About Sotheby’s International Realty

Delivering exemplary marketing and service to every client.

About Sotheby’s International Realty

Luxury is an experience, not a price point. At Sotheby’s International Realty our commitment is unwavering: we deliver exemplary marketing and service to every client, regardless of a home’s neighbourhood or price range.

The Distinction of


A Legacy of Excellence

In 1744, within the heart of London, Sotheby’s auction house was born. Over the centuries, Sotheby’s gained renown for uniting discerning purchasers with world-class works of art, and for marketing the world's most cherished possessions. 

This legacy is our clients’ unique advantage. Every home we represent is elevated by our distinguished brand, and gains access to exclusive marketing opportunities with Sotheby’s auction house.


Founding Leaders in Luxury Real Estate

Built on this tradition of excellence, Sotheby’s International Realty launched in 1976 to market homes and luxury real estate to qualified homebuyers worldwide. 

Ranked the #1 most trusted brand in residential real estate today*, our reputation reflects our commitment to exemplary service, and to expand a global marketing network that lifts the visibility of our clients’ homes.

*Lifestory Research, 2021 America’s Most Trusted® Study

Canada’s Premier Real Estate Brokerage

With over 30 offices nationwide, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada represents the country’s most significant architectural masterpieces and extends top-tier service and marketing to homes across every price range.

Our real estate listings include houses, condos and townhomes, as well as the country’s most extraordinary luxury estates and vacation homes for sale. Over 75% of the homes we represent are under $1 million.


Qualified Global Exposure

Sotheby’s International Realty’s exceptional investment in reaching qualified buyers locally, nationally and internationally ensures the maximum return on the homes we represent.

Our network strength encompasses over 1000 sales offices across 75-plus countries, digital media delivering over 1 billion annual online impressions, and partnerships with premier global media.


The Future of Real Estate Marketing

As the preferred real estate partner for leading technology companies such as Google, Sotheby’s International Realty is a groundbreaker in digital marketing innovation. We give clients privileged access to technology that showcases their home to influential, next-generation homebuyers. 

We are the first real estate brand to market properties on Apple TV, the only real estate company selected by Google to pioneer its first real estate augmented reality app, Curate, and the only real estate brand to receive a Silver Creator Award from YouTube. 


Giving Back

Sotheby's International Realty Canada is proud to support Jack.org, Canada's only charity that trains and empowers young people to revolutionize mental health in every province and territory. Through innovative programs in youth mental health, Jack.org identifies and dismantles barriers to positive mental health by offering education and resources. As an organization, we are committed to supporting youth mental health education and advocacy in local areas. 100% of donations and fundraising initiatives are invested in supporting the important work they do in local areas across Canada.


The Network

We are the largest, most interconnected global luxury network of the top real estate talent in each of the markets we operate in. We go to great lengths to build meaningful global relationships with other SIR affiliates resulting in thousands of referrals back and forth each year.  Our clients can expect the same standards with every affiliate office around the globe. On each of our listings, we have the unique advantage of pinpointing where web traffic originates from and gain additional listing exposure by collaborating with any global SIR office to promote that property to their network.


The People

The SIR global network is comprised of the top real estate talent in each market. Each affiliate that carries the blue card is held to a higher standard. Together, our brand members form a formidable international network that is committed to being one of the most storied brands in the real estate business.


Our International Reach

The touting of being 'international’ has caught on in our marketplace. Many of the people we compete with are regional companies whose name resonates only within their local trading area. Some companies have global name recognition, but are they known as luxury brands? Some advertise themselves as luxury specialists or having an international footprint and reach, yet few have significant benefits to offer their clients. International is not just our middle name.  We continue to expand our reach as the largest, most interconnected true international luxury network.

Brand Story - Part III

The Sotheby’s International Realty brand is recognized globally. Service is tailored through technology, making it the modern go-to for real estate professionals and clients who expect the very best from the very best.

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Janice is a known influencer and thought leader in luxury real estate. Her sterling reputation characterized by integrity, consummate professionalism and impressive experience in selling local and international real estate.

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