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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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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.

 

North America

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

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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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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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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
You only

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This $6.9 Million Villa Comes With Its Own Private Island
Bloomberg Pursuits
On Florida's Melody Key, a three-bedroom villa is powered by solar panels and gets its water from the sea.

Vail Tops List of Highest Priced Locations for Ski Properties in North America
Forbes
The highest average sales price for ski properties in North America in 2016 was recorded in the posh ski resort town of Vail, Colorado.

Engel & Völkers Expands Into Montana
RISMedia
Engel & Völkers North America has expanded into Montana, recently opening shop in Bozeman, the company announced. 

North America

Why Falling Home Prices Could Be a Good Thing
The New York Times
The virtues of homeownership are so ingrained in the American psyche that we often forget that

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Dow 20K to Benefit Housing Market…at Least, Psychologically 
RISMedia 
There are many key metrics brokers look to in order to gauge how the housing market is trending.

The Week in Real Estate Industry Deals: January 30-February 3 
Inman 
Mergers, integrations, acquisitions, partnerships and more.

Can Brussels Lure London Companies Keen to Relocate Before Brexit? 
Financial Times 
The EU’s de facto capital is already attracting start-ups thanks to its low property prices and high quality of life.

Engel & Völkers: Switzerland's Most Expensive Residential Addresses 
RISMedia 
Geneva comes in first place in the ranking of the most expensive residential addresses in Switzerland’s cities.


North America

The Definitive Housing Market and

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6 Questions You Need to Answer to Recruit Effectively 

By Adam Lerman, Vice President Talent Management, Engel & Völkers North America

 

There’s no shortage of responsibilities when running a successful real estate brokerage.  However, as the lifeblood of any organization, recruiting should be a priority. And that means developing a solid recruiting plan, having an expert knowledge of your company metrics and knowing the market, especially the competitors, just as well.

Make sure you can answer these six questions to help successfully recruit the right agents:

1. What is your average sales price?  If your company’s price point is higher than average, show your prospect the benefit in increasing their average sales price above and beyond

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Having much more to offer than just cheese and chocolate, international visitors have long been interested in Switzerland for its diverse landscapes, storied history and attractive lifestyle. Here are five Swiss cities with some of the most sought after addresses in the world.

Geneva

Based on 2016 real estate transactions recorded by Engel & Völkers, Geneva topped the list for having the most expensive residential addresses in Switzerland. Home to numerous global organizations, including the United Nations and the Red Cross, this French-speaking city is a center for international economy, diplomacy and finance, which is why around 40% of home buyers in Geneva are from abroad.

Marie-Chantal von Büren, director of Engel & Völkers Lake Geneva,

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Wayne Gretzky Sells His $6M Home by a Premier Golf Course in Southern California 
National Post 
Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky and his family sold their Westlake Village home, by the prestigious Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California, for $6 million.

A British-Style Equestrian Estate in Canada With Vineyards on Both Sides 
Mansion Global 
An English-style country house just 40 minutes from Vancouver, the house is somewhat eclipsed by its magnificent landscaping.

See Inside This Historic Opelousas Mansion 
The Advertiser 
This majestic, antebellum home is an original from days gone by.

6 Questions You Need to Answer to Recruit Effectively 
RISMedia 
There is no shortage of responsibilities when running a successful real estate

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