Tom Cruise lists his adventure-primed Telluride estate for $39.5M
The secluded estate sits on 320 acres of land and is surrounded by a forest of aspens
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 12
Palm Beach estate sells for $94M
The estate was previously owned by the billionaire Ziff family and took at least 2 price drops over the course of 6 years to sell. It was one of the priciest real estate listings in the US
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 10
Sotheby's secured $150B in sales volume during 2020
Sotheby's International Realty CEO Philip White said the company's growth is due to their investment in virtual reality and their in-house referral network
by Marian McPherson Feb 25
NextHome named No. 1 franchise in North America, KW nabs 2nd place
The company improved its standing from 2020 when it earned top franchise in the real estate category but just third franchise overall
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 12
Miami agent Jeff Miller shares the spark behind his 20-year career
ONE Sotheby's International Realty agent Jeff Miller shares how a summer job at 10 years old sparked a stellar real estate career
by Marian McPherson Feb 9
Lend a hand: How 7 agents keep giving back to their communities
Amid everything else they do for their own businesses and families, these agents have found ways to continually help their communities through socially distant outdoor events, food drives and more
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 25
Sandra Bullock sells Tybee Island estate below asking at $4.2M
After sitting on the market for nearly 2 years, Bullock accepted an offer for her estate that was about $2.33M below the original asking price
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 25
Boston home atop Underground Railroad hits the market for $10.7M
The 1827-built property is an impeccably preserved Federal-style home in Boston's Beacon Hill, and it contains a bunker that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 22
As DC readies for new president, agents predict a strong spring
The dawn of a new administration is already bringing hopeful energy to a city that's seen a lot of turmoil in recent months
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 19
Tommy Hilfiger sells Connecticut estate for $45M, just as ex-wife lists hers
Janet Milligan of Sotheby's International Realty in Greenwich, Connecticut, represented both Hilfigers
Beverly Hills agent Neyshia Go shares her journey to the top
Sotheby's International Realty's latest star agent shares how she climbed her way to the top of Los Angeles' luxury market and her plans for 2021.
by Marian McPherson Jan 6
Will Realogy's hot streak extend into 2021? 5 things to watch
The company rode the hot market to a record-setting quarter. Here are the challenges that stand in the way of that success continuing into the new year
by Patrick Kearns Dec 29
The good, bad and ugly of owning a historic home amid the pandemic
What homes are optimal for living and working through stay-at-home orders and social distancing? It may depend on lifestyle and what a buyer is willing to put up with
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 24
Sotheby's agents sweat it out to raise $31K for food relief fund
Sotheby's International Realty and fitness company Barry's teamed up to raise money for World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit that provides chef-cooked meals to those in need
by Marian McPherson Nov 30
Sotheby's CEO Philip White sees 'very positive' market trends
White described a robust market that has exceeded even his own expectations this year, and added that he believes homes will continue selling well in 2021
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 25
A Louis Curtiss-designed gem lists for $5.49M
The nearly 15,000-square-foot home was completed in 1913 and draws on the Prairie School architectural style
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 20
ONE Sotheby's International Realty launches ELEVATE for renovation services
South Florida luxury homesellers can use ELEVATE to plan and execute upgrades before entering the open market. The geographically limited service will compete with similar offerings from KW Offers and Compass
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 18
Realogy's franchise group names first female CEO
Susan Yannaccone was appointed president and CEO of Realogy's franchise business Tuesday, as outgoing CEO John Peyton is named chief executive of Dine Brands Global
by Patrick Kearns Nov 17
Sotheby’s International Realty debuts new marketing platform
Design Vault lets agents create marketing campaigns for print, the internet or social media platforms in minutes
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 16
Shifting needs in luxury propelled Sotheby's in Q3
Agents affiliated with the global luxury brand closed more than $90B in sales through the third quarter of 2020
by Patrick Kearns Nov 9
The state of luxury real estate around the world
Inman touched base with luxury agents in Canada, South Africa, Hong Kong and beyond to learn more about what business is like in these unusual times
Realogy posts biggest Q3 ever, as housing market roars
Transaction volume surged 28% annually at the biggest US real estate holding company
by Patrick Kearns Oct 29
Sotheby's Realty CEO Philip White talks about his bet on virtual reality
The industry veteran explains how his brokerage's investment in virtual reality paid off during the pandemic
by Marian McPherson Oct 28
Winter is coming: These are most in-demand cold weather amenities
As homebuyers and owners prepare to settle in for what may be a long COVID-19 winter, fire pits, hot tubs and heated floors have never been more desirable
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 28
Property at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate asks $60M — Alexandria's priciest listing ever
Mount Vernon's 16,000-square-foot River View estate combines history with modern amenities on the banks of the Potomac River
Idyllic Virginia estate with winery, brewery and famed Budweiser Clydesdales listed for $75M
Mount Ida comes with 26 properties, including a main home, 2 beaches, vineyard, go-kart track and a waterslide leading to a lake, pool, tennis courts and countless trails and ponds
How a Sotheby's broker used Realogy's open API to build his own tech
J Kuper launched Brokerage Engine for his own company but has since signed on more than 45 clients from brokerages across all brands
by Patrick Kearns Aug 31
3 top Brown Harris Stevens agents join Sotheby's Manhattan HQ
Top real estate brokers Caroline Guthrie, Kathryn Steinberg and Armin Allen join Sotheby's International Realty after decades at Brown Harris Stevens
by Marian McPherson Aug 28
Eli Manning lists 'Giant' New Jersey estate for $5.25M
Hallee Dangler of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty is the listing agent
$22M listing makes WFH more exciting with some of SF's best views
The top-floor office of this San Francisco home is the highest residential point in the entire city, according to listing firm Sotheby's International Realty
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 24
Frank Lloyd Wright's historic spiral house sells for $7.25M
The iconic architect built the house in 1952 for his son and daughter-in-law, but didn't complete some finishing touches before he died. The buyer plans to restore it according to Wright's original designs
'Everything is cash': Prince Harry and Meghan take Santa Barbara
Competition is fierce in the affluent California enclave that Oprah, Ellen DeGeneres and Katy Perry call home. 'If you have a turnkey home and it's vacant and has a pool, you're likely to see an all-cash deal and a 14-day close,' Sotheby's Realtor Dusty Baker told Inman
Biotech CEO buys $57M Vail mansion, smashes sales record
The sale is nearly double the most expensive sale in Vail, Colorado
Sotheby's acquires 101-year-old San Fran brokerage McGuire Realty
The acquisition has been in the works for months, and the Sotheby's and Golden Gate Sotheby's teams are completing the finishing touches, which include transferring agent licenses and listings over to the Sotheby's network
by Marian McPherson Jul 31
$15M mansion brings Greek Islands style to the Florida Panhandle
The new construction house, recently listed for $14.995M, is inspired by the Cycladic architecture of the Greek Islands
Century 21 brings on top-ranked Keller Williams agent and his team
Kyle Seyboth closed 497 transactions and $127.7 million in sales in 2019, according to Real Trends. He and his 12-member team are jumping to Century 21 Real Estate
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 16
Realogy's iBuyer platform RealSure returns to market with new offerings
The platform has extended the length of its guaranteed sale and allows homeowners to stay in their homes for longer if they sell through RealSure
by Patrick Kearns Jul 15
This old-time Western town in the middle of the Pacific is drawing foreign buyers
The 900-acre property in New Zealand listed at $7.5M US dollars doesn't exactly give off that Pacific islander vibe, but it's sure to provide a buyer with a mental escape from the stressors of today's world
Back to the future: Check out this totally tubular 1980s mansion
With pink walls, neon ceiling lights and a wet bar with a waterfall, the Indian Wells, California, home appears frozen in time
Goodbye Bel Air, hello Raleigh: The 'other' luxury markets heating up
Agents in secondary or up-and-coming luxury markets across America say business is booming as buyers and sellers find a new sense of normal amid the pandemic
Realogics Sotheby's to open office in Mercer Island coworking space
The new office will be housed in The Home Collaborative, a residential lifestyle co-working space created by brokers Tammy Gwinn and Lindsey Bundy
by Marian McPherson Jun 22
Sotheby’s International Realty launches 4 new website features
Sotheby's new mobile site includes Instagram-style listing pages, agent profiles with direct texting capabilities, 15 translations and 60 currency conversions for global consumers
by Marian McPherson Jun 19
KW, Compass agents win big as Real Trends adjusts ranking system
Kyle Seyboth of Keller Williams and Alexa Lambert of Compass snagged top individual agent awards from the Real Trends + Tom Ferry The Thousand rankings Friday after Real Trends added new categories and altered its methodology
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 19
Talk to my lawyer: Lawsuits between buyers and sellers soar amid virus
As buyers and sellers second-guess their desires to seal the deal in an uncertain world, many are citing reasons related to the pandemic as justification for breaking contracts. As a result, threats of legal action and lawsuits between buyers and sellers appear to be on the rise
by Lillian Dickerson May 28
They hate their homes, and they want out — NOW!
Real estate agents say quarantine has convinced homeowners that they need more rooms, a backyard and plenty of kitchen space — and they want it all now
by Lillian Dickerson May 22
Former Connecticut home of director Barry Levinson lists for $19M
The 38-acre property in rural Connecticut was home to the 'Rain Man' director for about 17 years
by Lillian Dickerson May 19
Realtors are line of defense against banker greed
Opinion
The private sector and government leaders must be on guard as trillions of public dollars wash through the economic system and a broken economy can become a feasting ground for unsavory opportunists
by Brad Inman May 11
Sotheby's launches first-ever global luxury real estate portal in Mexico
Sotheby's International Realty partnered with business publication Expansión to showcase international listings to more than 15 million readers
by Marian McPherson May 11