Luxury Real Estate Press Releases

York, Simpson Underwood Awarded the Standing Ovation Award as "Best Residential Real Estate Company"

Jan 13, 2005 —

Raleigh, NC - January, 2005 - For the third year in a row, York Simpson Underwood have been awarded the Standing Ovation Award as "Best Residential Real Estate Company" in the Triangle by the readers of Metro Magazine. For more information please go to Metro Magazine Online!

Gustave J. S. White Real Estate Announces the Sale of “Broadlawns”

Jan 10, 2005 —

January, 2005 - Gustave J. S. White Real Estate, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s exclusive Regent’s member for the State of Rhode Island is please to announce the sale of “Broadlawns” located on Narragansett Bay in Newport, RI. This 15+ acre waterfront estate was listed in July of 2004 and closed on December 28, 2004 for the price of $10,000,000. With its 600+ feet of waterfrontage, deep water dock, stately residence and subdivision possibilities, “Broadlawns” was a very unique offering to the luxury buyer looking for real estate in the New England region.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate establishes a Tsunami Relief Fund

Jan 06, 2005 —

Seattle, WA – January, 2005 –  The enormous devastation left by the recent Tsunami can be felt at every corner of the globe.  At the time of this article, the death toll is over 155,000 with numbers climbing daily. More than 500,000 people were injured, and tens of thousands are still missing.  Due to the fact that many victims were swept into the ocean or buried under rubble, the final death toll may never be known.  An estimated 5 million people are left homeless and destitute, with one million homeless in Indonesia alone.

2004 Athena Award Presented To Diane Turton

Jan 05, 2005 —

Presented by the Western Monmouth Chamber of Commerce, the Award Recognizes Ms. Turton's Continued Success and Commitment to the Community  POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NEW JERSEY (January 3, 2005) -Diane Turton, president, owner and broker of record for Diane Turton, Realtors, was recently presented the "2004 ATHENATM Award" by the Western Monmouth Chamber of Commerce (WMCC) during its 19th annual ATHENA Award luncheon.  The award program celebrates the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the community. Ms. Turton was also recognized for her efforts to counsel, encourage and mentor women who are entering the workforce, moving forward in their careers or returning to work. Arthur R. Kondrup, president and CEO, WMCC, said "Diane was honored with this award because of her dedication toward the highest levels of professional accomplishment.  She continues to excel in the real estate industry while also devoting her time and energy to the communities that the company serves."The ATHENA Award program was created in 1982 by a chamber of commerce in Michigan with the goal of focusing on outstanding women professionals and executives in the community. A second goal was to open leadership opportunities for women in the chamber of commerce and the community's workplaces. The WMCC is currently the only chamber of commerce in New Jersey to honor deserving individuals with this prestigious award.  Ms. Turton said, "It truly was a privilege just to be nominated for the prestigious ATHENA Award which is known nationally. And, to be chosen is an exceptional honor.  Adding to the special significance of the award is the fact that the nine nominees are all leading women in their respective industries."

Lux Is In Flux

Jan 05, 2005 —

January 6, 2005 -- Despite a reported upswing in residential real estate prices for the past 12 months, the super high-end of the New York apartment market has been spiraling downward. According to reports from Douglas Elliman and Brown Harris Stevens — considered the industry's two most influential market reports — the high-end luxury market has taken a substantial dip in the last few reporting periods.

Who's Who - Asian Division Reports on the Devastation of the Tsunami

Dec 29, 2004 —

Words are hard to find this morning, as I take a breather and contemplate these last 4 days which has seen a freak once in a lifetime tsunami hit our tranquil isle and beat the living daylights out of it. Like a bully she was selective and hit hardest those areas which were on a marine shelf (Patong, Kamala, Bangtao and Khao Lak), as opposed to those with deep water frontage (Surin, Naithon, Mai Khao- JW Marriott, and Natai beach, all of which were almost completely untouched).

Eddie Murphy's Englewood, NJ Home Offered For Sale

Dec 29, 2004 —

New Jersey – January 3, 2004 - As seen on, Eddie Murphy’s 7 bedroom home, complete with its own music studio and bowling alley is now on the market for $30,000,000. The home is located in beautiful and private East Hill Englewood, New Jersey on 5 sprawling acres. Eddie Murphy first found national fame as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, and for his outrageous stand-up comedy. His recent credits have included, the voice of the Donkey in “Shrek” and “Shrek 2”, and as a comical stay-at-home-dad in training in “Daddy Day Care”.

Diane Turton Named Women Of Influence For 2004

Dec 21, 2004 —

Diane Turton Named By NJBIZ As One Of Its Women Of Influence For 2004 Women Chosen for Playing a Key Role In The Economic Life of New Jersey POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NEW JERSEY (December 20, 2004) ­– Diane Turton, president, owner and broker of record for Diane Turton, Realtors, has been named one of the Garden State’s Women of Influence for 2004 by NJBIZ, a leading provider of business news and information about New Jersey companies and the State’s economy. 

David Boehmig Installed as 2005 Atlanta Board of Realtors President

Dec 21, 2004 —

Atlanta, Dec. 22 – The Atlanta Board of Realtors has elected a new president for 2005: David Boehmig. He is the general manager and chief operating officer of Jenny Pruitt & Associates. He installed on Dec. 1, during the Atlanta board's year-end business meeting and luncheon held at the Piedmont Driving Club in Buckhead, Ga.

Elaine Tomanek Appointed President of Board of Realtors

Dec 20, 2004 —

Englewood, FL, Dec. 21 –Elaine L. Tomanek, manager of the Michael Saunders & Company Englewood, FL, office, was appointed 2005 president of the Englewood Area Board of Realtors on November 19, 2004. A member of the board since 1999, she will focus her efforts as president on continuing the Scholarship Fund events for Realtors and the public and on improving technology for the member agents, brokers and support staff.
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