1976. An exceptional real estate company is launched and created from the same passion that guides the Auction House. With the vision of becoming a commanding presence in the representation of the world’s most unique properties, it is the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand that strives to represent all those who consider themselves the “Connoisseurs of Life,” and to represent the distinctive properties they so desire. Our commitment to unparalleled quality continues. With nearly 14,000 sales associates in approximately 700 offices and 49 countries and territories, our network members utilize innovation with relevant reach to present a home in a most unique way.