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December 2018

Found 10 blog entries for December 2018.

E&V News

Where Are They Now? This Year's Most Popular Listings
Mansion Global
Every weekday, we feature a Listing of the Day. While these include villas, penthouses, brownstones and more, there are some gems that stand apart, garnering the most attention from our readers. 

Naples-Area Sales of Houses and Condo's Rise More Than 20% in November
The Real Deal
November sales of both houses and condos rose more the 20 percent from the levels of November 2017.
November sales activity was “significant because it reflects our recovery from the hurricane last year,” Budge Huskey, president of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty said in a prepared statement.

Americas

These 4 Listing Tips Will Help Bring in the Highest Offer
Forbes
When you're selling your

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

With the official start of winter, many might set off to seek shelter in warmer destinations to work on their tans, while others will gravitate towards snow-capped mountains to work on their form on the slopes. If you're more of a snow lover than a snowbird this season, there's more to it than doubling up layers of clothes, packing a thermos of hot chocolate and repairing your shoe straps to achieve the ultimate winter wonderland experience.

To embark on the road to the perfect winter haven, here are six of our favorite ski/snowboarding markets across the U.S. and Canada, world-renowned for their idyllic scenery and, of course, top-class ski resorts.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

With the likes of Jackson Hole Mountain

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E&V News

House Hunting in ... Germany
The New York Times
High demand in the biggest cities is lifting prices across Germany, with historic areas like Baden-Baden attracting a new generation of buyers.

Flatiron-Shaped Felix West Midtown to Bring 15 Townhomes Near Howell Mill Road
Curbed Atlanta
Add another name to the Howell Mill Road area’s development roster: The Felix West Midtown.

Rolling Out Red Carpet Service With a European Touch
Real Estate Agent Magazine
Just when you think there couldn’t possibly be anything new under the sun, an entirely unique real estate experience arrives on our shores.

Great Spaces Holiday Edition: Winter Wonderland Luxury Ski Homes
RISMedia
Looking for a winter wonderland home? We've got some serious snowy stunners in

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Michel Naud Awarded Engel & Völkers Private Office Designation for Exemplary Real Estate Service & Production

Mont-Tremblant, Québec, December 12th 2018 – Engel & Völkers today announced that Michel Naud has been officially inducted into the luxury real estate company’s Private Office network, successfully passing the company’s ultra-competitive vetting and nomination process for inclusion.

Naud is among an elite group of Engel & Völkers advisors worldwide to be awarded with this distinction, which recognizes extraordinary business results supported by competency and providing the highest level of client service. Out of more than 10,000 real estate professionals who represent the Engel & Völkers brand in over 30 countries

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We have to make a confession, we haven’t bought our gifts yet and Christmas is around the corner but as we shop local, we don’t have to worry about shipping times and costs. We’ve carefully hand-picked our favourite local shops where you can get presents for all your family and friends.

Happy local shopping!

For the home decor obsessed:

The Cross Design
The Cross is located in the trendy neighbourhood of Yaletown and their decoration is magical, once you step in, you instantly feel the holiday spirit. At The Cross, they carefully curate the prettiest designs and you can find anything from jewelry, kitchenware and premium furniture.

https://thecrossdesign.com/





For those with a sweet tooth:

Chocolate Arts
This upscale confectioner specializes in unique

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E&V News

Three Ways to Position Yourself as a Real Estate Influencer
Forbes
Have you met HENRY? An acronym that stands for “high earners not rich yet,” HENRY describes a subset of the population on the cusp of becoming wealthy with annual household incomes over $100,000.

Movers & Shakers: Engel & Völkers Acquires Select Realty Group & More
The Real Deal 
Engel & Völkers Miami acquired Select Realty Group, a boutique brokerage in Coconut Grove.

Engel & Völkers Halifax Grows
The Chronicle Herald
Engel & Völkers Halifax has announced that Pete Clive and Julie Kells, owners of Six Eight Realty Group, have closed their boutique brokerage to join the real estate shop.

Look Who’s Sharing Now: Airbnb Moves Into Construction and Real Estate Markets
RISMedia

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Home is oftentimes our greatest escape, better than even the most expensive getaway. As this year comes to a close, it becomes all the more important to be able to retreat to our place of comfort at the end of the day, especially when it’s easiest to feel burnt out by holiday stress and life’s chaos.

This season, if you’re looking to transform your living space into your ultimate place of zen, we’ve got you covered. When it comes to creating a space filled with relaxing, harmonious and peaceful vibes, these very calming yet chic home design tips will transport you to your ideal tranquil destination—no passport required.

Neutral Doesn't Mean Boring 

Having a neutral color base for your zen sanctuary may be a

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E&V News

A Japanese Beauty Mogul Is Trying to Sell Her $15 Million Mansion 
Bloomberg
Akemi Shimomura is a serial beauty entrepreneur whose Tokyo-based Miss Paris Group employs more than a thousand people. 

The Value of Agent Business Planning
RISMedia
Data from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) estimates that 87 percent of all new agents fail after five years in the industry.

From Crusaders to Luminaries to Trendsetters, RISMedia Announces 2019 Newsmakers in Real Estate
RISMedia
RISMedia announced its 2019 Class of Real Estate Newsmakers—a dynamic group of key influencers making headlines as a result of their newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry, and their efforts to positively affect the consumers and communities they serve.

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Kelowna has seen a surge of real estate development over the last few years and it's not going anywhere.  High rises in the central city are popping up around every corner and we are here to give you a brief of what's to come.  Fortune Marketing is a leader in project marketing for real estate and they have provided us with the most recent scoop on sales and availability for Kelowna's hottest real estate condo units, townhomes and other developments. 

Today we are showcasing St. Paul in Kelowna's central city. Located at 1215 St. Paul Street in Kelowna BC, St.Paul is a project by Innoccept Development who also developed Stockwell in Kelowna.  

The St. Paul project consists of 50 condo units and 4 townhomes on the corner of Clement Avenue and St.

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