Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty is taking it’s Asian Delegation consisting of CEO Joseph Brazen, co-owner Randi Brazen along with Cate Lim and Helen Pederslie our top Asian brokers to attend the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) Global Luxury Summit in New York at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on April 12, 2014. “With our city of Bellevue approaching an Asian population of nearly 30% it’s important that we attend and connect with our fellow members of AREAA,” relates Joseph Brazen. “We want to continue our strong Asian connections with some of the leading international brokers of the world.”
“The Sotheby’s International Realty® brand is proud to support AREAA’s efforts, and I personally am very pleased to act as co-chair of this year’s event, having participated in many of the organization’s conferences over the last several years,” said our CEO and president Philip White. “This is an exciting time for the luxury real estate industry, as we continue to see many significant sales and listings globally, so the focus on the high-end sector is very timely. We also have seen a growth in Asian investors buying outside of their respective countries, making the work of AREAA critical at this time.”
The 2014 Global and Luxury Summit will highlight the emerging market opportunities present in both the international and luxury real estate markets. According to a recent National Association of Realtors (NAR) study, the total sales volume that was conducted by international sales in the United States totaled over $68 billion in 2013. Many of those sales occurring locally here in Bellevue and Seattle which are top ranking USA cities for real estate investment. “We have found that the Asian market is very excited about Bellevue because we have four of the top 25 high schools in the country,” relates Brazen Sotheby’s Realty owner Randi Brazen.
“What makes AREAA events such as the 2014 Global and Luxury Summit so special is the fact that it will be a real value to our members across the country and globally,” said Ivan Choi, AREAA’s 2014 National Chair. By either attending each session or participating in the Summit’s networking events firms like Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty will be able to expand their international and high-income clientele and grow their businesses accordingly. The Summit will include sessions that will cover topics in international real estate such as real estate trends in Asia, North America and Europe, understanding investment opportunities in China, and avoiding complications in investing internationally.
Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty is delighted to participate in the Global Luxury Summit and feel confident that it will enhance our ability to connect international buyers with our local Bellevue and Eastside markets. By attending the Summit our international experts will encounter cutting edge strategies and make introductions to contacts for the international and luxury market. Always remaining ahead of the next trends, Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty will return from New York with even grander global reach to supplement our already vast local knowledge.
To find out more visit the AREAA Global Luxury Summit Website: http://summit.areaa.org/