The Engel & Völkers News Brief: June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021

E&V News

Margot Robbie Lists Chic Hancock Park Home For $3.48 Million
Haute Residence
Oscar-nominated Australian actress Margot Robbie and her husband, filmmaker Tom Ackerley, have listed their stylish home in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California with Sam Real and Justin Fierro of Engel & Völkers Beverly Hills for $3.48 million.

Places This Week: Skyway Marina, Uptown Kenwood, Clearwater’s highest priced home, geodesic dome
Catalyst
This week’s Catalyst roundup of local real estate transactions features a rare geodesic dome home in Crystal Beach listed by Kristin Hallamek of Engel & Völkers Belleair.

Sold (Bought): Multiple bids for fast-selling Coquitlam condo
Vancouver Sun
Vancouver Sun roundups properties that recently sold in Metro Vancouver, including a two-bedroom Vancouver townhouse listed by Gregg Baker of Engel & Völkers Vancouver and sold for $1,717,35.

Americas

Houses in the U.S. cost 13.2% more in March 2021 than at the same time last year. Here’s why houses are so expensive in the U.S. right now
CNBC
With Covid encouraging city dwellers to move to the suburbs and families looking for home offices and bigger yards, prices for the American dream home have skyrocketed, up 13.2% from the year prior, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index.

Canada’s booming housing market showed small signs of cooling down in April
Financial Post
The general consensus appears to be that the market will continue to be strong for the remainder of this year, but will slow down in 2022. A number of factors will be in play to make this happen, not the least of which will be rising interest rates.

Global

Covid sparks French rush for country homes
France 24
French estate agents brokered record numbers of country homes sales in 2020 as city dwellers chafing under Covid-19 restrictions fled cramped apartments in Paris and other cities for the countryside, statistics showed Thursday.

Luxury Living

The World’s Largest NFT Museum Is Coming to New York
Architectural Digest
Financier Todd Morley has announced plans to build the world’s largest NFT museum inside of the new 111 West 57th Street Skyscraper. Developed by JDS group and designed by SHoP architects to be the tallest and skinniest residential building in New York, the new aerie will appropriately house the leading tech trend of the moment.

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