Finance :: Real Estate

Author John Cheever’s Suburban NY Home for Sale

Jul 7
The historic suburban New York home of late author John Cheever is on the market for $525,000.

New Gov. Numbers Show Severity of Great Recession

Jun 27
The U.S. government released revised economic numbers that show that between January and March, the country suffered the worst economic slowdown since the Great Recession. The economy has bounced back due to an increase in home and auto sales.

Sting’s London Townhouse

Sting’s London Townhouse for Sale

By EDGE | Jun 19
It might require "Every Breath You Take" to afford Sting’s London townhouse, currently on the market for an undisclosed amount but estimated at upwards of $32 million.

100,000 Homes: Housing the Homeless Saves Money?

Jun 17
Giving apartments to the chronically homeless can save taxpayer dollars, advocates say. Anderson Cooper reports.

Attorney Tim Nelson’s home at the newly built Portland townhouse development in Phoenix.

Many Seek New Homes Near Cities but are Priced Out

By Josh Boak | Jun 14
Americans increasingly say they prefer to live near the centers of cities and towns, where commutes are typically shorter and culture, restaurants and entertainment close by. It marks a shift away from the yearning for open suburban space.

"Scarface" Mansion for Sale

By EDGE | May 29
The palatial trophy home used in "Scarface" is now for sale. You can own your own Roman villa for a cool $35 million.

Home Renovation Reveals Mysterious, Historical Tunnel

May 29
While a home was being demolished, contractors discovered an underground tunnel thought to have been used as a speakeasy during prohibition and before that, possibly part of the underground railroad.

Robin Williams’ Napa Valley estate.

Last Laugh: Robin Williams’ Winery on Sale for $29.9 Million

By EDGE | May 22
Robin Williams, one of Hollywood’s busiest actors, doesn’t have time to spend at his stunning estate that includes olive groves and wine vineyards. If you’ve got $29.9 million, you can take it off his hands. Impersonations not included.

Who Says Bigger is Better? Small Buildings Better for Neighborhoods

By Brett Zongker | May 16
Neighborhoods with a mix of older, smaller buildings make for more vibrant, walkable communities with more businesses, nightlife and culture than massive new buildings, according to a new study by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

EDGE 10.0: The Decade in Gayborhoods

By Steve Weinstein | May 13
EDGE was founded in Boston back in 2004, and ever since, every time it has added another city to its family of local portals, it has made a point of charting the evolution of the gayborhood in that city.