Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Who pays the highest property taxes in Hong Kong?

March 22, 2018 - Repulse Bay
The owner of a 25,000 square feet super deluxe house at 89 Repulse Bay Road will pay an annual government tax of about HK$655,500 for the next financial year.

How hot is the real estate market in Tel Aviv?

March 02, 2018 - Tel Aviv
In the past 10 years, real estate prices in Israel have increased by 135 per cent, according to Savills.

Buy your own private Caribbean beach with bitcoin

February 28, 2018 - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
If you want to buy Bloody Bay Beach on Union Island in St Vincent and the Grenadines, you're going to need Bitcoin.

All 50 apartments listed in Bitcoin, sold out in Dubai

February 27, 2018 - Dubai
Lingerie tycoon Michelle Mone and her partner Doug Barrowman sold 50 of their 1,300 apartments in Dubai for Bitcoin.

Why foreigners are buying luxury homes in Kenya

February 26, 2018 - Kenya
According to Knight Frank, the local luxury segment is the place to be with high net worth individuals ditching traditional investment destinations for Kenya.

Land flipping on the rise among Hong Kong developers

February 22, 2018 - Hong Kong
Development firms in Hong Kong are seeking to unload their recent land purchases quicker, signifying that home price growth could slow down.

Vancouver's Hot Housing Market Gets Tougher for Wealthy Chinese

February 21, 2018 - Vancouver
Vancouver, one of the hottest housing markets in North America, is getting a little tougher for wealthy Chinese buyers.

Unsold condos on the rise in Bangkok

February 20, 2018 - Bangkok
Thailand logged more than 45,000 unsold condominium units in 2017, data from Colliers International revealed, per Bangkok Post.

Brexit may raise Frankfurt's condo prices

February 08, 2018 - Frankfurt am Main, Stadt
Brexit is fuelling a surge in house prices in Frankfurt as London bankers prepare to relocate there ahead of the March 2019 leave deadline.

Half of new-build luxury London flats fail to sell

February 07, 2018 - London
More than half of the 1,900 ultra-luxury apartments built in London last year failed to sell, raising fears that the capital will be left with dozens of “posh ghost towers”.