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The Engel & Völkers real estate company has opened an office in Livingston. 

Engel & Völkers, an international firm based in Hamburg, Germany, has offices in several Montana locations, including Bozeman. The Livingston office, owned by Bret and Polly Anna Snyder, of Bozeman, opened in November in the Albemarle building at 105 W. Park St., Unit 5.

The office is staffed by Supervising Broker Jane Tecca and two sales associate advisors — Chip Lenihan and Elisa Petz. Tecca, a 30-year resident of Livingston who has 13 years of real estate experience, said Engel and Völkers offers a full range of real estate services for sellers and buyers, from residential to commercial, farm and ranch; and even handles things like

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Engel & Völkers opens new shop in Whistler

Engel & Völkers Engel & Völkers opens new shop in Whistler

Whistler, BC and New York, NY (September 4, 2018) – Engel & Völkers has announced its expansion into Whistler with a new real estate shop opening, growing the company’s global network and luxury service in Canada. The newly established Engel & Völkers Whistler is led by esteemed license partners Maggi Thornhill and Max Thornhill, who have run their own independent brand, Thornhill Real Estate Group, since 2007. Maggi Thornhill holds the decade long title as Whistler’s #1 agent having made over $1.7 Billion in sales volume since becoming REALTOR® certified in 1989, serving as the top agent for 10+ years.

The new shop will provide leading

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Where Are They Now? This Year’s Most Popular Listings

Our readers seemed to be looking for private islands in 2018

By Mansion Global  |  Originally Published On December 25, 2018  |  Mansion Global       Where Are They Now? This Year’s Most Popular ListingsComposite: Bryce Muench/GravityShots; Halstead; McGrath Realty; Compass; William Pitt Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty

Every weekday, we feature a Listing of the Day. While these include villas, penthouses, brownstones and more, there are some gems that stand apart, garnering the most attention from our readers. This year seemed to be the year of the private island.

Below are the top five most popular listings of 2018, in…
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With the selection of modified Action Alternative A, a conservation license option with a term length of 25-years will also be offered for bid. This alternative was analyzed as Action Alternative C in the DEIS with modifications to the term length made from 10-years (DEIS) to 25-years (FEIS) based on public comment and growth and yield conditions of the current forest stands. 

Under Modified Alternative A, total new road construction would be reduced from 9 miles to 6.7 miles and new administratively open roads in Action Alternative A would be reduced from 5.3 miles to 2.8 miles, terminating in the northwest corner of Harvest Unit C6. All other road prisms would remain, but would be reclaimed by

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Your Current SouthWest Montana Market Stats

Engel & Völkers SouthWest Montana

October - 2018

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Fall in Bozeman and Livingston

We have already had our first snowfall. As we move into winter, the activities and entertainment will soon come alive in the snow. The ski areas will open and the hiking trails will turn to cross-country trails, farmers markets will move indoors and the outside events will be limited to the Christmas Stroll and winter activities. The views have been spectacular this fall despite the early
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Want a good deal on a home? Buy in December

Dec. 26 is the day to get the best discount on homes, according to a new study from Attom Data Solutions   BYPATRICK KEARNSStaff Writer  

The day after Christmas is the best day to buy a home if you’re looking for a discount, according to a new study from Attom Data Solutions. Overall December is the best month to buy a home if you’re looking for a deal, the study found.

“People closing on a home purchase Dec. 26 were submitting offers around Thanksgiving and starting their home search around Halloween — likely not a common path to home purchase for most buyers and exactly why it’s the best time to buy,” Daren Blomquist, Attom’s senior vice president

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Germany-based firm has 800 "shop and lounge" concepts worldwide

Lease an airplane, buy a condominium?

At a time when many residential brokerages are shuttering storefronts, Engel & Völkers is planning to open a retail shop in prime Midtown that will incorporate real estate sales with its yacht and aircraft leasing operation. The firm inked a lease last week for 1,300 square feet at 430 Park Avenue, according to Stuart Siegel, president and CEO of Engel & Völkers New York Real Estate.

Germany-based Engel & Völkers has 800 such “shop and lounge” concepts around the world in key markets such as Paris and Dubai. “This is the first in New York City,” said Siegel, who described the new Park Avenue shop as a North American marketing outpost for

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 Some economy observers are pointing to 2018 as the final period in a long string of sentences touting several happy years of buyer demand and sales excitement for the housing industry. Although residential real estate should continue along a mostly positive line for the rest of the year, rising prices and interest rates coupled with salary stagnation and a generational trend toward home purchase delay or even disinterest could create an environment of declining sales.

Closed Sales decreased 4.0 percent for Single Family homes but increased 12.1 percent for Condo/Townhouse homes. Pending Sales increased 4.1 percent for Single Family homes and 4.6 percent for Condo/Townhouse homes. Inventory decreased 7.9 percent for Single Family homes and 20.3 percent

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One of Ben Affleck’s mansions is on the market per the article by Kevin Slane at

 The Cambridge native’s four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom Greek Revival plantation in Riceboro, Georgia (about 35 miles south of Savannah), has an asking price of $8.9 million, according to the listing from Engel & Vöelkers. The 6,000-square-foot home is set on 87 acres and is known as “The Big House.”

“All the details are historically accurate with plaster moldings, heart of pine floors and massive arched fireplaces helping make this a true southern plantation home,” the property’s listing reads. “The proportions, materials and details are extraordinary, from the 15′ ceilings, wide planked, reclaimed, hardwood floors to the Kitchen Cabinets designed to

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