Five Tips to Selling Your Home

By following the steps below, you can increase the appeal of your home and attract more potential buyers. Boost first Impression: Make a great first impression by sprucing up your home’s exterior. Ensure the lawn is well-maintained, add fresh landscaping, and consider a new coat of paint or minor repairs to the facade, where necessary…. Read more »

Luxury Outlook 2024

Welcome to the Sotheby’s International Realty 2024 Luxury Outlook. In the pages ahead, we’ll explore what you need to know in order to stay informed and ready to make a smart real estate decision at any moment. After the past few years’ frenzied market, we’re hitting more of a buyer-seller equilibrium, with inventory levels moving… Read more »

Gianni Versace’s former Manhattan mansion storms the real estate market

Fashion legend, Gianni Versace doesn’t need an introduction, a designer to celebrities and royalty, his creations made him world-famous. His talent left a mark on many aspects of his life including his opulent former Manhattan mansion now on the real estate runway for $70 million. Gracing Manhattan’s Upper East Side on a quiet section of… Read more »

Dream Homes From Around The World: Palm Beach

Heralded since the early 20th century as a tropical paradise, Palm Beach has long been a destination for luxurious coastal living with a singular architectural style—clear Mediterranean inspiration and a dedication to patios, loggias, lawns, and balconies that link interiors with surroundings. Many of the hallmarks of an iconic Palm Beach haven are on full… Read more »

Dream Homes From Around The World: 4 Homes For Car Collectors

Whether they prefer rare antiques, rugged muscle cars, peppy speedsters, or luxurious sedans, any auto enthusiast will appreciate these estates for their generous garages and spacious motor courts. Historic Santa Fe Estate This significant Santa Fe property, dating to 1935, has been lovingly expanded, creatively reimagined, and exquisitely finished with every comfort and amenity expected… Read more »

Dream Homes From Around The World: Manhattan

During the period now known as the Gilded Age, the United States and the rest of the world were on the brink of a new modern era of enormous economic growth, immense personal wealth, and revolutionary social mores and systems. These years represented a time of remarkable transition in New York, and its influence on… Read more »

Inside A Blufftop Malibu Haven

On the coast of the Pacific Ocean along iconic Highway One, Malibu has earned legendary status among American beach towns, known as it is for its long stretches of sunny sandy beach, surf-friendly waves, and picture-perfect sunsets. High in the bluffs of Malibu’s Paradise Cove Beach, this extraordinary residence on 6.62 acres enjoys 339 feet… Read more »

Greek Homes: From here to Infinity

IMAGINE waking up in the morning to endless sea views. Imagine spending cool evenings gazing at the colours of the sun, mirroring the crystal clear waters, as the day closes to an end. Greece has one of the largest coastlines in the world. A significant number of Greek luxury homes see the water element taking… Read more »

The Breakfast Club

Designed for day-to-day dining and relaxed lounging, these perfect-for-breakfast nooks in exquisite properties feature sea views, cozy patios and an ambience that makes them appealing any time of the day. The Mykonian Lifestyle In an idyllic position, within walking distance to the small sandy beach of Cavo Glyfadi, Alia is a wonderful summer home designed… Read more »

Significant Sales | First Semester 2021

A waterfront masterpiece in Crete, an extraordinary estate in Rhodes, and the last beachfront signature villa in Costa Navarino are the three major real estate deals brokered and closed by our company in the first semester of 2021 with a combined value of €28,500,000. Added to another €52,000,000 of closed or secured transactions from January… Read more »

Private Island Interest is Booming

Many buyer’s have often thought about the idea of buying a private island, the pandemic has just served to accelerate this niche market. Buying an island is often more driven by the heart rather than investment purposes and ease of access is always important. The private island market has benefitted in large by our new,… Read more »

Breaking News: Greece is open for 29 countries

Starting from June 15, Greece will be welcoming tourists and travellers from 29 countries. No tests or quarantine will be required. Authorities will be performing occasional random testing, while visitors will be required to take all the necessary social distancing measures. The list of the 29 countries is the satisfactory result of an epidemiological profile… Read more »

Secluded and Peaceful | 12 Greek homes offering a retreat from the world

We have selected 12 homes in 12 different locations of Greece that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of today’s world. Private havens for you and your family to live your best life. Linamia Estate, Corfu The Linamia Estate, uniquely exclusive and secluded with no other house in sight, the quiet Linamia Estate… Read more »

Athens, an Exciting Property Market

Athens is a vibrant hub of history, archaeology and urban vibes. It expands in all directions around its centre, the Acropolis, all the way to its northern suburbs and to the south joining the seaside on a unique frontline of almost 30km. Long gone are the days of Athens in a constant blue mood especially… Read more »

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Gone with the Wind

With just a week until the Oscars, find inspiration in these entertainment ready homes. Light-Filled Contemporary This modern 6 bedroom home in the Old Palm Golf Club combines beautifully easy and formal living. An air of grandeur from the high ceilings and a stately dining room make this an ideal home for impressive entertaining. Its… Read more »

Pasithea, Corfu

Six Stunning Panorama Villas on Corfu island

With great intellectual and artistic past, Corfu preserves its multi-cultural background and Venetian elegance until today. Corfu’s Old Town is a UNESCO heritage site of great architectural interest. The lush scenery, peerless beaches, picturesque villages and it’s high green hills have always been of an anazing beauty. We have therefore collected the best breathtaking panorama… Read more »

Paris Sigalas

Paris Sigalas: The king of Assyrtiko

Around 50 varieties of vines prosper in the mainly anhydrous island of the Aegean sea, its gemstone being the Assyrtiko, a local white wine variety, which according to the connoisseurs of wine is considered the best in the Mediterranean. To the overall story of Assyrtiko there is one before and one after Paris Sigalas. He… Read more »

One & Only Kéa Private Homes

With a collection of a limited number of private villas now available for purchase, a slice of One & Only can be yours to own. Just 30 minutes by boat from Athens, Kéa is a jewel in the Aegean crown. Here time stops and life begins… Set across 65 hectares of the sheltered western coastline,… Read more »

The five most stunning sunset villas in Greece

The 5 most stunning sunset villas in Greece Sunsets in Greece are indeed stunning, especially in the privacy and serenity of a sea-view villa. Fair enough, there are more than 5, but these five definitely belong in the top of the list. As the sun hides behind the horizon, colouring the sky in deep hues… Read more »

Ethereal, private island, property for sale in Evia, Greece

Ethereal – A True Island Treasure

Set in the glistening southern Gulf of Euboea (Evia) opposite the site of the ancient city of Eritrea on mainland Greece, Ethereal is an exceptionally secluded haven that was first recognised as a settlement in 1961. Originally purchased by a prominent Greek family in 1958, its pristine beauty and verdant landscapes put it on a… Read more »

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Five Homes for Kitesurfers in Greece

Kitesurfing is undeniably one of the most thrilling and addictive sports – after all, nothing beats the feeling of harnessing the pure power of the wind to glide over the waves! It is easy to practice sport and usually involves most of the family members. Whilst the Mediterranean may not see the wild seascapes of… Read more »

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Mykonos – Streets of Gold

Mykonos has become a Mecca for high-end shopping, with some of the best international jewellery designers selling their precious ‘wares’ from enchanting little white-washed boutique stores. The prestigious Swiss watchmaker and fine jeweller, Chopard, can be found tucked away down a picturesque cobbled alleyway. Feast your eyes on ultra-rare diamonds encased in exquisite pieces designed… Read more »

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The Eclectic, Elegant Architecture of Corfu Island

Corfu is an elegant and noble destination, unique amongst the Greek islands for its regal amalgamation of Venetian, French and British styles. From the 15th – 19th centuries the island was under Venetian rule, subsequently passing to the French, British and, finally, Greek governments. This multi-cultural history has resulted in a fine architectural mix of… Read more »

An artist’s guide to the Dodecanese

On the largest Dodecanese island of Rhodes, the Municipal Gallery contains one of most significant collections of the Modern Greek paintings in the world, including works by Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas, Konstantinos Maleas and George Bouzianis amongst others. During the last 20 years, a new generation of artists has emerged in Rhodes art scene the most prominent… Read more »

Hole in One – Greece’s Top Luxury Golfing Destinations

Greece has a quiet tradition of golf that many people are unaware of, although it has actually been a privé golfing hub for enthusiasts of the sport since 1962. Since then, the game has grown in popularity and golf courses can now be found in Athens, Crete, Corfu and Rhodes. In addition, the bar has… Read more »

Luxury Living | Inspiring Bedrooms in Mykonos

The modern world requires a lot from us; as reported by the BBC, we’re sleeping, on average, 20% less than we did 70 years ago. Our daily responsibilities keep our bodies and minds really busy but at the end of the day, we all know that good sleep will make us feel better! Recharge and… Read more »

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Voukourestiou, Athens’ luxury retail street

Since the early 1950s, Voukourestiou Street has been the favourite shopping destination of well-heeled Athenians and international visitors, with a particular focus on rare European and American imported goods alongside gold and jewellery. Named after the Treaty of Bucharest, which ended the second Balkan War in 1913, the street differs from other international luxury shopping… Read more »

Skorpios – The beguiling beauty of Greece’s most exclusive private island

The Ionian islands on Greece’s west coast are a unique collection of emerald treasures, perched elegantly in the warm waters of the Ionian Sea. Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkada and the numerous smaller islands which surround them have a rich and diverse history, resulting in an elegant combination of Italian, French, British and Greek style, and… Read more »

Greek luxury holiday homes on the rise

According to experts in this particular area of property investment, the rise in number and quality of services offered, eg. golf courses and marinas, as well as the improvement of connectivity by air or by car to areas of interest, are all factors that will contribute to the rising value of luxury holiday properties in… Read more »

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Homes to enjoy during Greek Easter

Experience the Greek Easter in a home and place where you will be a part of something truly unique: in Corfu, with its colourful traditions; in Mykonos, where the smells of spring are carried along by the salty sea breeze; in Hydra, where you will find the most distinguished Easter customs and traditions and in… Read more »