Mansion Global Daily: Miami Luxury Homes Are Having a Moment, U.K. Home Sales Drop by Half After Stamp Duty Holiday Ended, and More

Miami’s Luxury Homes Will Gain an Average 10{d4d1dfc03659490934346f23c59135b993ced5bc8cc26281e129c43fe68630c9} in 2022, Forecast Says

The Florida city is expected to see the highest value growth of any major world city, followed by Sydney and Los Angeles, according to Knight Frank. Read More




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Amenities at the home in the New York beach community include a waterside pool with a cabana, private access to a cove and a first-floor in-law suite. Read More


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U.K. Home Sales Drop by Half After Stamp Duty Holiday Ended

The recent end of the U.K.’s stamp duty holiday, the temporary tax break introduced during the pandemic that cut the bill on a home purchase, has drastically reduced the number of properties changing hands. Sales dropped to 76,930 in October, a slump of 52{d4d1dfc03659490934346f23c59135b993ced5bc8cc26281e129c43fe68630c9} from September, when the tax relief concluded, according to the latest figures from the government. Further alienating potential buyers are soaring house prices. City A.M.

Housing Market Correction Could Spell Trouble for Lithuania

Lithuania’s financial stability could be on the line if its overheated housing market slips into a phase of correction, according to the country’s central bank. Real estate prices are currently 17{d4d1dfc03659490934346f23c59135b993ced5bc8cc26281e129c43fe68630c9} higher than they were a year ago, meanwhile the housing loan portfolio of Lithuania’s banks grew more than in any other eurozone country this year. “If the trends continue, we could be facing serious challenges to our financial stability in the event of a housing market correction,” said Gediminas Šimkus, chairman of the board of the Bank of Lithuania. LRT

Investors Are the Largest Group of Home Buyers in Ontario, Canada

Investors are the largest segment of home buyers in Ontario, now accounting for more than 25{d4d1dfc03659490934346f23c59135b993ced5bc8cc26281e129c43fe68630c9} of multi-property owners in the Canadian province when 10 years ago they accounted for the smallest percentage of residential real estate transactions. “The risk is that when prices are rising investors are the optimists in the market… and they actually push home prices up higher than they otherwise should be,” said John Pasalis, president at Toronto-based Realosophy Realty. CBC

Film Producer Lists Suburban Sydney Home

Film producer Antoinette Albert—the co-producer of Baz Luhrmann’s 1992 movie “Strictly Ballroom”—has put her residence in the harborside Sydney suburb of Bellevue Hill up for sale in the “high A$20 million range” (US$14.4 million). The five-bedroom hillside home on the enclave’s Ginahgulla Road, was designed about 40 years ago, and has formal and informal living and dining rooms and a covered loggia. Domain


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