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  • Can you guess who owns the ‘world’s most expensive home?’ December 16, 2017
    The Chateau Louis XIV is widely touted as the world’s most expensive house after it was sold for more than $300 million in 2015 and now it’s elusive buyer has been revealed to be none other than Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. An investigation by the New York Times named Salman as the […]
  • Why this free house is too good to be true December 16, 2017
    A couple in Iowa is selling their house for nothing — so long as you can drive off with it. The deal is that Linda and Roger Dolecheck will let you buy their house for free so long as you physically move the 2 and a half story structure off their property, the New York […]
  • Meryl Streep drops $3.6M on mid-century Pasadena foothills home December 16, 2017
    It better have plenty of room for all those golden statuettes. Three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep paid $3.6 million for a mid-century modern home in the foothills above Pasadena, Variety reported. Streep and her husband Don Gummer landed the three-bedroom, 3,087-square-foot home for more than half a million dollars less than its $4.125 million […]
  • The worst places to live if the tax bill passes December 16, 2017
    Here’s where you don’t want to be living if the final Republican tax bill passes; condolences to homeowners in New York, Long Island and Newark. The list was compiled by Trulia based on metro areas with the highest concentration of homeowners who pay more than $10,000 in annual property taxes. 11. Houston, Texas Effective property […]
  • Watch out Brooklyn: The megamansions are coming December 16, 2017
    A 11,000-square-foot mansion in Cobble Hill’s River Park development just hit the market for $12.5 million. With a private theater, outdoor kitchen, four bedrooms and a rooftop lounge, the megamansion is distinct from the condos and townhouses that have been previously announced as part of the development, according to Curbed. Led by Fortis Property Group, […]
  • HNA begins buying back their own debt December 16, 2017
    Amid rising investor concerns and climbing yields, HNA Group has begun buying back bonds. Though the Chinese conglomerate insists in a statement that its “finances are stronger than ever,” the Wall Street Journal reported HNA was trying to assuage persistent worries on a Friday conference call with investors. Over the past weeks, yields on HNA […]
  • Howard Hughes’ Pier 17 roof will house 4,000 concertgoers. Residents aren’t happy December 16, 2017
    Some residents aren’t happy that the roof of Pier 17 has become a 4,000-seat concert venue. Residents sounded off on the events planned for Howard Hughes Corporation’s pier at a Community Board 1 meeting on Friday, the Downtown Express reported. They are concerned about noise and crowd control and feel blindsided by the rooftop’s use […]
  • Works stops on shrine at World Trade Center after payment default December 16, 2017
    Construction ground to a halt this month at the World Trade Center’s Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox National Shrine after the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America defaulted on construction payments. Designed by architect Santiago Calatrava (the same architect behind the World Trade Center’s transport hub, better-known as the “Oculus”), the shrine replaces a church originally built […]
  • “Million Dollar Listing LA”: Baby got bun December 15, 2017
    From TRD LA: Nobody said real estate was going to be easy. But throw in a new baby, a fledgling relationship and a family who needs you, and it becomes downright messy. In this episode, our band of home-pushing heroes struggle with the work-life balance. Josh Altman tries to fit in some Baby 101 while finding […]
  • The top NYC real estate events next week December 15, 2017
    The real estate events space will be quiet next week and the following due to the holiday season. The Real Deal wishes you a very merry holiday! Tune in in January for more events, like the 2018 MDA Muscle Team Gala, hosted by the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), which is happening on Jan. 9 from […]