Drawing upon their success as one of the world’s oldest art auction houses, Christie’s implemented an innovative real estate venture in 1995. Integrating centuries of experience with a hand-selected network of talented brokers, Christie’s International Real Estate was formed to satisfy the lifestyle requirements of discerning clientele. The marketing of fine art and high-end properties proved to be a natural combination, resulting in a real estate marketing powerhouse driven by the passion and success of the Christie’s name and the local connections and expertise of seasoned brokers. By cultivating this unique balance of worldwide scope with a personal touch, Christie’s International Real Estate has become a global authority on the effective marketing of fine properties, providing insightful advisory support along with sensitivity and intelligence. Finely tuned marketing services and a commitment to the business philosophy established by Christie’s in 1766 define a brand based on trust, integrity, discretion, and excellence. Christie's International Real Estate is the largest international network of independent real estate brokers specializing in the sale of important properties. The network is comprised of more than 120 real estate firms with more than 500 offices and approximately 35,000 sales associates. Each real estate firm is selected for affiliation through a careful screening process that includes meeting stringent professional standards and demonstrating proven records of success in handling distinctive properties. The combined annual sales volume of all affiliate real estate companies is approximately $125 billion.
Luxury Portfolio International® is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® the largest global network of premier locally branded companies dominated by many of the world’s most powerful independent luxury brokerages. Our award-winning website was launched in 2005 and in its first year featured more $1 million-plus residences than other luxury real estate organizations. The network continues to grow and now markets over 25,000 of the world’s most remarkable homes annually and attracts over 1.2 million high-net worth visitors a year. By presenting a gallery of the finest luxury properties and brokerage worldwide, our brand is recognized throughout the world as the luxury standard of excellence. In addition, we are unmatched in the global arena, with properties in over 45 states and 27 countries, website visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month, site translation in nine languages, conversion to multiple currencies and a total inventory of available properties totaling almost $40 billion. The 200 luxury affiliates represent the luxury component of an organization which encompasses nearly 500 companies, 4,600 office and 140,000 associates producing $225 billion in annual home sales in 30 countries. Based in the United States, Luxury Portfolio International® is backed by the experience of the most well respected and well known experts in markets worldwide. This group collectively has decades of experience in the high end luxury real estate market.
When it comes to estate agency and property services there is only one thing better than using an excellent local firm and that is using hundreds of excellent local firms working as one across the UK and overseas. This is the way Village Properties, together with Mayfair International Realty, provides the very best in local expertise and experience with the added advantage of superb exposure to the global market.
With member firms dating back to 1750 and covering every aspect of modern estate agency, land agency and property related professional services, the Mayfair Group blends multiple disciplines with outstanding expertise and geographical supremacy.
The Mayfair Group brings together all the very best independent firms to make a formidable force in property. Over 300 hundred UK offices working in 47 counties, plus 150 offices active across North America and Australia, all have one aim in common – to provide the best possible property service where you live or would like to live.
Village Properties offers unparalleled real estate services in Santa Barbara, California and the surrounding communities with offices in Montecito, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez and agents and brokers serving Ojai, Carpinteria, Summerland, Montecito, Santa Barbara, Goleta, Solvang, Buellton, Los Olivos, and Santa Ynez. Extensive experience in Santa Barbara County Real Estate and worldwide connections are the key to Village Properties' success. Our knowledgeable, connected agents are committed to providing you with the finest professional real estate services available. For over 15 years we have continuously earned a reputation for doing what is right and are proud to have grown a team of agents who are courteous, fair, loyal and trustworthy.