Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Jipyoung Guesthouse by BCHO Architects

May 13, 2021 - South Korea
On an island in Geoje, South Korea, BCHO Architects has built a private vacation home sunken into the cliffside.

Sotheby's International Realty® Brand Opens First Office in South Korea

February 01, 2021 - South Korea
Sotheby's International Realty is opening its first office in South Korea, marking the brand’s growing presence in Eastern Asia.

Home prices in Seoul show signs of stability

December 11, 2018 - Seoul
Apartment prices in Seoul rose to an all-time peak in the first six months of 2018, indicating a market headed for consolidation, reported The Korea Herald.

Korean government fails to curb Seoul apartment prices

September 13, 2018 - Seoul
Despite a series of anti-speculation measures, the Korean government seems to have failed to curb apartment prices in key areas of Seoul.

South Korea looks to cool property market with tax rise

July 04, 2018 - South Korea
The ruling South Korean government is moving forward in its plans to raise property taxes, a campaign promise of President Moon Jae-in.

Seoul tops list of world luxury house price rankings

May 11, 2018 - Seoul
Knight Frank’s report noted that Gangnam, known as the “Beverly Hills” of Seoul, is “still seeing strong speculative activity,” helping boost luxury-home prices in the city overall.

Expensive apartments are selling better in Seoul

April 11, 2018 - Seoul
Apartment sales in Seoul in the first quarter this year were mostly in expensive properties, real estate data showed Monday, a result of the increase in housing prices.

South Korea to boost real estate sector with property bills

January 16, 2015 - South Korea
Two political parties in South Korea’s National Assembly recently approved three real estate bills to aide the sluggish domestic property sector.

Haeundae Marine City is Busan’s new luxury neighborhood

February 11, 2014 - South Korea
The Haeundae district in Busan is fast-becoming South Korea’s top high-end investment destination.

The Cloud, residential tower in Seoul by MVRDV

July 19, 2013 - South Korea
These residential high-rise buildings to be completed in Seoul, South Korea, by 2015 are connected in the middle by a cloud, which the designer says “differentiates the building from other luxury developments.”