While all real estate is local, at the Ebby Blog we love to keep up with markets around the world. Below are a few findings from Luxury Portfolio International’s recent Market Pulse report. This is just a snapshot, so stay tuned as we continue to highlight luxury real estate in the world’s hottest markets.
New York City
Highest recorded sale in past 12 months: $42,550,000
Compared to last year, prices are: Up
Price point for top 10 percent of inventory: $10,000,000
International buyers are coming from: Australia, Brazil, India, China, Kazakhstan, Europe, U.K., Canada, Hong Kong and Greece
Luxury buyers are looking for: Views, outdoor space, pre-war details and concierge services in new condominiums
Highest recorded sale in past 12 months: $18,000,000
Compared to last year, prices are: The change in the monthly median sale price in the Washington metropolitan area has been flat in 2016, with monthly changes of approximately 1 percent
Price point for the top 10 percent of inventory: Ranges from $1 million to $1.5 million
International buyers are coming from: Iraq and India
Luxury buyers are looking for: Outdoor living areas, exceptional service and full-service amenities, such as a door attendant, 24-hour concierge, fitness center and resort-style pools. Also guest suites and social spaces, such as screening rooms, reception rooms and temperature-controlled wine rooms.
Highest recorded sale in past 12 months: $38,883,000
Compared to last year, prices are: Down
Price point for the top 10 percent of inventory: $6,500,000+
International buyers are coming from: 35 percent of the market in Central London is international buyers, with the majority coming from Western Europe, Asia and the Middle East
Luxury buyers are looking for: Imaginative use of design and bolder use of color, moving away from ‘hotel style’ interior design featuring lots of grey and beige interiors that became very prevalent in London a few years ago
To learn about the Chicago, San Francisco and Toronto real estate markets view the full Luxury Portfolio Magazine article here.
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