How can real estate better prepare for natural disasters?

Real estate industry leaders consider how more organized recovery and rebuilding efforts, sustainable housing and insurance resources could come into play …

A Setting Sun on the Luxury Real Estate Market?

The sizzling real estate market of the last few years experienced a formidable cooldown last year. Sales of residences valued at $1 million and higher increased a mere 1 percent in 2016 after rising 8 percent in 2015 and 16 percent in 2014, according to a new report, “Luxury Defined” from Christie’s International Real Estate. […]

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Christie’s International Real Estate to open its first brokerage office

Christie’s International Real Estate (CIRE) is opening its first company-owned residential real estate brokerage office in New York City, ending its affiliation with Brown Harris Stevens …

What you need to know about eco-friendly luxury real estate

Eco-friendly upscale properties are enjoying a tremendous popularity among today’s high-end homebuyers. Their green grandeur is making an exceptional impact on luxury real estate. Environmentally friendly residences exhibit a harmonious blend of sustai…

Meet the newest trend in wealth: The miIlennipreneur

Recently, Scorpio Partnership coined a new term — millennipreneurs — for a group who is making a significant impact on the luxury real estate market. Scorpio Partnership led the 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report — a study of 2,600 entrepre…

2016 retrospective: The year of global luxury real estate

As we move into autumn and head toward the last quarter of the year, let’s look back at the state of global luxury real estate in 2016. What defined high-end property in recent months? Can we take away valuable insight from observing the performance of…

Why this successful broker-owner returned to selling full-time

When Mary Anne Fitch sold her high-end boutique business, Maui Estates International, to Hawaii Life, she didn’t know much about the vacation rentals side of the Hawaii Life business. But Hawaii Life owner, Matt Beall, made a point of introducing her t…

Luxury listing of the day: Equestrian escape in Yamhill, Ore.

A sprawling ranch encompassing nearly 100 acres with two houses, five barns and enough riding space to last forever. It’s listed for $2.4 million with Luxe Platinum Properties | Christie’s International Real Estate …

Success stories in global networking

SAN FRANCISCO — Moderated by Joseph Rand, managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, several experts joined to discuss the hot topic. They included Mark McLaughlin, CEO of Pacific Union – Christie’s International Real Estate; Stephen Ko…

First Team Real Estate, nation’s 11th-largest brokerage, affiliates with Christie’s

The luxury division of Irvine, Calif.-based First Team Real Estate has accepted an exclusive invitation to affiliate with the real estate subsidiary of fine art auction house Christie’s, the brokerage announced today. Christie’s International Real Estate has brokerage and agent affiliations …