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On December 1st, 2015 more than 150 real estate brokers and employees from Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) gathered for the first annual Momentum Real Estate Forum. In addition to passionate addresses by members of the RSIR executive team, the dynamic symposium welcomed third party guest companies including Apple, Rezora, Wipliance, The Puget Sound Business Journal, TravelsThrough Images, O’Conner Consulting Group, Caliber Home Loans, AdSage, Tiger Oak Publication and a special keynote presentation by Steve Games, Chairman of the Board for San Diego-based Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty.
I was honored to speak on the Agent Best Practices Panel, led by Chris Loeliger, RSIR's Eastside Manager Broker, with a collection of other top agents. We outlined best practices for brokers to implement on a variety of business aspects, from transactions to client interaction, by providing advice on how to charge into new markets, how to prepare for a listing presentation, how to be disciplined in business and how make negotiations more personal.
RSIR brokers were elated to learn the firm has entered top ten largest real estate brands* in Washington by total dollar volume generating more than $800 million in gross sales. According to Trendgraphix research, the firm is also the fastest growing* amongst peer companies and maintains the highest production* on a per broker basis with the highest average selling prices for both buyers and sellers. Also of note, the Belltown branch office of RSIR is the producing branch office for downtown condominium sales 2010-2015 (including half of the top 15 most expensive sales in 2015).
Throughout the event RSIR brokers rallied behind several “Surprise and Delight” drawings for special prizes that ranged from complimentary creative design time and PSBJ “Home of the Day” insertions to a return flight to Las Vegas and a ticket to attend the Global Networking Event, courtesy of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates, LLC.
The symposium concluded with a group photo and hosted dinner by Herban Feast as RSIR team members were joined by their spouses and the evening evolved into a festive celebration for the holidays.
I am thrilled to bring you this week’s event calendar! Your comprehensive guide, take a peek at what’s going on! From the RSIR’s Upcoming Cycle Saloon Tour and the Opera’s Preview of Nabucco, to an exclusive Sotheby’s Jewelry Evaluation Event held at our Kirkland Connoisseurs of Life Showroom, here’s what’s happening around the sound:
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Here’s to fantastic new experiences and we’ll see you next week!
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Wow…I just returned from the AREAA Global and Luxury convention in downtown Chicago and met with Realtors, builders, developers, economists and finance people from all over the world. I learned so much about buying real estate, selling real estate, financing and new developments throughout the United States along with other countries like Mexico and Japan.
Did you know that Tokyo is a great place to invest in right now? There are several factors why it is a great place to invest; two reasons are low interest rates and the upcoming Olympics in 2020. I toured luxury properties in downtown Chicago as and also took an architectural tour via boat! It was an amazing event and I could go on and on about all that I learned, but suffice it to say…it was a lot! If you are interested in learning more about investment trends in cities or countries or have other questions about what I learned, please feel free to reach out and send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.