October 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Prudential Unlimited Realty, with offices in Brookline and Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, is the newest member of its real estate network. The company now will operate as Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty, and Jon Ufland is principal and managing broker of the firm.
With this addition, the Sotheby's International Realty® brand will have 33 independently owned and operated offices throughout the state of Massachusetts.
"We are proud to grow our presence in Massachusetts with Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty," said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC. "Jon and his team are passionate about driving results for their clients and have built a reputation for providing the highest level of quality service. Both Brookline and Jamaica Plain are hubs for their surrounding local communities. Jon and his 50 dedicated sales professionals who serve these fine markets have achieved many successes for their clients over the last 15 years."
According to Ufland, the Sotheby's International Realty global reach perfectly complements his agents' local knowledge and experience and will help attract the most talented and professional agents, while supporting the company's consistent growth and evolution toward servicing extraordinary properties at all price points.
"We are so proud to represent the Sotheby's International Realty network in Brookline and Jamaica Plain, and plan to be an integral part of the brand's presence in the Greater Boston area," he said. "Our brokerage has and will continue to operate on a 'clients for life' model. For each and every one of our customers and clients, we strive to build life-long relationships for the entirety of their real estate journey. Our goal is to advise them and to help them navigate through the emotional and financial aspects of any real estate need no matter what stage of life they are in. We aim to make the experience as fulfilling and rewarding as possible."
The Sotheby's International Realty network currently has more than 15,000 independent sales associates located in approximately 720 offices in 52 countries and territories worldwide. Unlimited Sotheby's International Realty listings are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm's brokers and clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby's auction house and worldwide Sotheby's International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.
Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby's International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. In February 2004, Realogy entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby's, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby's International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby's auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit www.sothebysrealty.com.
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