U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rose 20.7% in June

Sales rose to seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.72 million, with the biggest monthly increase in records going back to 1968. A sluggish U.S. housing market is staging a recovery amid the pandemic, shaking off high unemployment and a rising number of infections as buyers with pent-up demand seize on record-low mortgage rates. Sales of […]

This Too Shall Pass – an Interview with Dr. Lawrence Yun #201

National Association of Realtors – On March 19th NAR Chief Economist Dr. Lawrence Yun was interviewed about the effect of COVID-19 on the real estate industry. The 36-minute interview covers: How fluctuations in the economy will impact the real estate market; if the Spring selling season will be pushed back into Summer; why the economy and […]

Engel & Volkers Goes Hollywood to Sell High-End House

www.jhnewsandguide.com/ Mark Huffman October 9th, 2019 The four-minute film about high-end home features actors, action sequences and a soundtrack. It ‘lets the buyer dream,’ agent says. Lights. Camera. Real estate action. Maybe the director didn’t mangle the old moviemaking phrase when he began filming the house at 165 Huckleberry Drive but he could have, given […]

Best Sales and Marketing Campaign for a Luxury Property 2019

www.Inman.com/ INMAN Staff Writer September 12th, 2019 To market 165 Huckleberry in Jackson Hole, Engel & Volkers’ Andrew Ellett and Devon Viehman pioneered what they call the “mini-movie” concept. The firm utilized a professional producer/director of short films and commercials, along with paid actors and a storyboard, to showcase this $17.7 million estate at the foot of the Tetons. […]


BermanAndPollinger.com/ C. Pollinger / Berman and Pollinger October 29, 2019 Each month we take a look at the US luxury real estate market.  Admittedly the numbers skew in luxury from pocket to pocket, but keeping an eye on the trends in a year over year, five and ten year gives us some very interesting insights. […]

Real Estate Tightens, Owners Stay Put

JHNewsandGuide.com John Spina / Jackson Hole Daily Jan 28, 2018 You know those people who say housing has always been a problem in Jackson? Well, it’s never been this bad. According to the Jackson Hole Report’s year-end review, which compiles and analyzes data from every free-market real estate transaction in Jackson Hole each year, the […]

This Playground for the Rich Is the Most Economically Unequal City in America

Fortune.com Chris Matthews Jun 17, 2016 When the average person thinks of a place where the super rich are getting even richer, it’s likely that places like New York City or Silicon Valley come to mind. But according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute, the most economic unequal metro area in America […]

Wilson, Wyo.: A Low-Key Ski Town for America’s Wealthy

Wilson, Wyoming was featured last December in the Wall Street Journal after being ranked No.1 in the U.S. in the average adjusted gross income ($296,778), according to IRS data. In the tiny town of Wilson, Wyo., residents eat trout and eggs at Nora’s Fish Creek Inn. On Sunday nights, they head to the Stagecoach Inn […]

The Top 10 Ski Resorts In North America For 2017

The exercise of picking a ski resort, of where to spend a ski trip, offers travelers a unique problem to solve. All manners of things enter a skier’s decision: snow, terrain, lodging, airports, prices and, of course, the novelty of experience. So picking a ski resort for spring break 0r the New Year’s holiday is […]

Is the Luxury Housing Market in a Slump?

According to Redfin.com, an online blog about the luxury real estate market, the global economic volatility rocked the U.S. luxury housing market in the first quarter of 2016, with the average sale price of luxury homes slipping 1.1% compared to last year. To read more, go to: https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/05/is-the-luxury-housing-market-in-a-slump.html