Tag: Sotheby’s

  • Sotheby’s Breaks Another Record

    This time for the highest priced diamond sale. GENEVA – Applause often occurs at the end of an historic sale and tonight I felt compelled to join in the acclaim as a bidder directly in front of the rostrum bought the 59.60-carat Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond that was the star of our Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale for $83,187,381. The stone […]

  • Why It Makes Sense To Sell Your Home With Marta Walsh

    Selling your home is an important decision. One of the first tasks is then deciding whether to work with a real estate agent, a Realtor or just wether to go it alone “for sale by owner”. That is no easy decision on it’s own. In January 2010 the Arizona Association of REALTORS reported having 38,000 […]

  • Sotheby’s New Sales Record

    Sotheby’s set a new record sale price for a painting sold at auction. The sale in New York City of Edvard Munch’s The Scream netted a dizzying $119,900,000. Full article in the WSJ. Congrats to Sotheby’s. Commissions One part of the story that interested me was the commissions charged by the auction house. The work […]

  • Exploring Southbridge at Scottsdale Waterfront

    Yesterday I was down at Fashion Mall and had to stop by the Russ Lyon Sotheby’s Waterfront Office. While in the area, which is very vibrant at the moment, I snapped some pics with my trusty iPhone. Scottsdale doesn’t really do urban living. But this is the closest it gets. Not quite NYC yet but definitely there […]

  • Apps and Real Estate

    Technology surrounds us. It’s hard to even remember a time when business was conducted without the aid of a cell phone. Life has become a series of apps. But interestingly the human side of real estate remains unchanged. As an agent we interact with clients using different platforms but the needs and desires remain the […]

  • Sotheby’s Sell Modern Artist Still Painting For $61 Million

    One of the best things about working with broker Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty is the connection to the history and prestige of the Sotheby’s brand. The New York auction house recently held one of the biggest and most storied sales of modern art with pieces by Warhol and Bacon. But the star of the […]