Big Ticket: N.Y.’s Top Sales and Listings in March

March's top sales include the former home of George Malkemus.

$900,000 Homes in Rome

A one-bedroom apartment near the Trevi Fountain, a two-bedroom duplex on the western edge of town, and a spacious pied-à-terre across from the Basilica of Santa Cecilia.

Rent Parties During the Harlem Renaissance Hinted at a Period of Survival

During the Harlem Renaissance, some Black people hosted rent parties, celebrations with an undercurrent of desperation in the face of racism and discrimination.

On the Upper West Side, a Good Kitchen and Room to Grow: Which Home Did They Choose?

Looking to explore a new neighborhood in Manhattan and create a better work setup, a couple embarked on a search for a prewar two-bedroom.

Higher Home Prices Means Higher Property Taxes

Real estate taxes on single-family homes increased about 24 percent from 2019 to 2023.

A Building With Possibilities, on East 77th Street, Is Listed for $18 Million

The estate of Maurice Kanbar, an entrepreneur, is selling his Upper East Side home. There is an art gallery on the first two floors and four vacant rental apartments upstairs.

Homes for Sale in New York and New Jersey

This week’s properties are five-bedroom homes in Paramus, N.J., and Chappaqua, N.Y.

Homes for Sale in Manhattan and on Staten Island

This week’s properties are in Manhattan Valley, Hell’s Kitchen and St. George.

The Homeowners Who Beat the National Association of Realtors

Six home sellers in Missouri successfully argued that the powerful real estate trade group’s rules on commissions forced them to pay inflated fees.

How a Settlement Could Change the Housing Industry

After several lawsuits brought by home sellers, the rules around buying and selling properties are about to change.

$750,000 Homes in Pennsylvania, Maine and Louisiana

A converted 1840 schoolhouse in Phoenixville, a one-bedroom condominium in Portland and a two-story house in New Orleans.

How to Give Your Foyer a Spring Makeover

Your entryway has been working hard all winter. But it’s a new season: Time to lighten things up.

Why Japanese Maples Are an Obsession for Gardeners

You won’t stop at just one, once you discover what they can do for your garden: “People get obsessed.”

A New Law Would Remove Many Architectural Protections in Miami Beach

Lawmakers say preservationists held too much power over decisions on whether buildings should be demolished and what should be allowed to replace them.

Black Couple Who Said an Appraisal of Their Home Was Biased Settle Lawsuit

Dr. Nathan Connolly and the estate of Dr. Shani Mott, who recently died, will receive a payment from their mortgage lender, which also agreed to several policy changes to discourage discrimination.

How New Rules for Real Estate Commissions Could Affect First-Time Buyers

Economists and real estate experts warn that changes in how agents are paid could have unintended consequences for people buying their first homes.

$1.3 Million Homes in California

A two-bedroom condominium in San Francisco, a three-bedroom cottage in Los Angeles and a ranch house in San Luis Obispo.

Could Trump’s Properties Really Be Seized?

Real estate experts say that getting a judgment is a lot easier than foreclosing on a major piece of real estate. And pinning a value to Trump’s buildings is a guessing game.

My Neighbor Has a Very Annoying Emotional Support Dog. What Can I Do?

As long as this dog isn’t biting people, it’s probably not going anywhere. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to live with the noise.

Boris & Horton, a Dog-Friendly Cafe, Reopens, With a Few New Tricks

Customers raised $250,000 to save Boris & Horton from closure. Now its owners are negotiating with landlords and working to stay open with changes to their business model.

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