The central London super-prime market sector has, in general terms, defied gravity over the summer months, a period generally known to be quieter than the rest of the year.
The London real estate market has been surprisingly resilient during the second half of 2020, especially considering the overall situation surrounding Covid-19 and significantly fewer overseas visitors in the capital.
The varied isles of the Mediterranean and Aegean each have their own character and charm. Most are beautiful and ostensibly offer attractive real estate-buying opportunities.
Buying real estate in Italy is a complicated process yet this should not be a deterrent to acquiring a beautiful villa or estate in our favourite European country
Aleksandra Wisniewska quotes Anthony Lassman, in her feature in the Financial Times Weekend, House & Home 13/14 June 2020 issue.
With micro knowledge of the super-prime and ultra-prime markets, we are closely observing what is happening in 2019 in London, Paris and New York as well as the French Riviera, the Hamptons, Ibiza and major Italian cities and Mediterranean coastal hotspots.
In the late seventies, when I founded my Mayfair residential estate agency, we never used price per square foot for valuing a property for sale.
Having spent time on Mykonos earlier this summer we decided to return to Greece to discover other lesser-known islands in our favourite Cyclades group.
Last week, while in the Seychelles, we inspected a new villa development with full luxury hotel services on the island of Felicité close to Praslin and La Digue.
Lassman and his wife, Elaine, launched Nota Bene Global — meaning “note well” or “take note” in Italian — in 2005 to offer tailor-made, travel-planning services to the ultra high net worth crowd. The Lassmans drew knowledge from their careers as publishers of premier travel and destination review guides.