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A Modern ‘Antebellum’ Home in Austin

March 26, 2015

An interior designer is selling her recently built, 3,853-square-foot home for $2.15 million. ‘The inspiration came from my youth’ growing up in historic Natchez, Miss., she says.

A Wright House Rubs the Wrong Way


A fight over construction of a Frank Lloyd Wright has divided a peaceful British village.

‘Sonny and Cher’ Producer’s Beverly Hills Estate Listing for $25 Million


Owned by the late Nick Vanoff, the home is about 8,800 square feet with nine bedrooms and 12 bathrooms.

How Victoria Clark Learned to Be Fearless


The Tony-winning actress recalls a lively childhood home in Dallas

A Manhattan Penthouse With Views to Spare

March 25, 2015

This spacious, two-level penthouse apartment in the Financial District has it all: stellar views of the Hudson River and downtown Manhattan, ample outdoor space and all the amenities to feel like home.

‘Sonny and Cher’ Producer’s Beverly Hills Estate Listing for $25 Million


Owned by the late Nick Vanoff, the home is about 8,800 square feet with nine bedrooms and 12 bathrooms.

Zombie Apocalypse? Where to Hide


Researchers at Cornell University have developed a statistical model for simulating the spread of a fictional zombie epidemic.

Market Day in London’s Covent Garden


A former fruit market-turned-tourist spot is drawing a new wave of high-end real-estate development.

A Beachside Villa in Bali

March 24, 2015

This 10,000-square-foot home comes with a guesthouse, two pools and a private tennis court.

The Race to the $100 Million Spec House


More developers and investors are racing to build increasingly lavish homes on spec. Built on prime lots, many of these homes are also attempting to break new price records.

Los Angeles Estate Once Owned by Kenny Rogers Sells for $50 Million


The newly renovated Bel Air estate was asking $65 million in December.

Washington, D.C.’s Priciest House Is Seeking $22 Million


The roughly 20,000-square-foot home is owned by Samuel Lehrman, whose family co-founded the Giant Food s¼upermarket chain

New York Duplex Returns to Market for $27.5 million


The apartment returns to market in the wake of a record-setting sale of another unit at 740 Park Avenue, one of New York’s best-known buildings

A Former Senator Elects to Sell a $5.999 Million Compound

March 20, 2015

The 1.07-acre property sits directly on the white sandy beaches of Siesta Key, a barrier island off Sarasota, and includes three houses. Former Sen. Judd Gregg and his family are asking $5.999 million

LeBron James Cuts Price of Miami Mansion


The NBA player listed the Coconut Grove estate for $17 million in October, after announcing that he would leave the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

A Modern Ski Home in Northern Japan

March 19, 2015

This apartment in Hokkaido has expansive views of Mount Yotei and sits less than a quarter mile from the ski lifts.

LeBron James Cuts Price of Miami Mansion to $15 million


The NBA player listed the Coconut Grove estate for $17 million in October, after announcing that he would leave the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers

Thomas McCarthy on His First Cast


The director of ‘The Cobbler’ remembers growing up in a home full of storytellers

The Florida Keys Sunshine Premium


A long, cold winter is boosting the market for large luxury homes on the islands.

Getting the Right Mortgage


The best deal for a borrower trading up to a bigger house may differ from the one for a first-home buyer—or someone who is refinancing.