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April 2018

Found 12 blog entries for April 2018.

E&V News 

Making Your Vacation Home Your Full-Time Home
Mansion Global
An intrepid minority of professionals are finding ways to relocate to locales traditionally viewed as vacation destinations.

Home of the Week: A Minimalist ‘Zen Barn’ in Ottawa
The Globe and Mail
Three of the four sides of the home are sheathed in barn wood, which sets the tone for the inside.

Housing Knife Fights! 10 Surprising Cities Where Bidding Wars Are Booming
Defining a bidding war is a tricky business. So looked at the percentage of homes that had sold above their asking prices in the 150 largest cities.


New Home Sales in U.S. Jump in March, Second Highest Volume in a Decade
World Property Journal 
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

If you’re still thawing out from winter and can’t get into the swing of spring, we’ve got just the remedy. Here are some of the most refreshing and #SpringInspo worthy homes currently on the market across the Americas that are sure to lift any remaining winter woes—all exclusively listed by Engel & Völkers. 

1. Minnetonka, Minnesota 

This two-story home in Minnetonka, Minnesota is a new-build dream, and with its four bedroom, four bathroom one-two punch, it’s set to be the most idyllic family home. While incorporating the most contemporary features, finishes, designs and lighting, its layout is perhaps the property’s most thoughtful element in suiting the modern family’s lifestyle. With an informal dining area,

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E&V News 

10 Most Affordable Cities for the Fastest-Growing Careers: Is Your Job on This Lucky List?
Homeownership is one of the reasons we shell out thousands for a good education, spend endless hours studying for certification tests, and smile through excruciating networking events.

$2.7 Million Homes in Massachusetts, Idaho and New Mexico
The New York Times
This 1860 home, a former setting of a school for young children, is on the edge of Concord’s historic district, a 10-minute walk from the center of town and less than an hour northwest of Boston.

Engel & Völkers Recognizes 2017 Top Award Winners in Americas
REP Magazine
“Engel & Völkers continues to attract dynamic real estate professionals with a true passion for what we do every day,” said

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Picture your life in The Bahamas and it might involve an image of you on your shaded verandah, sipping an icy-cold cocktail, overlooking an empty beach and a twinkling ocean. Ultimate relaxation. But where was I...

Ah yes, fitness. Because as much as it is most certainly that, The Bahamas is not only a place to kick back and let life's cares wash away. It also offers the chance to engage in a variety of sporting pursuits which can be a fun and healthy way to enjoy your free time while you are in the islands - and we're not only talking about the more traditional sports fishing, boating and diving you might have had in mind. If you're an active person who enjoys getting your heart rate up on the weekend or diving into a bit of thrill seeking, your

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

When it comes to Spain’s Balearic Islands, glamorous Ibiza and Majorca usually steal the spotlight as its shining stars—but they should take note of their less conspicuous neighbor Menorca, which has quickly become a hotbed attracting international visitors and permanent residents alike. According to Engel & Völkers’ latest report, residential property prices have risen by approximately 15% across the island in the last two years. Paired with a noticeably increased demand for second homes and an extremely limited number of properties on the market, Menorca is sure to give its historically more trendy neighbors a run for their money.

Looking at specific market trends across Menorca, managing director of Engel & Völkers

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6 Must do's Before Listing your Property

The next step for preparation is to find an agent to help them list their property. This transition is enormous for a client as they have to make the mental shift from a homeowner to a home seller. It can be extremely mentally and physically draining to get a house ready for selling. Though it's likely that the physical work will be the most taxing, home sellers always know that they can still reap the rewards of their effort even if they don't manage to sell their property.

We are here to help with 6 suggestons for home sellers and their homes can be even more prepared for selling.

1. Establish Your Course of Action
If you know your end goal is to sell a home, the best way to get there is to plan out how

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What’s better than one on-the-market, ultra-luxe, turnkey property? 30 of them. Represented by Engel & Völkers Los Cabos, The Residences at Las Ventanas al Paraíso, a Rosewood Resort, is comprised of 30 new properties officially on the market, and you can bet each Residence is just as exquisite as the next. Combining panoramic views of the Sea of Cortez; access to Las Ventanas al Paraíso’s award-winning hospitality and amenities; and design of the highest caliber showcasing the warmth of Baja culture, all future homeowners are guaranteed to live their best lives at the peak of Los Cabos living.

Ensuring the highest attention to detail and artistry, each property exemplifies the pinnacle of Mexican design, incorporating handcrafted finishes and

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E&V News

Howard Hughes's Former Florida Property Is on the Market for $17 Million
Town & Country
The 10,000-square-foot home is located on a cove named for the eccentric billionaire in Coconut Grove.

Wayne Gretzky Flips Third California Golf Course Mansion for $4.2M
Mansion Global
The former hockey star has been buying and updating homes in the Sherwood Country Club.

Luxury Liftoff? The 10 Ritzy Regions Where Home Prices Are Soaring the Highest
The data team at® set out to find the luxury neighborhoods where prices are growing—and falling—the fastest. 

‘Flipping Out’ Star Jenni Pulos Says Yes to a Polished Encino Estate
Los Angeles Times
Jenni Pulos, who produces and stars in the Bravo house-flipping show "Flipping Out," has picked up a

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Engel & Volkers Cayman Islands have a Rental and Property Management division allowing you to relax and enjoy all the advantages of your investment property. When you buy an investment property in another country you want to be sure that your Agent, Advisors and Property Manager works for YOU, the landlord and makes sure your tenant is happy and pays the rent on time.

We have reliable marketing tools and a network of other rental agents in our office to ensure your property does not sit vacantly and therefore cost you money. The duties we provide are:
• Rent Evaluation, setting the rent to attract a renter
• Advertising (locally and internationally) and showing property
• Placement of a suitable tenant, (this includes screening and calling references,

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E&V News 

New York Real Estate Firms Can't Help but Get a Slice of Booming Boston Market
Growing tech scene and cutting-edge health care and biotech industries are attracting buyers from around the country.

Ten Trends in the Canadian Real Estate Market for Brokers to Watch
Last year was hot for U.S. real estate. Moving into 2018, some uncertainty remains as to whether this streak will continue, especially in light of the new tax law.

Former Time Warner CEO to List Miami Manse for $16.9M
Mansion Global
A three-story mansion in Miami’s Coconut Grove neighborhood owned by former Time Warner co-chief executive officer N.J. Nicholas Jr. is hitting the market next Monday.

Real Estate Professional - June Issue
Real Estate Professional
Discover how the

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