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Donald Trump Sells NYC Penthouse For $21 Million

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.28.2015 | HuffPost Home

   There's one view of Donald Trump's we wouldn't mind having for our own: the one from his just-sold New York City penthouse. The...

Top 5 Real Estate Lawsuits Aspiring Landlords Need to Know

Andrew Lieb | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Andrew Lieb

There are so many get-rich-quick schemes for investing hard-earned savings in real estate to generate a huge passive income through rentals. Wake up -- nothing in life is always roses, and not everyone can be Kiyosaki's Rich Dad.

Does Your Real Estate Broker Really Work For You?

Andrew Lieb | Posted 06.30.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

After spending a few weekends visiting me on the east end of Long Island, my mother suddenly got the Hamptons bug and wanted to go house shopping.

5 Amazing Man Caves for Every Dad

Redfin | Posted 06.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

This Father's Day, skip the greeting card and give him what he really wants; a cold beverage, a big TV, and a room to call his own. Luckily, we've done most of the work for you by rounding up five of the best man caves that are currently on the market.

Developers Build for Niche Buyers

Toni Haber | Posted 05.26.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Niche clientele. Developers of New York City's residential real estate market have been designing properties suited for buyers with a specific focus, including the health-centric buyer and the swimming buyer.

New Yorker's Seek Manhattan Suburbs But Not at the Hamptons' Expense

Toni Haber | Posted 05.18.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

As New York's wealthy flock to the city and millennials trade in their apartments downtown for the Upper East Side, the residential makeup of New York's neighborhoods is experiencing a reversal.

5 Ways Rich People Save Money on Real Estate Transactions

Andrew Lieb | Posted 05.14.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

When all is said and done, a savvy seller recoups tens of thousands of dollars in prepayments if everything is documented and adjusted. Capital gains tax is generally payable by a seller incident to the sale of a home.

The Redesigned Townhouse for Maximum Privacy and Convenience

Toni Haber | Posted 06.01.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Fantasy meets reality. The seclusion of a private residence with the amenities of a full-service building may be the most desirable living situation in the constantly active and congested New York City.

Individuality Desired in Homes Across America

Toni Haber | Posted 05.26.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The individuality demanded in homes today evokes the past times of architectural prominence when revered architects, such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson were commissioned to build spec homes for America's elite.

Why Buy A Vacation Home When You Can Buy An Entire Vacation Island?

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.23.2015 | HuffPost Home

For any snow birds looking for the perfect Florida home, you might want to check out Little Bokeelia Island. We're pretty sure it's paradise. The p...

Is This The Most Relaxing Home On Earth?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 03.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

In Buddhism, nirvana is believed to be a transcendent state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self. In real estate, it's the n...

As Luxury Real Estate Grows, Its Classification Blurs

Toni Haber | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Luxury -- defined by Miriam-Webster as both "a condition of great comfort, ease, and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available." While New York City is without a doubt experiencing a wave of luxury real estate boasting affluence and amenity, the breadth of properties defined by this category lingers as a paradox.

You've Probably Seen This Home In Tons Of Music Videos And Movies

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.03.2015 | HuffPost Home

You may never have stepped foot in this house, but chances are you've seen it. Though 33583 Mulholland Highway in Malibu might sound like just another...

What Affluent Renters Consider Before Securing a High-End Summer Home in the Hamptons

Andrew Lieb | Posted 03.29.2015 | New York
Andrew Lieb

Unless the renter completely understands the characteristics of each of the villages and hamlets that comprise the east end, the key to securing a great summer rental is to hire a real estate brokerage that has offices throughout the twin forks of LI.

Miley Cyrus Selling Family Home for $5.995 Million

Redfin | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
Redfin

"Hannah Montana" star Miley Cyrus just listed her family's Los Angeles home for $5.995 million. The six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom abode is in the affluent area of Toluca Lake and was designed by famed architect Bob Easton.

'Year of the Condo'

Toni Haber | Posted 03.15.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The increase in new developments is predicted to make a significant mark in the climate of the market. Not only will sales on new units start to slow as buyers weigh their many options before signing, but also the price and tier of the units will be affected.

Manhattan's Luxury of Accessibility

Toni Haber | Posted 06.10.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Collaboration between retailers and their restaurant counterparts is not foreign to the major players in New York City shopping. But recently, individual stores have branched into dining as well. A major motivating factor of this trending collaboration is to encourage traditional shopping.

LOOK: The Gorgeous Hawaii Rentals Obama Should've Booked

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.31.2014 | HuffPost Home

We get why the Obama family loves going to Hawaii every year for Christmas, but after seven years of renting a place on the same island (Oahu) and in ...

5 Unique Roof Designs

Redfin | Posted 02.16.2015 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

Earlier this month was National Roof over Your Head Day. To celebrate, we at Redfin decided to feature five homes for sale with unique roof designs. Each one is a work of art, with an architectural design you won't find anywhere else.

Developers Stepping Up With Unprecedented Originality

Toni Haber | Posted 02.02.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Just when ultra-luxury amenities seem to have reached their peak, developers strive a bit higher. Perhaps the most original feature of newly developed condos is the expansion of the traditional use of floor-to-ceiling windows.

The Impact of a Doorman Felt on Cost and Value

Toni Haber | Posted 01.20.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

The doorman: an invaluable amenity that comes at a hefty price. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the impact of having a doorman on the cost of units in a building in New York City.

Jake Gyllenhaal Sells Home He Owned for Nearly 10 Years

Redfin | Posted 01.19.2015 | Celebrity
Redfin

Actor Jake Gyllenhaal just sold off his Los Angeles property for $3,262,500. The Hollywood star purchased the home back in 2005 for $2.5 million, around the same time of the release of his movie "Jarhead."

5 Luxurious Billiard Rooms

Redfin | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

The 2014 World Billiards Championship officially kicked off on Oct. 17 in Leeds, U.K. As players around the world chalked their cues, we searched through listings of homes for sale to find the ultimate places to play.

Mom-to-Be Mila Kunis Unloads Home for $3.825M

Redfin | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Redfin

The very-pregnant Mila Kunis may be ready to pop, but that didn't stop her from selling off her Los Angeles property this past week for $3.825 million.

5 Homes With Sweet Rides

Redfin | Posted 10.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Redfin

It's one thing to feature an impressive garage in a listing photo, but these homes for sale showcase much more than just a fancy parking spot! Check out these five properties that are sure to get your engine going, all featuring some pretty sweet rides. On your mark, get set, GO!