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Announcement, Sotheby's International Realty

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in the Florida Keys

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that its independently owned and operated affiliate, Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty in Islamorada, Florida, has acquired Tradewinds International Real Estate.  The acquired firm will now operate as Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty.

The acquisition expands Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty into new markets, including Marathon and Key West, while continuing to serve the luxury residential real estate market in Islamorada.  With this addition, the firm has now grown to over 30 independent sales associates.

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Extraordinary Living, Featured Property

Embracing the Rural Lifestyle with an Idyllic Spirit of Place in the Pacific Northwest

Hearkening back to the birth of our country, rural properties evoke an idyllic spirit of place, whether for their recreational lifestyle offerings or potential for farm and ranch production. Tied to the history of the Pacific Northwest, many homeowners are reveling in the opportunity to take part in our region’s storied history while experiencing an up-close and personal connection to nature through outdoor adventures. From ample Farm and Ranch listings to recreation spanning from cross-country skiing to hiking and fishing, step into a collection of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty listings that elevate the rural lifestyle to new heights.

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Luxury Real Estate, Sotheby's International Realty

Architectural Spotlight | Enchanting Chalets

Nestled into the sides of mountains, these often-snowy homes are also ideal for the ski-enthusiast, or simply someone wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of metropolitan life. Originating in Europe’s Alpine region, these wooden residences predominantly feature heavy, gently-sloping rooves and wide, angular eaves showcased in the front of the structure. Time and cultural developments around skiing and hiking have transformed these one-time seasonal farm buildings into sought after landing pads during prime recreational periods in some of the world’s most sought after destinations.

Let’s discover five enchanting chalets from Italy to Utah.

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Announcement, Brand News

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Appoints Real Estate Veteran Stacia Smith to Director of Sales / Seattle Branch Manager

Local Leaders in Global Real Estate Position for Further Growth; Expand Operations with Downtown Seattle Annex

Representatives of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) announced today the appointment of Stacia Smith to Director of Sales / Seattle Branch Manager overseeing approximately 85 licensed brokers in Seattle with plans to double in size by 2020.

“We are elated to welcome Stacia to help lead the next generation of real estate professionals in our Seattle-area offices,” said Dean Jones, President and CEO of RSIR. “Our brokers will greatly benefit from her nearly 30-years of experience in all facets of real estate while programming a caring and collaborative corporate culture within our fast-growing firm.”

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Luxury Real Estate, Sotheby's International Realty

As Featured on the Sotheby’s International Realty Blog – Video of the Week: Yarrow Point Contemporary Home in Bellevue, Washington

The home at 4648 Yarrow Point is a gallery of life experiences, carefully created to reflect the owner’s worldwide travels in a profound experience that tempts the senses. A signature collection of hand selected wall finishes and art pieces that capture the feel of each individual room are featured throughout. Lose yourself in the tranquility of 6,100 square-feet of waterfront living, situated perfectly on a 27,800-square-foot expanse.

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Featured Property, Luxury Real Estate, News Article

As Featured in Robb Report: The Iconic Medina Waterfront Estate, Listed by Becky Gray

In a recent feature for Robb Report, Julianna Distefano says “nature will be your neighbor at this exquisite 2.5-acre estate, which is the most expensive home in King County.” The property she’s referring to is The Iconic Medina Waterfront Estate, a spectacular offering represented by Becky Gray with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty. As the article outlines, the home is “located at the edge of Lake Washington in Medina with a southern view of Mount Rainier,” and functions as a private sanctuary “designed to highlight the surrounding landscape.”

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RSIR Broker Brian Hopper Speaks at Inman Luxury Connect 2017

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty broker Brian Hopper recently attended Inman Luxury Connect, and he shares his key takeaways in the following blog post:

Last week I attended Inman Luxury Connect 2017 held at the beautiful and iconic Beverly Hills Hotel in California. The timing was perfect as a bunch of rain was headed to Seattle on the morning we flew out. I woke up early and pumped to speak at the event: it was finally here! Follow along below, where I summarize my notes so you can take in the information and insights from the receptions.

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Luxury Real Estate, Sotheby's International Realty

The West Coast Tech Effect: From the Shores of Silicon Beach to the Emerald City’s Silicon Forest

The technology industry continues to assert its dominance on the West Coast.

In a visit to Seattle over the summer, Shen Schulz, a Malibu-based real estate broker with the Sotheby’s International Realty Malibu Point Dume Brokerage, proclaimed that “the expansion of the tech scene and increase of foreign investment in Southern California real estate have exacerbated a series of price rises that are transforming life” in Malibu. His words echoed familiar to brokers at Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, given similar market fundamentals felt in the Puget Sound region; tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft have transformed Seattle’s economy, bringing wealth and top tech talent to the area. As Schulz outlined, both of our cities are home to a number of startups, while major businesses based elsewhere, such as Facebook and Google, have opened up regional offices to leverage local talent.

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