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December 10, 2012

Low Residential Inventory in King County

Courtesy of Ewing & Clark According to the NWMLS’ newly released statistics, the hot topic is that inventory is extremely low in King County residential real estate. King County single family homes for sale (excluding condos) are down 43% from last year. At the end of November there were 3,720 listings for sale in the county, compared to 6,487 last November.

January 5, 2011

The Luxury Single-Family Home Market in Massachusetts

      Submitted by Mark H. Lippolt, Senior Vice President of Operations, Hammond Residential Real Estate. The attached report shows closed single-family home sales in Massachusetts priced over $1 million, sorted by number of closed sales in each town, in descending order. While 99 towns are represented in the 1,195 closed sales, the data are skewed towards the more popular communities. The top 5 towns (Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, Lexington, and Boston) account for 38% of the closed million dollar sales. As has been true all year, there is a heavy concentration of sales in this price range in the towns with the closest proximity to the City of Boston. It is interesting to note that Needham is the only one of the top 11 towns for million dollar sales in which Hammond does not have an office.

October 29, 2010

Millionaire Fair in Moscow

By Kirsty Bryson from Luxury Homes by VAPF The 6th edition of the Moscow Millionaire Fair 2010 took place last weekend (22nd to 24th of October) at the Manezh central exhibition hall in the capital of Russia and did not cease to impress the world over with the blatant display of riches that are predominant amongst the Russian elite society.

October 26, 2010

The International Golf Travel Market to be Held in Valencia, Spain This November

The celebration of the IGTM in Valencia will mark a before and after in golf tourism in the Valencia region of Spain. The meeting, which will take place from the 15th to the 18th of November in Valencia, will attract around 500 professional buyers from the world of golf, some 600 exhibitors from 60 countries and about a hundred specialized media.

October 22, 2010

Lilly Pulitzer Lists Her Palm Beach Home with Brown Harris Stevens

Courtesy of: Brown Harris Stevens Palm Beach By: Candace Jackson of the Wall Street Journal View this exclusive home on Fashion designer and socialite Lilly Pulitzer has listed her Palm Beach, Fla., home for $11.5 million. The main house has large arched windows and several loggias. There are nine bedrooms divided between the main house, a casita and a pool house, all situated amongst tropical gardens. The estate has a swimming pool and is decorated in Ms. Pulitzer's colorful style.

October 22, 2010

The Many Faces of Javea

Javea’s status as one of Spain’s most attractive coastal towns has never been in question, but this idyllic location’s unique selling point is its different faces; whether you prefer lazing on the beach or cataloguing the indigenous flora or fauna, there are few better places in which to base yourself.

October 15, 2010

The Seabourn Soujourn in Valencia

By Kirsty Bryson from Luxury Homes by VAPF The brand new “Seabourn Sojourn” ultra-luxury cruise ship from the prestigious company Yachts of Seabourn, called in the port of Valencia city in Spain for the first time on Thursday the 14th of October. To celebrate the special occasion, the Valencia Port Authorities presented the captain of the ship, Karlo Buer, with a commemorative plaque.

October 8, 2010

Luxury Real Estate Welcomes New Member Kentucky Select Properties.

SEATTLE – (October 5, 2010) – Luxury Real announced today its newest member, Kentucky Select Properties. Who's Who In Luxury Real Estate / is an international network of real estate professionals in more than 60 countries representing the finest residential luxury estates and property brokerages in the world. Each member, carefully selected by John Brian Losh, has been recognized as a leader in the marketing of distinctive and luxury properties, committed to high performance, professionalism, and quality service.

October 8, 2010

Todd Wilkie Joins Tradewinds Realty

Todd has a passion for sailing. As a child he was taught to sail by his Grandfather and his Dad. At the age of 16, Todd achieved his Captains Ticket. He then began to manage and operate his family's charter boat business in Lunenburg. As a young man Todd sailed the Caribbean in the winters and our beautiful South Shore waters in the summer.

October 5, 2010

Valencia 500 Open Attracts Hard Hitters From the World of Tennis

From Saturday 30th October until Sunday 7th November the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias in Valencia will be transformed from one of Spain’s major centres for the Arts to an international sporting venue. This prestigious event is already attracting the attention of the international press, since five of the world’s top 10 players and eight of the top 15 will be competing. The most notable names are Andy Murray (4), Robin Soderling (5), Nikolay Davydenko (6), Fernando Verdasco (8), Mikhail Youzhny (9), David Ferrer (11), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (12) and Gael Monfils (15).
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