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Mansion Global’s daily round-up of the latest luxury real estate news from around the world.

Potential ‘Natural Beauty’ Areas in the U.K. Can Be a Wise Investment

Four new areas across England could be designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which could boost home prices in the picturesque regions. Read More


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A Cliffside Moroccan-Style Villa by Prime Beach in Turks and Caicos

Amenities include a guesthouse, a pool, a waterfront gazebo, and a party-friendly flat roof. Read More


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Punta Mita, Mexico, Is Having Its Day in the Sun

The resort area’s mix of dreamy beach-and-jungle settings with plenty to see and do has drawn an increasing number of remote workers. Read More


San Francisco Home Sells for $2 Million Over Ask in All-Cash Deal

A three-bedroom, 2,000-square-foot San Francisco home sold this week for more than $2 million over its nearly $3.5 million asking price. After less than two weeks, there were 15 offers, half of them all-cash, according to Michael Bellings of Compass, who listed the property with his brother Aaron Bellings. The final price was 60% above the original ask—$5.6 million, in cash. The agents did not disclose the buyers, but said they live in the area and bought the home for “extended family.” The Real Deal

Model Adut Akech Bior Buys Los Angeles Home for $2.8 Million

South Sudanese-Australian model Adut Akech Bior bought a 3,000-square-foot home in the Studio City neighborhood of Los Angeles for $2.8 million. The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom residence boasts an open floor plan with hardwood floors and tall ceilings, a chef’s kitchen with a marble waterfall island and Miele appliances, sliding glass doors, and a backyard with a zero-edge pool, spa, and lounging areas. Ms. Akech Bior was named Model of the Year by the British Fashion Council in 2019 and included on the TIME 100 Next list of up-and-comers. This is her first home in the U.S. Dirt

‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ Retreat in Byron Bay, Australia, Rents for A$6,110 a Night

The Byron Bay, Australia, home where miniseries “Nine Perfect Strangers” was filmed, is available to rent for A$6,110 (US$4,514). Known as Tranquillum, the residence and wellness center can accommodate up to 20 guests and boasts 10 bedroom suites, a glass-encased lower level that leads to the heated freshwater infinity pool, fire pit, hot tub, infrared sauna, and magnesium ice bath. There’s also a transparent yoga dome. The miniseries, based on a 2018 Liane Moriarty novel and starring Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, and Michael Shannon, had its premiere on Hulu last month.

Strong Demand, Low Supply Drive Existing-Home Prices in Singapore for 14th Straight Month

Prices for resale residences in Singapore increased for the 14th consecutive month in August, with a jump of 1.1% month over month, according to data released this week by the real estate portal SRX. Prices were 13.7% higher last month compared to August 2020, and SRX predicts September prices could set a record as strong demand continues to surpass flat supply. The Straits Times


Private Palm Beach Island to Ask $120 Million—$35 Million More Than It Sold for in July [The Wall Street Journal]

‘A Piece of Art’: $7M SV Starship Awaits a Buyer Who Wants to Blast Off []

Nicole Richie Buys $10.2M Beverly Hills Palace After Selling to Adele [New York Post]

Remote Workers Are on the Move. What It Means for Housing. [Barron’s]