Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in February 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_02_20_ Hawaii$19,800,000 USD | Maui, Hawaii | Island Sotheby’s International Realty

There are hydraulic lifts that open glass panels to create an indoor-outdoor living space. Mr. Lik calls the style of the home contemporary industrial, with concrete and cedar used throughout the home.”

Inside Peter Lik’s $19.8 Million Maui Surf HutsThe Wall Street Journal

Top of the Superrich’s Real-Estate Wishlist? New York, AspenThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Luxury Manhattan Apartment Designed With Family in MindThe Wall Street Journal

Former FedEx CEO Listing Palm Beach Mansion for $22.9 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A traditional Cycladic villa on this enchanting island in Santorini, GreeceArchitectural Digest

Home of the Day: A space in Silver Lake by Barbara BestorThe Los Angeles Times

Upcoming Auction: Contemporary CuratedSotheby’s 

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in February 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_02_13_Wilton_Connecticut$3,750,000 USD | Wilton, Connecticut | William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

House of the Day: A Contemporary Connecticut Escape from City LifeThe Wall Street Journal

The Lure of the Gold CoastThe New York Times

On the Market: A romantic 1800s home in Neuilly-sur-Seine with a storied pastArchitectural Digest

Those Not Looking to Own an Island Can Share One—The New York Times

House hunting: 6 homes built by settlersThe Week

Apartment on Central Park West Is Listing for $42 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in ItalySotheby’s International Realty

Luxury Farm & Ranch PropertiesSotheby’s

Auction Previews: Bear WitnessSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in February 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_02_06_NYC$10,500,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty- Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

New York, with its booming construction of luxury high-rises, is the city with the highest number of homes owned by the ultra-rich.” 

Multiple Homes Worth Millions: How the Mega-Rich LiveThe Wall Street Journal 

House hunting: 6 striking homes for minimalistsThe Week

The Global Luxury Residential Real Estate Report 2015Sotheby’s International Realty and Wealth-X

On the Market: A historical homestead in wine countryArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A handsome Georgian manse outside AtlantaArchitectural Digest

House of the Day: Home of the Day: Lodge-like retreat in Hollywood Hills WestThe Los Angeles Times

House Hunting in … St. BartsThe New York Times

Where The Super Rich Are Buying HomesCNN Money

Houses with two master suites are in demandNewsday

‘Best in Category’ for Eighth Consecutive Year in Franchise Business Review’s Franchisee Satisfaction AwardsSotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

How to break into luxury real estateInman News

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in January 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_1_30_MelbournePrice Upon Request | Melbourne, Australia | Melbourne Sotheby’s International Realty

House Hunting in … AustraliaThe New York Times

A Modern Manhattan Apartment With Prewar DetailsThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A charming colonial farmstead on the Chesapeake BayArchitectural Digest

In the 7th, Paris Is EarningThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A sprawling villa overlooking the Caribbean Sea in St. LuciaArchitectural Digest

Leighton Meester of ‘Gossip Girl’ lists her Encino houseThe Los Angeles Times

Mallorca and Ibiza Sotheby’s International Realty – Reflecting on 2014, looking forward to 2015Easier.com

Josh Hartnett lists his Minnesota mansionToday

Hamptons Home Prices Hit Seven-Year High in Luxury SurgeBloomberg

£265 million’ blockbuster display goes on show at Sotheby’sThe Standard

Sotheby’s to Test Hong Kong Investors’ Appetite for Fine WineThe Wall Street Journal

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in January 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_01_23_Houston_Texas$14,995,000 USD | Houston, Texas | Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty-Briar Hollow Brokerage

The Spragues spent three years building this home in Houston, inspired by the work of Edwin Lutyens, the British architect whose work ranged from country houses to war monuments to sections of New Delhi. ‘I spent a fair amount of time looking at houses in Europe. I really love Lutyens houses,’ says Mr. Sprague.”

House of the Day: A Lutyens-Inspired Home in HoustonThe Wall Street Journal

Greenwich Mansion With Sports Galore Is Listing for $27.895 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Luxury Brands Should Ride High In 2015Forbes

Los Angeles Home With Beauty Parlor Sells for $30 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

No sweat to fill 30,000 condosMiami News Today

Francis Bacon Rare Double Self-Portrait For Sotheby’s AuctionArtlyst

A Monet Masterwork is on the BlockArchitectural Digest

Sotheby’s Exhibits Contemporary Art Featuring FlowersArchitectural Digest

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in January 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_01_16_Hunter_NY$9,850,000 USD | Hunter, New York | Heather Croner Sotheby’s International Realty

Mountain Homes in Ski CountryThe Wall Street Journal

The Enduring English Style of Architect Edwin LutyensThe Wall Street Journal

Miami a leading luxury capital of the worldMiami Herald

On the Market: A loft residence in the Dallas Design DistrictArchitectural Digest

Best Buy Cities: Where To Invest In Housing In 2015Forbes 

The next Aspen is . . . Bethesda?Fortune 

A room with a Venetian viewCountry Life

Kym Gold’s Malibu House Relists for $26.5 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

The Most Powerful People in Residential Real EstateSwanepoel’s Power 200 List

Realogy’s grand vision for deploying ZipRealty’s technologyInman News

MoMA to Sell a Monet in LondonThe New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in January 2015

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.2015_01_09Puck Penthouse $66mil NY NY$66,000,000 USD | New York, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty- East Side Manhattan Brokerage

The uppermost duplex apartment in Manhattan’s Puck Penthouses will list for $66 million, according to listing agent Nikki Field. If it sells at asking price, it will be the most expensive sale in downtown Manhattan.”

Downtown New York Penthouse to List for $66 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Rhode Island Farm on the WaterThe Wall Street Journal

The Market Is Heating Up in the U.S. Virgin IslandsAOL Real Estate

House of the Day: An Island Hideaway in the PhilippinesThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A Greek Revival plantation in Palmetto, GeorgiaArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A historic Colonial saltbox in Holliston, MassachusettsArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A historic Colonial Revival in Atlanta, GeorgiaArchitectural Digest

House Hunting in … UruguayThe New York Times

House Hunting in … BelizeThe New York Times

10 Reasons 2015 Will Rock for Real EstateRealtor Mag

The sweet sell of success: These are the top 10 most expensive homes sold in the D.C. region in 2014The Washington Post

Luxury Home Sales Boomed In Many Canadian Cities In 2014: Sotheby’sHuffington Post Canada

Weldon Collection of Paintings to Be Sold at Sotheby’sThe New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in December 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2015_01_02_St. Vashon_Washington$43,000,000 USD | St. Vashon, Washington | Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty

The 525-acre estate on Washington’s Vashon Island is a magnificent assemblage of 47 neighboring tax parcels. It includes a private lake, driving range and chipping/putting greens, equestrian barns, and a 2,200-foot landing strip with helipad. The property is one of the largest on the market within a 15-minute helicopter ride of downtown Seattle.”

Rare 525-Acre Arboretum Near Seattle Listed at $43 MillionAOL Real Estate

A Waterfront ClassicPalm Beach Daily News

On the Market: A Georgian-style manor on 280 acres in Winnsboro, South CarolinaArchitectural Digest

Luxury property predictions 2015The Telegraph

5 Things To Watch In Housing In 2015CNBC

Eight Cities Where U.S. Home Prices Are Setting New RecordsWSJ Real Time Economics Blog

Millions Of Homeowners Could Refinance And Save BigCNN Money

2014′s Best and BrightestSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in December 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_12_26_Parmalee_Florida$19,000,000 USD | Islamorada, Florida | Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty

Celebrities, real estate developers and privacy-seekers who want to feel like they are on a private peninsula have the rare opportunity to own 40 acres in the upper Florida Keys just aching to become one mega-estate or 10 smaller parcels.”

Rare Chance to Own 40 Acres in Florida Keys: Asking $19 MillionAOL Real Estate

House hunting: 7 lovely Victorian-era homesThe Week

House Hunting in … the Turks and Caicos IslandsThe New York Times

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence In SwitzerlandSotheby’s International Realty

Homeowners Underestimate Their Property ValuesLos Angeles Times

On the Market: A stone manse with stunning gardens in Sandy Springs, GeorgiaArchitectural Digest

New York City Prices in MiamiThe New York Times

Want to buy a vineyard? Here’s where to lookCNBC

Home of the Day: In good company on GlendowerLos Angeles Times

Sotheby’s Achieves Record Year With Women The Unexpected Power PlayersArtlyst

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in December 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

2014_12_19 Aspen_Colorado$65,000,000 USD| Aspen, Colorado | Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

In a survey conducted earlier this year, 64% of wealthy Americans said they were likely to buy a legacy home to keep in the family, according to a report published earlier this year by Sotheby’s International Realty, which surveyed about 700 affluent consumers around the world.”

The Ultimate Heirloom: A Sprawling EstateThe Wall Street Journal

What You Get for … $1,400,000The New York Times

On the Market: A contemporary barn-style residence in the countryside in Salisbury, ConnecticutArchitectural Digest

Bruce Willis’ lakefront lodge in the woods in Hailey, IdahoArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 6 classic Florida housesThe Week

Home Builder’s New Sweet SpotCNBC

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Coverage Area To Represent Brand In Fort Worth, TexasSotheby’s International Realty

Housing Outlook 2015: 11 Predictions From The ExpertsForbes