The firm’s resales surpass $1 Billion in 2017, a pace of growth that is credited to RSIR’s exclusive marketing platforms, international buyers, and broker micro-branding
Representatives of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) confirmed today the firm has posted more than $1 billion in closed and pending home resales year to date, not including $225 million in new construction condominium presales that are also pending. The firm pegged a 40.6-percent growth rate for sales volumes year-over-year so far in 2017, according to Trendgraphix, leading the top ten largest real estate brands. The relatively boutique-sized company, comprised of just 225 brokers, also leads its immediate peer group in the average selling prices ($985,000), average buyer contracts ($839,500), average listing prices ($2,177,900) and total listing production per broker ($2,910,710) when comparing on a trailing 12-month basis per NWMLS data as of August 31, 2017.
Next week, thousands of affiliates from the Sotheby’s International Realty® network will ascend upon Las Vegas for the brand’s annual Global Networking Event (GNE) from September 25th to 27th at the Wynn Las Vegas. Brokers, owners, managers and sales associates will come together at the event for extensive networking and learning opportunities with keynote speeches, breakout panels and cocktail receptions. RSIR is thrilled to share that three members of the firm were invited to speak at the GNE. Dean Jones, Owner and Principal of RSIR will lend his expertise to an Asia Global Alliance panel and a New Development panel, and RSIR brokers Sam Cunningham and Phil Greely will cover Metro Markets and Millennial Trends in Emerging Opportunities, respectively.
On Thursday, September 14th, a collective of the Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) Executive Team and brokers joined AREAA of Greater Seattle for the 2017 Emerging Gateways Luxury Summit. The event featured celebrity keynote speaker Josh Altman, a $3 billion realtor and star of Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, along with a panel of experts who discussed local and global luxury market trends. Following the panel and guest speakers, guests mingled at a cocktail reception and mixer to share insights while taking in the gorgeous views at the Hyatt Regency Lake Washington.
Also known as the “Friendly Isle,” Molokai is known for having a slow pace, rural style, and rich Hawaiian culture. As recently covered in The Wall Street Journal, Molokai was formed by three separate volcanoes, as evidenced by the island’s environmental diversity compressed within its small land area. Lands that eventually became part of Molokai Ranch were assigned as part of the Great Mahele, Hawaii’s land division of 1848.
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In a recent editorial feature, Kirsten O’Brien from Seattle PI highlights a sunny gem at Sunland Estates listed by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) broker Katy Gamlem. As the article outlines, “the home’s close proximity to spots such as Crescent Bar and Vantage makes it ideal for outdoor enthusiasts, but it also offers plenty of amenities for those who prefer to take in the outdoors from afar.”
Following a recent visit to Seattle, May Lee, a reporter with CGTN and a US-based affiliate of China’s CCTV, reported on the city’s tremendous growth rate, highlighting that big businesses are fueling the upward trend. Lee met with local market leaders to explore the latest activity in Seattle in a tour that included conversations with city leaders and a presentation by Terry Bendrick, Vice President of Burrard Group, at the NEXUS Sales Center.
On Friday September 8th, the Madison Park community came together to kick off the Annual Art Walk, which displays works by local artists in businesses around the park. Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) was pleased to welcome Joe David and Barry Marcus, who showcased their stunning artworks and mingled with guests throughout the evening. The artists were joined by the Park House broker care team, Rachel McMillan and Alaun McCray, and RSIR brokers Cindy Paur, Boni Buscemi, Peter Phillips, Leslie Dickinson and Hoady Spencer.
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JayMarc Homes introduces The Idea House; 425 Magazine’s featured home for 2017! This luxurious master-piece, with stunning views of Meydenbauer Bay/Bellevue skyline, combines custom designs with SMART home technology. No detailed spared; Gourmet Kitchen with custom concrete Island, matching the fireplace surround, powder and Mastertub.
Written by Brian Hopper
The table was set for over 200 guests on a gorgeous summer evening on the shores of Lake Washington as Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) brokers Brian Hopper, Val Burmester and Kemper Dougan attended the second annual Food Lifeline Farm to Table Dinner. One of the biggest events of the summer, the fundraising event hosted by The ICON Foundation was unforgettable as guests celebrated the community and local farm fresh produce with a five-course menu created by Kirkland’s James Beard Award-winning Chef Jason Wilson [Lake House] and an all-star chef lineup including Roy Breiman, Chris Weber [Herbfarm], Frank Rog [Woodmark], Jamie Casady and Jordan Cooper [DERU and Little Brother].