Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in July 2016

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

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“A newly built garden home in Suzhou, China, has just hit the market with an asking price of 1 billion Chinese yuan, an equivalent of $154 million, setting a price record in China.”

Most Expensive Luxury Home in China Listed for $154 Million – Mansion Global

Eight of Connecticut’s Thimble Islands List for $78 Million – Wall Street Journal

‘School of Rock’s’ Tony Cavalero Lists His Hip House in Laurel Canyon for Sale – Los Angeles Times

Five Properties with Fruit Gardens – Financial Times

Sotheby’s International Realty Pairs Artists and Homes to Showcase the Extraordinary – Luxury Daily

The Palace of Versailles Meets the Lourve – in Melbourne – Mansion Global

A Classic Cottage in the Berkshires – Wall Street Journal

House of the Day: Craftsman Charmer in Pasadena’s Historic Bungalow Heaven – Los Angeles Times

The Notting Hill of Ibiza – The Telegraph

House Hunting in… the Netherlands – The New York Times

Grammy-winning Record Producers Stargate Buy a Modern Sanctuary in Venice – Los Angeles Times

Italy’s Islands Lost in Time – Financial Times

Should Be Business As Usual for Brits Buying Property in the EU – PropertyWire

RM Sotheby’s Set to Auction First-Ever Shelby Cobra – CNet