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Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Rockefeller estate in Mount Pleasant sells for $33M, home rentals on the rise in Greenwich  … & more

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Rockefeller estate in Mount Pleasant sells for $33M, home rentals on the rise in Greenwich … & more

Rockefeller estate in Mount Pleasant sells for $33M, 50% above ask David Rockefeller’s Hudson Pines estate in the Mount Pleasant hamlet of Pocantico Hills...

Westchester & Fairfield Cheat Sheet: Rockefeller estate in Mount Pleasant sells for $33M, home rentals on the rise in Greenwich … & more
The Hamptons Cheat Sheet

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Shoe mogul seeks perfect fit for Bridgehampton equestrian estate, Bethenny Frankel buys Morning Glory House … & more

Here’s the story at Morning Glory: Bethenny Frankel buys second Bridgehampton home Reality star Bethenny Frankel has bought a former bed-and-breakfast in Bridgehampton known...

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Shoe mogul seeks perfect fit for Bridgehampton equestrian estate, Bethenny Frankel buys Morning Glory House … & more
Hamptons Cheat Sheet: East Hampton site of Ammon murder sells for $8M, Manafort puts Bridgehampton home up as collateral … & more

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: East Hampton site of Ammon murder sells for $8M, Manafort puts Bridgehampton home up as collateral … & more

East Hampton house, site of notorious murder, sells for more than $8M The East Hampton home where financier Ted Ammon was murdered by his...

Hamptons Cheat Sheet: East Hampton site of Ammon murder sells for $8M, Manafort puts Bridgehampton home up as collateral … & more
A Sears' kit home, named Alhambra, listed in Milford, MA, back; Sears' catalog listing for Alhambra including floor plans and a drawing of the exterior, front overlays. (Zillow, back; Sears Modern Homes, front overlays)

Vintage home prices are booming

What’s old is new again, real estate agents are discovering as buyers lay down millions in order to own vintage houses known as kit homes. Before these homes became sought-after relics, they were built...

Vintage home prices are booming
Rosa Parks house was almost lost, now it’s coming home

Rosa Parks house was almost lost, now it’s coming home

Civil rights icon Rosa Parks is known for her actions on a bus in Alabama, but somehow her house ended...

Rosa Parks house was almost lost, now it’s coming home
Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home asks $49.5M

Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home asks $49.5M

Merrywood, the famed Georgian-style mansion outside Washington, D.C. where Jackie Kennedy Onassis lived as a child, has hit the...

Jackie Kennedy’s childhood home asks $49.5M
One of city’s last Dutch Colonial houses hits the market for the first time in 40 years

One of city’s last Dutch Colonial houses hits the market for the first time in 40 years

A Dutch Colonial house in Douglaston, Queens has hit the market for the first time in four decades and it’s a relative steal for history buffs....

One of city’s last Dutch Colonial houses hits the market for the first time in 40 years
Villa Lewaro (credit: David Bohl for Historic New England)

Madam Walker’s Irvington mansion hits the market

It’s a fascinating and unfortunately obscure fact the America’s first self-made millionaire was an African American woman. Madam Walker made...

Madam Walker’s Irvington mansion hits the market
Historic UES townhouse owned by famed graphic designer Elaine Lustig Cohen hits the market

Historic UES townhouse owned by famed graphic designer Elaine Lustig Cohen hits the market

The Upper East Side townhouse belonging to the estate of famed graphic artist Elaine Lustig Cohen hit the market...

Historic UES townhouse owned by famed graphic designer Elaine Lustig Cohen hits the market
Inside Mark Twain’s haunted Connecticut mansion

Inside Mark Twain’s haunted Connecticut mansion

Between 1874 and 1891, author Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, lived in a Gothic mansion in Hartford, Connecticut. It’s...

Inside Mark Twain’s haunted Connecticut mansion
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