Engel & Völkers CEO steps down as brokerage names successor
After 9 years as CEO, Sven Odia will step into the newly created role of president, with a focus on supporting the luxury brand's expansion into new markets
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 14
Texas surged during COVID. Now, its luxury markets are being tested
Droves of people have flocked to Texas for new jobs, tax and affordability purposes, and political reasons, and demand from this new class of wealthy buyers is stretching luxury inventory thin
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 28
From ship to shore: How yachts fuel Florida's luxury real estate pipeline
Every year, the world's wealthiest people descend on Florida's aquamarine waters. But for dedicated yachters, significant real estate investments typically follow, luxury agents told Inman
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 14
Top agent Tracy McLaughlin 'boomerangs' to The Agency
Following 8 months at Engel & Völkers, McLaughlin has returned to The Agency. She told Inman she initially left the brand because of logistical issues surrounding her launch in Aspen
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 14
'All strapped in': Luxury clients face whiplash as banking fallout unfolds
The sudden change in the global banking landscape has left luxury real estate clients hanging out 'in the parking lot,' Kofi Nartey said, as they wait to see where the remaining chips will fall
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 17
The best of Engel & Völkers' EVX: 'Ninja drops' and 'witness' collection
Topics across Engel & Völkers' 2-day conference included international markets, increasing leads and listings, social media strategies, brand credibility and much more
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 15
Leading Seattle team departs Sotheby's for Engel & Völkers
The 3-person Nielsen Group brings a collective 25 years of industry experience and an average annual sales volume of over $50M to Engel & Völkers
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 22
'Our values shot up astronomically': Behind Coeur d'Alene's viral ascent
A highly livable city with space to spread out suddenly becomes attractive to wealthy, out-of-state buyers who can now work remotely. What will happen to the market in 2023
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 10
Engel & Völkers says hello to Carolina foothills with 3 new shops
Two of the shops will be located in Morganton and one in Nebo, North Carolina. License partners Steve and Polly Leadbetter will lead all three
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 30
NextHome lands No. 1 franchise ranking for third straight year
The flexible-spending model real estate franchise beat out a number of other real estate franchises assessed by Franchise Business Review this year, including Keller Williams
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 18
Engel & Völkers enters Central America with Costa Rican shops
The opening of 2 new shops in Playa Hermosa/Papagayo and Tamarindo marks the global luxury brokerage's first foray into Central America
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 13
Luxury in '22: Market slowdowns, reality TV, the metaverse and more
Luxury buyers finally decided to take a pause in 2022 as economic volatility shook the market. But despite a market slowdown, luxury companies and agents kept making interesting moves
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 23
6 Engel & Völkers shops become Engel & Völkers First Coast
The name change to unify the 6 shops across northeast Florida comes on the heels of franchisee Corey Hasting opening 2 new locations in Ponte Vedra Beach and San Marco
All in family as Tracy McLaughlin and daughter join Engel & Völkers
Before joining The Agency, McLaughlin co-owned Pacific Union International, which she bought with her then-husband before selling to Compass. Her daughter will join her at Engel & Völkers
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 21
Deals will hinge on negotiations this fall. Here's how buyers' agents win
'There was no negotiation over the last couple of years,' Max Stokes of Compass says. But that's beginning to change — gradually. With a few tips, buyers can prevail at the negotiating table
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 28