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

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in December 2014

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

2014_12_12_Black Forest_Colorad$1,950,000 USD | Black Forest, Colorado | Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty

The outside of the home, named Ventanas for its more than 300 windows, is an arc with 340-degree views of the Front Range.”

House hunting: 7 homes with gorgeous glass wallsThe Week

On the Market: A traditional Greek cliffside home with views of the sparkling Aegean SeaArchitectural Digest

House of the Day: A Historic Home from the Old WestThe Wall Street Journal

Luxury Living on the Mall Parking LotThe Wall Street Journal

What You Get for … $1,800,000The New York Times

In Berlin, New Spaces With Historic EchoesThe New York Times

New Baby Boomer Information From NAR ResearchNAR Economist Outlook Blog

The World’s Largest Truffle Goes to AuctionThe New Yorker

Petrus Leads Sotheby’s London Auction With Romanee-ContiBloomberg

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in December 2014

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

2014_12_5_Greenwich_Connecticut$5,995,000 USD | Greenwich, Connecticut | Sotheby’s International Realty- Greenwich Brokerage

More builders are adopting the craftsman look—but are ditching the low ceilings and dark rooms.”

Home Buyers Embrace the ‘Contemporary Craftsman’ LookThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Modern Design and Views for MilesThe Wall Street Journal

WSJ House of the Week: Timeless Homes for Every TasteThe Wall Street Journal

Sophisticated View Apartments on Nob HillHaute Living

On the Market: A lakeside farmstead with views of the Rocky MountainsArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A historic Mediterranean-style homeArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A Victorian charmer with a white picket fence about an hour outside of New York CityArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A hillside castle with Baroque grandeur in Baden Wurttemberg, Germany—Architectural Digest

Home of the Day: Private estate at The Oaks of CalabasasThe Los Angeles Times

Home of the Day: W.C. Tanner-designed Revival in Los FelizThe Los Angeles Times

Burmese Rubies, Colored Diamonds And Cartier Lead Sotheby’s Hong Kong SaleForbes 

Privately Owned Turner Masterpiece Under The Hammer At Sotheby’sArtlyst

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Last Week in November 2014

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

2014_11_28_Manalapan_Florida$29,500,000 USD | Manalapan, Florida | Nestler Poletto Sotheby’s International Realty

I wanted a house where I could have the ocean in front and my boat docked behind me in the back,” said owner Tom Gerrard

House of the Day: Tunnel Vision at an Oceanfront Estate in FloridaThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Historic Estate in Southern VirginiaThe Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: A Timeless New York MansionThe Wall Street Journal

Tom Cruise’s sprawling mountain retreat in Telluride, ColoradoArchitectural Digest

Colorado Ski Country Homes for New YorkersThe New York Times

On the Market: A rustic-chic lodge in the woods of OntarioArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A sprawling 17-cottage ranch on the banks of Lake TahoeArchitectural Digest

Five Stories of ClassicThe New York Times

High-End Home Sales Are Surging In Southern CaliforniaThe Los Angeles Times

The $10 Million Home, Never Hotter; Bloomberg

Historic Mellon Auctions Total $218 MillionSotheby’s

Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in November 2014

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

2014_11_21_ Big Sky_Montana$18,000,000 USD | Big Sky, Montana | Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty

The roughly 17,000-square-foot home spans three stories and offers views of Lone Mountain. Amenities include a ski room, steam and sauna room, vented cigar room and a private ski bridge separating the home from the Big Sky Resort slopes.”

Three Tricked-Out Ski Homes for SaleThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: A rustic-chic lodge in the woods of OntarioArchitectural Digest

What Brazil’s Super-Rich Look For In Real EstateForbes

House of the Day: Two Pools and Three Docks on the Water in Hilton HeadThe Wall Street Journal

On the Market: Turn-of-the-century grandeur rendered in a stone manor in St. LouisArchitectural Digest

On the Market: A ski-in, ski-out home on Vail MountainArchitectural Digest

House hunting: 6 lovely homes in MississippiThe Week

Previously Owned U.S. Home Sales Increase to One-Year HighBloomberg

How To Beat Newly Hot Real Estate MarketsReuters

New York’s Multimillion Dollar Home Sales Keep SoaringCNN Money

A cultivated taste: the Bunny Mellon auctionThe Financial Times