Mansion Global Daily: Boston Real Estate Market Had Its Priciest March Ever

You Can Either Rent or Buy Snowboarding Star Shaun White’s Los Angeles Home

Former pro snowboarder and skateboarder Shaun White is cruising away from his Los Angeles home. The Mid-Century Modern house is on the market for $5 million, but the three-bedroom, two-bath property is also available to rent for $17,000 a month. The post-and-beam build has floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the Los Angeles skyline, while outside, there’s a large pool with a lounge area and a stone trail that leads to a patio.

Boston Real Estate Market Had Its Priciest March Ever

The median price of a single-family home in greater Boston was $900,000 in March, a record high for the month, according to the Greater Boston Association of Realtors. That price tag is just $10,000 short of the all-time monthly high for single-family homes in the region of $910,000, which was set last July. Mass Live

Australian Home Comes With Trap Door and Hidden Entertainment Area 

A home on the market in Beelbangera, Australia—a town some 350 miles west of Sydney—comes complete with a surreptitious amenity. A trap door can be found in one of the main living areas of the five-bedroom property and it “leads to a very large entertainment and theater lounge,” said Gavin Cappello of Cappello & Co Property, who has the listing. There’s also a speakeasy-style bar. The barn-style property has a black facade and an all-black interior as well as an oversized steel front door, cathedral ceilings and polished-concrete floors. Domain

U.K.’s Busiest Housing Markets Are in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Leeds

Glasgow, Edinburgh and Leeds are the biggest home-selling hot spots in the U.K. right now, according to government data. Over the last six months, 928 homes sold per month on average in Glasgow. Edinburgh was close behind with an average of 849 property sales per month, while Leeds saw 665 deals per month, making it the busiest English city for market activity at the moment. “The Scottish market has performed very strongly of late, but it’s not the only area of the nation that has seen a robust level of market activity over the last six months with Yorkshire, the West Midlands the South West and North East all home to a top 10 hot spot in this respect,” said Ed Phillips, chief executive of Lomond. PropertyWire