Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in April 2013

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

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Exclusive Listing of the Penthouse at the Pierre Hotel Offered at $125 Million – The New York Times

Mathieu Newton Sotheby’s International Realty Joins the Brand – Sotheby’s International Realty

In Search of Sand and Snow: Top Vacation-home Destinations in the US – The Wall Street Journal

China’s Home Prices Increase Most in 26 Months, SouFun Says – Bloomberg

Sotheby’s to auction Leger painting owned by Madonna, to benefit girls’ education –