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Reverse Migration: Moving to Cities While Others Flee
Suburban homeowners who have profited from the urban exodus during the pandemic are leaving small-town life behind to find out what they have been missing.Kelly Shoul and Alex White spent years trying to get out of their house in York, Pa., only to be told repeatedly by real estate brokers that their only option was to sell at a loss. But when Covi...
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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan
This week’s properties are in Astoria, South Harlem and Bay Ridge.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In Astoria: a one-bedroom, one-bath unit in a five-story former silk mill built in 1912, with a renovated kitchen, new engineered wood flooring and a large terrace, plus building laundry rooms, a gym, a bike room and two ...
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Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut
This week’s properties are a four-bedroom houses in Katonah, N.Y., and Stamford, Conn.Click on the slide show to see this week’s featured properties:In Katonah, N.Y.: a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath, 2,394-square-foot, contemporary-colonial-style house designed by its current owner, with a recently renovated eat-in kitchen, renovated bathrooms, ...
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Where Are Real Estate Taxes Lowest (and Highest)?
A guide to median real estate taxes in all 50 states and Washington D.C.The coronavirus pandemic has closed many doors over the past year, from restaurants to gyms, theaters and offices. But it has also opened some new opportunities thanks to the expansion of video technology and remote work, which employers are now embracing. Demand for new homes ...
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What’s Up With Those Weird-Looking Mushrooms?
You may not expect to see them in your yard, but that doesn’t mean you’ve got trouble. The opposite, in fact.They appear spontaneously, or so it seems, popping up out of the mulch, rising in a single spot on the lawn or bursting from between the pathway pavers like little marshmallows. But there is an intricate master plan at work, just not one to ...
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Paramus, N.J.: Low Taxes and Lots of Shopping
The Bergen County borough may not have a walkable downtown, but residents say the low property taxes and plentiful shopping malls make up for that.For decades, shoppers from miles around have flocked to the mega malls and countless strip centers of Paramus, N.J., making the Bergen County borough a regional retail hub. But for the 26,000 residents w...
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For a Brooklyn Heights Townhouse, a Divine Reinvention
The Greek Revival house, once home to the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor, needed more than just a simple renovation to function in the 21st century.When Steven Holley found his 1834 Greek Revival townhouse in Brooklyn Heights, it seemed almost like divine intervention.“It had been owned by the Roman Catholic Church for about a hundred years, and th...
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Phuket developer touts guaranteed yield strategy
Patong beach in Phuket is deserted because of the pandemic. APINYA WIPATAYOTIN PHUKET: With the pandemic ravaging the tourism industry and slowing the property market on the islands, a local developer is pivoting to a guaranteed yield strategy, aiming to sell to buyers and rent to uncertain workers.Thanusak Phungdet, president of Phuket-base...
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Help! My Apartment Building Is a Movie Set
You can’t stop your landlord from renting out common areas to a film crew, but you can try to get some concessions from the production.Q: Tenants at my New Paltz, N.Y., rental building were recently informed by our landlord that a production crew would be filming scenes for a major motion-picture on the property for four days later this month. No o...
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MQDC’s ‘The Forestias’ readies to open
Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC), one of Thailand’s leading property developers, will commence official sales of its flagship development project - The Forestias - worth 125 billion baht on May 8 with special pricing offered until May 15. A wide range of residential components in The Forestias It will also open the ‘Forest Pavilion’...