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Found 43 entries about Home and Design.

By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Thanksgiving gives us all the more reason to spend time with family and friends, eat more food than usual and bring leftovers to work, but above all, it allows us to regroup and rejoice with loved ones about what we're truly thankful for. But getting to this point might not be easy, especially if you're gearing up to entertain, feeling the pressure to coordinate an elaborate and festive setting in your home for the holidays.

As you prepare to go through the hustle and bustle this season, here are some creative ways to help make your home Thanksgiving-ready.

Holiday Hanging 

First impressions are most important, which means flaunting a chic wreath on your front door is critical. Teasing holiday passersby for what's

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Halloween may be one of the most fun and lively holidays of the year, giving you and your friends full reign to explore your creative (and spooky) side. Often, however, traditional decor lives up to being shabby instead of sophisticated. With the help of ELLE Decor, here's some festive, but oh-so-chic, inspiration if you're looking to move beyond Halloween stretch cobweb and plastic skeletons for your decor. 

Dark & Decadent Desserts 

Rich dark chocolate desserts are always a foolproof crowd pleaser. Top them with enchanting fall florals to prove you're the neighborhood expert on all things glamorous—and delicious. 

Statement Pumpkins 

The statement pumpkin is today's reinvented jack-o'-lantern, but all the

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy, especially if you’re spending it at one of these ultra luxe properties. As featured in the latest and always anticipated Private Residences issue, the summer 2018 lineup of Engel & Völkers’ most extraordinary estates from across the Americas is blazing hot. Here are just a few of our favorites from this season’s Private Residences edition. Grab some ice because these on-the-market homes might be too hot to handle.

Glam House on the Prairie | Kamloops, British Columbia 
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Nestled in British Columbia’s scenic Nicola Valley and sitting on a whopping 324 acres, this secluded ranch has never made prairie life look more glamorous. Taking rustic chic to new heights,

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By the Engel & Völkers Team 

Home is where the heart is, especially as we celebrate the amazing dads and men this Father’s Day who make “home” possible. Inspired by these incredible men, we’ve put together some of our favorite, out-of-this world family properties we think would be perfect to hang with Dad all year-round—all currently on the market with Engel & Völkers.

A Masterpiece for the Maestro | Camarillo, California

If Dad is able to ace the expert level on Guitar Hero, he may deserve an upgrade this Father’s Day. Villa Boehm is nestled in the Camarillo Foothills of California and was built with fully custom details, including a one-of-a-kind recording studio. Flanked by a wall of gleaming guitars and inevitably fitted with other

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

It is very probable that there is no better home for an outdoor enthusiast than this awe-inspiring estate, currently on the market with Engel & Völkers Park City. Imagine being able to fish in your backyard or watch your kids go tubing right from your patio. Ever dream of hiking, riding ATVs or snowmobiling just steps from your home? Start believing with this remarkable property.

Riverbend Ranch, a whopping 1,918-acre property located a mere 25-minutes away from ever-popular Park City, can make all of this possible for an extremely fortunate homebuyer. A true nature haven, Riverbend Ranch is particularly special as its main 8-bedroom, 9-bathroom house was built along Weber River with no setback. And, as

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

If you’re still thawing out from winter and can’t get into the swing of spring, we’ve got just the remedy. Here are some of the most refreshing and #SpringInspo worthy homes currently on the market across the Americas that are sure to lift any remaining winter woes—all exclusively listed by Engel & Völkers. 

1. Minnetonka, Minnesota 

This two-story home in Minnetonka, Minnesota is a new-build dream, and with its four bedroom, four bathroom one-two punch, it’s set to be the most idyllic family home. While incorporating the most contemporary features, finishes, designs and lighting, its layout is perhaps the property’s most thoughtful element in suiting the modern family’s lifestyle. With an informal dining area,

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

In our most recent market report, Engel & Völkers identified the changing definition of luxury as a common theme to follow in 2018, which includes re-evaluating what amenities and design details are important to a new segment of homebuyers compared to generations past.

Anita Springate-Renaud, license partner at Engel & Völkers Toronto Central, is finding that many home searchers are currently looking for "technology-based luxuries." She explained, “Toronto’s booming start-up economy has brought a lot of talent to the city. I see many busy homebuyers who want the technologies they work with reflected at home. These professionals don’t have a lot of time on their hands and appreciate the convenience of automation." 

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

Whether you’re celebrating this Valentine’s Day with your special someone or enjoying the day with your closest family and friends, we’ve got the perfect homes to make any and all hearts swoon. From the romantic corners of Québec to the sun-kissed beaches of Los Cabos, this roundup of on-the-market Engel & Völkers properties is sure to satisfy all types of home searchers.

Outdoor Entertainer
Los Cabos, Mexico 

Looking to heat things up during the cold winter months? This Los Cabos estate is situated on the edge of the Sea of Cortez, and its spectacular outdoor living space is made even more impressive by having the beach literally in its backyard. Boasting an outdoor bar, kitchen and fire pit, this seaside escape also has

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The latest edition of Private Residences is here, featuring some of Engel & Völkers' most extraordinary properties from across the Americas, and the homes included once again do not disappoint. This season, whether you're a cold-weather enthusiast or like to be a snowbird by the beach, these properties are sure to satisfy all your winter homebuying dispositions. Here's a roundup of some of our favorites that are truly making our eyes tear. 

The Critically Acclaimed Chalet - Sundance, Utah
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Exquisite cinema isn't the only thing that comes out of Sundance, Utah. World renowned architect, builder and visionary Bron Roylance designed this one-of-a-kind ski chalet, which was inspired by French monasteries and incorporates priceless art, antiques

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

While New York City is a place for forward-thinking innovation, the city never loses sight of its history and roots. With a pre-war open space layout, the newly renovated 417 Park Avenue embodies the New York lifestyle, seamlessly bringing together the best of old and new. 

One step off of the elevator and you are immediately welcomed by the light-filled open space of the great room, which offers a dining room that flawlessly transitions to the formal living room. Across from the living room, crystal door panels separate the den from the dining room. This arrangement is perfect for all occasions, from entertaining family and guests to hosting small, intimate dinners. 

From the open great room, the apartment’s

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