CASTLES Magazine is the International Magazine for Distinctive Homes. In each issue, we feature only the most desirable luxury properties from around the globe. We are constantly expanding our extensive Broker Network and magazine distribution to encompass the most exquisite properties available. Experience oceanfront estates, secluded islands, luxurious villas, and of course – our specialty – magnificent castles.
One of the most significant listings in the American West, West Creek Ranch, is a spectacularly diverse private land and estate property boasting one of the finest residences and land parcels in the world.
22,000 Sq Ft 14 Beds 12 Baths
With stunning 280~ city views, aprx 35,000 square foot, 2.2 acre French inspired Chateau has it all. Private, walled and gated with exceptional entertaining areas, exquisite design and detail.
35,378 Sq Ft 10 Beds 12 Baths
Designed by famous architect, Rosario Candela, this fabulous Manhattan apartment epitomizes style and grace. The apartment spans two floors and has beautiful, scenic views of Central Park and the Empire State Building.
12,000 Sq Ft 7 Beds 7 Baths
Defining the luxury real estate market isn't simple. From Boston to Miami to Los Angeles, the word luxury has a different definition. In some areas, luxury is defined as anything over $1 million. In pricey parts of Los Angeles, single-family homes often are listed at $5 million and above.The numbers of sales in 2017 and 2018 YTD in the $5 million and $10 million and above range in Los Angeles County are interesting. In 2017, 127 single-family homes sold above $10 million. That number jumped to 551 in the $5 million to $10 million range. Condominium sales above $5 million were at 19 and dipped to five in the $10 million-plus slot. Those condo numbers are small because of less inventory than single-family homes with those hefty price tags.
According to a new residential sales report released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, residential home sales rose 3.5 percent in August– a better-than-expected turnout, signifying a healthy economy and a strong market. Single-family home sales rose 3.5 percent month-over-month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 629,000 units — a 12.7 percent year-over-year uptick, according to the Monthly New Residential Sales Report. The average sales price clocked in at $388,400 according to the report. Residential sales in July, meanwhile, were revised down to 608,000 homes from the previously reported 627,000, according to a separate Census report. Among major geographic regions, The Midwest lead with a 13.2 percent hike.
According to Money Magazine, Newton, MA tops the United States livability charts yet again. This can be attributed to a variety of factors, including great education, low crime rates, and the aesthetic splendor attributed to its "leafy green streets." Home prices are high, but so are incomes. Major employers consist of Boston College and Newton-Wellesley hospital. Newton offers a great breadth of recreational activities through its many parks and is among the best places in the country to raise a family.