Global Real Estate Network Celebrates RSIR Broker Becky Gray in Significant Sale from Around the World
Executives of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) confirmed today the closed sale of a property in Medina, Washington, for $26.75 million, which was listed for sale by RSIR broker and Global Real Estate Advisor Becky Gray. The estate is the most valuable residential listing ever listed and sold on the Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
Sotheby’s International Realty recently released the fourth volume of Collections for 2017, which reflects on the brand’s extraordinary growth and members of a network that spans over 930 offices in 69 countries and territories. “It has been another landmark year for the Sotheby’s International Realty brand and I want to congratulate each of you on your continued success and wish you all the best for a prosperous 2018,” writes Philip White, President & Chief Executive Officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. The issue highlights Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty in two places, as broker Blake Ruud-Johnson shares his experience at the 2017 Global Networking Event and the brand recognizes Becky Gray’s representation of The Iconic Medina Waterfront Estate.
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC and New Story, the brand’s charitable partner and a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, announced today that the Sotheby’s International Realty® global network of affiliated companies and sales associates have pledged to donate funds for the construction of over 150 homes in an upcoming New Story community in Mexico.
Thousands of affiliates from the Sotheby’s International Realty network ascended upon Las Vegas September 25th to 27th for the brand’s Global Networking Event, which brings brokers, owners, managers and sales associates together for exclusive networking and learning opportunities with keynote speeches, breakout panels and cocktail receptions. The event, which was held at the Wynn Las Vegas, was attended by a staggering 2,400 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, with more than 155 of the brand’s companies represented from 34 countries and territories worldwide.
Global Real Estate and Management Leader to Spearhead Sotheby’s International Realty Brand’s Global Growth Plans and Servicing Initiatives
On September 20th, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced the appointment of Julie Leonhardt LaTorre, global real estate and management professional, as chief operating officer. In this role, LaTorre is responsible for overseeing the global servicing and operations functions for the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand.
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC is proud to present “Global Affluence: The Emerging Luxury Consumer,” a report examining the confidence, spending habits and purchasing interests of emerging luxury consumers from around the world, defined as those with $250,000 USD to $1 million USD in investable assets.
The report, which is based on a survey that focused on luxury consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, India, United Arab Emirates and China, found that this emerging luxury consumer demographic is confident when it comes to their personal economy and the economy of their respective countries.
Last week, members of the Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) Executive Leadership and Management Team traveled to the Sotheby’s International Realty (SIR) headquarters in New Jersey and Sotheby’s Auction House in New York for the 25th Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Orientation. The event was attended by RSIR’s Jennifer Johnsen, Vice President of Brand Development; Joe Galindo, Vice President of Operations; and Michael X. Ford, Designated Broker and Director of Sales. It offered a perfect opportunity for the group to come together with affiliates from around the world to connect and build relationships within the network.
A few short weeks ago, 2,300 Sotheby’s International Realty® network members came together at the Wynn Las Vegas for the largest and most attended Global Networking Event to date. Over 165 brokerage firms from 40 countries and territories joined together to Embrace the Moment, highlighting the global reach and strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. The exclusive three-day event commenced with a welcome reception to ignite networking, providing the opportunity for colleagues around the world to both reunite and develop new relationships. Thousands of business cards were exchanged along with countless global referrals.
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced it has signed an agreement to expand its global real estate network into Ireland with the formation of Ireland Sotheby’s International Realty.
Ireland Sotheby’s International Realty will be led by seasoned local real estate professionals David Ashmore and Bill Montgomery. The firm, whose main office will be located in Dublin, will service the luxury residential real estate market throughout Ireland.
Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today reported that in 2015 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved approximately $80 billion in U.S. home sales volume (transaction sides multiplied by average sale price). Driven largely by a brand record of over 100,000 total transaction sides, this is the highest annual sales volume performance in the history of the brand and marks a 13% increase from the prior year.