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March 2018

Found 9 blog entries for March 2018.

IMPRESS AT YOUR EASTER BREAKFAST: EASTER CUPCAKES AND DELICIOUS DECOR

Whatever you celebrate at Easter, you can't escape the prominent themes of budding life and the cheerful promise of summer. With everyone in such a good mood, it's the perfect time to reconnect with old friends, impress loved ones and add new color to everyone’s lives. What better way to do so than by starting their day with a hearty Easter breakfast or brunch?

Impress with your Easter decor

Introduce new life

Easter table decorations don’t come more fresh, personal or customized that a homegrown grass or floral centerpiece. Place a waterproof layer inside a white or pastel pottery dish, then add soil and grass seed and wildflower seed mix. Alternatively, buy some wheat grass or pansies from

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GET OUTSIDE THE CITY: 4 ALTERNATIVE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES

From San Francisco to London, primary real estate markets are proving difficult to navigate for first-time buyers. Even with a sizable deposit and respectable income, the most desirable city neighborhoods may be out of reach. Here are a few real estate investment strategies to consider which will help you get more for your money.

1. Plots of land

Vacant land is often overlooked by investors, but it's well worth looking into as an alternative real estate investment opportunity. It may not immediately produce rental yields, but because land is a finite resource it remains secure. Unlike buy-to-let properties, no maintenance is needed – which means you can save your

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WHERE AMERICANS ARE MOVING

California or bust, as the saying goes, but the times they are a-changin’. For decades, US wealth, culture and tourism has collected around a small number of dominant cities: New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Recent figures from the US Census Bureau, however, highlight a change in the country's mood. Americans are moving, and the real-estate market is playing a central role in the new United States. A quick look at the data reveals the trends behind this seismic shift in the nation’s urban landscape.

Why are people relocating?

Property prices and rates of employment are two significant reasons behind US citizens decamping to other cities, according to statistics.

Charts show that popular

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Engel & Völkers Americas today announced that Michael Wyckoff has been inducted into the 2017 Elite Club as a Ruby level real estate advisor. This distinction recognizes Engel & Völkers Americas advisors who achieved a minimum of $100,000 in closed gross commission income or a minimum of 24 closed sides for the calendar year 2017.

 

Wyckoff was recognized for his achievement during an awards ceremony held at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture at Engel & Völkers’ annual Exchange event, the global company’s largest North American event.

 

 “I am honored to be part of Engel & Völkers’ prestigious 2017 Elite Club as a Ruby level advisor,” said Michael Wyckoff. “Remaining absolutely focused on the needs of my market’s home buyers and sellers has

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Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach advisor Evan Pedone sold Hale Moana, a Hawaiian-inspired vacation rental village on Madeira Beach for $1,500,000.

 

“There is no better feeling than to exceed the expectations of my clients,” explained Evan Pedone, Real Estate Advisor at Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach. “Hale Moana was expertly renovated and creatively designed with exceptional materials,” he said. “I especially enjoyed the tranquil vibe of this property. It is sure to be a popular and successful vacation rental.”

Hale Moana Madeira Beach Vacation Rental

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Hale Moana Madeira Beach Vacation Rental Interior

Hale Moana Madeira Beach Vacation Rental Kitchen

Hale Moana Madeira Beach Vacation Rental Bedroom

Hale Moana Madeira Beach Vacation Rental Bedroom

 

The six-unit boutique hotel features beach access and daily rental ability. The village features a central pool, grill and tiki hut. Each unit is decorated in a beach theme and feature a spacious kitchen.

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THE SAINT PATRICK'S DAY STORY

The jolly green holiday of Saint Patrick's Day, associated with shamrocks, Guinness and often fancy dress, has much older roots than you might imagine. The story dates back to 387 AD, to a Romano-British missionary who was captured by Irish pagans and taken to the Emerald Isle to be a shepherd. After finding God, he became a priest, converting thousands to Christianity. Venture out in any major European city on 17th March and you'll almost certainly find festivities celebrating this legendary saint underway.

 

 

Where did it all start?

Saint Patrick is Ireland’s foremost patron saint. He's credited with ridding Ireland of snakes (although it's likely this is an allegory as the country isn't known for

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Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach today announced that Faye Nicolette will join its shop as a Real Estate Advisor, dedicated to serving the specialized property needs within the area.

“Ms. Nicolette brings intense knowledge and passion for international real estate to our team,” stated Cherie Pattishall, License Partner of Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach. “Our real estate advisors are very highly trained, dedicated to their professions and truly understand our clients’ special needs in the high-end real estate market.  I am sure that the Ms. Nicolette will feel perfectly at home in our shop and will push us to even greater success."

 

With a long history of luxury property and yacht sales in Europe, Engel & Völkers entered the North America market

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AESTHETIC, PROVOCATIVE AND INSPIRING, A COLOURFUL ISSUE FILLED WITH ART. THE NEW GG MAGAZINE IS HERE!

Spring is just around the corner, bringing with it light and colour. Time for a new issue of GG Magazine! This issue deals with the fascinating world of art, with aesthetics, provocation and inspiration - art is alive and relevant for everyone! Read a fascinating interview with the famous Austrian artist Erwin Wurm or find out what art consultant Bj Topol loves about her job. In the issue ‘Living for Art’ you will learn all about the glamorous representatives of the world of street art and where the street hype originated. You will also get an exclusive look behind the scenes of our shooting with artist Erwin Wurm and our photographer Mark

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Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach today announced that Richard Sikorski will join its shop as a Real Estate Advisor, dedicated to serving the specialized, residential property needs within the area.

“Mr. Sikorski brings over 25 years of experience and a passion for international real estate to our team,” stated Cherie Pattishall, License Partner of Engel & Völkers Madeira Beach. “Our real estate advisors are very highly trained, dedicated to their professions and truly understand our clients’ special needs in the high-end real estate market.  I am sure that the Mr. Sikorski will feel perfectly at home in our shop and will push us to even greater success."

 

 With a long history of luxury property and yacht sales in Europe, Engel & Völkers entered

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