150 top luxury agents on one call? Hear what they said

It was the middle of March 2020 and no one knew what the weeks ahead would look like. The world was in the throes of the “Great Pause,” commerce was stopped on a global level and capital markets redefined volatility. The stakes appeared to have never been higher as we prepared for new industry safety standards, as well as sheltering-in-place ourselves.

Sight-unseen luxury sales are taking place — with walkaway clauses

“The challenge is that they can’t see it right now and yet there are still some people pulling the trigger,” Engel & Völkers Lake Placid agent Colleen Holmes said.

EXCLUSIVE: Engel & Völkers launches new agent app

The company unveiled a new proprietary platform to help agents manage their databases, track deals and more.

Shrouded in steel: Scourge of New York City scaffolding turns 40

New York’s ubiquitous scaffolding is the result of laws passed in 1980 and 1998. The scaffolding is meant to prevent falling debris, but it also comes with tradeoffs.

WATCH: Agent and war hero drives home that ‘failure is an opportunity’

Watch Engel & Völkers agent Kirstie Ennis discuss how she came back stronger and achieved more than ever before after suffering serious injuries in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

Engel & Völkers USA takes to the open seas

The global luxury real estate brand is launching its first yachting division in the United States.

Inman 2019 Golden I Club winners announced

On Thursday, Inman honored the inaugural class of inductees into the Inman Golden I Club. The class was announced with fanfare live at Luxury Connect in Beverly Hills.

Engel & Völkers continues its NorCal growth under Paul Benson

Paul Benson is adding a trio of Engel & Völkers shops to his impressive portfolio of 28 offices across California, Nevada and Utah. The German-founded luxury brand is opening three new Northern California offices, giving it eight new shops and more than 80 agents in Northern California in this year alone. 

Georgia agents top National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals list

Blair Myers and Shirley Gary earned more individual sides than any other NAGLREP member in 2018, according to the organization.

The keys to managing in vacation hotspots

So-called ‘resort marketplaces,’ can be tough to manage for agents with the seasonal ebbs and flows. These markets are far from your traditional year-round homes in the suburbs and it could lead to a lot of months of inactivity if you don’t know how to…