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The Engel & Völkers News Brief | June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1st, 2018 at 12:00pm Engel & Völkers

E&V News

Ben Affleck Lists Private Georgia Compound for $8.9 Million
The Wall Street Journal
The ‘Justice League’ actor is selling a vacation getaway on Hampton Island Preserve, a private island that requires permission to enter; a Greek Revival-style plantation house.

Tech at Your fingertips
Ottawa at Home
John King, a broker with Engel & Völkers Ottawa, and his partner Larry Mohr decided to move rather than renovate their older home, which needed extensive modifications to meet their demands.

A Fashionable Couple Remakes Madrid Mill Into Mansion
The Wall Street Journal
A winemaker husband and his actress wife created a five-bedroom compound with an elegant but understated design just outside Spain’s capital. It is now on the market for $5.3 million.

A Historic Home With a Woodworking Studio: Home of the Week
Toronto Star
A blacksmith shop, a woodworking studio and a family history connected to the Upper Canada Rebellion of 1837 are all features of this family home.

Americas

Home-Buying Frenzy Sets a Record as California Loses Its Grip on Hottest Markets
Realtor.com
As the home-buying season enters its most frenetic period, the pace of sales set new records in May, according to an analysis of realtor.com® data for the month.

Canada’s Taxman Becoming More Aggressive With Real Estate Tax Evasion in Hot Vancouver and Toronto Markets
The Star Vancouver
In Vancouver and Toronto’s hot real estate markets, property owners “try to trick the Canada Revenue Agency” all the time, but over the past two years Canada’s taxation authority has become more aggressive at rooting out tax evasion, says a tax and estate planner.

International

After Residential Makeover, London’s White City Soars
Mansion Global
The West London neighborhood is attracting high-end housing and luring creative types who may have formerly flocked to spots in the east of the city.

Luxury Living 

Luxury Real Estate Comes to Urban Chinatowns
The Wall Street Journal
High-end developments are appearing, attracting new residents as well as concerns about the displacement of the existing working-class. 

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