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Babe Ruth’s Former Digs for Sale

March 5, 2015

The Saint Petersburg, Fla., home where the Sultan of Swat lived during spring training has been listed for $2.995 million.

Comedian Chris Elliott on His Quirky Homes

The star of “Cabin Boy” reflects on his childhood townhouse, his famous father and his current home with an odd past.

Silicon Valley’s Land Rush

Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies are on a real-estate buying binge, paying premium prices to make sure they have enough space for future expansion.

Superrich Hunt for Trophies in London Property Market

The global superrich are making the purchase of trophy commercial properties in London much more competitive.

Fire Island Keeps Its Spark

Three years after superstorm Sandy, Fire Island continues to rebuild. Prices remain flat—good news for anyone looking to buy a summer getaway.

A Suburban Dream Home in New York City

March 4, 2015

This Manhattan townhouse was transformed from a state of disrepair to a light-filled, modern property with all the indoor and outdoor space and amenities of a suburban home.

Investors Bet on London Commuter Line

The dowdy, down-on-its heels end of London’s otherwise tony Oxford Street could soon get a new lease on life with the arrival of a commuter rail line.

Australia Orders Chinese Firm to Sell Sydney Mansion

Australia ordered the sale of a Sydney mansion it alleges was illegally bought by Chinese investors last year, opening a new front-line in its battle to curb a flow of foreign money contributing to rising home prices.

Low-Budget Motel 6 Gets In on Lodging Boom

Record sales prices for luxury properties and an explosion of lifestyle brands have marked the recent hotel boom. But low-budget Motel 6 is enjoying some of the industry’s strongest growth.

Modern Design in the Philippines

March 3, 2015

This three-level home in Manila has an interior design featuring local hardwood and abundant natural light.

Own a Canyon in Colorado, Lodge and Shooting Range Included

February 28, 2015

This approximately 15,000-acre ranch was built as a family retreat with room for hunting and fishing.

A Hamptons-Style Home in Australia

February 27, 2015

This estate, a little more than an hour’s drive from Melbourne, includes landscaped gardens, a swimming pool and a guest cottage.

Condos Fused to Solve Space Crunch

Combining two condos to make one large unit adds coveted square footage. But the combo-condo boosts property values as well.

A Saudi Prince’s New York Nest Is Listing for $48.5 Million

The triplex apartment of Prince Nawaf bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud includes three bullet-proof panic rooms and a sushi island bar.

When to Refinance

A surprise interest-rate drop in January spurred a record number of homeowners to refinance. What you should know when rates fall again.

Greta Van Susteren Cuts the Price on Her Maryland Home

The Fox News host and husband John Coale are seeking $1.825 million for their 18th-century Annapolis house.

A Modern, Minimalist ‘Miniature Museum’ for $2.395 Million

February 26, 2015

A visual artist in Santa Barbara, Calif., has created his own ‘architectural art piece’ on a street ravaged by the 2008 Montecito Tea Fire.

A Saudi Prince’s New York Nest Is Listing for $48.5 million

The triplex apartment of Prince Nawaf bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud includes three bullet-proof panic rooms and a sushi island bar.

A Riverfront Home in New Zealand

February 25, 2015

This modern house with unobstructed river views has relaxing outdoor areas, a large master wing and a self-contained guest area.

Two Beverly Hills Homes for $23 Million

The homes share a property once owned by Bert Schneider, who produced the anti-war film ‘Hearts and Minds’ and counterculture classic ‘Easy Rider.’