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June 2017

Found 13 blog entries for June 2017.

E&V News

The Week in Real Estate Industry Deals: June 19-23, 2017
Inman
Mergers, integrations, acquistions, partnerships and more.

Côte d’Azur Villa With A Rich Past Hits Market for €27M
Mansion Global 
A Russian Grand Duke and an Italian Princess were among its prominent owners.

Homes in Amsterdam: New Flats and Historic Townhouses Are in Demand as Tourists, Culture Buffs and International Companies Flock to the Rebel City
Homes & Property
Historic townhouses and new homes for sale in maverick Amsterdam, with direct Eurostar trains from London launching this year.

South Africa’s Cape Winelands: For Buyers Seeking Fine Vines
Financial Times
Increasingly, foreign investors are looking for smaller estates to try their hand at winemaking.

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Many of us have dreamed of growing up and becoming royalty, but soon found out some dreams are very hard to achieve. Living like a royal can come close to reality, though. Get a taste of the lavish life by seeking out this palace-like villa on the French Riviera, built in 1901 by the Countess of Morla.

Princess Odescalchi, whose family was recognized as one of the most influential aristocratic dynasties in Italy, also later resided here. Located in Cap d’Ail, the Princess additionally crowned the villa with its name, Villa Marizzina.

This property has been home to numerous high-profile owners including the Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich, cousin to the last Russian Tsar Nicole II. The Grand Duke acquired the

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E&V News

Engel & Völkers Strengthens Vail Valley Presence With New Addition 
RISMedia
Engel & Völkers North America has strengthened its presence in Vail Valley, Colo., with the addition of a new shop in Beaver Creek, the brokerage’s fifth location in Colorado, the company recently announced.

Sir Ivan Upgrades To $10M South Beach Penthouse
New York Post
Ivan Wilzig, professionally known as recording artist and philanthropist Sir Ivan, has just paid $10.2 million for a penthouse at the W South Beach, designed by Yabu Pushelberg.

German Real Estate Crowdfunding Market Booms
Crowdfund Insider
The German real estate crowdfunding market is set to more than triple in size this year. 

$2.8 Million Beachfront Home Sale Raises Bar for Ft. Lauderdale Luxury

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

The world is getting smaller, and with commerce as well as accessible travel and communications, borders seem more like blurred lines. This makes today’s real estate market more global than ever. The Chinese population in particular has been increasingly emigrating to North America for well over 20 years, and in recent years the desire to invest in North American real estate has been booming. Why? There are four motivations for Chinese buyers:

  1. Education
  2. Lifestyle
  3. Immigration
  4. Investment

Along with these factors, the upper middle class in China is growing significantly, and not simply in primary cities, but in second and third tier cities—and they are looking to invest.

On average, a Chinese student

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Opening marks the 5th Colorado location for the international real estate company 

Engel & Völkers today announced a new real estate shop location in the prime Beaver Creek market, strengthening its existing Colorado presence. The new brokerage is led by license partners Josh Lautenberg and Tyra Rudrud along with managing broker Kristina Bruce and Mike Seguin, both formerly of High Life Properties. Engel & Völkers Vail Beaver Creek will serve the markets of Beaver Creek, Bachelor Gulch and Arrowhead, working in tandem with the Engel & Völkers Vail location to service the entirety of the Vail Valley.

“Buyer interest in the Vail Valley continues to grow, both from a domestic and international perspective, and this is a strong addition to the many

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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 Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Are About to Change Your Real Estate Business 
Inman 
It's time to break the barriers between generations; we're stronger together than we are apart.

Rising Savannah Rent Sparks More Home Sales 
Savannah Now 
Increasing rent prices in Savannah and surrounding areas are spurring millennials to seek affordable housing, bucking the national trend of the younger generation delaying home ownership.

Engel & Völkers Opens Its First Shop in New Mexico 
Sangre De Christo Chronicle 
International real estate company expands into Taos.

Engel & Völkers Opens Shop in Okanagan 
RISMedia 
Engel & Völkers has announced its newest shop in Okanagan, which comes as a partnership with Lexterra Real Estate; this expands the

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