WSJ.com: Real Estate
Historic Home Brings a Touch of France to Texas
This Austin estate sits on more than 5 acres and includes a copy of the Belvedere Pavilion at Versailles
The Ultimate Heirloom
Affluent Americans are increasingly building or buying legacy properties? multimillion-dollar compounds designed to be shared with family now and for generations to come.
Going Pro With Holiday Light-Hanging
L.A. residents are most likely to ask pros for holiday light-hanging services, but homeowners in another city will pay top dollar for the help.
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.
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.
Second Avenue Awaits Plans to Jell
Two luxury high-rises are on the horizon for a small strip of Yorkville. But for now, a handful of the tenement-style buildings stand empty, waiting for construction to begin.
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.
Cushman & Wakefield to Acquire Massey Knakal
Real-estate firm Cushman & Wakefield has agreed to pay about $100 million to acquire Massey Knakal, a boutique brokerage.
The Quest for a Perfect Persian Rug
A carefully chosen Persian rug will last a lifetime, but it?s not just something to cover the floor?it?s a work of art.
Old Vienna Learns to be Modern
A new exhibition shows how the designers Josef Hoffmann and Adolf Loos transformed Viennese style in the early 20th century
Boom in Bolivia Brings Concerns About a Bust
Bolivia, one of Latin America?s poorest countries, is experiencing a spurt in economic growth that has ignited a boom in the real-estate sector.
New Life for an Old Industrial Property -- in Atlanta
Jamestown Properties is bringing a formula to Atlanta that it honed in New York, San Francisco and elsewhere: converting massive industrial buildings into fashionable, mixed-used addresses.
Home-Builder Confidence Declines
A gauge of home-builder sentiment ticked down this month, the latest mixed signal for the U.S. housing recovery.
New York Condo With a Block-Long Terrace To List for $39 Million
The 5,577-square-foot apartment has a terrace that is 192 feet long; a typical city block is about 200 feet
Dennis Miller Lists Beach Home for $22.5 Million
The five-bedroom, 5½-bath shingle-style home sits on more than a half-acre of land with 63 feet of beach frontage on the Pacific Ocean.
When a Mortgage Hinges on Home Values
A home appraisal that comes in low can reduce the amount a home-buyer can borrow for a mortgage; why the loan-to-value ratio matters.
Cedric the Entertainer's 'Monopoly' House
His grandmother?s home in Missouri was small but full of love and humor
How to Buy a Greek Island
About 20 privately owned Greek islands are currently up for sale, some for the first time in generations.
American Realty Capital Chair Resigns
American Realty Capital Properties Inc., the real-estate investment trust that earlier this year disclosed accounting irregularities, said Monday that Chairman Nicholas Schorsch and Chief Executive David Kay have stepped down.
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.
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
Luxe Living in Mallville
Developers are snapping up shopping centers and converting them into mini villages with popular shops, eateries and office space.
'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
A Food Temple in an L.A. Loft
The home of gourmet store owner Joan McNamara fuses industrial grit and European elegance with California sun
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
Hotels Sue L.A. Over Minimum-Wage Law
Two national hotel-industry groups are suing Los Angeles, arguing a recent minimum-wage increase unfairly targets the hospitality business and that certain provisions interfere with federal labor law.
Skyscraping Prices in Manhattan
The Manhattan condominium and co-op apartment market is setting numerous records in 2014 partly thanks to high sales of units costing more than $10 million, according to a new report.