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When the Neighborhood is Owned by Billion-Dollar Companies

By Mike Schneider | Jul 5
In the decade since the housing boom deflated into a bust, financial firms recognized an investment opportunity in hard-hit areas like Orlando suburb Piedmont Park.

Two LGBT Senior Housing Developments To Be Built in NYC

Jul 1
SAGE and other groups have announced the development of New York City's first senior housing with services designed specifically for the LGBT community.

Gracy Kelly's Childhood Home Up For Sale

Jun 27
The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is on the market.

10 Years After Housing Peak: U.S. Is More of a Renter Nation

By Josh Boak and Jennifer Kay | Jun 21
It's a troublesome story playing out across America in the 10 years since the housing bubble peaked and then burst in a ruinous crash: As real estate has climbed back, homeowners are thriving while renters are struggling.

Wealthy Next-Door-Neighbor is Buying Playboy Mansion

By John Rogers | Jun 7
Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion is about to acquire a new owner - the wealthy businessman who lives next door.

NYC Trophy Apartment Could List for $250M

By Verena Dobnick | May 29
Billionaires' Row: That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments.

Agents Say Real Estate Market Isn't As Fun As It Used To Be

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | May 26
Real estate agents are flummoxed by a housing market that's still trying to recover a decade after its historic collapse.

Agrihoods Take Root

By Michelle Locke | May 18
Feeding off the continuing interest in eating fresh, local food, developers are ditching golf courses and designing communities around farms, offering residents a taste of the pastoral life - and tasty produce, too.

Realtor Product Placement on 'Modern Family' Takes Ads to New Level

By David Bauer | May 6
If Phil Dunphy's insistence that he's a Realtor and not a real estate agent on "Modern Family" this week seemed a little odd, be aware that ABC was paid to make that distinction.

Thinking Inside the Box: Shipping Container Homes

By Terry Tang | Apr 29
A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box. The structures usually used to transport cargo have been transformed into eight apartments.

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