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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a real estate journalist with more than 15 years experience. She is currently the sales director for Ocean Villas Group (http://www.oceanvillasgroup.com) who specialise in luxury ocean view property investments worldwide.

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Vera Wang bags Steve Hermann property in Beverley Hills, Los Angeles

Raffles Place, Singapore - September 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Celebrity New York fashion designer Vera Wang has splashed out US$9.2 million on a Steve Hermann designed property in Coldwater Canyon, Beverley Hills, Los Angeles.

Burt Reynolds set to lose Florida property

September 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Burt Reynolds was once one of Hollywood’s highest paid and well-known actors. But now, at the age of seventy five, the “Deliverance” star faces losing his Florida home as his debts continue to grow.

Phuket Boat Lagoon crosses water to add moorings in Krabi, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand: - August 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As Phuket Boat Lagoon continues to be almost always full to capacity, its owners have been looking across the water to Krabi to increase the number of yacht berths that they can offer.

Spain cuts new property tax in half to lift Spanish real estate industry

Madrid, Spain: - August 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Spanish Government has cut value added tax on new property in Spain by 50 per cent with immediate effect. The reduction in VAT (Spanish - IVA) from eight per cent four per cent on new build Sp...

Phuket light railway plan gathers speed

Phuket, Thailand: - August 15, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- After more than a decade of waiting, proposals for the Phuket light railway transit system finally seem to be gathering some momentum.

Jerry Seinfeld selling Colorado property for US$18.25 million

July 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Jerry Seinfeld, the star and co-creator of hit US television show ‘Seinfeld’, has put his Colorado estate on the property market for US$18.25 million. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains and described as “an evolv...

Ecclestone buys Aaron Spelling property in Los Angeles for US$85 million

Raffles Place, Singapore - July 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Petra Ecclestone, the daughter of F1 Supremo Bernie Ecclestone, has bought the Los Angeles home of Amercian film and television producer, Aaron Spelling.

Phuket mega-project sent for approval

Phuket, Thailand - July 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Engineering consultants presented their feasibility study for the controversial Kathu to Patong tunnel project during a meeting held at the Royal Phuket City Hotel in Phuket Town earlier this week.

Steve Coogan swaps Travel Tavern for £2.45 million UK property

Singapore - July 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- British comedian and Hollywood actor Steve Coogan won’t need to stay at the local Travel Tavern like his comedy alter-ego ‘Alan Partridge’. He is now the proud new owner of Ovingdean Grange near B...

Katharine Hepburn Connecticut property on sale for US$28 million

July 12, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The former home of legendary film star Katharine Hepburn has been put on the property market for a staggering US$28 million. The estate was owned by the Hepburn family from 1913 until it was sold in 2004 following Katharine’s death in 2003 at the age of 96. Current owners Frank and Barbara Sciame bought the property for US$6 million. So they stand to make a tidy profit if the asking price is met.

Katy Perry Russell Brand sell LA property, New York apartment likely new home?

May 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Celebrity couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand have decided to sell their luxury Los Angeles home after living in the property for just two years. The couple, who married in October last year, have put their 1922 Mediterranean style property on the market for US$3.395 million. The house comes complete with a three car garage, four bedrooms, a swimming pool and views over Los Angeles

Phuket, Thailand: New terminal at Phuket International Airport starts in November

Phuket, Thailand - May 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following a series of delays over the last two years, construction of the new International terminal at Phuket International Airport is now scheduled to get underway at the beginning of November.

Thailand property developer Sansiri target properties in London and New York

Bangkok, Thailand - April 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Leading Thai property developer Sansiri Group PLC has announced that over the next few years the company will focus on overseas property development. The group said they would be concentrating on London and New York where supply is low and demand for property is high.