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September 19, 2014

Historic 1880s-Era Renovated Seacroft Estate Hits the Market in Rumson

Courtesy of Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate RUMSON, NJ – Rarely offered for sale, one of the original Rumson estate homes built in 1881 known as SeaCroft at 1 Allencrest Road is now on the market. Restored with great care in 2008 with careful attention given to its architectural heritage, the 10,000 square-foot-home originally designed by noted architect Bruce Price combines a dramatic sense of history with all the comforts of modern living. The estate is listed by Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate.

September 18, 2014

Lakefront Retreat Offers Perfect Location for the 2015 U.S. Open

Courtesy of Ewing & Clark, Inc. Kristen Shapton, a residential broker with Ewing & Clark, Inc., has listed an architecturally significant lakefront retreat designed by Kirtland Cutter that is located less than 10 miles away from where the 2015 U.S. Open will be held. This will be the first time in history the U.S. Open golf tournament comes to the Pacific Northwest and this is an exciting opportunity to buy or lease this beautiful property and take advantage of its prime location.

September 18, 2014

2014 Panama Luxury Properties Report

Courtesy of Kent Davis of Panama Equity Real Estate Panama continues to attract buyers who are spending $1,000,000 plus on properties in Panama City. But where are they coming from and why do they choose Panama? How do they find the properties they are searching for and what precisely are they buying?

September 18, 2014

Zephyr’s Neighborhood Photo Library Grows to 2,200+ Images

Courtesy of Zephyr Real Estate SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Zephyr Real Estate’s acclaimed San Francisco neighborhood photo library has expanded by nearly 1,000 photos. The library, which Zephyr created last year, formerly covered 37 of San Francisco’s 89 distinct neighborhoods. With the expansion, the library now holds over 2,200 photos covering 61 neighborhoods.

September 18, 2014

It Only LOOKS Easy

Courtesy of Frederick Peters, President of Warburg Realty In the past ten days, Warburg Realty has put over $125,000,000 worth of property under contract. Each of the seven or eight deals in this accumulated total results from months of hard work, preparation, and expertise. And each of them possesses different characteristics that together make up a cross-section of what our business looks like. Here are a few details about how this gets done:

September 12, 2014

Renowned Oceanfront Estate Offers Perfection in Spring Lake

Courtesy of Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate SPRING LAKE, N.J. - When Jack and Charlotte Lavery purchased a rare double lot at 15 Madison Avenue in 2002, they spared no expense creating one of the area’s most distinctive homes and the subject of a 12-page feature in Design NJ magazine. They assembled a “dream team” -- Architect Chris Rice, Rick Barry Builders, and Lawrence-Mayer Wilson Interior Design. The result was a 10,000 square-foot estate, built to the highest standards and recognized by the popular Kitchen Tour, Garden Club and the Spring Lake Preservation Alliance. The latter award was for a new home built with the latest amenities and conveniences, while preserving the traditional architectural elements which give Spring Lake its unique and appealing character.

September 11, 2014

San Francisco’s Historic Home Trade Show on September 14

Courtesy of Zephyr Real Estate SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The second annual Historic Home Trade Show is coming up on Sunday, September 14, to its new and larger venue, the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio. The Trade Show, which runs from noon until 5 p.m., provides an opportunity for architects, contractors, tradespeople and related retailers to reach out, network and demonstrate their products and services to homeowners and colleagues.

September 11, 2014

Creating Boundaries… And Breaking Them

Courtesy of Frederick Peters, President of Warburg Realty The buyer wants Park or Fifth Avenue. She insists she will not go anywhere else. The perfect apartment is on 57th Street by the East River. What does the resourceful agent do? Alternatively, the buyer wants to look at properties on the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, Chelsea, and Tribeca. And really, Brooklyn could be interesting too. He wants a three bedroom, but could get by with two bedrooms. And he loves the convenience of new construction, but also has a hankering for those pre-war details you find in the older properties! How does the smart agent respond?

September 9, 2014

Denver’s Famous Taylor Estate Lists for $27.7 Million

Courtesy of Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty The Taylor Estate, where royalty and heads of state have been guests, has been listed for sale for $27.7 million – the highest priced home in Denver, by Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty’s The Wolfe Group and Tye Stockton of Ascent Sotheby’s International Realty.
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