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October 2013

Found 7 blog entries for October 2013.

For many people, the holidays involve indulging in buffet tables loaded with lots of fattening, processed foods and sugary sweets.252281_390991937651265_1772590551_n

For those of us who strive the rest of the year to eat a healthy diet while leading busy lives, it can be a challenging time. Not only are we busier than ever, we know that all those foods we usually try to avoid are going to give us indigestion, sap our energy, and pile on the pounds.

“It really isn’t hard to give yourself, your family and friends the gift of delicious, nutrient-rich meals over the holidays,” says holistic chef and certified healing foods specialist Shelley Alexander, author of “Deliciously Holistic.”

“Instead of heading to the local supermarket, visit a farmers’ market, where you can buy fresh,

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-International network in 38 countries on five continents

-Attractive investment conditions for foreign buyers

Hamburg/ Bogotá. Engel & Völkers is continuing on its course of global expansion and is now brokering prestigious residential property in Colombia with immediate effect. The opening of a new Metropolitan Market Center (MMC) in the capital Bogotá marks the 38th country in which the global company, which is specialised in the brokerage of premium residential property, commercial real estate and yachts, is now operational. The continuous growth of international market knowledge and experience ensures a high standard of quality and consultancy services within the global partner network of the Engel & Völkers Group.

The MMC is located in the

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A new study showed that not everyone would be wary of living in a haunted home. Realtor.com® recently released the results of its Haunted Housing Report, which ran on realtor.com® fromHaunted House Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 and explored consumer sentiments around their perceptions of “haunted” real estate. Survey results from nearly 1,400 respondents reveal consumer thresholds for purchasing haunted houses for sale, past experiences with spooky homes, popular “warning signs” of a haunted home, expected discounts when buying “perceived” haunted houses for sale and intolerable scary occurrences.

“Survey data reveals that while the majority of consumers are open to purchasing a haunted home, many buyers conduct their own research on a home’s history to be aware of any weird

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For more than 25 years, the printed version of GG Magazine has reported on exclusive properties and a wide variety of topics related to architecture, design, art, travel, fascinating personalities and fashion. The property and lifestyle magazine of the Engel & Völkers Group is now available online, complete with its own website.

Informative reports and a lavish photo gallery focussing on architecture, design, art, travel, fascinating personalities and fashion – the wide range of topics offered by GG is now also available online.

“For a quarter of a century, GG has been reflecting our core values of exclusivity, competence and passion. That philosophy is now carried on through the GG website”, explained Christian Völkers, CEO of Engel & Völkers

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A new survey released by HomeGoods found that the décor in your home can impact your mood. According to the survey findings, 93 percent of Americans felt a room’s décor can positively or negatively affect someone’s mood, of which 77 percent had at least one room in their home that needed attention. EV-DMMBook2012-v12Pd-p30

Released in time for fall decorating and holiday entertaining, the survey found that boosting your mood doesn’t have to come at a price; great news for the 54 percent of Americans who haven’t made the décor changes they want because it’s too expensive. In fact, nearly all (99 percent) of people surveyed felt that simple décor updates – improved lighting, stylish organizational solutions, decorative accents – could make them feel happier without breaking the

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The international luxury real estate company's new online version of its popular lifestyle publication "GG" will be viewable in five languages and have integrated social media functions to make it easier to share content.

New York, NY (October 15, 2013) – For more than 25 years, the printed version of GG Magazine has reported on exclusive properties and a wide variety of topics related to architecture, design, art, travel, fascinating personalities and fashion. The property and lifestyle magazine of the Engel & Völkers Group is now available online, complete with its own website. "For a quarter of a century, GG has been reflecting our core values of exclusivity, competence and passion. That philosophy is now carried on through

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The international luxury real estate firm continues to strengthen North American operations and to enhance offerings while expanding presence in additional markets

The international luxury real estate firm, Engel & Völkers, today announced the addition of Denine Townsend as Brokerage Services Manager and Adrian Chadzynski as Technology Manager, to its North America offices in New York City. The global brand continues to build its management team to support its growing network of affiliates throughout North America. “Denine and Adrian both demonstrate the high levels of expertise, passion and commitment to quality we require in those we ask to join our brand,” said Anthony Hitt, COO Engel & Völkers North America. “In their

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