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By the Engel & Völkers Team

When first class is for common folk and caviar is expected as an in-flight snack, these are likely signs that you’re part of the global super-rich. For millionaires and billionaires who are privileged enough to jet-set across the globe, they can pack up and go whenever and wherever they please—but they’ll actually need a jet for that. To help avoid pesky air traffic, Engel & Völkers Aviation recently ranked the most popular private jet routes taken throughout Europe in 2016, based on survey data produced by market research company WINGX Advance.  

Bart Boury, CEO of Engel & Völkers Aviation, reported that “the most frequented private jet route in Europe was from Aéroport International de Genève in Switzerland to Aéroport

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E&V News

Luxurious Utah River Estate Asks $30 Million 
The Wall Street Journal
The seller is Vinny Smith, former chief executive of Quest Software who now runs Toba Capital, a San Francisco and Newport Beach-based venture-capital firm.

Is Salt Lake City the New Austin?
U.S. News & World Report
With the Silicon Slopes experiencing significant tech growth, they may just be the answer to Silicon Valley's affordability problem.

Adam Kennedy, World Series Champ Turned Real Estate Agent, on Hitting Financial Home Runs
Realtor.com
Over a peripatetic 14-year career in Major League Baseball, Adam Kennedy grew to really appreciate the value in settling down—and investing smartly in real estate.

New Luxury Real Estate Firm Opens Office in Jackson
Buckrail
Engel

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E&V News

Bohemian Vibe Attracts Homebuyers to Taos
Financial Times 
New Mexico town offers adventurous sports alongside adobe architecture. 

The Upper East Side's Co-Op Conundrum
The Real Deal 
Co-ops, even in the Upper East Side’s marquee buildings, are facing an increasingly tough crowd of buyers.

Napa Valley Vineyard Listed at Almost $5 Million
Mortgage Professional America
Winemaker Pat Vinatieri is selling his Napa Valley vineyard estate for just shy of $5 million.

Palace Fit for a Pop Queen: Madonna Buys 18th Century 'Palacete' in Portugal as Son Joins Benfica Football Academy
Homes & Property 
Madonna has moved into Quinta do Relógio, an 18th century ‘palacete’ in the hilltop town of Sintra.

Banks Predict Growth in Sales and Prices in

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By the Engel & Völkers Team


We had the pleasure of chatting with our very own Dean Poritzky, Private Office advisor and license partner of Engel & Völkers Wellesley, to discuss current generational trends and shifts he’s seeing in the Wellesley, Weston and surrounding Boston area real estate markets. Here’s a peek into some of his on-the-ground insight. 

E&V TEAM: Your market is known for having many historic, New England homes (we’re talking homes circa the 17th century). What’s in it for millennials?

PORITZKY: Many millennials are moving from Boston, where many will still work and commute. They're looking to raise their families with more space in quieter neighborhoods, but still visit Boston for work, a night out or a weekend trip. The

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E&V News

This Real Estate Agent Is the Castle Expert
Bloomberg
Are you a member of the global super-rich on the hunt for a house? Christoph von Schenck has just the palace, fortress, or château for you.

Engel & Völkers Partner for Sustainability-Minded Luxury Real Estate Development
Luxury Daily
Real estate brokerage Engel & Völkers is partnering with developers Inter Related and Namba One Star to promote a new golf community in South Florida built with an emphasis on sustainability and environmental consciousness.

Why Some NYC Resi Brokers Are Thriving During the Summer Slowdown
The Real Deal
In real estate's quiet months, international buyers come out to play and agents take chances. 

Less Is More: Downsizing to a More Simple Life Intown
Atlanta

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Bloomberg recently sat down with our in-house castle expert Christoph von Schenck, Engel & Völkers’ Head of Castles & Manor Houses, to make use of the knowledge he’s amassed in his life’s work. In his interview, he shares details on why castle owners part with their palatial homes, the fortunate buyers who get to scoop up their gems, what today’s castle market looks like across Europe and what it would take for you to own a century-old chateau. Christoph also shares where his ideal castle would be (even though he’s already the proud owner of one) because castle experts can dream a little, too.

With modernity’s end to widespread European monarchies came the availability of palaces and fortresses across the continent.

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E&V News

The Best Vancouver Neighbourhoods to Buy Property in Today
REW
Two top-producing agents give their expert advice on how to find up-and-coming neighbourhoods to buy in. 

Americas

Existing-Home Sales Slide 1.3 Percent in July
National Association of Realtors®
Listings in July typically went under contract in under 30 days for the fourth consecutive month because of high buyer demand, but existing-home sales ultimately pulled back as large declines in the Northeast and Midwest outweighed sales increases in the South and West. 

Slower Home Sales Don't Stop Canadian Mortgages From Booming
Huffington Post
The average Canadian mortgage is now almost $200,000, up 5 per cent in a year.

International

4 Ways Russian Luxury Real Estate Investing

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The Top 10 Most Expensive Marinas in Europe

By the Engel & Völkers Team

Life is pretty good if you can own a 55 meter-long yacht and sail around the world, but traveling can be hard on your health. What’s better? Chilling on your multi-million dollar boat any time you want, sipping on some Dom Perignon and laughing at home on the dock with your local friends. To help you decide the best place to park your yacht, Engel & Völkers Yachting recently ranked the top 10 most expensive marinas in Europe, which looked at the daily mooring fees for locations across the world.

Spain’s Ibiza Magna topped the list as the most expensive marina in the ranking, where survey data collected daily fee averages for a 55-meter yacht during the respective locations’

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E&V News

A Tuscan-Inspired Villa in South Carolina
The Wall Street Journal
This waterfront home in Hilton Head has a dock, lap pool and guest cottage.

Art and Style Combine in Luxurious Aspen Retreat
Toronto Star
Finished in 1995 after three years' work, the mansion sits on a forested hilltop in the Rockies.

Break on Through … to the Broker Side
RISMedia
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?

The Top Ten Private Jet Routes in Europe
Billionaire.com
Routes between Geneva, Paris, Nice, Moscow, Rome and Milan are the busiest on the continent, according to the survey compiled by Engel & Völkers Aviation.


Americas

Every Region of U.S. Sees Fewer

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By Maria Patterson, Executive Editor, RISMedia

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, this is the logical evolution in a successful real estate career, according to Tom Kunz and Adam Lerman, executive vice president and senior vice president, respectively, of Coaching & Accountability for Engel & Völkers, who possess a shared mission to support and drive brokerage profitability. The following license partners were successful advisors (Engel &

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