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February 2013

Found 6 blog entries for February 2013.

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Leading global residential real estate company to distribute for-sale listings through Zillow Real Estate Network

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced that Engel & Völkers®, one of the world's leading premium residential real estate companies, will partner with Zillow® on U.S. marketing and distribute for-sale listings to Zillow. Now, Engel & Völkers' listings will be seen by Zillow's 46 million monthly mobile and Web visitors, and automatically will appear on the Zillow Real Estate Network, which includes Zillow.com®, Zillow Mobile, Yahoo!® Homes, Google™ Now and, soon, HGTV®'s FrontDoor™. With the strategic marketing program, Engel & Völkers' agents also will receive

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The head of U.S. operations for Engel & Völkers, Anthony Hitt, spoke to the leading industry news source, “RealTrends”, about the brand’s innovative approach to real estate.Anthony Hitt

“We had a great brand that had proven itself throughout the world. It needed to be adapted better to the U.S. market place and that is what we have developed,” Hitt tells RealTrends.

While Engel & Völkers is widely recognized elsewhere in the world as a premiere luxury brand, with locations in 36 countries around the globe, in the U.S., they are raising awareness by entering new markets and introducing a unique approach to service, marketing and technology. Much of it has to do with a consistent, high-quality, cross marketing strategy which has worked well in other industries,

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Portfolio ascertained some interesting statistics following our year end analysis of the real estate market here in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley.  Nearly all of the markets experienced significant increases in the number of sales compared to 2011, with the exception of Snowmass Village, which remained flat year over year.  For the most part the average prices fell slightly but have likely bottomed out.  Our results are detailed by area below.

Aspen

Total sales for Aspen real estate increased by 16.75% from 191 sales in 2011 to 223 sales in 2012.  There was a 1.15% increase in the total dollar volume to $743,753,840.  There were 89 sales with an average price of $6,089,307 and an average price per square foot of $1,131.37.  Compared to 2011, the

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Portfolio ascertained some interesting statistics following our year end analysis of the real estate market here in the Roaring Fork Valley.  Nearly all of the markets experienced significant increases in the number of sales compared to 2011, with the exception of Snowmass Village, which remained flat year over year.  For the most part the average prices fell slightly but have likely bottomed out.  Our results are detailed by area below.

Aspen

Single-family home sales in Aspen increased by 16.75% from 191 sales in 2011 to 223 sales in 2012.  There was a 1.15% increase in the total dollar volume to $743,753,840.  There were 89 sales with an average price of $6,089,307 and an average price per square foot of $1,131.37.  Compared to 2011, the average

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Listed as one of the Wall Street Journal’s top U.S. real estate agents and the number one agent in the market, Carol Sollak joins the global luxury brand in bringing a new approach to real estate service and international access to properties in the Palm Beach County village of Wellington

Today, Engel & Völkers announced the opening of its new brokerage in Wellington, Florida at the same time bringing on board Carol Sollak, formerly of Illustrated Properties, who is the market’s number one real estate agent, and has been listed by the Wall Street Journal as one of the top 100 real estate agents in the U.S. Engel & Völkers debuts in Wellington with more than 75 listings including a $26.9 million private horse stable in Grand

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By Zoe Eisenberg

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A new exhibit, Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers, opened Tuesday at The Museum of the City of New York, and will run through September 2013.

Organized in conjunction with Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC), Making Room explores how the rise of New York’s single adult population, in addition to other shifting social, economic, and cultural demographics, is dramatically changing the landscape of urban living.

The exhibit focuses on the innovative ways that architecture and design can affect the city’s housing stock, and create smaller living spaces that will be more accommodating to the needs of city dwellers.

The exhibit is based on CHPC’s initiative to compare New York City’s population needs to

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