How to Get Really Rich!

Getting into the right job is the key.

#a-republic-of-equals-a-manifesto-for-a-just-society-book, #doctors, #income, #inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #wages-and-salaries

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The Best States for Retirement in 2021

And the ones you may want to avoid.

#elderly, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #retirement

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André Leon Talley: Eviction, Bankruptcy and Fashion Grift

An attempt to evict the fashion icon shines a spotlight on some of the very blurry lines in fashion.

#conde-nast-publications-inc, #fashion-and-apparel, #malkemus-geroge, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #talley-andre-leon, #white-plains-ny, #yargaitis-anthony, #your-feed-fashion

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House Hunting in the Dominican Republic: A Tropical Compound for $2.5 Million

The nation’s stable economy and expanding tourism market have helped drive international interest right through the pandemic.

#dominican-republic, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #santo-domingo-dominican-republic

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What $1.9 Buys You in California, New York and Tennessee

An early 20th-century house in San Francisco, a one-bedroom condo on Central Park West in Manhattan and a four-bedroom home in Nashville.

#nashville-tenn, #new-york-city, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #san-francisco-calif

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A Perfectly Imperfect House in Miami

The exterior of the 1930s Mediterranean-style home in Coconut Grove was charming. The interior was anything but. This couple was thrilled.

#furniture, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #miami-fla, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restoration-and-renovation

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What $880,000 Buys You in California


A 1916 bungalow in Oakland, a penthouse loft in a converted theater in Long Beach and a ranch house in Pasadena.

#long-beach-calif, #oakland-calif, #pasadena-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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What a Texas Plumber Faces Now: A State Full of Burst Pipes

Since a winter storm and hard freeze swept through the state last week, knocking out power and heat, homeowners have swamped plumbers with urgent repair calls.

#bellaire-tex, #calazans-randy, #cinco-ranch-houston-tex, #houston-tex, #ice, #plumbing, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #snow-and-snowstorms, #texas, #water

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In the Pandemic, Online Home-Buying Picks Up Speed

First-time buyers have the tech-smarts and now the tools to do all or part of their purchase online, sometimes even before seeing their new houses in person.

#computers-and-the-internet, #millennial-generation, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #real-estate-brokers, #united-states

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A Manhattan Apartment That Pays Tribute to the City’s Jazz Age

Inside an early Art Deco building, the designer Martin Brûlé has created an understated homage to New York’s vibrant past — and his own pioneering vision.

#brule-martin-interior-designer, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #midtown-area-manhattan-ny, #nineteen-hundred-twenties, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Pigeon Guys Face Tough Times: ‘Who Has the Money? Who Has the Roof?’

As New York’s working-class neighborhoods shrink, so does the space for keeping pigeons.

#brooklyn-nyc, #pigeons, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #tyson-mike

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If ‘Housing Is a Right,’ How Do We Make It Happen?

For starters, Biden can improve lives right now by recalibrating existing programs.

#affordable-housing, #baltimore-md, #discrimination, #evictions, #housing-and-urban-development-department, #public-and-subsidized-housing, #race-and-ethnicity, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #section-8-housing, #vouchers

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House Hunting in Switzerland: A 17th-Century Farm With Bauhaus Updates

Investors from home and abroad continued to pump money into the Swiss property market last year, keeping demand and prices on the rise.

#real-estate-and-housing-residential, #switzerland, #zurich-switzerland

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The Smart Way to Grow Roses

It’s the season for ordering roses. Here’s how to choose the right ones — and how to grow them sustainably once you’ve got them.

#content-type-service, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #kukielski-peter-e, #new-york-botanical-garden, #pesticides, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Despite Deep Rent Cuts, Essential Workers Are Mostly Left Out

The pandemic has led to deep discounts in New York’s rental market, but the city is still unaffordable for many of the city’s most vital workers

#brooklyn-nyc, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #queens-nyc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #streeteasy

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For a ‘Cobra Kai’ Star, There’s Nothing a Good Basket Won’t Fix

‘I have a hard time saying no to a basket,’ said the actor Courtney Henggeler, explaining her approach to decorating her family’s Long Island rental.

#cobra-kai-tv-program, #content-type-personal-profile, #huntington-ny, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #netflix-inc, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #the-big-bang-theory-tv-program

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$3.2 Million Homes in California

An 1888 Victorian in Coronado, a Mediterranean-style home in Los Angeles and a new house in Redwood City.

#coronado-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #redwood-city-calif

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In and Around Guadalajara, Homes Like Sanctuaries

As the Mexican city has grown into a creative epicenter, architects have built on the legacy of Luis Barragán, constructing residences that encourage introspection.

#architecture, #barragan-luis, #guadalajara-mexico, #jalisco-mexico, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Freed From a Daily Commute, They Looked to the Suburbs

A larger, newer place in the couple’s West New York neighborhood was out of reach. But they didn’t need to be near the Lincoln Tunnel anymore.

#content-type-personal-profile, #east-rutherford-nj, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #west-new-york-nj

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A Chic SoHo Loft Owned by Sela Ward Returns to the Market

The Emmy Award-winning actress and her husband, the entrepreneur Howard Sherman, have used the Crosby Street apartment as a pied-à-terre. They are listing it for $5.795 million.

#lofts, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #soho-manhattan-ny, #ward-sela

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The Californians Are Coming. So Is Their Housing Crisis.

Is it possible to import growth without also importing housing problems? “I can’t point to a city that has done it right.”

#affordable-housing, #boise-idaho, #california, #idaho, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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When Can I Be a House Guest Again?

Vaccines are rolling out, but we still have a long way to go. We asked experts to give us a clue about when we can just go to a friend’s house and hang out.

#coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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The Drawbacks of Living in a Tiny Home During a Pandemic

Lockdowns are harder when you’re stuck in a small space and can’t stockpile food or toilet paper.

#camps-and-camping, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #shutdowns-institutional

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Covid Vaccines as an Amenity

Senior living communities around the country are offering vaccine access as an incentive for moving in.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elderly, #manhattan-nyc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #retirement-communities-and-assisted-living, #vaccination-and-immunization

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The 19th-Century Church One Artist Calls Home

For the painter Angel Otero, a former place of worship in upstate New York is a sanctuary in which to live and work.

#art, #churches-buildings, #content-type-personal-profile, #lehmann-maupin-gallery, #otero-angel-1981, #puerto-rico, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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California Is Making Liberals Squirm

If progressivism can’t work there, why should the country believe it can work anywhere else?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #income-inequality, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #san-francisco-calif, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states-politics-and-government

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$700,000 Homes in Pennsylvania, Missouri and California

A stone house in horse country outside Philadelphia, a Georgian Revival home in Kansas City and a 1907 cottage in Pasadena.

#kansas-city-mo, #malvern-pa, #pasadena-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Living in a Private House With a Public Meaning

A dining room with historic murals in Kennebunkport, Maine, connects its current owners with the past.

#art, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #kennebunkport-me, #murals, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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What’s It Like to Sleep in a Hexagon?

After buying an awkward 1960s house with a clumsy 1980s addition, a couple set about dragging the lakefront property into the 21st century.

#austin-tex, #furniture, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #restoration-and-renovation

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What $1 Million Buys You in California

A 1908 Craftsman bungalow in Pasadena, a midcentury house designed by Cliff May in Long Beach and a Mediterranean-style home in Albany.

#albany-calif, #long-beach-calif, #pasadena-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Shopping for Clamp Lamps

A clamp lamp is the easiest fix when you need to bring light to a dark corner — or a makeshift home office.

#content-type-service, #design, #furniture, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #lighting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Housing Parents in a Pandemic: How About the Backyard?

Wanting to keep older relatives safe and close, families are taking a harder look at the structures known as accessory dwelling units.

#accessory-dwelling-units, #building-construction, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elderly, #families-and-family-life, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #united-states

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Pandemic’s Toll on Housing: Falling Behind, Doubling Up

Eviction moratoriums don’t keep arrears from piling up, and aid to renters may not reach the most vulnerable.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #evictions, #federal-aid-us, #landlords, #law-and-legislation, #nonprofit-organizations, #poverty, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #united-states

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How the Pandemic Left the $25 Billion Hudson Yards Eerily Deserted

The largest private development in U.S. history has attracted marquee companies, but is struggling with unsold luxury condos and a mall barren of shoppers.

#amtrak, #facebook-inc, #foreign-investments, #hudson-yards-manhattan-ny, #metropolitan-transportation-authority, #neiman-marcus-group, #real-estate-commercial, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #related-cos, #ross-stephen-m, #shopping-and-retail, #shopping-centers-and-malls

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick Help Kick Off the 2021 Market

Among the spate of sales downtown last month, Ms. Parker and Mr. Broderick sold their Charles Street townhouse for $15 million.

#broderick-matthew, #condominiums, #greenwich-village-manhattan-ny, #hovnanian-rachel-lee, #luxury-goods-and-services, #new-york-city, #parker-sarah-jessica, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #rockefeller-family, #rockefeller-nelson-aldrich, #sex-and-the-city-tv-program, #sternlicht-barry-s, #west-village-manhattan-ny

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Getting to Know You, Again

The pandemic has sent many people back to their parents’ homes, giving both generations new insight and a chance at a different kind of relationship.

#brooklyn-nyc, #children-and-childhood, #glaser-nikki, #hudson-river-valley-ny, #parenting, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #st-louis-mo, #stratford-conn, #vermont

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Inside 432 Park, a Pinnacle of the Luxury Condo Boom

The wealthy people who paid millions to own units at the supertall tower in Midtown Manhattan have complained about design problems.

#condominiums, #new-york-city, #powell-ricky, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Branden and Rayni Williams, Power Brokers of Beverly Hills

Branden and Rayni Williams sold $700 million of real estate for Rick Hilton’s firm in 2019. Now they’ve left to start their own agency.

#beverly-hills-calif, #content-type-personal-profile, #los-angeles-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #real-estate-brokers, #williams-branden-real-estate-broker, #williams-rayni

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Trump’s Banker at Deutsche Bank Was Ousted for a Real Estate Deal

New regulatory records show the bank found that Rosemary Vrablic had engaged in undisclosed investment activity involving a client.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #deutsche-bank-ag, #kushner-jared, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #trump-donald-j, #vrablic-rosemary-t

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$550,000 Homes in Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Mississippi

A prefabricated modern house in Madison, a brick colonial in Gloucester and a Greek Revival-style home in McComb.

#gloucester-mass, #madison-wis, #mccomb-miss, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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The Down Side to Life in a Supertall Tower: Leaks, Creaks, Breaks

432 Park, one of the wealthiest addresses in the world, faces some significant design problems, and other luxury high-rises may share its fate.

#432-park-avenue-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #billionairesrow-manhattan-ny, #building-construction, #cim-group, #condominiums, #douglas-elliman-real-estate, #elevators-and-escalators, #high-net-worth-individuals, #macklowe-properties, #new-york-city, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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How to Get the Best Workout at Home

Not ready to return to the gym? Here are seven simple tools for strength and conditioning that can help everyone get a healthy start in 2021.

#exercise, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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‘One Property at a Time’: A City Tries to Revive Without Gentrifying

Neighborhoods in Newark are beginning to see a flurry of redevelopment, a decade after the city’s downtown gained vogue.

#abandonment-property, #affordable-housing, #amazon-com-inc, #area-planning-and-renewal, #baraka-ras, #beth-israel-medical-center, #building-construction, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #minorities, #new-jersey, #newark-nj, #nike-inc, #public-and-subsidized-housing, #real-estate-commercial, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #united-states-economy, #whole-foods-market-inc

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$975,000 Homes in California

A four-bedroom house with a pool in Rancho Mirage, a farmhouse on five acres in Petaluma and a one-bedroom condominium in San Francisco.

#petaluma-calif, #rancho-mirage-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #san-francisco-calif

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Making the Most of Their Terrace

During the pandemic, one couple’s outdoor space has served as a living and dining room, kitchen, art and music studio, office, storage unit and gym.

#balconies-and-terraces, #content-type-personal-profile, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate, #upper-west-side-manhattan-ny

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Hamptons Real Estate Market Breaks Records in 2020

The median sale price rose by 40 percent in 2020, while the volume of sales increased 37 percent.

#hamptons-ny, #north-fork-ny, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #southampton-ny

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Instagram Showcases ‘Cheap Old Houses’

Instagram and fans of painstaking renovations have given new life to homes with some history, especially if they’re affordable.

#connecticut, #hgtv, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #home-repairs-and-improvements, #maine, #massachusetts, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #social-media

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Susan Orlean Lists Her Upstate Retreat

The writer’s modern three-bedroom house, lined with wood and stone, comes with a $3.495 million price tag.

#columbia-county-ny, #gallatin-ny, #new-yorker, #orlean-susan, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential

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Join Us in Miami! Love, Masters of the Universe

Silicon Valley techies and Wall Street titans have bought homes and moved businesses there in the pandemic, coaxed by an eager mayor.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #blackstone-group-the, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elliott-management-corp, #entrepreneurship, #miami-fla, #private-equity, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #relocation-of-business, #start-ups, #suarez-francis-x-1977, #venture-capital

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The Joy of Watching Other People Clean

In this corner of YouTube, you can watch someone else clean the house — and you won’t be alone.

#content-type-service, #instagram-inc, #orderliness-and-clutter, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #youtube-com

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