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Napa Valley Estate to List at $27.5 Million

The 40-acre Pritchard Hill estate is surrounded by vineyards and offers picturesque views of the Valley


Own a Private Winery

After a career in business, some former execs are buying hobby vineyards. While they can savor the fruits of their labor, hungry caterpillars and foul weather loom.


John Legend Lists in Los Angeles for $1.995 Million

The Hollywood Hills house has three bedrooms, one of which Mr. Legend uses as a studio where he wrote and recorded several of the songs on his current album, “Love in the Future.”


A Fido-Friendly Caribbean Estate Lists for $48 Million

Dallas investor Robert Haas and his wife Candice named the home they built “Oliver’s Cove,” after the first of their many rescue dogs


Don Johnson to List in Montecito for $14.9 Million

The ‘Miami Vice’ star and his wife paid $12.5 million for the house last year


A Winning Farmhouse Renovation

With a crack design team, a Manhattan couple invests in an 1830s clapboard home—and scores a weekend getaway that gently mixes tradition and modernity.


A Great Room Gets More Livable

If you’re faced with a dauntingly cavernous room, the best approach is to divide and conquer—as in this inviting three-living-zones solution.


A Pennsylvania Mansion---Gargoyles and Mermaids Included

Pat Croce, former president of the Philadelphia 76ers, is auctioning off his Villanova estate


What's the Deal: News Digest

A roundup of commercial property news from across the tri-state region.


To Residents, Ho-Ho-Kus Means Good Things

Ho-Ho-Kus residents prize the borough’s sense of civic engagement, where many volunteer for local committees or organizations, including the fire department.


J.P. Morgan Seeks Tax Aid on Buildings

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. has approached New York City with a request for tax breaks and other incentives to help build a new two-tower headquarters on Manhattan’s far West Side.


Newmark's Grand Leasing Assignment

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank has landed the high-profile leasing assignment for Grand Central Terminal’s retail space, a coup for the company which has made retail a priority in its global expansion.


Preservationists Stymie a Developer's Comeback

Georgia developer Ben Carter, who is rebounding from a high-profile loss of a $400 million Atlanta project during the downturn, has run into a different kind of headache with his current plan to overhaul one of Savannah’s major commercial corridors: preservationists.


Developer Ratner Takes Stage With Brooklyn's Barclays Center

Forest City Ratner’s executive chairman, Bruce Ratner, who played a major role in the transformation of Brooklyn and Harlem, talks about the future of real-estate development.


Office Buildings Go Up on Mere Speculation

Office projects are going up in London and elsewhere in Europe without the usual prerequisite of confirmed tenants, as investors embrace higher risk.


Coconut Grove House To List for $65 Million

On nearly 7 acres, the house will be one of the priciest on the market in the Miami area


Big New York Townhouse Asks $48 Million

The unusual, roughly 65-foot-wide structure was created out of two older buildings.


Scoring a Home Loan Gets Easier

Bullish mortgage lenders are lowering the minimum FICO scores borrowers need to get a jumbo loan.


Leon Panetta on the Family Farm

The former Defense Secretary on how a fruit stand on his family’s California farm launched his career


Ted Turner Lists Private Island for $23.777 Million

Off the coast of South Carolina, St. Phillips Island is reachable only by boat and has two dwellings on it.


Own a Home in City Hall

Hundreds of London’s public buildings are being sold off to bolster Britain’s finances. The result: luxury apartments in former town halls, firehouses and military outposts.


An Ode to the Can-Do Spirit

Robert Pamplin has turned his 400-acre estate in Sherwood, Ore., into an embodiment of his personal philosophy


For Real-Estate Investors, It's Out With the Old

As foreign investors and pension funds push up prices for top-quality, low-vacancy office buildings, Boston Properties, one of the nation’s largest owners of existing office space is shifting gears.


Bill Gates Buys Jenny Craig's California Horse Farm for $18 Million

Known as Rancho Paseana, the approximately 228-acre property is about 20 minutes north of San Diego


A Dramatic Entrance Guaranteed

Folded like origami or standing tradition on its head, the staircase climbs the architectural ladder


How to Talk Back to Cash

Home buyers in a bidding war often lose out to all-cash offers. But with these strategies, borrowers can win the house in the end.


Mortgage Rates Below 4%

Mortgage rates this week fell to their lowest level since June 2013, mortgage-finance company Freddie Mac said Thursday, as the jitters being felt in the stock and bond markets ripple throughout the economy.


Many on Renwick Street Embrace Development

Renwick Street, one of a few, largely hidden one-block streets in Manhattan, is coming out from the shadows with a burst of new development construction.


Stamford Tower Feels Office Market Drag

The weak Stamford, Conn., office leasing market is creating a headache for 400 Atlantic St., an office tower operated by Landis Group.


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