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July 22, 2010

Hammond Hingham Office Welcomes Wilbur

Courtesy of Mark H. Lippolt of Hammond Real Estate HINGHAM, MA (July 24, 2010) – Continuing the firm’s expansion, Jeff Forsythe, Senior Vice President of Hammond Residential’s Hingham office, has announced that Susan Wilbur has joined the firm.  In her new position, Wilbur will be representing buyers and sellers from Hammond’s office located at 15 Leavitt Street, Hingham.  Forsythe said of Wilbur:  “The combination of intelligence and caring that Susan brings to her real estate career makes her an ideal addition to the Hammond team in Hingham.  From first-time buyers to developers to luxury estates, Susan does it all with an unwavering attention to detail and with expertise in pricing and negotiating.”

May 4, 2010

Real Estate Roundtable

Courtesy of: McGuire Real Estate, Alain Pinel Realtors, Hill & Company, Paragon Real Estate, and Morgan Lane/Pacific Union. For the seventh year running, the Nob Hill Gazette gathered some of the best and brightest of the region’s real estate world to get an inside look at the market. This year also saw the addition participants from related industries outside of real estate—finance and general contracting—to further round out the discussion.

March 26, 2010

Historic San Francisco Firehouse Sold By Pacific Union Real Estate

By Candace Jackson of the Wall Street Journal Art collector John Traina's landmarked San Francisco property—a converted 1893 firehouse once owned by former California Gov. Jerry Brown—has sold for $3.36 million, about 30% less than its original $4.85 million asking price in September 2007. Mr. Traina is a retired maritime entrepreneur formerly married to novelist Danielle Steel, with whom he raised seven children. He bought the roughly 4,000-square-foot firehouse in a 2006 private sale. The Pacific Heights estate has three bedrooms, four baths and a guest house. The fire poles remain in the living room, and the original garage door opens into the great room, where fire trucks once parked.

March 23, 2010

Buckley & Buckley Real Estate Sponsors 22nd Annual Bainbridge In Bloom Garden Tour

Courtesy of: Buckley and Buckley Real Estate Buckley and Buckley Real Estate is a proud sponsor of the 22nd Annual Bainbridge In Bloom Garden Tour (July 9 & 10), a benefit for the Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Council (BIAHC), whose mission is "to create an environment on Bainbridge Island in which the arts and humanities flourish." This year's garden tour will feature six outstanding gardens. It will be a drive/shuttle experience, as the gardens are located throughout the island. 

March 16, 2010

Luxury Mansion Reduced by $10 Million

Courtesy of: Hurwitz James Company by Unique Homes In Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, an entertainer’s dream has been reduced by $10 million. Through private entrance gates, a world of prestige and pleasure are introduced to the discerning buyer. The verdant grounds that surround the 26,000-square-foot home are host to a helipad, championship tennis courts, multiple pools, a par-3 golf hole and a 9-car garage that has space for a limousine.

March 9, 2010

LuxuryRealEstate.com Announces Katrina Campins of The Campins Company and Star of The First Season of The Apprentice As the Featured Speaker at the 8th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat

Courtesy of: LuxuryRealEstate.com Katrina S. Campins, Founder of The Campins Company, is among the most visible and successful real estate professionals in the country. Headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida, with offices in Chicago and Maryland as well as a proprietary network of brokers called The Campins Clique Nationwide, Katrina’s sales production ranks her among the top ½ percent of realtors’ nationwide. She has been featured in numerous publications including recognition as Realtor Magazine’s ‘Top 30 Under 30’ in 2004, Forbes, USA Today, NY Post, NY Times, Sports Illustrated, Ocean Drive, ESPN, Player Magazine, Variety Magazine, the covers of People Magazine, US Weekly, In Touch an d many more. Katrina continues to leverage her media exposure to further her real estate career and build The Campins brand, thus providing exposure to her properties and clients. Katrina has and continues to appear on NBC, VH1, E!, HGTV, SITV, Topps TV, Fox News, CNN, CNBC, ESPN, MTV, BBC and starred in Bravo’s docu-drama, Miami Social.

February 19, 2010

Denver Four Seasons Residences and Hotel Opening Soon!

By: Rollie Jordan of The Kentwood Companies at Cherry Creek The highly anticipated grand opening of the Four Season Hotel and Private Residences Denver is approaching. The building is set to open in September of 2010. At $350 million, this property is set to be the most expensive building ever built in the Denver area. 45 floors of luxury comprise the building including 102 private residences and 240 guest hotel rooms. Over half the private residences have been sold ranging in price from $ 895,000 to $7.5 million.

June 15, 2009

Bahamas Real Estate Association Gala Banquet

  By Janine Carey of Damianos Sotheby's International Realty A gala banquet was held at the Atlantis Resort on May 29th, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Bahamas Real Estate Association and its achievements over the years. The President of the Bahamas Real Estate Association, Mr. William Wong, welcomed His Excellency Hon. Arthur D. Hanna, the Rt. Hon. Hubert Ingraham and all the members present. In his key note address, Prime Minister Ingraham spoke in detail about the recently amended Real Property Tax Act.
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