12 September 2017

Richard Thomas Selling Alwyn Court Co-op in Manhattan for $3M

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions Richard Thomas, who’s probably best known as the earnest FBI boss on “The Americans,” but whom we’ll always remember as John-Boy on “The Waltons,” has listed his New York City co-op for $3 million, according to Luxury Listings NYC. The two-bedroom, two-bath apartment is located in the historic Alwyn Court building […]

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12 September 2017

In Harvey’s Wake, Houston Rethinks Real Estate Development

Shibani Mahtani/The Wall Street Journal HOUSTON—For years there hadn’t been much debate over how to regulate land use here. Developers in the nation’s fourth-largest city mostly built what they wanted, where they wanted. Now, after Hurricane Harvey killed at least 50 people and caused roughly $180 billion in damage, a battle is shaping up over […]

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12 September 2017

The Price of ‘The Exorcist’ Author’s Maryland Mansion Will Make Your Head Spin

Mark Von Holden/WireImage; realtor.com You might be shocked when you take a look at the recently listed Maryland mansion owned by William Peter Blatty, author of the best-selling 1971 horror fiction “The Exorcist.” The $3.2 million home is located just a few miles from Georgetown, the Washington, DC, neighborhood where Blatty set his novel. Built in 1988, the six-bedroom, […]

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12 September 2017

Summer With the Obamas in 2018? 8 Homes for Sale on Martha’s Vineyard

realtor.com Martha’s Vineyard is the Massachusetts island as renowned for its unspoiled beaches and chill, diverse vibe as it is for its vacationing presidents and summering celebs. Former President Barack Obama made recent headlines when it was rumored he might buy a plot or two of land on the island (although his spokesman, for now, denied it). But you don’t have […]

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11 September 2017

Case Study House in Pasadena Is Newly Restored and Back on the Market

Shawn Bishop Think California modern and, without realizing it, you’re probably picturing a Case Study House. The design initiative that came from Arts and Architecture magazine in 1945 inspired a series of Mid-Century Modern houses, mainly in Los Angeles. The newly restored Case Study House #10 in Pasadena, CA, is on the market for  $2,990,000. “Every surface has […]

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11 September 2017

Oops, Hillary Clinton Has an Extra House! Here’s What She Should Do With It

realtor.com Hillary Clinton is back! After a long hiatus from the spotlight, the former first lady, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and Democratic presidential candidate has returned with a new book—aptly titled “What Happened“—as well as a slew of eye-opening revelations about the past, and what’s to come. Like? In a recent interview with Jane Pauley on CBS’ “Sunday Morning,” […]

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11 September 2017

‘Baywatch’ Co-Creator Selling Malibu Beach House Where It All Began for $8.9M

Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank; realtor.com You could call the Malibu beach house on the market for $8.9 million “The House That ‘Baywatch’ Built.” After all, Gregory J. Bonann, co-creator of the TV series about L.A. lifeguards, lived on the property in the 1970s—when it was just a shack and he was just a lifeguard. But when […]

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11 September 2017

Inside the Government Program That Pays to Rebuild Neighborhoods After a Storm

Spencer Platt/Getty Images When superstorm Sandy hit Toms River, N.J., in 2012, the damage went beyond homes and businesses. The resulting drop in property values—about $2 billion all told—also blew a huge hole in the budget of the coastal New Jersey township. That left Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher with a choice likely to face […]

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11 September 2017

Diamond Supply’s Nick Tershay Wants to Sell His Sparkling L.A. Home

Donato Sardella/Getty Images for REVOLVE Clothing Skateboard pro and entrepreneur Nick Tershay, aka Nicky Diamond, is so ready to skate away from his Hollywood Hills home that he’s trimmed the price from $7,199,000 to $6,995,000 after almost a year on and off the market. The 33-year-old first vaulted to success as a professional skateboarder, then as a designer of skateboard accessories and fashion through his retail […]

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11 September 2017

How Immigrants Are Transforming the American Dream—and Real Estate Along With It

Getty Images; iStock After years of saving up for a down payment, Mexican immigrant Maria Gonzalez, 33, and her husband finally moved out of their Chicago-area rental apartment into their own four-bedroom, two-bathroom house in the city. It wasn’t easy—she works in sales and he owns a mechanical shop, and money was tight. But they managed to […]

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8 September 2017

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Will Devastate Lives. Will They Forever Damage Property Values Too?

Win McNamee/Getty Images It’s looking like a once-in-a-generation hurricane season for the southeastern United States. Harvey has left at least 70 people dead and battered nearly 200,000 homes along the southern border of Texas and Louisiana. Meanwhile, Irma has wrecked several Caribbean islands and is threatening Florida and other portions of the coast with the prospect of […]

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8 September 2017

Baton Rouge Mansion on the Bayou for $5.9M Is Louisiana’s Most Expensive

realtor.com Baton Rouge boasts some of the priciest properties in Louisiana, so it’s no surprise that it’s home to the state’s most expensive home for sale, at $5,995,000. The “Palladio” house beneath live oaks is located in a country club near the bayou, on 3 acres. Built in 1996, the large-scale, classical estate evokes a bygone era—and we’re not talking about before […]

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