Sotheby’s Auction House News: Astonishing artifacts from Alexander Hamilton’s Family Archive

Don’t miss out on an exceptional opportunity to obtain significant letters and manuscripts from Alexander Hamilton’s Family Archive in the Sotheby’s January 18th auction, in New York. This sale of a lifetime personifies Alexander Hamilton’s story. Due to a hit Broadway show and best-selling book, Alexander Hamilton’s story has become incredibly popular over the last fifteen years. The astonishing, valuable artifacts, descending over two centuries, for sale are shown below.  Read more

Sotheby’s International Realty: Brand Expansion in Chile, Fiji and Michigan.

Sotheby’s International Realty provides luxury residential real estate services domestically and globally to clients through independent operations worldwide. A brand that continues to grow, these firms are currently located in 65 countries and employ more than 2,000 independent sales associates among 850 offices.

As of December 2016, Sotheby’s International Realty has the amazing pleasure of announcing its further expansion to three new breathtaking locations. These aesthetically pleasing locations are Chile, Fiji, and Michigan. As members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, each of their listings will be listed on the sothebysrealty.com global website, and they will have access to referral opportunities, widen exposure, and countless benefits from association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs.

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Home for the Holidays: A Feature of Extraordinary Listings

Traveling home for the holidays and looking to make your stay a bit more permanent? Make one of these extraordinary homes yours in time to entertain this holiday season!

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This property boasts over 6,000 square feet of living space. Most of that can be used to entertain any size gathering. Starting off with a lovely foyer to greet guests, the space splits off into several sitting areas as well as an open kitchen/dining room. Each of the sitting rooms have fire places. There is also a separate dining room with room for larger sized table. Read more

Luxury Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Still in search of gifts for his holiday season? Explore our holiday gift guide and discover some of the hottest luxury items on the shelves in 2016. Read more

Legacy Spans Another Decade

A note from Larry Rideout, CEO/Co-Owner of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

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It’s hard to believe that we joined with Gibson domain|domain and became Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty 10 years ago on December 1. So much has happened, both in the Industry and within our small company.

Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty was built around a strong core of agents and the local legacy of Betty Gibson. We made a promise not to vary from the high level of agents that represent our brand or the culture that is fostered within. After all, it was our experienced agents and unique culture that compelled our clients to choose us.

As market changes occurred throughout the past decade, we remained steadfast in our core beliefs, as well as commitments to our clients and, equally important, our associates. Our team grew, our sales volume and market share quadrupled, and we set the standard throughout Eastern Massachusetts for “White Glove” service and international marketing.

We saw our share of international clients grow — many came to us through our incredible network of hundreds of offices in dozens of countries around the globe. At the same time, Boston was becoming more international. It is as though Boston was growing in parallel with our firm, as our world became smaller and more connected.

We look to our future and know that we can build upon this track record. The world will change, but we will continue to be driven by our agents and culture. We will look for new ways to enhance our services and connect Greater Boston to the world’s most qualified buyers. We know that the best is yet to be!

I want to sincerely thank our agents and clients for placing their trust in us. It has been our pleasure to serve you these wonderful ten years. We look forward to our next ten!

 

Selling Your Home | Minimum decorating for Maximum effect

I’ve been asked,  “once I get the house de-cluttered painted & cleaned, how do I choose what to put back up and what to leave packed up in boxes?  Do I rehang pictures, or leave the newly painted walls empty?  Keep items on the shelves and bookcases or leave them empty?”  The answer is a little of both (actually more no than the yes). Read more

The Mozart of Skyscrapers

Colleen Barry, Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty’s Director of Productivity, recently had the pleasure of visiting a building that has been called “The Mozart of Skyscrapers.” She reported that it was a breath-taking experience. The views are captivating and the old-world craftsmanship is mind-boggling. The building’s history and aesthetic simply exude romance.

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The Woolworth Building has long been a fixture in Manhattan’s skyline; after all, it was the city’s first skyscraper. Now its upper floors are being masterfully restored and converted to condominiums. Barry asked the Listing Agent, Stan Ponte, and his team member, Christian Emanuel, to tell us more. Read more

New Property Syndication Partner: CountryLife.Co.UK

Screen Shot 2016-10-18 at 11.23.24 AMThe reach of the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand continues to grow, promoting our properties through the most prestigious real estate channels worldwide. And now we’re expanding that presence in the United Kingdom, which represents the 4th largest source of traffic to sothebysrealty.com. To meet that demand among UK consumers, now qualified property listings on sothebysrealty.com will be promoted through countrylife.co.uk. Read more

Extraordinary Listing: 42 Mussell Point, Gloucester

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Looking to live north of Boston right on the waters edge? 42 Mussell Point in Gloucester is the home for you. This sunny four bed, three and a half bath property features an open floor plan with cathedral ceilings and gorgeous windows for the ocean views. Read more

Columbus Day Weekend Activities

Columbus Day weekend is upon us! Not sure how you want to spend it? We’ve got you covered with a breakdown of festivals, tours, shopping sales, and other fun activities!  Read more

The Wholy Grain: An All-Day Pick-Me-Up

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With countless cafes and bakeries peppered throughout the South End, it is always refreshing to find one that makes you feel at home. The Wholy Grain, situated on the ground level of a brownstone on the corner of Shawmut and Hanson, does just that.  Read more