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April 18, 2011

Thank You LRE Members!

Courtesy of John Brian Losh of Luxury Real Estate Thanks, in part, to the generosity of some of our Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate members, Lance Corporal Juan Dominguez, United States Marine Corps, a triple amputee as a result of a land mine explosion in Afghanistan, will be able to purchase a customized automobile to enable him to drive when he returns home to New Mexico from Rehab in Washington DC. Thank you so much for making a difference in this brave man’s life.

March 22, 2011

The Price Is Right. Or Is It?

Courtesy of Frederick Peters, President of Warburg Realty Pricing is never easy. To price correctly brokers (and sellers) need to have both a sense of where the market is today and where it might be in a few weeks. We need to take into account the uniqueness of the product, the likely demand relative to other properties and segments of the market, and the depth of competing supply. We need to realistically assess the condition of the property and what its strengths and weaknesses are. And then we need to settle on a number which is ambitious but not prohibitive, which will induce people to stretch but not to walk away. Never an easy task for either seller or broker!

March 4, 2010 Welcomes Returning Member: Lisa James Otto Country Properties

Courtesy of: is pleased to introduce our newest member, Lisa James Otto Country Properties. Specializing in antique historic houses, charming country houses, farms and estates, and riverfront cottages, Lisa James Otto Country Properties is the expert of local real estate in New Hope, Pennsylvania and Stockton, New Jersey and surrounding areas.

February 19, 2010

Turpin Real Estate Inc. Expands to Chatham, New Jersey

Courtesy of: Turpin Real Estate Inc. Turpin Real Estate Inc. this month opened a new office at 186 Main St. in Chatham. "It's exciting to announce that we are opening a new office at a time when other real estate agencies are closing and consolidating across the state," said John D. Turpin, president of the family owned business, who also will serve as the Chatham branch manager.

July 2, 2009

Historic Portsmouth, New Hampshire Is the Place to be for the 4th of July!

By: Weichert Realtors Points East Properties The city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire is at its best as it hosts a notable celebration of Independence Day with great events spanning the week leading up to the 4th of July. This annual historical celebration has a parade, fireworks, living history reenactments, music, and great food.

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 6, 2009

Luxury Home: Stockton, New South Wales

By Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes Luxury Grand Mansion Estate This exceptional luxury home in Stockton near Newcastle was built in 1897 and was originally known as “Quigley House“. Proudly presented by Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, the home is built on a fabulous estate covering 2333 square metres.

March 16, 2009

National Trust for Historic Preservation Dozen Distinctive Destinations - Santa Fe, NM

From The National Trust for Historic Preservation Courtesy of Paula Berthelot of Prudential Santa Fe Real Estate Perched high in the foothills of the southern Rocky Mountains, Santa Fe, New Mexico is unparalleled in its richness of history, arts and culture. Signature adobe architecture and old world charm combine with culinary sophistication and a creative flair to make the city one of the country's most fascinating destinations.

March 2, 2009

Emerald Monkey Eco Luxe Resort - Glamorously Green

By Ann Adenius of Signature Residences Worldwide Emerald Monkey Eco Luxe Resort & Residences is one of the newest developments to be announced in the Caribbean. This one-of-a- kind development is located in the Archipelago region of Bocas del Toro, in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Panama. The development has been designed to be the first luxury “Zero Carbon Footprint Project” in the world.
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