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A Sanctuary Just North of New York City

December 18, 2014

This Harrison, New York home is a serene estate that features open living spaces, a teahouse and Japanese gardens.

A Tiny Apartment Works Twice as Hard


For his 670-square-foot New York apartment, interior designer Amir Khamneipur chose pieces that could do double-duty.

Las Vegas ‘Player’ Gets Bounced From Casino


Stockbridge Capital Partners said Sam Nazarian no longer would be involved in the management of the new SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino that Stockbridge controls.

Elevators Set to Take New Direction


ThyssenKrupp is working on a cable-free elevator that would allow multiple cars to run in the same shaft, and to run sideways and diagonally as well as up and down.

A California Home With Craftsman Details

December 17, 2014

The Poway, Calif., craftsman-style home sits on about 8.4 acres and offers privacy as well as plenty of outdoor entertainment spaces.

Nazarian No Longer Involved in Management of SLS Las Vegas


Stockbridge Capital Partners said Sam Nazarian no longer would be involved in the management of the new SLS Las Vegas hotel and casino that Stockbridge controls.

Miami Condo Project Looks to Lure Chinese Buyers


Miami has been a magnet for wealthy South American home buyers for years. Now, developers are setting their sights set on buyers from China.

Home Building Faltered in November, but Broader Trends Point Up


Housing starts fell 1.6% in November, the latest sign of an uneven housing recovery.

Harlem’s 125th Street Picks Up Momentum


Several retail, residential and commercial real-estate projects are giving new vibrancy to the commercial corridor of Harlem’s 125th Street.

A Luxury Home in Australia

December 16, 2014

This home near the Gold Coast has a swimming pool, a tennis court, a barbecue and entertainment area, and views of the Pacific Ocean.

How to Buy a Greek Island


About 20 privately owned Greek islands are currently up for sale, some for the first time in generations.

A Historic Home from the Old West

December 13, 2014

This adobe house built in 1878 in Lincoln, N.M., retains the charm of an earlier time.

Suze Orman’s Real-Estate Portfolio


The personal finance expert’s practical approach to real estate has resulted in a portfolio that includes New York, the Bahamas and South Africa

How Home Buyers Can Lower Closing Costs


Tips on how home buyers can ease the sticker shock of closing costs, which vary widely across the country.

‘As Seen on TV’ Couple Selling Miami Penthouse for $27.5 Million


Located on the top floors of the Edition residences on Miami Beach, the condo was purchased last year by A.J. and Poonam Khubani, the couple behind the “As Seen on TV” infomercial company Telebrands

Hot Source of Property Funds: Visa Seekers


Developers are raising hundreds of millions of dollars for U.S. building projects through the EB-5 visa program, which offers green cards to foreigners whose investments create U.S. jobs.

A Waterfront Home for Car Enthusiasts

December 11, 2014

The Boca Raton, Fla., home features indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining as well as storage spaces for cars

A Manor Home With History

December 10, 2014

This Long Island, N.Y., home boasts a rich history of owners, including a Vanderbilt, and 25 rooms with modern amenities.

New York’s $500,000-a-Month Apartment Nabs a Tenant


A renter has booked the 39th floor of the Pierre Hotel as well as an additional $150,000-a-month suite on the 10th floor for guests

London Sells New Scotland Yard to Abu Dhabi Buyer


London’s city hall has sold the capital’s famous police headquarters, known as New Scotland Yard, to the Abu Dhabi Financial Group for £370 million ($580 million) as part of a drive to reduce public-sector costs.