Handsome Properties International News

There are currently 8 blog entries related to this category.

Good morning everyone! 

While the calendar doesn't put us into autumn just yet, a lot of us are experiencing some bittersweet emotions after bidding summer adieu now that Labor Day has come and gone. I can only hope you spent it with friends, sunshine, some sand and a proper coastal breeze nearby. Nonetheless, it is time to gear up for the season of beautiful (bearable) weather, apple picking with friends, rivalry football games, and so many more fall festivities! Before you take full advantage of all the things Charleston has to offer in the fall, why not take one more vacation just before the leaves change? Take a look at some of the best places to venture to in September!

1. Aix-en-Provence, France

By this time in the lavender-field haven, the

103 Views, 0 Comments.

Known formally as the Golden Visa Program, Spain has since used this as a form of boosting business development as well as ridding the market of vacant homes.  The program was launched in 2013 and has been a tremendous help in building  Spain and its economy back up since it had a collapse of the real estate market in 2008.  Spain ever since has been going through a stagnant period causing it to lose buyers to its real estate market and growth of businesses from 2008 to 2016.  The Spanish Golden Visa Program has since helped bring businesses, entrepreneurs, as well as families looking to buy homes.  It is a great opportunity to anyone looking to purchase, which is why we are sharing for all those looking to possibly buy residential, commercial, or any

383 Views, 0 Comments.

Random

Scuola del Cuoio—Leather School of Monastery of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy

People from all over the world travel to see the leather workshop, Scuola del Cuoio, live and in action and Handsome Properties International was lucky enough to visit the workshop on a recent trip to Florence! The school and boutique are combined in the original dormitory of the Monastery. When you walk in you feel as if you are stepping back in time, to a place where people cherished their craft and workmanship. Back to a time when it was honorable to dedicate one’s life to their profession—no matter how glamorous (or unglamorous) it was. The passion, education, and sheer dedication that goes into making these leather goods is truly incredibly and almost a humbling

504 Views, 0 Comments.

The international division of Handsome Properties, Inc. offers clients the opportunity to make their dreams of buying and renting abroad come true. Whether the goal is owning a piece of investment property or renting an apartment for a weeks’ getaway, Handsome Properties International has the inventory and the knowledge to make it happen.

We consider ourselves lucky to represent so many truly extraordinary properties each with its own amazing history. Michelangelo’s Tuscan Villa is a perfect example of just that. That’s right, the artist best known for painting the scenes from Genesis on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel once called this Italian residence home and it is for sale for 7.5 Million Euro.

Michelangelo’s nephew was tasked with

781 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Need a little je ne said quoi to hold you over until your next trip to France? Check out these top rated French restaurants in the Holy City!

Bin 152

Wine, cheese and charcuterie bar located on Lower King Street. Decorated in French Brocant style furniture and art, Bin 152 offers a romantic spot for happy hour or appetizer before dinner. Their menu features a large selection of cheeses from various regions of France and their extensive wine lists hosts France and Italian favorites.

Chez Nous

Located in the up and coming Elliotborough neighborhood, Chez Nous is owned by the same French-American couple as Bin 152. The hip and intimate dining scene offers a different menu daily consisting of 2 appetizers, 2 entrees and 2 desserts to

799 Views, 0 Comments.

french-riviera-real-estateNothing says summer like lounging beachside with an umbrella overhead and the sand beneath your feet. The French Riviera (also known as Provence) is known for its endless summer glamor and effortless beach-chic style. Handsome Properties International set out to discover the cities of La Napoule, Mougins and Cannes in hopes to observe the Cote d’Azur first hand.

The Beach City of La Napoule

La Napoule is a small town located along the French Riviera, southwest of Cannes. The charming beach city is famous for a 14th century restored chateau called Château de la Napoule. The Chateau was purchased by an American banker named Henry Clews Jr and restored to a private residence where he and his family lived. Mr. Clews was an artist and decorated the

4,164 Views, 0 Comments.

monte-carlo-frDebbie Fisher, Broker-in-Charge and owner of Handsome Properties Inc. and Handsome Properties International, along with agent John Dunnan, attended the Luxury Real Estate of the World Symposium in Monte Carlo, France. The conference took place January 21st-23rd at the Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel on the glamorous French Riviera. The crème de la crème of luxury international real estategathered to discuss marketing strategies and the current state of the global market.

Headline speakers such as Regeant member, Peter Kempf with Peter Kempf Real Estate and Edgar van Schaik of Rockefeller Estates gave presentations on the various incentives that are being implementing by countries to attract foreign investors. As a member on the Board of Regents of Luxury Real

1,131 Views, 0 Comments.

dont-walk-fashion-showHandsome Properties Internationalis proud to be a sponsor of the St. Andrew’s annual student run charity fashion show, Don’t Walk.

The student organized and led fashion show at the prestigious school of Saint Andrews in Scotland originally started as a response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in New York City. The school wanted to create a project that would help raise money to the victims of 9/11 and thus, “Don’t Walk” was born. The named was coined from the busy life of a New Yorker and is a reference to the “Walk” and “Don’t Walk” street signs that can be found all over the “city that never sleeps.” The fashion show has since evolved to more than just a charity fashion show and more of a sincere and heartfelt collaboration of fashion and art.

The

1,103 Views, 0 Comments.