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March 2018

Found 14 blog entries for March 2018.

E&V News

Ante Up! U.S. Housing Markets With the Biggest—and Smallest—Down Payments
The® team analyzed mortgage data to come up with the average percentage down payment in each of the 50 largest metropolitan areas.
Near Marietta Square, Townhomes From Low $300Ks Report Gangbuster Sales  
Due north of Marietta’s thriving downtown square, a relatively dense townhome community is proving popular with buyers, developers say, by offering urban-style amenities without today’s intown Atlanta prices.

4 Advanced Tech Tools: That REALTORS® Are Using Now 
Illinois REALTORS®
Today, with an ever-expanding array of new technology applications, devices, software and gadgets in front them, real estate pros still like to stay a step ahead of

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

In our most recent market report, Engel & Völkers identified the changing definition of luxury as a common theme to follow in 2018, which includes re-evaluating what amenities and design details are important to a new segment of homebuyers compared to generations past.

Anita Springate-Renaud, license partner at Engel & Völkers Toronto Central, is finding that many home searchers are currently looking for "technology-based luxuries." She explained, “Toronto’s booming start-up economy has brought a lot of talent to the city. I see many busy homebuyers who want the technologies they work with reflected at home. These professionals don’t have a lot of time on their hands and appreciate the convenience of automation." 

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Leading producers and brand ambassadors recognized for excellence

Engel & Völkers Americas has announced the recipients of the company’s top awards for 2017. Engel & Völkers Vancouver was awarded the company’s highest honor, The Engel & Völkers Cup, which is given each year to the shop that successfully demonstrates a clear commitment to the systems, tools, marketing programs and shop concept associated with Engel & Völkers while being a leader in the local marketplace and brand network.

“Engel & Völkers continues to attract dynamic real estate professionals with a true passion for what we do every day,” said Anthony Hitt, president & CEO of Engel & Völkers Americas. “It’s because of this and our unwavering commitment to service that 2017 was our

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E&V News

Engel & Völkers Expands Its Presence in Boston’s South Shore
Boston Agent Magazine
Stalwart local brokerage Vantage Point Realty will now do business as Engel & Völkers Duxbury, Engel & Völkers Norwell and Engel & Völkers Plymouth.

1 Hotel South Beach Penthouse Sells for $5.6M
Curbed Miami 
Sweeping Views, hotel amenities, and an "eco-glam" design.

For 600 Bitcoin, You, Too, Can Live in Starwood
Aspen Daily News
It’s the first known Aspen property to be advertised for sale using the alternative and fast-growing digital currency.

Hot Property: Seven Homes for Antique Lovers
Financial Times
From frescoes in Spain to Murano chandeliers in Florida.

Toronto’s Dizzying Price Rises Raise Fears of a Crash
Financial Times
On Park Lane Circle in Bridle Path, Engel &

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E&V News

Six-Bedroom Aspen Getaway With Year-Round Views
Mansion Global
The light-filled house was built in 1980 and updated within the last year.

New Buyers Driving Change in Some of Ottawa’s Most Exclusive Neighbourhoods
The Globe and Mail
Venerable Rockcliffe Park and The Glebe are attracting Ottawa’s new tech titans – and their renovating instincts.

Aspen and Vail: Ski With the VIPs in Colorado for a Fraction of the Price
Homes & Property
Aspen has a reputation for healthy outdoor year-round living, with 34 public parks, four yoga studios and excellent restaurants.

Real Estate – Luxury Memo Special Report
Luxury Daily
Keeping up with modern times is crucial in every industry, but with the ever-growing competition of residential buildings, it is important for

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Global real estate brand grows Northeast presence with locations along Boston’s South Shore

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of three new real estate shops along Boston’s South Shore. Vantage Point Realty will now do business as Engel & Völkers Duxbury, Engel & Völkers Norwell and Engel & Völkers Plymouth and will continue to be led by license partner and managing broker, Sheri Sibley. With more than 30 years of experience in Massachusetts real estate, Sibley and her team of over 30 real estate advisors specialize in serving the coastal communities that comprise the South Shore of Boston.

“Along Boston’s historic South Shore, buyers are looking for homes ranging from large waterfront estates to small beach cottages, antique homes and new

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Everyone has a story. As real estate professionals, it's our responsibility to know the stories of our clients so we can tailor our service to provide an unforgettable experience to each and every one. We also understand that each of our trusted real estate advisors has their own story ... what makes them tick, what drives them to succeed. All of these stories and all of these individuals make up who we are at Engel & Völkers.

We believe in the power of Engel & Völkers and the remarkable individuals who make up our global network and serve our clients with the utmost passion and care. Want to know a bit more about who we are, our story and what drives us as a company? Visit one of our shops, call one of our advisors or simply read through this special

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Home maintenance tasks to complete before selling 

Proactive is the buzzword when addressing both cosmetic and mechanical components for a listing. The 2018 selling season is upon us, and if you have clients getting ready to put their home on the market, the task list for prep can seem endless.

To make it easy, we’ve compiled a home maintenance list for you of the seven things sellers should do before the For Sale sign is put in the ground.

Spruce up the exterior

Lets face it, the exterior of the property is the first thing that a buyer will see whether online or driving by. Now is the time to make sure it looks its best.

Walk around the entire exterior of the home, and conduct an assessment.

Consider pressure washing, painting and

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Exciting - you’ve decided to pack up and move to the Cayman Islands! You’ve become the envy of the neighborhood. What with all the excitement and anticipation of having your toes in the warm sea, there may be a couple of crucial facts that might be helpful to consider.

What’s next? What should you have in place to make it as stress-free and successful as can be? First and foremost, have you found a place to stay? Our team of Real Estate professionals here at Engel & Völkers can help you to find the ideal location to make this Caribbean island called Grand Cayman your home! There are many options available, including a house of your own or a condo (on the beach or otherwise). There are many benefits to both options, and its best to do your research

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Having a knowledgeable team of Real Estate Agents on your side is vital to making your real estate goals a reality. Jon and Heidi Kiss, Brokers and Licensed Partners of Engel & Völkers in the Cayman Islands. They lead a team of 15 Estate Agents, can assist you in your search by analyzing the current real estate market, help evaluate your options and maximize your potential for success and find you your perfect vacation home or piece of oceanfront land. 

At Engel & Völkers Cayman, we are a friendly office of 15 Professional Realtors, and we are ready to listen. Our common goal is to exceed all customer expectations by never losing sight that it is the company’s honesty, loyalty, integrity, understanding, accountability, and creativity which set us apart

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