Archives For Luxury Real Estate

When we look at the luxury houses for sale in LA, we’re somewhat hit by the feeling that we’re witnessing a beauty pageant. Modern or classic, monochromatic or splendidly colorful, opulent or discreet, these homes are definitely a joy to the eye. This is hardly a surprise, thinking how many celebrities and business people own a house in LA.

Curious to see what’s currently available? Take a look at our top 10 list and start counting how many times you hear yourself saying “wow” while admiring these beauties:

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Ah, The Hamptons! Luxury living, pristine beaches and fabulous summer escapes. The playground of the rich and famous has been a constant hot ticket in the real estate biz, and it looks like things are heating up even more. 2013 has proven to be the best year for the Hamptons real estate since the recession hit. Even better, year-over-year home sales went up 24 percent in the $10 million plus category, says Town and Country. With the crème de la crème of high-end real estate picking up in sales, we tracked down the five most expensive properties on the market in the coveted Hamptons.

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A Study on 300,000 Listings Reveals What Words US Agents Use the Most

“Your dream home,” “gleaming hardwood floors,” “soaking tub” or maybe “Sub Zero” and “wall of windows”— are you using the most powerful word combination to make your property stand out?

Our analysis shows that the “tried and tested” phrases like “beautiful,” “spacious” or “must-see” are still commonly used by US agents nationwide when advertising their listings. Nevertheless, judging by how high they ranked in our list of the most frequently used real estate listing words in 2012, certain keywords referring to desirable home attributes or upgrades seem to carry a special weight with people who look for a home.

Do you already have a special, ka-ching! combination of words for advertising a home? If you’re still looking to develop one, the findings below might prove to be just what you need.

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