Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2015

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

imagereader.aspx$70,000,000 USD | New York, USA | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

A Manhattan penthouse that sold for $50.9 million in early 2014 is relisting for $70 million, according to listing agent Kamali Chandler of Sotheby’s International Realty.
Called Penthouse One, the apartment comprises the top floor of Walker Tower, an Art Deco office building converted to condos. When it was sold by the developers in 2014, it set a record for the most expensive home sale downtown.

Manhattan Penthouse Goes Back on the Market for $70 Million — Wall Street Journal

Empty Nesters Reclaim the Kids’ Rooms — The Wall Street Journal

Monaco real estate just had its hottest year ever — CNN Money

On the Market: A 19th-century brownstone in Savannah, Georgia — Architectural Digest

Lutyens: Delhi’s Leafy Corridors of Power — Wall Street Journal

Orange County Nears Peak Prices — Mansion Global

5 reasons why LinkedIn is a useful tool for real estate agents — Inman

London Real Estate, Beyond Insane — Bloomberg

Indian Luxury Home Buyers Go Global — Mansion Global

A Hint of Versailles on Central Park South — New York Times

World’s Most Expensive Estate for Sale — Huffington Post

Sonoma Ranch with Party Barns Seeks $32 Million — The Wall Street Journal

Scottish house prices rise twice as fast as in England and Wales — Property Wire

Bridging the Divide Between Technology and Real Estate — Curbed Chicago

Signs of a Real Estate Upswing in Barbados — New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in May 2015

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

Unknown$13,999,000 USD | West Yarmouth, Massachusetts | Sotheby’s International Realty – Osterville Brokerage

This approximately 5,851-square-foot, four-bedroom house is part of Great Island, a gated community on Cape Cod. It has a tower designed to look like a lighthouse and views of Nantucket Sound and Lewis Bay. The home sits on 3.82 acres with 640 feet of beach frontage and a private deep-water boat slip on a shared pier. Three Summer Getaways on the WaterWall Street Journal

On the Market: A Pierre Koenig–designed home on a bluff overlooking the Pacific OceanArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 7 homes with beautiful natural lightingThe Week

On the Market: An 18th-century neoclassic villa in the hills of TuscanyArchitectural Digest

Metro Home Prices Maintain Steady Growth in First Quarter of 2015National Association of Realtors

Real Estate in St. LuciaNew York Times

Realogy Issues First Annual Corporate Social Responsibility ReportRISMedia

A Rothko Tops Sotheby’s Contemporary Art AuctionNew York Times

Manhattan’s Mid-Sized Market MakersThe Real Deal

Cartier Ruby Sets Record in $161 Million Sotheby’s Jewelry SaleBloomberg

How Blue Hill at Stone Barns Transplanted Its Farmhouse Feel Into a Sotheby’s GalleryThe New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in May 2015

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

2015_05_08_Redwood_California$8,000,000 USD | Redwood Valley, California | Dreyfus Sotheby’s International Realty

The owners built this 7,200-square-foot Victorian home in the 1990s, but strived to mimic the architecture and details of a house from a century earlier, using replicas of antique push-button light switches and 20 different moldings.” 

House of the Day: A Victorian-Inspired Cattle Ranch on 1,745 AcresThe Wall Street Journal

How the Master Bedroom Took Over the HouseThe Wall Street Journal

House hunting: 7 lovely homes on the Georgia coastThe Week

House of the Day: An Elegant Oasis in ManhattanThe Wall Street Journal

$550,000 Homes in Virginia, New York State and New MexicoThe New York Times

Americans are scooping up real estate bargains… overseasCNN Money

Spring Home Buying 2015Realty Today

Realogy sees ‘healthy’ spring selling season aheadInman

Pop RomanceSotheby’s

Van Gogh Painting Is Star During Sotheby’s AuctionThe New York Times

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in April 2015

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

2015_05__01Chicago$9,250,000 USD | Chicago, Illinois | Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty

Though it once housed horses and carriages as part of a dairy distribution center, this historic home is on a quiet residential street in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. The 9,200-square-foot house was completed in 2012. The property spans two buildings: one, built in the late 1800s, is three stories and was once the barn; the other is a former commercial structure that was built in the early 1900s.”

House of the Day: In Chicago’s Lincoln Park, a 19th-Century Dairy Building Turned Urban RetreatThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Sailor’s Dream Home on the WaterThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A London-Inspired Apartment in Hong KongThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A traditional shingle-clad estate in the HamptonsArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 6 homes in the Cincinnati areaThe Week

East Side Story­The Observer

Spring home sales ‘starting off on solid footing’MarketWatch

Extreme Homes of Colorado: See Aspen’s Summit House listing price $65MThe Denver Channel

Grand Swiss Avenue estate for sale has Neiman Marcus historyDallas Culture Map

Ready to move: Everything you need to know about ManasquanNJ.com

Competition rises as home remodeling goes digitalCNBC

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in April 2015

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

2015_04_24_Laguna Beach_CA$75,000,000 USD | Laguna Beach, California |HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty

Laguna Beach Home on Two Peninsulas Is Listing for $75 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

A Duplex on the Upper East Side for $18.5 MillionThe New York Times

In Fairfield, the Builders Are BackThe New York Times

Singer Nick Jonas sells his perch in Hollywood HillsThe Los Angeles Times

Geodesic dome home for sale has history for its former familyNewsday

Knowing the market can give investors an advantageUS News

Home buyers in these markets have the upper handCNN Money

A room-by-room guide to this year’s Sotheby’s Designer ShowhouseArchitectural Digest

Crown Jewels from Sotheby’s “Magnificent Jewels” saleArchitectural Digest

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in April 2015

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

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$1 Million Homes in Washington, D.C., Denver and VermontThe New York Times

House of the Day: A New Jersey Home That Doubles As a ResortThe Wall Street Journal

Asia House of the Day: A Hong Kong High-Rise for EntertainingThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A 1773 farmhouse in the Lakes Region in Brookfield, New HampshireArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A glass-walled penthouse designed by Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman Architects in NYCArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A charming Greek Revival farmhouse near Woodstock Village in Pomfret, VermontArchitectural Digest

Guess Where The Hottest Housing Markets Are?CNN Money

Investing in Palm Beach PropertyDujour

Sotheby’s Offering a Rothko Once Owned by Bunny Mellon—The New York Times

A Video of Sotheby’s 2015 Designer ShowhouseArchitectural Digest

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in April 2015

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

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$32,000,000 USD | Brooklyn, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Downtown Manhattan Brokerage

The apartment is a combination of no less than nine units spanning the 10th, 11th and 12th floors of the waterfront condo One Brooklyn Bridge Park. The apartment also has a 3,500-bottle wine room off the dining room, a gym with a rock-climbing wall and a screening room, as well as two deeded parking spaces downstairs. The home has views of the Statue of Liberty and the Brooklyn Bridge and as far as midtown Manhattan.”

Brooklyn’s Priciest Condo Listed for $32 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty brings listings to life on new Web site with videos, visualsLuxury Daily

On the Market: An elegant Greek Revival manse in the Philadelphia suburbsArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A midcentury-modern home in Frank Lloyd Wright’s UsoniaArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A 19th-century brownstone in the Landmark DistrictArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A 1773 farmhouse in the Lakes Region in Brookfield, New HampshireArchitectural Digest

Homes With ‘Grandfather’ ClausesThe Wall Street Journal

Canada’s luxury home market driven by baby boom generationCBC News

The Hottest 20 Housing Markets To Watch This SpringHousingWire

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence into MauritiusSotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

See Designer Eric Cohler Pull Together a Charming Family RoomArchitectural Digest

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in April 2015

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

2015_04_04_Australia$27,700,000 USD | New South Wales, Australia | Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty

Homes: What $25 million buys around the worldCNN Money

House hunting: 6 homes in the foothillsThe Week

On the Market: A contemporary manse overlooking the Tennessee River ValleyArchitectural Digest

House of the Day: An Artist’s Manhattan Apartment of ‘Wonders’The Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A charming Victorian overlooking Kennesaw MountainArchitectural Digest

$1,695,000 Homes in California, Arizona and GeorgiaThe New York Times

Nixon’s Western White House Is Listed for $75 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Miami Beach Penthouse With Pool Lists for $33 MillionThe Wall Street Journal

Immerse yourself in the NEW sir.comSotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, WashingtonSotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Welcomes Virginia FirmSotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

Sotheby’s to Auction 6 More Monet Paintings—The Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s to Auction Haute Couture—WWD

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Fourth Week in March 2015

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

2015_03_27_ Marthas Vineyard

$2,889,000 USD | Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts | Wallace & Co. Sotheby’s International Realty

On Martha’s Vineyard, located 7 miles off Cape Cod, picnickers can enjoy lobster rolls on Menemsha Beach, famed for its sunsets, in Chilmark. The island also has five historic lighthouses, more than 50 art galleries and numerous local boutiques—chain stores are largely banned here.”

Top Spots for Luxury Getaway HomesThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: Photographer Peter Lik’s lush surf-hut-inspired retreat overlooking Honolua BayArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 7 homes for amateur chefsThe Week

$2,200,000 Homes in Chicago, Colorado and New HampshireThe New York Times

House of the Day: A $4.4 Million House Where the Manatees SwimThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: Famed editor Maxwell Perkins’s former residence in New Canaan, ConnecticutArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A historic Mediterranean Revival home in Sapphire ShoresArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A Colonial-style home designed by Georgia architect Philip Shutze in Tuxedo ParkArchitectural Digest

Financing a Vacation HomeThe Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters BrazilSotheby’s International Realty

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in March 2015

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

2015_03_20_St. Martin$3,900,000 | Terres Basses, St. Martin | St. Martin Sotheby’s International Realty

House Hunting in … St. MartinThe New York Times

On the Market: Singer Bing Crosby’s former ranch in the Coachella ValleyArchitectural Digest

Spring 2015 Home-Buying Guide: 5 Insider Tips From Real Estate Pros Across the CountryFoxBusiness.com

House of the Day: Former Sen. Judd Gregg Asks $5.999 Million for a Florida Keys CompoundThe Wall Street Journal

Home of the Day: Off the beaten path in MalibuThe Los Angeles Times

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence into Andorra—Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

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Sotheby’s Launches on eBaySotheby’s