Luxury Real Estate Press Releases

Real Living Named One of Entrepreneur Magazine's Top New Franchises for 2006

Jan 29, 2006

Real Living Named One of Entrepreneur Magazine's Top New Franchises for 2006 COLUMBUS, OH - (January 24, 2006) – Real Living Inc., the fifth-largest residential real estate firm and 2005 Most Innovative Real Estate Brokerage in the United States, announced its most recent recognition of being ranked 23rd out of 50 for top new franchises and 360th in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 for 2006!

Luxury Real Estate's Board of Regents Had Record-Breaking Sales in 2005

Jan 22, 2006

Luxury Real Estate's Board of Regents Had Record-Breaking Sales in 2005   The Board of Regents, the exclusive affiliation of luxury brokers and the governing body of the Luxury Real Estate network, has experienced record-breaking sales for 2005. Collectively, the Board of Regents, which is comprised of 78 brokerage firms representing 425 offices from around the world, has reported a gross sales volume of $42 billion for last year. This is a 25% increase over 2004, also a record-breaking year for the Regents affiliation.

Diane Turton, Realtors’ Relocation Director Starts Third Term as N.Y. Metro Group Officer

Jan 22, 2006

Diane Turton, Realtors Relocation Director Starts Third Term as N.Y. Metro Group Officer   For the third straight year, Diane Turton, Realtors Relocation Director, Fran Siddons, was elected as an officer for the New York Metro Group and will serve as the organization’s Secretary for 2006. The New York Metro Group is an unique organization made up of almost 60 members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™ (formally RELO®) within the tri-state area, all of whom are independent residential real estate companies. The group was created to increase real estate referral business through networking and education.

Miami Luxury Broker Gains U.K. Stardom with Reality TV Show "Super Agents"

Jan 22, 2006

Miami Luxury Broker Gains U.K. Stardom with Reality TV Show "Super Agents" Carlos Justo, "real estate broker to the stars" for Miami's SOL Sotheby's International Realty, has become a bit of a cult hero in the United Kingdom thanks to his hit reality TV show "Super Agents." The show, which is airing on the International Discovery TLC Networks, takes viewers on a high-end house hunting excursion through Miami's most exclusive neighborhoods and showcases Justo as he mingles with the world's most celebrated entertainers and stars, closes multi-million dollar deals, and makes his presence known in this city's ultra-competitive real estate world.

HIFX Report: The Euro and The Dollar

Jan 22, 2006

HIFX Report: The Euro and The Dollar What has caused the Euro to fluctuate against the Dollar and what does the future  hold?During 2005 the Euro lost over 14% of its value against a resurgent US Dollar. This move meant that had you purchased a property priced at €200,000 in April 2005, you would have paid $260,000 (22nd April  05 - 1.3000). Would you have purchased that same property in November you would have paid 236,000, a saving of $24,000 (4th Nov 05 – 1.1800). So what caused the USD to appreciate so much?  And will it continue to do so through 2006?

Bangor Broker Specializes in Luxury Properties Worldwide

Jan 22, 2006

Bangor Broker Specializes in Luxury Properties WorldwideOriginal published in Foster's Daily Democrat You don't have to go any farther than Bangor to look into buying a 17th-century chateau in France, a villa in Argentina, an island in Uganda or a 31-bedroom palace in Egypt. Those are among the properties that are marketed by Trimble Private Brokerage, a sales and consulting firm that specializes in luxury real estate around the world, including islands and other properties in Maine.

Q&A with Shari Chase of Chase International

Jan 15, 2006

Q&A with Shari Chase of Chase InternationalOriginally published by Inman News Shari Chase's motto is to live simple, think big and make a difference. Chase founded Chase International more than 19 years ago, and the company has since become a well-known brand for luxury real estate.Chase International covers all of Lake Tahoe in California and Nevada and recently opened a new office in Reno, Nev. Chase has five offices in two states, and has an international office in London.

Lila Delman Real Estate Sells Anthony Quinn Estate

Jan 15, 2006

Lila Delman Real Estate Sells Anthony Quinn Estate January 11, 2006 - - Narragansett, RI - - Lila Delman Real Estate today sold the Anthony Quinn Estate on Popasquash Neck for $3,235,000. The listing agent was Melanie Delman and the selling agent was Mary Philbin, also of Lila Delman Real Estate. Mr. James Kearney, an attorney from Bronxville, NY, purchased the property.

Make Your Back Yard into a Sanctuary for Outdoor Pets

Jan 15, 2006

A huge percentage of Americans have pets. Whether we live with dogs, cats, fish or any other animal friends, we love the companionship they offer. On the other hand, we consider anything outside our home to be “wildlife.” While that word is accurate, it can also be misleading. As wildlife – in particular birds – learn to live with the ever-sprawling human population, we have a unique opportunity. It is our chance to “adopt” these wonderful outdoor pets. Here are some simple but important things you can do to make your yard into a sanctuary for outdoor pets (with special thanks to “6 Steps To Turn Your Yard Into A Sanctuary For Birds,” a philosophy created and endorsed by the Wild Bird Feeding Industry [www.wbfi.org]).

John R. Wood Realtors Opens First Fort Myers Office

Jan 15, 2006

John R. Wood Realtors Opens First Fort Myers Office NAPLES, FL, January 10, 2006 -- In the Spring of 2004, the Wood firm purchased the former Ballenger’s seafood restaurant located at 11390 Summerlin Square Road in South Fort Myers. The new refurbished office encompasses 6,500 square feet and will house approximately 50 real estate agents. The Fort Myers office will continue with the Wood firm strategy of facilities located at very prominent locations on major roads across Southwest Florida and will mark the firm’s seventh location.
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