Weird World

Weird World

Because the world of real estate can be a funny old place.

Deer on runway stops Portugal flight from landing

A flight from Faro, Portugal, was forced to abort its landing yesterday after a deer was spotted on the runway.

Sex not included: 50 Shades of Grey penthouse sells for $6.2m

The Seattle penthouse made famous by Fifty Shades of Grey has sold for a staggering $6.2 million.

Saudi Prince sells “Flying Palace” for $500m

Unbelievably wealthy Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has sold his “Flying Palace” for an estimated 500 million US dollars.

Train carriage home on sale for $299k

Ever wanted a Cockaboose? No, it’s not a wild animal or endangered species. It’s an old train car that’s been converted into a home. And now one of them is up for sale for an ambitious $299k.

A vowel please, Carol: Street names beginning with U have the highest house price

When it comes to house prices, the Us have it: street names that start with the letter “U” have the highest average property values in the UK, according to Zoopla.

Bricktastic! Inside California’s new Legoland Hotel

The new Legoland Hotel opened last week in California, providing a colourful new boost to the state’s tourism industry.

Toddler shock: Mother buys 2-year old $6.5m NYC condo

One mother's stunning move to secure decent accommodation for her daughter's college years has set Chinese tongues wagging. The woman, who has not been identified, reportedly dropped $6.5 million on a condo in Manhattan which hasn't even been built yet for her daughter to live in while she studies.

Clifftop catastrophe destroys Devon dream home

A beautiful 1930s clifftop house bought for a knockdown price at auction is in ruins today after being ripped apart by a freak landslide.

Out house: Kansas property joins Gay Pride protest

A lick of paint can make all the difference to a property. Whether it’s a Spanish village painting everything Smurf blue, or a home becoming an advertising billboard, a splash of colour can win new fans or annoy the neighbours. But never has that been truer than in Kansas, where a man painted his house with the rainbow of the Gay Pride Flag – right opposite the Westboro Baptist Church.
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2020/01/26 11:33:17pm