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11/27/2014 07:35 PM
Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped
Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.

08/26/2014 06:32 PM
Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.

05/16/2014 09:12 AM
Bedrooms Are Replacing Cubicles
Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.

05/06/2014 04:12 PM
China Central Bank to Step Up Monitoring of Loan Default Risks
China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.

09/21/2013 02:59 AM
Blackstone Seeks to Sell La Quinta
Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.

11/13/2012 02:43 PM
Park Slope Mansion: Never a House Divided
A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.

11/02/2012 04:14 PM
In Marine Park, Lending a Hand Is Routine
Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.

10/18/2012 05:52 AM
Remsen Street Townhouse Uses New Stoop to Conquer
For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.

10/15/2012 03:47 AM
Cape Cod Estate of Former Toy Executive Hits the Auction Block
A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.

09/27/2012 04:26 PM
Silicon Valley Versailles
This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.

09/27/2012 03:30 PM
Italian Villa-Style Home in Los Angeles Lists For $30 Million
An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.

09/24/2012 02:45 PM
Sticking Out in St. Croix
This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.

09/24/2012 02:24 AM
Chelsea Townhouse
This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.

09/24/2012 01:45 AM
A Mansion Revived in Westchester
Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.

09/23/2012 04:16 PM
Beachfront in China's Hawaii
This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.

09/21/2012 06:16 AM
'Real Housewives' Cast Members List Home for $26 Million
"Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.

09/20/2012 04:40 PM
A Private Sydney Harbor
This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.

09/20/2012 01:51 PM
Pulling Out All the Stops in Washington
A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.

09/20/2012 06:43 AM
Miami Home Raises Its Asking Price
A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.

09/20/2012 06:43 AM
Stockholm Living History
Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.

09/20/2012 06:35 AM
A Manhattan Townhouse Sells for $32 Million
A Kauai property featured in "Jurassic Park" lists for $25 million; an East Hampton house cuts its price 25% to $30 million.

09/20/2012 06:34 AM
A River Runs By It
You can fish from just outside the living room of this home on 214 acres near Park City, Utah.

09/20/2012 06:33 AM
Historic Estate, Huge Price Tag
The Silicon Valley estate of Elizabeth Dresser Flood, whose husband was the grandson of Comstock legend James Clair Flood, goes on the market asking $85 million.

09/20/2012 06:30 AM
Longtime Parisian Home of Renoir Asks $9.9 Million
The longtime Parisian home of Renoir asks $9.9 million; a Manhattan townhouse lists for $12.4 million; an Apple executive buys in San Francisco for $17 million.

09/20/2012 06:23 AM
A Frank Lloyd Wright House
This San Anselmo, Calif., house was built in the 1950s from a design by the famed architect.