Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, the Northwest’s full-service, global real estate brokerage has announced the appointment of Becky Gray to Senior Global Real Estate Advisor and a member of the firm’s Brand Development Council. Company executives contributed to the LUXURY LIFESTYLE REPORT – A Study of High Net Worth Real Estate Consumers, which was published by Sotheby’s International Realty recently to identify top consumer markets and investment trends. A significant connection was made between China and Washington State.
“We are thrilled to be working alongside Becky Gray as a key opinion leader within our industry and a valued contributor towards the growth of our firm on the Eastside,” says Stacy Jones, Owner of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty. “Becky’s unique international sales experience along with our global marketing platform will prove to be an effective combination for our buyers and sellers alike.”
In addition to maintaining her position as a top-producing broker, Ms. Gray will play an active role with the firm’s brand development on the Eastside by contributing towards research and marketing agendas, broker mentoring programs and corporate representation during international trade missions.
“As a long-time Eastside resident and active broker observing increasing international interest in our community, I am pleased to announce my arrival as a Senior Global Real Estate Advisor with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty,” says Gray. “I am already known for my discreet service, as well as unparalleled market knowledge and extraordinary marketing. And now I can also offer true world-wide representation to benefit my valued clients.” Ms. Gray’s appointment follows two decades of international brand development with Nordstrom focusing on luxury fashion brands and then fifteen years in luxury real estate throughout the Eastside. Consistently a top-producing broker in the cities of Bellevue, Medina, Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Yarrow Point, Beau Arts, Mercer Island and other Eastside communities, Ms. Gray will now refer and receive internationally referrals around the world as well. She joins the Sotheby’s International Realty franchise network, which consists of more than 700 branch offices in 52 countries and territories and is comprised of 14,000 brokers representing some 42,000 exclusive listings
“I’ll always be a local expert but I recognize our marketplace has become increasingly global,” adds Gray. “It’s my job is toexplore demand here and abroad while maximizing property exposure for my clientele. I’m drawn to the local commitment shown by Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty on the Eastside and throughout the markets we serve. I look forward to collaborating with all my peers during these exciting times in our industry.”
Gray confirms that median home prices on the Eastside have risen more than 6% in first half of 2014 compared with the prior year and international buyers, especially those from China, are becoming a major influence in that marketplace. Census data recently confirmed that the Asian population of the City of Bellevue is now 30-percent and growing.
Visit EastsideGlobalAdvisor.com for information on Becky’s listings.