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  1. the top line
    Don’t Give Up on Offices Quite YetEven companies like Google that are well suited to remote work understand the value of in-person interactions.
  2. the last great american dynasty
    A Brief History of Taylor Swift’s Rhode Island FeudIt’s hard not to hear the lyric, “Rebekah gave up on the Rhode Island set forever,” as Swift’s own feelings toward my home state.
  3. real estate
    How Much Is COVID-19 Hurting NYC Real-Estate Values?The news for Gotham homeowners is not great — but also not catastrophic.
  4. the top line
    COVID-19 Is Changing Many Things — But Not Apartment RentsEven during this extremely unstable time, the cost to rent a home has so far remained surprisingly stable.
  5. the top line
    Here’s What the Trouble in Commercial Real Estate Means for YouSome of the hits to retail real estate may permanently change how state and local governments fund themselves.
  6. biography of a building
    Exploring a Real-Estate Time Capsule in HarlemInside Graham Court, a Gilded Age rental from the architects behind the Apthorp.
  7. buyer's market
    It’s Time to Get Rid of NYC’s Rental Broker Fees for GoodNew York City is expensive enough, and there are better ways to compensate real-estate agents.
  8. new york city
    Broker Fees Are Back for New York Renters, TemporarilyA state judge halted the new ban until at least March 13, following a lawsuit by New York’s powerful real-estate industry.
  9. real estate
    New York Suddenly Gets Rid of Broker Fees for RentersAn unpleasant staple of moving in the city is going away, though prices probably won’t drop for everyone.
  10. operation varsity blues
    Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Are Randomly Selling Their $28.7 Million MansionIt has nothing to do with their upcoming trial, they promise.
  11. corruption
    Maryland Governor Accused of Rerouting State Funds to Benefit His BusinessIn a state with a history of corruption, the Never Trump hero may have more in common with the president’s business practices than with his politics.
  12. call oprah
    Feast Your Eyes on Dr. Phil’s House of Horrors, on Sale for $5.75 MillionLook at your own peril.
  13. problem solving
    31 Ideas for Renting an Apartment in New YorkCraigslist is a wasteland, Zillow owns everything, so try these slightly off-kilter, in-the-side-door tips instead.
  14. donald trump
    Trump’s Childhood Home Is Back on the MarketAfter failing to sell earlier this year for $2.9 million, the modest Queens home is going up for auction.
  15. cityscape
    The Challenges of Constructing New York’s Tallest Apartment BuildingA conversation with the architects of the 131-story Central Park Tower.
  16. backstories
    The Owner of Taylor Swift’s ‘Cornelia Street’ Apartment Had No Idea Who She Was“She walked in and I’ll never forget this — she said, ‘Oooh, it’s so crafty.’”
  17. real estate
    How Succession Scouts and Designs Its Luxe MansionsIt’s not easy getting the Roy lifestyle exactly right.
  18. mysteries
    Some Brave Soul Bought the New Jersey ‘Watcher’ HouseThe owners sold it at a $500,000 loss.
  19. niche drama
    Imagine Being Petty Enough to Inflict This Ugly Emoji House on Your Enemies“I feel like I’ve been directly attacked with my eyelash extensions.”
  20. anthony weiner
    Is Anthony Weiner Moving Into Huma Abedin’s Apartment Building, or Out of It?Some reports say he’s renting a one-bedroom in the building; others insist he’s moving out for good.
  21. real estate
    The Last Residents of the Hotel BossertWhat’s it like to live in a nearly abandoned building?
  22. business
    How Did WeWork’s Adam Neumann Build a $47 Billion Company?Not by sharing.
  23. sleep overs
    Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn’t Live With Her Husband All the Time, and That’s ‘Ideal’But when she does, he comes to her.
  24. the top line
    Spec Mansions for Billionaires Is Not As Good a Business As It Seemed LikeAbout 50 such houses are currently for sale in L.A., and there isn’t enough dumb money around to buy them all.
  25. real estate
    Time to Have an Existential Crisis Because a Family of Ducks Lives in Your PoolTony Soprano’s house is for sale.
  26. real estate
    Would You Leave Your Life Behind for a House You Saw on Instagram?These people did.
  27. trump tower
    Trump Tower Residents Are Selling Their Condos at a Loss to Get Out: ReportThe president’s midtown flagship is facing a growing vacancy problem, with residents frustrated by the stigma and hassle of living there.
  28. real estate
    Don Jr. Has One Requirement for His New Hamptons HomeHe apparently needs a lot of space for his guns.
  29. today in pandering
    Even Courteney Cox Knows Monica Couldn’t Afford her Friends Apartment in 2019“The One Where My Rent Went Up $12,000.”
  30. real estate
    Leave This Beautiful Blob House Alone!The residents of Hillsborough claim the “Flintstone” house is an “eyesore.” They’re wrong.
  31. leaving neverland
    Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Is Proving Hard to SellEven with a price cut of $69 million, it’ll be hard for buyers to ignore the notoriety.
  32. "real" estate
    Downtown Luxury Condo’s ‘Neighborhood’ Guide Ignores Literally All of ChinatownThe folks living at 25 Park Row are gonna miss out on a whole lot of dumplings.
  33. urbanism
    Hudson Yards Is a Gilded City Straight Out of a Billionaire’s FantasyWhere nothing is ever dirty and everything works, where you can live your perfect life and never have to leave — provided you can pay for it.
  34. urbanism
    How Stephen Ross Became the Most Powerful City-Shaper Since Robert MosesHe’s outmaneuvered, outspent, out-leveraged, and out-sweet-talked his way into the Hudson Yards deal.
  35. bachelor nation
    Arie Luyendyk Jr. Mocks His Poor Bachelor Decision-Making Skills With BillboardsHire him for your realtor needs! Or change your mind!
  36. dealbreakers
    Amazon Bailed — and Restaurant Owners Are Bummed“Conservatively, I’d say we’ve lost $2 million in revenue per location.”
  37. real estate
    Quaint Pennsylvania Home Boasts Luxurious BDSM DungeonIt’s being sold fully furnished.
  38. keeping up with the royals
    The Middleton Sisters’ $2.5 Million London Apartment Is on the MarketThe listing includes plenty of photos of their old place.
  39. Enter to Win a Spot in the Perfect NYC WorkspaceA three-month membership to the NYC WeWork location of your choice is up for grabs.
  40. real estate
    How to Buy a House and Not Go InsaneSorry, we can’t all rent forever.
  41. the top line
    There Is No Crisis of Retail Vacancy in ManhattanYou may have heard the widely circulated statistic that one in five storefronts on the island are empty. You heard wrong.
  42. mysteries
    The Haunting of a Dream HouseA New Jersey family bought their ideal home. But according to the creepy letters they started to get, they weren’t the only ones interested in it.
  43. ask polly
    ‘My Broke Boyfriend Wants Us to Live Together!’No no no no.
  44. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  45. living with money
    ‘I Bought a Brooklyn Apartment on a Librarian’s Salary’A lesson in saving.
  46. Michael Cohen, Whose GoFundMe Is at $165K, Sells NYC Apartments for MillionsDonald Trump’s ex-lawyer is $7 million richer.
  47. jared kushner
    Kushner’s Company Fined $201K for False Housing DocumentsThe company submitted fraudulent construction applications, in an alleged bid to force rent-regulated tenants out of its buildings through harassment.
  48. california
    Rich Absentee Landlords Make a Killing from California’s Prop 13Designed originally to protect middle-class homeowners, California’s Prop 13 is now benefiting rich absentee landlords who inherited their properties.
  49. real estate
    A Roller-Coaster Timeline of Lance Bass’s Attempt to Buy the Brady Bunch HouseIncluding drama with a Property Brother.
  50. Why Trump Is ‘Obsessed’ With Revamping the FBI Building: 5 TheoriesMaybe he thinks FBI personnel deserve only the best. Or maybe he wants to shield Trump International Hotel guests from the hideous view.
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