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March 2017

Found 15 blog entries for March 2017.

E&V News

Engel and Völkers Goes All-in For Virtual Reality Listings
When Engel & Völkers Real Estate CEO Anthony Hitt had his first experience with 360-degree 3D virtual reality technology, he knew his firm had to have it. Fast. 

Engel & Völkers Announces Second Location in Valley
Aspen Daily News
The European-based premium real estate brand Engel & Völkers has announced a second location in the upper Roaring Fork Valley.

Simple Steps to Building ROI From Your Listing Exposure
These few tips can help you be more informed about the investments you make on your listings.

The Week in Luxury: A Map of Miami-Dade’s Priciest Condo Sales
The Real Deal 
Closing prices in the top 10 deals ranged from $820k to $2.3M.

House Hunting in Munich

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By Katelyn Castellano

For many, a second home is where responsibility and stress of the daily grind simply don’t exist. A second home is a realization of your passions, whether it be skiing, beach living, golfing, hiking or simply enjoying the view. It’s a place to make memories and relax with friends and family, so it’s important that it remains a sacred retreat that you continue to dream about and enjoy. Décor and design scheme are important elements of a home’s personality, so here are a few things to consider when decorating your home-away-from-home.

Throw Caution to the Wind

Leave behind any rules you'd usually apply to decorating your home; your second home is the place to have fun. Experiment with light, patterns and colors to create a

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Last Year Round

By Charles Kim


According to a survey by the American Cleaning Institute 72 percent of Americans engage in the ritual of spring cleaning every year. From small apartments to large homes, the ritual is different for everyone. The one thing that should hold true for all is to have a plan. Here’s a list to consider and to start with if this is your first Spring Cleaning effort.

  1. Declutter. From clothing and linens to small appliances, label each item in one of two categories—to keep or not to keep. Keep in mind the local charities that look forward to this time of year for donations. Make sure to clean the spaces that you use for storage before returning the items you choose to keep. And organize what
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E&V News

Engel & Völkers Integrates VR Technology Into All Real Estate Offices
REM Online
Engel & Völkers North America has launched a network-wide initiative to integrate virtual reality technology, capabilities and support into each of its real estate shops.

How Millennials Are Transforming The Real Estate Business
Anthony Hitt, CEO of international real estate agency Engel & Völkers discusses how millennials are transforming the housing market and how realtors do business.


North America

US New Home Sales Surge To Seven-Month High In February
New U.S. single-family home sales jumped to a seven-month high in February.

Canada’s Red Hot Rental Market
REMI Network
With a record-setting year behind us, what does the future hold?

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By Ann Rennée Miciak, Lead Academy Trainer, Engel & Völkers North America


Many real estate professionals have graduated from the “school of hard knocks” or some form of on the job training, with a trail of successes and failures and a string of transient mentors along the way months or even years after they have obtained their real estate license.

When we take a look at other professionals such as commercial airline pilots, surgeons, attorneys or even professional athletes, we expect that while they have obtained some practical experience on the job, they have also received a lot of formal education, practice and training before they successfully face real life scenarios.   For example, an Olympic athlete will tell you that the average

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E&V News

Engel & Völkers Equips Agents With VR Technology For Listing Innovation
Luxury Daily
Real estate firm Engel & Völkers North America will be the latest to tap virtual reality for homebuyers to view listings.

Engel & Völkers North America Announces 2016 Award Winners
Engel & Völkers North America has announced its 2016 award winners, with Engel & Völkers Minneapolis given the company’s highest honor.

Peebles Lists Historic Bath Club in Miami Beach, Could Fetch More Than $25M
The Real Deal
Developer says he's selling because he's not in the event venue biz.


North America

How Big Data Improves The Real Estate Industry
Investing is less risky, growth is easier to predict and appraisals are less tricky.


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By Julie Pellestor  

How is it that the hot always seem to get hotter? As the largest island in the Balearic archipelago off the coast of Spain and a popular travel destination year-round, Mallorca has long been a hot spot, especially for visitors from northern Europe. Even more, according to Engel & Völkers’ most recent report on the island, international buyers are increasingly investing in premium properties across Mallorca as they’re consistently attracted to the land’s mild climate, accessible flight connections and cosmopolitan atmosphere.  

Some of the top addresses for real estate investment in Mallorca are found in the southwest region of the island, and strong demand is mainly centered at the prime locations of Puerto Andratx, Santa

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Engel & Völkers North America, today announced the recipients of the company’s 2016 North America awards. Engel & Völkers Minneapolis was awarded the company’s highest honor, The Engel & Völkers Cup, which is given each year to the shop that successfully demonstrates market leadership through the successful use of the brand’s systems, tools, and marketing programs. 

“Engel & Völkers has established a solid reputation of premium international real estate service because we continue to attract top performers who share our commitment to quality and professionalism,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America.

Private Office Advisor Inductees

This designation is granted through a nomination process and selected based on an advisor’s

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Why did Engel & Völkers New York CIty chose Cayman to be their 100th Shoppe?

Cayman is a very international community we have over 120 nationality that live in Cayman Islands.   In recent years, we have seen an increase from American and Europeans buyers, those buyers are now realizing that Cayman is a Very safe Oasis in a troubled world. That is why we are called Caymankind.

We are located where our clients, live, work and play. World travelers know they can expect the same premiums service and exceptional real estate.  We don’t just sell real estate, rather we link together the aspirations of discerning individuals around the world be it in a private or business contact with total Passion. 

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Capital Realty has enjoyed 11 years of success and the big thank you goes to you, our loyal sellers and buyers and without their support we would not have been able to take this next step in our business. We wanted to give our clients access to the Global network.  With a large network of Advisors in 39 countries Engel & Völkers shares with us avenues to advertise globally.  Engel & Völkers will celebrate their 40 years anniversary next year. The company is owned by Christian Völkers in Germany.  We are a truly connected group of more than 8,000 advisors worldwide in 700 Shoppes in 39 countries.  In the past 10 years they have opened 100 Shoppes in key areas like Toronto, Vancouver, Miami, LA, Beverly Hills, Park City, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, New York

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