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The opulent interior of Karen Millen's former apartment in London, sold by Sotheby's International Realty last October for £8.5 million. (Sotheby's International Realty)
The opulent interior of Karen Millen's former apartment in London, sold by Sotheby's International Realty last October for £8.5 million. (Sotheby's International Realty)

LONDON—With features including a main house, guest cottages, bar, and restaurant, Johnny Depp’s 37-acre estate in the South of France is actually a small village...

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  • Rendering of the entrance to Chaz Yorkville, a condo building at 45 Charles Street East in Toronto. The Penthouse Collection will be released for sale in the fall. (Courtesy of 45 Charles Ltd.)

    Penthouses at Chaz Yorkville: Homes Fit For a King

    Jason Fane’s personal penthouse promises to be a show-stopper, with 3,407 sq. ft. of luxury against a canvas of breathtaking panoramic views of Toronto and... Read more

  • A condo under construction in Toronto in 2014. (Epoch Times)

    Canadian Government’s Mortgage Rules Have Helped Contain Housing Risks

    OTTAWA—Rising home prices have increased household debt levels, but steps taken by regulators to tighten mortgage lending rules have helped manage the associated risks, according... Read more

  • Dreams and Realities of the Real Estate Business

    Imagine $37,800 for a day’s work. Not a bad haul, but that’s relative—chump change for a Kobe Bryant or a Johnny Depp. For the lot... Read more

  • A view of Midtown Manhattan from the Empire State Building on  July 1, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    China Stock Woes Good for New York Real Estate

    NEW YORK—Mainland Chinese investment in New York City real estate is unlikely to slow down despite concerns over China’s turbulent economic and political situation, according... Read more

  • Houses under construction in Toronto on June 26, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Graeme Roy)

    Canada’s Housing Market Will Slow ‘Modestly’ in 2016, Says RBC

    TORONTO—Activity in Canada’s real estate market will slow “modestly” next year as interest rates begin to rise, according to a report from RBC Economics released... Read more

  • View of 22 Barker Road on August 15, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    After US Land Purchase, Jack Ma Pays US$193M for a Single Property in Hong Kong

    After spending US$23 million to purchase an American landholding, Alibaba chairman Jack Ma is reported to have spent US$193 million last week, on a luxury... Read more

  • Rendering of The Tree House at Gerrard and Warden in Toronto. (Courtesy of Fortress Real Developments Inc.)

    Fortress Real Developments: A Force to Be Reckoned With In the Real Estate World

    Any project that has Fortress Real Developments Inc. on its team is as close as you can come to a guaranteed success. The company focuses... Read more

  • View overlooking Victoria Harbour from The Peak Galleria on July 31, 2015. (Bill Cox/Epoch Times)

    Hong Kong Peak Road: More Expensive Than 5th Avenue, Manhattan

    Peak Road, located at the top of Victoria Peak in Hong Kong, is the world’s most expensive street, according to a Billionaire.com recent report. The... Read more

  • 333 King St. (Courtesy of First Gulf)

    First Gulf’s Grand Vision for a Riverside Rebirth

    Last month, the City of Toronto announced it will be spending $5 million to complete due diligence work on a proposal to naturalize the mouth... Read more

  • Aerial view of Liberty Central on the Lake at night. (Courtesy of Home Marketing Group Ltd.)

    Liberty Central by the Lake: One of Toronto’s Greatest Success Stories

    Liberty Village is undoubtedly one of Toronto’s greatest success stories. This 43-acre master-planned community combines residential, commercial, and retail components, attracting young professionals in media,... Read more

  • A detached home for sale in Calgary on July 9, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Serious Correction Not Expected for Calgary’s Housing Market

    House prices are weakening in Calgary, but it doesn’t look like the serious correction some expected at the beginning of the year. In fact, Calgary’s... Read more

  • Luxury Home Auctions

    Owners Turning to Auctions to Sell Their High-End Properties

    EDWARDS, Colo.—Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s,... Read more

  • The pool at the Muskoka Bay Club. (Courtesy of Freed Developments)

    Muskoka Bay Club: Luxury and Fun in Perfect Harmony

    When it comes to luxury recreational condominiums, Freed Developments Muskoka Bay Club is truly in a class of its own. Located in Gravenhurst, Ont., in... Read more

  • Rendering of a penthouse living room at Aura, Canada's tallest condominium building by Canderel Residential located at Yonge and Gerrard in Toronto. (Courtesy of Canderel Residential)

    Penthouses Put International Buyers on Top of the Heap

    When it comes to luxury real estate in Toronto, things don’t get much more exclusive than a penthouse at Aura, the 80-storey behemoth at the... Read more

  • Rendering of 1926 Lake Shore Boulevard, a new condo development by Carttera Private Equities with a total of 847 units. (Courtesy Carttera Private Equities)

    Future of Condo Development in Toronto Remains Strong: Carttera’s Jim Tadeson

    Carttera Private Equities Inc. was founded in 2005 by Jim Tadeson. Carttera’s long-term, collaborative relationships have resulted in multi award-winning development projects extending to over... Read more

  • 2610 Scott Street San Francisco (Open Homes Photography)

    The Larsen House: A Joseph Esherick Original // Pure Modernism in Pacific Heights

    It’s an uncharacteristically sunlit afternoon, without a cloud or trace of fog to mar the endless blue sky in San Francisco. Standing outside 2610 Scott... Read more

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