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November 30, 2010

Valencia Gains International Recognition

Courtesy of Michel Cruz of Rimontgo To count on the international scene a city needs a certain...well, stature. Names such as New York, London, Paris and Rome speak for themselves, and are so famous that they promote not just a city but country too. In Spain cities such as Madrid and Barcelona enjoy that kind of status – and Valencia would very much like to join this elite group.

November 16, 2010

2 Michelin Star Chef to open Restaurant within the new Alicante Airport Terminal in Spain

The new Alicante airport, known as the El Altet international airport, will be the most modern structure of its kind in Spain when it opens in February 2011, with a capacity for 20 million passengers per year, almost doubling present day numbers. With the opening of the new terminal, El Altet’s luxurious facilities will cover an expanse of eight floors, topped by twenty spectacular large glass domes. The overall investment in extension work is around 670 million euros and the area has increased sixfold (from 54,800 square meters to 333,500 square meters).

June 11, 2009

Madrid Offers an Incredible Lifestyle, Excellent International Schools and Fantastic Transport Links to Europe and the Rest of the World

By Ann Adenius of Signature Residences Worldwide An outstanding, luxurious family home situated in La Moraleja, Madrid, is providing elegant and spacious accommodation – perfect for today’s family lifestyle and entertaining. La Moreleja is the Madrileño version of Beverly Hills, a tranquil and spacious oasis of luxury villas with private gardens. Its residents include the internationally rich and famous, including film stars, impresarios, politicians and top company directors.

June 8, 2009

Real Estate Myths: Who Can Actually Buy Real Estate in Australia?

By Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes Lies, lies and more lies – it seems to be the way many agents and brokers “trick” their way into listing property. Promise the arrival of the “cashed up” international buyer who will overpay for your home and the listing is yours! So who can actually buy property in Australia and who decides? The Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) is the body with the power to decide who can and who cannot purchase homes in Australia. The rules are vague and difficult to understand but I will summarize their view.

June 3, 2009

ERA Landmark’s Sharon Tudor Isler Wins National Award

By Kelly Lawlor of ERA Landmark Real Estate Sharon Tudor Isler, Broker at ERA Landmark Real Estate has been named the winner of the ERA International Collection Sapphire Award. This distinguished award honors Isler for her luxury marketing expertise and her successful sales record in the $850,000+ home market over the past two years. Isler was recognized for this outstanding achievement at the 2009 ERA International Business Conference, held March 5-8 in San Antonio, Texas.

May 13, 2009

IRG International Realty Group / Christie's Great Estates, Portugal Announces the Appointment of João Manso as New Chief Operating Officer

By Carina de Sousa of IRG International Realty Group João Manso will be responsible for the overall day-to-day management of IRG International Realty Group and will be overseeing the performance on all levels. He will also be involved in business development. João Manso has had a long career in Portuguese and international businesses and has been involved in big scale commercial and touristic residential developments. He is a member of Ordem dos Engenheiros and has been managing director of companies related to the resort/touristic industry.

May 7, 2009

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty Agents Honored with Long Island Business Awards

RISMEDIA, May 7, 2009 -Top agents from Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty were recognized in two top residential sales categories at Long Island Business News’ 2009 Real Estate Awards, the company has announced. Peggy Moriarty was honored as Top Producer of the Year (volume by dollars sold), and Margaret Trautmann, Barbara Candee and Rhonda Banker for Top Residential Sale-Nassau, for their roles in the sale of the Northwoods Estate in Oyster Bay Cove. Long Island Business News selected the honorees based on interviews, professional accomplishments and the impact of their work on Long Island economy.

April 10, 2009

Morocco is a chic destination with chic developments to match

By Ann Adenius of Signature Residences Worldwide Morocco is increasingly becoming a favoured destination for investment and lifestyle purchases. The kingdom, offering a taste of Africa on the edge of Europe (it is only 14km from Spain at the nearest point), is ideally situated less than three hours from many European destinations. The country boasts sunshine all year round, and it has a strong culture and sense of identity.

April 1, 2009

IRG International Realty Group Brings Prime Sponsors to Estoril Tennis Open

By Carina de Sousa of IRG International Realty Group          IRG International Realty Group assembled three leading exclusive developments to co-sponsor Portugal’s Tennis event of the year: The Estoril Open. The event takes place from May 2nd to May 10th and will be an excellent opportunity to expose the tournament’s spectators to the best this country has to offer in high-end real estate.

March 30, 2009

Sotheby’s International Realty® Network Promotes Value of Real Estate

  By Janine Carey of Damianos Sotheby's International Realty Nassau, Bahamas (March 30, 2009)—Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty in Nassau, Bahamas today announced that the Sotheby’s International Realty network is partnering with The Wall Street Journal to present the many values of real estate as a long-term investment and showcase unique properties from its network’s 10,700 sales associates located in more than 500 offices in 39 countries and territories worldwide.
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