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December 2016

Found 10 blog entries for December 2016.

E&V News

Imagine Skiing Back With Your Pals to This $4.85M Mont Tremblant Chalet
National Post 
This beautiful chalet with fantastic mountain views would ensure that you could stay by slopes in style and hobnob with the A-listers and athletes too.

Live in the Stunning Venetian Palazzo That Was Once Home to Friedrich Nietzsche 
Curbed
This opulent Venetian palazzo once belonging to Friedrich Nietzsche is either too much, or simply not enough, for a nihilist of his caliber, depending on how you slice it.

Luxury Yaletown Condo Has Its Own Elevator 
Vancouver Sun 
This spacious three-bedroom condo ups the ante in the luxury stakes with more than 2,000 square feet of affluent living and a location in Yaletown’s boutique Erickson tower.

Stunning Home

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Single Detached homes a pipe dream for some

Toronto housing rose 188% but Average household Income only rose less than .40%

Source: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil108a-eng.htm *                                                                             Toronto Real Estate Board                                                                                                                                                                         *2015, 2016 Income date extrapolated from historical and forecasted inflation rate no Statscan Data available

                       

                   In 2001, average home price was $250,906.00 and in 2016 (ending November 2016) was $723,625.00. This represented a

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Appointment and new strategic public relations and social media partnerships to support international real estate company's increasing expansion

NEW YORK, New York – Engel & Völkers North America, the North America operations for the European-based, premium real estate firm, announced the addition of Katelyn Castellano as vice president of communications to its head office operations on Park Avenue, New York City. Castellano will be responsible for developing and leading communications strategies across multiple platforms to solidify positioning of Engel & Völkers and increase awareness among national, regional, consumer and trade audiences.

“As Engel & Völkers continues to foster its rapidly expanding North American presence, Katelyn’s strong

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As we get ready for the official start of the holidays, we leave you with the week's top real estate and lifestyle news stories. Enjoy and happy holidays!

 

E&V NEWS

RIS Media - Ask the Expert: When Does International Really Mean International?

Today’s Ask the Expert column features Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America.

Q: When does international really mean international?

A: First, it’s simply not enough to have industry contacts overseas. Working with a truly international brokerage means that the network, its structure and its agents are consistently credible worldwide and have a proven system with real lines of business moving throughout international markets. (Read more…)

 

Stuart Magazine - Your Guide To

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During this holiday season, Engel & Völkers shops across North America are giving back to their local communities in a variety of ways. Whether it be to support our network's cause-marketing sponsor Special Olympics, or to help other local organizations, here are some members of the Engel & Völkers family who have volunteered their time and resources to support their local communities this winter season.

Engel & Völkers Hilton Head Island - Bluffton Lends Space in Wake of Hurricane Matthew Devastation

After Hurricane Matthew destroyed the local South Carolina Special Olympics and Recreation (SOAR) Chapter’s office, equipment and furniture, Engel & Völkers Hilton Head Island - Bluffton volunteered to share a portion of the shop’s office space with

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There’s no better place to celebrate the holidays than at home where it’s cozy, familiar and where memories live. If you happen to be moving to a new home for the holidays, you may be feeling added levels of emotion, excitement and anxiety. While this time of year can add to the usual stresses of moving, here are a few tips to get you through the holidays and settled into your new home with a bit more ease.

Open up the gift of time

Try to ensure that appointments with movers, landlords, helpers and rental companies are locked in ahead of time. These services get booked early for the holidays and holiday hours mean fewer options. 

Also, to put your mind at ease think about how company-provided holidays can give you the time to move and

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The great Siddharta Gautama Buddha knew: “You can light thousands of candles with the light of one candle without its light being dimmed. Joy does not diminish when it is shared.” The Christian period of Advent is a time of many lights, a time of cosy get-togethers and a time of anticipation before the big celebration. Many people use this reflective time of waiting to decorate their living rooms with Advent décor. Below, we present you with a few tips to help get you in the spirit of decorating for Advent 2016.

 

Decoration for Advent – that’s how everything starts The four weeks of Advent have been observed since the end of the 5th century. The term “Advent” originally comes from the Latin word “adventus” which means something similar to coming or

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