Top 5 Homes of the Week

From modern to Mediterranean, we’re touching on these exquisite home styles at both ends of the spectrum. Up north, we have a contemporary Canadian compound with clean, straight lines. Meanwhile, spanning from coast to coast in the U.S. we’re highlighting Mediterranean mansions that feature soaring arches and ceramic tile roofs. Which style home do you prefer?

Summertime is in full swing and we here at the duPont REGISTRY hope all of you are enjoying the relaxed and laid-back season. Every year, this issue is dedicated to California – an area that boasts a “summertime” vibe year-round. Part of the reason for the annual focus of this state in this issue is because it coincides with one of the largest automotive events of the year – Monterey Car Week and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Tens of thousands of automotive enthusiasts will flock to this area to enjoy the weather, the Pacific Ocean, the fantastic golf courses and, of course, the best of the best automobiles in the world. So as you can see, we are California Dreaming – are you?

“I would rather spend a week here than anywhere in the world.” The profound words of world traveler and famed entrepreneur William Randolph Hearst on California’s central coast. In the shadow of his eponymous – and now legendary – Hearst Castle lies The Retreat at Cambria, an 80-acre coastal estate of unparalleled scale and undeniable opportunity. (more…)

We’re entering the world of the rich and famous – and inviting you to come along. Take a tour of the most expensive celebrity homes for sale, from a mega-mansion with a 6,000-square-foot indoor basketball court, to a castle with four indoor kitchens. Take a glimpse inside the Top 5 Celebrity Homes for Sale below.


By Jack Chapman

Over the past few years, a trend of “tiny homes” has been sweeping the world. Only focusing on the necessities that one needs to live, companies are building tiny homes typically as guest houses or for people that want to go off the grid. This is not the case for Austin, Texas-based company Kasita, which got its name from the Spanish word “casita” meaning “tiny house.” Kasita is not building the average “tiny home.” Although small in size; it is far from ordinary. While only 374 square feet, it can be designed and built to one’s every need. Kasita plans to revolutionize city living by stacking the units to create a comfortable and cost-effective lifestyle. (more…)

It’s the sweet summertime, and we’re taking a look at homes around the globe to spend these long, hot, lazy days. If you want to escape the extreme heat, we have a few northern vacation homes for your summer retreat. Or, if you’re looking for a place with premier outdoor space to enjoy the warmer weather, we’ve got those for you, as well. Take a look at our Top 5 Homes of the Week to spend your summer in below!

By Alyssa Mammano

With today’s open concept designs and sightlines throughout your home into all family living spaces, sometimes it’s nice to enjoy a small escape within your luxury living quarters. A quaint reading nook under your staircase can be a sanctuary retreat. But to really get away from it all while still remaining at home, affluent homeowners are secretly installing functional hideaways beyond hidden passageways. From mock bookcases to concealed wine cellars, below are a few fun ideas for your luxury staycation. (more…)

By Alyssa Mammano

According to National Association of REALTORS® 2017 Profile of Home Staging, seventy-seven percent of agents representing buyers said that a staged home helped their buyer visualize themselves living in the home and forty-nine percent of those agents said that staging a home impacted their buyers’ impression of the property. Staging a home for sale has also shown an effect on buyers’ offers to purchase the home. Offers are augmented between one to five percent for a staged residence versus a vacant listing. Below are our tips for staging your former home in ways that will appeal to the average buyer. (more…)

Our August 2018 issue celebrates 23 years of duPont REGISTRY A Buyers Gallery of Fine Homes® as one of the leading print, digital and social media marketplaces for luxury home buyers and sellers. To think, we were once one of the few options available to high-end home marketers and have continued to pioneer the luxury landscape over the past 23 years. We’ve selected some of the best homes available to be featured in our Anniversary Issue, including three Featured Properties in Sky Mesa Ranch, California, Hayden, Idaho and Henderson, Nevada. Each captivating property sprawls over expansive acreage and integrates into its natural setting seamlessly, with every amenity elite homes afford. Turn the pages of our August issue to see the crème de la crème of luxury real estate. (more…)

By Linde Hyder

Sun-kissed beaches, ocean breezes and seaside serenity welcome you to South County, Rhode Island. Whether folks come to this classic New England town for a relaxing vacation, to attend college or to visit friends and family, it’s easy to see why many return to make the area their permanent home. No one understands this better than the team at Bay Realty. (more…)

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