.

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The Ever-Expanding Rental
Real Estate, November 10

For Olaf Olafsson, an executive at Time Warner whose fifth novel is out next month, home is the top four floors of an Upper East Side townhouse.

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A Writer’s Retreat
Slideshow, November 10

For Olaf Olafsson, an executive at Time Warner whose fifth novel is out next month, home is the top four floors of an Upper East Side townhouse.

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The Plight of the Postwar Apartment
Real Estate, November 10

Too old to be hip, too new to be charming, postwar buildings still offer plenty to buyers.

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Postwar Chic, Revisited
Slideshow, November 10

Postwar apartment buildings get short shrift from buyers, but there are plenty of reasons to take another look.

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When Calling 911 Makes You a ‘Nuisance’ and Gets You Evicted
Op Ed, November 9

Seeking help from a suicide hotline or emergency services can leave innocent people homeless.

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Augmented Reality: the Latest in Real Estate Technology
Real Estate, November 9

Can augmented reality tools help us decorate, build or buy a home?

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New York City Neighborhoods Where Prices Rose Most
Real Estate, November 9

Of all the boroughs, Queens saw the greatest price increases over the last year.

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Homes for Sale in New York City
Real Estate, November 9

This week’s listings are in Brooklyn Heights, the West Village and the Sutton area.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, November 9

This week’s homes are in White Plains, N.Y., and Little Silver, N.J.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, November 9

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Little Silver, N.J., and a five-bedroom in White Plains, N.Y.

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Priced Out of Park Slope
Real Estate, November 9

For first-time buyers in Brooklyn, finding a two-bedroom condo on a budget can be challenging — unless you know where to look.

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House Hunting in … Belgium
Real Estate, November 8

Sales are strong in Knokke-Heist, a resort town on the Flemish coast and one of the priciest areas in Belgium.

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A Six-Bedroom Villa in Knokke-Heist, Belgium
Slideshow, November 8

This three-story house in the Zoute neighborhood is on the market for about $3.5 million.

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$1.2 Million Homes in Massachusetts, Colorado and Washington, D.C.
Real Estate, November 8

A late Georgian house on Cape Cod, a Craftsman-style bungalow in Denver and a 1926 townhouse in Washington.

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What You Get for $1.2 Million
Slideshow, November 8

A Georgian-style house on Cape Cod, a Craftsman bungalow in Denver and a 1926 townhouse in Washington, D.C.

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Bryant Park: A Growing Neighborhood in Central Manhattan
Real Estate, November 8

Once a mostly commercial district, the blocks around the park are now increasingly residential, with conveniences hard to match anywhere else.

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Living in ... Bryant Park
Slideshow, November 8

Once a mostly commercial district, the neighborhood around the park is now increasingly residential, with conveniences hard to match anywhere else.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, November 7

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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Making Space for a Home Office
Real Estate, November 7

The best workspaces blend seamlessly into their surroundings — and reflect the personalities of the people who use them.

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Shopping for Folding Screens
Real Estate, November 6

Folding screens aren’t just room dividers: They also hide what you don’t like and emphasize what you do.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million
Real Estate, November 5

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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A Broke, and Broken, Flood Insurance Program
Business, November 4

Now, an unusual coalition of insurers, environmentalists and fiscal conservatives is seeking major changes in the federal plan as a deadline approaches.

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Detroit: From Motor City to Housing Incubator
Sunday Business, November 4

The 2008 financial crisis and 2013 city bankruptcy gutted Detroit’s housing market. Now, Detroit is experimenting with unorthodox ways to get people to buy homes and renovate houses.

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How to Get Your New Home Ready for Moving Day
Real Estate, November 4

A reader asks what tasks are best done while the house is still vacant.

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Fires Aren’t the Only Threat to the California Dream
Op Ed, November 3

Everything is political in the Bay Area, but housing most of all.

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Getting the House Ready for Winter
Real Estate, November 3

As the temperature drops, it’s time to get your home ready for colder weather, both inside and out.

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Recent Sales and Boldface Names, Including Taylor Swift
Real Estate, November 3

Ms. Swift apparently paid $18 million for 153 Franklin Street, a three-story brick townhouse on a cobblestone street in TriBeCa.

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Tax Change on Mortgages Could Shake Up the Housing Market
Business, November 2

The Republican plan to rein in the interest deduction is a blow to builders and owners of more expensive homes, along with the real estate industry.

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The Window Air-Conditioner: Should It Stay or Go?
Real Estate, November 3

Window air-conditioners block light and can cause drafts. But in an apartment building, removing them for the winter should be left to a professional.

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Parking Spaces That Could Make You Rich
Real Estate, November 2

For steady and reliable income, small investors are increasingly looking to buy parking spaces in cities where parking is limited and pricey.

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Homes for Sale in New York City
Real Estate, November 2

This week’s homes are in Greenwich Village, Flatiron and Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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October’s Most Popular Listings
Real Estate, November 2

The most popular properties on The New York Times’s “Find a Home” real estate listings site.

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Together in Queens, With Parking and a View
Real Estate, November 2

When they met after being widowed, they got a second chance at happiness. All they needed was a place to start fresh.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, November 2

This week’s homes are in Greenwich Village, Flatiron and Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, November 2

This week’s properties include four-bedroom homes in Fairfield, Conn., and Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, November 2

This week’s properties include four-bedroom homes in Fairfield, Conn., and Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.

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Manafort’s Brooklyn Brownstone Goes From Eyesore to Evidence
Metro, November 1

The empty house with broken windows and a $7 million mortgage was part of an indicted Trump adviser’s money-laundering scheme, prosecutors say.

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House Hunting in ... Ottawa
Real Estate, November 1

In Canada’s capital city, the real estate market has been flat in recent years. But now sales of condos and single-family homes are up.

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$450,000 Homes in Massachusetts, Oklahoma and Wisconsin
Real Estate, November 1

A Craftsman-style home in Great Barrington, an energy-efficient house in Tulsa and a 1948 ranch near Lake Michigan.

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A Two-Bedroom Apartment in Central Ottawa
Slideshow, November 1

This unit on the 17th floor of a 20-story condominium is on the market for about $1.34 million.

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What You Get for $450,000
Slideshow, November 1

A Craftsman-style home in Great Barrington, an energy-efficient house in Tulsa and a 1948 ranch near Lake Michigan.

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Greenwich Village: Once Offbeat, Now Upscale
Real Estate, November 1

Luxury buildings are rising where artists and outcasts once lived, but the Village still has more culture and history than just about any other part of the city.

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Living in ... Greenwich Village
Slideshow, November 1

Luxury buildings are rising where artists and rebels once lived, but the Village still has more culture and history than just about any other part of the city.

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The Messy Family Battle for Starrett City
Metro, October 31

The fight over the fate of the massive Brooklyn housing complex pits a real estate tycoon’s widow against her stepchildren, with $900 million at stake.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 31

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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To Fans They’re Tiny Houses. To Businesses They’re Billboards.
Business, October 31

A trend’s marketing potential is catching the attention of companies like Hormel and Untuckit, which use the homes to woo customers and solidify their brands.

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A Modernist Box Among the Victorians
Real Estate, October 31

In a newly designated historic district in Princeton, N.J., they had the nerve to build a modernist house.

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Investigations of Manafort in New York Are Beyond Trump’s Power to Pardon
Business, October 30

Indicted on federal charges, Mr. Trump’s former campaign chairman is also under investigation in New York for his real estate and business activities.

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Staying in Crown Heights, Even as It Gentrifies
Real Estate, October 30

A longtime Brooklyn resident worried when new owners took over her rental building, but she stuck it out, even through two winters without heat.

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Rebuilding After Sandy: One Brick at a Time
Metro, October 29

Those affected by Hurricane Sandy five years ago shared how the storm changed their lives physically, emotionally and financially, and how they've pushed forward since.

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Homes That Sold for Around $450,000
Real Estate, October 29

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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The Apartment Is Great but the Hallway Smells Awful. What Now?
Real Estate, October 28

A couple wonders if they should buy an apartment in a co-op with a strong camphor smell in the hallway.

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A Bedroom for Rover, Maybe Even a Condo
Real Estate, October 27

For serious animal lovers, pets are like family. And doesn’t every family member deserve his own space?

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Shopping for a Life He Didn’t Yet Have
Real Estate, October 27

Tim Federle, author of “Life Is Like a Musical,” on why a sofa matters more than seeing your name in a copy of Playbill.

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A New Condo in Gramercy, With an Emphasis on Green
Real Estate, October 27

This new 20-story tower will use sustainably grown lumber and windmill-generated electricity.

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Could You Be Living in an Illegal Apartment?
Real Estate, October 27

Thousands of New Yorkers live in illegal apartments, but not all of them know, because the space seems perfectly habitable.

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A Room of Their Own
Slideshow, October 27

Serious animal lovers think nothing of turning a walk-in closet — or even a studio apartment — into a space devoted to pets.

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For the Birds? Sure, It’s New York Real Estate
Video, October 27

New Yorkers customize all sorts of spaces for their favorite pets. Visit Hunt Slonem’s art studio, where dozens of parrots live and inspire Mr. Slonem’s art.

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Trump Made the Swamp Worse. Here’s How to Drain It.
Op Ed, October 26

Democrats and Republicans need to act in the public interest and not for the powerful and connected.

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Homes for Sale in New York City
Real Estate, October 26

This week’s homes are in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, in Lincoln Square and Chelsea.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, October 26

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in Westport, Conn. and a three-bedroom in New Hyde Park, N.Y.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 26

This week’s properties include a five-bedroom in Westport, Conn., and a three-bedroom in New Hyde Park, N.Y.

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An East Side Apartment Where He Could Cook for Friends
Real Estate, October 26

For a first-time buyer who worked in banking, staying under budget was the main thing. But a kitchen designed for entertaining was a close second.