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Property Spotlight: Andalusian Villa in the Golf Valley

Property Spotlight: Andalusian Villa in the Golf Valley

Nueva Andalucía has become one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in the south of Spain, and it’s property market is synonymous with traditional, Andalusian architecture.
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Butterfly's Exceptional Residences: Sierra Blanca, Marbella

Butterfly's Exceptional Residences: Sierra Blanca, Marbella

Nestled on the foothills of the La Concha Mountain, the iconic backdrop of Marbella, is the sought after and prestigious urbanisation of Sierra Blanca. Surrounded by pine trees and greenery, Sierra Blanca offers exclusivity and privacy in the heart o
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Nueva Andalucia - The Golf Valley

Nueva Andalucia - The Golf Valley

Set in a natural valley, surrounded by hills and the landscaped fairways of the areas three top class golf courses, Nueva Andalucía, is rightfully
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Marbella's Golden Mile

Marbella's Golden Mile

Marbella’s Golden Mile is the stretch of land running from the western edge of Marbella to Puerto Banús. More accurately it’s actually 6km but
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Celebrity Neighbours

Celebrity Neighbours

An important consideration when purchasing any new home is of course the neighbourhood.   When you purchase a luxury property in exclusive areas
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Luxury Homes of the Future

Luxury Homes of the Future

High on the list of demands for any potential purchaser of luxury property is usually outstanding views.   This conceptual, modular home create
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Cameron Diaz buys luxurious $9m New York apartment

Cameron Diaz buys luxurious $9m New York apartment

American actress, Cameron Diaz has beat off competition from the likes of Blake Lively to secure a $9million luxury home in New York. The ‘Somethin
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Real Madrid footballer, Gareth Bale puts London mansion for sale

Real Madrid footballer, Gareth Bale puts London mansion for sale

Footballer Gareth Bale is selling his luxury London mansion just three months after moving to Spanish club Real Madrid in a record breaking  £86
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Luxury beachfront resort with yacht access launched in Barbados

Luxury beachfront resort with yacht access launched in Barbados

A new residential resort described as the only luxury beachfront community in Barbados with current access to a yacht berth has been placed on the mar
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Demand for paris luxury real estate sees foreign boost

Demand for paris luxury real estate sees foreign boost

The tide keeps changing in Paris’ luxury real estate market. After a couple of years of fast growth, in which the French capital looked set to rival
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Brazil picked best travel destination 2014 by Lonely Planet

Brazil picked best travel destination 2014 by Lonely Planet

It's all eyes on the pitch for 2014’s World Cup. Brazil has been named the best destination in the world for travel in 2014 by Lonely Planet. As if
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The new market for luxury yachts is Asia's growing wealthy

The new market for luxury yachts is Asia's growing wealthy

Singapore businessman Adrian Lee Chye Cheng, 33, is the super-yacht industry’s dream come true. Young, wealthy and passionate about boats, he embod
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Beckhams sell palace in bid for  £45m luxury London home

Beckhams sell palace in bid for  £45m luxury London home

David and Victoria Beckham have sold their Hertfordshire home for  £12 million and are apparently pooling the cash from the property as well as
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Spotlight: La Zagaleta to export luxury formula abroad

Spotlight: La Zagaleta to export luxury formula abroad

Luxury Villa for sale La Zagaleta for €11.9m. Ref. R2010669 One of the most exclusive urbanisations in Southern Spain and arguably Europe, La
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Global luxury real estate market to see growth in 2014

Global luxury real estate market to see growth in 2014

Some say the real estate market can be divided into two categories; the luxury real estate market, then everything else. Butterfly Residential found
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Luxury Property Mexico: UK buyers eye luxury coastal properties

Luxury Property Mexico: UK buyers eye luxury coastal properties

Searches for luxury coastal property in Mexico by overseas buyers have increased by 27% since it was revealed that a 100 year restriction on foreigner
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Luxury property prices in central London still rising

Luxury property prices in central London still rising

Luxury property prices in central London continued to rise in August but there are indications that buyers are becoming more resistant to continued price rises, especially at the top
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Luxury Property China: Shanghai luxury property sales up

Luxury Property China: Shanghai luxury property sales up

Sales volumes in Shanghai’s luxury residential property market rose significantly in the second quarter of 2013, but were not accompanied by an obvious increase in prices.
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Foreign super-rich snapping up luxury property in London

Foreign super-rich snapping up luxury property in London

Sales volumes in Shanghai’s luxury residential property market rose significantly in the second quarter of 2013, but were not accompanied by an obvious increase in prices.
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Property News: Florida luxury real estate markets on rise

Property News: Florida luxury real estate markets on rise

Southwest Florida's luxury real estate market has awakened from its prolonged hibernation with a vengeance this summer – the season when activity fo
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Value of London luxury property on the rise

Value of London luxury property on the rise

The average price of luxury homes in central London rose to above 2 Million Pounds in the second quarter of 2013. In expensive districts like Chelsea
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Luxury yacht Nirvana goes on the market for £200 million

Luxury yacht Nirvana goes on the market for £200 million

The Daily Mail has reported that the luxury 88.5 metre-long mega-yacht Nirvana has gone on the market for £200 million, sparking a bidding war between the world's super-rich.
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Butterfly Residential launches Butterfly Yachting

Butterfly Residential launches Butterfly Yachting

Leading global luxury property company Butterfly Residential has launched Butterfly Yachting, a new luxury yachts service on their website.  A
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Hot demand for luxury apartments in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hot demand for luxury apartments in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The luxury property market in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is booming. Since the onset of the financial crisis, many industry insiders say that Brazil has become the smart choice for investors.
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Sales of Luxury Property in Manhattan up by 49%

Sales of Luxury Property in Manhattan up by 49%

Sales of Luxury Property in Manhattan (New York) is on the rise according to a NYTimes.com report.
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Tom Hanks selling luxury Los Angeles property

Tom Hanks selling luxury Los Angeles property

Tom Hanks is hoping to find a buyer for his Los Angeles home which he purchased over 20 years ago shortly after his success in comedy movie 'Big.'
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The number of millionaires in Spain up 5.4% since 2011

The number of millionaires in Spain up 5.4% since 2011

ESPITE the economic doom and gloom, the rich are getting richer, and some of them are Spanish. Last year there were 144,600 individuals in Spain with assets of $1 million.
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Campbell’s Soup Luxury Estate on the Market

Campbell’s Soup Luxury Estate on the Market

The luxury residence of Campbell's billionaire Jack Dorrance has gone on the market more than 20 years after his death, according to this report from The Daily Mail.
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US luxury home market heating up

US luxury home market heating up

The U.S. luxury home market is being driven to new heights by relatively low prices, low interest rates and a more stable economy than in many countries, experts say.
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Growing interest in Marbella's luxury property market

Growing interest in Marbella's luxury property market

Marbella still retains its image as a top-class luxury destination and is known worldwide. The situation in Marbella has not only returned to normal but there are also now signs that Marbella is once again becoming a first class international resort,
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Singapore: Popular Luxury Investment Destination

Singapore: Popular Luxury Investment Destination

The much reported slowdown in the Singapore property market has not damaged the city state’s reputation as one of the world’s most attractive luxury investment destinations and savvy international buyers are still drawn to high-end projects.
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Beijing’s Luxury Home Prices at 17-Month-High

Beijing’s Luxury Home Prices at 17-Month-High

The average price of Beijing’s luxury homes excluding town houses jumped to the highest in 17 months in May, as wealthy buyers favoured bigger properties under the government’s purchase restrictions, a local agency said.
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Luxury home price growth in Asian slowing

Luxury home price growth in Asian slowing

Luxury home prices in Asia posted further gains in the first quartet of 2012 but the rate of growth has eased as government property cooling measures
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Israel Enjoys Surge in Real Estate Prices

Israel Enjoys Surge in Real Estate Prices

Despite the ever-present threat of regional conflict, Israel has been enjoying a surge in real estate prices of late, driven by the country's booming
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Dubai Property Revival Gathers Pace

Dubai Property Revival Gathers Pace

Home prices in Dubai are climbing, with the average sale price of mid-range villas soaring 47 percent in the year to May and mid-range apartment prices advancing 32 percent, according to data compiled by Cluttons LLC.
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New Residency Laws May Affect Spain’s Luxury Property Market

New Residency Laws May Affect Spain’s Luxury Property Market

Spain has confirmed the enforcement of automatic residency rights on the 1st of January 2014 to foreigners who spend €500,000 or over on propert
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Spotlight: Luxury apartment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Spotlight: Luxury apartment in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brazil is the fastest growing country in the world if we look at the latest Knight Frank Report with 13.7% growth nationally in 2012 . The World Cup i
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Spain woos foreign luxury property buyers

Spain woos foreign luxury property buyers

Spain’s government approved a plan Friday to grant residency permits to foreigners who buy luxury properties or start new businesses, steps intended
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China's luxury property sector to continue growth

China's luxury property sector to continue growth

The implementation of further tightening measures by the central government in China is expected to slower the pace of luxury residential price growth
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Spotlight on French Luxury Property sector

Spotlight on French Luxury Property sector

Since the implementation of the latest tax reforms, a good percentage of the wealthy population of France has emigrated to countries with better oppor
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Spotlight: Luxury Villa in Nueva Andalucí­a, Marbella

Spotlight: Luxury Villa in Nueva Andalucí­a, Marbella

This stunning and extremely spacious 6 double bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms luxury south facing private villa situated on an elevated plot in the golf valley surrounded by a mature landscaped garden.
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Sydney Luxury Housing Stirs

Sydney Luxury Housing Stirs

Sydney’s luxury-home market is reviving, with two harbourside mansions -- one of which was offered for more than A$50 million ($51 million) -- selli
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Foreign property investment in Spain up 17% in 2012

Foreign property investment in Spain up 17% in 2012

New figures show that Spain is still the top holiday destination in Europe. Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Union, found that in 2011
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Billionaires on a global luxury property 'buying spree'

Billionaires on a global luxury property 'buying spree'

Global billionaire activity in world real estate markets has been so intense over the last seven years that it has led to a doubling of property value
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London luxury price rally to slow down, Grosvenor

London luxury price rally to slow down, Grosvenor

Grosvenor Group Ltd., the real estate company owned by the Duke of Westminster’s family trusts, said it’s looking to buy rental properties for
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Luxury Property Barbados is top choice for global super-rich

Luxury Property Barbados is top choice for global super-rich

The number of individuals worth US$100m or more is expected to increase from 63,000 to 86,000 between 2011 and 2016, according the World of wealth: Ch
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Spanish luxury property market 'comeback'

Spanish luxury property market 'comeback'

The substantial housing market downturn during the original 2008 credit crunch means that Spanish luxury property markets are now appealing to globa
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‘Historic’ highs for global luxury property

‘Historic’ highs for global luxury property

Limited inventory, strong international buyer demand, and high-net-worth individual’s (HNWI) increased appreciation for world-class lifestyle offeri
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Top 20 places to invest in luxury property

Top 20 places to invest in luxury property

One of the most expensive places to buy in the entire US, this popular ski resort is continuing to see strong interest in high-end property such as lu
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Dubai luxury property prices rocket by 20%

Dubai luxury property prices rocket by 20%

Luxury villas in Dubai shot up in value by 20% last year, in the latest indication that the local property market in Dubai is recovering, according to
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Global luxury real estate market showing 'strong momentum'

Global luxury real estate market showing 'strong momentum'

The international luxury real estate market remains relatively immune to the economic and political trends that drive the general housing market and i
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Clooney buys luxury property in Marbella

Clooney buys luxury property in Marbella

Hollywood actor George Clooney has purchased a €4m mansion in Marbella, according to El Periodico.
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90% of house hunters search online during home buying process, new study shows

90% of house hunters search online during home buying process, new study shows

REAL ESTATE TRENDS: Google and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) published a report following a joint study called The Digital House Hunt. T
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Jobs driving boost for SF Bay Area's luxury property market

Jobs driving boost for SF Bay Area's luxury property market

US: Last year was a bumper year for residential real estate in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, according to real estate reports. Industry
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Belgravia and Knightsbridge ‘star’ performers of London luxury property market in 2012

Belgravia and Knightsbridge ‘star’ performers of London luxury property market in 2012

LONDON: Prime Central London homes sales growth hit an average of 8.7% for 2012. The prime markets of Belgravia and Knightsbridge were the star perfor
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Insiders predict Sydney house prices could double by 2020

Insiders predict Sydney house prices could double by 2020

AUSTRALIA: The luxury property industry in Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory is reportedly showing signs of recovery. Industry
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Global Luxury Property Review: Monaco's skyline set for a multi-million euro double skyscraper in 2014

Global Luxury Property Review: Monaco's skyline set for a multi-million euro double skyscraper in 2014

MONACO: Monaco's skyline is set to be transformed by a one of the tallest and grandest building projects in several decades, according to a stateme
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Luxury property for sale on Polo Ridge, Barbados

Luxury property for sale on Polo Ridge, Barbados

Butterfly Residential offers a very rare opportunity to purchase a luxury property on the famous Polo Ridge in Barbados. Drake house is a 4 bedroom h
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Corinthia Hotels Launches Luxury Summit Series in London with Luxury Marketing Council

Corinthia Hotels Launches Luxury Summit Series in London with Luxury Marketing Council

London - Corinthia Hotels launched a “Luxury Summit” series organized by The Luxury Marketing Council, with media partner International Herald T
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London set for rental market boost due to supply shortage

London set for rental market boost due to supply shortage

London house prices and rents are set to rise in the future due to supply not meeting demand in the British capital.  This was revealed in the r
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Butterfly Residential News - Vladimir Putin buys  £15m Luxury Property Marbella

Butterfly Residential News - Vladimir Putin buys  £15m Luxury Property Marbella

Sitting on a hill inside Spain’s most exclusive private estate, it is just the sort of mansion fit for a king... or Russian president. So, it is no
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