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10 Most Expensive Homes on the Market

Source: Hilton & HylandThe Beverly House was once owned by publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies. By Catherine Sherman If good things come in threes, then we're due for another multimillion-dollar home sale. The Copper Beech estate in Greenwich, Conn., just sold for $120 million,... Continue Reading »

France Puts U.N. Ambassador's NYC  Apartment Up for Sale

Bebeto Matthews/The Associated PressThe French Foreign Ministry confirmed this week that the apartment at 740 Park Avenue was up for sale. By Jamey Keaten PARIS -- France's indebted government is selling the Park Avenue residence of its U.N. ambassador, located in one of New York's most prestigious apartment buildings,... Continue Reading »

Jimmy Fallon Moves Up in His NYC Condo Building

ZillowJimmy Fallon's new space in a historic New York City building has a view of Gramercy Park. ZillowThe building's top floor condo was listed for $1.35 million. By Emily Heffter Jimmy Fallon finally has the keys to his new Ford F150 pickup truck after a protracted contest on his late-night show. Now he also has... Continue Reading »

Nate Berkus Puts NYC Apartment On the Market for $699,000 (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs This apartment in Manhattan's Greenwich Village is just a one-bedroom, one-bath. But where it lacks in space, it makes up in style. Designed and renovated by Oprah darling Nate Berkus, the West Village place was featured in O Magazine and was recently listed for sale at $699,000. According to property... Continue Reading »

Stephen Cohen's $115 Million Penthouse Hits the Market (House of the Day)

By Catherine Sherman When hedge fund manager Steven Cohen recently splurged on a $60 million Hamptons estate, reports surfaced that he was planning to list his Bloomberg Tower duplex for a whopping $115 million. Now it's official: Steven Cohen's apartment just hit the MLS. If the four-bedroom sells before Martin Zweig's... Continue Reading »

Alicia Keys Sells Astounding Glass Penthouse in New York City

By Erika Riggs It took a price chop, but Alicia Keys and husband Swizz Beatz finally found a buyer for their New York City penthouse. The musical couple bought the home from fellow musician Lenny Kravitz for $12.75 million in 2010 and only spent two years in the place before hoisting it on the market for $17.95 million... Continue Reading »

NYC's 'Microstudio': Is 325 Square Feet the Future of Housing for City Dwellers?

Unless you're in college, the prospect of living in a tiny, 325-square-foot apartment probably sounds like a nightmare. But according to a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, this living situation could be the future for many single city-dwellers. MCNY's latest exhibit, "Making Room: New Models for... Continue Reading »

Justinianos' Bronx Home is 12 Inches From Apartment Building Construction, and It's Ruining Their View

With its charming red brick exterior, white trim and potted plants, the Justinianos' cozy two-bedroom home in the Pelham Bay neighborhood of the Bronx in New York City is almost idyllic -- that is, if it didn't have a full-blown construction site hugging one side of the home. Just 12 inches from their house are the... Continue Reading »

David Duchovny, Tea Leoni List NYC Home for $9.25 Million

"Californication" star David Duchovny and his ex-wife, actress Tea Leoni, have listed their gorgeous triplex maisonette in New York's Upper East Side for $9.25 million. And as much as we love the place, it's about time! (The couple split back in 2011.) Duchovny and Leoni snapped up the stunning property -- three... Continue Reading »

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos list New York City Loft for $24.5 Million (House of the Day)

Kelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, have impeccable taste when it comes to homes -- the kind that they're hoping will fetch $24.5 million. That's the price tag of their gigantic loft in Manhattan's upscale SoHo neighborhood, which they just threw on the market last week. And if they can get that price, it'll be... Continue Reading »

The Paul Rudolph House in NYC on the Market (House of the Day)

Anyone looking to become a landlord would be thrilled with today's House of the Day: The Paul Rudolph House, designed by the late famous architect and former dean of the Yale School of Architecture, is on the market for $27.5 million. The house in New York City consists of four apartments: one single-bedroom apartment,... Continue Reading »

10 Least Affordable Cities to Buy a Home

Looking to buy a home? You may want to skip these places. Prices are either so high or incomes so low that many families can't afford to buy homes here, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index. %Gallery-172312% See more on CNNMoney: Fiscal battle over... Continue Reading »

One Museum Mile: Great Views Near High Culture (House of the Day)

If it seems like we can't get enough of these new, sleek New York City apartments with killer views, you might be on to something: We can't! This combination apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side offers sweeping vistas of world famous Central Park and the Big Apple skyline. With 3,600 square feet of floor space, the... Continue Reading »

Calvin Klein's Former New York City Duplex Penthouse Hits Market at $35 Million (House of the Day)

The New York City duplex penthouse formerly owned by designer Calvin Klein has hit the market for $35 million. The apartment, currently owned by ex-record exec Steve Gottlieb, overlooks iconic Central Park and has been largely unused for years. The glass cube home has undergone several changes, most notably when Klein... Continue Reading »

Woolworth Mansion in New York City Asking $90 Million (House of the Day)

The famed Woolworth Mansion in New York City has marched its way back onto the market, and if it sells at its current asking price, it could be a record breaker. The palatial estate has a history dating back to 1916, when retail mogul Frank Woolworth built it for his daughter, Helena McCann. It is surrounded by... Continue Reading »

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Lists NYC Bachelor Pad for $8.5 Million (House of the Day)

Mo' money doesn't seem to be bringing mo' problems for Sean "Diddy" Combs. And if he calls selling a New York City bachelor pad for $8.5 million a problem, we'll gladly shoulder the burden. Diddy turned his three-bedroom, 2,300-square-foot Manhattan penthouse into a customized one-bedroom hip-hop paradise, and now... Continue Reading »

Columbus Circle's Iconic Statue at Center of 'Living Room' Art Exhibit and Controversy

This statue of Christopher Columbus may look familiar to anyone who has visited New York's Columbus Circle as the one that's on a 75-foot-tall granite column in the middle of the traffic circle. So what's it doing, apparently off its pedestal and in some guy's living room? The statue and it's perch are actually part of... Continue Reading »

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick List Manhattan Townhouse for $25 Million

Sarah Jessica Parker goes through homes like Carrie Bradshaw goes through shoes. It was only in March 2011 -- after years of searching -- that SJP and hubby Matthew Broderick bought a townhouse in Manhattan's Greenwich Village for $19 million. But now, just 18 months later, the couple has thrown it back on the market... Continue Reading »

World Trade Center Prominent in New York City Skyline Once Again

By Aaron Smith Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York's World Trade Center, the replacement towers are finally taking shape and attracting new tenants -- even though most of the site's buildings are still under construction. The most prominent -- the tower known as 1 WTC -- is scheduled for... Continue Reading »

Roberta Campbell Loses $4.7 Million Down Payment in Legal Tussle Over NYC Luxury Apartment

Talk about a bad case of buyer's remorse. The ex-wife of Intuit CEO William Campbell lost her $4.7 million down payment on a swanky pad in Manhattan's Upper East Side after she backed out of her contract to buy the $18.5 million home because a few amenities were missing. Roberta Campbell had complained to a judge that... Continue Reading »

Carmie Elmore, Harlem Gas Station Owner, Fights NYC's Plan to Buy It for Development

The owner of a Harlem gas station is suing New York City, saying that the city is trying to buy back land that it sold him years ago and calling the fight a "David and Goliath situation." Carmie Elmore (pictured below), who owns the gas station at 110th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Manhattan (pictured... Continue Reading »

Kate Winslet's NYC Penthouse for Rent for $30,000 a Month (House of the Day)

Now you can enjoy the "eternal sunshine" that Kate Winslet did in her elegant duplex penthouse in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood. The actress recently acquired the penthouse apartment from ex-husband Sam Mendes, and now she's renting it out for $30,000 a month. With a 1,700-square-foot roof terrace and oversize... Continue Reading »

Peek Inside New York City's Most Expensive Listing: A $100 Million Octagonal Penthouse

CNNMoney takes a peek inside the most expensive residential listing to ever hit the New York City market: a $100 million octagonal penthouse. See more on CNNMoney: What Your Home is Really Worth Lawn Care: How to Mow Like a Pro New Rules Aimed at Helping Homeowners More on AOL Real Estate: Find out how to calculate... Continue Reading »

Director Antonio Calenda Sues Ex-Lover Natasha Diamond-Walker Over $800,000 Apartment 'Loan'

Who says wisdom comes with age? A 73-year-old Italian theater director is suing a much-younger dancer for nearly $2 million, alleging that the 27-year-old faked a romance with him so that he would buy her a swanky $775,000 New York City apartment. The director, Antonio Calenda (pictured at left), reportedly met Natasha... Continue Reading »

Manhattan's $100 Million Octagonal Triplex Penthouse (House of the Day)

What can you get for $100 million? How about an Airbus A320 Neo commercial airliner, the annual expenditures of the Republic of Palau, all the jewelry sold on the Home Shopping Network in a year or two tons of gold? If none of those interest you, there's always this triplex penthouse in New York City -- the Big Apple's... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Katy Perry Sells Tribeca Penthouse at a Loss

Katy Perry may have enjoyed it when she kissed a girl, but she didn't like her Tribeca penthouse. At least that's what we would assume, since she sold the place less than two years after moving in. And lost $40,000 in the process. Perry purchased the two-story apartment just before marrying her now ex-husband Russell... Continue Reading »

Inside Look: Paris in New York (VIDEO)

What's not to love about the French? They've bestowed upon the world Versailles, the Eiffel Tower, Louis Vuitton, croissants -- oh, and this: an almost overwhelmingly Gallic apartment that'll make you feel like you're on a Paris idyll (when you're really surrounded by the noisy, bustling streets of Manhattan). Owned... Continue Reading »

World Trade Center Tower Completes Construction

The developers of the World Trade Center reached a milestone Monday, completing construction on one of the four towers going up there -- the first since the 9/11 attacks, NBC New York reported. A steel beam was hoisted on top of the 72-story 4 World Trade Center -- the shortest of them all, standing at 977 feet tall --... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Michael Stipe's Monster NYC Penthouse

Everybody hurts, sometimes. But you'd probably hurt a lot less if you could afford to buy former R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe's New York City pad. For $10.95 million you can own his duplex penthouse located in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood. With a star-studded pedigree, it's no surprise that this apartment is in the... Continue Reading »

For Sale: New York's First Million-Dollar Parking Spot

For merely six times the average price of a home in the U.S., you can be the proud owner of New York City's most expensive parking space. A cool million gets you your very own private parking spot located in a luxury condominium building in Manhattan's East Village. The space is a whopping 12 feet wide, 23 feet long, and... Continue Reading »

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