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July 2018

Found 16 blog entries for July 2018.

Engel & Völkers selected to host 17th annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, bringing together the world’s top brokers

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has selected luxury real estate brokerage Engel & Völkers Los Cabos to host the 2019 Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, the brand’s first conference to be held in the Los Cabos market. More than 500 top industry professionals and leaders from around the world will meet in Los Cabos to network, foster business and engage with content. With a 25-year history of presenting conferences in key market locations including Beverly Hills, Miami, Maui, Seattle, Toronto and London, the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network now adds Los Cabos to its growing list of symposium destinations.

“After working

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As originally published on Forbes
By Anthony Hitt, President & CEO, Engel & Völkers Americas

For homebuyers today, luxury doesn’t necessarily equate to price point — often it is actually quite personal. Luxury can be more time at home with family, proximity to friends and loved ones, or convenience in terms of amenities and features.

What does this mean for real estate professionals?

It means that we too have to start thinking of luxury differently. Its definition is as unique as every client who walks through the door. It also means that cities and communities with the highest price points are just one type of luxury market. As digital connectivity allows more and more people to work from any location, lifestyle amenities and surrounding

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E&V News

Hockey Champ Mario Lemieux Lists Québec Castle for $22 Million
The Wall Street Journal
The château-style home of the Pittsburgh Penguins owner overlooks Canada’s Mont Tremblant and has 50 rooms.

Great Spaces: Lakefront Living Goes Luxe
RISMedia
To celebrate summer, in this month's edition of Great Spaces, we're highlighting some seriously serene lakefront properties, from Minnesota all the way to sunny Florida.

Engel & Völkers Announces Two New Offices
Houston Agent Magazine
Boutique brokerage Engel & Völkers has announced the opening of its newest office in Katy, Texas, located just 30 minutes west of Houston. Along with the Katy office, Engel & Völkers has seven other locations in key markets throughout Texas, including its new office serving Walker

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Some feel that a few Real Estates Agents in the Cayman Islands do not have a glowing and favorable perception from the public. Most people think Realtors get overpaid, take the long vacation and drive Luxury cars and live in mansions.

Did you realize there are over 1 million Realtors in the United States alone, the state of California has the most Realtors 1 to more than 98 individuals? In the Cayman Islands, we have 192 CIREBA licensed Agents. That is 1 for every 338 residents in the Cayman Islands, not as many per capita but for a tiny island where everyone knows a Realtor or is related to one; it gets small.

It is hard to explain in detail what a real estate agent does. You can ask are they in the selling game or counseling people make a costly

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Newest location marks the global real estate brand’s second shop opening in Texas this month, ninth overall

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of its newest real estate shop, Engel & Völkers Katy. Formerly Imagine Realty International, the brokerage will continue to be led by license partner and managing broker Vickey Wachtel and Norman Wachtel, who will also serve as a license partner. Located just 30 miles outside of Houston, Engel & Völkers Katy will service home buyers and sellers in the Katy, Fulshear, West Houston and Memorial areas.

“As housing inventory in the Houston market moves quickly, we are seeing excess demand in areas such as Katy and surrounding suburbs,” said Anthony Hitt, president & CEO, Engel & Völkers Americas. “Katy

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Global real estate brand announces new location in the Lone Star state servicing Walker and Montgomery Counties

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of its newest real estate shop in a suburb of Houston, Texas. Mari Realty will now do business as Engel & Völkers Huntsville – Lake Conroe under the leadership of license partner Mari Montgomery, who has been named a top producer in Walker County over the past six years. She has closed nearly 680 transactions and $100 million in volume over the course of her decade-long career in the real estate industry. Mari and her esteemed team will service home buyers and sellers in the markets of Huntsville, Conroe, Montgomery, Trinity, Onalaska, Point Blank, Dodge, Oakhurst, Coldspring, New Waverly, Willis

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E&V News

Harnessing Disruption
REP
It's important to recognize that the concept of luxury in the modern real estate market is no longer restricted to ornate properties and high price points.

Real Estate Leaders
FOUR
FOUR speaks to some of the leading female representatives of Engel & Völkers Private Office to find out what makes a successful property agent and their predictions for future investments. See pages 136-137.

Q&A With Scott Askew, 2018 Most Admired CEO
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Atlanta’s Most Admired CEOs of 2018 are scheduled to be honored on Aug. 23 at an awards event at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta.

Engel & Völkers Miami Acquires Coral Gables Brokerage
The Real Deal
Engel & Völkers Miami just closed on the acquisition of DASH, a

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This information is taken from the Bahamas Ministry of Finance and The Department of Inland Revenue and gives a detailed account of VAT guidance on transitional arrangements.

Introduction

This guide is intended to provide information on Value Added Tax (“VAT”) in relation to the transitional provisions that would apply to contracts or other arrangements that would have been made for the provision of goods and services prior to the July 01, 2018 (the transition date) but where the delivery of those goods or the performance of those services are not expected to occur until after the July 01, 2018. The provisions in this guide also refers to the provision of services for a fee whether or not such a fee is a fixed, maximum or minimum charge. (Special

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Every four years, nations around the world come alive. With the 2018 World Cup nearing its end, one jubilant country will soon be the reigning champion of this year’s games, claiming priceless bragging rights for the next four years. To commemorate this past month’s fiery matches, we’re spotlighting some of the world’s most legendary soccer stars—and their digs. Rest assured, these players have extraordinary homes to go back to after a long day of competing against some of the most world’s most gifted athletes.

Barcelona | Lionel Messi

There’s nothing like a sweeping mountain range and turquoise Mediterranean Sea to help decompress after a long day of practice, which is likely why Lionel Messi scored his home in

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E&V News

Five Emerging Markets for Luxury Real Estate in North America
Forbes
For homebuyers today, luxury doesn’t necessarily equate to price point—often it is actually quite personal.

Leading Brokerage Launches Newest Branch in Barrie, ON
Mortgage Broker News
Engel & Völkers marked the launch of its newest real estate shop in Barrie, Ontario.

Sebastien Latulippe and Donna Harding Open Engel & Völkers Shop in Halifax
REM
Engel & Völkers recently opened its first real estate shop in Halifax, led by license partners Sebastien Latulippe and Donna Harding.

Engel & Völkers Enters Turks and Caicos
RISMedia
Engel & Völkers has announced it has entered Turks and Caicos.

Engel & Völkers NYC Adds Gavriani-Falcone Team
RISMedia
Engel & Völkers NYC has added the

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