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[VIDEO] [IN THE MEDIA] BNN | Ross McCredie on the Toronto condo market & Canadian investors in the U.S.

[VIDEO] [IN THE MEDIA] BNN | Ross McCredie on the Toronto condo market & Canadian investors in the U.S. | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

On Air: February 22, 2012

 

Sotheby's International Realty Canada's President & CEO Ross McCredie talks to BNN about the Toronto condo market, as well as Canadian real estate buyers in U.S. projects such as CityCenter, Las Vegas.

 

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[IN THE MEDIA] Globe & Mail | Party Photos from Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Office Opening in Toronto

[IN THE MEDIA] Globe & Mail | Party Photos from Sotheby’s International Realty Canada Office Opening in Toronto | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Published: February 18, 2011

 

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[Agent Highlight] SIRC Vancouver's Grant Connell Chairs David Cup

[Agent Highlight] SIRC Vancouver's Grant Connell Chairs David Cup | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Grant Connell, an accomplished agent with Sotheby's International Realty Canada in Vancouver, is the honorary chairman of this weekend's Davis Cup. Click the image to view coverage in the Globe & Mail. 

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[VIDEO] Sotheby's International Realty Canada: Agent Success Stories

Click on the image to learn how successful agents and brokers have grown their business with Sotheby's International Realty's world-class brand and marketing platform. 

 

You'll see some familiar faces from Sotheby's International Realty Canada  in the video, including Jim Burtnick, Greg Carros, Liza Kaufman, Jamie MacDougall, Ruth Anne Winter and Andy Taylor.

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[MEDIA HIT] Asian Investors Looking to Buy in Vancouver

[MEDIA HIT]  Asian Investors Looking to Buy in Vancouver | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Published: Jan 20, 2012

 

Vancouver agent Julia Lau was interviewed by The Province on Chinese investors looking to purchase real estate in some of Vancouver's hottest micro-markets.

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[PHOTO GALLERY] Celebrating the Holidays "Sotheby's International Realty"-Style

[PHOTO GALLERY] Celebrating the Holidays "Sotheby's International Realty"-Style | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Sotheby's International Realty Canada agents celebrated the holidays together in style across the country, and one of the most festive celebrations took place in Quebec.

 

The event was hosted by Dave Carson, Executive President & Partner, and organized with the support of Anna-Maria Retsinas, agent Sacha Brosseau and members of the Sotheby's International Realty Quebec (SIRQ) team.

 

To view photos from the party, click on the image above.

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[SIRC GIVES BACK] SIRC Sun Peaks Christmas Event Raises $1,400 for Charity

On Saturday December 17, Sotheby's International Realty Canada's Sun Peaks office hosted a Christmas event with wine, appetizers and more than 20 pieces of art donated by artists, community members and SIRC Sun Peaks. 200 clients and agents attended and raised over  $1,400 to benefit the Sun Peaks Education Society.

 

 "We're planning to grow the event for next year with the support of local businesses and the community," said Liz Forster, Managing Broker.

 

"And to the Sotheby's International Realty Canada network- we wish you the very best of the season!" 

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[SIRC GIVES BACK] Oakville Office Opens Doors to Distress Centre

[SIRC GIVES BACK] Oakville Office Opens Doors to Distress Centre | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

When Oakville’s Distress Centre (ODC) found itself without a home a couple of years ago, Ruth Anne Winter, her daughters Kim Saxton and Wendy Saunders and the administrative team at Sotheby’s International Realty Canada (Oakville), opened their door.

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[MEDIA HIT] Western Investor | Don't Let Foreign Negotiation Offers Derail Home Sales

Published: December 2011

 

Western Investor interviews Ross McCredie, President & CEO,  on cross-cultural real estate negotiation strategies.

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[MEDIA HIT] Globe & Mail Done Deals | Shaughnessy Infill Goes $100,000 Over Asking

[MEDIA HIT] Globe & Mail Done Deals | Shaughnessy Infill Goes $100,000 Over Asking | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Published: Sat Dec 3

 

Greg Carros's sold listing was featured in the Globe & Mail's Done Deals section. 

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[MEDIA PREVIEW] Western Living Magazine Photo Shoot

[MEDIA PREVIEW] Western Living Magazine Photo Shoot | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Behind the scenes at a Western Living Magazine shoot organized for one of our clients' extraordinary homes in Calgary, listed at $12 million. Visit http://www.facebook.com/sothebysrealtycanada for more.

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[NEW VIDEO LISTING PRESENTATION] Why List With Sotheby's International Realty Canada

Top 5 Ways to Use this Video Listing Presentation

 

VIDEO LISTING PRESENTATION EMAILABLE LINK : 

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DOWNLOAD THIS VIDEO LISTING PRESENTATION TO YOUR COMPUTER: 

http://video.google.com/a/?pli=1#/Play/contentId=8c3bdd884b73393b

 

1. Email the link to this video listing presentation to potential clients BEFORE your first meeting with them. (Don't email a downloaded file- it's too large to send.)

 

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2. Download this video listing presentation to your laptop. Play it for clients as a quick intro to Sotheby's International Realty Canada at the start of your listing presentation. 

 

OR 

 

3.  Email the link to this video as a follow-up AFTER your meeting with them.

 

4. Share this link on your Facebook page.

 

5. Tweet this link on Twitter.

 

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[VIDEO] Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Global Networking Conference Miami

Global Networking Event: October 24-27, 2011

Video By: Alex Pino, Sotheby's International Realty Canada

 

The Global Networking Event, hosted by Sotheby’s International Realty, took place at the Fontainbleau in Miami Beach from October 24- 27. Agents from affiliate offices in 38 countries attended the conference where speakers included Sotheby’s Realty executives, Aron Ralston, the survivor who inspired the movie 127 hours and Chris Smith, co-founder of Tech Savvy Agent.

 

Here's a behind the scenes glimpse of the Canadian agents who attended.

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[VIDEO] A Timeless Affair | Celebrating Sotheby's International Realty Canada's New Toronto Office

[VIDEO] A Timeless Affair | Celebrating Sotheby's International Realty Canada's New Toronto Office | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Media, entertainment, society and real estate elite turned out to toast the opening of Sotheby's International Realty Canada's new Toronto office at a cocktail reception and private exhibition of watches from Sotheby's.

 

Click the image above to view a video of the event.

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[IN THE MEDIA] Globe & Mail | Sotheby's International Realty Canada CEO has high expectations for Toronto's high end market

[IN THE MEDIA] Globe & Mail | Sotheby's International Realty Canada CEO has high expectations for Toronto's high end market | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Published: February 9, 2012

 

President & CEO Ross McCredie talks to the Globe & Mail about why Sotheby’s International Realty Canada is adding a second Toronto office and new agents are signing on.

 

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[IN THE MEDIA] Kamloops Daily News |Record sale at Sun Peaks a sign of confidence

[IN THE MEDIA] Kamloops Daily News |Record sale at Sun Peaks a sign of confidence | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Published: Feb 10, 2012

 

Liz Forster, Managing Broker at Sotheby's International Realty Canada Sun Peaks made the cover of the Kamloops Daily News with her record sale of a $3.4-million home.

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[REMINDER] Brand Training Sessions with Sotheby's International Realty Leadership Team

[REMINDER]  Brand Training Sessions with Sotheby's International Realty Leadership Team | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Learn about the latest media, marketing and real estate technology tools that Sotheby's International Realty agents will have at their fingertips to market their listings and grow their businesses in 2012.

 

These sessions will be led by Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC's Chief Marketing Officer Wendy Purvey and Vice President Tony Dolceamore in Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver.

 

***** AGENT TRAINING FORMAT

Session 1 | 2012 Sotheby’s International Realty Marketing & Brand Overview

Wendy Purvey, Chief Marketing Officer (90 min.)

 

Session 2 | Applying Marketing Tools to Your Real World Business

Tony Dolceamore, Vice President (70 minutes)

 

***** REMEMBER TO RSVP TO YOUR OFFICE MANAGER *****

 

***** TUE FEB 14 | MONTREAL SESSION (for all QC offices)

LOCATION: Place d’Armes Hotel & Suites, 55 Rue Saint-Jacques, Montreal

 

a.m. Management Training (for Executive Team, Managing Brokers, Office Managers & Marketing Staff Only)

 

p.m. Agent Training

 

***** WED FEB 15 | TORONTO SESSION (for all ON offices)

LOCATION: Sutton Place Hotel on Bay Street, 955 Bay Street, Toronto

 

1:30- 3:00 p.m. Management Training (for Executive Team, Managing Brokers, Office Managers & Marketing Staff Only)

 

***** THURS FEB 16 |TORONTO SESSION (for all ON offices)

LOCATION: Hazelton Hotel, 118 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Agent Training

 

 

***** TUES MAR 6 | CALGARY SESSION

LOCATION: Global Business Centre, 120 – 8th Avenue SE, Calgary

a.m. Combined Management & Agent Training

 

***** WED MAR 7 | VANCOUVER SESSION 

LOCATION: The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

 

9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Management Training (for Executive Team, Managing Brokers, Office Managers & Marketing Staff Only)

 

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Agent Training

 

 

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Sotheby's International Realty Collections

Click on the image to read the latest issue of Collections,  a newsletter published for Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates.

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Happy Holidays from the Vancouver Office

Happy Holidays from the Vancouver Office | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it
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[NOW ONLINE] International Architecture & Design Winter Edition

[NOW ONLINE] International Architecture & Design Winter Edition | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Click on the image to explore the latest edition of Sotheby's International Realty Canada's exclusive International Architecture & Design Magazine.

 

SIRC agents can now pick up their magazine copies from Office Managers.

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[MEDIA HIT] BNN | Toronto's High-End Real Estate Market

[MEDIA HIT] BNN |  Toronto's High-End Real Estate Market | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Aired: Dec 14, 2011

 

Business News Network interviewed Sotheby's International Realty Canada President & CEO on Toronto's high-end real estate market. 

 

To view the segment, click on the image above.

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[MEDIA HIT] Global Morning News Toronto Interviews Veronica Lord

[MEDIA HIT] Global Morning News Toronto Interviews Veronica Lord | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

On air: December 6, 2011

 

Veronica Lord, Senior Vice President of Sales-Broker, talks to Global Morning News Toronto about the international interest in the high-end condo market. 

 

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[EVENT] 333 Sherbrooke E., Exclusively Offered by Sotheby's International Realty Québec, Co-sponsors Sotheby's Auction House Art Preview

[EVENT] 333 Sherbrooke E., Exclusively Offered by Sotheby's International Realty Québec, Co-sponsors Sotheby's Auction House Art Preview | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

On Friday, November 18, Sotheby's International Realty Québec, in conjunction with Sotheby’s Auction House and 333 Sherbrooke, hosted a private preview of Important Canadian Art at the Arsenal on William Street for clients and special guests. The event was a preview of artwork to be auctioned at the Sotheby's Fall Sale. This is one of the many events that highlights and leverages the brand within Canada and around the world.


For more information on the units available at the 333 Sherbrooke E. please visit: www.333sherbrooke.com

 

Click the photo above to view images  from this fantastic event.

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[MEDIA HIT] Globe & Mail | There's No Place Like a Second Home for Wealthy Investors

[MEDIA HIT] Globe & Mail | There's No Place Like a Second Home for Wealthy Investors | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Published: November 18, 2011

 

A $14,995,000 SIRC Whistler listing is showcased, and Hunter Milbourne is quoted in this Globe & Mail article on real estate and wealth investment.

 

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[MARKETING TIP] 5 Best Practices for Real Estate Pros on Facebook

[MARKETING TIP] 5 Best Practices for Real Estate Pros on Facebook | Behind the Scenes | Sotheby's International Realty Canada | Scoop.it

Here are some tips on using Facebook to reach more potential clients.

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