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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Nothing says I love you, Dad more than buying a home, but while most people are probably short on change to cash in on an extra house, it never hurts to get some phenomenal inspiration in hopes of one day snagging an amazing house for all those awesome dads, just in time for Father’s Day. Because dads all around the world really are the best—at least for the weekend. (Shhh, don’t tell Mom.) 

Here are seven homes on the market that have something special for every type of dad.

For the Car Enthusiast

Whether he has two cars or ten, if your dad has a car he loves he deserves an equally beloved space to show them off. Give Dad that trophy room to display his prized possessions, right at home. You can even gift him some

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E&V News

The Week in Real Estate Industry Deals: June 5-9, 2017
Inman 
Mergers, integrations, acquistions, partnerships and more

EXCLUSIVE: Seattle Power Couple Comes out of Retirement to Open First Engel & vöLkers Luxury Franchise in Washington
Puget Sound Business Journal 
The couple plan to open the office in the heart of downtown Seattle, specializing in mega-luxury residential real estate.

 

North America

Montreal Home Prices Keep Looking up, Analysts Say
Montreal Gazette
The resale price of houses in the Montreal area rose in May for the third straight month, matching a peak set last summer, according to a report released on Wednesday.

Most Trump Real Estate Now Sold to Secretive Buyers
USA Today
Since President Trump won the Republican

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The Internet of Things (IoT) and How It Plays Into Your Life

By the Engel & Völkers Team


For all you techies, TechCrunch is probably your holy grail. Always privy to the latest leaks and launches heard through the Silicon Valley grapevine, TechCrunch oozes juicy tech gossip (or bitcoins) from its ears. So what’s a consistently cool and interesting discussion among this media site and tech philosophers, alike? IoT.

Also known as the “Internet of Things,” IoT speaks to the idea of all physical objects, from the simple and mundane to homes and cars, having a digital identity. Even more so, this promise of IoT in the world is well under way. Gartner states that more than 20 billion connected things will be in use worldwide by 2020, which poses huge

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E&V News

How VR is Changing the Real Estate Industry
BNN
Shawn Blander, sales representative at Engel & Völkers, is joined by BNN's Greg Bonnell for a look at how virtual reality technology is allowing more foreign buyers to look at properties in Canada without stepping foot in the country.

5 Virtual Reality Best Practices
RISMedia
Since integrating virtual reality into Engel & Völkers shops throughout North America, here are a few best practices we’ve learned so far.

Top 10 Urban Properties with the Best Views
RISMedia
Be it a penthouse in a Manhattan high-rise or a sprawling estate built into the Hollywood Hills, one of the most sought after aspects for any luxury metropolitan home is the view to go with it. 

Amsterdam's Canal Ring District Has

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Four Neighborhoods You Should Know About

Everything from its Mediterranean climate, culinary achievements and its beautiful beaches make Barcelona one of the hottest international destinations for travellers worldwide. Now, with real estate activity on the rise, it isn’t just travellers setting their sights on The City of Gaudi, but homebuyers and international investors as well. “Barcelona is a region with a healthy economy and a very good infrastructure, which offers a high quality of life,” said Oriol Canal, Managing Director of the Engel & Völkers Market Center Barcelona.The neighborhoods of Barcelona offer a variety in culture, history, architecture and amenities. Here are four you should know about, right now.

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E&V News

$1.9M Will Buy You a Bit More Than a Dog House by Georgian Bay
National Post
For the love of dogs… This four-bedroom home comes with a kennel, but the commercial zoning means you’d have many home-based business options. Located in the Blue Mountains there are also lots of trails nearby.

Rise Above It All in This Shangri-La Condo in T.O. For $8,995,000
National Post
Toronto’s Shangri-La is one of the tallest buildings in the heart of the city, offering great views. And this three-bedroom condo is no exception.

Real Estate Firm Adding Virtual Reality to Every Office
MediaPost
Virtual reality may be noted for its gaming capabilities, but businesses are starting to look at it as a component of their business.

 

North America

Existing-Home

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By Engel & Völkers Siena

The magic of Chianti pours persuasively from the bottles of that wine which the whole world envies. The modern history of “Chianti Classico began in the 19th century with the “father” of modern vine growing and winemaking in Chianti who was the inspiration for production discipline: baron Ricasoli.

This land’s ancestral links with vine and wine was recently confirmed by an archaeological find in the area: some seeds of “Vitis Vinifera” dating to 23 centuries ago. Then in the late middle ages vineyards played a leading part in agriculture and the economy.

Derivation of the word Chianti, according to a 790 document in the abbey of San Bartolomeo in Ripoli, is hard to identify: probably it evolved from the Latin clangor,

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

A Guide to the Cannes Film Festival

This week marks the beginning of one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival. From May 17-28, the world’s biggest film fans and entertainment’s brightest stars will descend upon the Boulevard de la Croisette to take part in red carpet extravaganzas and to review the newest films competing for the Festival’s ultimate prize, the Palm d’Or.

The film that receives the Palm d’Or prize is decided by a select group of notable figures in film who make up the Cannes Jury. This year’s jury is headed by director Pedro Almodóvar and includes actors Jessica Chastain, Will Smith and Uma Thurman.

Forty-nine films in all, representing 29

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E&V News

Florida Estate Asks $51 Million (Unless You Only Want Part of it)
The Wall Street Journal
Frank Luppi’s mega Florida estate is being pitched as three separate parcels—asking $32 million, $10.5 million and $8.5 million—and with three separate listing agents.

Geoffrey Bray and Lindsay Bacigalupo: Providing a New Real Estate Experience
RISMedia
In 2015, Geoffrey Bray and Lindsay Bacigalupo partnered to establish Engel & Völkers Minneapolis Downtown, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based brokerage, with Bray serving as the firm’s managing broker.

Playa de Palma Transformation ‘to Trigger Property Boom’
Opp Today
Leading international agent, Engel & Völkers, has opened its first Residential Property Shop on Playa de Palma, Spain.

Listings Divide Jupiter

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E&V News

Florida Estate Asks $51 Million (Unless You Only Want Part of it)
The Wall Street Journal
Frank Luppi’s mega Florida estate is being pitched as three separate parcels—asking $32 million, $10.5 million and $8.5 million—and with three separate listing agents.

Geoffrey Bray and Lindsay Bacigalupo: Providing a New Real Estate Experience
RISMedia
In 2015, Geoffrey Bray and Lindsay Bacigalupo partnered to establish Engel & Völkers Minneapolis Downtown, a Minneapolis, Minn.-based brokerage, with Bray serving as the firm’s managing broker.

Playa de Palma Transformation ‘to Trigger Property Boom’
Opp Today
Leading international agent, Engel & Völkers, has opened its first Residential Property Shop on Playa de Palma, Spain.

Listings Divide Jupiter

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