The Engel & Völkers News Brief: May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

E&V News

A Florida Home Inspired by a Russian Museum
The Wall Street Journal
A home inspired by The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia has hit the market in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The palace-like home features marble floors, 24-carat gold chandeliers, and a Swarovski Crystal chandelier.

Steven Seagal’s $3.4 Million Fortified Mansion in Arizona Is Fitted With Bulletproof Glass, Because of Course 
Robb Report
Engel & Völkers Scottsdale recently listed Steven Seagal’s 12-acre custom-built home. The home features bulletproof glass walls, stunning desert views, and a home theater. 

Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia Attributes Success to a Community-Focused Approach
Real Estate Magazine
Authentic connections and effective systems have been at the center of Engel & Völkers Nova Scotia shops. As they expand through the province, the same collaborative, relationship-based approach will stay. 

Americas

How Real Estate Blew Up in the Hamptons and Greenwich
The New York Times
Two wealthy New York City satellites, the Hamptons and Greenwich, Conn., are quickly outpacing their neighbors in sales volume. Experts analyze what drives the parallel booms and what is to come for these two markets.

Here’s What A Down Payment For A House Will Cost You In Canada’s Big Cities
Narcity
This article highlights a new report from the National Bank of Canada. It breaks down the median home prices in some of Canada’s big cities as well as how much a down payment costs in each.

Global

A home office in an Italian haven
Financial Times
The shift to work from home has opened Italy’s high-end property market to business leaders who previously spent most of their time in London or New York. Read about the factors that encouraged the move and how international executives are re-imagining their lifestyles.

Luxury Living

Color is Having a Moment
Elle Decor
Spring is here and so are the bright and hopeful hues that go along with it. Elle Decor has compiled three cultural endeavors that explore the power of color in our daily lives.

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