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The Economy Is Down. Why Are Home Prices Up?
Op Ed, Today

Government efforts to stimulate growth are lifting markets of all kinds everywhere.

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My Co-op Is Losing Revenue in the Pandemic. Do I Have to Pay?
Real Estate, Today

Co-op shareholders are responsible for keeping the building financially stable. But what happens when they don’t want to pay a new fee?

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The Capital of Sprawl Gets a Radically Car-Free Neighborhood
Sunday Business, Today

On an empty lot near Phoenix, perhaps the most auto-addicted city in America, a start-up is betting $170 million on a more walkable future.

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A SoHo Triplex Sells for a Record $35.1 Million
Real Estate, Yesterday

And despite an overall slowdown in New York City closings in the final weeks before the presidential election, October’s biggest sale was a $65.6 million Central Park duplex.

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In Brooklyn, a Ghost of Breweries Past
Real Estate, Yesterday

Remnants of 19th-century Bushwick still exist at the William Ulmer Brewery. A castle-like, two-story office is on the market as residences, while other plans have been stalled by the pandemic.

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Down the Basement Stairs and Into the Past
Real Estate, Yesterday

Going through a box filled with memories prompted me to find people I hadn’t spoken to in decades. Am I the only one whose social life has improved during the lockdown?

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The Storied History of a Brewery in Brooklyn
Slideshow, Yesterday

The old William Ulmer Brewery in Bushwick is trying to push its way into the present day.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens
Real Estate, October 29

This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Lenox Hill and Woodside.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, October 29

This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Lenox Hill and Woodside.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, October 29

This week’s properties are a seven-bedroom in Maplewood, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Sea Cliff, N.Y.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 29

This week’s featured properties are a seven-bedroom in Maplewood, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Sea Cliff, N.Y.

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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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House Hunting in England: A Refurbished Army Fortress in the English Channel
Real Estate, October 28

In the harbor city of Portsmouth, the housing market is rebounding thanks in large part to Londoners looking for an escape.

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Gun Rooms Turned Bedrooms off the English Coast
Slideshow, October 28

Spitbank Fort, a refurbished 19th-century military fortress off the southern coast of England, is on the market for $5.2 million.

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$750,000 Homes in Ohio, New York and Arizona
Real Estate, October 28

A 1905 Georgian colonial-style house in Cleveland Heights, a restored midcentury-modern home in Tucson and a converted 19th-century gristmill in upstate New York.

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$750,000 Homes in Ohio, New York and Arizona
Real Estate, October 28

A 1905 Georgian colonial-style house in Cleveland Heights, a restored midcentury-modern home in Tucson and a converted 19th-century gristmill in upstate New York.

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What You Get for $750,000
Slideshow, October 28

A 1905 house in Cleveland Heights, Ohio; a midcentury-modern home in Tucson, Ariz.; and a converted 19th-century gristmill in upstate New York.

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Beacon, N.Y.: An Arts Hub Turned Refuge for the Pandemic-Weary
Real Estate, October 28

With the arrival of the Dia Beacon, this Hudson River city became a weekend destination for New Yorkers. Now many have come to stay.

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Living In ... Beacon, N.Y.
Slideshow, October 28

This Hudson River city has long been a weekend destination for New Yorkers. Now many have come to stay.

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Yes, You Can Learn to Speak the Language of Plants
Real Estate, October 28

Latin might seem like an obscure, inscrutable language for naming plants. But it can open up the botanical world in ways you can’t imagine.

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California Tax Revolt Faces a Retreat, 40 Years Later
Business, October 27

Proposition 13 in 1978 curbed property tax increases. Now voters may strip protection for commercial buildings, helping hard-hit local budgets.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 27

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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Airbnb Fights Its ‘Party House Problem’
Business, October 27

Noise. Damages. Safety questions. Airbnb is racing to address the risks posed by partying guests before it goes public.

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In New York, Roommates Make a Comeback
Real Estate, October 27

It can be lonely living alone, especially during a pandemic, so some renters are finding new places with friends and sharing both the experience and the rent.

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Sheldon Harnick: Working From Home for 55 Years
Real Estate, October 27

The lyricist of “Fiddler on the Roof” and many other shows has always worked at home, in the Beresford apartment he shares with his wife, Margery.

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Sheldon and Margery Harnick, An Upper West Side Tradition
Slideshow, October 27

The lyricist of “Fiddler on the Roof” and many other shows has always worked at home, in the Beresford apartment he shares with his wife, Margery.

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$2.6 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, October 26

A 1929 Tudor Revival house in Altadena, a penthouse condominium in San Diego and a Bavarian-inspired chalet in Truckee.

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What You Get for $2.6 Million in California
Slideshow, October 26

A 1929 Tudor Revival house in Altadena, a penthouse condominium in San Diego and a Bavarian-inspired chalet in Truckee.

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First Coronavirus Hit, Then They Got Bedbugs
Real Estate, October 26

Three roommates support each other through the pandemic and fumigation, and luck into a bigger apartment for the same price.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1.5 Million
Real Estate, October 25

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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How to Pressure Your Landlord to Keep Your Building Safe
Real Estate, October 24

Landlords are required to provide a minimum level of security. Anything beyond that may require action from the tenants.

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Once Meccas of Retail Therapy, Now Homes to Elder Americans
Sunday Business, October 24

Former malls and abandoned shopping-center sites are in the midst of a repurposing — and one of those new uses is senior housing.

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The Talk of Montauk
Styles, October 23

New York State’s Tenant Safe Harbor Act was intended to help those affected by the pandemic. But what if that harbor is on the fancier side?

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A Hamptons House for the Private and the Social
Real Estate, October 23

The interior designer Robert Stilin is selling his home in East Hampton, N.Y., which has lots of entertaining space, a pool and separate guest quarters, for $6 million.

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Can I Actually Be Missing the Commute?
Real Estate, October 23

While we may not miss getting onto crowded trains, we may long for the clear boundaries between home and work that a commute created.

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What Will New York Real Estate Look Like Next Year?
Real Estate, October 23

City planners, developers and local officials weigh in on how the pandemic could change the city’s housing markets, land use and policy.

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A Hamptons Aesthetic With Rustic Modern Décor
Slideshow, October 23

The interior designer Robert Stilin is selling his home that he “layered with 18 years of life experience and travel.”

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Anywhere But Home: New Yorkers Get Creative About Work Spaces
Metropolitan, October 23

The need for privacy has driven some people to rent hotel rooms, vacant apartments and empty offices.

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Manhattan Hits a Virus Milestone: Median Rent Below $3,000
Real Estate, October 23

Soaring inventory and discounted rents in Manhattan have pushed the median to the lowest price in nearly a decade.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, October 22

This week’s properties are a five-bedroom in Manhasset, N.Y., and a two-bedroom in Easton, Conn.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 22

This week’s properties are a five-bedroom in Manhasset, N.Y., and a two-bedroom in Easton, Conn.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx
Real Estate, October 22

This week’s properties are in Cobble Hill, Kingsbridge Heights and Sutton Place.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, October 22

This week’s properties are in Cobble Hill, Kingsbridge Heights and Sutton Place.

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How Is the Pandemic Shaping Home Design?
Real Estate, October 22

A recent survey of architects reveals that clients are looking for ways to improve the time they spend at home.

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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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House Hunting in Scotland: Vintage Mansion Meets Modern Style for $2 Million
Real Estate, October 21

In greater Edinburgh, the housing market was strong before the pandemic shutdown, and since Scotland eased restrictions in June, it has come roaring back, agents say.

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Scottish History Meets Italian Tile and Glass
Slideshow, October 21

This three-bedroom home in Scotland combining 17th-century stone with modern Italian tile and glass is on the market for $2.1 million.

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$2 Million Homes in Michigan, Florida and New York
Real Estate, October 21

A 1979 house near an arboretum in Ann Arbor, a four-unit Art Deco apartment building in Miami Beach and a vacation compound in Ulster County.

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What You Get for $2 Million
Slideshow, October 21

A 1979 house near an arboretum in Ann Arbor, Mich.; a four-unit Art Deco building in Miami Beach; and a vacation compound in Ulster County, N.Y.

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Washington, Conn.: A ‘Cultured Place’ With a Sense of History
Real Estate, October 21

The Litchfield County town attracts full- and part-time residents, some of them quite wealthy, but the vibe is low-key: ‘People come here to chill.’

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Living In ... Washington, Conn.
Slideshow, October 21

The Litchfield County town attracts full- and part-time residents, some of them quite wealthy, but the vibe is low-key: ‘People come here to chill.’

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 20

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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It’s Time to Try Virtual Reality. Here’s Where to Start.
Real Estate, October 20

Running out of fun things to do at home? The new generation of VR headsets is surprisingly approachable, with games for players of all ages.

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An Almost-Lake House in Texas, Renovated for Work and Art
Real Estate, October 20

For a tech investor and a radiologist who collects art, having a multifunctional house was even more important than finding one directly on a lake.

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A Multifunctional Retreat in Austin, Texas
Slideshow, October 20

For a tech investor and a radiologist who collects art, having a workable second home was even more important than finding one directly on a lake.

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$1.1 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, October 19

A 1925 Craftsman bungalow in Los Angeles, a midcentury home built by Joseph Eichler in Orange and an 1890 Victorian in Napa.

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What You Get for $1.1 Million in California
Slideshow, October 19

A 1925 Craftsman bungalow in Los Angeles, a midcentury home built by Joseph Eichler in Orange and an 1890 Victorian in Napa.

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Shopping for Beds
Real Estate, October 19

When you’re choosing a bed, think big.

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What’s in a Neighborhood Name? Marketing, Mostly
Real Estate, October 18

What’s more New York than slapping a name on a collection of streets? One Manhattan area has the rare chance to christen its own neighborhood.

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Homes That Sold for $550,000, or Less
Real Estate, October 18

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Make Your First Home Your Last: The Case for Not Moving Up
Business, October 17

It’s a tough moment for big decisions. Think more about what you’ll want in three years — and not just three months, when we’ll still be shut in.

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Like It or Not, the Suburbs Are Changing
Real Estate, October 16

You may think you know what suburban design looks like, but the authors of a new book are here to set you straight.

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Understatement Is the New Luxury
Real Estate, October 16

Exotic finishes and ever-clubbier amenities in new developments have given way to livability and calming design.

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Senior Housing Towers Open in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Real Estate, October 16

Several new high-end projects come to New York City, with some pandemic adjustments.

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They Loved N.Y.C. but Lived in Jersey. The Pandemic Changed That.
Metropolitan, October 16

Hoboken and Jersey City, often nicknamed the “sixth boroughs” of New York City, have their residents back full time.

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The Most Popular Listings of September
Real Estate, October 15

The most popular listings of September ranged from a modest, $359,000 co-op, to the $88 million former home of Jeffrey Epstein.

Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
Real Estate, October 15

This week’s properties are in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Astoria and Inwood.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, October 15

This week’s properties are a four-bedroom in Summit, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, October 15

This week’s properties are in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Astoria and Inwood.

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Homes for Sale in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 15

This week’s properties are a four-bedroom in Summit, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.

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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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House Hunting in Croatia: A Modern Mountain Villa for $1.2 Million
Real Estate, October 14

Outside of Zagreb, low interest rates and the demand for more space are leading buyers to Croatia’s mountainous regions.

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Glass and Wood in the ‘Green Lungs’ of Croatia
Slideshow, October 14

This modern three-bedroom house in the heart of Croatia’s mountainous Gorski Kotar region is on the market for $1.2 million.

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$1.325 Million Homes in Connecticut, California and South Carolina
Real Estate, October 14

A Gothic Revival mansion in Old Lyme, a two-story condo in San Francisco and a 19th-century clapboard house in Charleston.

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What You Get for $1.325 Million
Slideshow, October 14

A Gothic Revival mansion in Old Lyme, Conn.; a two-story condo in San Francisco; and a 19th-century clapboard house in Charleston, S.C.

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If You Enjoy Bird-Watching, It’s Time to Give Something Back
Real Estate, October 14

In the winter, feeding the birds enlivens a garden like nothing else. Here’s how to make the most of peak bird-feeding season.

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If You Enjoy Bird-Watching, It’s Time to Give Something Back
Real Estate, October 14

In the winter, feeding the birds enlivens a garden like nothing else. Here’s how to make the most of peak bird-feeding season.

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Union Township, N.J.: A Diverse Suburb That’s ‘A Little Citified’
Real Estate, October 14

The Union County community offers residents a range of housing options, a sense of urban life and some of the best hot dogs in New Jersey.

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Living In ... Union Township, N.J.
Slideshow, October 14

The Union County community offers residents a range of housing options, a sense of urban life and some of the best hot dogs in New Jersey.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 13

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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The Tenants Who Evicted Their Landlord
Magazine, October 13

Covid-19 has revealed the depths of the nation’s rental housing crisis — but a group of Minneapolis tenants has shown that a different future is possible.

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How to Escape Without Leaving Your Home
Real Estate, October 13

Sheltering in place can get harder the longer you do it. Here are seven strategies for creating an oasis at home, no matter how small it is.

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Against the White Picket Fence
Book Review, October 13

In “Brave New Home,” Diana Lind identifies the single-family home as the source of many social and economic problems.

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Florida Sees Signals of a Climate-Driven Housing Crisis
Climate, October 12

Home sales in areas most vulnerable to sea-level rise began falling around 2013, researchers found. Now, prices are following a similar downward path.

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$4.5 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, October 12

A new Craftsman-style house in Newport Beach, a circa 1890 farmhouse in Guerneville and a renovated 1967 house in Marina del Rey.

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What You Get for $4.5 Million in California
Slideshow, October 12

A new Craftsman-style house in Newport Beach, a circa 1890 farmhouse in Guerneville and a renovated 1967 house in Marina del Rey.

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Losing Two Roommates and Going Out on Her Own
Real Estate, October 12

Three roommates in a one-bedroom apartment was fine before the pandemic struck, but after? She was ready for a studio.

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Homes That Sold for Around $625,000
Real Estate, October 11

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Can a Broker Change the Details to Make an Old Listing Look New?
Real Estate, October 10

What difference does it make if an apartment is called 13P or 13D? A big one to many prospective renters, which is why brokers sometimes change those numbers.

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Looking for Escapist TV? Try Home Design Shows
Real Estate, October 9

We’re home all the time now, so watching home improvement television can give us tips on what to do and what not to do.

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A Challenge to Real Estate Commissions Gains Ground
Business, October 9

In a lawsuit, home sellers say that the current system is anticompetitive and that they overpaid. The Realtors association disagrees.

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New York Real Estate Is On the Mend
Real Estate, October 9

The recovery is tenuous, but renters are returning, buyers are getting deals, and those who stayed are finding a measure of vindication.

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The Island Brokers Are Overwhelmed
Express, October 9

The wealthy want to escape the pandemic to a private, isolated paradise. The people who sell islands have to explain: It’s complicated.

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Millennials Face a Steep Climb to Homeownership
Real Estate, October 8

A new survey lays bare the gap between the generation’s dreams of homeownership and its financial reality.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens
Real Estate, October 8

This week’s properties are in Gowanus, Chelsea and Forest Hills.

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Homes for Sale in New York City
Slideshow, October 8

This week’s properties are in Gowanus, Chelsea and Forest Hills.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, October 8

This week’s properties are four-bedroom homes in Long Beach, N.Y., and Norwalk, Conn.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, October 8

This week’s properties are four-bedroom homes in Long Beach, N.Y., and Norwalk, Conn.

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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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House Hunting in France: A Once-in-a-Millennium Castle for $3.3 Million
Real Estate, October 7

France saw a buying frenzy in the months after the first pandemic lockdown, but it may not be enough to make up for the lost activity that preceded it.

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This Castle (Almost) Survived the Hundred Years’ War
Slideshow, October 7

This 11th-century castle on 94 acres in the French village of Verteuil-sur-Charente is on the market for $3.3 million.

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$375,000 Homes in Pennsylvania, Vermont and Texas
Real Estate, October 7

A two-story brick rowhouse in Philadelphia, a converted 1893 church in Castleton and a one-bedroom condo in Austin.

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What You Get for $375,000
Slideshow, October 7

A two-story brick rowhouse in Philadelphia; a converted 1893 church in Castleton, Vt.; and a one-bedroom condo in Austin, Texas.

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New Brunswick, N.J.: Big-City Amenities With a Small-Town Feel
Real Estate, October 7

Best known as the home of Rutgers University, this Middlesex County city offers many of the pleasures of urban life — but at a small scale.

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Living In ... New Brunswick, N.J.
Slideshow, October 7

Best known as the home of Rutgers University, this Middlesex County city offers many of the pleasures of urban life — but at a small-scale.

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Will SoHo Be the Site of New York City’s Next Battle Over Development?
Metro, October 7

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to rezone SoHo to accommodate new affordable housing in a wealthy, white neighborhood.

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Artists Have Final Victory in a Case of Destroyed Graffiti
Express, October 6

The Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case of a New York City developer who painted over murals in 2013 cements a ruling that awarded $6.75 million to the artists.

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Artists Have Final Victory in a Case of Destroyed Graffiti
Express, October 6

The Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case of a New York City developer who painted over murals in 2013 cements a ruling that awarded $6.75 million to the artists.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, October 6

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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At Hunter’s Point South, a Popular Park Paves the Way for Housing
Real Estate, October 6

Two new towers rising on industrial land in Queens will be filled predominantly with affordable housing.

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Kim Cattrall’s Hamptons Home for De-Stressing From the City
Real Estate, October 6

The actress is selling the East Hampton beachfront cottage that she bought in 1998, the same year she first appeared on “Sex and the City.”

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A Sonoma County House Built to Welcome Friends
Real Estate, October 6

Designed as a place for ‘community and gathering,’ this casual Northern California home has become a solitary retreat during the pandemic.

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A Weekend House in ‘Core Cycling Country’
Slideshow, October 6

Designed as a place for friends to gather, this casual Northern California home has become a solitary retreat during the pandemic.

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Calamities Challenge California’s Economic Foundation
Business, October 5

The pandemic and wildfires have underscored issues of housing and growth. Will the disruptions and dislocations force the state to chart a new course?

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Kim Cattrall’s Hamptons Getaway
Slideshow, October 5

The actress is selling the beachfront home she bought to de-stress from city life.

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$1.6 Million Homes in California
Real Estate, October 5

A Spanish-style house in Palm Springs, a three-bedroom condo in an Edwardian house in San Francisco and a hillside cottage in Topanga.

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What You Get for $1.6 Million in California
Slideshow, October 5

A Spanish-style house in Palm Springs, a three-bedroom condo in an Edwardian house in San Francisco and a hillside cottage in Topanga.

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Shopping for Footstools
Real Estate, October 5

Whether you want to relax, entertain or get some work done, this is one piece of furniture you should add to your living room.

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Homes That Sold for Around $750,000
Real Estate, October 4

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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If Commercial Gyms Can Reopen, Why Can’t the One in My Building?
Real Estate, October 3

State guidelines do not differentiate between stand-alone gyms and those inside residential buildings, which can make things tough for condos and co-ops.

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In a Quiet Month, More Big Sales at 220 Central Park South
Real Estate, October 2

Some of the closings in September went into contract before the coronavirus surfaced and the presidential election moved into full swing.

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Love and the Lockdown
Real Estate, October 2

Some couples, faced with the possibility of not seeing one another for long stretches when the pandemic hit, instead decided to quarantine together and fast-tracked their relationships.

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Audubon Park, From Hinterlands to Urban Density
Real Estate, October 2

The ornithologist-painter John James Audubon took flight from Lower Manhattan to escape its ‘pestilential vapors.’ He landed in the picturesque woodland of the future Washington Heights, changing its landscape forever.

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Real Estate Sales Continue to Stagnate in Manhattan
Real Estate, October 2

The number of apartments sold in the last three months was down by 46 percent compared to the same period in 2019.

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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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A Two-Bedroom Rental in Long Island City for $3,000? One New York Couple Test Their Budget.
Interactive, July 23

Looking for a modern apartment with easy access to public transport, two renters weigh what they’re willing to compromise on. Which of these homes 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.

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Scouring the South Bronx for an Income-Producing Home. Which Would You Pick?
Interactive, June 11

With a budget of $800,000 for a two-family house or $1 million for a three-family, a couple went in search of a place in move-in condition. Here’s what they found.

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A Manhattan Couple Heads for the Jersey Suburbs. Which Home Would You Choose?
Interactive, June 4

Tired of their fifth-floor Manhattan walk-up, two newlyweds explore Bloomfield, N.J., for a house where they could start a family. Here’s where they wound up.

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Two Renters Try Out the Amenities in Brooklyn’s Newer Buildings. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, May 28

For their first home together, a young couple sought the best roof deck and gym they could find on a budget. Here’s where they wound up.

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When the Children Needed Their Own Rooms, This Manhattan Family Had to Move. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, May 21

Finding extra space for everyone was a priority — even before the pandemic forced these New Yorkers to spend all their time at home together.

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A Renter Tests His Budget in Connecticut. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, May 14

An English transplant tours the amenity-filled rental developments in Stamford, looking for convenience and community. Here’s where he landed.

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Two Manhattanites Took Their Savings to the Bronx. Which of These Homes Would You Choose?
Interactive, May 7

Stunned by how much more space they could afford on the other side of the Harlem River Ship Canal, a young couple scaled up from an apartment to a house. Here’s where they landed.

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Meet The Neighbors
Interactive, May 6

We asked the residents of one building in Jamaica, Queens, what they’ve learned in quarantine and what they are looking forward to once it has passed.