Asia Initiatives

The Asia Services Group remains at the forefront of local and global shores through a variety of company initiatives, from films and exclusive publications to custom apps and events.

A Comprehensive Network

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty continues to expand its Asia Services Group through one-of-a-kind endeavors that include a custom WeChat App developed with adSage, privileged placement in Tiger Oak Publication’s Seattle Luxury Living Magazine, exclusive features on, events in partnership with AREAA, the production of the “East Meets West” documentary and the Asia Services Center.


The voice for real estate professionals in the United States, the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) opens business opportunities and fosters partnerships for real estate professionals through both local and national events. Dean Jones, CEO and President of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty is often a guest speaker at the annual AREAA Global + Luxury Summit event and the firm also hosts local events in partnership with AREAA, such as the Pacific Rim Real Estate Summit held at the Connoisseurs of Life Showroom in 2015.

Asia Service Center

The Asia Service Center (ASC) is a first-of-its-kind business collective represented by independent consultants in the fields of real estate, mortgage lending, legal, accounting and tax advisory, school admission, financial planning, wealth and property management offered for local and global citizens alike. With access to the region’s most well-respected and desired luxury lifestyle partners and professional network, ASC is uniquely positioned to service the expanding international community in the Puget Sound.

East Meets West

“East Meets West” is a feature documentary produced by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty that helps explain the meteoric rise in foreign direct investment and immigration in the Puget Sound as the region presents the opportunity to invest in an American city with beautiful natural surroundings, excellent educational and healthcare institutions, a strong and well-diversified economy and only a short flight to mainland China.


Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty has exclusive sponsorship of’s leaderboard advertising platform reaching thousands of prospective buyers each day. is the largest and most authoritative source for global property in Chinese, with over 2.4 million property listings spanning 58 countries; with over 12,000 current news stories, country buying guides, education and emigration articles; along with the largest Chinese social media community focused on international property. The website hosts several hundred Realogics Sotheby's International Realty listings, each translated in Mandarin, in addition to promoting Realogics Sotheby's International Realty as a preferred service provider for Chinese nationals visiting the Seattle area.


Together with adSage, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty developed an exclusive real estate portal for WeChat, a popular mobile device communication app that has attracted more than 600 million subscribers (mostly in China) since its inception in 2012. Now a global sensation, the multimedia platform allows communications to penetrate the firewall in China and can share messages virally between followers. The app showcases our Pacific Northwest real estate and lifestyle real time overseas to encourage communications between our Asia Services Group and connect our local brokers and their listing clients with a world of opportunity.

Seattle Luxury Living Magazine

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty and Tiger Oak Publications collaborated to produce an all-Mandarin magazine called “Seattle Luxury Living,” which targets affluent Chinese consumers locally and overseas. The publication features editorial on key lifestyle considerations for inbound Chinese Nationals to the Pacific Northwest including real estate trends, international business and trade, education and immigration, ethnic cuisine and luxury consumer goods including automobiles, fashion and travel.

Becky Gray Appointed to the Sotheby’s International Realty® Global Advisor China Program

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty broker Becky Gray was appointed to the Sotheby’s International Realty® Global Advisor China Program. Chosen because of her track record of transacting with and advising Chinese buyers, her contact details are featured on the official Sotheby’s International Realty WeChat account as a brand-approved real estate specialist in the Seattle metro area.

Dean Jones Co-Authors, 'Chinese Institutions Definitive Guide to USA Real Estate.'

Dean Jones, owner and CEO of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, has co-authored the book, 'Chinese Institutions’ Definitive Guide to USA Real Estate,' which will strategically guide Chinese buyers through investing in the US real estate market with a focus on the Seattle metro area among a dozen targeted gateway cities in the US. The hardcover book debuted on April 19th, 2017 in New York City.

Dean Jones Joins Washington State China Relations Council

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty is welcomed as a new corporate member to the Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC). Dean Jones, RSIR’s President and CEO was invited to join the board as well as the Inbound Investment Committee. He will also help lead the new Real Estate Sub-Committee providing a platform for both residential and commercial interests in Washington.

Realogics Sotheby's International Realty's Asia Services Group Expands into India

Executives at Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty confirmed expansion of their Asia Services Group despite the increasing capital controls faced by Chinese nationals. 'Asia’s a big place and it’s not all about China,' said Dean Jones, President and CEO or RSIR. 'We’ve recently added hand-selected brokers to increase our service to Indian nationals here at home and abroad, which is synchronized with our brand development in this important country.'