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By Ann Rennée Miciak, Lead Academy Trainer, Engel & Völkers North America

 

Many real estate professionals have graduated from the “school of hard knocks” or some form of on the job training, with a trail of successes and failures and a string of transient mentors along the way months or even years after they have obtained their real estate license.

When we take a look at other professionals such as commercial airline pilots, surgeons, attorneys or even professional athletes, we expect that while they have obtained some practical experience on the job, they have also received a lot of formal education, practice and training before they successfully face real life scenarios.   For example, an Olympic athlete will tell you that the average

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E&V News

Engel & Völkers Equips Agents With VR Technology For Listing Innovation
Luxury Daily
Real estate firm Engel & Völkers North America will be the latest to tap virtual reality for homebuyers to view listings.

Engel & Völkers North America Announces 2016 Award Winners
RISMedia
Engel & Völkers North America has announced its 2016 award winners, with Engel & Völkers Minneapolis given the company’s highest honor.

Peebles Lists Historic Bath Club in Miami Beach, Could Fetch More Than $25M
The Real Deal
Developer says he's selling because he's not in the event venue biz.

 

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How Big Data Improves The Real Estate Industry
Inman
Investing is less risky, growth is easier to predict and appraisals are less tricky.

Canada

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By Julie Pellestor  

How is it that the hot always seem to get hotter? As the largest island in the Balearic archipelago off the coast of Spain and a popular travel destination year-round, Mallorca has long been a hot spot, especially for visitors from northern Europe. Even more, according to Engel & Völkers’ most recent report on the island, international buyers are increasingly investing in premium properties across Mallorca as they’re consistently attracted to the land’s mild climate, accessible flight connections and cosmopolitan atmosphere.  

Some of the top addresses for real estate investment in Mallorca are found in the southwest region of the island, and strong demand is mainly centered at the prime locations of Puerto Andratx, Santa

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Engel & Völkers North America, today announced the recipients of the company’s 2016 North America awards. Engel & Völkers Minneapolis was awarded the company’s highest honor, The Engel & Völkers Cup, which is given each year to the shop that successfully demonstrates market leadership through the successful use of the brand’s systems, tools, and marketing programs. 

“Engel & Völkers has established a solid reputation of premium international real estate service because we continue to attract top performers who share our commitment to quality and professionalism,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America.

Private Office Advisor Inductees

This designation is granted through a nomination process and selected based on an advisor’s

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Engel & Völkers Partners With Association Of Gay And Lesbian Real Estate Professionals
REM Online 
Engel & Völkers North America has partnered with the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP).

Engel & Völkers North America Makes Virtual A Reality For Its Entire Network
RIS Media
Engel & Völkers North America has launched an initiative to integrate virtual reality technology. 

Engel & Völkers Announces Immoviewer Partnership, Putting VR In Every Brokerage Office
Inman
The partnership will provide each franchise office with an immoviewer camera, VR hardware and Google Cardboard viewers. 

A Villa In Sicily With Views Of Mount Etna
The New York Times 
La Dimora is a traditional Italian country house

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Enhanced mobile app and customer satisfaction platform delivered through partnerships with Smarter Agent and RealSatisfied

Engel & Völkers North America announced its strategic partnerships with Smarter Agent and RealSatisfied to enhance its advisors’ mobile strategies and allow them to leverage customer satisfaction ratings to ensure and promote positive client experiences.

“It’s no secret that consumers expect optimal mobile experiences and rely heavily on referrals when selecting their real estate professionals,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “It’s our responsibility to meet and exceed those expectations by providing our advisors with best-in-class solutions to help raise the bar in their business.”

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International Real Estate Brand Invests in Virtual Reality Technology and Support via immoviewer, Inc. for Each of its North American Shops

Engel & Völkers North America announced today the launch of a network-wide initiative to integrate virtual reality technology, capabilities and support into each of its real estate shops, a first in North America to make this technology standard. During its national conference, Exchange, Engel & Völkers North America unveiled that it will provide each of its brokerages with an immoviewer virtual reality camera, Google cardboard glasses as well as informational webinars, marketing tools and support.

“We realize that virtual reality is not simply a trend, and we are committed to integrating new technologies into

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Why Now Is The Time For Americans To Buy Ski Property In Europe
Forbes
Americans dreaming of owning a chalet in the Swiss Alps or a mountain retreat in Austria are in luck.

Provide Premium Service That Goes Beyond Experience: All It Takes Is Practice
RISMedia
Many real estate professionals have graduated from the “school of hard knocks".

What They're Reading Now
The Real Deal
Real estate pros share picks for historical fiction, books about Revolutionary War bonds and developer autobiographies.

Engel & Völkers Grows Gulf Presence
Commercial Property Executive
The international real estate company has announced the opening of four new locations in Louisiana.

E&V Hits Record Sales Revenue In Mallorca
Opp Today
The market for residential

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Behind The Sale: Wayne Gretzky's $6 Million Los Angeles Estate
Inman
Wayne Gretzky recently sold his Los Angeles estate in Sherwood Country Club for $6 million.

Private Island in Lower Keys Listed for $6.9 Million 
The Real Deal
Melody Key has a three-story home that gets power from the sun and desalinated water from the sea.

A Sprawling Log Home in Quebec's Prestigious St. Andrews Neighborhood
Mansion Global
This cozy mountain retreat is built of British Columbia cedar.

Engel & Völkers Partners With NAGLREP
RISMedia
Engel & Völkers North America has partnered with the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP).

Bond Voyage: 184-Foot Yacht Featured in 'Skyfall' Is for Sale for $9.5 Million
Forbes
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By Charles Kim

There is a vast selection of online resources ready to show you a number of new homes for sale right now. But before you begin clicking on photos of indoor pools and home cinemas, the best first step is to find out how much mortgage you can afford, according to Leah Tozer, from Engel & Völkers Long Beach, New York. 

Leah recently joined two other top real estate executives at a round table sponsored by Chase to discuss home buying tips for the serious buyer.

"At the end of the day, it's more important for me to know [my clients] are not eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches every day and that they actually have a life," Tozer says. "Getting someone a place to live is more than just the property itself. It's the

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