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  1. On the anniversary of my entry into Real Estate…

    As an 18 year old I decided to be a real estate agent, actually I was obsessed. I was told at the time I was too young I persisted for 3 years until I got my big break and started in this magnificent business. That was 30 years ago today. It's been amazing, and to…
  2. REIV Weekly Auction Results

    Pictured: 27 Craigie Road, Mount Martha (click to view listing) 'A clearance rate of 79 per cent was recorded this weekend compared to 77 per cent last weekend and 73 per cent this weekend last year. There were 763 auctions reported to the REIV today, with 604 selling and 159 being passed in, 60 of…
  3. 270 CRAIGIE ROAD, MOUNT MARTHA

  4. REIV: Melbourne Auction Results

    A clearance rate of 74 per cent was recorded this weekend compared to 80 per cent last weekend and 61 per cent this weekend last year. There were 238 auctions reported to the REIV today, with 175 selling and 63 being passed in, 33 of those on a vendor bid. The Melbourne-wide clearance rate in…
  5. 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…
  6. 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
  7. 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…
  8. 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…
  9. 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…
  10. 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…