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Modern Design in Northern Thailand

January 28, 2015

This contemporary home in Chiang Mai features an open-plan layout for entertaining, a pool, tropical gardens and a guesthouse.

2015 House of the Year


After more than 600,000 votes, readers crown their favorite: The Florida home that sold for $1 and traveled across a bay.

Graying America, Health-Care Overhaul Boosts Medical Properties


Investors are pouring money into buying and developing health-care-related properties, a class of commercial real estate that has been outperforming almost all others since the recession.

TruAmerica Makes Bet on Upgrading Southern California Apartments


Most apartment buyers have snapped up so-called Class-A properties in prime locations, but TruAmerica is gobbling up Class-B properties, older buildings in less-fashionable locations.

Builders’ New Power Play: Net-Zero Homes


Net-zero homes that generate more electricity in a year than they use are going mainstream, if the home-building industry has anything to do with it.

An English Country Home in Connecticut

January 23, 2015

This enormous Greenwich, Conn., estate offers a taste of the English Renaissance with modern updates and comfort. The 16,000-square-foot Tudor manor is nestled in an English park landscape.

The 2015 House of the Year


After more than 600,000 votes, readers crown their favorite: The Florida home that sold for $1 and traveled across a bay

Builders’ New Power Play: Net-Zero Homes


Net-zero homes that generate more electricity in a year than they use are going mainstream, if the home-building industry has anything to do with it.

A ‘Fifty Shades’ Condo

January 22, 2015

This apartment has sweeping views of downtown Seattle and is in a building featured in the E.L. James best-sellers

Los Angeles Home With Beauty Parlor Sells for $30 Million


Newly constructed, the roughly 14,700-square-foot Holmby Hills home also has a pool, tennis court and guesthouse with a gym and screening room

Supreme Court Case May Weaken Fair-Housing Act


The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about whether the current system for doling out tax subsidies to developers promotes racial segregation and violates the Fair Housing Act of 1968.

A Lutyens-Inspired Home in Houston

January 21, 2015

This 16,000-square-foot house sits on 3.7 acres and includes cypress beams and antique floors reclaimed from tobacco barns in North Carolina

Spain’s Top Cities Show Signs of Housing Recovery


Spain’s construction sector is expected to make a comeback in 2015 after seven comatose years, largely because of improved housing markets in Madrid and Barcelona. Other areas of the country remain weak.

Larger Home-Builders Show Reflects Industry Optimism


Sales of new and existing homes were lackluster last year, but there is an air of optimism running through this year’s gathering of home builders, contractors and suppliers at the home-building industry’s annual convention in Las Vegas.

The Enduring English Style of Edwin Lutyens


An important member of the Arts & Crafts movement, the British architect is enjoying a revival of interest in his forward-looking designs

New York Real-Estate Firms Tap Chinese Brokers


Most of New York City’s largest real-estate firms have hired Chinese nationals as a growing number of Chinese believe New York condominiums and other properties to be a safe place to invest.

A ‘London Townhouse’ in New York City

January 20, 2015

This duplex Manhattan apartment offers all the charm of a 19th-century London townhouse, with plenty of comfort and space for city life.

A ‘London Townhouse’ in New York City

January 19, 2015

This duplex Manhattan apartment offers all the charm of a 19th-century London townhouse, with plenty of comfort and space for city life.

A ‘London Townhouse’ in New York City

January 18, 2015

This duplex Manhattan apartment offers all the charm of a 19th-century London townhouse, with plenty of comfort and space for city life.

Site of Tragedy Now a Home to Luxury


The Pennsylvania estate where millionaire John du Pont murdered an Olympic wrestler has been razed and remade into a development with million-dollar homes.