Mega mansion frenzy: Buyer snaps up Pat Riley’s $16M home to level it, rebuild...Continue Reading!
Though many items are purchased for a specific purpose, art is typically purchased for the sake of art. The beauty of fine art cannot be compared to any other collection in the world. The abilities of art masterpieces go beyond simple aesthetics, but can evoke emotions, inspire thought, and completely change the aura of the surroundings. Art is often some of the most valuable parts of an old estate, so you will be able to pass down both wealth and......Continue Reading!
Scottish guesthouses and hotels scatter the Scotland countrysides with great luxury stays such as those found at the Fairmont St. Andrews, Gleneagles Hotel, The Luxury Collection of the Turnberry Resort and more. They all have fabulous golf packages that you will thoroughly enjoy and anticipate for months to come. There is no better time than now to decide that you are going to join the PGA in Scotland at the 2013 Scotland PGA Pro Am next September! There is going......Continue Reading!
Tonight, Sotheby’s Evening Sales of Contemporary Art and 20th Century Italian Art, including ‘Italian Identity’ – an important private collection – brought the combined total of £39,456,950/$62,081,566/€45,048,011 against the pre-sale estimate of £34,982,000-48,338,000 – in excess of the total achieved for the equivalent sales last year (£34 million). A total of six artist records were established across both sales – for Alberto Burri, Leon Kossoff, Wim Delvoye, Francesco Lo Savio, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Giuseppe Penone. The Contemporary Art Evening Sale......Continue Reading!
Sotheby’s autumn sale of Important Watches on Sunday 13 November 2011 will be spearheaded by the “Clarin Mustad 1518” - a unique Patek Philippe Reference 1518 chronograph (est. CHF 800,000-1,200,000/ $890,000-1,330,000) and two Rolex wristwatches that belonged to leaders of the post-World War II era. The first of these historical pieces is an exceptionally rare Rolex Oyster Perpetual, dating from circa 1948 and possibly offered to the first President of the Republic of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad on the occasion......Continue Reading!
Sotheby’s London is to offer one of the greatest private cellars of top Bordeaux to come to auction. The two-day sale on Wednesday, 26 and Thursday, 27 October 2011 comprises some 5,500 bottles, 730 magnums, 500 double magnums, 229 Jeroboams and 240 Imperials. Housed in an exquisitely designed Continental property, this collection was amassed over two decades by a successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. Of pristine quality, each bottle has benefited from impeccable state of the art underground storage. The 1475-lot......Continue Reading!
THE HIGHEST TOTAL EVER FOR A SALE OF IMPORTANT WATCHES AT SOTHEBY’S WORLDWIDE. Yesterday, on the final day of the six-day Sotheby’s Hong Kong Autumn 2011 sales series, the sale of Important Watches achieved an astounding HK$112 million / US$14 million (Est. HK$74 - 105 million / US$9.5 – 13.5 million), establishing the Highest-Ever Total for a Sale of Important Watches at Sotheby’s Worldwide. Collectors from Asia, Europe and America engaged in highly competitive bidding, resulting in premium prices achieved for......Continue Reading!
When the real estate bubble burst in South Florida, some in the industry were hit hard. Others managed to find a way to survive and thrive. The implosion of South Florida’s housing industry has created a new hierarchy of real estate elite, power brokers who have thrived despite crashing home values and record rates of foreclosure. Rising from the ashes of gloom and doom is a select group of agents and dealmakers that has persevered and prospered through the worst housing market......Continue Reading!
Positive News for the Real Estate Market: U.S. Home Sales Jump 18% Year-Over-Year in August, Despite Economic Headwinds U.S. Home Sales Jump 18% Year-Over-Year in August, Despite Economic Headwinds - World Property Channel www.worldpropertychannel.com...Continue Reading!
"In Russia, it's a status thing now", Jorge Uribe, a real estate agent with One Sotheby's International Realty, Inc., in Coral Gables, Florida said in a telephone interview. "If you are wealthy and you say you have a place in Miami, it's like saying back in the old days, I own a piece of Ibiza or Monaco". "It's a cocktail conversation thing". Read the rest of the article. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-03/russian-billionaires-buy-u-s-estates-as-overseas-wealth-flows-to-mansions.html...Continue Reading!