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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Buys Two Lake Tahoe Estates for $59 Million, Report Says 
USA Today
In the past six months, the Facebook CEO quietly purchased two adjoining estates on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe near Tahoe City, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Medical Device Inventor Sells Wellington Equestrian Estate 
The Real Deal
A Minnesota medical device scion whose family is credited with spurring on the state’s medical technology industry sold his Wellington estate for $5.5 million.

Sausalito Houseboat Called the 'Fortune Cookie' Asking $450,000 
With a swooping roof, a houseboat in Sausalito listed for $450,000 is known as the "fortune cookie" due to its shape. 


Weekly Mortgage Applications Rise 2.7% in a Strong

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How to Build a Niche to Survive in Real Estate 
Inman News
Consumers have so much information at their fingertips these days that you need to prove your worth through intimate knowledge of specific markets, whether it's geographic or otherwise. 

West Coast Condos & Homes 
Today's downsizing baby-boomers want space, amenities and luxury finishes in a turnkey home. 


Real Estate: 3 Challenges Facing First-time Homebuyers This Spring
USA Today
U.S. homes reached a pricey milestone in March when the median home listing price jumped 7% to $300,000 for the first time ever, said in April.

Approval Timelines Affecting Ontario Housing Supply
Real Estate Wealth 
The flow of new homes into Ontario’s bustling housing

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Global luxury brand’s California real estate shops are now directly franchised with Americas headquarters

Engel & Völkers Americas today announced it has acquired the brand’s California master franchise rights, inclusive of 26 real estate shops and more than 500 advisors, from previous owner Mathias Bode.

“Mathias has created a strong foundation for Engel & Völkers in key California markets throughout the years,” said Anthony Hitt, president & CEO, Engel & Völkers Americas. “We believe there is significant opportunity for us to further expand our reach in California due in large part to the momentum he and our existing license partners and advisors have ignited.”

California was one of the first U.S. states to introduce Engel & Völkers upon the

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Crain's 2019 Notable Women Executives Over 50 
Crain's Chicago Business
Notable executive women over 50. 

A Look inside: This 16,000-sq-ft Calgary Mansion Is for Sale for Only $12M
Daily Hive
Located in what is now affectionately referred to as the culinary capital of Calgary, this West Springs sprawling contemporary Calgary mansion is the epitome of luxury.


Median Home Listing Price Hits High of $300,000
The U.S. Median home listing price recently hit a historic high of $300,000 according to’s March housing data.

Canadian Real Estate Demand Slips Further in March
Better Dwelling
Canadian real estate demand is still slipping, by at least one industry indicator.


Abu Dhabi’s Real Estate

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Luxury Agent Spotlight: Tere Foster 
The Luxury Referral Network—presented by Engel & Völkers—helps you connect with the right person, at the right time, and in the right place. This is the third in a series of select Luxury Referral Network agent spotlights.


New Home Mortgage Applications in U.S. Jump 7 Percent in March 
World Property Journal
Based on the Mortgage Bankers Association's newly released Builder Application Survey for March 2019, U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 7 percent compared to a year ago.

Canadian Home Sales Remain at Lowest Levels in Six Years
Financial Post
Canadian home sales and prices rebounded in March from a dismal showing a month earlier, but remained below historical

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Great Spaces: March Is for Mansions
This month, RISMedia is supersizing its Great Spaces section with a look at some spectacular mansions.

Ritzy Rentals: America's 10 Priciest Neighborhoods for Apartment Dwellers
If it seems that rents just keep on going up and up and up, well, that's because they do.

House Hunting in … Austria
The New York Times
In Vienna, home prices are rising thanks to a robust economy and a reputation as one of the world’s most livable cities.

5 Beach Houses for $5 Million
Mansion Global
Dream homes on the shore around the world at that price point.


These 40 Cities May See Housing Prices Decline, Survey Says
If you’re looking for a new home in an urban area, you might be

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

What does luxury mean to you? Engel & Völkers New York City’s recent Luxury Lifestyle at Any Price Point event, hosted by real estate advisor Dolly Hertz, explored just this. Style and luxury are personal for each individual, and celebrity fashion icon and special guest Stacy London reinforced this message at the event. Known to encourage mixing brands and wardrobe pieces to fit each person’s unique style, London spoke to the importance of creating a style that’s true to who you are and how you choose to present yourself to the world.

Bringing together 80 guests from the real estate, fashion and design worlds, the evening included additional presentations from UBS and Maison Berger Paris on creative financing options,

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

So many of our special moments are spent at home. From celebrating big milestones, to entertaining friends and family or stealing away time for yourself after a long day, home is life’s bedrock—and what’s outside its four walls can be just as important as what’s inside. From breathtaking mountains in Aspen, Colorado, to the pristine beaches of Los Cabos, Mexico, Engel & Völkers represents properties in some of the most stunning locations worldwide where natural landscapes are the true centerpieces. While luxe features can certainly add a “wow” factor to a spectacular estate, here are a few of our current favorite homes where the outdoors is at the core of their beauty.

The Majestic “Cabin” in the Woods
Snowmass Village,

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Custom Penthouse Atop a 53-Story Tower in Downtown Vancouver
Mansion Global 
The apartment has a private rooftop patio and furnishings by Holly Hunt.

Power Brokers: As Competition Heats Up, Dollars Go to Growth
Faced with overlapping pressures this year, Power Brokers are approaching business with a combination of fortitude, grit and wariness.

Benetti SD Motor Yacht La Chilonga 2 for Sale
BOAT International 
The 28.3 metre motor yacht La Chilonga 2 has been listed for sale by Sebastiano Pitasi at Engel & Völkers Yachting.

Engel & Völkers Atlanta Leading Sales, Marketing of Rebranded The Residences at Waldorf Astoria, Atlanta
The Neighbor 
The Residences at Waldorf Astoria, Atlanta April 2 announced the Engel & Völkers Atlanta

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Post It, Build It and Find Influencers 
Florida Realtor Magazine
Simple ways to show your listings to global buyers. 

Construction Begins, Sales Launched for New Midtown Condo Community 
Atlanta Intown
Selig Development and Engel & Völkers Atlanta have launched sales for 40 West 12th, the new luxury condominium at its mixed-use development 1105 West Peachtree.

Bespoke Homes a Must-Have for Hong Kong’s Rich 
Finance & Commerce 
The world’s ultra-rich are used to bespoke touches in life, from custom-made suits to tailored financial advice. But what happens when you apply that approach to property, and take it to the extreme?


Five Trends Real Estate Investors Must Watch This Year 
For investors seeking to diversify

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