Who's building, selling, buying, and who's profiting from our favorite contact sport: real estate

Westchester Designer Showhouse, Great Buys, and a Q&A with Architect Steve Tilley

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A Historic Manor, Q & A with Realtor Michele Flood, and a Garden Lecture

House of the Week, Q & A with Realtor Michele Flood, and Garden Lecture

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Independent Realtors Rule, Scarsdale Takes Inventory, More Construction in White Plains?

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A Tale of Two Houses, Mixed Messages in Chappaqua, and a New Designer Showhouse

Instead of just one house of the week, we’re going to wow you with two.

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Real Estate Rumors, “Appealing” Taxes, Honor Roll, Office Park Living

“It is an extraordinary house,” says Claire Civetta, associate broker with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, about this magnificent 1.4-acre property.

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A Stately Georgian for Sale, Upscale Condos Selling, Bank Street Commons Sold, Elliman Expands into Westchester

This stately Georgian-style home gives you access to one of the most sought-after school systems in the nation (plus all the status you could possibly want).

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Development Dead-Ends in New Rochelle, Stalls in Chappaqua

For a mere $10 million, real estate agent Kathleen Needell of Vincent & Whittemore will gladly sell you this renovated, 75-year-old, six-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath Colonial on almost 12 acres in Pound Ridge.

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Contractor Scam, Mount Vernon Construction Projects Move Forward, and L&T Signs on to Ridge Hill

A long, gated driveway meanders past a pond to this idyllic country estate on 40 super-serene acres.

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TWO Wow House Sales of the Week, Ridgeway to become French School, and Seasonal Housing in Mamaroneck

We weren’t kidding when we said things were picking up in the high-end sector of the housing market in my last post.

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House/Sale of the Week, Bargain Alert!, Affordable Housing in Larchmont, and a GM Mini-city?

A Truly Maaaarvelous House on the Market, Astor’s Estate Reduced—Again!, Affordable Housing in Larchmont, GM Min

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Award-Winning Homes, Earl Graves’s Home on the Market, Philip Johnson’s First House for Sale

Architecture Design Awards, Listing of the Week, New Charity: Giving House

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Intrigue Surrounding Sales Figures; Roman à clef at the Ritz?

Did USA Today Misfire?

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One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

The county residential real estate market suffered a major setback in the third quarter as total closed sales numbered 5.4 percent fewer than the year before for the same period

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The Tax Man Cometh

Good for Rye Brook! Like other villages in Westchester, it’s struggling financially, but, unlike the others, this one has found a way to ease its pain.

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We’re Number One (in foreclosures)

The number of actual foreclosure judgments (as opposed to just early filings) in Westchester nearly doubled to 68 in August from 35 at the same time a year earlier.

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Who's building, selling, buying, and who's profiting from our favorite contact sport: real estate

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White Plains resident and writer Karen Odom has a passion for interesting architecture, especially when architecture and history collide. Her extensive experience as a real estate feature writer has led her in an around Westchester's distinctive homes uncovering the fascinating stories behind the houses, their owners, architects, and designers with awe, admiration, and more than just a little amazing curiosity.

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