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    It took the fashion designer Zoran Ladicorbic almost seven years to find a buyer for his TriBeCa townhouse that connects to a third-floor loft apartment across the street via a private skybridge.
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    A Mansion With Hermès Leather Walls Sells for $48 Million

    The palatial home, at 8 East 62nd Street, was the most expensive closed sale in New York City this month. Other closings included one of Brooklyn’s priciest properties.

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  1. On the Market

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    Homes for Sale in Brooklyn and Manhattan

    This week’s properties are in Brooklyn Heights, Greenwich Village and the Flatiron district.

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  2. On the Market

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    Homes for Sale in New York and Connecticut

    This week’s properties are four-bedroom homes in Port Chester, N.Y., and Fairfield, Conn.

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  3. At Home With

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    At 86, Jacques Pépin Isn’t Slowing Down

    The celebrated chef lives in Madison, Conn., on a property with two kitchens, an herb-and-vegetable garden and a dog named Gaston. And yes, he has a new cookbook out.

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  1. renters

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    “I’m thankful for the loft law — so thankful. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to stay in the city,” said Jens Rasmussen, left, sitting in the apartment he shares with Maria Aparo and their son, Luca.
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    $500 a Month for an Entire Floor in Brooklyn

    Jens Rasmussen and Maria Aparo couldn’t walk away from Mr. Rasmussen’s spacious loft in Greenpoint, which is covered under New York’s 1982 Loft Law.

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  2. What you Get

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    $750,000 Homes in California

    A Spanish-style cottage in Los Angeles, a two-bedroom home in Sonoma and a fully furnished 1991 house in Joshua Tree.

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    A recently built 210-foot tower at 60 East 86th Street with 14 apartments, where prices ranged from about $7 million to over $19 million.
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    Taller Towers, Fewer Homes

    New boutique condo towers, some with fewer apartments than the buildings they replace, are squandering high-density sites in Manhattan, urban planners say.

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    Can I Leave My Co-op to My Heirs?

    In most cases, a co-op board has enormous latitude to approve or deny the transfer of a unit’s shares and proprietary lease.

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    My Condo Has No Gas. Can I Get a Discount?

    The law requires every building owner to provide residents with gas or electricity for cooking. Financial remedies are a more complicated matter.

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    Can My Landlord Charge for Spare Keys?

    It seems simple enough to hold spare keys for tenants at the front desk, but if one goes missing it can create security headaches.

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    How Do I Make My Landlord Improve Fire Safety?

    In a building evacuation, the stairs are a resident’s lifeline. New York is specific with its rules about their placement, dimensions and lighting.

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Living In

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    Ansonia, Conn.: A Small City With a Sense of History

    This former manufacturing center in New Haven County is gaining popularity with New Yorkers, thanks to its relative affordability and access to Metro-North.

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