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The Oldest Manor In North America Up For Sale

“The Red House Manor”, Quebec, QC, CANADA:Dating from 1608, the stunning and iconic “Old Red Manor” is unequivocally the oldest habitable building on the North American continent. When Bertrand Chesnay de la Garenne received the Royal Concession in 1652, he found there “a solid ruin with three walls and a large stone fireplace of 5 […]

America The Brave: Good Luck President-Elect Obama

In a world where the barriers of Nation States are barely barriers and the society and economies are global in every way, the victory of President-Elect Obama has caused excitement throughout the world that is similar to the fall of the Soviet Union and the bringing down of the Berlin Wall. It has been a […]

LUXURY ESTATES: The $US125million Finest Estate in America

$125,000,000“Fleur De Lys” – The Finest Estate in America350 Carolwood Holmby Hills, CA 90077

E-Magazine

Every week, Marquette Turner releases its e-magazine, containing highlights from the most popular MTLH articles, as well as other news and views. Simply select the date below to view the e-magazine that interests you: You can of course subscribe at any time to receive the latest e-mag. ****************************** 19th December 2008 – the Final 2008 issue […]

The Malibu Home of Sting

Purchased from Larry Hagman (of JR Ewing of Dallas fame), Sting and his wife Trudie Styler’s home in Malibu, California is 5,549 sq ft and has five bedrooms and bathrooms. Simon Turner FYI: See related articles on Homes of the Rich & Famous; or Celebrity Homes; or America

Recyclable Homes: The Loofah Project

One of the Laureates of the 2008 Rolex Awards, which rewards pioneering and enterprising individuals, is Elsa Zaldivar from Paraguay, a poor, landlocked country in the heart of South America, who has found a new use for an old vegetable. Elsa has been a long-time advocate and helper to the poor whilst being environmentally conscious. […]

The Homes of Elizabeth Taylor

The English born star, winner of two Academy awards and known for her style, extravagance and husbands, is the owner and resident of these stunning American mansions: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA The 7,172 sq ft home has six bedrooms and bathrooms, multi-car garaging, stunning gardens and swimming pool. Miami Beach, FLORIDA Situated right on the waterfront […]

The Latest MTLH e-magazine: Thanksgiving

“Bailout” has been named as the “Word of the Year”, being the word that has been searched the most in online dictionaries and has become suddenly infused into daily language.  “Turmoil” was up there too! Things may be worse than they were perhaps a year ago, but please take a moment to think of all […]

Proposition 8 – Overcome Our Differences

There is nothing worse than hearing that minority groups are working or fighting against each other. Proposition 8 has certainly been one of those issues that seems to have pitted minority groups against each other which personally makes me feel very sad. I’m sad for many reasons. Firstly minority groups generally have prejudice to overcome […]

The Who’s Who…

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes has been named the World’s Most Outstanding Luxury Real Estate Agency (less than 2 years old). Awarded by The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate at a ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia on Monday October 13, our company became the first non-American firm to win the award. […]

The Latest MTLH e-magazine: Nov 7, 2008

Barack Obama has changed the face of a nation by winning the US Presidential Race, and has already etched his name in history.  The mammoth task ahead of him should not be understated, but the boost of confidence that American’s and global citizens will take from his win should also not be underestimated.  Belief and […]

Obama, “The Socialist”? It Is Time For Change

It’s almost impossible to ignore the fact that the US election is just one day away (Sydney time). The need for change of any sort is more apparent than ever and the change is needed for both domestic and international reasons. I have many friends and colleagues in the United States and they are some […]

Place Your Bets: The Interesting Interest Rate Debate

Tuesday 4 November 2008 is shaping up to be a historical day:   The US Presidential Election will either see the first African-American President (Obama) or the first female Vice-President (Palin) together with the eldest first-term President (McCain). The Reserve Bank of Australia will meet and, all things being equal, will almost certainly cut interest rates. […]

Insights: Some of the Business Lessons I Learned at the Who’s Who Conference

Last week whilst at the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Annual Conference and Award’s in Philadelphia, Michael Marquette & myself (representing Marquette Turner Luxury Homes) were awarded the title of the World’s Most Oustanding Rookie (New Luxury Real Estate Agency). Therefore, as the “newbie” we were in the company of other winners, some that […]

How Is Sydney and Australia Weathering The Global Storm?

It is time to speak out loudly about what is happening in Sydney’s real estate market.   Clearly it does vary from suburb to suburb and looking at the Luxury end of the market there has been a slight reduction in price in some areas. Properties at the very top end (over $10M) are holding their […]

The Price For Power & Fame

Being in the United States you just have to wonder why some people choose to be in the public eye? Is it the power? Is it the celebrity or is it the wealth? I can’t begin to answer that question but when looking at Michael Bloomberg with his own TV channel and of course a […]

Marquette Turner Win Top Luxury International Award

In what can be described as an amazing coup for Australian real estate I am proud to announce that Marquette Turner Luxury Homes has been named the Best Luxury Real Estate Agency in the world (Less than 2 years old). Awarded by The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate at a ceremony held at the […]

The Richest 5 People in the World…For Now: A Call To All Australian Entrepreneurs

The world is changing fast. The credit crunch has hit, stocks have plummeted and wealth has been redistributed to where? India!  It’s a global competition and Australians have every opportunity to punch with the very best of them. Out of the 5 wealthiest people in the world, 2 are from India. It is a changing […]

Read the Latest Release of the MTLH e-magazine

The latest release of the popular MTLH e-magazine, highlighting popular articles from the MTLH blog is now available for you to view online We’ve seen financial dramas of historic proportions in the last week, but within the chaos there is much opportunity.  Marquette Turner Luxury Home’s articles seek to put the issues in perspective, and […]

The Dow Jones Recovers after Massive Fall

This morning the Dow Jones plummeted by more than 800 points before recovering and is currently trading in positive territory. Commentators on CNN, Bloomberg and Fox have been touting what would happen if the Dow were to drop to 7479 which would result in trading being halted for 30 minutes. The enormous recovery has excited […]