April 02, 2015 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced that its affiliate in Oregon, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, has expanded its residential brokerage operations to now serve two new markets: Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington.
Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty joined the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand in 2006 and is owned by Deb Tebbs. The firm now has six offices serving Bend, Sisters, Sunriver and Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington.
“Deb Tebbs and her team have been great stewards of our brand for nearly a decade,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “We are proud to have the brand represented in the Portland and Vancouver markets through their leadership and market knowledge.”
According to Tebbs, her firm is committed to providing clients with quality, worldwide exposure. “We specialize not only in residential property but also fine farm and ranch and vineyard properties,” she said. “We are pleased to continue to grow with the Sotheby’s International Realty brand.”
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 16,500 sales associates located in approximately 760 offices in 60 countries and territories worldwide. Cascade 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 their clients will 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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