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From the company’s largest ever sale to date, the esteemed W.T. Waggoner Ranch in Texas, to a $10 million oceanfront masterpiece in California, this issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United States, Italy, Spain, South Africa and Canada. Here are some highlights from the issue.

01-BriggsFreemanPrice Undisclosed | Texas, USA | Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

The largest sale in the history of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, The W.T. Waggoner Ranch is one of the largest and most famous ranches in the United States and was established in 1849. Never before offered for sale in 165 years of ownership prior to this sale, the sprawling Ranch estate includes more than 535,000-contiguous acres spread over six

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Sotheby’s International Realty® Brand Leads National Rankings for Individual Sales Volume Category in REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Report

 

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand was the No. 1 real estate company represented in two of the six categories that comprise the 2016 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal “Top Thousand.” The annual report ranks America’s top 1,000 residential real estate agents and teams based on 2015 annual sales volume and transaction sides, and the top 50 agents and top 50 teams on average sales price—making it a ranking of the top 1,100 nationwide.

The Sotheby’s International Realty brand claimed 45 of the top 250 sales associates in

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  "I went with expectations of networking, which were more than exceeded. I did not expect to learn so much about the tools that Sotheby’s Realty has to offer and how that can change my business. Not only did corporate share great business practices and tools but the attendees in the audience of various breakouts shared as well. - Ohana!!!"    — Brandy Donovan, Realtor (S)


Island Sotheby’s International Realty, recently participated in the 2016 Sotheby’s International Realty® Global Networking Event. The event, which took place from May 16 - 18 in Las Vegas, Nevada, brought together approximately 2,300 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, with more than 165 of the brand’s companies represented from 40 countries and
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Honolulu, HI (May 24, 2016) – LIST Sotheby’s International Realty recently recorded a landmark transaction with the highest sale price in Kailua since January 2008. It was also the third highest sale on Oahu in the last five years.*

Listed at $23 million by Judith Whitfield of LIST Sotheby’s International Realty, the 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom 6,452 square foot house sits in a private, gated setting on 1.3 acres with 200 linear feet of white, sandy beach along the famed Kailua coastline. Consistently rated one of the best beaches in America, Kailua Beach is a great getaway less than 30 minutes away from Honolulu.

Features include a poolside cabana, tropical water accents such as tiki torches, fire pit, fountains, state-of-the art security

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that it has signed an agreement with List Holdings Singapore PTE. LTD. to develop the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand in Singapore.

List Holdings Singapore PTE. LTD. is owned by the same company that operates List Sotheby’s International Realty in Japan and Honolulu, Hawaii. The firm’s Singapore location will be led by Hisashi Kitami, owner and chief executive officer of List Sotheby’s International Realty.

“Singapore is a global financial center making it an attractive market for international buyers,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Hisashi Kitami and his team share our brand’s core values and

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Photo: John Leong (left), Ryan MacLaughlin (right)

The Hawaii Affiliates of Sotheby’s International Realty (HASIR) Charitable Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation (HCF) made a presentation to the fund’s premier grant recipient, Kupu Hawaii, on Wednesday March 16th at the new flagship office of LIST Sotheby’s International Realty, 677 Ala Moana Blvd. Suite 111 in Honolulu. 

Ryan MacLaughlin of Island Sotheby's International Realty presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to John Leong, CEO of Kupu. In his opening remarks, Ryan introduced representatives of HASIR, Dodie MacArthur of MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty on the Big Island, Debra Blachowiak of Sleeping Giant Sotheby’s International Realty on Kauai and Myra Brandt of LIST

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced it has signed a 25-year franchise agreement with Redres NL BV to expand the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand into the Netherlands with the opening of Redres Sotheby’s International Realty.

Redres Sotheby’s International Realty, co-owned by Jan-Willem Andriessen and Jim Reerink, will serve the luxury residential real estate market in Amsterdam and throughout the Netherlands.  The firm is located in Hilversum, with plans for additional offices in Amsterdam and other key Dutch markets.

“The Netherlands have a growing luxury real estate market and it was the right time for our brand to have a presence within the country,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of

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Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the brand’s existing affiliate brokerage in Argentina, Ginevra Sotheby’s International Realty, which is owned and operated by Mercedes Ginevra, will now provide residential real estate services throughout the country, focusing on key markets such as Puerto Madero, San Isidro, Mendoza, Salta, and La Patagonia.

“Argentina is steeped in rich history with a varied terrain from the inland mountains to resort towns and imposing cliffs along the coast, catering to many different lifestyles,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC.  “Argentina has an important position in the South American luxury market and this expansion

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Costal Alabama - Kaiser SIR

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Kaiser Real Estate Sales in Alabama is the newest member of its real estate network and will now operate as Kaiser Sotheby’s International Realty.

The firm, owned and operated by Leonard Kaiser, will service Baldwin County and the greater Coastal Alabama area with two offices in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama.  This is the first Sotheby’s International Realty® affiliate company in the state of Alabama.

“Coastal Alabama is an ideal area for lifestyle activities such as boating and fishing, making it an increasingly popular second-home market,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC.  “Located on the

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