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Sotheby's International Realty Survey reveals preferences of luxurious homeowners worldwide

Sotheby's International Realty Survey reveals preferences of luxury homebuyers worldwide

14 Jul 2014
Homebuyers across the world often ask themselves, "What is the best possible home I could find?" At Sotheby's International Realty, we ask similar questions to get to know our consumers in order to service them the best we can. In the recently published Sotheby's International Realty Luxury Lifestyle Report, we found some answers Read More
Multi-sided fireplaces found in upscale Monterey real estate

Multi-sided fireplaces found in upscale Monterey real estate

28 Jun 2013
The moderate climate of Monterey, California affords its residents the opportunity to spend much of their time outside, but also to enjoy the comforts of the great indoors. Increasingly, a design trend that has been observed in many area residences is the inclusion of multi-sided fireplaces. These features provides interior rooms a cultu Read More
Monterey homes benefit from creative courtyards

Monterey homes benefit from creative courtyards

24 Apr 2013
Houses in Carmel-by-the-Sea are often defined by their relationship to two features: the sun and sea. Most of the houses in this beloved region face the Pacific and are designed to make the most of the rising morning sun. It's no surprise, then, that when homeowners decide to renovate their houses, they focus a great deal of attention on makin Read More
Going modern while staying rustic

Going modern while staying rustic

25 Jan 2013
Many people have a hard time finding the perfect balance between classicism and modernity in their homes. Upgrading a house can often come at the expense of the property's inherent charms and personality, so many people feel constrained when they undertake a new renovation project. However, creative homeowners are increasingly finding new ways to Read More
High-end coastal homes helping Monterey's housing market

Reviving the Spanish style in Monterey

11 Oct 2012
California is often praised for its Mediterranean weather, but the region shares more than just its climate with the countries that line that famous sea. Popular edibles like olives, citrus fruits and wine are also common to both areas, as well as a penchant for a more laid-back lifestyle. Even that, though, is not the end to the similarities. Arc Read More
Give your Sonoma home a mid-century modern look

How to outfit your Monterey home with classic pieces

19 Sep 2012
Sustainability has become a hot design trend across America, especially in the trend-setting and creative state of California. Original residents of some of the luxury homes  located throughout northern and central California have begun transitioning their homes from more traditional setups to ones that feature an extensive array of salvaged, Read More