Haute Estates

Near-Record Number of Las Vegas Homes Sold in August

Las Vegas Realtors say southern Nevada homes sold at a near-record pace during the month of August thanks to high demand among investors.

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors said Thursday that 4,693 homes and condos sold last month, up more than 600 from July numbers. August sales were also up more than 1,000 from the 3,638 homes sold last August.

Pete Sampras Still Awaiting Buyer For Luxury Home

Former tennis great Pete Sampras has put down his professional racket, but he’s still in the real estate game. He and his actress wife, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras are selling their newly-built, custom estate in the guard gated community in Lake Sherwood, a sub-division of Thousand Oaks, California. The home was placed on the market in March of 2010, and has yet to find a buyer. Now, the price has come down to $19,950,000 in hopes that someone will take the massive property off their hands. In the meantime, property records show that the 14-time Grand Slam-winning tennis ace and the former Miss Teen USA are shacking up with their two kids in a $5.6 million pad at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the star-studded Brentwood area of Los Angeles.

Study Finds Royal Palm Way One of Most Expensive Streets in U.S.

Royal Palm Way is often referred to as “Bankers Row” because of the number of financial institutions that do business there. But plenty of that money is pocketed by wealthy landlords.

The street ranks Number 7 on a list of the most expensive streets on which to rent office space, according to a recent study of 40 North American markets prepared by Jones Lang LaSalle, a global real-estate firm headquartered in Chicago.

Gorgeous Modern Residence in the Hollywood Hills

Amazingly, designers, XTEN Architecture, recreated this home from a 1960’s single family home. Located just below the iconic Hollywood sign, the residence’s architecture differentiates it from its neighbors. Its location in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles opens up the residence to extremely beautiful panoramic views. The sloping terrain was transformed into an opportunity to recreate the home design into a series of interconnected terraced spaces. The old foundation was kept in order to stick to the budget, but all the interiors were reconfigured.

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