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    Johnny Depp selling French village for $26M

    Known for his swashbuckling role in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, actor Johnny Depp has put one of his most treasured items on the market, a 37-acre estate and "private village" in the south of France.


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Gen-Xers don't want to be homeowners

New home sales

Millennials are often blamed for the drop in homebuying, but Generation X isn't jumping on the homeowner bandwagon either.


Jack Ma just bought a huge New York property for $23 million

Jack Ma gesture

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has paid $23 million for 28,100 acres in New York's Adirondacks that were once owned by William A. Rockefeller Jr.


'Cash for caulkers' was a bust

House with blue sky

Maybe think twice before adding new home insulation.

A new study from the University of Chicago and University of California Berkeley says making a home more energy efficient costs twice what it saves in energy bills.

The study looked at over 30,000 l...


You can now invest in real estate, even if you're not Donald Trump

Donald Trump

You no longer have to be Donald Trump to afford a building in Manhattan.

Starting June 19, everyday investors will be able to back real estate projects with Kickstarter-like crowdfunding initiatives.

Many commercial property developers are now using c...


This is how hard it is to rent a Manhattan apartment

Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Bridge Park.

If you thought getting a cab in the rain was tough in Manhattan, try renting an apartment there. The median rent climbed to $3,380 in May, and the borough's vacancy rate was 1.65 percent, according to a report by real estate appraisal firm Miller Samuel for...


Elderly could lose homes from reverse mortgages


Tell grandma not to believe those ads about reverse mortgages that promise free money.

Rather than a tax-free ticket to financial freedom, she could end up losing losing her home.

That's the message from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The g...


Best Airbnb homes for architecture fans

Fox Island Home

It's a form of consensual voyeurism. That's one way to explain Airbnb's popularity.


The pot effect on Denver's housing market

Marijuana plants Colo

Denver's housing market is on fire.


Tommy Lee Jones cuts price on Florida ranch

Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones has cut the asking price for his 55-acre Florida horse ranch by 25 percent.

TMZ reports that Jones bought the ranch in 2002 for $2.95 million. He listed the property in 2011 for $26.75 million and has recently relisted the ranch for just under $20 million


Nixon compound on the market for $75M

Richard M. Nixon

The coastal California compound to which Richard Nixon retired after resigning the presidency in August 1974 is on the market.


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