The Popular Print and Digital Platform Will Distribute Media from The FutureCast Forum; Property Listings
Representatives of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) and Tiger Oak Media, publisher of Seattle Magazine announced today a new real estate portal to host content in print and online with SeattleMag.com. The exclusive platform will distribute news media from The FutureCast Forum – a collaborative of third-party opinion leaders that explore current and projected market fundamentals influencing the Seattle/Bellevue metro area by 2020 and beyond. It’s founding members and guest columnists will provide timely insights on the state of the economy, commercial and residential development, evolving demographics, wealth management considerations, government policy, lifestyle trends and international influences that are shaping the regional landscape. RSIR will also feature relevant property listings on the new media channel.
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.
JayMarc Celebrates 100th Home Delivery within Mercer Island and West Bellevue while Pundits Warn of Rising Land and Construction Costs; Predict New Home Slow Down and Escalating Values
Representatives of JayMarc Homes have delivered the 2017 “425 Idea House” located at 9803 SE Shoreland Drive in Bellevue, enviably located within walking distance of Old Main Street attractions. The 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom manse is comprised of 5,690 sq. ft. with three stories, an in-home garage and inspiring views of Whalers Cove and downtown Bellevue. It’s the centerpiece of 425 Magazine’s 11th annual showcase of design, architecture and lifestyle, which was previewed on September 14th for ticketed guests and attracted more than 160 attendees. Listed for $4,488,888 by broker Daniel Sessoms of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty(RSIR), a public open house weekend is scheduled for Saturday, September 16th and Sunday, September 17th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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.
The August 25th print edition of Bainbridge Island Review revealed the winners of the annual “Best of Bainbridge” contest, and we are thrilled to share that Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) was voted the Best Real Estate Company on the Island! We also want to congratulate our brokers Sonja Jones and Arthur Mortell, who were both finalists in the Best Realtor category. We are proud to serve the Bainbridge Island community with our Island Living Gallery, which anchors the Old Hardware Store in Winslow Way as a gathering place that honors the Island’s heritage and bright future. Representing all property types and price points, our resident experts live and work in the communities they serve.
At Future of Downtown Event, FutureCast Forum Panel is Announced
On August 24, Realogics, Inc, in partnership with Bisnow, announced the FutureCast Forum and their headlining panel participation at the annual “State of the Market” event in September. The panel and its participants were revealed during the morning networking event held at the Four Seasons to a crowd of approximately 200 real estate professionals.
A recent Inman article says “a brokerage can now target past visitors to its site and present them with relevant Facebook ads” in exciting new real estate platform.
Inman recently announced the launch of a brand new Facebook advertising initiative: “Dynamic Ads for Real Estate.” This platform will allow brokerages with an average of 100 listings or more to “advertise relevant listings to Facebook and Instagram users who have previously searched for properties on the brokerage’s website.” As Inman reports, Facebook recently hit a milestone 2 billion monthly users, and is looking to deliver content that speaks to the wants and needs of its consumers.
200+ Condominiums Planned for Japantown in Seattle’s Historic International District; Community Open House
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) and KMD Architects jointly announce a neighborhood open house and design preview event will be held for KODA Condominiums from 12pm to 5pm on Saturday, July 22nd and Sunday, July 23rd at Hirabayashi Place, a community center located at 442 S. Main Street in downtown Seattle. Located at the corner of South Main Street and 5th Avenue, the proposed mid-rise by Da-Li Development is currently designed as 18 stories and 200+ condominiums with a targeted ground breaking in early 2018 and occupancy by 2020, pending entitlements by The City of Seattle. The City of Seattle planning department observes an International District Special Review process as part of the Master Use Permit application process, which approves the building’s overall architecture, exterior finishing and landscaping plan. Da-Li and KMD have been working proactively with local community groups and local stakeholders on the design development of the future project. This weekend’s open house will provide visitors with an update on that design progress and prospective homebuyers and brokers can also register for priority sales information.
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Broker Becky Lee Ranks 4th on List of Individuals by Average Sales Price
Becky Lee of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) today announced she was recognized on the 2017 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal “The Thousand,” a summary of the top 1,100 independent real estate agents and teams in the United States.
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) is thrilled to share that Andrea Savage, Vice President of Marketing; Jennifer Johnsen Cameron, Vice President of Brand Development; and Brian Hopper, RSIR Broker; have all been invited to speak at Inman Connect 2017. In addition to bringing three featured speakers to the event, RSIR also received a nomination for Inman’s Innovator Awards!