O’BYRNE TEAM, PACIFIC SOTHEBY’S REALTY HOSTS ARCHITECTURAL SYMPOSIUM AND PREVIEW OF SUMMIT HOUSE WITH WORLD-RENOWNED ARCHITECT ROMAN JAMES

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On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, over 100 guests packed Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s global headquarters in La Jolla for the opportunity to hear Los Angeles Contemporary Architect Roman James speak about his first project in San Diego: SUMMIT HOUSE.

Hosted by the O’Byrne Team, DiversyFund, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty and RJ Design & Build, this three-hour architectural symposium was a chance for colleagues and clients and to see what the hype is all about with Roman James, DiversyFund and the upcoming project SUMMIT HOUSE.

Scheduled to be completed Winter 2017, SUMMIT HOUSE represents a new apex for local architecture and positions La Jolla as a major player in ultra high-end real estate. The project is a collaboration between James and DiversyFund, a crowdfunding platform that works with individual investors on major real estate developments and investments.

SUMMIT HOUSE is coming at a time when Roman is designing over $1 billion in homes and DiversyFund is breaking records all over the United States with their new platform. Architect Roman James has reached true rock star status on a global stage by building some of the most daring and cutting-edge contemporary projects. His record setting homes in Beverly Hills have sold for as much as $70 million dollars, including the famous 1181 Hillcrest home that sparked a bidding war between Jay-Z and Beyonce and a tech-billionaire (spoiler alert: the tech-billionaire won!)

“SUMMIT HOUSE is one of the more exciting homes that we have ever been able to represent,” says Seth O’Byrne, President, O’Byrne Team. “Roman is making waves all over California and it is a tremendous honor to work on a project of this caliber here in La Jolla.”

The O’Byrne Team under Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty is considered one of the national leaders in social media and video marketing for homes. In that same vein, Seth O’Byrne and his team will be engaging a global audience through captivating digital marketing which will surely make people talk, think and engage.

For more information on SUMMIT HOUSE contact the O’Byrne Team at 858.869.3940 or visit www.obyrneteam.com

Fall Open House Showcase Successful for Pacific Sotheby’s Realty’s Agents and their Clients

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If you were out home shopping in San Diego this past weekend, you may have noticed a sea of blue and white Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Open House signs lining the streets in just about every neighborhood in the county.  November 4th and 5th, 2017 was the date of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s bi-annual Open House Showcase and nearly 200 properties participated in the weekend event.

The Open House Showcase was heavily promoted through print and online advertising as well as social media, which served to further increase awareness and drive a high volume of traffic to the open listings. 

The weekend proved to be a great success for several agents and their clients. In Mission Hills, Agent Ryan Dick, received multiple calls leading to an accepted offer on his listing from the Open House Showcase print advertising push. La Jolla Agent Karen Hickman received an offer from a client of fellow Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Randy Swisher during her open house. In Carmel Valley, Dan Conway and his team received multiple offers on their open house listings and the Edwards Homes Team put their Carlsbad listing into escrow. Similar stories from Pacific Sotheby’s Realty agents were echoed all around the county, many of those who participated said that they developed a substantial number of new clients and several offers were submitted over the Showcase weekend.

“Historically open houses were a way for buyers to explore neighborhoods and have questions answered about the community and schools,” says Brian Arrington, Chairman, Pacific Sotheby’s Realty.  “With the detailed information that is available online, more and more buyers are coming to open-houses pre-qualified and ready to purchase.”

The next “official” Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Open House Showcase is not scheduled until Spring 2018, however the company holds between 50-75 listings open every weekend. “Our Realtors understand the value that open houses play as part of a comprehensive real estate marketing plan.” adds Arrington.

 

 

 

Ann Brizolis Represents Pacific Sotheby’s Realty at Global Conference

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Leading Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Broker, K. Ann Brizolis was invited to present to approximately 2,400 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network as part of an expert panel on “Understanding Teams: Insight and Experience.”  

The panel took place during the 2017 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates Global Networking Event which brought together over 155 of the brand’s companies from 34 countries and territories worldwide, to collaborate, learn, inspire and celebrate the success of their brand and the global real estate industry.

During the panel, Brizolis discussed her team dynamics and how she and her team of five highly skilled and dedicated individuals have leveraged the Sotheby’s International Realty brand to further their reach and dominance in the San Diego Luxury real estate market.  Brizolis and her team are responsible for sales year to date of $110,000,00 with a team goal of $150,000,000 by year end.  

“The beauty of being invited to participate on a panel discussion is that I always learn something from my colleagues and that is what helps me grow both personally and professionally,” says Brizolis.

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The discussion included a dialogue of the many different ways real estate teams are structured and emphasized that teams can exist successfully under many diverse scenarios. Brizolis shared the unique structure of her team which represents a profit sharing concept where all team members are rewarded based on their contribution to the success of the team.  

“There is no doubt that our affiliation with the Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty brand in collaboration with my 28 year practice in the San Diego Luxury Real Estate market has contributed to not only our success but more importantly the the success of our clients as we navigate their home buying and selling process,” adds Brizolis.

Ann Brizolis and her team are based in Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s Rancho Santa Fe office located at 16915 Avenida De Acacias, Rancho Santa Fe, California and can be reached at  (858) 756-4328, ann@kabrizolis.com. For more information visit www.kabrizolis.com.

 

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s Equestrian Division Presenting Sponsor $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Grand Prix

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The global excellence of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, Swiss watchmaker Longines and the International Federation of Equestrian Sports (FEI) join together to bring top level competition to Del Mar, California with the Global Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier.

One of only fourteen events across the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Global Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier brings the best horses, riders and spectators from around the globe, to battle to secure their starting spot to the ultimate indoor jumping challenge – the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final in Paris, France on April 10, 2018.

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Viva Las Vegas: Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty hits the road for #GNE2017

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OVER 40 MEMBERS OF PACIFIC SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY ATTENDED THE SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY® 2017 GLOBAL NETWORKING EVENT 

 

The 2017 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates Global Networking Event brought together approximately 2,400 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, with more than 155 of the brand’s companies represented from 34 countries and territories worldwide.

The dynamic three-day event,  which took place from September 25 to September 27, 2017 at the luxurious Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty’s global network of brand representatives, brokers, owners, managers, sales associates and marketing professionals to come together to collaborate, learn, inspire and celebrate the success of their brand and the global real estate industry.

“The Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event provides our office a wonderful opportunity to exchange ideas and forge relationships with our talented real estate colleagues from around the world,” said Brian Arrington, Chairman, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty. “Our sales professionals find the event extremely useful to help build their business, develop referrals, drive new leads to their listings and promote the San Diego market on a global scale.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event was a dynamic three-day immersion into the brand, offering two general sessions and a selection of 25 breakout sessions.  Several members of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty were invited to represent the brand on a wide range of topics during the event.

Leading Rancho Santa Fe Real Estate Broker, K. Ann Brizolis, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty was back on the main stage this year, lending her insight and experience on  “Understanding Teams.”  Don Conley, Regional Manager of the Firm spoke to his knowledge of giving his agents the power to succeed during the “Invest in Your People and Results Will Follow” panel. Brett Dickinson shared his expertise on “Understanding the Asian Consumer,” Realtors Amber Anderson and Seth O’Byrne covered topics in Video Marketing and Social Media Marketing, respectively, and Realtor Eric Iantorno served as the Ocean Sphere Captain during the conference. 

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Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, was the headlining keynote speaker and addressed members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network discussing the journey of creating a global lifestyle brand, which includes a focus on authenticity, constant evolution, and a keen understanding of the consumer.  In addition, Jeff Hargett, senior corporate director of culture transformation at The Ritz-Carlton Leadership Center, gave an engaging and dynamic speech about the power of excellence in customer service and creating unique client experiences.  

“The strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand resonates around the world and our global footprint is unrivaled; the Global Networking Event is a testament to that,” said White.  “This year’s conference was attended by members of our network from 34 countries and it is inspiring to see transcontinental business connections and friendships unfold as our affiliates continue to grow their business and strengthen the power of our brand.”

 

About Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty:

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, San Diego’s largest locally owned residential real estate firm, offers comprehensive real estate services supported by decades of experience, unparalleled property exposure, intelligent and innovative marketing programs and access to the resources provided by the Sotheby’s International Realty global network, to deliver maximum results with an exceptional level of service.

Comprised of over 600 agents in 22 office locations throughout San Diego County, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s clients benefit unrivaled access to qualified people and distinctive properties around the world through their association with the Sotheby’s auction house and Sotheby’s International Realty global network.  

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Celebrates Grand Opening of San Marcos Office

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On Friday, September 29, 2017, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty celebrated the grand opening of their new San Elijo Hills office located at 1215 San Elijo Road, in the heart of the San Elijo Town Center, in the city of San Marcos, California. The celebration included an official ribbon cutting ceremony performed by San Marcos Chamber CEO Rick Rungaitis along with San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond, with office tours and a community reception following.
“Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s San Elijo Hills office will proudly serve the City of San Marcos including Lake San Marcos, Discovery Hills, Santa Fe Hills, Old Creek Ranch, Rancho Dorado and Elfin Forest,” says Dana Whittaker, Office Manager, Pacific Sotheby’s Realty. “We look forward to representing this growing community by providing area home buyers and sellers with access to the service, experience and global marketing power of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand.”
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Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s San Elijo Hills office is located just eight miles from the Pacific Ocean in the rolling hills of San Diego’s North County. Set against the backdrop of beautiful canyons and panoramic ocean views, San Marcos offers numerous amenities including restaurants, shopping and award-winning schools and universities.
The two story office offers a warm and welcoming environment, the latest in real estate technology and a comfortable and easily accessible location for agents to meet with their clients as well as an inviting setting for members of the community and local organizations to meet and connect with one another.

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“As one of the first “founding families” that originally bought in 2001, it is truly amazing to see the growth of this town over the years and be able to have our team serve and give back to the community that so generously supports us,” says Ilana Huff of The Huff Team, Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty. “We are so blessed to be working in the heart of San Elijo Hills and love being able to meet new faces and tell them all about the neighborhoods that we call home.”  
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San Marcos is one of the fastest growing communities in North County offering a variety of single-family residences, town-homes, and condominiums at every price point. From college students attending the nearby California State San Marcos to professionals working in North County’s booming technology and sports industries, and from young families who love the accessibility of the amenities to retirees who enjoy the pleasures of boating around Lake San Marcos, San Marcos truly offers something for everyone.

Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Presence in Pacific Beach with Re/Max Coastal Properties Real Estate

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Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty, one of San Diego’s leading real estate firms is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with Re/Max Coastal Properties in Pacific Beach, California. The firm will now operate as Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty and will broaden the company’s existing local operations in the coastal community of Pacific Beach.

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