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Foreign Buying of U.S. Homes Suffers Record Drop
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Foreign Buying of U.S. Homes Suffers Record Drop

Foreign purchases of U. S. homes have dropped by half over the last two years, a fresh blow to the top end of the market in New York City, Miami...

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Locals Try Helping a Troubled Neighbor—a Bear With a Trash Lid Stuck Around Its Neck
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Locals Try Helping a Troubled Neighbor—a Bear With a Trash Lid Stuck Around Its Neck

Ringo, in Ely, Minn., got his nickname because of a trash can lid stuck around his neck. Ringo weighs several hundred pounds and is digging through...

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FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities
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FDIC Plan Would Ease Requirement for Banks Selling Mortgage Securities

Freddie Mac. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Tuesday released a plan that would ease disclosure requirements implemented in 2010 after the...

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U.S. Retail Sales Rose Solidly in June
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U.S. Retail Sales Rose Solidly in June

American shoppers increased their spending in June, wrapping up a solid quarter for the resilient U. S. consumer despite perceived headwinds from...

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Neighbors Face Off Over Texas’ Other Lucrative Resource
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Neighbors Face Off Over Texas’ Other Lucrative Resource

Aquifer water is pumped into an irrigation canal at a Williams property this month near Fort Stockton, Texas. Aquifer water is pumped into an...

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Landlords Challenge New York’s Rent-Control Law in Federal Court
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Landlords Challenge New York’s Rent-Control Law in Federal Court

Landlord groups on Monday filed a U. S. constitutional challenge to New York's rent regulations, alleging that state and city governments had, in...

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Prologis to Buy Warehouse Owner Industrial Property Trust
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Prologis to Buy Warehouse Owner Industrial Property Trust

Prologis Inc. The deal with IPT includes an operating portfolio of 236 properties and expands the company's position in Southern California, the...

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China GDP; U.S. Retail Sales and Housing Starts
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China GDP; U.S. Retail Sales and Housing Starts

In the week ahead, China will release GDP data and the U. S. will publish fresh retail sales, housing starts and consumer sentiment figures. Monday...

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Wisdom of crowds? Ordinary Americans beat ‘experts’ in predicting mortgage rates
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Wisdom of crowds? Ordinary Americans beat ‘experts’ in predicting mortgage rates

We've updated Watchlist! The changes include a new, responsive design featuring extended-hours data and more news. Learn More If you've ever locked...

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Cairo’s Zamalek is A Quieter Neighborhood—But It’s Far From Sleepy
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Cairo’s Zamalek is A Quieter Neighborhood—But It’s Far From Sleepy

Zamalek, the Egyptian island floating placidly in the Nile River alongside the capital city of Cairo, is an old-world oasis with a decidedly...

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Ken Behring, Real Estate Baron, Found Joy in Giving Away Wheelchairs
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Ken Behring, Real Estate Baron, Found Joy in Giving Away Wheelchairs

To establish himself as a used-car dealer in the late 1940s, Ken Behring rented a muddy field along a highway in Monroe, Wis., and converted a...

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Northern Ireland Sees Biggest Rental Price Increases in U.K.
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Northern Ireland Sees Biggest Rental Price Increases in U.K.

Rents are on the rise across the U. K., according to HomeLet's latest rental index released Thursday. The price of renting a flat is up 1.8%...

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New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform
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New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform

NEW YORK-A longtime New York City practice that promoted homeownership, transformed neighborhoods and enriched thousands of middle-class renters is...

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Opportunities in Direct Real Estate Investing
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Opportunities in Direct Real Estate Investing

For U. S. commercial real estate investment opportunities, head to the Sunbelt. Particularly Dallas; Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C....

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Onassis Family’s Former London Flat Asks £25 Million
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Onassis Family’s Former London Flat Asks £25 Million

A London flat that once belonged to Artemis Onassis, the sister of billionaire Aristotle Onassis, is ready for a new owner. The property, on...

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Quadruplex Apartment in Mayfair Hits the Market With £10.75 Million Price Tag
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Quadruplex Apartment in Mayfair Hits the Market With £10.75 Million Price Tag

A modern apartment in central London that spans four floors of a Queen Anne Revival-style building hit the market Monday asking £10.75 million (US...

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Second Homes in Corsica Increase Property Values; Design Businesses in the South Thrive, and More
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Second Homes in Corsica Increase Property Values; Design Businesses in the South Thrive, and More

Stamp Duty Change Could Boost Prime Property Market in London Proposed changes to stamp duty tax thresholds in London could give a significant...

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Fine Wine Consumers Could Benefit From Supreme Court Ruling
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Fine Wine Consumers Could Benefit From Supreme Court Ruling

A late June ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court on retail wine sales in Tennessee could be a boon to wine collectors across the country. The case,...

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Onassis Family’s Former London Flat Asks £25 Million
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Onassis Family’s Former London Flat Asks £25 Million

A London flat that once belonged to Artemis Onassis, the sister of billionaire Aristotle Onassis, is ready for a new owner. The property, on...

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New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform
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New York Condo Conversions Near the End, a Casualty of Rent Reform

A longtime New York City practice that promoted homeownership, transformed neighborhoods and enriched thousands of middle-class renters is...

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A Five-Bedroom Apartment in a New Condo Conversion on Manhattan’s Upper West Side
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A Five-Bedroom Apartment in a New Condo Conversion on Manhattan’s Upper West Side

This five-bedroom apartment is one of 13 luxury residences in a new condo conversion by Tamarkin Co. of a Beaux Arts former school on Manhattan's...

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What Socialism Meant for My Great-Grandfather
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What Socialism Meant for My Great-Grandfather

My great-grandfather wasn't a wealthy man, but he was relatively well-to-do by the standard of his time. He lived in a small village on the east...

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The Best Zip Code in America for Baby Boomers
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The Best Zip Code in America for Baby Boomers

Call them boomtowns-for boomers. In certain spots across America, a very high percentage of the population is made up of baby boomers (defined as...

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Spurred by Amazon, Supermarkets Try Swapping Cashiers for Cameras
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Spurred by Amazon, Supermarkets Try Swapping Cashiers for Cameras

LONDON-A man strolled down the candy aisle of a grocery store in England last month, picked up a bar of chocolate and stashed it in his back pocket...

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Indians Hunt Through the Night for Water as a Megacity Runs Dry
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Indians Hunt Through the Night for Water as a Megacity Runs Dry

Residents of a housing complex in Chennai draw water from a common tap. Population growth, poor planning and increasingly erratic monsoon rains...

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A 3,900-Acre Ranch in Wyoming with Ponds and Stables to Hit Auction Block
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A 3,900-Acre Ranch in Wyoming with Ponds and Stables to Hit Auction Block

The home has a fishing pond on the property. The home has a fishing pond on the property. The home has a fishing pond on the property. A 3,900-acre...

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Design Team Touts Novel Plan for Brooklyn Waterfront
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Design Team Touts Novel Plan for Brooklyn Waterfront

A team of architects, designers and engineers have devised a novel plan to repurpose 10 fallow oil tanks located on prime Brooklyn waterfront that...

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Rental Demand Up Across Prime London
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Rental Demand Up Across Prime London

Super-prime rental properties across prime central and outer London had a record start to the year, according to a report Tuesday from Knight Frank...

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Maya Lin-Designed Apartment Sells in New York City
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Maya Lin-Designed Apartment Sells in New York City

A 4,500-square-foot apartment in The Curzon House on the Upper East Side of Manhattan sold last week for $8.1 million, according the Sotheby's...

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Retail Stocks’ Punishing Year Just Keeps Getting Worse
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Retail Stocks’ Punishing Year Just Keeps Getting Worse

Four of the five worst-performing S&P 500 stocks in the first half of the year were retailers. A few days into the second half of 2019, there is no...

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