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September 2018

Found 11 blog entries for September 2018.

E&V News

Toronto’s Tech Boom Will Keep Real Estate Frenzy Going: Forecast
Huffington Post 
It's now in a class of cities with booming tech industries and rapidly rising house prices, a new forecast says.

Hot Property: Seven Sustainable Homes
Financial Times
This cabin-style off-grid home is predominantly made from timber with wraparound wooden decks.

Hong Kong Continues to Drive Whistler’s Luxury Real Estate Market
Pique
An odd thing happened to one of local realtor Max Thornhill's Hong Kong-based clients in Whistler this summer.

A Downsizer’s Dream on Vancouver’s ‘Golden Mile’
Mansion Global
Excellent bay views, an elevator, and modest floor space make this house a top choice for those looking to pare down.

Americas

How Best to Invest in Real Estate:

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Known for its Grand Prix motor race, high-end casinos and upscale hotels, Monaco is the epitome of luxury. Hugging France's Mediterranean coastline, the independent city-state is also known for its harbor full of yachts where the annual Monaco Yacht Show flaunts some of the world's most impressive boats. This year from September 26-29, Engel & Völkers Yachting is once again participating in the showcase, and its crowned jewel is the 51-meter superyacht Aresteas.

The elegant ship comfortably accommodates up to 12 guests and 10 crew members and includes lavish amenities such as an on-board theatre, fitness studio, sauna and massage room. One of the largest wooden yachts constructed in recent years, but also sporting

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Cheryl DeGoicoechea was born and raised in Salt Pond, Long Island where she has been selling real estate for the past 10 years.  Cheryl says not much has changed over that time but that is exactly why her clients like the island.

Long Island is located in the southeastern Bahamas approximately 165 miles from Nassau and 345 miles from the United States.  It is a sparsely populated island of about 3500 with a dramatic landscape of rolling hills, white powder beaches and colorful island settlements.

“Most people who invest on Long Island buy for what it is not and not for what it is,” says Cheryl.  "There are no casinos, crowds, malls or crime. Most people who end up buying a home initially come on vacation seeking privacy and tranquility and end up

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E&V News

A Tennis Ace’s Idaho Getaway
The Wall Street Journal
Mats Wilander's 81-acre estate comes with a guesthouse, pool and pound.

Several NYC Resi Brokerages Collaborating on New Data Platform 
The Real Deal 
Some of the city’s most prominent brokerages are teaming up to use a new data platform.

August Report Shows Continued Strength in Naples
Florida Weekly
Inventory during August also rose by two percent and was driven by a surge of 218 more properties added to the market in the two lowest price categories reported compared to August 2017.

Selling? How to Market Your Home to the Right Buyer
RNEWS
In the competitive real estate market, agents need to have an advantage when selling property.

Ten Most Expensive Irish Country Estates for Sale
Independent.ie
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Engel & Völkers recently recognized its top 10 real estate advisors worldwide based on 2017 production at an award ceremony at the historic Hamburg Museum in Germany. Anthony Hitt, president & CEO of Engel & Völkers Americas, and Sven Odia, CEO of Engel & Völkers globally, presented the awards to the top advisors from the U.S. and Canada included below who dominated the global list, categorized by transaction volume, commission, rentals and units sold. Congratulations to all advisors included on the global ranking! 

Transaction Volume

Sandra Miller, Engel & Völkers Santa Monica
Shirley Gary, Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta
Paul Benson, Engel & Völkers Park City
Carol Sollak, Engel & Völkers Wellington
Alison Elder, Engel & Völkers Truckee
Howard

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E&V News

Hot Southeast Asian Markets Are Likely to Keep on Booming
Mansion Global
Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia in particular show strong potential for long-term growth.

Brand Report: Competition Intensifies for Top Talent
RIS Media
The brand surveyed more than 500 agents to determine their level of satisfaction with their careers and current brokerages, as well as motivations for making a move.

Real Estate Technology: 32 Leaders on the Biggest Trends
Iovox
Technology is disrupting the real estate industry at an unprecedented pace.

Connect With Clients in an Omnichannel World
REP Magazine
Anthony Hitt, president and CEO of Engel & Völkers Americas, explains how real estate offices can deliver a holistic brand experience in an age of disruption.

Brahman Capital

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New report from luxury global real estate brand identifies key drivers that motivate an agent to make a brokerage change as well as what brokers can do to make sure they’re attracting and retaining the right talent

Engel & Völkers today released the results of an original study, “Insight Report: The State of Real Estate Recruiting”. As recruiting remains a top challenge across the real estate industry, Engel & Völkers surveyed more than 500 residential real estate agents to determine their level of satisfaction with their careers and current brokerages as well as motivations for making a move.

Key findings of the report include:

  • 96% of agents surveyed are satisfied with their current job, 94% predict that they are likely to be with their same
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E&V News

A 120-Acre Estate on a Remote and Private Canadian Island
Mansion Global
The modern compound is fully off the grid.

Karl Lagerfeld's Former Villa Now for Sale for $11.7 Million
Forbes
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld lived in this home from 1991 to 1998 but you might think he still lived there given the colorful decor throughout the house. 

The Unreality of Reality TV Home Shows
Wall Street Journal
Selling houses isn’t as easy—or glitzy—as reality TV shows would have you believe, agents say.

Testaverde Calls Time-Out After Listing His Mansion, Then Puts It Back in Play 
The Real Deal
The retired NFL player and former University of Miami star re-listed his 12,700-square-foot home near Tampa after taking it off the market and renovating it.

This Week in

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The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) today released its inaugural Top LGBT+ Agent List, the real estate industry’s first recognition of top producing LGBT and allied agents and teams.

As a proud partner of NAGLREP and dedicated supporter of LGBT community members and their allies, Engel & Völkers is thrilled to congratulate Shirley Gary, Private Office advisor and license partner of Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta, for topping this year’s ranking as the #1 agent in sales volume, producing more than $70.1 million last year. Gary also ranked second in individual sides, having transacted 162 sides in 2017.

“Engel & Völkers is made up of exemplary real estate professionals who demonstrate care, kindness

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Ocean Blue World Serves It Up with Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, at the 2018 #ATPCaboPoolParty


With an impressively distinguished history when it comes to their involvement in prestigious events, Ocean Blue World can now include a sleek pool party to its growing portfolio of #OceanBlueEvents and #OceanBlueExperiences. Ocean Blue World´s #ATPCaboPoolParty, created together with Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, surpassed all expectations redefining luxury through excellence. Taking a moment in time to celebrate this year's Abierto Los Cabos ATP World Tour 250, the #ATPCaboPoolParty went down in history as the first edition of many more to come.

The destination of choice, Solaz, a Luxury Collection Resort, Los Cabos, provided

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