Luxury Real Estate Blog and News

Second home ownership rises in Britain

June 14, 2018 - England
A backlash against second home owners in England is gaining pace with people voting to make sure new homes are only able to be bought by local people.

Tax to be imposed on idle flats in Hong Kong

June 12, 2018 - Hong Kong
Sources say the Hong Kong government has decided to impose a vacancy tax on property developers that hold on to completed units, RTHK reports.

Achilleion, Colombo's first 7-star luxury residence launched

June 11, 2018 - Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s real estate major, Blue Mountain, has signed an agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) to build Achilleion, its Seven Star Luxury Project.

Akihisa Hirata completes tree-ness house in Tokyo

June 08, 2018 - Tokyo
Japanese studio Akihisa Hirata has designed the ‘Tree-Ness House’, a multi-story complex that replicates the structure of a tree.

Raffles City Chongqing boasts ‘world’s highest sky bridge’

June 07, 2018 - Yuzhong
Raffles City Chongqing, a project headed by the architect Moshe Safdie, will boast 134,000 sq m of homes, shops, offices, entertainment, transportation links and a public park.

Hong Kong parking space sells for US$760,000

June 06, 2018 - Homantin
A parking bay in Hong Kong's Ho Man Tin area sold Tuesday for HK$6 million (US$760,000), setting a new record in the Chinese SAR, the South China Morning Post reported.

Hong Kong private home prices rise 25 consecutive months

June 05, 2018 - Hong Kong
Hong Kong's private home prices rose for 25 consecutive months.

Seaside Escapes: 5 Coastal Homes in Australia

May 31, 2018 - Australia
With a nickname like the “land down under” and an expansive Outback as one of its primary calling cards, it’s easy to picture Australia as another world.

Ben Affleck's Private Georgia Island Retreat

May 31, 2018 - Hampton
Ben Affleck is putting his summer camp-meets-plantation-style compound on a rural Georgia island on the market for $8.9 million.

Hong Kong’s record property prices push more millennial into mortgage debt

May 30, 2018 - Tseung Kwan O
Hong Kong’s millennials, fearing that they will soon be unable to afford property in one of the world’s most expensive cities, have joined the real estate rush.