Category Archives: Property

Modernist Compound in California’s Rancho Santa Fe Sells for $22.9 Million

A wildly unique contemporary compound in California’s Rancho Santa Fe owned by a local university changed hands last week for $22.9 million. The University of California San Diego was the seller of the six-bedroom home after the property was donated to them in 2018 by the home’s previous owner, Qualcomm co-founder Andrew Viterbi, records show. […]

$175 Million Hamptons Home is One of the U.S.’s Most Expensive Listings

With a colossal $175 million price tag, a mansion in the Hamptons—the long favored getaway of wealthy New Yorkers—has catapulted itself into the ranks of the most expensive homes on the U.S. market. Listed with its nine-figure asking price last week, the waterfront spread in Southampton occupies roughly eight acres nestled between the Atlantic Ocean […]

Surrey’s St George’s Hill Is Known for Its Large Estates and Country-Club Vibe

St George’s Hill, or the Beverly Hills of Britain as it’s sometimes called, is regarded as one of the U.K.’s best private country estates. The Surrey neighborhood built in 1912 is synonymous with the wealthy global elite and stately supermansions. It was once home to John Lennon and Elton John and is favored by high-flying […]

Manhattan’s $10-Million-Plus Homes Log Strongest Week Since Pandemic Started

Manhattan’s housing market just logged its strongest week for $10 million-plus deals since Covid-19 first gripped the city last spring.  Of the 16 contracts signed on homes asking $4 million or more in the week ending Sunday, seven were for trophy homes with eight-digit price tags, according to a luxury market roundup from Olshan Realty […]

Nine-Bedroom Historic English Home Owned by an Interior Designer Asks £4 Million

A resplendent and centuries-old English estate that sits grandly at the end of a sweeping, tree-lined driveway in the rural village of Shaw, in Wiltshire, has come to the market. Shaw House, as it’s known, was listed at the end of December for £4 million (US$5.4 million) with estate agency Savills. Built in 1711 by […]

New Listings Can’t Keep Up With Insatiable U.S. Housing Demand, Driving Price Growth

Demand from U.S. home buyers outstripped supply in December, helping drive the median sale price up 13% year-over-year to $334,300, according to new data from Redfin on Thursday. Cold weather and the onset of the holiday season did little to take the heat out of home sales last month, with buyers signing contracts faster than […]

Miami Millionaire’s Row $38M Penthouse at 57 Ocean Makes Virtual Debut

Multiplan Real Estate Asset Management, the innovative developer behind 57 Ocean, who last year famously shipped a pair of Oculus goggles to a California buyer who in turn purchased a million-dollar-plus residence sight unseen, released a $180,000 state-of-the-art video that showcases the building’s new spectacular penthouse. International award-winning creative agency DBOX dedicated 1,100 hours to create the 90-second […]

Londoners Searching for More Space During Covid Are Buying Up English Country Manors

The pandemic is having an unexpected side effect. Suddenly, Britons are eager for the space and grandeur of a country manor house. They are breathing life into Britain’s prime country house real-estate market after a malaise in that sector that has lasted for more than a decade. Sales volume of country homes priced between $4.1 […]

Nearly One-Third of U.S. Homebuyers Want to Move if They Can Work Remotely Post Pandemic

About a third of U.S. homebuyers and sellers would relocate if they are allowed to continue to work from home after the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a report released Tuesday by Redfin. In addition, about a third of respondents have already moved, the Seattle-based property agency found. It surveyed more than 1,400 people in November […]

Cliffside Home Hits the Market in England’s Torquay

A newly listed cliffside home on the English Channel offers all the scenic remoteness house hunters have craved during the pandemic—plus a few World War II relics in the garden. The century-old Arts and Crafts house hit the market last week, asking £1.85 million (US$2.53 million), and is believed to be the only home with […]