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Vegetable gardens, swimming pools, and a suite for the nanny: This is the post-lockdown shopping list for wealthy Europeans’ second homes

Europe’s wealthiest have adjusted their second home wishlist during the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of luxe city apartments, ultra-high-net-worth individuals are looking for quiet country estates and private oceanside villas that offer plenty of secluded space for long-term stays. These folks are looking for tennis courts to play in, pools to […]
Vegetable gardens, swimming pools, and a suite for the nanny: This is the post-lockdown shopping list for wealthy Europeans’ second homes
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The ultra-wealthy are dropping up to $30,000 on personal putting greens in their backyards, and it’s just the latest quarantine home amenity

A cohort of ultra-wealthy people has been increasingly looking to install backyard putting greens during quarantine,The Wall Street Journal’s Beth DeCarbo reported. It’s not the only outdoor amenity they have their eyes on: living walls and expanded outdoor spaces are also in high demand amid lockdown. When it comes to […]
The ultra-wealthy are dropping up to $30,000 on personal putting greens in their backyards, and it’s just the latest quarantine home amenity
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Mansions aren’t the only property millionaires have to worry about when a hurricane hits — there’s also yachts, cars, and wine collections. Here’s how the ultra-wealthy prepare for the worst.

Affluent homeowners have higher-value property and assets to protect during national disasters. Insurance experts told Business Insider that high net worth individuals typically opt for “private client insurance” from high-end carriers, which offers certain protections and services that average homeowners’ policies do not. According to architects who specialise in hurricane-proofing, […]
Mansions aren’t the only property millionaires have to worry about when a hurricane hits — there’s also yachts, cars, and wine collections. Here’s how the ultra-wealthy prepare for the worst.
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A ‘legendary’ estate that was once the largest private residence in Los Angeles is back on the market with a $65 million price chop. Here’s a look inside the luxury home that was previously owned by Sonny and Cher and neighbours the Playboy Mansion.

According to RobbReport and Variety, The Owlwood Estate is currently on the market for $US115 million. The luxury home was previously listed for $US180 million. The nine-bedroom, 10-bathroom home was built in 1936 and has been owned by celebrities such as Sonny and Cher. The historic Holmby Hills property also […]
A ‘legendary’ estate that was once the largest private residence in Los Angeles is back on the market with a $65 million price chop. Here’s a look inside the luxury home that was previously owned by Sonny and Cher and neighbours the Playboy Mansion.
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7 multimillion-dollar homes that have been sitting on the market for years

Many multimillion-dollar homes sit on the marketplace for years. These luxury listings often include celebrity megamansions or historic homes, as “over-customised” properties struggle to sell. The luxury homes are also often relisted for significantly lower prices, as years pass without finding a new owner. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
7 multimillion-dollar homes that have been sitting on the market for years
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A look inside Jeffrey Epstein’s real-estate portfolio, from the Palm Beach mansion set to be demolished to the NYC townhouse on the market for $88 million

Jeffrey Epstein owned an expansive real-estate portfolio that played a major role in the sexual-abuse allegations against him. The Wall Street Journal previously reported that his New York City and Palm Beach homes were hitting the market for a combined $US110 million. On Nov. 2, the Journal reported that a […]
A look inside Jeffrey Epstein’s real-estate portfolio, from the Palm Beach mansion set to be demolished to the NYC townhouse on the market for $88 million
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The 25 largest homes for sale in the United States, ranked

The largest homes currently on the market in the US range from 32,000 to 70,000 square feet. We teamed up with Zillow to take a look at the largest homes for sale, from a historic Virginia manor to a recently renovated Bel Air mansion. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. The […]
The 25 largest homes for sale in the United States, ranked
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The Greenwich Village townhouse where the late Malcolm Forbes threw extravagant parties for CEOs and celebs just sold for $20 million — take a look inside.

Malcolm Forbes’ old townhouse in Greenwich Village just sold for $US19.9 million, an $US8 million cut from its original asking price. The Forbes family sold the townhouse in 2012 for $US7.25 million to developers who renovated the property. J. Carey Smith, founder of “Big Arse Fans,” bought the townhouse in […]
The Greenwich Village townhouse where the late Malcolm Forbes threw extravagant parties for CEOs and celebs just sold for $20 million — take a look inside.
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The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp has reportedly spent $80 million assembling what may be the most expensive compound in America’s richest town

Jan Koum, a cofounder of WhatsApp, has spent almost $US80 million purchasing and rebuilding a sprawling compound in Atherton, California, according to Variety. In 2014, Koum sold WhatsApp to Facebook for $US19 billion and joined the company’s board of directors. Atherton was ranked as America’s richest town for the third […]
The billionaire cofounder of WhatsApp has reportedly spent $80 million assembling what may be the most expensive compound in America’s richest town
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A California estate once belonging to former President Richard Nixon is on the market again for over $17 million less than its original price — here’s a look inside the 9-bedroom, 14-bath estate known as the ‘Western White House’

Former President Nixon‘s former estate is back on the market, according to the LA Times and Mansion Global. The 5.5-acre property resurfaced earlier this month with a sticker price of $US57.5 million, reflecting a $US6 million price cut since its last listing. The complex was first listed in 2015 for […]
A California estate once belonging to former President Richard Nixon is on the market again for over $17 million less than its original price — here’s a look inside the 9-bedroom, 14-bath estate known as the ‘Western White House’
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A ‘notorious’ San Francisco mansion abandoned by a tech exec and once inhabited by a squatter is on the market after a multimillion-dollar renovation. Take a look inside the $30 million ‘mini-Versailles’

San Francisco‘s mini-Versailles, Le Petit Trianon, is on the market for $US30 million. The home has quite the history: It was damaged by an earthquake, abandoned by a tech exec, and used as a squatting haven, according to The Wall Street Journal. Its most recent owner spent millions on a […]
A ‘notorious’ San Francisco mansion abandoned by a tech exec and once inhabited by a squatter is on the market after a multimillion-dollar renovation. Take a look inside the $30 million ‘mini-Versailles’
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