Luxury Real Estate Headlines: 3rd Week of December

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.


London has three of the world’s ten most expensive properties – London Evening Standard

Sotheby’s September 2013 Significant Sales Around the World –

Luxury Developers Bet Big on Ultramodern – The Wall Street Journal

U.S. economic recovery is expected to gain strength in 2014 – Los Angeles Times

Ocwen Financial Corp. reaches $2.1-billion mortgage-servicing settlement – Los Angeles Times

Billionaire David Murdock lists Bel-Air mansion at $30 million – Los Angeles Times

Sotheby’s International Realty sets up office in Dubai –

Wealthy Chinese Explore Texas as a Venue to Park Wealth in U.S. Real Estate – The Sacramento Bee

William Pitt Sotheby’s looks to Chinese home buyers –

10 Hottest Housing Markets –

Breakfast at Sotheby’s: An A-Z of the Art World –

Sotheby’s Record Breaking Modern and Post-War British Art Sales Surpass ¬£7m –