Quiet Uruguay beach town

On Uruguay’s Atlantic coast, a beach town is booming with celebrities and high-rolling foreigners willing to pay millions of dollars for a piece of this bohemian but ultra-chic getaway. Colombian singer Shakira, television producer Marcelo Tinelli, Argentine magnate Amalia Fortabat and French actress Dominique Sanda own properties in the area. The global economic crisis hasn’t reached this corner of South …

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Nightingale House

European designer Marc Canadell designed this EPIC modern architectural masterpiece soaring above Los Angeles, flawlessly designed and crafted with the highest quality materials and accoutrements. The home is currently being offered for sale through Mauricio Umansky for $17,995,000.

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Tropical islands at recession-friendly prices

Coldwell BAnker’s CApricon Coast branch is offering 9 islands, some with luxury mansions and other amenities, around the Great Barrier Reef with prices starting at $1.3 million and up to $90 million. One island on offer, Long Island, has seen its $6.5 million price tag slashed by 42 per cent. Others are being advertised for almost half what they cost …

Victoria Scott-RichardsTropical islands at recession-friendly prices

Want to Live in a Real-Life Waterworld City?

The so-called Freedom Ship, a floating city of thousands, is an idea that has been tossed around for a while. The Freedom Ship company has a new set of designs for the floating urban space, which looks sort of like a giant mall parking lot, and sort of like a really giant Love Boat. The new design of the ship. …

Victoria Scott-RichardsWant to Live in a Real-Life Waterworld City?

Obama Neighbor Selling

The home is situated directly next to President Obama’s Chicago residence. The owners Bill and Jacky Grimshaw said they expects it will take just the right buyer who wants to live amid a security encampment some have found oppressive. There isn’t a price tag for now: the sellers are welcoming offers over the next six weeks. Interested buyers need to …

Victoria Scott-RichardsObama Neighbor Selling