Author: Lisa Chamoff

In most cases, house auctions involve short closes, no contingencies, and all-cash transactions, so they can be ideal for affluent buyers and sellers.

Built in 1887, this 25-foot-wide Queen Anne–style townhouse has an intriguing history and sumptuous interiors.

Although the East End is arguably more focused on rosés than Monets these days, it’s still a strong draw for the art crowd.

It’s still possible to live in a mansion in New York City if you're willing to venture into Brooklyn's blooming neighborhoods.

If “live-work” sounds more appealing than “co-work,” there are plenty of properties on the market zoned for both business and residential use.

Situated just across the Seine from the Louvre, the apartment is a Francophile’s dream

The location couldn’t be more perfect for someone looking for a London pied-à-terre.

The location offers all the perks of the region without any of the labor.

A saltwater pool overlooks the Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head volcano.

A terrace and infinity pool offer sprawling views of the Gulf of Papagayo.

In the Upper East Side, someone can purchase these three adjacent townhouses and merge them to create a mega-mansion.

To garner attention to the listing, Compass agents parked a Rolls-Royce convertible and two different Bentley models in front and a Lamborghini in the attached parking space.

The former Hill Street home of Merrill Lynch co-founder Charles E. Merrill was converted into condos during the early 1980s.

The Hamptons is known for its big sales, but homes priced below $2 million have seen most of the action so far this year.

The four-bedroom house sports such original features as pine flooring an a stained-glass front door.

It was built in 1884 for Dr. Richard Salter Storrs, a minister who spoke at both Abraham Lincoln's funeral and the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Hara Kang, a Douglas Elliman agent in East Hampton reports that his team typically facilitated more than 150 rentals per summer until 2015, with the numbers dropping to around 50 last year.

The current owners enlisted the help of Baxt Ingui Architects to transform the interior while retaining its historic façade.

An injection of new life has made it a destination for homeowners priced out of neighborhoods such as Fort Greene and Clinton Hill.

Actress Michelle Williams drew attention to decidedly low-key Prospect Park South where she snagged an eight-bedroom Colonial Revival mansion.