The global prime residential market has always been dominated by older HNWIs, but now there’s a new, younger ‘executive’ category of buyers, often in their forties or even thirties. Paul Tostevin of Savills World Research explains.
The contemporary Villa Monserrat in the chic Nova Santa Ponsa district is a spectacularly well-appointed residence, ideal as a holiday getaway but also thoughtfully equipped as a ‘working from home’ base for longer stays.
Buyers after fair weather and fairways are investing big in golf resorts in Europe and the Caribbean. A comfortable green-side home in the sun is now seen by some as a haven from overcrowded city life and never-ending health challenges. In fact, it’s a hole in one.
In the spring of 2020, when the worst of the pandemic hit, those owners who could, fled New York, Milan and London. It’s undeniable that some urbanites have left for the countryside – whether permanently or temporarily – but are reports of the city’s death a tad exaggerated?
From Miami and Monaco to Singapore and Sydney, there is a greater choice of fine new apartments and penthouses than at any time this century. Plus, as Peter Swain reports, some eye-catching villas that make for one-of-a-kind holiday residences.
This supplement examines three classes of AAA-rated real estate that provide good investment returns but more importantly, outstanding lifestyle advantages, namely: penthouses, beachfront homes and mountaintop residences close to good skiing.
Multiple home ownership provides one solution to the age-old problem of how to successfully balance the competing demands of business and quality leisure time. So what makes a well-rounded portfolio of properties?
As the global economy digests this year’s economic and political happenings, the property narrative is all about secondary markets. Today’s real-estate investors and lifestyle buyers need imagination, a sense of adventure and a little help from the wealth of research and knowledge in this Centurion guide.
As Dame Maggie Smith’s Dowager Countess of Grantham might have said, “Isn’t it splendid to see that nice Mr Cameron back in Downing Street.” Surprise UK election result poised to buoy the housing market.