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European housing trends

HGTV’s Richard Blanco: Brexit, Taxes, and Money Laundering’s Impact on London

By Jon Anderson | October 17, 2018 | Comments Off on HGTV’s Richard Blanco: Brexit, Taxes, and Money Laundering’s Impact on London

Regardless of whom you read, Brexit is having a negative impact on central London housing. An October 17 European Union summit was presaged by European Council president Donald Tusk saying yesterday there is “no grounds for optimism” given the state of negotiations. Coupled with fresh inflation data, the pound was down again. Since the Brexit […]

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Paris is Burning … a Hole in Your Wallet

By Jon Anderson | February 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Paris is Burning … a Hole in Your Wallet

You have to hand it to the French.  Here in the US, we’re thrilled if we can cobble together real estate sales and rental data going back a few years.  In preparation for my trip to Europe on Friday, I took a look at what data was available in Paris.  A lot.  Easily downloadable are […]

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There’s a Sale of Sorts Going on in London Housing

By Jon Anderson | April 29, 2016 | Comments Off on There’s a Sale of Sorts Going on in London Housing

Being in London last week, I decided to sniff around for you. The London housing market has been a story of ever-increasing growth for quite some time.  There are several reasons for this.  The sustained growth and enormous bonuses of the financial sector.  The growth of London as a technology hub. The ever-growing ex-pat community, […]

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Looking For a Second Home in Paris? Adrian Leeds Can Help With That

By Jon Anderson | November 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Looking For a Second Home in Paris? Adrian Leeds Can Help With That

You’ve undoubtedly seen the often beret-wearing Adrian Leeds traipsing around Paris on HGTV’s House Hunters International. She helps sticker-shocked expats retool their Parisian dreams to focus on what’s important. After that, it’s time to get down to business. If Leeds’ accent sounds pretty American, it’s because she’s New Orleans-born, living the Paris dream for 21 […]

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Champ d’Or Sure Gets Around: National Exposure for the North Dallas Manse that Took Ten Years to Sell

By Candy Evans | May 8, 2012 | Comments Off on Champ d’Or Sure Gets Around: National Exposure for the North Dallas Manse that Took Ten Years to Sell

Thought you might enjoy seeing the national/international post I wrote for Concierge Auctions, on our illustrious Champ d’Or, they being the folks who spurred the sale of our most famous or infamous mansion to date.

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Housing Crisis in U.K: House-Envy Could Be a Problem

By Candy Evans | February 2, 2011 | Comments Off on Housing Crisis in U.K: House-Envy Could Be a Problem

I love hearing about real estate life in the U.K. When it comes to health care, they are trying to reform their socialized regime — which is both awful and wonderful, depending on who you talk to — even as the U.S. steers towards socialized medicine. (The Brits want it to be less socialized.) Now […]

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