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Wimbledon Village is a Quiet, Posh London Suburb That Gets Infinitely More Flashy This Time of Year

Wimbledon Village is a Quiet, Posh London Suburb That Gets Infinitely More Flashy This Time of Year

We’re smack in the middle of Wimbledon, the annual London tennis championship that’s celebrating its 140th anniversary this year. But it’s not just the tournament that has enjoyed impressive longevity  Read more
Europe’s Luxury Rental Markets See Weak Growth in First Quarter

Europe’s Luxury Rental Markets See Weak Growth in First Quarter

Luxury rentals in the world’s major financial hubs increased 0.5% in the first quarter, according to Knight Frank’s Prime Global Rental Index released Wednesday. On a regional basis, the Middle East s  Read more
A Cotswolds Home That Might Appeal to Rolling Stones Fans

A Cotswolds Home That Might Appeal to Rolling Stones Fans

Listing of the Day Location: Little Witcombe, Gloucestershire, England Price: £1.1 million (US$1.4 million) The Rolling Stones have stayed in many exclusive hotels during their five-decade long career  Read more
A Covent Garden Flat With Rock Star Pedigree

A Covent Garden Flat With Rock Star Pedigree

Listing of the Day Location: London, England Price: £3.85 million (US$4.9 million) When rock musician and producer Dave Stewart lived in this four-bedroom flat in Covent Garden in the late 1990s and e  Read more
A Newly Minted Mansion Lists for Over $46 Million

A Newly Minted Mansion Lists for Over $46 Million

Whoever gave Mansion House its name went straight to the point: This five-story behemoth in London measures 11,075 square feet and was built to impress, with towering columns and an elaborate classica  Read more
What Incentives Are There to Offset Property Taxes on Historic Properties Outside London?

What Incentives Are There to Offset Property Taxes on Historic Properties Outside London?

Every week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax attorneys. Here is this week’s question. Q: Are there any incentives to offset property taxes if I purchase a historic property outsi  Read more
Five Checklist Items to Include If You’re Building a New Home

Five Checklist Items to Include If You’re Building a New Home

For people who have decided to build rather than buy a new luxury property, the first step—as is the case in all real estate decisions—is to secure the perfect location. While this can mean completely  Read more
A Glue Tycoon’s Historic English Country House Near Cambridge

A Glue Tycoon’s Historic English Country House Near Cambridge

Listing of the Day Location: Duxford, England Price: £1.5 million (US$1.93 million) Among the many interesting people to have lived in the historic Pynes House in Duxford was Norman de Bruyne, the glu  Read more
The Unexpected is Increasingly Popular for Launch Parties: Everything from Artists to Puppies

The Unexpected is Increasingly Popular for Launch Parties: Everything from Artists to Puppies

Gone are the days of run-of-the-mill champagne and hors d'oeuvres parties to introduce real estate brokers to new listings. Today, real estate events—from a boho brunch pool party, with hair-braid gir  Read more
English Estate Dating to the Year 956 Listed for £26 million

English Estate Dating to the Year 956 Listed for £26 million

Warlords, royalty, lords and ladies: Benham Park has seen them all. The 130-acre estate and its 27,620-square-foot mansion near Newbury in Berkshire, England, has a documented history going back more   Read more
Choosing the Right Second-Home Market to Invest In

Choosing the Right Second-Home Market to Invest In

Amid a sea of geopolitical changes, the global second-home market has remained strong, experts say, with the most in-demand locations being those that offer a lifestyle benefit, like sun and sand, wit  Read more
Star Broker or Not? Decision Comes Down to Deciding Who Can Get the Job Done

Star Broker or Not? Decision Comes Down to Deciding Who Can Get the Job Done

In luxury real estate, any type of branding, from the name of the building to the attached star architect, developer or designer, can add value and help drive sales. But what’s the impact of a star br  Read more
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