Luxury Real Estate Press Releases

Terrazas De Coson Combines Luxury With An ‘Eco-Chic’ Lifestyle

Dec 30, 2008

Nov 12, 2008 – Samana, Dominican Republic – Nestled among the hills of Samana, next to the beach town of Las Terrenas, lies the exclusive new property Terrazas de Coson. The project is the realization of one man’s dream to live in the midst of nature without sacrificing modern conveniences. Thus, European developers VALMAN created the ultimate “eco-chic” lifestyle, available to elite travelers from around the globe. Terrazas de Coson consists of 72 exclusive “Villa Estates” nestled within the f hillside and spread across 370 acres of land. The villas are available in three designs and range up to 12,000 square feet (1040M²). International design experts GVA will fashion each villa around its particular setting. Carlisle, the world-wide leader in ecologically compatible construction techniques, is providing each villa with a garden tile roof that saves power and diminishes environmental impact. All homes will run on solar energy and will be built with natural, eco-friendly materials. Each estate is positioned 200 meters above sea level offering unparalleled views of the ocean and mountains. Homes boast multiple infinity pools with waterfalls and streams throughout the property. With a global acknowledgment of the importance of ‘green initiatives,’ Terrazas de Coson could not come at a more opportune time, showing the world’s elite how to continue living a life of luxury while contributing to a better earth. Terrazas de Coson will also feature an exclusive five-star boutique hotel with 28 bungalows. Terrazas de Coson will provide residents and guests with an extensive collection of conveniences and exclusive opportunities such as bars, a tennis club, a private beach club and spa, and several restaurants, under the direction of world renowned Chef Christophe Leroy. Las Terrenas is only steps away where visitors can enjoy the picturesque village with its abundance of international bars, restaurants, shops, and more. With a balmy climate and warm breezes visitors can explore outdoor adventures including horseback riding, 4-wheeling, and many water sports. With its own heliport, Terrazas de Coson is easily accessible while upholding the privacy it promises. Central to six airports, including the new El Catey International Airport only 15 minutes away, the project is conveniently located off the new highway from the capital of Santo Domingo which has shortened the drive from 5 hours to a mere 1.5 hours. For more information visit or call 1.800.701.8414.

Resources Real Estate collects for FoodBank

Dec 29, 2008

Rumson, NJ (December, 2008)– Resources Real Estate announces that they will be collecting non-perishable goods for the FoodBank of Ocean and Monmouth Counties beginning Jan. 1 at their River Road location as part of their ongoing community outreach program, Sharing Resources. After learning of the increasing food shortage in the area, Resources owner Carolynn Diakon selected the food bank as one of the real estate agencies many charitable organizations.  In lieu of Christmas gifts for her agents and staff members, Diakon made individual, monetary donations in each of their names and announced the food drive to kickoff the agencies 2009 contribution season.

Ebbie Conatser Joins Pacific Union GMAC Napa Valley Office

Dec 28, 2008

Napa, CA – December 23, 2008 – Pacific Union GMAC Real Estate is pleased to announce Ebbie Conatser has joined the firm working from the Napa office. Conatser was previously with Meritage Properties, Inc.  “We are so pleased to have Ebbie join our Pacific Union family in our downtown Napa office. Ebbie’s commitment to education and staying ahead of the professional curve are evident in her approach to real estate and her clients’ needs,” said Heidi Rickerd-Rizzo, VP and Branch Executive of the firm’s two Napa Valley offices. “Ebbie will be a wonderful asset to Pacific Union and reflects all that our company values in an associate.”

Pacific Union's Ginger Wilcox Makes Top Women Real Estate Bloggers List

Dec 28, 2008

San Francisco, CA – December 23, 2008 – Ginger Wilcox knows how to use technology to advance her real estate practice. The Pacific Union agent blogged her way to the Top 12 Women Real Estate Bloggers for 2008, the third annual who’s-who’s in blogging list put out by Sellsius Real Estate Blog. Wilcox’s blog Marin Real Estate Guide can be found at

Truly Telluride Celebrates the Unique Spirit & Attraction of Telluride

Dec 28, 2008

Just how much ink can a toy town like Telluride absorb? Answer: bring it on. Each of the publications, both traditional and online about life in the region, open a slightly different door into our community. The newest addition to the print parade, published as a glossy and online by Telluride Properties, is “Truly Telluride &,” “Truly Telluride” began its life as mere 20 pages of properties for sale, but has evolved into an eye-popping 50-page up close and personal look at Telluride’s people, its cutting edge institutions and initiatives, and its exceptional properties: who and what constitutes Shangri-La.

Deborah Beacham Joins Michael Saunders & Company

Dec 22, 2008

SARASOTA, Florida—(December 17, 2008)—Deborah Beacham, a consistent top-producer in Southwest Florida’s luxury real estate market, has joined Michael Saunders & Company as an associate in the company’s Longboat Key South office.  Beacham was previously with Premier Properties of Southwest Florida, where her 2007 volume exceeded $25 million.  She brings nine listings to the company valued at more than $30 million.

Colorado Group Realty Announces its Fourth Round of Charitable Foundation Grant Recipients

Dec 22, 2008

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO  (December, 2008) -- The Colorado Group Realty Charitable Foundation awarded a total of $10,000 in grants to six local organizations Monday, December 22nd, at 4 a gathering at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. This is the fourth distribution of grants totaling over $40,000 by the Charitable Foundation and is part of a continuous effort to support community-based programs.

WAV Group gives donation to Feeding America

Dec 18, 2008

ARROYO GRANDE, CA - (December 2008) - More than ever, we have much to be thankful for during this holiday season. The WAV Group is especially grateful for the confidence that our clients have placed in us as consultants. Although our tradition in America is to send a gift basket and a card, this holiday season is different. Our industries and the citizens of our country are facing one of the most difficult periods of a lifetime.

Nine Real Estate Trends for 2009

Dec 17, 2008

For even the most seasoned real estate professional, 2008 was a challenging year. As the credit market tightened, the economy sputtered, foreclosures soared and the stock market took a hit, many were wishing for a crystal ball to see just when to expect a turn-around. While none of us know exactly when we’ll see big improvements in the Chicago-area real estate market, several local developers and agents offer up nine predictions for 2009:

Barbara Josephson, Hall of Fame Member

Dec 17, 2008

HOUSTON, TX - (December 2008) - In recognition of Barbara Josephson’s exceptional skills and dedication to her profession, John Daugherty, Realtors is inducting Barbara into our prestigious Hall of Fame.“Barbara is the entire package – a master negotiator, a marketing genius, and has a wealth of knowledge about the Houston market. She excels in professionalism, business acumen, feedback and follow up, making her a fine example for any Realtor® to follow,” said John A. Daugherty, Jr., president of John Daugherty, Realtors.
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