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October 2017

Found 17 blog entries for October 2017.

This Halloween, you might be exploring your local city for fear-inspired adventures or traveling to one nearby in search of haunted tours. Lucky for you, dozens of cities across the U.S. are teeming with a variety of Halloween-themed activities.

Boston, New Orleans, San Francisco and Savannah are just a few that rank as some of the most haunted cities in America and are just the places for you to celebrate festivities. Here are some incredible homes from each of these cities, historic or new, that'll make you want to stay well beyond trick-or-treating hours. 

Boston 

As one of the oldest cities in America, Boston is bound to be a bed of paranormal activity. If you’re too spooked after walking the haunted version of the Freedom Trail this

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E&V News 

October Real Estate Industry Deals and Partnerships
Inman
While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there’s another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships.

Former Historic Church Offers Sweet Living Space in Savannah
RISMedia
After functioning as a church for 120 years, this gorgeous historic property in Savannah, Georgia has been transformed into a sprawling two-condo living space, offering four bedrooms, four bathrooms and all the stained glass detailing you could possibly hope for.

Five-Star Resort Residences Take Root in Los Cabos 
Robb Report
Five-star resort brands such as Montage and Four Seasons are introducing ritzy residences.

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Buying Guide for Caribbean Real Estate: Cayman Island Homes for Sale

Why buy real estate in the Cayman Islands? For many investors, there is one bright answer: economic incentive and stability. With no income tax, capital gains tax, or inheritance tax, buying real estate in the Cayman Islands gives you the best investment for your dollar.

For others, purchasing real estate in the Cayman Islands is an opportunity to own a piece of property in paradise, with the benefits of a world-class tropical destination right outside your front door and all of the amenities of one of the world’s most desired locations. With white sand beaches, crystal clear blue waters, well-funded schools, and abundant land and other property offerings, the Cayman Islands make the

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International luxury real estate company strengthens Southeast presence

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of its new shop on Saint Simons Island, marking the global real estate brand’s eighth shop in the state of Georgia. The newly established Engel & Völkers Golden Isles will be led by license partner John Hallman IV, who has more than two decades of experience growing real estate companies in Georgia, along with managing partner Melissa Hallman. Engel & Völkers’ newest shop will provide leading real estate services to homebuyers and sellers on St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, Brunswick and Glynn County along with Camden and McIntosh County.

“Long known for its rich history, beautiful landscapes and desirable waterfront

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Montana’s top real estate producer, Dawn Maddux, will lead the luxury, global real estate brand’s expansion in the region

Engel & Völkers today announced its expanded footprint in Montana with the opening of Engel & Völkers Western Frontier. The new shop will be led by license partner and managing broker Dawn Maddux, one of Montana’s top real estate producers since 2011, and will service the Missoula, Bitterroot and surrounding area markets.

In establishing Engel & Völkers Western Frontier, Maddux brings with her two of the most notable listings currently on the market in Montana. The first, 598 Hampton Trail, is in the Stock Farm Club, a world renowned golf club started by Charles Schwab and listed at $27.5 million, and the second is the

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E&V News 

Former EMI Music President Seeks $18.4 Million for Artful Aspen Chateau
Los Angeles Times
The Aspen, Colo., estate of James Fifield, former president and chief executive of both EMI Music and North Face, is for sale at $18.4 million.

Richard “Dicky” Mopper: Rooted in the Real Estate Community
RISMedia
Being in the real estate business for nearly 40 years, Richard “Dicky” Mopper, partner with Engel & Völkers Savannah, has made an endless number of relationships in Georgia’s historic coastal city, and looks forward to each and every day of work.

Global Luxury Real Estate Brand Enters Chattanooga 
The Chattanoogan
Engel & Völkers announced the opening of a new shop in the historic city of Chattanooga, marking the first Tennessee location for the

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By RISMedia
Commentary by Tom Kunz, Executive Vice President, Coaching & Accountability, Engel & Völkers Americas

Control the listing, control the market. This concept is an industry fundamental. While this remains true, why discount the opportunity to make more money on the deal? 

Representing the listing is what costs real estate professionals the most financially, versus being solely a buyer's agent. A listing agent first creates assets to win the business. Then, when you earn the listing, your costs are put into place to dedicate the appropriate resources to promote and market the property. Imagine offsetting these marketing costs and increasing your pure profit by finding the buyer for the property, as well. After all, aside from the seller,

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Staging Your Home in the Cayman Islands from outside – in!

Staging Master bedrooms or what I like to call the Owners Retreat!
Your very own Owners retreat in the Cayman Islands should be an oasis. You are selling space; you have to let the purchaser imagining themselves and their furniture in there.

Stage the master bedroom by emphasising its size while showcasing the privacy comfort and intimacy. A bright room with light furniture, light blinds and curtains and classic white bedding will make the bedroom look inviting; it will be more elegant, bright and clean. Add some pop of colours with throw pillows. Do be overly masculine but also don't have had a hot pink hot flash! Again any photos or artwork should be neutral. Now the master bedroom closet,

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Staging it starts with outside!  Why is Curb Appeal so Vital?

With all this rain in Cayman, you may not need to turn on your sprinklers to make the grass grow.  However, the dry season in Grand Cayman will be here soon so try this trick, turn on the Sprinklers just before showings to give your extra lawn sparkle. Curb appeal is vital, so many agents will send their customers a list of properties to drive by and if the front of your house is a mess but inside is outstanding and a unique floor plan but if outside is dull, dirty or dreary you may just have missed out on that buyer!  So make sure your house number stands out and is visible from the street, why not add a few planters full of blooming flowers. A buyer could even cruise by around at dusk or

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Luxury real estate company strengthens Southeast presence with new brokerage in Chattanooga

Engel & Völkers announced the opening of a new shop in the historic city of Chattanooga, marking the first Tennessee location for the global real estate brand. The newly established Engel & Völkers Chattanooga comes as the result of a partnership with local real estate powerhouse Bridge City Realty, and will be led by license partners Tonjia and Jeremy Landreth, two experienced real estate professionals with a combined 16 years serving the Chattanooga market. In addition to Tonija and Jeremy, Engel & Völkers Chattanooga will be comprised of a seasoned team of 18 real estate advisors, who will service home buyers and sellers in Chattanooga and several neighboring

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