Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel buys Maui home

July 19, 2011 - Hawaii
San Francisco technology investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel has bought an oceanfront home in Maui for $27 million, believed to be the biggest deal for a single-family home in Maui County.

Greenwich Equestrian Estate Lists for $45 Million

June 29, 2011 - Connecticut
An equestrian estate with a French-style mansion in Greenwich, Conn., is on the market for $45 million, the most expensive listing in Greenwich.

China's most expensive apartment no longer up for sale

June 21, 2011 - Beijing
China’s most expensive apartment is no longer for sale, amidst a government investigation involving profiteering charges against the developer Sinobo Real Estate.

Peak price of $75m for French consul's home in Hong Kong

June 07, 2011 - The Peak
The French government has cashed in on Hong Kong's property boom by selling its Hong Kong consular residence for 74.5 million US dollars, a news report said Tuesday.

$100 Million Tahoe Estate Reduces its Price

June 02, 2011 - Nevada
Tommy Hilfiger co-founder Joel Horowitz has cut the $100 million asking price on his Zephyr Cove, Nev. estate to $75 million after nearly five years on the market.

Hong Kong's Stubbs Road Site Fetches HK$4.49 Billion

May 17, 2011 - Wan Chai
Hong Kong property developer Sun Hung Kai Properties yesterday bought a rare prime residential site in a highly anticipated government auction for HK$4.49 billion (US$578 million).

Singapore East Coast villa site could fetch S$100 million

May 12, 2011 - Singapore
A residential site of about 47,400 sq. ft. on Singapore’s East Coast is up for sale by the tender, reports Today. The site is home to a 113-year old former beach villa that was built by the late Choa Kim Keat, after whom Kim Keat Road in Balestier is named.

Ukraine's richest man buys £136m One Hyde Park flat

April 21, 2011 - London
The richest man in Ukraine has emerged as the buyer of Britain's most expensive flat – a penthouse apartment in the luxury One Hyde Park property development – for £136m.

Monaco's Residential Spaces are World's Most Expensive

April 09, 2011 - Monaco
Monaco was the world’s most expensive luxury residential market for the third straight year in 2010 because of demand from wealthy buyers in the Mediterranean principality, which levies no personal income tax.

Edinburgh dominates list of Scotland’s most expensive streets

March 16, 2011 - Scotland
Not far from the home of Scottish rugby lies Belmont Drive, Scotland's most expensive residential street with an average price of £2,346,000, according to latest research from Bank of Scotland.