Luxury Market Swells With $1 Million-Plus Sales

The demand for luxury is staggering. According to the latest Luxury Home Index by®, $1 million-plus transactions are up 25 percent year-over-year, with the average property snapped up in 105 days—a tightening window. “Continued growth in high-paying jobs and stock market inertia have reignited many luxury markets this year,” says Javier Vivas, director of Economic […]

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Here’s the new ‘it’ design trend for luxury condominiums

Move aside, glass — terra-cotta is back to reclaim its place as the “it” material for luxury residential and commercial projects.

Living in the Lap of Luxury in the Philippines

With two major offices in the Philippines and several regional hubs, 100-plus employees (25 of which are engaged in real estate brokerage), Pinnacle Real Estate Consulting Services Inc. continues to see a lot of interest from investors in the Asia-Pacific region who are keen on Philippine opportunities. Here, Managing Director Michael Mabutol provides a closer […]

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Great Spaces: Sunny Beach Town Spots

June has the weather in most of the country warming up, with long beach days on the horizon. To celebrate, we’re running down some of the most stunning homes set in our favorite sunny beach towns. Sweet Spot on the Southern Coast Located in the gated Helms Port community in Wilmington, N.C., this charming, custom-built […]

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5 attributes every high-net-worth client wants in a real estate agent

Just one sale transacted with a high-net-worth (HNW) or ultra-high-net-worth client (UHNW) can equate to dozens of smaller deals, which is why most real estate agents dream of working with these individuals — but doing so is no small feat, and managing relationships with these clients is no easy task.

How an agent-stager duo is marketing this historic luxury skyscraper

One of the things that makes New York City real estate so iconic is the blend of old and new, the storied past with constant reinvention. Nowhere is this more evident than in NYC real estate development, where historic buildings are reborn as extraordi…

Delivering a luxury experience in a tech-driven world

As the real estate industry continues to evolve, the importance and value of delivering an exceptional client experience has never been higher. Yet, every day seems to bring a new entrant to the market that claims to provide better, faster transactions…

How one luxury brokerage is turning Instagram likes into sales

There are many fans of what some call “real estate porn” — luxury homes with a one-of-a-kind design, extravagant features, sweeping landscapes and hefty price tags. Instagram is the perfect platform for this kind of content, and you’ll find many real estate agents and enthusiasts alike building impressive followings based on these envy-inducing photos and the imagined lifestyle around them.

Cabo: Taking Luxury to a Whole New Level

A relative newbie to the real estate scene, REmexico Real Estate is taking the Cabo market by storm. With a total of three offices, 12 active agents, two managers and a five-person support staff, the firm’s brokerage model is laser-focused on luxury home sales and marketing. Here, Managing Partner Blake Harrington discusses the state of […]

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Aging Down: The Face of Luxury Shifts

Buyers aged 25-49 are considerably shaping the upper-end market, according to recently released research by Luxury Portfolio International®. Seventy-eight percent of buyers in the 25-49 group—”The New Aristocracy”—are interested in 5,000-square-foot-plus homes, the research reveals. They also have a preference for Brick Georgian, Modern, Victorian or Tudor homes, but with commercial-grade kitchens and security systems. […]

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