Luxury Real Estate Headlines: 1st Week of 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury real estate, home, art, collectibles, Sotheby’s auction house, jets & yachts, sports & luxury cars, and lifestyle & travel news from around the world.

Leonardo DiCaprio's Malibu Colony Home

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Malibu Colony Home

U.S. growth revised higher, economy on firmer footing –

As real estate technology evolves, questions about roles of major players remain –

Real estate recovery sets stage for 2014 tech, acquisition boom –

Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Expands along the Monterey Peninsula, Acquires Bratty & Bluhm Real Estate in Pacific Grove – Realogy

Leonardo DiCaprio Sells Malibu Colony Spread for $17.35 Million – The Hollywood Reporter

Alhambra home where Norman Rockwell wed is for sale – Los Angeles Times Hot Property

Shoe Designer Vince Camuto In Contract to Sell Southampton Property for $75 Million – Wall Street Journal

Cinema Vanguard Award – Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio – Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Hollywood’s 3 Biggest Real Estate Sales of 2013 – Rupert Murdoch, Madonna and the Uzbek president’s daughter were behind the most talked-about deals of the year – The Hollywood Reporter