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A Mediterranean-style living room with warm-colored furniture.

Floor-to-Ceiling Mediterranean Style

Mediterranean style is no newcomer to interior design—its timeless, natural style has spoken to homeowners across the Americas for decades, even amidst a world of constant change.  The soul of this style draws inspiration from locales perched all along the Mediterranean Sea—from countries of…

March 1, 2023
A modern bedroom in earth tones.

Design Trends to Try in 2023

As we enter the new year, many of us are taking time to evaluate our lives, goals, and habits—focusing on becoming better versions of ourselves. Whether you want to be healthier, happier, more productive, or anything else this year, it’s important to consider how…

January 4, 2023
A luxury modern fireplace with a natural wood finish and active fire.

Home is Where the Hearth Is

Temperatures are dropping, the sun is setting earlier, and we’re all in search of ways to invite a little extra warmth into our homes. “Home and hearth,” as the idiom goes…and that’s exactly what a fireplace brings, a feeling of warmth and security to…

December 13, 2022
Gstaad Palace and the city scape at sunset with snow covered trees and roofs.

Seasonal Cities to Sing Over

Around the globe, every city enjoys the holiday season in its own unique way. In New York City, urbanites and tourists alike bask under twinkling, seasonally lit streets alive with annual festivities. In the Philippines, traditional star-shaped lanterns known as parols serve as decor,…

December 6, 2022
Thanksgiving kitchen with dining table and pumpkins

What Kitchen Dreams Are Made Of…

We need not remind you of the upcoming holidays. The invites have been sent, travel plans solidified, and the menu finished. As preparations gear into full swing, we would be remiss to not highlight the room where all the magic happens: our kitchens. Frequently…

November 16, 2022
A military service member standing in front of a home

A Day of Reflection | Engel & Völkers Honors Those Who Served

Today, on November 11, 2022, we honor our military veterans across the United States and Canada in observance of Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, respectively. Originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the anniversary of the end of World War I, citizens across both…

November 11, 2022

Elevating Your Halloween Decor

Fire burn and cauldron bubble, does Halloween decor bring your mind trouble?  Both frightening and whimsical, October allows us to unleash our creative side with a little Halloween spirit. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of decor options—even for those in search of a more refined…

October 4, 2022

Your Guide to Gathering: Navigating Tablescapes

As October nears and fall settles in, chances are you’ve received invites for parties, gatherings, and dinners. Whether you find yourself playing the role of host or guest, navigating a tablescape is no small feat. From the glasses (stemware) to the cutlery (flatware), it…

September 27, 2022

Elite Retreat 2022 Recap

Engel & Völkers’ Elite Retreat is an annual personal growth summit that dives into specific, thematic subjects—focusing on how our mindset and actions make us invaluable to both personal and professional stakeholders. Over the course of three days, participants have the opportunity to spend…

September 13, 2022

Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

Buying a home is one of the most important personal and financial decisions that you’ll make in your life. In today’s market, it is essential that you understand the journey you are about to embark upon. Complex and seemingly contradictory economic headlines have misled…

September 7, 2022