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275 Years of Sotheby’s

When the local antiquarian and rare bookseller Samuel Baker held his first auction of 247 lots on “Books in all branches of Polite Literature” in 1744 , he could not have foreseen that his venture onto the podium would lead to the creation of the most prestigious auction house in the world. After his first… Read more »

$112 Billion Sales Volume in 2018 for Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today reported that in 2018 its affiliated brokers and sales professionals achieved more than $112 billion USD in global sales volume, the highest annual sales volume performance in the history of the brand. Additionally, 27 affiliated companies surpassed $1 billion USD in sales volume in 2018. Highest annual sales volume… Read more »

Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce its new partnership with Inman News!

Leading In Luxury is a brand new content channel hosted by Inman, the trusted source for real estate industry news. The channel will feature weekly original content from the Sotheby’s International Realty network, sharing exclusive insights into the trends, best practices and innovations shaping the luxury real estate industry today. Internationally renowned real estate brand… Read more »

Greece Sotheby's International Realty wins two prestigious property awards

A double celebration as Greece Sotheby’s International Realty wins 2 prestigious awards

Greece Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to have received two prestigious awards in the European Property Awards Real Estate category for Real Estate Agency Greece 2018-2019 and Real Estate Agency Website Greece 2018-2019 from the highly respected International Property Awards. The awards are part of a global commitment to honouring the highest levels of achievement… Read more »

Skorpios – The beguiling beauty of Greece’s most exclusive private island

The Ionian islands on Greece’s west coast are a unique collection of emerald treasures, perched elegantly in the warm waters of the Ionian Sea. Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkada and the numerous smaller islands which surround them have a rich and diverse history, resulting in an elegant combination of Italian, French, British and Greek style, and… Read more »

Greek luxury holiday homes on the rise

The future value of luxury holiday properties in Greece could rise exponentially, even in areas that are not as well known by the international jet set looking to acquire a unique villa in Greece. According to experts in this particular area of property investment, the rise in number and quality of services offered, eg. golf… Read more »

Detail of David Batchelor's Sixty Minute Spectrum (2017). Courtesy of the Hayward Gallery. © Morley Von Sternberg

2018’s Most Anticipated Museum Developments

Source: museumnetwork.sothebys.com The final museum opening of 2017 was also the year’s most anticipated: the launch of the Louvre Abu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island in November. This year also promises to be a bumper year for museum openings and expansions. The season kicks off with the Hayward Gallery in London, which reopens this month after… Read more »

Greece Sotheby’s International Realty wins double Five-Star accolade at European Property Awards

We are proud to announce that Greece Sotheby’s International Realty has won the title of Best Real Estate Agency in Greece 2017 and the title of Best Real Estate Agency Website in Greece 2017 and was nominated as Best Real Estate Agency Website in Europe by the prestigious International Property Awards, which were held at… Read more »

Savvas Savvaidis CEO at Greece Sotheby's International Realty and Michael Valdes Global Vice President at Sotheby's International Affiliates LLC in Athens

Sotheby’s International Realty in Greece

Following the visit to Greece Sotheby’s International Realty new Offices by Michael Valdes, Global Vice President of International Servicing for Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, it was a great opportunity to discuss with both Michael Valdes and Savvas Savvaidis about the recent acquisition of Greece Sotheby’s International Realty and its positive impact to the high… Read more »