South London’s Vibrant Pop Festival Will Return This Summer

It’s been almost a year since Secret London wrote any sort of preview hyping up a music festival, and I’m pretty sure you all know why. So, it’s with great pleasure that we report that Mighty Hoopla festival – the bouncing pop extravaganza that takes over Brixton’s Brockwell Park each summer – is returning to the capital in […]

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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 […]

A road trip around Sicily – making the most of the Mediterranean’s largest island

The best view in Sicily is a steep, sticky, cacti-lined climb, one hour if you’re fit, and not hungover from all the Limoncello the night before, from an ancient stone archway at Porta Messina, the portal into Taormina, the island’s prettiest town, that curls and twirls passed 17th-century chapels, iron-age cave-tombs, abandoned 1990s ice-cream parlours and […]

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 […]

13,000-Square-Foot Florida Villa Currently Listed for $7.4 Million Heads to Auction

A 13,230-square-foot Florida villa is headed for online auction starting Jan. 22, according to Concierge Auctions, which is presenting the sale. The eight-bedroom, nine-bathroom home will be sold without reserve through Concierge Auctions’ online marketplace. The winner will be determined when the gavel goes down on Jan. 26, said Carolyn Wright, project sales manager at […]

Former Pacific Palisades Home of Michelle Pfeiffer Asks Nearly $20 Million

A 1930s mansion in Pacific Palisades with some serious celebrity cachet has hit the market for the first time in 20 years. The traditional-style red-brick pile is one of a number of homes actress Michelle Pfeiffer and her husband, TV writer-producer David E. Kelley, have bought and sold around the posh Los Angeles neighborhood. The […]

Richest 1% have almost a quarter of UK wealth, study claims

Almost a quarter of all household wealth in the UK is held by the richest 1% of the population, according to alarming new research that reveals a historic underestimation of inequality in the country. The study found that the top 1% had almost £800bn more wealth than suggested by official statistics, meaning that inequality has […]