Engel and Volkers recently announced that they are establishing a specially designated company division for luxury historic properties.
The market for some of the very best
high quality historic real estate has developed over recent years and the company is investing in a slice of the past.A luxury
historic property is an asset for it has the potential to appreciate in value and there has been growing activity on the market. Engel and Volkers are an internationally operating company who are dedicated to brokering high end residential properties and commercial luxury
real estate. They plan to take this further with a website aimed at offering a range of additional marketing activities.Luxury
historic properties offer a wider scope of clientele as potential buyers are hardly ever based in the immediate vicinity of the asset. An international network allows them access to buyers around the globe that are potentially interested in investing in luxury
historic property. More so when it comes to some of the very best
exceptional residences as the company can then broker them through a network of agencies that span across many different markets. There is a high demand for historic residences in Western Europe along with the USA and Russia. Luxury
properties include palaces, stately homes, country estates, castles and manor houses. Properties that are most sought after are located in
Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Switzerland. Motives for purchasing a luxury
historic property vary a great deal just as the buyers do. In many cases these are private individuals with an entrepreneurial background who wish to make a dream of acquiring an historic property come true. Often when looking to make a purchase emotions comes into play and there is a deep appreciation of tradition and past. Many clients wish to live out a role and purchase luxury
historic property in the form of a castle or palace to live as lord of the manor. Many property purchases become the families ancestral home for generations and of course properties such as these are long term capital investments. Historical homes are very popular with celebrities and well known personalities who wish to retire. There are also investors and project developers who are looking for a luxury
historic property with different motivations. Typically these are purchased with commercial means in mind. They often look to turn the property into one of the very best
restaurants, hotel, conference center or an event venue. The modern luxury
properties of today do not have the same appeal as historic properties of luxury
, many of them being listed properties. However as with any type of property one of the most outstanding points of sale still remains the location.