Deerhurst Pavilion entrance

Wow – The host resort of the 2010 G8 summit for sale? Wonder what the story behind that is? We all know the luxury resort hotel business took a hit in the financial crisis that is all over, never happened and didn’t affect many people anyway, but – weird to see this one as you […]

Confident sales, buoyant rentals – a Dubai Market Update

A mood change has been going around investors worldwide in the last couple of months. The current recovery of the global bourse has boosted investors’ moods, and banks in stabilising countries resumed lending once more, even though with a slow start. This optimistic effect has also caught the local stock markets. Much like the oil […]

The World has Ended

The World has Ended

We have been suggesting for some time that the luxury real estate market in Dubai was going to collapse and slowly but surely that has come to pass. Dubai is finished. The Times has finally acknowledged that Dubai is all but finished as any sort of investment destination with the indefinite “delay,” of the World […]

Luxury Condominium Auctions 24 Units in New Mexico

Kennedy Wilson Auction Group, a division of the international real estate services and investment firm Kennedy Wilson, will be conducting a close out auction of 24 new casita-style condominiums located at Zocalo, Santa Fe, NM on Sunday October 4, 2009. The auction will be held at The Bishop’s Lodge Resort & Spa, in Santa Fe, […]

Luxury Condos 60 percent Off

Luxury Penthouse Condo at 60% off

If there is a sector of the real estate market that was heavily overbuilt during the boom years, it is the luxury condominium segment. Arguably more over built than even the golf communities, the slow bring-to-market times are seeing a glut of new condos from Miami to Michigan and all places in between. One thing […]

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Participates in Luxury Real Estate Conference


Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the nation’s leading realtors, recently sent a contingent of sales managers to an orientation conference held for companies that belong to the Sotheby’s International Realty® network of residential real estate brokerages.  The conference included business meetings in Short Hills, N.J. and a networking event at Sotheby’s Auction House […]

Institute for Luxury Home Marketing Partners with Proxio

Luxury real estate agents gain world-wide visibility for listings and global networking opportunities through new international MLS. The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing (ILHM) has announced a marketing partnership with Proxio, the international MLS and global referral network designed to give international visibility to property listings and facilitate networking and referrals among real estate professionals […]

Luxury Home Builders Turn Mortgage Brokers and Insurance Agents

Toll Brothers Insurance Company Inc

Two new schemes from luxury home builders aimed at bolstering the market have just been announced, one in the UK and one in the USA. Toll brothers, one of the largest luxury home builders in the US, announced their “mortgage protection plan,” this week. According to their press release: “The Mortgage Protection Plan is provided […]

Luxury Condo Developer in New Jersey Woos Agents


Crystal Point, a 42 storey luxury condominium building on New Jersey’s Hudson river waterfront was launched this weekend with a broker party at the off site sales and model center. Over 100 brokers enjoyed cocktails and  hors d’oeuvres before taking tours of the sales center which is located at 80 1st Street,close to the Crystal […]

Real Estate Industry Blog Roundup – Lack of transparency – New tools and Time to look for a new agent?


Real estate blogs are an excellent way of reaching out to a wider audience and there are a number of good ones around offering oodles of advice to agents, industry news and local observations. More so than newspapers, many of these blogs have no ax to grind and no sponsor to satisfy thus can offer […]