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Homes That Sold for Around $1,500,000
Real Estate, Yesterday

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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If My Co-Op Neighbor Has Basil on Our Common Roof, Then I Want Some
Real Estate, October 20

The roof belongs to all the shareholders, but there are limits to how you can use a common area.

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A Glimpse Behind Closed Doors
Real Estate, October 19

Some of New York City’s most sumptuous and meticulously designed homes are celebrated in a new book.

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A Catalog of Unforgettable Interiors
Slideshow, October 19

“New York Splendor: The City’s Most Memorable Rooms” takes readers inside some of the Manhattan’s most remarkable private homes.

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There Goes the Sun
Real Estate, October 19

For some New York City apartment hunters, the amount of light a place gets is the deciding factor. Now there’s a way to tell without even visiting.

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New York’s Worst Bedbug Neighborhoods
Real Estate, October 18

A decline in bedbug violations in recent years doesn’t mean that there are fewer bedbugs in the city.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
Real Estate, October 18

This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Rego Park, Queens, and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, October 18

This week’s properties include a six-bedroom house in Hopewell, N.J. and a five-bedroom in Lloyd Neck, N.Y.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, October 18

This week’s properties are on the Upper West Side, in Rego Park, Queens, and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 18

This week’s properties are in Lloyd Neck, N.Y. and Hopewell, N.J.

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Aloft in Downtown Brooklyn
Real Estate, October 18

For a buyer looking to upgrade a tiny Greenwich Village one-bedroom, crossing the East River beat heading uptown.

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New York to Settle Inquiry of Rent-to-Own Trailer Park Firms
Business, October 18

The agreement, which the attorney general’s office could announce Thursday, would give people who signed leases the right to recoup their deposits.

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Liberal Upper West Siders Get Their Revenge: Trump Place Sign Comes Down
Metro, October 17

Tenants at 200 Riverside Boulevard voted to remove the Trump brand from their building’s signage. A judge sided with their decision.

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House Hunting in … the Dominican Republic
Real Estate, October 17

On the island’s less-trafficked northern coast, where “everything is on a smaller scale,” a stable economy and increased tourism are driving a slow market uptrend.

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Mediterranean Style in the Dominican Republic
Slideshow, October 17

This sprawling home on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic is on the market for $3.3 million.

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$1.8 Million Homes in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Oregon
Real Estate, October 17

An 18th-century stone barn in Bucks County, an 1812 Federal-style house in Newport and a 1966 Tudor in Portland.

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What You Get for $1.8 Million
Slideshow, October 17

An 18th-century stone barn in Carversville, Pa.; an 1812 Federal-style house in Newport, R.I.; and a 1966 Tudor in Portland, Ore.

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Middletown, N.J.: Plenty of Space, and a Slower Pace
Real Estate, October 17

Despite a wide range of housing options (and prices) and easy access to beaches and the city, Middletown is often overlooked. But residents like that.

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Living In ... Middletown, N.J.
Slideshow, October 17

Despite a range of housing options (and prices) and easy access to beaches and the city, the township is often overlooked. But residents like that.

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With Change Bubbling, San Francisco’s Chinatown Strives to Stay Authentic
Business, October 16

As leases run out and merchants retire, entrepreneurs are stepping in with upscale restaurants and shops, while aging enterprises strive to remain relevant.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 16

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.

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Making an Entrance
Real Estate, October 16

That small space near your front door could be the most important room in your home — even if it’s not a real room. Here’s how to make the best of it.

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White Woman Who Blocked Black Neighbor From Building Is Fired
Express, October 15

First she blocked his entry to the St. Louis building, demanding proof that he lived there. Then she followed him. And then the police showed up.

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New Development in Crown Heights
Slideshow, October 15

Several new mid-sized apartment buildings are opening in this Brooklyn neighborhood better known for its many rowhouses.

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Crown Heights Mixes Old With New
Real Estate, October 15

The Brooklyn neighborhood is lined with rowhouses, but is now getting some new midsize apartment buildings.

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Newlyweds in Williamsburg, With Roommates
Real Estate, October 15

After a long-distance courtship, a couple decides on co-living to avoid the costs and difficulties of setting up their own apartment in Brooklyn.

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Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built ‘for the Big One’
National, October 14

Hurricane Michael wrecked every other beachfront house on the block, but one came through the storm nearly pristine, as if protected by grace. How did it survive?

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Homes That Sold for Around $450,000
Real Estate, October 14

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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The New American Dream Home Is One You Never Have to Leave
Op Ed, October 13

Forget the game room and formal dining. You need space for aging parents and Airbnb guests.

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Can My Landlord Evict Me From My Rent-Stabilized Apartment?
Real Estate, October 13

Under some circumstances, a landlord can attempt to reclaim such an apartment for personal use.

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California Tenants Take Rent Control Fight to the Ballot Box
Business, October 12

An initiative to loosen state restraints on local rent restrictions is the focus of a political battle being fought with tens of millions of dollars.

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Why Rent Control Is a Lightning Rod
Business, October 12

Proposition 10 in California has put a new focus on an old question: whether rent control tends to ease or compound a shortage of affordable housing.

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A Supermarket King Expands His Inventory
Real Estate, October 12

John Catsimatidis, known for owning Red Apple and Gristedes stores and running for mayor, has been busy building apartment towers in Brooklyn.

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What Are They Building Over There?
Real Estate, October 12

Whether it’s a neighbor’s new fence or an apartment tower going up next door, it’s impossible not to get agitated when something new gets built.

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Interior Design, Front and Center
Real Estate, October 12

Hiring a high-profile architect used to be all it took to sell a new building. But now buyers want to see the interiors fully designed, as well.

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Zaha Hadid’s Jewel in the Crown
Real Estate, October 12

The triplex penthouse in the Pritzker Prize-winning architect’s only Manhattan building is for sale. The price? Just $50 million.

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The $50 Million View from the Top
Slideshow, October 12

The architect Zaha Hadid, who died two years ago, was known for her expressive design. Now the penthouse in her only New York building is for sale.

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Shifting the Focus to Interiors
Slideshow, October 12

Developers are increasingly turning to high-end interior designers to help their buildings stand out in a crowded field.

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A Luxury Rental in Midtown From a Low-Key Landlord
Real Estate, October 11

A new 42-story rental near the United Nations will be the first Manhattan tower built from scratch by Lloyd M. Goldman, a national landlord.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
Real Estate, October 11

This week’s properties include homes in Chelsea, Greenwich Village and Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, October 11

This week’s properties are in Greenwich Village, Chelsea and Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

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September’s Most Popular Properties
Real Estate, October 11

The most-viewed properties for the month of September ranged from a vacant Florida lot asking just $169,000 to a Harlem townhouse listed for almost $4 million.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, October 11

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

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 11

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

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Goodbye Silicon Valley, Hello East Village
Real Estate, October 11

Frequent working trips to New York convinced a couple of Facebook employees to leave the West Coast for the East.

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Washington Wants to Hire a Night Mayor. So What Is That?
U.S., October 10

The city is joining dozens of others around the world by creating a position focusing on issues that crop up at night, like noise complaints or congestion in certain neighborhoods.

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Marie Runyon, a Liberal Firebrand Into Her 90s, Dies at 103
Obits, October 10

Her long fight as a tenant against eviction by Columbia University led to decades of protests for peace and racial justice and even arrests.

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House Hunting in … Australia
Real Estate, October 10

After years of steady growth, housing prices around Melbourne have flattened out, due in part to tighter restrictions on foreign buyers.

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A Ranch House Outside Melbourne
Slideshow, October 10

A four-bedroom house near Melbourne, Australia, with a heated swimming pool and a tennis court is on the market for about $2 million.

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$450,000 Homes in Florida, Massachusetts and South Dakota
Real Estate, October 10

A 1963 house in Tallahassee, an updated Cape Cod-style home in Williamstown and a Sioux Falls showplace built for a lumber baron in 1907.

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What You Get for $450,000
Slideshow, October 10

A 1963 house in Tallahassee, Fla.; an updated Cape Cod-style home in Williamstown, Mass.; and a 1907 house in Sioux Falls, S.D.

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Ozone Park, Queens: A Congenial Area Welcomes a New Wave of Residents
Real Estate, October 10

In the past decade, the neighborhood has seen a “tremendous transformation,” with new developments and an increasingly diverse population.

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Living In ... Ozone Park, Queens
Slideshow, October 10

In the past decade, the neighborhood has seen a “tremendous transformation,” with new developments and an increasingly diverse population.

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In London, Olympic Park’s Legacy Is Sustainability
Business, October 9

London’s ability to draw businesses to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park six years after the Summer Games has attracted the attention of other host cities.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 9

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.

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Hudson River School Style
Slideshow, October 9

Not everything in the circa-1800 property in Claverack, N.Y., is 200 years old. But now that it has been renovated, you’d never know.

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Going Back in Time, in the Hudson Valley
Real Estate, October 9

Not everything in the circa-1800 property in Claverack, N.Y., is 200 years old. But now that it has been renovated, you’d never know.

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Shopping for Bathroom Faucets
Real Estate, October 8

If you’re looking for a new faucet, you’re in luck: There is a lot more to choose from than there used to be.

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Homes That Sold for Around $600,000
Real Estate, October 7

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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My Co-Op Building Is Going Smoke-Free, But I Don’t Want to Quit
Real Estate, October 6

If you don’t want to sell your apartment or be evicted, you probably can’t use it the way you always have.

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Russian Oligarch Transfers $92.3 Million in Manhattan Property
Real Estate, October 5

The closing was part of an apparent property settlement between Roman Abramovich and his third wife. Other September transactions included a $42 million sale at One57.

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New York’s New Strollervilles
Real Estate, October 5

In search of affordable housing, young families are putting down roots in places like Sunset Park in Brooklyn and Morris Park in the Bronx.

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Take a Tour of Manafort’s Multimillion-Dollar Homes, Going Up for Sale
Metro, October 5

As part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Paul Manafort, President Trump’s disgraced campaign chairman, forfeited his New York homes worth about $22 million to the government.

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Take a Tour of Manafort’s Multimillion-Dollar Homes, Going Up for Sale
New York, October 5

As part of a plea deal with federal prosecutors, Paul Manafort, President Trump’s disgraced campaign chairman, forfeited his New York homes worth about $22 million to the government.

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Trump Is Just Another Crooked New York City Landlord
Op Ed, October 4

I see his type all the time. Here’s what tenant advocates in the city have learned about how to fight him.

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Homes for Sale in New York
Real Estate, October 4

This week’s properties include homes in Lattingtown and Pound Ridge, N.Y.

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Homes for Sale in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens
Real Estate, October 4

This week’s properties are in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Astoria, Queens, and the West Village.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 4

This week’s properties include homes in Lattingtown and Pound Ridge, N.Y.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, October 4

This week’s properties are in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Astoria, Queens, and the West Village.

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They Moved to Queens, and Brought the Neighbors With Them
Real Estate, October 4

It took years, and a special friendship, to find the ideal two-family home in Ridgewood.

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House Hunting in … France
Real Estate, October 3

Prices in Evian, on the southern coast of Lake Geneva, are buoyed by second-home buyers and Swiss commuters.

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A Home Overlooking Lake Geneva
Slideshow, October 3

This five-bedroom stone house in Evian, France, is on the market for about $1.65 million.

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$2.5 Million Homes in Illinois, New Jersey and Arizona
Real Estate, October 3

An 1886 house in Chicago, a Frank Lloyd Wright-style home in Princeton and an elaborately embellished hacienda in a suburb of Phoenix.

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What You Get for $2.5 Million
Slideshow, October 3

An 1886 house in Chicago; a Frank Lloyd Wright-style home in Princeton, N.J.; and an elaborately embellished hacienda in Paradise Valley, Ariz.

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Bayonne, N.J.: Grit Gives Way to Luxury, and Skee-Ball
Real Estate, October 3

The former manufacturing hub, once home to a massive Standard Oil refinery, is recasting itself as a bedroom community.

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Living In ... Bayonne, N.J.
Slideshow, October 3

The former manufacturing hub, once home to a massive Standard Oil refinery, is recasting itself as a bedroom community.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 2

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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Creating a Standout Vacation Rental
Real Estate, October 2

How to furnish a space that will attract guests — and withstand the wear and tear that comes with them.

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Manhattan Buyers’ Market Widens
Real Estate, October 1

Sales prices and volume continued to slide in the third quarter of 2018, but now signs of softness have spread from the high end to the starter market.

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In Inwood: And Rabbit Makes Seven
Real Estate, October 1

When they outgrew their two-bedroom, a family of six and their pet rabbit, Max, managed to stay in Manhattan by finding a three-bedroom in Inwood.

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Displaced Turks, Promised New Homes, Can Only Protest on an Empty Lot
Business, September 30

The economy has stalled Turkey’s grand renewal plans for cities like Istanbul. Residents whose properties were razed are tired of waiting.

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Homes That Sold for Around $750,000
Real Estate, September 30

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Housing Market Slows, as Rising Prices Outpace Wages
Business, September 29

Even in attractive, fast-growing cities like Denver, New York and Seattle, selling prices are rising more slowly and asking prices are being slashed.

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Can I Force My Landlord to Fix a Broken Outlet?
Real Estate, September 29

There are several routes to resolution when a repair is needed. The right one often depends on your relationship with your landlord.

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It’s Showtime! Staging a House for Sale
Real Estate, September 28

When you put your house on the market, it may start to feel less like a place to live and more like a set to be decorated.

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Rent vs. Buy: Suburban Edition
Real Estate, September 28

Thanks to an uncertain real estate market, more people in New York’s suburbs are putting off buying a home and renting one instead.

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The Greenest Places
Real Estate, September 27

Which American cities are the most energy efficient?

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, September 27

This week’s properties include a two-bedroom house in Lloyd Neck, N.Y., and a four-bedroom in Rowayton, Conn.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, September 27

This week’s properties include a two-bedroom house in Lloyd Neck, N.Y., and a four-bedroom in Rowayton, Conn.

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The Hot Property That’s Next on Tech’s Agenda: Real Estate
Business, September 27

Venture capitalists are racing to pour money into technology for real estate — or what Silicon Valley is now calling proptech.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
Real Estate, September 27

This week’s properties are in Chinatown, Midtown and Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, September 27

This week’s properties are in Chinatown, Midtown and Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn

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Getting In on the Ground Floor of a New Neighborhood
Real Estate, September 27

After watching Harlem slip out of their budget, a couple finds a home in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn.

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House Hunting in … Mexico
Real Estate, September 26

Home sales in the historic city of Oaxaca are “steady but slow,” with most of the focus downtown, where restaurants and hotels attract foreign money.

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A Pastoral Retreat in Central Mexico
Slideshow, September 26

This three-bedroom, five-bathroom adobe house about 10 miles from the city of Oaxaca is on the market for $850,000.

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$800,000 Homes in California, Maryland and Massachusetts
Real Estate, September 26

A Spanish-Colonial Revival bungalow in Pasadena, a 1937 house in Takoma Park and a shingled cottage on Nantucket.

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What You Get for $800,000
Slideshow, September 26

A Spanish-Colonial Revival bungalow in Pasadena, Calif.; a 1937 house in Takoma Park, Md.; and a shingled cottage in Nantucket, Mass.

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Caldwell, N.J.: Reasonably Priced, With a Reasonable Commute
Real Estate, September 26

A “nice little town” with a walkable shopping district, Caldwell offers an appealing alternative to pricier areas nearby.

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Living In ... Caldwell, N.J.
Slideshow, September 26

A “nice little town” with a walkable shopping district, Caldwell offers an appealing alternative to pricier areas nearby.

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How to Decorate Your Home
Interactive, September 25

Decorating your home can feel like a daunting task. But by following the steps used by professional interior designers, you’ll have a much greater chance of success. Learn how.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, September 25

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.

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The Long-Term Beach House
Real Estate, September 25

Carrying forward a family tradition of summering at the shore with a new chapter — and a new house — in Montauk, N.Y.

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An All-Seasons Escape
Slideshow, September 25

Carrying forward a family tradition of summering at the shore with a new chapter — and a new house — in Montauk, N.Y.

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Puerto Rico sigue en ruinas a un año del huracán María
Interactive, September 24

The New York Times visitó más de 150 hogares en Punta Santiago, donde documentó la permanencia de los daños un año después del huracán María.

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Shopping for Quilts
Real Estate, September 24

Whether you’re looking for a unique piece of art or something to keep you warm this winter, quilts fit the bill. And they’re back in style.

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Are Landlords Telling the Truth? The City Doesn’t Always Check. He Does.
Metro, September 23

Aaron Carr uses public data to uncover what he says is bad behavior by building owners, and the failure of city and state agencies to punish it.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1,000,000
Real Estate, September 23

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Steeper Versus Deeper (Wonkish)
Op Ed, September 22

Did finance cause the Great Recession, redux.

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Why Do My Rent-Stabilized Neighbors Own Vacation Homes?
Real Estate, September 22

The tale of the rent-stabilized tenant with a house in the Berkshires is often used to point out the shortcomings of rent regulation. But there’s a flaw in that argument.

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Photos: Hurricane Maria, and Puerto Rico One Year Later
National, September 22

A team of New York Times journalists went door to door in Punta Santiago, visiting 163 homes. Here’s a dramatic visual presentation of what they found.