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Smart Ways of Getting a Great Price for a Luxury Residence

When you think about your dream home, it’s very rare to think about a modest house with a small yard. Since you’re just dreaming anyway, you often think about luxury residences in Montreal and in other large cities where there are plenty of convenient services and amenities. But don’t just regard these homes as mere fantasies. Perhaps there’s a way to own one at a more reasonable price. Just because they’re luxury homes, it doesn’t always mean that they’re out of your reach.
Mercer Vine


Mercer Vine, an innovative leader in Los Angeles luxury real estate, has listed the fully re-imagined home at 627 N. Palm Drive for $15.995 million. First built in 1929, the home’s original architect was the vision of renowned architect Ralph Flewelling. After the complete redesign, STANDARD Architecture created a truly unique homage to Spanish Colonial and classic Beverly Hills design located in the heart one of the world’s top luxury destinations.

Martin County: Number of Luxury Home Sales Surge 366%

“Florida Realtors® reports a remarkable jump in Martin County’s average home price for the month of September to $437,996, up 40% from the previous year.  This surge in pricing can be attributed to the incredible increase in the number of properties that sold for over a million dollars; there were 14 to be exact, which is a 366% increase year-over-year. While our overall pace of sales remained typical for this time of year, our median days on market decreased 43%, leaving us with only a 4.5 months’ supply of inventory.

SummerHill Apartment Communities to Celebrate Completion of Domus on the Boulevard in Mountain View,...

The new luxury residential rental community provides amenity-rich living environment near employment, retail, restaurants and transit, and furthers the City's Grand Boulevard vision for on El Camino Real. SummerHill Apartment Communities, a division of SummerHill Housing Group and a leader in providing quality, smart growth, multi-family rental housing and mixed-use developments, announce the completion of "Domus on the Boulevard," a new 193-unit luxury residential rental community in Mountain View, Calif

City of Hayward Celebrates Groundbreaking of New Communities Near South Hayward BART

On Monday, September 21, 2015, the City of Hayward celebrated the groundbreaking of three new residential communities on the site of the former South Hayward BART overflow parking lots. Eden Housing is the developer of two affordable communities located off of Mission Boulevard that will provide in total 151 affordable apartments near the South Hayward BART station. AMCAL Equities is the developer of a market-rate community of 206 luxury apartments off of Dixon Street adjacent to the BART station.

“Thrown Out Like Trash,” Fired Workers Fight Back at Luxury High Rise

More than 300 32BJ members, tenants and elected officials, will join fired building workers from 2116 Chestnut Street by tossing dozens of garbage bags on the side of the luxury high-rise apartment building on Friday at 2:30 p.m. The workers will send a clear message that, “We are not garbage to be thrown away.”

When Luxury Turns to Poverty: Fired 2116 Chestnut Workers Rally to Get Their Jobs...

Joined by dozens of supportive tenants and union members, fired building workers at 2116 Chestnut will rally in front of the building on Wednesday at 2:45pm. With almost no notice, building cleaners, security officers and maintenance workers were terminated from their jobs at 2116 Chestnut Street on Friday after the 319 unit residential apartment building was sold to CBRE Global Investors for $160 million.

East Flagler Holdings LLC has purchased a 2-story Miami retail property, dubbed Rick’s Building,...

Ocean Home magazine, America’s premier luxury coastal lifestyle publication, announces its eighth annual list of the “Top 20 Ocean Homes” for sale in the U.S. from coast to coast. This exciting feature article, which is in the current issue (Aug/Sep), showcases the most exclusive and desirable luxury oceanfront homes currently on the market.

Norton Asks Trump to Apologize

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today called on Donald Trump to apologize and make the current controversy that he does not need and the country could certainly do without, go away. Trump won a competition to remodel the Old Post Office building downtown into a luxury hotel as a result of a Norton bill.

With the Appointment of Mikeli Luxury Real Estate in Spain, Who’s Who in Luxury...

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is delighted to announce its continued expansion into Spain with the inclusion of Mikeli Luxury Real Estate into its global network – the network’s first member in Northern Spain. As Mikeli’s agents join like-minded professionals in the luxury real estate field across the world, they will have the ability to showcase their properties on, a Webby award-winning website with several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer, as well as make valuable connections to others within the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Expands Global Network with the Inclusion of Vunabaka...

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is excited to announce its expansion into Fiji with the inclusion of Vunabaka to its ever-growing global network. Encompassing over 100 acres of private tropical island paradise, Vunabaka is a tropical escape in the heart of the South Pacific; A place to relax and unwind with dazzling sunsets, a sandy bay, welcoming marina, rainforest, and extensive island activities.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Continues Global Expansion with Addition of BARNES International...

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is excited to welcome BARNES International Luxury Real Estate into the exclusive network of the world’s finest high-end real estate professionals. Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is an international network, with nearly a third of participating members located in markets outside the United States and listings featured in over 65 countries.

Gebroe-Hammer Associates’ Two Recent Sales Advance Rahway, N.J.’s Multi-Family Investment Renaissance

RAHWAY, N.J., - February 13, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- The newly revitalized City of Rahway, N.J., continues its multi-family investment renaissance with two recent trades involving a total of 168 luxury and duplex-style apartment-rental units. The brokerage professionals at Gebroe-Hammer Associates represented both sellers and buyers in the sales of River Place at Rahway and Alden Apartments

Selling Luxury Housing: The Royal Road To A Real Estate Fortune

WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 17, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Investing in luxury real estate is all about thinking big when it comes to this form of wealth-building. As an investor in luxury real estate, you can enjoy your property as a landlord, resident, seasonal visitor, or builder

Average and Median Manhattan Apartment Sales Prices Hold Steady

New York, NY - June 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- According to the 2014 second quarter Manhattan residential market report released today by Brown Harris Stevens, the average Manhattan apartment sale price of $1,700,426 was essentially unchanged from the first quarter of 2014 but up 19% from the second quarter of 2013. At $904,500, the median price, which measures the middle of the market and is less impacted by high-end sales, was just 5% higher from a year ago. The number of closings was up 9% to 2,694 from the second quarter of 2013 and 17% from the previous quarter


NEW YORK - June 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Brown Harris Stevens, the exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, is pleased to announce that Manhattan Real Estate Broker Danielle Grossenbacher has been elected 2015-2016 World President of The International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI). She will be inducted on May 30, 2015 at the FIABCI World Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Currently, Danielle is also a representative of FIABCI to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)

Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty announces newest location in Narragansett, Rhode Island

Narragansett, RI - May 14, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce the opening of their third office located at 20 Narragansett Avenue, Unit 909, in Narragansett, Rhode Island. Mott & Chace Sotheby’s International Realty opened its doors on May 14, 2013. With their 30-year history of success, Ray Mott and Judy Chace have sustained a reputation for representing Rhode Island's finest coastal properties


New York - April 30, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Warburg Realty(r), one of Manhattan's leading residential real estate companies, today announced Annette DeLara and Rodrigo Retamoza have joined the firm as licensed real estate salespersons


NEW YORK, NY - April 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm with offices in Miami and Orlando, known for their deep ties to the high-end Brazilian investor community, has announced the signing of a new lease at The Coates Building, located at 555 Madison Avenue. The company will utilize the space to grow their New York presence. The firm’s expansion plan includes accommodating roughly 100 agents at this location.


New York, NY - April 10, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Piquet Realty, a leading luxury real estate firm with offices in Miami and Orlando, known for their deep ties to the high-end Brazilian investor community, is expanding its foothold in the New York City luxury and commercial marketplace with the acquisition of Portman Realty, Inc., which includes Portman Realty Management, which manages north of 1.0-million-square-feet in New York. Cristiano Piquet, who first established his firm in 2008, will be the President and CEO. New York-based Benjamin Benalloul, formerly President of Portman Realty, will be the Vice President. Benjamin will work in tandem with Cristiano to lead business development and client service initiatives for Piquet Realty in all regions where the firm operates

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin

House Armed Services Committee Passes NDAA with over 40 Slotkin Provisions

RealEstateRama - Last night, the House Armed Services Committee approved over 40 provisions championed by U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin (MI-07) as part of the Fiscal Year 2025 National