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Miami and Dubai lead in price growth as many global cities see slowdown

London and New York are resisting trends with some of the strongest price growth in years. Read more

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In Costa Rica, this mountaintop property has a large number of amenities

The property offers views of Central Valley and the surrounding mountains. Read more

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Will Adding an Indoor Pool in Los Angeles Add to My Property Tax Bill?

Being able to snorkel will certainly increase the value of your home and the amount of taxes you will have to pay. Read more

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Widow of former Australian Prime Minister trading in Sydney apartments

Blanche Dalbugett, a writer and widow of former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke, trades in her Sydney apartment. It listed the two-bedroom spread of the One30 Hyde Park tower this week at an indicative price of A$4.3 million to A$4.5 million (US$3 million to US$3.1 million). She and her late husband bought the apartment, originally built as a three-bedroom, for A$3.63 million in 2015. Ms Dalbugett recently purchased a two-bedroom unit with a study in the adjacent building. specialization

Greater Vancouver housing market cools down quickly

Home sales in Canada’s Greater Vancouver region fell 43% in July from a year ago, and are down 23% from June this year, according to the latest data from the Greater Vancouver Real Estate Council. Sales in the region totaled 1,887, about 35.2% below the 10-year average for July. The board said the slowdown came as borrowing costs continued to increase and home values ​​rose to new record levels in the past two years. “I think home buyers and sellers are taking a breather after a hectic two-year period,” said Craig Moon, vice president of communications for the council. CBC

Sarah Ferguson spends £5 million on London House

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York, has bought a luxury home in London’s Tony Mayfair district for £5 million (US$6 million). The ex-wife of Prince Andrew is said to have bought the house from the Duke of Westminster Hugh Grosvenor, 31, who became one of Britain’s richest people when he inherited a £10 billion family fortune and Grosvenor estate empire in 2016.

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Finalizes $120 Million Home Purchase in Los Angeles

Property records show that Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel has finally finalized the deal for his new Los Angeles home – which is currently undergoing a multi-year rebuilding process – for $120 million with a $50 million mortgage. The deal has been in the works since at least early 2021. And last year, he also bought a small parcel next door for $25 million to the 2.6-acre flagship property. dirt

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