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It’s little surprise that $5 million can buy you a nice chunk of real estate on one of the coasts. But what you can get for that amount of money in the rest of the country, not to mention around the world, might be eye-opening. It’s not just talking luxury—we’re talking lap of luxury. In the upscale Phoenix suburb of Paradise Valley, the median list price is......

Grace and character are in abundance in this storied Colonial Revival in the heart of Seattle.   Set on one of the city’s most storied streets, the residence has been held in the same family since it was built in 1911 and is considered one......

Welcome to the era of the live, work, play retreat. Properties that have space and every amenity under the sun hold special allure for affluent buyers right now as they seek refuges for safe social distancing. This bright, reimagined traditional estate offers such a promise......

If one is looking for an escape from the fast daily pace of Silicon Valley, then one not look much further than this magnificent Mediterranean-inspired estate in Portola Valley, just a few short miles from the tech capital of the world. Listed by Virginia Kavanaugh......

After a most unique year, it only makes sense that we would launch into 2021 with an unexpected color of the year choice. In fact, Pantone has gone with not one, but two, hues in its annual proclamation. The color authority today announced PANTONE 17-5104......

Wine consumption. Gourmet cooking. Home renovations. They have each seen a significant uptick during the pandemic. WineCab’s Wine Wall lives at the confluence of these trends, with an innovative, customizable, AI-powered wine storage solution that caters to those who appreciate fine wine, fine design, and......

American travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux once said, “Hawaii is not a state of mind, but a state of grace.” That sentiment is captured perfectly from this gated turnkey residence on the island of Maui. When you experience this stunning custom-designed residence, nestled on......

The Neiman Marcus annual Christmas Book of fantasy gifts has always held a sense of extravagance (emphasis on the word, fantasy). However, this year is unlike any other. The pandemic has brought a unique set of circumstances that have challenged us all. On the one......

Straight out of the pages of a design magazine, this extraordinary compound brings the elevated farmhouse aesthetic to Brookline, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston. A gated, winding drive leads to nearly four acres of manicured grounds, surrounded you in total privacy. A complete living and......

The time leading up to and including the holiday season is typically slower for real estate sales, but the luxury market has its own set of rules. And, this year, all the rules are pretty much out the window, anyway. The high end of the......

Paradise found! “Current House” is the perfect island oasis for the most discerning buyer — and our latest Home of the Week. Nestled on an approximately 8-acre nature preserve on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas, this dream getaway is surrounded by native trees......

Historically, wealth has been concentrated in New York and California. This is still true for 2020; however, it is beginning to shift. The lifting of mobility constraints, combined with changing residential preferences and other financial considerations, has hastened relocations and fueled an exodus out of......

In many ways, our homes are reflections of our inner selves. They’re not just the physical spaces we fill with furniture and décor. They’re also expressions of our values, like health, family, security and harmony. The challenges brought by the pandemic this year have caused......

The pandemic has created a set of new lifestyle circumstances that is propelling affluent trailblazers to make residential moves in 2020. One of the factors contributing to the rise in relocations has to do with changing residential preferences. With teleworking taking off and commutes becoming......

What’s the antidote to cabin fever? Try an oasis of calm and luxury on Thailand’s dreamy island of Phuket. Here in this prized oceanfront villa set atop a five-star hotel, you’ll have your own private beach, an infinity pool, stunning panoramic sea views and some......

This month’s latest $10 million+ listings have it all: awe-inspiring views, acreage and A-list locations. Whether you want to live a life on the water or in the mountains, or simply wish to take up residence in the most sought-after ZIP code in town, these......

These are unprecedented times, and that extends to luxury real estate. High-end buyers are taking advantage of historically low mortgage rates and a reinforced desire to hunker down in a bigger, better, more luxurious, or more lifestyle-appropriate space with surprising vigor and velocity. In fact,......

Today marks the 114th anniversary of the Coldwell Banker® brand. With a network of over 94,000 affiliated sales professionals in 3,000 offices across 43 countries and territories, the Coldwell Banker® organization has been a guiding example of leadership since 1906. The Coldwell Banker Global Luxury®......

As far as East Coast summer retreats go, few balance privacy, geography and acreage with the sort of grace that defines this exceptional Cape Cod estate. Situated less than a half-mile from Nauset Beach and two miles from town, the enviable property remains hidden from......

Maui is home to some of the world’s most celebrated beaches and oceanfront estates. This Balinese-inspired paradise captures the spirit of Maui in magnificent form. It is arguably one of the finest properties in the entire state of Hawaii. Located south of the Fairmont Kea......

The equestrian property has long been an American tradition. Often set far away from the hustle and bustle of cities, these sweeping ranches and horse farms represent a freer way of life — trotted out on wind-swept grasses and wide-open pastures and forged in long......

esilience is the theme of 2020,” I offered in my forthcoming introduction to the Homes & Estates/Wall Street Journal supplement, due out in just a few weeks. Even with the doom and gloom of the recent news, I still believe this is the right message.......

If you have found yourself dreaming of escaping to your own private island where you can social distance in luxury, you are not alone. Acquiring your own island understandably comes with its perks right now— namely that you can isolate on your very own self-contained......

Thinking of heading off in a luxury RV this summer? The coronavirus has changed many a jetsetter’s plans, and international travel’s loss is luxury RV travel’s gain. According to the RV Industry Association (RVIA), 46 million Americans plan to take an RV trip in the next......

Our lives have all changed since the pandemic started, and the way we use the spaces in our homes has changed right along with it. Outdoor spaces have quickly become one of the most sought-after residential features this year, as they allow us to convene......

A stitch in time saves nine. You’re on cloud nine. The whole nine yards. It’s no wonder there are so many sayings with the number nine in them. Nine is…mighty fine, especially when it comes to real estate. If nine—followed by six zeroes—is your budget......

It’s only fitting that for the July 4th weekend — the ultimate summer holiday — we head to one of our favorite lakeside spots in the Midwest: Lake Geneva. Once dubbed “Newport of the West,” the area is known for its glittery shores and gilded......

Designed and constructed by Oakley Home Builders in collaboration with Dawn McKenna, principal of the Dawn McKenna Group, and Hlevel Architecture, a new canal-side home in Naples takes on a fresh approach to modern, Florida living. “We thought the market was craving a slightly different......

Wine lovers enjoy an ever-expanding universe whose depth and diversity are virtually unlimited. Yes, a magnificent bottle from Bordeaux or Tuscany is still cherished, but oenophiles’ options have grown exponentially just in the last decade. Wines from Israel and Croatia are now relatively commonplace, and......

Snowy winter mountain escapes. Majestic European-style estates. Easy breezy Mediterranean wonders. The latest $10 million+ listings from the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program are the stuff of real estate dreams. 200 Sesame Street Aspen, CO. $ 12,950,000 Every detail of this designer Aspen masterpiece is......

Guest post written by NorthStar Moving Co-Founder Laura McHolm Color Scientist Shares The Power of Your Color DNA Selecting home paint colors is a daunting task. The color choices feel endless. And, we’ve all been in a room that is just too yellow. Don’t leave......

What’s in and what’s out usually dominate design discussions, but homeowners’ desires today transcend colors or square footage. Instead, words like comfort, happiness and versatility pepper conversations with designers asked about the consumer mindset today. “Generally speaking, everyone wants things to be more casual these......

Set on 10 picture-perfect acres in Flower Mound, Texas, mere moments from Dallas Fort Worth, this European-inspired estate reinforces the “everything is bigger in Texas” adage with over 21,000 square feet of graceful living.   This captivating Home of the Week is a feast for......

Everything old is new again, and that goes for decorating with color. While the last decade in home décor has largely been defined by white and varying shades of beige and gray, today’s designers are harking back to yesteryear with paint colors, furniture and even......

What If I Need to Sell My Home Now? What Can I Do? Every day that passes, people have a need to buy and sell homes. That doesn’t stop during the current pandemic. If you’ve had a major life change recently, whether with your job......

In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves with research, facts, and data. Digging into past experiences by reviewing historical trends and understanding the peaks and valleys of what’s come before us is......

With the housing crash of 2006-2008 still visible in the rear-view mirror, many are concerned the current correction in the stock market is a sign that home values are also about to tumble. What’s taking place today, however, is nothing like what happened the last......

There’s a lot of anxiety right now regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The health situation must be addressed quickly, and many are concerned about the impact on the economy as well. Amidst all this anxiety, anyone with a megaphone – from the mainstream media to a......

The first global issue of 2020 — and the new decade — is an homage to change. Inside, you’ll find stories on luxury real estate’s shifting nature and latest trends, the restaurant world’s hottest eateries in Peru, a unique new retreat in San Miguel de......

The competitors for Super Bowl 54 have been revealed, and while Kansas City and San Francisco are the headliners of The Big Game, it’s hard to eclipse Miami as the star of the weekend. Or any weekend, for that matter. The special events scheduled throughout......

Livable work of art. That’s an apt description of this jaw-dropping contemporary oceanfront estate on the Makena Maui shoreline — our latest Home of the Week. Between the eye-catching architecture by Guy Dreier and the gorgeous ocean views with whales and turtles cruising right off......

It’s a color that has been immortalized in song (Blue oh, so lonesome for you…) and represents a low period personally (but fantastically inspired, artistically) of one of the most revered masters of all time—a time in which Picasso himself was admittedly, well, blue, over......

Live and entertain like a Hollywood legend in this spectacular example of “Museum Modern” resting on almost one acre in Trousdale Estates. Perched on a knoll above Beverly Hills, our latest Home of the Week is positively cinematic with serene canyon views, vibrant sunsets and......

Resting on over 297 acres of pristine New Mexico land, our final Home of the Week of 2019 is the ultimate luxury recreational retreat. Los Cielos Ranch unites privacy, natural beauty, luxury accommodations and unmatched outdoor adventure. You’ll be able to enjoy fishing at Hidden......

Our latest Home of the Week, a rarely obtainable Mark Singer-designed masterpiece in sunny Southern California offers a front row seat to sweeping panoramas of deep blue Pacific Ocean, Orange County’s dramatic coastline and Dana Point Harbor. Floor to ceiling windows capture pure ocean magic.......

Set at the crest of a gated circular drive abutting over 50 acres of conservation land in Sudbury, Massachusetts, our latest Home of the Week is an invitation to enjoy world-class living in a magnificent 17,000 square foot architecturally significant estate. From the ornate entry......

If you’re looking for a property that is truly over the top or just plain beautiful with acreage, we have some good news: the newest $10 million+ listings to hit the market from the Coldwell Banker Global Luxury® program may inspire you to take the......

Tony Award-Winning Producer Candy Spelling has listed her Malibu beachfront estate with approximately 81 feet of ocean frontage on a coveted private beach for $23,000,000. The property is offered by Joyce Rey, global luxury specialist with Coldwell Banker Global Luxury, Chris Cortazzo, sales associate with......

Model Cheryl Tieg has put her extraordinary Balinese-inspired Bel Air estate on the market for $18.5 million. Listed with Jade Mills, a Coldwell Banker Global Luxury Ambassador and Beverly Hills’ leading real estate professional, the estate is situated on approximately 1.43 acres in prime Lower......

By 2030, millennials will hold five times as much wealth as they have today, and are expected to inherit over $68 trillion from their predecessors in the Great Transfer of Wealth. What will they do with this wealth? This question is the catalyst for “A......

Looking to try something new this year? When it comes to restaurants, you’ve got choices—a whole lot of them. Some of the most anticipated new additions to the dining scene are brand-new concepts, some find familiar faces finessing new styles, and some are picking up......

Last month’s real estate figures for North America show that residential property sales in the luxury market decreased by 6.7% over November 2017 while the median days on market increased from 31 to 41 days. Compared to December 2016, the median luxury home sale price has decreased by......

The Institute’s Luxury Market Report is your guide to luxury real estate data and trends for North America. Produced monthly, this report provides an in-depth look at the top residential markets across the United States and Canada. Active Members of The Institute receive exclusive access......