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Christmas in Monaco

It is easy to take wherever you live for granted. I am not sure why, but this year I am feeling particularly lucky for being able to live in Monaco. Until the last couple of days the temperature has always been in the double digits, it has been dry with spectacular views of the Mediterranean. […]

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Why Is Monaco So Expensive?

Many people wonder why the Principality of Monaco is so expensive. Property is amongst the most highly-priced in the world, but why is Monaco 7 to 8 times more costly than real estate just a few hundred meters away in nearby France? Most apartments in Monaco would cost you €35-45,000 per square meter, versus €5-6000 […]

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Most Expensive Property in Monaco

In September 2010, it was widely reported that the Candy Brothers (Nicholas and Christian Candy) had sold a penthouse apartment in ‘La Belle Epoque’ for €240million or ~£200million to a ‘Middle Eastern’ investor. The flat is 17,500 square feet, most of which is the roof terrace as it only has three bedrooms! Most people living […]

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Super Yacht Katara

Launched very recently in April 2010, the super yacht “Katara” arrived today in Monaco on a very cold and miserable afternoon! Katara flies the Qatari flag and so we can assume it is owned by one of their Royal Family members. The yacht, built by Lürssen, measures 124.4 metres or 408 feet long. This makes […]

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