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The Luxury of a $500,000 Closet

by Roberta Murphy We’ve written about luxury closets in the past, but these days some are spending up ┬áto $500,000 for luxe clothing storage that might include a champagne refrigerator, sound system, glass-enclosed display cabinets, wet bar or even a … Continue reading

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Luxury Above La Costa

by Roberta Murphy At San Diego Previews, we deal with a number of people who are relocating to the San Diego area. They may be from from the East Coast, the desert, Bay area, Midwest or Europe, but all have … Continue reading

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Urban Luxury Near the Beach

by Roberta Murphy When the combination of urban luxury and sandy beaches come together, we might think of high rises in Miami, Los Angeles, La Jolla or Honolulu. San Diego County now boasts a second urban and beach destination: Oceanside … Continue reading

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7 Bargaining Secrets for Luxury Home Buyers

by Roberta Murphy If this is the worst real estate market (for sellers) in recent history, then surely it creates some of the best buying opportunities of a lifetime as well. We are seeing smart money aggressively buying in our … Continue reading

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Nouveau Luxury Home Buyers: Instapreneurs

by Roberta Murphy Who are these young and ultra-affluent buyers of homes in Rancho Santa Fe, Palm Beach, La Jolla, Aspen and Manhattan? Robert Frank, in his best-seller Richistan, calls them instapreneurs (didn’t he coin the term?). These are the … Continue reading

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A Luxury Home Bargain: Rancho Santa Fe Farms

by Scott Murphy Discriminating luxury home buyers in the San Diego area are starting to raise sophisticated eyebrows at some of the better real estate buys in luxury neighborhoods such as Rancho Santa Fe. One of the best buys on … Continue reading

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The Luxury Shower (and 5 Tips on How to Create One)

by Roberta Murphy Once upon a time, the lowly shower offered faint competition for the jetted bathtub. The bathtub was where one went to luxuriate, while the shower was a functional cleanser. Not any more. These days the lowly shower … Continue reading

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Commission Conundrum with Luxury Real Estate

by Roberta Murphy A year or so ago, real estate circles were abuzz with argument and discussion about the pros and cons of discount real estate services and commissions. Discounter Redfin had opened with one agent in San Diego, and … Continue reading

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What Do Luxury Home Buyers Expect from their Agents?

by Roberta Murphy This is Part One of an ongoing series about Luxury Home Buyers, their expectations, origins and trends. This first article in the series will look at these buyers and what they expect from their luxury real estate … Continue reading

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Luxury Home Digest Makes “Top 100 Real Estate Blogs”

by Roberta Murphy It came as a total surprise when I received an email from International Listings that Luxury Home Digest had been tapped as one of the top 8 Home Buying blogs in the country–and one of the top … Continue reading

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