Europe

Coronavirus Creates Real Estate Opportunities for Billionaires

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Wealthy investors are using the COVID19 crisis as an opportunity to expand their portfolios in the real estate market. During this unprecedented time there are many potential bargains to be made and opportunities to increase one’s allocations to property. 

Scottish Luxury Homes Right Out of Game of Thrones

 

 

Scotland’s luxury housing market continues to thrive, outperforming much of the rest of the U.K. as Brexit fuels uncertainty and dampens home sales in much of England and Wales, according to a report from real estate firm Knight Frank on [...]

American Buyers Save Big on London Luxury

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The cost of property in London’s most expensive neighborhoods tumbled in 2018, with buyers using the U.S. dollar making the largest savings. Analysis of three prime property areas in the city suggested that sold house prices at the top end of the London market averaged around 6 percent less in 2018 from the year [...]

Jimmy Page is Not a Fan of Luxury Basements

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We recently wrote about developers taking luxury underground. Across the luxury market, extravagant basements are on the uptick, with people spending fortunes on subterranean additions. In Kensington, a historic neighborhood in the center of London, real estate is almost as expensive as anywhere in the world– in fact, the average home is now [...]

Stunning Mansion in Switzerland on Geneva's Right Bank

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This beautiful and impressive mansion is situated on Geneva's Right Bank, just a stone's throw from the lake and international organizations. It boasts sublime unobstructed panoramic views of the lake and Mont Blanc. It is also surrounded by 9,400 m² of magnificent landscaped grounds including a swimming pool and stunning terrace. Built in 1840, this exceptional property benefits from 730 m² of living space and basement level split between 17 rooms. 

Luxurious Historic Mansion in Tuscany With Unparalleled Art Work

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This beautiful 17th century villa is located in the beautiful countryside of Lucca and used to belong to the Mansi, a very well-known family in Europe in the silk trade. The original building dates back to the second-half of the 16th century and it has been largely transformed by arch. Oddi in the first half of the 17th century. The property was later re-transformed in the 18th century by the architect Giusti, in such a way as to give elegance to the facade, while the transformation of the park by Filippo Juvarra, endowed the villa of elegant green spaces for which it is nowadays famous. The property consists of a main house, stables and farmhouse, for a total of about 5,000 sq. m., all being surrounded by a park of about 4-5 hectares.