Category Archives: Property

U.S. Home Prices Hit New High in February as Competition Rises Ahead of Spring Buying

U.S home buyers are out in force, pushing prices to a record high in February.  Prices have been rising at a double-digit pace across the country, with the U.S. median listing price hitting a record $392,000 in February, according to a report Thursday from Realtor.com. That’s up 12.9% annually and 26.6% compared to February 2020.  It’s […]

Live Like a U.S. President in These Past Executive Abodes

It is possible to own a home once fit for a U.S. president—and many come with breathtaking amenities along with historical significance.  From former presidents’ summer homes to units in famous buildings where presidents resided, we prepared a list of properties with ties to chief executives all over the U.S. for Presidents’ Day. Here are […]

Manor Nearly as Old as Boulder Itself Heads to Auction With No Reserve

A 140-year-old multigenerational manor in Boulder, Colorado, is headed under the hammer with no reserve later this month.  Online bidding for the lavish home, built in 1882, will begin on Jan. 25 and run until Jan. 31 with Concierge Auctions in cooperation with listing agent Joel Ripmaster, of Colorado Landmark Realtors.  “Our city probably wasn’t founded until […]

Manhattan’s Luxury Housing ‘Hot Streak’ Persists Into the Fall

A $66.5 million two-unit combo penthouse on the Upper East Side was the most expensive of 46 luxury home deals made in Manhattan last week, according to Olshan Realty’s weekly market roundup on Monday.It marked a continuation of the borough’s “rip-roaring hot streak,” with five straight weeks where contracts were signed on 40 or more […]

230-Year-Old South Carolina Home, Once a Union Civil War Hospital, Lists for $2.65 Million

A 230-year-old tabby home in South Carolina listed last week for $2.65 million. The Federal-style home in Beaufort, South Carolina, dates to 1789 and is “one of a handful” of two-story buildings in the U.S. made from tabby, a kind of concrete made with oyster shells, according to the listing with Edward Dukes of Lowcountry Real […]

Hilary Swank Lists Los Angeles Home for $10.5 Million

Not long after buying a house in Los Angeles in 2007, the actress Hilary Swank added a 16-seat movie theater, lounge and concession stand. Her goal, she said, was to watch movies “correctly, the way they are meant to be seen.” That included snacks: the concession stand has an antique popcorn machine, candy and beer.Now […]

From Knightsbridge To Kensington: A Closer Look At London’s Most Exclusive Addresses

From One Hyde Park to Kensington Palace Gardens to Grosvenor Crescent, it’s safe to say that there are a few London addresses that evoke a wide-eyed look of wonder when mentioned to any property enthusiast. Recent research by Zoopla has revealed that, perhaps unsurprisingly, London holds the top spot in Britain for the most expensive […]

127-Acre Equestrian Estate to List as One of the Most Expensive in New Jersey

A sprawling 127-acre estate in Colts Neck New Jersey, a pocket of the Garden State known for its equestrian farms, mansions and Bruce Springsteen, is headed to the market Friday for $27.5 million, Mansion Global has learned.  With its sizable eight-figure price tag, the property will be instantly among the most expensive homes available on the market […]

John Staub-Designed Houston Estate Hits the Market for $12.5 Million After Renovation

A century-old estate in Houston built for an oil heiress is headed to market for $12.5 million Friday, Mansion Global has learned. The Spanish Colonial-style house was originally built for Margaret Cullinan Wray, daughter of Joseph Cullinan, an oil tycoon and founder of Texas Oil Co. (now known as Texaco), by famed architect John Staub, […]

English Manor Next Door to Prince Charles’s Gloucestershire Estate Lists for £7.5 Million

For wealthy home buyers looking to rub elbows with royalty, a vast and historic country estate nestled in the heart of the English countryside next door to the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, has come to the market asking for offers over £7.5 million (US$10.3 million). The 117-acre spread is near Tetbury […]