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The Engel & Völkers News Brief: Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 12:00pm Engel & Völkers

E&V News

Yacht Featured in James Bond Film 'Skyfall' for Sale at $9.3 Million 
Forbes 
Even sharing screen time with actor Daniel Craig and Bond girl Bérénice Marlohe, 'Regina' was hard to miss.  

Realtors Predict Strong 2017 for Intown Real Estate Market 
Atlanta INtown 
The key phrase for the Intown real estate market in 2017 seems to be “more of the same.” That’s not a bad thing, since last year’s market saw growth in many areas of the city.

Meet the Agent: Toronto Storeys Talks to Anita Springate-Renaud 
Toronto Storeys 
Anita Springate-Renaud is a third-generation real estate agent. Both her mother and grandmother made a living in the business, but nepotism has nothing to do with her success.

The Right Time to Sell Is Anytime 
The New York Times 
Because of digital marketing and the masses of online information available to consumers, “all the rules about timing are gone.”

The Biggest Price Cuts on Luxury Pads Last Week 
The Real Deal 
Last week, the number of price chops did anything but drop. In fact, they made a comeback.


North America

A New Red Flag for the Housing Market? 
CBS 
With real estate still recovering in many parts of the country, here’s a trend housing experts say bears watching: the rising rate of deal failures. 

Canada Housing Starts Surge, Permits Edge Down 
The Globe and Mail 
Canadian housing starts rose more sharply than expected in December and November building permits were also firmer than anticipated, suggesting Canada’s long housing boom may not be over.

4 Reasons Luxury Real Estate Will Flourish in 2017 
Inman 
This year will bring its share of exciting developments, innovative design, progressive trends and brand new technology to the high-end real estate market.


International

Dubai's Real Estate Markets Poised to Rebound in 2017 
Mansion Global 
Dubai’s residential market is poised to rebound in 2017 from its cyclical downturn since mid-2014, as oil prices stabilize and real estate projects gain steam in the lead up to the Expo 2020.


Luxury

Chanel Will Host Tokyo's Hottest Exhibit This Winter 
Architectural Digest
Opening on March 14 at the Chanel Nexus Hall in Tokyo, it will comprise a range of striking still lifes, flowers, nudes, and portraits.

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