Author: Nicola

Five reasons why ultra-high net worth individuals are investing in real estate

A new report, Around the World in Dollars and Cents, from real estate adviser Savills and Wealth-X has shown that European UHNWIs hold the biggest share of privately-owned real estate. Wealth-X, a provider of intelligence on ultra-high net worth individuals (UHNWI – defined as those with net assets of US$30 million and above), has partnered with Savills and reports that European UHNWIs have 31% of their wealth in real estate while Asians have 27%.           According to the report, the importance of private wealth in large real estate transactions is greater than ever. In fact,...

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Do Christmas in Style at Disneyland Paris!

Disneyland Paris lies just 35 minutes east of Paris, in Marne-la-Vallée, and, with almost 15 million visitors throughout 2013, is the most popular tourist destination in Europe. An impressive 58 attractions provide pleasure for visiting families from all over the world, and last year saw the new Disney Dreams show crowned as Best Live Production by the International Association of Amusement Parks. This year Disneyland Paris continued to win awards and was recognised by the World Travel Awards as Europe’s leading themed resort. Many would say that Christmas is the most spectacular time to visit Disneyland Paris and this...

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A Star Quality House….

With the finals of the UK X-Factor approaching this weekend on ITV we will no doubt get to relive, during the programme, the moment Irish judge Louis Walsh chose his final three hopefuls in the South of France. As the boys practised behind the scenes and sang their hearts out to Louis and the cameras, this sensational judge’s house has been pushed into the limelight and is now up for sale.  Situated near the Gulf of St Tropez, gazing across the sapphire Mediterranean it is a true ‘all singing, all dancing’ house.  The 1000m2 of living accommodation is perfectly...

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SENSATIONAL ESTATE – SAINT TROPEZ AREA

STUNNING CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY – EXCLUSIVELY WITH HOME HUNTS Located 5 minutes drive from the famous Pampelonne beaches, 2 mn from the beach of l’Escalet and 15 mn from the centre of Saint-Tropez, this outstanding contemporary property stands in 2 Ha of landscaped grounds with panoramic views of the pine forest to the bay of Pampelonne. The modern architecture is in perfect harmony with the splendid park and its vast lawns, and large infinity pool with outdoor spa. Built in an elegant style around 400m², the spacious living area offers large bay windows opening onto a huge teak terrace. The...

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NIMES – IT’S IN YOUR JEANS

The next time you pull on your faithful pair of blue denim jeans, spare a thought for Nimes… as the material, originally called ‘Serge de Nimes’, was first made in the city and was soon shortened to Denim. With a reputation for being the most important Roman city outside of Rome and the hottest city in France, Nimes is fast becoming a hot property destination for international buyers.  Many clients have already discovered this vibrant, cultural and gastronomic heaven but for those who haven’t, the city is no longer just a popular tourist destination to visit but a place...

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