Many homes in SE Florida are historic landmarks, built from 1920-1950. The Mediterranean & Spanish Mission homes have features including pecky cypress doors and ceilings, arched windows and doors, original fireplaces & hardwood floors. Discover properties to compare that are or may become historic footnotes & interesting properties of note elsewhere. Luxury Homes Specialist Marilyn Jacobs can find you a wonderful home in SE Florida, old or new. 561-302-3388.
ECONOMY DOWNTURN HITS THE UBER-WEALTHY
Russian oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov contracted to purchase the French Riviera mansion, Villa Leopolda, for $750 million back in 2008. Now, according to the London Daily Mail, he wants his $55 million deposit back. Seller Lily Safra seems to believe a deal is a deal. Last year there were 1,125 billionaires, today there are just 793. Yes, almost thirty percent of last year's uber-rich have dropped into the ranks of multi-millionaires. Not only did the number of billionaires decline, their collective net worth shrank by a whopping $2 trillion dollars