WSJ.com: Real Estate
Unbridled Luxury in New Jersey
This 127-acre equestrian estate with a 20,000 square foot home is listed for just under $35 million.
Student Housing Goes Upmarket
Real-estate analysts are worried that the recent foreclosure of a housing complex for James Madison students is a sign that the flood of new student housing is starting to squeeze out smaller owners.
Smaller Mortgage Lenders Lead
Big banks have been retrenching from the mortgage business recently, leaving smaller players to pick up larger chunks of business, and benefitting consumers in some places.
Shift on Nonconforming Mortgages
Some of the nation's largest banks will offer loans that don't conform to new gold-standard lending definitions under sweeping mortgage regulations set to take effect next month, reversing course after industry leaders had earlier suggested that banks might further curtail lending.
New Museum Taps Connector to Lead Its Startup
The New Museum named Julia Kaganskiy, a rising star on New York's art-and-technology scene, to lead its foray into the startup world.
Enticing the Competition
A relatively new player in the New York commercial-brokerage business is planning to use an old tool to poach top talent away from rival firms: signing bonuses.
'Hope Trade' Is Under a Cloud of Doubt
Analysts are having doubts about the annual hope trade, in which investors bid up the stocks of home builders each winter in anticipation of a robust spring season for home sales.
Unconventional Condo Financing
If a condo doesn't qualify for traditional financing, here are some alternatives
The B&B Trophy Home
Healthy demand for intimate lodging is spurring a new generation of investor-innkeepers who are ditching frilly decor for sleek, high-tech furnishings.
50-Room French Castle Asks $17 Million
Ty Cobb's Lake Tahoe home goes on the market for $6.5 million; a historic Hamptons estate sells for $28 million; Jeffrey Donovan, star of the television spy drama "Burn Notice," puts a Miami condo up for sale
The Homes That Hatched the '60s
As a boy, artist Peter Max learned to sketch in a pagoda-style house in China. Then he moved to Israel, Paris and New York, where he shuttled between a spacious apartment and studio, imagining a Day-Glo world.
Are Adjustable Rates Worth the Risk?
Today's low interest rates and healthier housing markets are prompting wealthy borrowers to stick with variable-rate mortgages after the fixed-rate period ends.
The Four-Legged Contingency
As the housing market strengthens, emboldened sellers are making all sorts of highly specific demands: No Fiffi, no sale
Japan's Big Ski Adventure
Niseko resort is attracting hundreds of millions of dollars for development of luxury properties.
Break Out of the Poinsettia Rut
Wary of holiday clichés, floral designer Lindsey Taylor considers some more distinctive ways to deck your halls.
This Loan Is No Vacation
Wealthy borrowers hunting for vacation homes find skeptical mortgage lenders at every turn; is there a rental plan hiding in that chalet?
Chinese Developer Buys Malaysian Parcels
Guangzhou R&F Properties has agreed to acquire six parcels in Malaysia for $1.39 billion, becoming the latest Chinese property developer to expand abroad.
New Funds for Virtual Tours Firm
Startup company View the Space, which creates virtual commercial-property tours and collects leasing data for landlords, has landed a $7 million round of venture financing.
Blackstone Books Profit With Hilton Hotels
Blackstone has boosted its investment in Hilton Worldwide not by expanding the empire of company-owned hotels but by renting out its brand names, like Hampton Inn, to franchisees.
Call-Center Space Gets Makeover
PNC and other companies are upgrading space used for U.S. call-center operations in an effort to recruit?and keep?employees to handle more-complex customer questions and problems.