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July 2014

Found 7 blog entries for July 2014.

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Engel & Völkers Denver South to provide premium level service and global reach to clients in the local market and from around the world

Engel & Völkers North America today announced the opening of its newest premium brokerage in Denver, Colorado. The new shop is led by owner Brown Windle and Steve deGuzman, the principal broker and License Partner, and will provide the firm’s global standard of premium service as Engel & Völkers Denver South.

“Denver has always been a key market in our North American expansion plan,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “The city is currently experiencing strong activity and I am pleased to have Brown and Steve, who have the local expertise and network, leading our

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The month of June proved to show extremely promising real estate news as existing-home sales reached new highs. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) June's existing-home sales reached an annual pace of 5.04 million — the highest pace since October 2013. Additionally, there has been a steady increase in inventory to indicate promise of a stronger and more balanced markEV-DMMBook2012-v12Pd-p20et.

Lawrence Yun, NAR's Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of Research, said that "inventories are at their highest level in over a year and price gains have slowed to much more welcoming levels in many parts of the country. This bodes well for rising home sales in the upcoming months as consumers are provided with more choices."

From May to June, total

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Carol Sollak of Engel & Völkers Wellington, Florida and Sandra Miller of Engel & Völkers Santa Monica, California were named two of America’s best by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends in their annual Top Thousand list which ranks the top real estate sales professionals in the U.S. 

“We are proud of Carol and Sandra for receiving this recognition and for consistently ranking among the very best in the United States,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “By providing a high level of professionalism on a daily basis and maximizing the premium positioning of our brand and our international network, they also represent the best of Engel & Völkers as Private Office Advisors and are ranked in the top 10 within our global network

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By Margaret Kelly

As families try to get their moves completed before the coming school year, some of them will choose the benefits of buying a new home. That’s Florida-HomeSalesgood news because it underscores the slow but steady gains being made in this crucial part of our industry.

From the dramatic lows of 2010 and 2011, when builders struggled to stay afloat and new-home sales dipped to just over 300,000 annually—a low, by a wide margin, not seen in 50 years—new construction has battled back at a deliberate but constant pace. Despite a slow start to 2014, the pace of new-home sales is close enough to last year’s hopeful total (429,000) to suggest we’ve put the historic lows behind us.

Here’s an interesting perspective on where things stand. A report released

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Carol Sollak and Sandra Miller among the top one percent of the more than 960,000 real estate professionals considered

Carol Sollak of Engel & Völkers Wellington, Florida and Sandra Miller of Engel & Völkers Santa Monica, California were named two of America’s best by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends in their annual Top Thousand list which ranks the top real estate sales professionals in the U.S. “We are proud of Carol and Sandra for receiving this recognition and for consistently ranking among the very best in the United States,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “By providing a high level of professionalism on a daily basis and maximizing the premium positioning of our brand and our

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Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills to bring international exposure and world-class real estate service to one of California’s most luxurious real estate markets

Engel & Völkers North America today announced the opening of its newest shop in Beverly Hills, expanding its presence in Southern California and in North America. The new brokerage will be led by Raphael Barragán, Partner and CEO, and Robert Cipolloni, Regional Director. The addition of Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills solidifies the European-based firm’s position as one of the leading premium real estate brands in Southern California, adding to its existing network of brokerages in the region that include shops in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Westlake Village

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International Luxury Real Estate Firm Expands Southern California Presence

Engel & Völkers, the European-based premium real estate brand, is pleased to announce the opening of its Beverly Hills shop, solidifying its place as the premier luxury real estate firm in the Los Angeles area. “We are excited to be expanding the Engel & Völkers brand in Southern California and to represent this illustrious city as Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills,” said Partner and CEO, Raphael Barragán. “Our experienced agents are true local experts, and with the support of the Engel & Völkers international network, we aim to redefine how real estate is represented in Beverly Hills.” In addition to the new Beverly Hills shop, Barragán is the Partner and

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