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Holiday Staging Tips Fit for the Season

Holiday Staging Tips Fit for the Season

By H. E. James, guest contributor Are you getting ready to style a home during the coming holiday season?  You know that a holiday-staged home can sell faster during the holiday season, and you’ve proved that to your client, but perhaps you’ve never dipped your toe into holiday staging or decorating.  You’re not quite sure […]

The Challenges of Selling a Hollywood Home

The Challenges of Selling a Hollywood Home

In Los Angeles, an abode that has housed generations of Hollywood legends can be the ultimate status symbol, but there are complications when it is time to sell.

Microsoft Opens Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue

Microsoft Opens Flagship Store on Fifth Avenue

Microsoft will step onto one of the world’s biggest retail stages Monday when it opens its Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan as part of its strategy to boost direct contact with consumers.

Developers Put on the Glitz for Busy Fall Selling Season

Developers Put on the Glitz for Busy Fall Selling Season

Increasingly, developers use a wide range of splashy affairs to promote luxury residential real-estate sales in autumn, the most important sales period after spring.

New York’s Institutional Building Spree

New York’s Institutional Building Spree

Projects by schools, hospitals and others more than tripled in the first half of this year compared with a year earlier.

Designers Put Cork in It

Designers Put Cork in It

Once dismissed as cheap and ugly, cork is becoming cool as top designers create pieces that are not only sustainable, but covetable.

Stonewall Inn, Historic Gay Site, May Become New York City Landmark

Stonewall Inn, Historic Gay Site, May Become New York City Landmark

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission is scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday on designating the Stonewall Inn as an individual landmark for its pivotal role in New York City’s social history.

Five Midcentury Homes for Interiors Inspiration

Five Midcentury Homes for Interiors Inspiration

Take a tour of these classic residences, including Modernist designer Eileen Gray’s 1929 villa, now open to the public after years of restoration.