WSJ.com: Real Estate
Tropical Charm in Thailand
This teak-wood Thai-style house in Hua Hin, Thailand, includes six bedrooms, a swimming pool and a lush garden.
Japanese Pension Funds Move Slowly Into Real Estate
Some of Japan's pension funds are moving into the country's newly hot real-estate market in search of higher profits.
Toll Brothers Hits Limits of Luxury-Home Prices
Toll Brothers reported a 10% decline in sales contracts in recent weeks, which analysts and even the company partly attributed to sticker-shock on the part of consumers.
Dialing Up Dollars
The New York Telephone Company left a legacy in brick and mortar that is being sold off building by building.
Are Seller Concessions Required?
A reader asks if sellers must give buyers money toward closing costs and other expenses to help seal the deal.
Gracie, a Home Again
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and his family have decided to leave their Park Slope row house and move into Gracie Mansion, turning the Manhattan estate into a home again for the first time in 12 years.
City Is Lacing Up Its Skates
New ice could be in store for an abandoned skating rink where Kennedy children once etched figure eights alongside young residents of central Brooklyn.
MetLife, UDR Plan San Francisco High-Rise
Insurance giant MetLife and real-estate company UDR agreed to build a $317 million high-rise residential development in San Francisco.
The Coming Wave of Honest Real-Estate Ads
Joe Queenan: 'Fabulous Fargo'? Joe Queenan asks: Why do real-estate listings continue to use hyperbolic language that is totally out of step with the times?
Luxury Homeowners Hope to Score During Super Bowl
High-end New York metro-area digs, even yachts, are being offered for thousands a day in rent, but aspiring landlords face a long shot.
For $101.9 Million, a French Villa Could Be Yours
A villa in the French Riviera lists for $101.9 million; a penthouse in Manhattan's Puck Building sells for $27.5 million; and a historic waterfront property in Annapolis, Md., hits the market for $13.1 million.
Andrea Bocelli and La Dolce Villa
The Italian singer-songwriter's three-story home on Italy's Tuscan coast is his retreat from concert tours.
Homes Under the Hammer
Lured by hopes of a bargain or a speedy sale, more people are braving the auction market to buy and sell high-end properties.
2013: Luxury Lending Made Easy
A housing-market upturn means lenders are luring some upscale home buyers with tempting deals on mortgages; incentives include lower rates and looser qualifying rules, but wealthy home buyers should consider the cost of concessions.
These Dens Are Smoking
Tobacco aficionados are creating retreats where they can enjoy their cigars and pipes while keeping the air clear elsewhere
Home Design Gets in the Green Zone
Manufacturers are making it easier for homeowners to be eco-friendly with designs that are sustainable and sleek. Here's a look at some of the most interesting on the market.
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.
House of the Day 2013: Amenities Edition
From a 'Da Vinci Code'-inspired trap door to a life-size train set equipped for cocktail parties, we review some of the most notable amenities featured in House of the Day.
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
Hotel Boom in South Korea Sparks Concern
A record number of foreign tourists visiting South Korea has fueled in Seoul a hotel boom. But some say an overreliance on visitors from China and Japan leaves the country vulnerable to future overcapacity.
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.