Our Brand


The Sotheby’s International Realty® brand is built on the centuries-long prestige of the world’s preeminent auction house. Sotheby’s history and our unmatched reputation give our listings the best-in-class exposure they deserve and assures buyers they are working with a trusted partner.

Sotheby’s auction house formed Sotheby’s International Realty® in 1976, recognizing the need to offer its clients a complete package of estate services and marketing. Today the Sotheby’s International Realty network has evolved into the most prestigious global real estate brand with 1000 offices throughout 81 countries and territories on 6 continents, comprising a network of the most respected real estate firms in the most sought-after local markets all over the world.

Sotheby’s International Realty has become the world’s premier luxury residential real estate brokerage. Through our vast global footprint, local expertise, and unequalled referral network, we ensure that the properties we represent receive the far-reaching and unparalleled exposure they deserve.