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Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents Continues Its Expansion in Australia

SEATTLE – Luxury Real Estate’s Board of Regents announced today its continued expansion in Australia with Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, which will be the exclusive representative of the New South Wales, Australia territory. is the most-viewed luxury real estate Web site in the world, featuring more than 66,000 high-end properties in 106 countries. Marquette […]

“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 […]

What Russian Real Estate Buyers Are Looking For

Russians are investing heavily in overseas property, and even though the Russian stock market continues to suffer (and there will approximately 50% less billionaires in Russia this time next year), there are ongoing reasons for wealthy Russians to search for prestigious properties to buy as a long-term investment. The experience of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes […]

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 […]

How An Idea From Florida Could Help Australian Real Estate

Prices for homes in Australia have risen in the first half of 2008, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). The REIA report that median home prices rising across the country to $A459,216 by June 2008, up a slight 0.05% for the quarter and 6% for the previous year. Despite a decrease in […]

13th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference

13th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference in Philadelphia, PA, USA, Oct. 11-14, 2008 Read more about the Awards – Marquette Turner Luxury Homes will be there, we’re up for an award and we’re excited! Michael Marquette & Simon Turner

The Oscars of Luxury Real Estate

The Emmy’s, the Oscar’s, the Nobel’s – each industry has a night of glamour. The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is the most prestigious body in the world for all real estate agents. Not only does one need to satisfy certain criteria to just become a member, nominations for their awards are the icing […]

The latest “real estate radar” e-magazine

It has certainly been a huge past week with the turbulence of the world’s stock markets still being digested by many.  When George W Bush spoke of “shock and awe” in relation to the Iraq war, who’d have thought his words would so aptly apply to his handling of the American economy. Regardless of whom […]

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 […]

5 Sep 08 real estate radar e-magazine

The 5 Sep 08 real estate radar e-magazine from Marquette Turner Luxury Homes is now available to view online. Our e-magazine features highlight’s from our real estate radar blog from the past week.

The world’s most prestigious real estate site, the luxury real estate website of the prestigious “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate” has been named as the world’s most prestigious real estate website by high-net-worth consumers in the 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index survey. The survey was conducted by the Luxury Institute, an independent research company in New York City. John Brian […]

Marquette Turner’s “Real Estate Radar”

Marquette Turner’s real estate radar® hones-in on property news to keep your finger on the pulse, and with interest rate cuts on the cards, our news couldn’t be more timely! A report conducted by the Real Estate Institute of Australia in June 2008 has showed that housing affordability has fallen across every Australian State and […]

Walk the walk: making real estate agents accountable to you

In tough times choosing an agent to sell your property is more important than ever. Asking agents to show evidence that what they are claiming actually works is a great idea. I strongly believe that agents who insist on vendor paid marketing should be capable of proving that your money is going to be spent […]

Shadow Federal Treasurer Malcolm Turnbull demonstrates clear confidence in real estate market

With the news that Shadow Treasurer, Malcolm Turnbull, the Member for Wentworth, has purchased three investment properties on his door step, could there be much better confirmation that now is a good time to be investing in real estate? A clear sign of Mr Turnbull and his wife, former Mayor of Sydney Lucy Turnbull, have […]

Marquette Turner now a member of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes is very proud to announce that we have been recognised by the most prestigious international body in real estate. We have been named as Members of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, recognising our outstanding commitment to service and innovation and our consistent record results. There are only a handful […]

Investing in luxury real estate in a market downturn

People love to live beyond their means – hands up if you fit into this category. In the last few years mortgages and lines of credit were given out as if the money was just going to fall out of a tree to pay for it. Now that the rug is being pulled out from […]

Breaking up is hard (and expensive to do): Divorce is a key driver of the real estate market

Break-ups among married and de facto couples account for up to 15 per cent of all residential sales, with one Sydney agent recently claiming that the figure was closer to 40 per cent, with every second client selling because of divorce. Many agency’s are now having many requests for initial consultation and negotiation valuations between […]

Exposed: if it sounds too good to be true…real estate sharks

Home owners experiencing mortgage stress should be wary of a new breed of online entrepreneurs who are offering quick money for homes. For instance, Express Homebuyers, advertises on its website for houses where owners are behind in repayments, facing repossession, or need debt relief. It offers online quotes and promises owners the sales take “days, […]

Love That Place: Social Networking meets Real Estate

Love That Place, which just launched earlier this month, is a social network designed to let users search, discuss, rate and register interest in property, whether it’s for sale or not. Property owners begin by creating a page and uploading photos of their place—simply to gather feedback and advice, or to test the market and […]

7 DAYS: a Longtime in Politics, but a Lifetime in Real Estate

Seven days is a long time in politics and a lifetime in real estate. After I wrote last weeks’ article on “The Death of Real Estate As We Know It” we have seen the very public demise of three franchised offices in North West Metropolitan Sydney. The issues were all just a little close to […]