Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Montana

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Montana

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty has acquired Maddux Real Estate Group in Missoula, Mont., which now will operate as Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty.

Ross Pickert is broker/president of Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty. With the addition of this office, which is located at 321 North Higgins Avenue in Missoula, the Sotheby’s International Realty® network now has seven affiliated offices throughout Montana operating as Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty and Big Sky Sotheby’s International Realty.

“The addition of this office expands the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s footprint into Missoula, a new and significant market for us,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty now has five offices and looks forward to serving the Missoula and Bitterroot Valley areas.”

According to Pickert, the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand’s support has been critical in his company’s expansion efforts. “With the support of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand, we are proud to offer our quality services in this significant market,” he said. “Maddux Real Estate Group, a boutique real estate brokerage located in the heart of downtown Missoula, was founded last May by Dawn Maddux. Under her leadership, they created a niche company focusing on high-end properties, developments and land and building packages. We proudly welcome them to our team.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 14,500 independent sales associates located in approximately 700 offices in 52 countries and territories worldwide. Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: Second Week in April 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.

Melbourne, Australia Luxury Homes for SalePrice Upon Request | Melbourne, Australia | Melbourne Sotheby’s International Realty

Chinese buyers snap up high-end real estate in college towns - The Wall Street Journal

“In an effort to increase the likelihood of their children studying abroad, a growing group of Chinese buyers is snapping up high-end real estate in college towns around the world. Some Chinese buyers are using the properties to meet the universities’ residency requirements. Luxury homes also offer their children an upscale alternative to dorm life. Most important, many hope that real-estate purchases will help pay the costly university tuition.”

Homes That Go Out on a Limb - The Wall Street Journal

Virginia Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty BrandSotheby’s International Realty

Massachusetts Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Brand - Sotheby’s International Realty

Luxury Shoreline Home in Spain | House of the DayThe Wall Street Journal

Bauhaus Flair by the Water in Massachusetts | House of the DayThe Wall Street Journal

An Artist’s Home in Colorado | House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Pitfalls of pocket listings outweigh potential upsidesInman News

Second-Home Mortgages on the RiseDSNews.com

Chicken Cup, Chinese art’s ‘holy grail’, sells for £19.6mThe Telegraph

Duke’s sale of the centuries  – The Telegraph

Bubble? What Bubble? Art Sales Soar to RecordNBC News

 

Massachusetts Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Brand

Massachusetts Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Brand

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Harborside Realty in Marblehead, Mass., is the newest member of its real estate network and will now operate as Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty.

Michael Cannuscio, Dick McKinley and Matt Dolan is broker/owner of the firm, which is located at 72 Front Street in Marblehead, and serves Marblehead and the adjacent markets. With the addition of this firm, the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand now has 31 offices throughout Massachusetts.

“Michael and his team of 30 associates have a true understanding and appreciation for their market’s unique attributes,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “They are known for their focus on service, and we proudly welcome them to our worldwide network and the outstanding group of offices that serve Massachusetts.”

According to Cannuscio, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand offers his firm a global reach that complements their local market experience. “With the support of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand, we will receive worldwide exposure for our market and the outstanding properties we represent,” he said. “Our market area has distinct characteristics filled with historic districts and wonderful seaside neighborhoods that necessitate an in-depth local knowledge, which our agents are known for. We are focused on achieving our clients’ objectives and their satisfaction with a high level of professionalism, market knowledge and service.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 14,500 independent sales associates located in approximately 700 offices in 52 countries and territories worldwide. Harborside Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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Living the Golf Lifestyle

From the cliffs of Pebble Beach to the palm trees in Mallorca, golf enthusiasts from around the world undoubtedly will be perfecting their swings this majors tournament season, which kicks off this week at the 2014 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

For the golfer who desires the serenity, prestige and access to links lavished with adventure, owning a golf retreat on their favorite course is a coveted trophy.

Discover five legacy residences that epitomize the luxurious golf lifestyle enjoyed both on and off the course.

California

Luxury Golf Course Homes | Sherwood Country Club | Thousand Oaks, California$6,800,000 USD | Thousand Oaks, California | Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty

This Hamptons-style, colonial estate overlooks the 16th fairway of the Sherwood Country Club’s Jack Nicklaus golf course. The morning sunlight that illuminates the Santa Monica mountains to the east pours into the home, highlighting its detailed molding, millwork, wainscoting, designer window coverings, hand-hewn wood floors and French doors. Volume ceilings accentuate the spacious open plan.

Arizona

Luxury Homes for Sale | Desert Mountain Golf Resort | Scottsdale, Arizona$4,750,000 USD | Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty

A courtyard that wraps around a teardrop tiled pool and spa distinguishes this custom estate in the Desert Mountain golf community overlooking the 15th hole of Chiricahua, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. A covered patio, fireplace and built-in barbeque with high-top seating invite outdoor entertaining. Theater, wine and game rooms keep guests engaged inside. At bedtime, the master suite beckons, warmed by split-face honey onyx fireplace.

Puerto Rico

St Regis Bahia Beach Resort | Puerto Rico$4,850,000 USD | Rio Grande, Puerto Rico | Puerto Rico Sotheby’s International Realty

One of only three currently built, this Las Estancias residence estate at The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort features a Bali-inspired design with panoramic ocean and golf views surrounded by a rainforest. The single-level, double height, plantation-style construction incorporates an infinity edge pool and spa tub on the outdoor terraces. A European double-width kitchen equipped with Wolf and Sub Zero appliances and wet bar open into the formal dining area.

Spain

Golf Villa for Sale | Costa Brava, Spain$3,040,000 USD | Caldes De Malavella, Spain | Costa Brava Sotheby’s International Realty

The glass façade of this Spanish villa, designed by de Blacam & Meagher at the PGA Catalunya Resort, looks out onto the 17th fairway and surrounding forest. The outdoor terrace area blends into the indoor living space. The home’s two kitchens – one inside and out – authentic al fresco barbeque oven, custom infinity pool and two fireplaces clearly are intended for owners who enjoy entertaining family and friends.

Hawaii

Kapalua Plantation Golf Course | Hawaii$12,500,000 USD | Kapalua, Hawaii | Island Sotheby’s International Realty

Inspired by 19th century, Craftsman-style Hawaiian homes, this estate overlooking the 16th fairway of Hawaii’s Kapalua Plantation Course merges the history and artistry of a bygone era with the technology, amenities and quality craftsmanship of a modern home. Surrounded by views of the ocean, Moloka’I island and West Maui Forest Reserve, this home’s modern layout includes an indoor pool, spa and outdoor kitchen.

Private Golf Estate | Bridgehampton, new YorkPrice Upon Request | Bridgehampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

Three Ponds Farm is an unparalleled private residence on 60+/-picturesque acres in Bridgehampton, New York. Three Ponds offers the only private golf course designed by the legendary Rees Jones, exemplifying his signature style to maximize the course’s aesthetic appeal in its natural environment while creating intriguing, competitive elements. The unique design of the USGA rated course offers 9 holes which can be played in both directions with a charming historic milking barn known as the “fish house,” for a mid-play break. Players can enjoy the two story club house adjacent to the main residence with an English gentlemen’s flare of handsome cherry wood paneling and antique bar with separate guest quarters.

Siesta Key Bay Front Estate in Sarasota, Florida | Video House Tour

Experience the magnificence of this stunning bay front Siesta Key estate. Brilliantly sited on the north end of the coveted Sarasota island, Siesta Key providing owners with exceptional waterfront living, the sought after island lifestyle and swift access to all that Sarasota has to offer.

$4,350,000 USD | Sarasota, Florida | Premier Sotheby’s International Realty

Virginia Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Brand

Virginia Firm Joins Sotheby’s International Realty Brand

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Virginia Realty & Relocation in Richmond, Va., is the newest member of its real estate network and will operate as The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty.

Bill Steele is broker/owner of the firm, which is located at 6726 Patterson Avenue in Richmond, and will serve the greater Richmond metro area.

“Richmond is known for its central location on the East Coast between the mountains and the ocean, as well as for a wide range of housing options from historic to contemporary,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “With the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s focus on lifestyle, entrance into this market was important for us. Bill Steele and his team are a trusted resource in Richmond. Established in 1949 as Procter Realty, Bill purchased controlling interest of the firm in 1999 and renamed it. Their outstanding history of excellent service makes them an ideal fit for our network.”

“With the support of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand, we look forward to introducing our properties to a global audience of potential clients,” said Steele, who cites his firm’s focus on honesty, integrity and superior service as a key to its success. “With Richmond’s proximity to historic sites and the nationally acclaimed James River, the market is defined by its breadth of housing opportunities located in settings ranging from revitalized downtown neighborhoods to country pastureland and everything in between.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty® network currently has more than 14,500 sales associates located in approximately 700 offices in 52 countries and territories worldwide. The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | March 2014

From lavish urban oases to elegant country retreats, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

Luxury Villas for Sale | Dubai, UAE

145,000,000 AED | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | Dubai Sotheby’s International Realty

Dubai—Lavish and elegant, this jewel of a villa was designed by Pierre-Yves Rochon who is known for hotels like the Savoy in London, The Four Seasons George V in Paris and the Peninsula Shanghai. With opulent facades and manicured gardens, this eight bedroom villa strikes an impeccable balance between luxurious living and great design.

Lake Como Luxury Villa | Como, Italy

Price Upon Request | Como, Italy | Lake Como Sotheby’s International Realty

Italy—Located on the shores of Lake Como, this historic villa has direct lake access and a private wharf. The property has a large panoramic garden with swimming pool, hot tub and terrace that offers by far the best sun exposure on the Lake Como shores.

Waterfront Estates | Coral Gables, Florida

$24,900,000 USD | Coral Gables, Florida | ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Florida—Nestled into a cove within the exclusive, gated Tahiti Beach, this palatial home exemplifies world-class architecture and luxury living. With expansive bay views and a private beach that are travel magazine worthy, this stunning home features soaring ceilings, a wine cellar, media room, meditation room and elevator.

French Rivera Mansion | Cote d'Azur, France

 17.000.000 € EUR | Saint Paul De Vence, France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty

France—Nestled on a park-like landscape, this extraordinary authentic mansion has been completely renovated and includes luxurious features including a professional home cinema, a wine cellar, a guest house, a pool house with kitchen, sauna, massage room, tennis court and a multi-car garage which can accommodate fourteen vehicles.

Unique London Penthouse | London, UK

£12,500,000 GBP | London, England | London Sotheby’s International Realty

London—Designed by Richard Hywel Evans, this truly unique penthouse apartment is located at Holland Park’s highest point and spans two floors. Consisting of mainly glass walls throughout, virtually all of the rooms enjoy uninterrupted, panoramic views over London.

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Luxury Real Estate Headlines: First Week in April 2014

Highlights from this week’s top news stories on luxury and global real estate, art, collectibles and home.
Sotheby's Magazine April 2014 | Zeng Fanzhi

Zeng Fanzhi | Gutai Goes Global | The Myth and Mystery of Jadeite | Paul Smith’s Britain

The April 2014 issue of Sotheby’s Magazine has arrived and our offices are buzzing! View exclusive content from inside Sotheby’s Magazine >

Houses with vibrant colors looking to shine in the spring sales seasonThe Wall Street Journal

Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Enters the Canary IslandsSotheby’s International Realty

Urban Luxury in the Philippines | House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Expanding a Classic in the Hamptons | House of the Day - The Wall Street Journal

Live-In Gallery Near the Santa Fe Opera House Asks $1.5MCurbed

[U.S.] Vacation Home Sales Surge in 2013; Investment Property Declines - National Association of Realtors®

Homebuyers getting priced out in cities across U.S.CNN Money

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