Those Places Thursday: 920 Westpoint, Lake Oswego, Oregon – An Ewald Pape Design

This gorgeous house on Lake Oswego (near Portland, Oregon), was designed by my architect first-cousin-twice-removed, Ewald Theodore Pape (1894-1976), in 1936 – but it took a little while for me to verify it.  Thanks to Terry Sprague of Luxe Christie’s International Real Estate, the broker who currently has the house listed for sale; Kelley Woodwick, Anne … Continue reading “Those Places Thursday: 920 Westpoint, Lake Oswego, Oregon – An Ewald Pape Design”

Central Oregon Real Estate

Luxury House Hunting in Beautiful Central Oregon Just Got Easier

New opportunity for brokers to join LUXE Christie’s International Real Estate, the region’s market leader in luxury residential and commercial property. Portland, Oregon (April 23, 2019) – The road to purchasing a piece of luxury residential or commercial property in Central Oregon just got a little easier. LUXE Christie’s International Real Estate, the exclusive Christie’s … Continue reading “Luxury House Hunting in Beautiful Central Oregon Just Got Easier”

LUXE Christie’s Dish On The Affluent Lake Oswego Community

Luxe Christie’s International Real Estate Lake Oswego Lake Oswego is one of Oregon’s most affluent cities and home to LUXE Christie’s International Real Estate, the market leader in luxury residential and commercial properties in Oregon and Washington. With an incredible mix of home styles, arts and culture, restaurants and shopping, and recreational and family-friendly activities, … Continue reading “LUXE Christie’s Dish On The Affluent Lake Oswego Community”

I bought it at Christie’s!

Interior designer Robert Kime describes how he came to acquire this magnificent tapestry — depicting a moment of triumph in the life of Alexander the Great — for just £7,500 ‘I do love buying tapestries. They are so out of fashion, and I’m not sure why that is — perhaps because they are impractical for most … Continue reading “I bought it at Christie’s!”

Essential Summer Events

The warmer summer months open up an array of activities around the world to enjoy. Whether you are a golf enthusiast, foodie or cultural lover, there are festivals near and far to enjoy. Here are our picks for Summer 2017. Porto Cervo Wine & Food Festival, Sardinia, Italy Set against the stunning backdrop of Italy’s Costa … Continue reading “Essential Summer Events”

Leading Industries in Portland Metro Area

Portland is commonly referred to as one of the most environmentally friendly and greenest cities in the world. With a metropolitan labor pool growing at six times the national average, companies in Portland have a well-established recruiting base that includes deep pools of skilled workers across all industry sectors, notably in technology, software, clean tech, and active/outdoor apparel … Continue reading “Leading Industries in Portland Metro Area”

Growth in the Luxury Market

Five years ago Terry Sprague strategically placed himself and his company at the forefront of real estate when he founded Luxe Platinum Properties in Lake Oswego and affiliated with Christie’s International Real Estate, the real estate arm of the esteemed auction house that was founded 250 years ago. The global exposure, strength of brand, network … Continue reading “Growth in the Luxury Market”

2016 Global Luxury Real Estate Report

From prime to ultra prime and beyond, the world of luxury real estate continues to evolve alongside the changing lifestyles, shifting financial objectives, and diverse preferences of those who purchase high-value homes. In this year’s Luxury Defined report, Christie’s International Real Estate offers a fresh perspective on how macroeconomic factors are impacting luxury home prices, inventory, and sales globally. This annual in-depth white … Continue reading “2016 Global Luxury Real Estate Report”

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