Recognized worldwide, the prestige of the Sotheby’s brand is unparalleled. The acclaimed auction house, established in 1744 in London for collectors of art and other fine possessions, expanded to New York City in 1955.
Founded in 1976 by Sotheby’s Auction House, Sotheby's International Realty® inherited the iconic brand name, building on its legacy by delivering unrivaled real estate services. The Sotheby’s International Realty brand is a collaborative network of brokerage agencies offering a distinctive selection of luxury homes, estates and properties for sale throughout the world.
Sotheby’s International Realty can connect your real estate needs with over 17,000 sales associates located in approximately 800 offices in 61 countries and territories. Our website lets you search property listings across the globe by lifestyle preferences such as waterfront, golf, island, vacation, mountain and many more. Sotheby’s International Realty leverages its relationship with Sotheby’s Auction House to reach the global elite via targeted media campaigns and our Global Distribution Program of brochures. Through our affiliation with this iconic brand, we can achieve broader exposure than any other firm for our listings.
The collaboration between the auction house and realty leverages Sotheby’s rich and sophisticated history to enhance the market perception of the properties we represent. As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, we have many exclusive opportunities to market our properties to auction house clients, including print and interactive advertising and event sponsorship. These opportunities to market and network our luxury listings at Sotheby’s Auction House events connect us to some of the world’s most discerning buyers. Our agents are invited to attend the annual Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event, where we connect with the world’s leading luxury real estate specialists. These professional connections, forged between leaders of the real estate and auction house international community, are the distinguishing mark of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. We pride ourselves on our white-glove referral service and our meticulous attention to detail in uniting extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives.