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And The Award Goes To…

At the end of 2008, Marquette Turner launched an international competition with 99designs to find a design to commemorate our company’s winning of the title of The World’s Most Outstanding Luxury Agency Under 2 Years Old by the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. An exceptional number of quality of designs were entered from designers […]

Award Winning Villas in Tuscany

In the rolling Tuscan hills not far from the mythic cities of Florence, Siena and San Gimignano is one of the largest private landholdings in all of Italy. Two grand cypress-lined lanes ascend to a historic castle. Dotting the estate are restored Casali (farmhouses) each with dramatic glass-tiled private pools. This treasured property is Castello […]

The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Global Award Winners

Last week nearly 200 luxury property experts met in Philadelphia for the 13th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia. Whilst we have reported Marquette Turner’s award, we are pleased to be able to bring to you the other members who were honored with awards during the banquet on the final […]

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 […]

Australian Real Estate Agent in Final Four for International Real Estate Award

SYDNEY, Australia, Sep 18. Australian Michael Marquette, founder of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, is one of only two non-American Award Nominees for the 13th Annual Luxury Real Estate Conference to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA held Saturday, October 11th through Tuesday, October 14th, 2008! One of only four international real estate agents nominated in […]


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 […]

COMPETITION: Calling All Designers!

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes were awarded the World’s Most Outstanding Luxury Agency Under 2 Years Old in 2008 by the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, and we would like a design to use on our marketing material. Any one from anywhere can enter this competition via the award winning 99designs website. Read the DESIGN […]

The Latest MTLH e-magazine

THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES: Rainforest Living in Queensland; Raffles Residences Manila; Swarovski Bathroom Faucets; Chinese Property Taxes; US interest rates; Australian Banks on the Assault; The Malibu Home of Sting; The Rotating Bath Tub; The W New York… We bring you the last installment for 2008 of our look at luxury property, design and concepts from […]

The Latest MTLH e-magazine

THIS WEEKS STORIES: Luxury is…Elizabeth Taylor’s Homes; the Great Australian Tax Grab; Phone Box Furniture; The Blind Leading The Blind; London Luxury Home Prices Falling; Loofah Homes; and more… The 2008 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to former Finnish President and international peace envoy, Martti Ahtisaari.  He has been instrumental in bringing peace, or […]

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 […]

Help Your Luxury Agent Help You

Once you list your home for sale you may find it difficult to step aside and let your agent take over.  You may be wrestling with the temptation to linger around while prospective buyers view your home, hoping to get the chance to point out all of the “bells and whistles” you know make your […]

Newcastle – The Forgotten City

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes does a considerable amount of work with clients in Newcastle selling their Luxury Homes. They want the wonderful features of the city to be properly and fully communicated to a national and international audience – it’s sad that the “local” agents focus on advertising in the local newspaper, which I must […]

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. […]

Luxury Homes Need Luxury Agents To Sell Them: Just Ask Wayne Cooper

Fashion designer Wayne Cooper’s Luxury Sydney home in Sydney’s Eastern Suburb of Tamarama failed to attract a bidder at auction yesterday. The entire process has been disastrous from start to finish with Wayne Cooper being convicted of assaulting her last Friday.  An apprehended violence order was amended so he could attend the auction. A bidder […]

“The Real Estate Man” Featured in SNOBS

SNOBS – standing for Social Networking for Opportunistic Businesswomen – has featured our very own Michael Marquette in the inaugural installment of “Work it Baby“. Dubbing him “The Real Estate Man“, SNOBS recognizes Michael’s achievements in a fun and lively interview, his first since being awarded the prestigious title of the World’s Most Outstanding Rookie […]

White Houses

In New York City, a buyer has purchased a 1022 square metre, Richard Meier designed apartment for $US33 million, after a $US7 million price reduction. Meier became a prominent architectural figure after his commission of the Getty Center in Los Angeles, and was in 1984 awarded the Pritzker Prize. His work is clearly defined by […]

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 […]

The Most Luxurious Project in the World

The United Arab Emirates-based real estate development company, Zaya, has recently been awarded the prestigious title of the Most Luxurious Project in the World for its Nurai Island development. Awarded on the basis of the project being considered to represent the highest level of quality and luxury the Nurai Island development, which is situated North […]

VOTE 2008 – What If The Whole World Could Vote In The US Presidential Election?

It’s a salivating thought for anyone that has an interest in the outcome of the US Presidential race, and the Economist magazine is providing the opportunity. I already had an interest prior to our visit to the US two weeks ago for the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Awards, and hearing of the Economist’s […]