Luxury Real Estate Press Releases

Slifer Smith & Frampton Records $1 Billion in Sales for Fiscal Year 2004-2005

Nov 27, 2005

Slifer Smith & Frampton Records $1 Billion in Sales for Fiscal Year 2004-2005 Vail, CO–Slifer Smith & Frampton, the Vail Valley’s premier real estate firm, is pleased to announce a sales record for the company of $1 billion for fiscal year 2004-2005. This is the first year the company has exceeded the billion-dollar mark. By comparison, during the company’s first year of operation in 1994, Slifer Smith & Frampton completed $364 million worth of sales.

John's Island Real Estate Company Awarded Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist Award

Nov 27, 2005

John's Island Real Estate Company Awarded Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist Award Vero Beach, FL, November 21, 2005 – John's Island Real Estate Company and Robert Gibb, Broker/Chairman, were recently selected as the Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist winner for the 2005 National Philanthropy Day Awards. The annual award was presented by the Treasure Coast chapter of the American Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Fashionable Floral Trends in Holiday Decorating

Nov 27, 2005

Do you like the straight, clean lines that define contemporary minimalist taste? Or are you into flash and glamour? Or maybe you favor rich, sumptuous, luxurious textures and colors?  Whatever style defines your personality and manifests your character, the holiday season with its open houses, dinner parties and gifting traditions presents the perfect time to express yourself as an innovator, trendsetter and fashion-forward visionary through creative home décor with fresh flowers. FTD Master Floral Designer Keith White, AIFD, defines the latest in-vogue color palettes and provides the following suggestions for incorporating them into holiday decorating that celebrates the season with style and grace.

Diane Turton Honored As “An Exceptional Woman”

Nov 20, 2005

Diane Turton Honored As “An Exceptional Woman” POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NEW JERSEY (November 18, 2005) – Diane Turton, president and broker/owner of Diane Turton, Realtors, was recently selected as one of a select group of  “Exceptional Women” by WJRZ radio, Oldies 100, in its first annual "Exceptional Women of the Year" program. 

Scottsdale Fine Properties Scoops Highly Prestigious Property Awards

Nov 20, 2005

Scottsdale Fine Properties Scoops Highly Prestigious Property Awards At a glittering awards ceremony held at the London Marriott in Grosvenor Square on November 4, 2005, Scottsdale Fine Properties won top awards in the following categories: Best Estate Agent, Best Property and Best Advertising Agent, in the Bentley International Property Awards – the world’s biggest and most important property event. The fact that Scottsdale Fine Properties earned three of these coveted awards is sure proof that Arizona can not only compete but also triumph within the highly competitive international property arena. In fact, throughout the entire international competition Scottsdale Fine Properties was the only agency to win three awards! Having been given this high recommendation by its peers, the company will display the Bentley International Property Awards’ logo with pride. This symbol of excellence will be recognized and appreciated by the public who are becoming increasingly well informed and discerning about the properties they seek to buy.

100 Private Islands

Nov 13, 2005

100 PRIVATE ISLANDSInterview by Bellini Lacey, Global Divisions Coordinator for Luxury Real Estate Luxury Real Estate member, Cheyenne Morrison of Coldwell Banker Morrison’s Private Islands in Cairns, Australia contacted me last week to inform me that he was about to list his 100th Private Island on I knew Cheyenne received more hits with his private island listings than any other Luxury Real Estate member by a ratio of 4 to 1. Knowing this about his listing’s web traffic compelled me to ask him a few questions:

John R. Wood Web Site Wins Top Award

Nov 13, 2005

John R. Wood Web Site Wins Top Award  Naples, FL (PRWEB) November 11, 2005 -- John R. Wood, Inc. Realtors® recently captured first place in Florida Realtor Magazine’s company Web site contest for the second year in a row and the fourth time in the contest’s history. The award commended the Wood firm for the site’s innovative tools and information for consumers and associates. “We keep adding new features to our site, and we’re always trying to drive traffic there by promoting it in our marketing,” says Phil Wood, president of the Naples-based company. “It’s definitely meeting our company’s goals.” Home Buying and Selling just Got Easier

Nov 13, 2005 Home Buying and Selling just Got EasierFOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2005--After soliciting, reviewing and tactically implementing the feedback provided by many of their customers and prospective customers, Star Real Estate has announced many new home buying, selling and relocation features on their Web site. Features like StarWatch(TM), VIP Membership, Expanded Property Search, Star Relocation Center, and Lifestyle Collection(TM) are now available on Star's Web site,, giving home buyers and sellers more options for quicker-than-ever-before real estate answers. Tacha Kasper, Star Real Estate's director of communications, said: "Our team has worked hard to integrate many tools and features we know the home purchasing market has been clamoring for. We've made the Web site a virtual, 24/7 assistant, so our realtors can focus on what they do best ... negotiating the best deal on behalf of their customers and making the purchase or selling dream a reality."

Rob Thomson's Charities for Children

Nov 13, 2005

Rob Thomson's Charities for ChildrenBy Liz Best, The Palm Beach PostRob Thomson, co-owner of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities, founded Charities for Children, which has distributed about 28,000 toys to needy children in Palm Beach and Martin counties.  Thomson founded Charities for Children last year and distributed about 28,000 toys to children in Palm Beach and Martin counties. He's gearing up to do the same thing this holiday season, despite the upheaval caused by Hurricane Wilma.

Why (Not) Your Mother's Wallpaper?

Nov 10, 2005

One of the more exciting trends today in interior design is mid 20 century modern, but retro with a twist. Modification of this motif is necessary because today’s new homes are, according to The National Association of Homebuilders, more than twice as large as they were in the 1950s, and 50 percent larger than they were in the 1970s.
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