NYC’s 10 priciest homes of 2022

New York City’s residential market rolled into 2022 off the momentum of a historically hot 2021 before buyers and sellers hit the brakes in the face of interest rate hikes, economic uncertainty and inflation concerns. Prices and deal volume largely fell, but one corner of the market managed to welcome in top-dollar deals. From a near-record at 220 Central Park South to three $50 million sales in as many...

Kobe Bryant’s Lakers Jersey Could Fetch a Record $7 Million at Sotheby’s

A Los Angeles Lakers jersey regularly worn and signed by Kobe Bryant will be auctioned next month with a high estimate of US$7 million, making it the most valuable Bryant jersey to appear on the open market. The late basketball star wore the gold jersey on Lakers media day on Oct. 1, 2007, and throughout the NBA Western Conference finals on May 9, 2008. During the 2007-08 season, he scored 645 points in...

Top 20 famous buildings across the world

Humans have been constructing buildings for thousands of years - from simple huts to grand temples. Buildings are reflective of the world around us, and act as a visual representation of how it is continually changing.  As we have evolved, so has the way we approach constructing structures. We are building safer, quicker, taller and larger than ever before, utilising modern methods of construction...

Top Hamptons sales of 2022

Sale prices at the top of the Hamptons market dropped this year, but that doesn’t mean there were bargains to be had. The 10 most expensive homes sold for a combined $550 million, a 9 percent decrease from last year’s $607 million. The big difference in 2022: No home topped the $100 million mark, as 90 Jule Pond Drive did last year. Here were the top 10 home sales in the Hamptons this year through Dec....

12 Historic Facts About Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr., the Atlanta native who became one of the most important figures in the civil rights movement, was born on January 15, 1929. While it would be impossible to encompass everything King accomplished in a mere list, we’ve compiled a few intriguing facts that might pique your interest in finding out more about the man who helped unite a divided nation. 1. Martin Luther King was not...

Joshua Tree’s Invisible House Lists for $18 Million

It all started when they found out their house was illegal. In the early 2010s, Chris and Roberta Hanley were enjoying their off-the-grid vacation home in Joshua Tree, Calif., when they were informed that their 720-square-foot prefab house violated local regulations. At the time, Joshua Tree required that homes be at least 20 feet wide, and their modular house wasn’t. If they wanted to keep living on...

The top 10 celebrity real estate stories of 2022

From an estate once owned by Boston's own Mark Wahlberg to a football great's Oklahoma ranch (there's a two-story doghouse) to the cliffside home of the late Betty White. Talk show host Trevor Noah has listed his duplex apartment in New York City's Hell's Kitchen for $12.95 million. Courtesy of Compass The mansion where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle filmed their Netflix special may be the hot...

Former Disney President Michael Ovitz Flipping Manhattan Condo for $25 Million

Michael Ovitz, former Disney president and co-founder of Creative Artists Agency, is trying to flip an apartment for a potential $3 million profit. Mr. Ovitz, who served as president of The Walt Disney Company under chairman Michael Eisner from 1995-97 after resigning from Creative Artists Agency, a talent and sports agency he co-founded in 1975 in Los Angeles, bought the 4,000-square-foot condo unit in...

Where Will Aaron Judge Make His Next Home? Here Are Four Baseball Star-Worthy Options

As 2022 draws to a close, it’s good to be Aaron Judge. After leading the New York Yankees to the MLB playoffs and breaking Roger Maris’s American League single-season home run record by slugging 62, the 30-year-old outfielder won the AL Most Valuable Player en route to free agency. The Yankees tried to lock up Mr. Judge early during their last campaign with a widely reported eight-year offer for...

Taylor Swift’s Former NYC Home to Rent for $45,000 a Month

A Manhattan carriage house once home to Taylor Swift is now available to rent for $45,000 a month, Mansion Global has learned—the same price as a scalped ticket to a show on her upcoming tour. Built in 1899, the residence is located on Cornelia Street, one of West Village’s most exclusive blocks, according to the listing with Corcoran agents Laurence Carty, Irene Lo and Jennifer Rahilly....

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