Team Soli Joins Engel & Völkers to Spearhead Success in Lake Tahoe

In the following interview, Bruce and Sandy Soli, owners of Team Soli with Engel & Völkers Lake Tahoe, discuss the advantages of the Engel & Völkers brand, operating a team, and more. Regions Served: North Lake Tahoe and Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Calif. and Nev. Years in Real Estate: 14 Number of Offices: 1 Number […]

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Break on Through…to the Broker Side

You’re a top-producing real estate agent, expanding your client roster, surpassing your sales goals and living the good life. But why stop there? For these Engel & Völkers license partners—the company’s term for broker/owners—reaching the pinnacle as a sales associate led to making the decision to become owners and manage their own shop. For many, […]

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For Chinese Real Estate Investors, U.S. Is Tops

The U.S. housing market is a draw for foreign real estate investors, who continue to express assurance in either becoming or remaining active in U.S. real estate. One of the most considerable countries of origin is China, where, according to a new report by Juwai.com, investors are slated to pour $80 billion into international real […]

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Global Rundown: A Look at Housing Overseas

Housing in the U.S. and in markets abroad is categorically intertwined, with conditions globally mirroring those happening at home: climbing prices, dwindling stock, and an outpouring of demand. A series of reports recently released by Engel & Völkers highlight those similarities, as well as unique dynamics, of five international housing markets: Barcelona “Even though the […]

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

One of only 31 estates in the exclusive oceanfront neighborhood on A1A north of Sunrise Blvd., 1799 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, recently sold after just 134 days on the market. Listed at $2,995,000, the 4,250-square-foot estate was purchased for $2,826,500. “This is the only single-family home on North Fort Lauderdale Beach that […]

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Top 10 Urban Properties With the Best Views

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Sell quick or languish: Digging into luxury properties’ days on market

Concierge Auctions, the property marketplace for upscale buyers and sellers, has launched an annual index that reviews the top 10 properties in 27 of the country’s hottest markets and their time on the market …

How one agent uses ‘feeder markets’ to snag high-end clients

When Lisa Kudrow (yes, of “Friends” fame) and her husband, Michel Stern, were gearing up to sell their condo in Park City, Utah, there was really only one agent who was right for the job. That would be Paul Benson, the Engel & Völkers team lead who’s the go-to if you want to sell a home in Park City to a high-end buyer who probably doesn’t already own property there. …

Dow 20K to Benefit Housing Market…at Least, Psychologically

There are many key metrics brokers look to in order to gauge how the housing market is trending. The Case-Shiller Index, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index and the National Association of REALTORS® monthly existing-home sales statistics are all closely watched within the industry. For a sense of the broader economy, […]

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Wayne Gretzky’s Hotel of an Estate Sells for $6 Million

Former professional ice hockey player Wayne Gretzky recently sold his plush Los Angeles Sherwood Country Club estate for $6 million. The Canadian hockey great designed the home’s interior to emulate his favorite boutique hotels, and the luxury both inside and outside the estate is endless. Gretzky and his wife, Janet Jones, bought the property in […]

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