Mountains cover nearly two-thirds of Switzerland. The country’s defining geographical feature has been the backbone of Swiss tourism for more than a century.
Malta is one of the world’s smallest countries, but it is densely packed--not just in population but in history and heritage.
The name is said to be derived from the word meaning refuge or haven by the ancient Phoenicians who inhabited this area thousands of years ago. The name is still fitting.
Home Buyers are drawn to Switzerland real estate for its economic and political stability and to the Lake Geneva region in particular for its beauty, traditions and cultural heritage. The historical real estate of the region, such as Roman ruins, medieval castles and archeological sites cast their spells.
The mythical and mystical nation of Greece is scattered among thousands of islands and islets throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Fewer than 250 are inhabited. The country is one of Europe’s most mountainous countries, yet its bays and coves, sand dunes and blue flag beaches are often what second home buyers have their eyes on.
Since Chamonix, France, hosted the first winter Olympics in 1924, the French Alps region has come to be known as a winter wonderland of glam. Sure, the skiing is fantastique, but one needn’t be a powder hound to enjoy time here or consider investing here. In fact, off-season is active season with golfing, cycling, hiking and mountaineering attracting affluent vacation homeowners interested in a healthy lifestyle--with a shot of luxury.
The wine country region of Northern California is much more than world-class vineyards and cultivated cuisine. It is a state of mind. With its unparalleled natural beauty, temperate climate and diverse cultural opportunities, it is a luxury living destination for those who expect the very best and want to enjoy it in an unhurried, unspoiled setting.
With some of the most exclusive real estate in the country, Westchester County is the ideal setting for suburban luxury living with easy access to first-class urban amenities.
Victoria is about as old as cities go in the Pacific Northwest and about as colorful as they get anywhere. This lush locale on the southern tip of Vancouver Island is known as the City of Gardens. With its surprisingly temperate climate, color spills out as flowers bloom year-round.