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Engel & Völkers presents guides, tips, and tricks for property owners and real estate pros. 

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Home is oftentimes our greatest escape, better than even the most expensive getaway. As this year comes to a close, it becomes all the more important to be able to retreat to our place of comfort at the end of the day, especially when it’s easiest to feel burnt out by holiday stress and life’s chaos.

This season, if you’re looking to transform your living space into your ultimate place of zen, we’ve got you covered. When it comes to creating a space filled with relaxing, harmonious and peaceful vibes, these very calming yet chic home design tips will transport you to your ideal tranquil destination—no passport required.

Neutral Doesn't Mean Boring 

Having a neutral color base for your zen sanctuary may be a

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Thanksgiving gives us all the more reason to spend time with family and friends, eat more food than usual and bring leftovers to work, but above all, it allows us to regroup and rejoice with loved ones about what we're truly thankful for. But getting to this point might not be easy, especially if you're gearing up to entertain, feeling the pressure to coordinate an elaborate and festive setting in your home for the holidays.

As you prepare to go through the hustle and bustle this season, here are some creative ways to help make your home Thanksgiving-ready.

Holiday Hanging 

First impressions are most important, which means flaunting a chic wreath on your front door is critical. Teasing holiday passersby for what's

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Luxury Fort Myers Condominiums to Hit the Market

Susan Christiano of Engel & Völkers Fort Myers Downtown obtains exclusive listing of Oasis Tower II, an apartment community formerly only available for rent

 

Engel & Völkers today announced its exclusive representation of Oasis Tower II, a luxury high-rise condominium tower on Fort Myer's Caloosahatchee River. 234 units will be released to the market in increments of eight, listed exclusively with Susan Christiano, Licence partner and Broker of Engel & Völkers Fort Myers Downtown. The first round of units will be available for purchase beginning November 19, 2018.

“This building especially appeals to global buyers,” said Christiano. “Designed with clean lines, water

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Engel & Völkers Boca Raton's Real Estate Lounge

 

Engel & Völkers Boca Raton's Real Estate Lounge has returned at the Town Center at Boca Raton shopping mall, this time opting for a year-long lease rather it's previous seasonal presence. In an ideal location, the Real Estate Lounge is located near an outstanding mix of upscale stores like Cartier, Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. The mall serves more upwards of 360,000 people on an average daily basis, seeing important luxury clientele from Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties, in addition to out-of-state and international visitors. 

The Real Estate Lounge provides passerbys to digitally interact with Engel & Völkers Boca Raton's exclusive real estate listings. The listings are

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Halloween may be one of the most fun and lively holidays of the year, giving you and your friends full reign to explore your creative (and spooky) side. Often, however, traditional decor lives up to being shabby instead of sophisticated. With the help of ELLE Decor, here's some festive, but oh-so-chic, inspiration if you're looking to move beyond Halloween stretch cobweb and plastic skeletons for your decor. 

Dark & Decadent Desserts 

Rich dark chocolate desserts are always a foolproof crowd pleaser. Top them with enchanting fall florals to prove you're the neighborhood expert on all things glamorous—and delicious. 

Statement Pumpkins 

The statement pumpkin is today's reinvented jack-o'-lantern, but all the

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Colombian Grammy-nominated Singer Buys Miami Land to Build Mega Mansion, Recording Studio

Silvestre Dangond purchased Pinecrest lot to build 10,000 sq ft mega mansion, including a recording studio

Engel & Völkers, a global leader in real estate, today announced its representation of a land purchase and listing on behalf of Colombian Grammy-nominated singer, Silvestre Dangond. Represented by Real Estate Advisor, Marianna Dubinsky of Engel & Völkers Miami Coral Gables, Dangond purchased a lot in Pinecrest, Florida for $1,215,000 with the intention of building a 10,000 sq ft mega mansion and recording studio. Dangond has also listed his current Pinecrest residence with Dubinsky for $4,600,000.

“We chose Miami because we

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Legendary NFL Quarterback Vinny Testaverde Selling Lakefront Tampa Estate

Vinny Testaverde‘s Six-acre Estate Listed For Sale with Engel & Völkers for $4,999,000

Engel & Völkers today announced its representation of legendary NFL quarterback Vinny Testaverde’s lake-front estate near Tampa, Florida. Evan Pedone with Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach is the listing agent.

The ultra-luxurious estate overlooks Lake Keystone on six acres of private, manicured grounds. The home spans over 12,700 square feet with six bedrooms, seven full bathrooms, four half bathrooms and is listed for $4,999,000.

“The views are remarkable,” said Pedone. “The sense of tranquility and privacy is exceptional.”

A seasoned real estate advisor in the luxury market, Pedone’s

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy, especially if you’re spending it at one of these ultra luxe properties. As featured in the latest and always anticipated Private Residences issue, the summer 2018 lineup of Engel & Völkers’ most extraordinary estates from across the Americas is blazing hot. Here are just a few of our favorites from this season’s Private Residences edition. Grab some ice because these on-the-market homes might be too hot to handle.

Glam House on the Prairie | Kamloops, British Columbia 
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Nestled in British Columbia’s scenic Nicola Valley and sitting on a whopping 324 acres, this secluded ranch has never made prairie life look more glamorous. Taking rustic chic to new heights,

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Historic John T. Peacock Villa in Coconut Grove Renovated by Owner, Now on the Market for $15.9 Million

Partner and Private Office Advisor with Engel & Völkers Miami, Lourdes Alatriste, Represents the Historic Listing

 

Engel & Völkers Miami is pleased to announce its representation of John T. Peacock’s historic Coconut Grove villa at 2131 South Bayshore Drive. Engel & Völkers Private Office Advisor, Lourdes Alatriste, is the listing agent. Purchased in 2014 by its current owner, the majestic villa has been completely renovated, and now boasts a spectacular contemporary art collection and state-of-the-art technology.

“Owning a private, gated home as prestigious as this historic 1.06-acre estate, in the heart of Coconut Grove, comes

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Home is where the heart is, especially as we celebrate the amazing dads and men this Father’s Day who make “home” possible. Inspired by these incredible men, we’ve put together some of our favorite, out-of-this world family properties we think would be perfect to hang with Dad all year-round—all currently on the market with Engel & Völkers.

A Masterpiece for the Maestro | Camarillo, California

If Dad is able to ace the expert level on Guitar Hero, he may deserve an upgrade this Father’s Day. Villa Boehm is nestled in the Camarillo Foothills of California and was built with fully custom details, including a one-of-a-kind recording studio. Flanked by a wall of gleaming guitars and inevitably fitted with other

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