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Australian Property Values Rebound After a Five-Month Decline

Home prices in Australia are rebounding after five months of consistent declines, new data shows. In October, the country’s average home price increased 0.4% month-over-month to A$559,254 (US$393,785), according to the latest CoreLogic Home Value Index, released on Monday. All the capital cities saw a price increase except Melbourne, where home price slipped 0.2% month-over-month to an average of A$666,240. Sydney’s home prices edged up 0.1% to an average of A$860,955, remaining the most expensive housing market in Australia. Domain

A Palatial Mansion in Vaughan, Ontario, Asks C$20 Million

A 22,000-square-foot home in Vaughan, a city to the north of Toronto, Ontario, is on the market for C$20 million (US$15 million). The mansion has seven bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, a living room with floor-to-ceiling windows, a huge kitchen, a spa and a poker room. Outdoors, there is a pool, a cabana and parking space for 19 cars. BlogTO.com

U.K. Businessman to Convert Grade II-Listed, 179-Room Building to a Single-Family Home

Cuerden Hall, a Grade II-listed property that was formerly used as a medical facility in Preston, England, has been sold to Colin Shenton, a real estate businessman who pledged to convert the building to its former glory as a “magnificent family home.” The 179-room property was listed last year with a guide price of £1.5 million (US$1.93 million). Details of the sale have not been made public. Lancashire Post

Jackie Soffer Sells Indian Creek Village, Florida, Mansion for $17 Million

A 1.83-acre property in Indian Creek Village, Florida, that was owned by Jackie Soffer, chairman and CEO of Turnberry Associates, a development firm launched 50 years ago by her father, Donald Soffer, has sold to a company managed by her brother, Jeff Soffer, through an off-market deal. Mr. Soffer, head of Fontainebleau Development, owns a neighboring, 19,800-square-foot mansion. South Florida Business Journal

AROUND NEWS CORP

How to Buy Your House Before the Stamp Duty Deadline [The Times of London]

The Housing Market Boom May Soon Wind Down. Here’s How to Play It. [Barron’s]

Why This Winter’s ‘Slow’ Home-Selling Season May Be Hotter Than Ever [realtor.com]

Buyer Demand Rising for New Land Ready in 12 Months [news.com.au]

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