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Former EMI Music President Seeks $18.4 Million for Artful Aspen Chateau
Los Angeles Times
The Aspen, Colo., estate of James Fifield, former president and chief executive of both EMI Music and North Face, is for sale at $18.4 million.

Richard “Dicky” Mopper: Rooted in the Real Estate Community
RISMedia
Being in the real estate business for nearly 40 years, Richard “Dicky” Mopper, partner with Engel & Völkers Savannah, has made an endless number of relationships in Georgia’s historic coastal city, and looks forward to each and every day of work.

Global Luxury Real Estate Brand Enters Chattanooga
The Chattanoogan
Engel & Völkers announced the opening of a new shop in the historic city of Chattanooga, marking the first Tennessee location for the

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By RISMedia
Commentary by Tom Kunz, Executive Vice President, Coaching & Accountability, Engel & Völkers Americas

Control the listing, control the market. This concept is an industry fundamental. While this remains true, why discount the opportunity to make more money on the deal? 

Representing the listing is what costs real estate professionals the most financially, versus being solely a buyer's agent. A listing agent first creates assets to win the business. Then, when you earn the listing, your costs are put into place to dedicate the appropriate resources to promote and market the property. Imagine offsetting these marketing costs and increasing your pure profit by finding the buyer for the property, as well. After all, aside from the seller,

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Luxury real estate company strengthens Southeast presence with new brokerage in Chattanooga

Engel & Völkers announced the opening of a new shop in the historic city of Chattanooga, marking the first Tennessee location for the global real estate brand. The newly established Engel & Völkers Chattanooga comes as the result of a partnership with local real estate powerhouse Bridge City Realty, and will be led by license partners Tonjia and Jeremy Landreth, two experienced real estate professionals with a combined 16 years serving the Chattanooga market. In addition to Tonija and Jeremy, Engel & Völkers Chattanooga will be comprised of a seasoned team of 18 real estate advisors, who will service home buyers and sellers in Chattanooga and several neighboring

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Homeowners and renters remodel, redesign, and restructure their home for a variety of reasons. This report takes a deep dive into the reasons for remodeling, the success of taking on projects, and the increased happiness found in the home once a project is completed.

It also contains:

  • The typical cost of 20 remodeling and replacement projects, as estimated by members of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
  • How much appeal each project is likely to have for buyers, according to REALTORS®
  • How much REALTORS® estimate that homeowners can recover on the cost of the projects if they sell the home.

More Information

  • Read the news release about the report.
  • See and share an infographic containing statistics
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Singer Katy Perry is kissing her Hollywood Hills home goodbye. The 32-year-old listed the posh Los Angeles property in for $9,450,000, accordingto Variety.

Perry bought the 2.33-acre spot in 2013 for $8.2 million, and it's one of two homes that make up a compound she owns on the famed Mulholland Drive. The secluded estate adjoins the popular hiking trails of Runyon Canyon.

 

The pop star’s spread is certainly a hit. Built in 1954, the four-bed, six-bathroom Mediterranean-style home measures 7,400 square feet.

 

Katy Perry's Hollywood Hills homeKaty Perry's Hollywood Hills home

realtor.com

At the end of the gated driveway and motor court is the main house “inspired by Paul Williams architecture,” according to the

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Home Haunted? No Problem, New Survey Shows Share This Post Now!  

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com:

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  • Crowdfunding Your Way Into a Home

Would you ever live in a haunted home? A new survey from realtor.com® shows most folks won’t shy away from a spooky space—so long as the price is right.

In September, realtor.com surveyed more than 1,000 online respondents. The verdict? Thirty-three percent were open to living in a haunted house, 25 percent might be, and 42 percent are not open to the idea.

 

So what factors impacted these results?

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With clear, aquamarine waters rippling around you and the open horizon beckoning, there's no limit to where a yachting holiday might take you. From sailing in Monaco to exploring tropical archipelagos, yachting vacations expand your opportunities and allow you to take in all the sights of a country without sacrificing on comfort. Here are our favourite coastlines for chartering yachts and what you can expect from these dream destinations.

 

Our favourite sailing destinations for 2017

 

Croatia

With over 1000 islands of rugged landscape to explore, Croatia is fast transforming from a hidden gem into a popular relaxation spot. However, sailing in Croatia is still an exclusive experience, especially if you take a tour around the Dalmatian islands where secluded coves and deserted

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Heeeere’s this week’s most expensive new listing on realtor.com®. Legendary late-night host Johnny Carson’s former residence in Malibu, CA, just landed on the market for $81.5 million.

The home was reportedly last sold in 2007 for $46 million by Carson’s widow to the film producer and founder of Jones Apparel Group, Sidney Kimmel. This week, the billionaire placed the estate back on the market for almost double what he paid.

The “iconic” property offers “a rare combination of land, location, architecture, and beauty,” the listing states. And, of course, the esteemed celebrity connection.

Built in 1980 and designed by architect Ed Niles, the stunning home is a “secluded masterpiece” that rises above the Point Dume bluffs. Its modern

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E&V News

Steve Miller's $16 Million Idaho Compound Is for Sale (And So Big You Might Get Lost on It)
Architectural Digest
The musician's property includes three guesthouses, an archives building, an "art barn," a recording studio, and a gym. 

New Business Models: Disruption or Advancement?
RISMedia
Top brokers tell it like it is in RISMedia White Paper Sneak Peek.

Dairy Barn-Turned-Home Boasts 30-Foot-Plus Ceiling, Only 1 Interior Door
Boston Globe Real Estate
The house sits on a 3.87-acre lot with mature landscaping.

Americas

California Wildfires: Housing Markets Will Likely Feel Devastating Effects for Years
Realtor.com
About 3,500 homes and buildings have been incinerated by the blazes, which have ravaged about 170,000 acres, mostly in

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Sitting poolside may be nice during the warm months, but according to the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), fall is also a prime season for outdoor activities, and perhaps even the best time to take on landscape projects that can make your outdoor living space adaptable for year-round enjoyment. Add a warmer-than-usual forecast for this fall, and you've got the perfect scenario to extend your outdoor entertaining activities throughout the entire season. 

The NALP put together its official list of the top five landscape trends for fall 2017, based on the expertise of landscape professionals from a variety of regions at the forefront of outdoor design. Check out the hottest (or, shall we say coolest)

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