10 Homes For Sale With Stunning Outdoor Kitchens

You’ll never go hungry in these homes with outdoor kitchens as beautiful as their indoor counterparts. Ever wonder what it would be like to flip burgers while overlooking the Pacific Ocean? Do you imagine whipping up a frozen margarita just steps away from your infinity pool? (Remember — plastic cups only!) Outdoor living and entertaining spacesContinue reading “10 Homes For Sale With Stunning Outdoor Kitchens”

7 Secrets of Celebrity Real Estate

STAR LIFE Stars’ house-hunting expeditions look quite a bit different from everyone else’s. Never mind what the celebrity magazines say: When it comes to home listings, the stars are not just like us. Agents who represent celebs on either side of a real estate transaction must tread carefully. “The last thing you want is yourContinue reading “7 Secrets of Celebrity Real Estate”

SEVEN PLAYFUL PALACES

Luxury homes around the world with play spaces, kid-friendly art, and amenities Flair, refinement, and…family life? Of course. The comforts and conveniences of luxury living can easily be extended when children are part of the family. Many grand homes and estates boast amenities for kids as well as for adults, and swimming pools and playroomsContinue reading “SEVEN PLAYFUL PALACES”

THE NEW PARADIGM in INTERNATIONAL LUXURY REAL ESTATE

Expert insight on trends shaping the luxury residential real estate market from Christie’s International Real Estate’s 2016 white paper, Luxury Defined The global prime property market continued on a steady growth trajectory in early 2015 after several post-global-crisis years of price appreciation and booming sales.However, shifting economic dynamics and financial-market volatility created a paradigm shiftContinue reading “THE NEW PARADIGM in INTERNATIONAL LUXURY REAL ESTATE”

WHO ARE THE NEW BUYERS of LUXURY REAL ESTATE?

How “millenipreneurs” (affluent millennial entrepreneurs) and other emerging buyers are influencing the prime property market Up-and-coming homebuyers including high-income workers from the burgeoning tech sector and “millenipreneurs” are spurring a resurgence in prime residential markets across the globe.As part of our Luxury Defined 2016 report on the international luxury residential market, we explore the propertyContinue reading “WHO ARE THE NEW BUYERS of LUXURY REAL ESTATE?”

TOUR JOHNNY DEPP’S SOUTH of FRANCE SANCTUARY

The private compound combines 18th-century architecture with a supremely private location just outside Saint-Tropez Set amid the gently sloping grounds of the glorious French countryside, the A-list actor’s compound is ideally located just 17 miles north of the global resort destination of Saint-Tropez in Le Plan-de-la-Tour. His 37-acre estate centers upon an authentic 19th-century ProvençalContinue reading “TOUR JOHNNY DEPP’S SOUTH of FRANCE SANCTUARY”

HOW to MAXIMIZE SUMPTUOUS OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES

From poolside cabanas to open-air living rooms, elegantly appointed outdoor spaces are a key selling point in today’s luxury market. Long gone are the days when a simple pool and patio set would do to maximize the value of your luxury home. Outdoor living as defined by today’s luxury market doesn’t entail a few extras onContinue reading “HOW to MAXIMIZE SUMPTUOUS OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES”

THE PRICE of LUXURY: A GLOBAL COMPARISON of SQUARE FOOT PRICES

On a per-square-foot basis, the glamorous Monaco ranks as the most expensive market for luxury housing worldwide, followed by Hong Kong and London The average starting price for a luxury property worldwide is $2,200,000. But how much does a luxury property cost in a markets like Singapore, London, or Toronto? Is the typical price perContinue reading “THE PRICE of LUXURY: A GLOBAL COMPARISON of SQUARE FOOT PRICES”

FIVE SHINING OLYMPIC MOMENTS

As the Summer Games commence in Rio this month, here is a look at past events still cemented in sports history Every Olympics has its stars and memorable takeaways and the Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be no exception. The world will watch Michael Phelps attempt to swim to further glory, rightly claiming theContinue reading “FIVE SHINING OLYMPIC MOMENTS”

THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES for SALE

We reveal the star properties that have reached and surpassed the stratospheric $100-million mark ices at the apex of the global prime property market are driven by the rarity, uniqueness, and quality of a residential offering.In 2015, US$100 million was the new “billionaire benchmark” for the world’s most unique and luxurious homes. This year, contraryContinue reading “THE WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOMES for SALE”