Bright Ideas

This post was originally published on sothebysrealty.com Article By | Iyna Bort Caruso One of an architect’s best tools is so powerful that it can sculpt a space and enhance your well-being. It is shapeless and weightless. It boosts moods and sharpens focus. The tool? Natural light. “It’s everything. It’s transformative,” says Joshua Zinder, managing…

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November Housing Heat Wave

    With an astonishingly limited supply of available homes to purchase, combined with blistering hot demand due to record low interest rates, the real estate market in Southern California is hotter than it’s ever been at this time of year. Naysayers create negative chatter to convince others of their plight to be right…or to…

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Frida Kahlo’s ‘Diego y yo’ Breaks Records, Sells for $34.9 Million

This post was originally published on nbcnews.com Article By | Kynala Phillips One of the last portraits by Frida Kahlo broke records Tuesday. Her 1949 self-portrait, titled “Diego y yo,” sold for $34.9 million at Sotheby’s Modern Evening Sale in New York on Tuesday night. It’s the highest price ever paid for Latin American art. The painting…

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New and Notable Properties Across Southern California

From a bespoke architectural masterpiece in Rancho Santa Fe to a sprawling equestrian compound in Coto De Caza, here are this month’s seven featured new and notable luxury properties for sale in Southern California. This sublime, all-inclusive compound on the desirable west side of Rancho Santa Fe is refined and refreshed by its original owners,…

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New Development Spotlight: The Strand Turks & Caicos

This post was originally published on sothebysrealty.com Showcasing the height of new luxury construction in some of the world’s most sought after locations, let’s explore an exclusive new development from our worldwide network. Turks and Caicos | Nina Siegenthaler & Joe Zahm, Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty  The Strand Turks & Caicos is a private residential resort community unlike any other.…

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Brooke Shields’ Favorite Things

This post was originally published on sothebysrealty.com. Brooke Shields spent a good portion of the past several months shooting on location in Scotland—in a castle, no less. “The cast rented out the carriage houses, so every morning I woke up and pretended I was royalty,” says the actress, who stars in the Netflix movie A…

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