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  • A garage in London is set to be auctioned for $261,567 or more, as the escalation in real estate prices in the already expensive city continues.

  • Residential properties are seen in a street in Mayfair, London, U.K.

    The appeal of $3.1 million-plus properties in London appear to be waning, with sales in the capital's most prestigious districts at a year-low.

  • Byfleet Manor, Lady Violet’s Dower House in 'Downton Abbey'

    It dates back to the seventh century, but today Byfleet Manor is better known as the home of the Dowager Duchess in “Downton Abbey.” It's gone on sale for $6.12 million.

  • A general view of Egerton Crescent in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

    Real estate and property development companies cheered as the ruling Conservative party triumphed on Friday, news that put paid to fears of a “mansion tax.”

  • Wealthy foreigners are retreating from the ultra-luxury London property market, said estate agency Knight Frank.

  • Congestion in central Lagos, Nigeria

    Here's why househunters in Miami, Chicago and... Lagos had better get ready for their dream homes to get pricier.

  • Innocence Island is the largest privately held island in the Bahamas.

    Wealthy sunseekers looking for a holiday home will head to New York next month for the auction of the Bahamas' largest private island.

  • Four Winds, Barbados - guide price $55 million

    Luxury home-buying in the Caribbean is bouncing back this year, with real estate agents citing the improved economic picture in the U.K. and U.S.

  • The price marks a sharp fall for a house that got widespread media attention and listed last year for $125 million.

  • Wildacre in Newport, R.I.

    Newport's storied mansions were left behind in the 1990s and 2000s, but its oceanfront estates are regaining their shine as new buyers come to town.

  • One Hyde Park, London

    An apartment in one of the world's most prestigious buildings is on sale for £5.25 million ($8.3 million) after being repossessed.

  • Even as the rest of America pulls back on mortgages, the wealthy are going on a borrowing binge for million-dollar homes, according to RealtyTrac.

  • Celine Dion's mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida.

    The singer is cashing out of the mansion market, listing two of her trophy properties in Florida and Montreal for a total of more than $100 million.

  • House flipping is on the up as investors gain more confidence in the US housing market and private money lenders are the ones providing the cash.

  • Turnkey real estate.

    Haggling over fossils and forks has become increasingly common at the top of the real estate market as more and more foreign buyers rush into the market for high-end properties.

  • It's hot in the Hamptons this summer! Real estate sales shot up 23% in the second quarter, topping $1 billion.

  • A balcony overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at the Trump Hollywood condominiums in Hollywood, Fla. Latin Americans have contributed to ending the real estate crisis in South Florida by snapping up luxury condos, but recent data shows foreign sales are slowing.

    Slowing economies in places like China and Brazil are weighing on the real estate market as foreign purchases of U.S. property slowed in the 12 months ended in March, a new report said.

  • The South Beach mansion once owned by Italian designer Gianni Versace, which previously listed for $125 million, is up for sale again.

  • The few who can afford to shell out tens of millions for an apartment in one of the new condominiums being built across New York City may find a perk in real estate tax breaks, the New York Times reports.

  • The 314-acre Homer’s Pond property on Martha’s Vineyard is on the market for $118 million.

    Brokers and real-estate analysts say there are now more than a dozen homes in the U.S. listed or quietly on the market for $100 million or more, that's more than during the peak of the housing boom in 2007.