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  1. Ultra-luxury housing scales new heights

      Copper Beech Farm Estate in Greenwich, Connecticut sold for $US 120 million in April 2014. It was originally listed for $US 190 million. A record number of properties around the world are now commanding prices above $US100 million. Last year, five homes sold for more than $US100 million and at least 20 more were…
  2. Rupert Murdoch’s Penthouse On Sale For $92 Million

    Media magnate Rupert Murdoch has just listed his New York penthouse overlooking the exclusive Madison Square Park location for a huge $92.4 million (US $72 million). Source
  3. Is this Australia’s most expensive home?

    The builder's boards have come down on the palatial new Melbourne mansion that looms as a contender for Australia's most expensive residence. The Toorak monolith, which is rumoured to have cost up to $70 million, is nearing completion after three years and the efforts of an army of high-end tradesmen. The behemoth is owned by…
  4. 10 French Castles Cheaper than Sydney Apartments

    Mansion in the Midi Pyrenees - $737,037. Property in Picardie - $597,184. Castle in South-Western France - $667,146.   Property in Totes, France - $423,020 Property in Vienne, France - $732,801. Mansion in Dordogne - $846,534. Property on the border of Bordeaux - $606,150 Property in Picardie, near Paris - $972,833 Medieval mansion near Carcasonne…
  5. Australia’s Most Expensive Apartment

    The tallest residence in the Southern Hemisphere located in the Australia 108 development in Melbourne has sold for $25 million, breaking the record for the most expensive apartment ever sold in Australia. The 750 square metre penthouse, which sits 319 metres above street level, was bought by an undisclosed international businessman based in China. The…
  6. Bourke Street retail space up for grabs at $2m per year

    A Bourke Street retail space with an asking rent of approximately $2 million a year has become one of the most coveted retail spaces in the Melbourne CBD. According to The Australian Financial Review, major international retailers such as Samsung, Apple, Banana Republic, Forever21, River Island, Sephora and Pottery Barn are keen to snap up the two-level…
  7. Inspirational interiors

      We're blown away by these amazing interiors collaborated by The Real Estate Conversation, they remind us of a certain Malvern property we've currently got on the market! Abstract House by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design Beach Ave by Schulberg Demkiw Architects Lake Wendouree Residence by John Wardle Architects Jersey Road by Smart Design Studio Local…
  8. Royal Adelaide Hospital to be the third most costly building in THE WORLD!

    The Royal Adelaide Hospital is one of the most expensive buildings in world history. The hospital, which will cost $2.1 billion upon its completion in 2016, has been announced the third most costly building in the world after One World Trade Centre in New York ($3.9 billion in 2014) and Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest ($3…
  9. Why China’s wealthiest individuals now purchase Australian real estate.

    The Real Estate Conversation - Grainne Gilmore Pictured: 18 Cawkwell Street, Malvern (Click for more info) Global real estate firm Knight Frank has been tracking the spending habits of the world’s wealthiest people through its annual Wealth Report for the past nine years, focusing on the property markets. We spoke to Grainne Gilmore, Head of…
  10. Tom Cruise’s $59m (USD) property up for sale!

    It sounds like a mission impossible: finding a buyer for a property listed at almost $80 million. A job like this surely needs a top gun of an agent, or perhaps a few good men. The Colorado estate was built in 1994 and comes with seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms and is priced at US$59 million…