Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Third Week in May 2017

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


$6,850,000 USD | Santa Rosa Beach, Florida | Scenic Sotheby’s International Realty

“And now this Santa Rosa Beach home, designed by Houston-based architect Scott Ballard and decorated by Houston-based interior designer Cathy Chapman, is on the market. The curb appeal of this white stucco home is irresistible, but on the other side of its sloped rooflines and curving walls is an unbeatable Gulf view—probably the house’s greatest selling point.”

This Incredible Home Once Graced the Cover of Coastal Living, and Now It’s on the Market – Coastal Living

Island Homes from Maui to Nantucket – Wall Street Journal

This Sanit-Tropez Estate is Worthy of  a Bond Villain – Robb Report

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters Wisconsin – Sotheby’s International Realty

Tropical Modern: A Seductive Spin on Island-Style Homes – Wall Street Journal

The Most Grandiose French Fortresses on the Market – Gafencu

Connecticut’s Gold Coast Bounces Back after Hurricane Sandy – Financial Times

House Hunting in… Como, Italy – The New York Times

San Juan Islands: The Hottest Luxury-Home Market in the Country – Wall Street Journal

The Coolest Eco-Friendly Homes on the Market Right Now – Elle Decor

Realogy Calls on Tech Start-ups to Demonstrate Their Real Estate Business Solutions at Live Competition – Realogy

$110 Million Basquiat Sold by Family Who Bought it for $19,000 – Bloomberg