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December 2017

Found 12 blog entries for December 2017.

E&V News

Are Property Agents Still Needed in Today's Digital Age?
RNEWS
The boom of the digital age has opened up many doors to the way we buy and sell property. 

Americas

The Home Equity Loan Interest Deduction Is Dead. What Does It Mean for Homeowners?
Marketplace
The new Republican tax reform bill makes a number of significant changes to the tax code, including doing away with the deduction for the interest paid on home equity loans. 

The Haider-Moranis Bulletin: The Real Estate Market Is Quite Resilient and 2017 Proved It
Financial Post
A close look at numbers from the Canadian Real Estate Association bodes well for the housing year ahead. 

International

By 2032, China Will Surpass US to Become World's Largest Economy: Report
The Real Deal 

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Go back in time thirty years ago to see what lay between the north of Manhattan and the New York state capital, Albany. To many, the answer was likely “not much” if you were traveling through this area known as the Hudson Valley. Once home to a number of boarded up homes and businesses, today the area is acclaimed for individuals who are reimagining the area: artists. 

The Hudson Valley is seeing a revival along the likes of Brooklyn, New York, earning the nickname “No-Bro” for being home to the emergence of creative lifestyles. Although this transformation is quite recent, the word is already out. Celebrities such as Usher and Katy Perry are known to enjoy the area’s low-key, free-flowing nature, and politician

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Trying to decide to buy a home or a condo? What are the main differences?

In Cayman, we call apartments something that you can rent and usually the whole complex is owned by one owner and one title.

You can also rent a condo or villa, which is like an apartment but the complex most likely has a lot of different owners, some live in owners other owners purchase for investment and rent it out long term or short term.

Everyone says location, location, location is the key to real estate, that is true and the second primary issue for a buyer is should you buy a condominium with shared communal property or a home with your garden, you would own the house and all the land on that parcel title. However, condo ownership is inside the property only, and you

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E&V News 

Western Farmhouse in Montana’s Scenic Bitterroot Valley
Mansion Global 
The 25,000-square-foot home has its own underground shooting range.

Foreign Ownership of Real Estate Rises in Montreal, New Data Shows
CBC News
Montreal has seen a notable increase in the number of foreign buyers this year, suggesting investors from outside Canada may be shifting their focus to Quebec's largest city after crackdowns in Toronto and Vancouver.

A Virtual Reality Theatre in Minneapolis
Geek Estate
Real estate offices used to be a necessity. Why?

What You Need to Know When Buying/Selling a House With Bitcoin
REAL Trends
What You Need to Know When Buying/Selling a House with Bitcoin Paul Benson, Owner, Engel & Völkers Park City

Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

While New York City is a place for forward-thinking innovation, the city never loses sight of its history and roots. With a pre-war open space layout, the newly renovated 417 Park Avenue embodies the New York lifestyle, seamlessly bringing together the best of old and new. 

One step off of the elevator and you are immediately welcomed by the light-filled open space of the great room, which offers a dining room that flawlessly transitions to the formal living room. Across from the living room, crystal door panels separate the den from the dining room. This arrangement is perfect for all occasions, from entertaining family and guests to hosting small, intimate dinners. 

From the open great room, the apartment’s

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E&V News 

5 Things Every Real Estate Agent Should Know About Bitcoin
Inman
A list of five things every agent and broker needs to know about selling a house with bitcoin.

Inside Engel & Völkers' Virtual Reality Theater for Home Tours 
Inman
Minneapolis office offers clients and their guests an immersive experience.

How to Sell Your Home During the Holidays   
Realtor.com
The 25,000-square-foot home has its own underground shooting range.

Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky Flips California Home for $3.4 Million
Mansion Global
Wayne Gretzky has flipped another home at the Sherwood Country Club in Thousands Oaks, California—this one for $3.4 million.

Americas 

What to Expect From the Housing Market in 2018
U.S. News & World Report 
Homebuyers will still face

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 


Property listed by Engel & Völkers Park City

Bitcoin has taken the world by storm. Venturing further into the spotlight for its exponential popularity and sharp rises and falls, this cryptocurrency presents an undeniably fresh way of conducting all types of transactions—which is becoming more and more relevant to the real estate industry. Using bitcoin to complete real estate transactions, certain buyers and sellers may find ease in hard-to-maneuver areas during the transaction process.

Paul Benson of Engel & Völkers Park City recently gave Inman News his takeaways after brokering a real estate transaction using bitcoin, offering real estate professionals five key insights to explore this new frontier. Overall,

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Premium properties in Canada: Highest prices recorded in Vancouver

  • Market overview of select cities and second home markets
  • Limited inventory leads to rising prices for properties in many locations
  • Up to $35.8 million CAD for a detached house 

The residential property market in Canada’s major cities and second home markets is enjoying a high level of demand, both nationally and internationally. Specifically in the luxury segment, there is a clear surplus in demand in many places that is resulting in a significant rise in prices. This emerged from a survey of six selected real estate markets, based on assessments made by local Engel & Völkers residential property shops between January and September

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Are you dreaming of a winter wonderland or getting cozy at a picture-perfect ski lodge this holiday season? Well, we certainly are! We’ve compiled some of our favorite on-the-market homes that epitomize ski living luxury. From a conveniently located Vail Village duplex, to a secluded yet accessible architectural marvel in Mont-Tremblant, these ski homes will make it hard to choose between hitting the slopes and staying in.

Vail, Colorado

Some say location is everything, and that's especially true when your home is located in exclusive Vail Village. Even if you’re living right on the slopes, the added short walking distance to dining, shopping and entertainment activities will allow homeowners to enjoy as much precious

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E&V News 

Great Spaces: Explore These Incredible Ski Town Estates
RISMedia
Are you a ski lover looking to settle down by the slopes? This month's Great Spaces brings you some of the dreamiest ski town homes currently on the market.

A Long Wait for a Villeray Buyer
The Globe and Mail
"Homes of this type that come onto the market for the first time are a bit unusual for the area. I think this long a selling period is normal for a house that's somewhat atypical for the market."

Western Farmhouse in Montana’s Scenic Bitterroot Valley
Mansion Global
The 25,000-square-foot home has its own underground shooting range.

Engel & Völkers: Residential Property Riding High in Rome
RISMedia
The residential property market in Rome has experienced a clear upswing in

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