About Sotheby's

Sotheby's International Realty Anthology – The Collection of an Extraordinary Brand

Harry Kolb's Sotheby's International Realty® offers our luxury home clients a marketing advantage not available through any other brokerage in the Montecito or Santa Barbara area. Our objective is to unite extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives by combining Harry Kolb's experience of over 30 years and resources with the global connections of Sotheby's International Realty.

The Company

A LEGACY OF SERVICE

SOTHEBY'S HAS A LONGSTANDING TRADITION OF BRINGING TOGETHER BUYERS AND SELLERS OF FINE PROPERTY.

Since Sotheby's founding and inaugural sale of rare books in 1744, its name has earned renown as a marketer of the world's most unique and valuable possessions. This reputation is built as much upon exceptional service as it is on the notable art, antiques, jewelry and collectibles that pass through Sotheby's auction rooms around the world. In 1976, Sotheby's recognized an opportunity to serve its clients in a valuable new way by offering a complete package of real estate services, and Sotheby's International Realty® was formed. Today, the Sotheby's International Realty® brand continues this tradition of exceptional service and maintains a strategic marketing relationship with Sotheby's Auction House that all of our clients benefit from.

A RENOWNED INTERNATIONAL BRAND

THEY SAY YOU ARE KNOWN BY THE COMPANY YOU KEEP. SOME OF THE WORLD'S MOST DISCERNING BUYERS KEEP COMPANY WITH US.

Throughout its storied history Sotheby's Auction House has earned a reputation for expertise in the valuation and sale of fine possessions. Sotheby's International Realty® maintains this distinguished reputation in real estate. Just as Sotheby's has sold some of the world's most precious objects at record prices, we have set price records with the sale of many spectacular homes. While these sales have contributed to the worldwide renown of the Sotheby's name, it is the expertise and service we provide for which we are best known.

A LOCAL FOCUS AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

OUR OFFICES MAINTAIN A "SMALL TOWN" PERSONALITY WHILE OFFERING THE MARKETING RESOURCES AND CAPABILITIES OF A WORLDWIDE ORGANIZATION.

Sotheby's International Realty's® Santa Barbara Region is consistently an industry leader in the area. We proudly represent Santa Barbara, Montecito, the Santa Ynez Valley and everything in-between. We boast an intimate knowledge of the local community, its history, culture, local concerns and distinctive properties. Our brokerage offices operate with a strong commitment to local expertise, extraordinary service and community involvement. We are part of an international network of Sotheby's International Realty® offices now operating in over 49 countries. This combination of a global network, insightful national ownership and effective local management allows our offices to provide big company capabilities along with the boutique level of service for which we are known.

UNIQUE EXPOSURE

VALUABLE POINTS OF EXPOSURE, FROM THE LOCAL MARKET TO THE MOST FAR-REACHING PARTS OF THE WORLD.

At the Sotheby's International Realty brand®, our goal is to provide a home with relevant points of exposure designed to connect sellers with potential buyers. Our network professionals combine their own local market expertise with the support of our renowned brand and the relationships we have cultivated with media powerhouses all over the world to achieve this goal. Relationships from our inter-connected network of world-wide offices that regularly refer business to each other, to our media partners that help us showcase the world's finest homes, to a global audience of consumers; we recognize the critical value these sources provide in generating exposure for a home. Born from the rich heritage of the Sotheby's Auction House, today we work together to offer the homes represented through our network opportunities for exposure that simply can't be found anywhere else.

ABOUT HARRY KOLB