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10/31/2014 11:59:18 AM

Blackout curtains in the bedroom, antimicrobial toilet seats.

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10/31/2014 11:29:09 AM

Watertown condos are approaching the $1 million mark as a heated Cambridge market spills over.






10/31/2014 10:31:25 AM

The rankings are based on the neighborhood’s home values, crime, and walkability.






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10/30/2014 1:19:21 PM

Melissa Cizauskas, vice president of the Women's Counsel of Realtors, says it can be difficult to tell from a typical physical inspection whether a house has been used to manufacture meth. Find out how to protect your family.






10/30/2014 4:32:43 AM

Boston-area real estate continues to climb, as the rest of the state takes a breather.






10/29/2014 3:53:48 PM

The most expensive homes in Boston are still in Back Bay and Beacon Hill.






10/29/2014 3:53:43 PM

Wall Street Journal Buying & Selling


WSJ.com: Buying & Selling

Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.

10/31/2014 5:55:32 AM

David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.

8/27/2014 12:32:10 AM

Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.

5/16/2014 3:12:19 PM

Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.

9/21/2013 8:59:46 AM

China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.

5/6/2014 10:12:10 PM

Wall Street Journal Real Estate


WSJ.com: Real Estate

This home on the American River was designed as a space for kayaks, as well as a family with dogs

10/30/2014 8:15:40 AM

Extreme dream homes—featuring Medieval turrets, a Western saloon or a “Hobbit” house—cost millions to build. Expect challenges when it’s time to sell.

10/30/2014 5:28:28 PM

More than 19,000 square feet, the Sunny Isles Beach apartment is expected to be the priciest offering in the Jade Signature condo building

10/30/2014 2:43:53 PM

On roughly 247 acres, the 4,843-square-foot villa has nine bedrooms and eight bathrooms

10/30/2014 10:20:55 PM

What homeowners can do now to prepare for tax time. Rules for deducting mortgage interest and itemizing other expenses to lower the tax bill.

10/29/2014 10:49:05 AM

Top News Stories

WIRED

Gadget Lab Podcast: Google’s New Phone Falls to Pieces—On Purpose!

What do you want for Halloween? How about Lollipops? And Nexus devices, and modular phones, and wrist-computers that are not watches? Hold out your goodie bags and download this week's show.

The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Google’s New Phone Falls to Pieces—On Purpose! appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 11:00:03 AM

The Best London Neighborhoods for Spotting Supercars

For tourists more interested in spotting Bugattis and Paganis than the history of the White Tower, here's where you want to hang out.

The post The Best London Neighborhoods for Spotting Supercars appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 10:58:36 AM

Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own ‘Dark Web’ Site

Now the world's least anonymous website (Facebook) has just joined the Web's most anonymous network (Tor).

The post Why Facebook Just Launched Its Own ‘Dark Web’ Site appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 10:31:17 AM

How Facebook Sped Up Its iPhone App by Nearly 50%

You weren’t imagining things. The Facebook iPhone app was getting slower. In 2012, the social networking giant launched its first native iPhone app, and over the next two years, according to Facebook engineer Adam Ernst, its all-important News Feed gradually slowed down as the company beefed up the app with new features. But recently, after […]

The post How Facebook Sped Up Its iPhone App by Nearly 50% appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 9:35:47 AM

Android Founder Departs Google, Continuing Executive Shakeup

Google's head of robotics and former head of Android, Andy Rubin, is stepping down from the company to launch a new incubator for hardware startups.

The post Android Founder Departs Google, Continuing Executive Shakeup appeared first on WIRED.


10/31/2014 9:26:39 AM

4-Acre Spider Web Engulfs Building

Spiders form communal webs more often than you think.

The post 4-Acre Spider Web Engulfs Building appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 8:45:52 AM
touchscreen notebooks

Touch and Go

The touchscreen Chrome OS notebook from Lenovo has some appealing hardware on the outside, but the touch display is sub-par, and the internals aren't well-suited to the heavier end of the modern web. Hey, at least it's inexpensive.

The post Touch and Go appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 4:30:55 AM

The Apple Watch Just Got the Perfect Rival: Microsoft’s Band

If Microsoft wanted to take a slice out of Apple's impending Apple Watch audience, it couldn't have crafted a better plan than with its just-released Microsoft Band.

The post The Apple Watch Just Got the Perfect Rival: Microsoft’s Band appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 4:30:47 AM

Why Tim Cook’s ‘Proud to Be Gay’ Essay Means So Much to the Workplace

Tim Cook made history, becoming the first openly gay CEO on the Fortune 500 list. But for many gay people across the country, coming out at work isn't so easy.

The post Why Tim Cook’s ‘Proud to Be Gay’ Essay Means So Much to the Workplace appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 4:30:43 AM

Meet the Wizards and Lords That Rule the Suburbs of Utah

The mythmakers in Brian Shumway’s series Modern Medieval aren’t content to sit around a table slaying imaginary dragons or play make-believe on Halloween. No, they're out and about, dressing, talking and behaving like lords, warriors, Valkyries and the other characters of their own worlds and imaginations.

The post Meet the Wizards and Lords That Rule the Suburbs of Utah appeared first on WIRED.








10/31/2014 4:30:42 AM