There is perhaps no brand name held in higher esteem than Sotheby’s. Recognized worldwide as the preeminent arbiter of luxury, art and culture, Sotheby’s has been an influential thought leader since the Auction House first opened its doors in 1744. Today it has grown to become the world’s preeminent luxury auctioneer, with offices in 40 countries including Paris, Geneva, London, Hong Kong, Dubai and New York.
In 2004, Realogy, the largest residential real estate company in the world, licensed the Sotheby’s name. Realogy’s leadership status gives Sotheby’s International Realty scale to develop innovative, market-shaping programs. Since its 2004 launch, the brand has had an outstanding record of success, growing to become the 4th largest real estate brand in the U.S. with worldwide sales of $204 billion.
Today Sotheby’s International Realty offers buyers and sellers unparalleled access to a truly global network of real estate offices staffed with professionals ready to help with the most complex and unique properties. Luxury service has been a defining attribute from the beginning, and sales associates throughout the network are known for the extra effort they bring in the pursuit of making a transaction successful for their clients.
Sotheby’s International Realty is known for providing agents with the marketing tools tailored to showcase properties in their best light and with maximum consumer reach for success at any price point. The highest quality photography, videos, and 3-D virtual tours, are all employed to showcase client properties on a worldwide array of upscale media platforms providing the broadest possible reach to luxury buyers.
There is a sense of awe and wonderment reserved for names such as Sotheby’s. It is a brand that has been in the presence of greatness for centuries, caretaking and curating generations of art and culture, inspiring minds of the young and old, firing imaginations with excitement, hope and possibility.