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Comparing Suburbs: Montclair in New Jersey vs. Dobbs Ferry in New York?
Real Estate, Today

Once you have decided it’s time to move out of the city, how do you figure out which suburb will suit you best?

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Think Your Commute is Bad?
Real Estate, Yesterday

The best and worst commutes in the nation.

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Homes for Sale in Toronto
Real Estate, Yesterday

This week we visited a four-story house in Parkdale and a one-bedroom condo in Forest Hill.

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On the Market in Toronto
Slideshow, Yesterday

This week we visited a four-story house in Parkdale and a one-bedroom condo in Forest Hill.

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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 Islip, N.Y., and a five-bedroom in Colts Neck, N.J.

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Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Real Estate, Yesterday

This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in Clinton and Chelsea.

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On the Market in New York and New Jersey
Slideshow, Yesterday

This week’s properties include a six-bedroom in Islip, N.Y., and a four-bedroom in Colts Neck, N.J.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, Yesterday

This week’s properties are in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in Clinton and Chelsea.

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Extra Doorbells, Satellite Dishes: How Cities Search for People the Census May Miss
Upshot, Yesterday

For cities fearing an undercount, the 2020 census has already started.

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A Place With Room to Grow
Real Estate, Yesterday

Short on space in Manhattan — and planning a family — they made the leap to the suburbs. But owning a house presented its own challenges.

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Clouds in My Coffee! A Supertall Skyscraper Sleepover
Interactive, Yesterday

What’s it like to spend the night in one of New York City’s newest, tallest, fanciest and most resented buildings?

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Living In ... Elmsford, N.Y.
Slideshow, February 21

The affordability and accessibility of this Westchester village have attracted a diverse population — and some have been there for generations.

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A Six-Bedroom Home in an Old Mill
Slideshow, February 21

This converted stone structure in Provence is on the market for 1.48 million euros, or about $1.8 million.

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House Hunting in … France
Real Estate, February 21

Until recently, the housing market in France was sluggish, but now it’s starting to pick up, especially in popular areas like Provence.

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$1.4 Million Homes in Rhode Island, Colorado and Arizona
Real Estate, February 21

A Tudor-style house in Providence, a condominium in a renovated church in Denver and a 1930 Spanish colonial in Tucson.

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What You Get for $1.4 Million
Slideshow, February 21

A Tudor-style house in Providence, a condominium in a renovated church in Denver and a 1930 Spanish colonial in Tucson.

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Elmsford, N.Y.: A Quiet Village Surrounded by Highways and Commerce
Real Estate, February 21

The affordability and accessibility of this small Westchester village have attracted a diverse population — and some have been there for generations.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, February 20

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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Philadelphia’s First Step to a Platform of Innovation
Business, February 20

Drexel Square kicks off a 20-year, $3.5 billion development that aims to create a hub for technology and life-sciences companies called Schuylkill Yards.

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Buying Art Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating: Yes, There’s an App
Real Estate, February 20

How would that Monet look in your living room? Check your phone.

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A Sustainable Home in the South Bronx
Real Estate, February 19

All she wanted was an affordable apartment for her family. What she got was environmentally friendly, too.

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Homes That Sold for Around $1,500,000
Real Estate, February 18

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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When Furniture Rains from Above
Real Estate, February 17

What can be done to make sure large items from a neighbor’s terrace don’t come crashing down onto yours?

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America at Home: Grandparents in the Attic, Children in the Basement
Science, February 17

Multigenerational and shared housing arrangements are on the rise, reversing a decades-long trend.

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In New York, a View of Even a Small Park Adds Value
Real Estate, February 16

Central Park real estate may be unattainable for most New Yorkers, but living across from any green space will increase your property values.

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This Old House Is a Chore
Real Estate, February 16

There is a lot to learn when you buy an old house — and what seems like a simple fix can turn into a major project.

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‘Do It Yourself’ Is Harder Than It Looks
Slideshow, February 16

There is a lot to learn when you buy an old house — and what seems like a simple fix can turn into a major project.

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Which Cities Have More Renters?
Real Estate, February 15

The number of places with more renters than homeowners has more than doubled since 2006.

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Homes for Sale in Toronto
Real Estate, February 15

This week’s listings are in the Entertainment District and Leslieville.

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On the Market in Toronto
Slideshow, February 15

This week’s listings are in the Leslieville and the Entertainment District.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, February 15

This week’s properties are four-bedroom homes in Weston, Conn., and Bedford Corners, N.Y.

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Homes for Sale in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Real Estate, February 15

This week’s listings are in Williamsburg, Murray Hill, and the on the Upper West Side.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, February 15

This week’s properties are four-bedroom homes in Bedford Corners, N.Y., and Weston, Conn.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, February 15

This week’s listings are in Williamsburg, Murray Hill, and the on the Upper West Side.

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Savvy First-Time Buyer Does Her Homework
Real Estate, February 15

Careful study and a class for buyers helped Kimberly Lewis, a textile designer, buy an H.D.F.C. co-op in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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House Hunting in … Ireland
Real Estate, February 14

After rising steadily for four years, home prices in Ireland are nearly what they were before the recession. Still, there are affordable exceptions.

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A Four-Bedroom House in Ireland
Slideshow, February 14

This late Georgian house is on the market for 850,000 euros, or about $1.04 million.

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$550,000 Homes in Connecticut, Minnesota and New York
Real Estate, February 14

A 19th-century shingled house with a barn in Essex, a midcentury home in Minneapolis and a renovated 1900 house in Hudson.

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What You Get for $550,000
Slideshow, February 14

A 19th-century shingled house with a barn in Essex, Conn.; a midcentury home in Minneapolis; and a renovated 1900 house in Hudson, N.Y.

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East Chelsea, Manhattan: Once Industrial, Now Residential
Real Estate, February 14

At first the shift toward upscale development was gradual, but in the last several years “it’s been an explosion.”

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Living In ... East Chelsea
Slideshow, February 14

At first, the neighborhood’s shift toward upscale residential development was gradual, but in the last several years has seen “an explosion.”

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, February 13

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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The Go-for-Broke Renovation
Real Estate, February 13

After years of looking, they found a bigger house in Brooklyn — then discovered an entire wall was crumbling. So much for staying on budget.

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From Nightmare to Dream House
Slideshow, February 13

After years of looking, they found a bigger house in Brooklyn — then discovered a wall was crumbling. So much for staying on budget.

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Shopping for Wall-Mounted Shelves
Real Estate, February 12

The minimalist alternative to big bookcases, floating shelves offer enough space to display or store a few items without overwhelming a room.

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Putting a Price on Heat, Legal Aid Threatens to Sue Housing Authority
Metro, February 11

Public housing tenants who lived without heat during the winter cold snap deserve refunds that could cost $15 million, lawyers say.

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Homes That Sold for Around $450,000
Real Estate, February 11

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Your Neighbor Dislikes Your Dog. And Now That’s Your Problem.
Real Estate, February 10

A resident of a co-op in Morningside Heights wonders who, if anyone, can end threats from a neighbor.

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Tragedy for a Residential School Survivor, and the ‘Real’ Olympics Begin: The Canada Letter
Foreign, February 9

This week’s Canada Letter looks at a murder case that has divided Saskatchewan and previews The Times’s Winter Olympics coverage.

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Flights of Fancy and Function
Real Estate, February 9

Some developers have designed staircases that are much more than functional and help add drama and grandeur to common areas.

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While the Landlord Renovates, Life in a Homeless Shelter
Metropolitan, February 8

Tenants of a Brooklyn building were forced out when a synagogue was built in their backyard, bricking up windows and sealing emergency exits. Three years later, they still can’t go home.

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Sisters’ Quiet Life of Prayer Disrupted by an Affordable Housing Fight
Metro, February 8

Four Catholic sisters spend their days praying in their secluded convent, but a dispute over affordable housing has put them in an unusual position.

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Homes for Sale in Toronto
Real Estate, February 8

This week’s listings are in South Riverdale and Niagara.

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On the Market in Toronto
Slideshow, February 8

This week’s listings are in South Riverdale and Niagara.

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Where Did Rents Rise the Most in 2017?
Real Estate, February 8

These 10 cities saw the biggest percentage increases in rent over the last year.

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On the Market in New York and New Jersey
Slideshow, February 8

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Lawrence Township, N.J., and a six-bedroom in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, February 8

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Lawrence Township, N.J., and a six-bedroom in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
Real Estate, February 8

This week’s listings are in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, Hell’s Kitchen and Chelsea.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, February 8

This week’s listings are in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, Hell’s Kitchen and Chelsea.

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The City Trade-Off
Real Estate, February 8

In exchange for the exciting urban life they wanted, they had to give up space — and a few other things, too.

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House Hunting in … Hong Kong
Real Estate, February 7

Real estate prices continue to rise in Hong Kong, fueled by domestic demand.

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A Three-Bedroom Apartment With City Views
Slideshow, February 7

This unit, on the 9th floor of the Horizon Mansion building on Hong Kong Island, is on the market for about $5.6 million.

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$1.3 Million Homes in California, Virginia and Indiana
Real Estate, February 7

A shingled house and guest cottage in Sacramento, a contemporary home outside Charlottesville and a brick townhouse in Indianapolis.

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What You Get for $1.3 Million
Slideshow, February 7

A shingled house and guest cottage in Sacramento, a contemporary home outside Charlottesville and a brick townhouse in Indianapolis.

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Lighthouse Hill, Staten Island: Small and Semirural
Real Estate, February 7

A neighborhood filled with wildlife and cultural attractions, Lighthouse Hill is a tiny place with outsized character.

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Living In ... Lighthouse Hill, Staten Island
Slideshow, February 7

A neighborhood filled with wildlife and cultural attractions, Lighthouse Hill is a tiny place with outsized character.

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The Times Answers Your Questions About the Market Turmoil
Business, February 6

Our reporter helps you make sense of what is happening in stock, bonds and your portfolio.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, February 6

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York City.

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A Bedroom Your Child Won’t Outgrow
Real Estate, February 6

To create a room that will evolve over time, start with neutral colors and flexible furniture — then add color and whimsy.

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Rising from the Ashes, Willets Point Redevelopment Will Go Forward, City Says
Metro, February 5

The project was declared dead in 2015, but Mayor de Blasio says it will be built, without a mall and with 1,100 apartments for low income New Yorkers.

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Living in a 17th-Century Manor on Staten Island
Real Estate, February 5

In exchange for being the resident caretaker of the Conference House, a history buff gets to live there rent free.

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Homes That Sold for Around $600,000
Real Estate, February 4

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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Possible Mold in the Walls and an Unresponsive Board
Real Estate, February 3

A tenant in a co-op wants to see mold reports, but the board will not help.

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Two Penthouses Sell for $60 Million, and John Mellencamp Buys in SoHo
Real Estate, February 2

The new year began about the same way as 2017 ended: with outsize closings of combo-ready penthouses at 432 Park Avenue.

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Romance? Not in My Backyard
Real Estate, February 2

For some New Yorkers, dating someone in the neighborhood is a recipe for relationship disaster. So much for marrying the boy or girl next door.

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Homes for Sale in Toronto
Real Estate, February 1

This week we visited condos in the Entertainment District and in the Queen’s Quay area.

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Homes for Sale in Toronto
Slideshow, February 1

This week we visited condos in the Entertainment District and in the Queen’s Quay area.

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January’s Most Popular Listings
Real Estate, February 1

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

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Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey
Real Estate, February 1

This week’s properties include a two-bedroom loft in Union City, N.J., and a four-bedroom house in Garden City, N.Y.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, February 1

This week’s properties include a two-bedroom loft in Union City, N.J., and a four-bedroom house in Garden City, N.Y.

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
Real Estate, February 1

This week’s listings are in Sutton Place, Carnegie Hill and Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, February 1

This week’s listings are in Sutton Place, Carnegie Hill and Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

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A Rustic House in La Barra
Slideshow, January 31

The house, in a quiet beach community in Uruguay, is on the market for $4.5 million.

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House Hunting in … Uruguay
Real Estate, January 31

Uruguay’s housing market has been hurt by economic and political turmoil in Argentina and Brazil, but there are signs that it is on an upswing.

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$750,000 Homes in Washington, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia
Real Estate, January 31

A midcentury-modern house in a Seattle suburb, an 1871 home outside Milwaukee and a duplex condominium in Washington.

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What You Get for $750,000
Slideshow, January 31

A midcentury-modern house in a Seattle suburb, an 1871 home outside Milwaukee and a duplex condominium in Washington, D.C.

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Park Avenue South: The Other Park Avenue Comes Into Its Own
Real Estate, January 31

Once sleepy and commercial, the street known as Fourth Avenue until its 1959 rebranding is increasingly high-end and residential.

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Living On ... Park Avenue South
Slideshow, January 31

Once sleepy and commercial, the street known as Fourth Avenue until its 1959 rebranding is increasingly high-end and residential.

A 96-Word Law Would Be a ‘License to Bribery’ for Insurers
Metro, January 30

Just as the state tries to clean up the title insurance industry, it is striking back, and home buyers may continue to pay inflated costs.

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Along Miami River, Derelict Bait Shops Give Way to Luxury Condos
Business, January 30

Once notorious for “dead bodies, floating cars and nefarious activities,” the river is in the midst of a renewal, including plans for a Major League Soccer stadium nearby.

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Business, January 30

Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.

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New York’s Hidden Home Buyer Closing Costs: Luxury Boxes and Mint Mojitos
Metro, January 29

For years, title insurance companies have spent big to win clients, passing the costs to consumers. New York is now fighting to end the practice.

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The D.I.Y. Country House
Real Estate, January 30

Buying a home in Connecticut seemed like a good idea to two longtime Manhattanites — so long as the renovation required was mostly aesthetic.

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A Connecticut Home, Restyled
Slideshow, January 30

Buying a house in Connecticut seemed like a good idea to two longtime Manhattanites — so long as any renovation they had to do was mostly aesthetic.

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A Homecoming 50 Years in the Making
Metro, January 29

In 1967, David Santiago was forced out of his Lower East Side tenement to make way for urban development, with promises he could return. Now, he has.

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The Subway Is Next Door. Should New Yorkers Pay Extra for That?
Metro, January 29

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has made “value capture” a big part of his plan to salvage the subway by seeking more taxes from property owners near stations.

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Shopping for Candleholders
Real Estate, January 29

Planning a candlelit dinner? The candleholders you choose are just as important as the candles.

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Homes That Sold for Around $750,000
Real Estate, January 28

Recent residential sales in New York City and the region.

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If a Neighbor Can See You Naked, Do You Have to Cover Up?
Real Estate, January 27

A man asks what the law says about his right to be naked in his own home.

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The Western Edge of Hell’s Kitchen Goes Residential
Real Estate, January 26

New rentals and condos push west into the industrial fringe of the West 40s and West 50s.

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What the Sharing Economy Really Delivers: Entitlement
Metropolitan, January 26

Companies like WeWork and Airbnb that style themselves as disrupters of the status quo are really helping shore up old inequalities.

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When a Co-op Board Misbehaves
Real Estate, January 26

Shareholders sometimes bristle at rules enforced by co-op boards, but if a board oversteps or works against owner interests, there is little recourse.

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Adding a Bedroom in New York City
Real Estate, January 25

Where do city renters find it easiest — and most affordable — to trade up to larger home?

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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan
Real Estate, January 25

This week’s listings are in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, Chelsea and Clinton.

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On the Market in New York City
Slideshow, January 25

This week’s listings are in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, Chelsea and Clinton.

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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
Real Estate, January 25

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Plandome Manor, N.Y., and a six-bedroom in Ridgefield, Conn.

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On the Market in the New York Region
Slideshow, January 25

This week’s properties include a four-bedroom in Plandome Manor, N.Y., and a six-bedroom in Ridgefield, Conn.

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An Apartment ‘in the Heart of Everything’
Real Estate, January 25

With a two-hour round-trip commute, finding a home within walking distance of Grand Central Terminal was a priority.

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Lella and Massimo Vignelli’s Home Seeks a Like-Minded Buyer
Real Estate, January 24

The Upper East Side apartment of the influential designers will list for $6.5 million.

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Lella and Massimo Vignelli’s Minimalist Home
Slideshow, January 24

The polymath designers’ Upper East Side duplex will list for $6.5 million.

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An 1832 House in Old Quebec
Slideshow, January 24

This six-bedroom brick house in Quebec City is on the market for about $596,000.

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House Hunting in … Quebec
Real Estate, January 24

It is a buyer’s market in this Canadian city, where there are many homes available and fewer foreign buyers than in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.

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$600,000 Homes in Florida, Connecticut and California
Real Estate, January 24

A midcentury-modern house in Fort Lauderdale, an 18th-century Colonial in Litchfield County and a condominium in a 1947 Art Deco building in Oakland.

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What You Get for $600,000
Slideshow, January 24

A midcentury-modern house in Fort Lauderdale, an 18th-century Colonial in Litchfield County and a condominium in a 1947 Art Deco building in Oakland.

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Garrison, N.Y.: A Bucolic Hamlet on the Hudson
Real Estate, January 24

A little over an hour’s commute from the city, Garrison offers residents panoramic views and a range of cultural and recreational options.

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Living In ... Garrison, N.Y.
Slideshow, January 24

A little over an hour’s commute from New York City, Garrison offers residents panoramic views and a range of cultural and recreational options.