Many lenders are offering fixed jumbo mortgages—with very competitive rates.
For three months, a U.S. bomber pilot shot down over Belgium during World War II found safety, kinship and a place to reflect in the home of a local industrialist and his wife.
Also in Private Properties: a 28,700-square-foot home in Vero Beach, Fla., goes back on the market for $19.9 million, down 11.5%, and more.
The long-vacant Bulova Watchcase factory, near the heart of Sag Harbor, is being turned into a luxury residential complex; construction is set to be completed by winter.
Borrowers in New York who switch lenders might be able to eliminate the state’s mortgage recording tax.
Answers to questions about limiting the number of rental units in condominiums; moving out while elevators are not in service; and income requirements for renting.
A retired boat manufacturer brings his passion home—to a nearly 9,000-square-foot boat house attached to the main living space.
The International Contemporary Furniture Fair and its coterie of New York design week events showed that design is all over the map, its contours muddled and its direction uncertain.
Our home has a precarious staircase with no handrail. Is it worth the trouble to add one before trying to sell?
The Shabby Chic Dollhouse recreates a Victorian-style cottage in the Catskills that lacks heat and running water but was dripping with charm.
The makeover specialist Barb Blair’s new book, “Furniture Makeovers,” describes 26 restoration techniques, like distressing and making small repairs.
Geoff Manaugh, the new editor of Gizmodo, on adding urbanism, architecture and design to the popular tech blog.
Before planting a vegetable garden, a plot of land must be cleared. The author’s challenge involved dislodging old beach rose shrubs with stubborn roots.
A call to order led a couple to trade their sprawling house for something smaller and more immaculate.
A London sommelier leaves the restaurant cellar to consider wine racks to use at home (or on your bicycle).