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Meticulous Midcentury Reboot
To revive this A. Quincy Jones-designed contemporary in Beverly Hills, the owner took a 'forensic' approach to piecing together its past.
A Grassy Spot in New Hampshire
This earth-sheltered home is built into a hill overlooking miles of forested landscape and mountains; mowing the roof comes with the territory.
Larry Ellison's Fantasy Island
One of the world's richest people, Larry Ellison is known for his colorful exploits. Now he's tackling one of his most ambitious and expensive projects yet: rejuvenating one of Hawaii's smallest inhabited islands
As Cushman CEO Exits, Industry Wonders 'Why?'
The biggest question in New York's commercial real-estate industry last week was what was behind Cushman & Wakefield's announcement that Glenn Rufrano was stepping down as CEO.
The Downsides of Cash
Cash home buyers need to guard their interests.
A Touch of Japan in Connecticut
Japanese influences abound in this home with traditional New England-style shingle exterior overlooking the Long Island Sound.
Redo for FEMA Maps Alters Floodplain Area
Tens of thousands of Jersey Shore homeowners are receiving welcome news that they won't have to raise their homes high into the air to comply with new federal floodplain regulations.
Home Builders' Outlook: 'Good' for First Time Since '06
U.S. home builders reported the best conditions in the housing market since the mid-2000s boom, the latest sign home sales are becoming more robust and will power the U.S. economy this year.
Fears of New Housing Bubble Full of Air
Ahead of the Tape: The numbers don't support the view that another housing bubble is brewing, and two important pieces of data this week on the housing market should underscore that point.
FHA Loss Could Soar in Extreme Scenario
The FHA's projected losses could reach as high as $115 billion over 30 years under a previously undisclosed stress test conducted last year.
In the Tropics, Beware of Creepy Houseguests
Open-air living?homes with spaces open to the outdoors?epitomize life in the tropics. But it also means unexpected roommates like snakes, bats, geckos and flying beetles.
Artificial Grass Enters Residential Turf
After a makeover, artificial grass is showing up in residential driveways, courtyards and high-traffic areas.
Piece of Mount Vernon for $25 Million
Also in Private Properties: Jodie Foster lists her Los Angeles home for $6.399 million, and more.
Creating a Contemporary Home in a Castle
Belgian interior architect Thierry Thenaers helps clients preserve and update castles and stately manors
A Developer's Larger-Than-Life Life
Real-estate developer and investor Jonathan Leitersdorf spares little expense creating luxury on a grand scale for his homes in New York, Tel Aviv and Switzerland: from a hotel to a home with a 12,000-square-foot gym.
Haunted by a Hollywood Starlet
A writer's enchanting afternoon with Patricia Neal ends with a promise of a return visit. But time runs out before the ailing actress can revisit the home she once shared with husband Roald Dahl.
Refinancings Plunge as Bond Yields Rise
A spike in mortgage rates threatens to halt a boom in refinancing that has delivered strong profits for banks over the past two years.
Toll Brothers Offers Some Home Protection
Heard on the Street: This year hasn't been nearly as good to Toll Brothers' stock as it has been for most other home builders. Investors are missing out.
China's Wanda to Expand Overseas
Chinese property conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group plans to expand its luxury real-estate and hotel business overseas, as it builds the world's first Chinese luxury hotel outside of China's mainland.
In San Diego, Politics and Real Estate Mix
A San Diego-appointed panel last year picked Cassidy Turley to renegotiate city office leases, but the new mayor in April gave the job to a well-connected local broker, rankling some. The city this week signed a new lease for a lower rate.
Lease REITs Take a Big Turn
Shares of real-estate investment trusts have been hammered in the past month as interest rates have risen, but few have been hit as hard as companies that own properties leased to single tenants such as fast-food restaurants and convenience stores.
Enlightened Space in New Jersey
Inspired by the Buddhist idea of 'three worlds,' this contemporary home in Princeton is filled with contemplative spaces.
Silverstein Nears First China Project
Larry Silverstein,best known for his role in rebuilding New York's World Trade Center, is close to moving forward with his first major project in China.