Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

The Global Luxury Residential Real Estate Report 2015

February 13, 2015 - United States
Nearly US$3 trillion of the world’s private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties.

Top 20 Global Cities In Demand Among Chinese Buyers

December 29, 2014 - United States
Zushi, Japan? Greenwich, Connecticut? Read some of the surprising findings revealed by our data on the Top 20 places that Chinese Property Buyers are searching on

Buying Property in France

December 12, 2012 - France
Wherever you're looking to buy property in France, there is an incredible range of houses and villas on offer.

Buying in Bali

November 15, 2012 - Bali
Under Indonesian law, foreigners are not permitted to have real estate / property in Indonesia. However, foreign individuals can legally acquire real estate / property in Indonesia and enjoy full beneficial rights. Buyers should seek legal advice when securing property in Bali with the following options available:

French Properties in Provence

August 24, 2012 - Provence Alpes Cote dAzur
Price tags for properties in Provence have escalated sharply over the last two decades as demand has steadily grown for authentic stone villas set in idyllic countryside. Lyrical books about the region, and better transport links, led to an influx of foreign buyers, which naturally pushed prices up. But today’s fragile housing market is forcing vendors to look more objectively at the value of their homes, resulting in more reasonable asking prices.

Investing in New Zealand Property

October 25, 2010 - New Zealand
Real estate transactions in New Zealand are straightforward and inexpensive. Sellers pay a 3 per cent agent commission and buyers pay only legal fees.

New Zealand - Pacific Hideaway

September 01, 2010 - New Zealand
Comprising the North and South Islands and about the same land mass as Japan, New Zealand’s strikingly varied landscape and near-mystical beauty has inspired artists and film- makers alike.

Cuba: 99-year leases for foreign investors

September 01, 2010 - Cuba
Cuba has issued a pair of surprising free-market decrees, allowing foreign investors to lease government land for up to 99 years.

Property Ownership and Buying Procedures in JAPAN

August 23, 2010 - Japan
Freehold is the only type of property tenure in Japan. There is no equivalent system of leasehold property ownership.

Vietnam Booming Green Scene

August 19, 2010 - Vietnam
Residential developments located close to nature and with million dollar price tags have become a growing trend in Vietnam’s property market. Nha Trang and Da Lat cities, which are renowned for private beaches and natural pine forests respectively, are proof to this. The seaside city of Nha Trang has been very successful in attracting buyers for luxury resort projects while Da Lat has welcomed many visitors since a number of resort villa projects were launched recently.