2019 was an incredible year for real estate as Sotheby’s International Realty achieved more than $114 billion USD in global sales volume. This accomplishment is the highest annual U.S. sales volume performance in the history of the iconic real estate brand. LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) is proud to have contributed to Sotheby’s International Realty’s record-breaking year, achieving $4.7 billion in sales volume, locally, in 2019.
“In 2019, the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand continued to achieve solid growth,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer for Sotheby’s International Realty. “The brand expanded into new countries and territories and entered new markets in the U.S. We continued to make strategic business decisions that benefitted both our independent sales associates and affiliate companies. I am immensely proud of the hard work and dedication from our vast global network, and I look forward to continuing this momentum in 2020.”
On a local level, LIV SIR is proud to represent homes in all price categories and service buyers and sellers looking for primary residences, secondary homes, investment properties and to assist with those moving in or out of state. While the firm dominates the luxury sector of the market, it also represents all price points with 78% of sales taking place on properties under $1 million.
Sotheby’s International Realty also saw success by way of its expanding footprint. In 2019, 50 new Sotheby’s International Realty offices were opened around the globe, bringing the brand’s presence to 1,000 offices in 70 countries and territories and more than 23,000 affiliated sales associates worldwide. Last year LIV SIR also added new locations to its local and national footprint to better serve clients throughout the the West US with a focus on lifestyle. LIV SIR’s Southern California region saw expansion into Ojai, and four additional Colorado resort locations became part of LIV SIR including Crested Butte, Telluride, Dillon and Winter Park, bringing LIV SIR’s total office locations to 25 total. LIV SIR has more than 450 broker associates and support staff to aid homebuyers and sellers with their real estate goals.
Both locally and globally, Sotheby’s International Realty is committed to providing cutting-edge technology and exclusive marketing affiliations to its brokers and sales professionals to give them the tools they need to deliver for clients. During 2019, the brand implemented new strategies and tools including Current by Sotheby’s International Realty®, a robust marketing suite of technology tools consisting of best-in-class and exclusive apps, which provide sales associates with a distinctive and competitive edge in the market. The brand also entered into an affiliation with Bloomberg.com as the exclusive launch sponsor for a new luxury properties marketplace, among others. These types of exclusive tools and partnerships create new opportunities for success.
When it comes time to invest in your next property or sell your current home, trust LIV Sotheby’s International Realty to guide you through the process. The highest level of integrity, professionalism, and expertise in real estate awaits you. For all of your real estate needs, contact LIV Sotheby’s International Realty by calling 805.641.0125 (Ventura) or 805.646.7288 (Ojai) or by visiting livsothebysrealtyca.com.