“Staging” is the one word everyone selling a home hears repeatedly during the listing process. No agent wants to sell — and it seems nobody wants to buy — a house with the wrong wall colour, a hint of pets, kiddie clutter or family photos. 218 more words
London’s red-hot property market has struck a new record with the sale of a 140 million pound ($255 million) unfurnished apartment.
The 1,500 square metre penthouse sits atop the One Hyde Park luxury apartment building in Knightsbridge, with views towards Hyde Park and Harrods department store. 304 more words
//Welcome to London//
- The New York Times featured an op-ed from Ben Judah detailing the relationship between the cost of real estate in central London, wealthy foreigners, the increasing perception of an abandoned city, and London’s unwillingness to impose sanctions (among other measures) against Russia and their occupation of Crimea. 270 more words
Seizing Bo Xilai’s French villa may be just the beginning.
China’s corrupt officials and crooked businessmen have smuggled billions of dollars overseas, much of which has ended up in real estate in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom—particularly in high-end neighborhoods in London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney and Toronto. 1,424 more words