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Want to Be in a New Vacation Home by This Summer? Buy Now.

Want to Be in a New Vacation Home by This Summer? Buy Now.

It’s slow season right now in the Hamptons. But come late-June, that will all change, when New York’s elite and other high-net-worth individuals from around the world flock to Long Island’s East End b  Read more
Dublin and Other Top Global Cities For Investment Potential

Dublin and Other Top Global Cities For Investment Potential

High-net-worth individuals who want to buy a new piece of luxury real estate this year have several good options when considering places with expected price growth, strong rental yields and compelling  Read more
Invest Now in the South Florida Property Market, Experts Say

Invest Now in the South Florida Property Market, Experts Say

After a slow year in the South Florida property market, dominated by an oversupply of luxury inventory and the retreat of Latin American buyers due to the strong dollar, 2018 represents the perfect ti  Read more
Time to Buy in Paris Amid Booming Real Estate Market

Time to Buy in Paris Amid Booming Real Estate Market

Wealthy French expatriates and foreign investors are saying au revoir to homes in London and Brussels to buy property in Paris, as a wave of economic optimism grips the country. That renewed investmen  Read more
Emerging Markets With Upside for Real Estate Investors

Emerging Markets With Upside for Real Estate Investors

Since global hot spots including London, New York and Miami have experienced price stagnation or price corrections in the luxury residential real estate sector recently, some investors are looking for  Read more
Luxury Real Estate Investors Can Expect Upward Price Trajectory in Vancouver and Toronto in 2018

Luxury Real Estate Investors Can Expect Upward Price Trajectory in Vancouver and Toronto in 2018

The future looks bright for real estate investors in the prime Canadian cities of Vancouver and Toronto. That’s because despite new measures meant to curb foreign demand, prices for luxury condos are   Read more
Despite Strong Rental Demand, It’s Not Necessarily the Right Time to Make a Buy-to-Let Investment in Top Global Cities

Despite Strong Rental Demand, It’s Not Necessarily the Right Time to Make a Buy-to-Let Investment in Top Global Cities

Rental markets are currently strong in many global cities, including Sydney, London, New York and Hong Kong. But that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the right time for buy-to-let investors to act in th  Read more
Prime Residential Real Estate Outlook in England Points to Slow Growth

Prime Residential Real Estate Outlook in England Points to Slow Growth

Prices of residential real estate in prime central London appear to have leveled out, after a 15.2% drop since the city’s peak in mid-2014, according to research from real estate adviser Savills, and   Read more
Buying a Vacation Home Is About Putting Down Roots—Not Making an Investment

Buying a Vacation Home Is About Putting Down Roots—Not Making an Investment

There are several U.S. vacation destinations that high-net-worth individuals flock to every summer, including the Hamptons on the tip of Long Island, New York; Nantucket, Massachusetts; Aspen, Colorad  Read more
Top Concession for New Development Buyers: A Price Cut

Top Concession for New Development Buyers: A Price Cut

Regardless of the market, buyers or investors interested in purchasing a property in a new building always ask for some sort of concession to close the deal. And almost every time, a price cut is thei  Read more
Old World European Hot Spots Make Solid Lifestyle Purchases, Not Investments

Old World European Hot Spots Make Solid Lifestyle Purchases, Not Investments

Second-home buyers looking to experience “la dolce vita” in the Italian Lakes region or another classic European vacation destination, such as the south of France, should be sure they’re in it for the  Read more
Timing of a New Development Buy Impacts Price, Choice and Relative Risk

Timing of a New Development Buy Impacts Price, Choice and Relative Risk

Every new development, regardless of the market, has a strategy for how to launch its sales and release inventory, the details of which are dictated by who’s developing the project, where it’s located  Read more
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