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Corporate retreat or luxury vacation home?

The Napa Valley is a great location to vacation as well as to have your company retreat. Many of the quintessential luxury estates throughout the Napa Valley are vacation homes or company-owned retreats.

I noticed that there are a number of estate homes in the Napa Valley owned by corporations or LLCs. In my final article of the series on luxury estates I would like to discuss this practice and ramifications to consider.

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Selling your luxury estate home - Part 3

You take pride in your trophy estate and when it comes time to sell your broker should utilize these five strategies.

In part 1 I highlighted your position and desired outcome, your estate’s position in the marketplace and your broker. Part 2, discussed the added-value review, identity, marketing collateral, collaboration, presentation and social media.

I will be wrapping-up our discussion with the MLS, websites, privacy, negotiations and escrow

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Selling your luxury estate home - Part 2

Selling your multi-million-dollar home is more than putting up a sign and listing in the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) by your agent. Luxury homes are unique and have several facets to consider when presenting your estate not only as a home, but a lifestyle to enjoy.

In part one we focused on the fundamentals being our first step in the process. We covered the role of your broker, the identity of your estate and your motivations for selling.

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Selling your luxury estate home - Part 1

This may be the time for you to consider selling your luxury estate home. The market in the Napa Valley is robust with lots of activity. In my previous article I shared with you three things to consider when buying a luxury home. In most every homeowner's life, there comes a time when selling is on the horizon.

Selling a luxury home is a niche market, therefore you need to embrace strategies that differ from selling other types of homes or commercial real estate. I have five strategies for you to consider in the selling of your luxury home.

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Living in the lap of luxury -- advice on buying a luxury home

Considering a luxury home in the Napa Valley? You may find yourself owning an estate next door to David Beckham, Jeff Gordan, Carlos Santana or Joe Montana.

There is really no certain style, design, size or location which defines a luxury home. I define a luxury home as a property with above average amenities at a starting price of $2.5 million. This could be a small home of 1,800 sf on an average size parcel of a quarter of an acre located close to the city core with a price of $2.5 million. Or, a sprawling 8,000 sf vineyard estate on 25 acres located on top of a knoll overlooking the Valley for $25 million.

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