Former Nazi training facility to be reborn as luxury condo complex

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Would you make your vacation home on the site of what was once a Nazi training facility in Germany? Prora was the largest construction endeavor of the Third Reich. Though never finished, it originally was planned as one of Hitler’s Strength Through Joy (Kraft Durch Freude) projects, created to unite German workers with Nazi ideology by [Read More]

Tahoe’s Shakespeare Ranch makes dramatic appearance on the market

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To be or not to be the new owner of Shakespeare Ranch, that is the question here. For those who like history, ranches, and Lake Tahoe, this property could be a dream come true. History This estate has much history– even though it has only had two owners since 1861. Its original name was Glenbrook, in homage to [Read More]

Modern homes in southwestern Connecticut

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If you like sleek lines, lots of light and a modular feel, these homes are for you. Nestled among traditional New England Colonials and Georgians are modern marvels–and some of them are for sale. Click through to see some of southwestern Connecticut’s most unique modern and contemporary homes on the market. [Read More]
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Snapshots of the nation’s (sometimes crazy) rental markets

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Rents have been all over the news, not just in the Bay Area, with the median price skyrocketing, but all over the nation. This post brings you some of wild and wondrous (or painful and ponderous) facts about the nation’s current rental market. Not all markets as brutal as ours In the gallery above, we [Read More]

Neomodern luxury for sale in Greenwich

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If you’re looking for space-age luxury, look no further than the home at 66 Cherry Valley Rd. in Greenwich, Conn. Greenwich is known for being home to grand mansions but this seven-bedroom house on the market for $11,888,000 looks nothing like its neighbors. According to Zillow.com, the house was built in 1992 and was designed […] [Read More]
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Super model eyes private Connecticut island

Super model eyes private Connecticut island

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by Alexander Soule, Hearst Connecticut Media Group Remember that party island in Connecticut that went on the market recently? Apparently supermodel Heidi Klum has her eye on it. Apparently undeterred by Connecticut’s impending tax hikes, Klum reportedly has inquired about Tavern Island off the shore of Rowayton, which is listed for $11 million by Higgins [Read More]

Rich history: a piece of original Whittier mansion comes with this Beverly Hills luxury pad

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At age 24, Max Whittier came to California from Maine to work as a field hand. He could hardly have known then that some day he would be rich enough to build a 38-room mansion in Beverly Hills — and that he would be credited as one of that posh area’s original founders. The history [Read More]
Real-estate rumble: Steph Curry vs. LeBron James

Real-estate rumble: Steph Curry vs. LeBron James

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We still don’t know who will come out on top as the Warriors and the Cavaliers head into their third match-up tonight, but at least Trulia has made its pick for biggest “baller” in the world of real estate, giving LeBron James’s Ohio compound the edge over Steph Curry’s more homey Orinda pad. “If you’re [Read More]