Sotheby's International Realty Franchise

Sotheby’s International Realty is a luxury real estate brand founded in 1976 by Sotheby’s fine art dealers. Sotheby’s International Realty operates as a franchise focusing on brokering and marketing of residential real estate.

Sotheby's International Realty Franchise Opportunity

The Sotheby’s International Realty supports its franchisees with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources.

Sotheby's International Realty Cost & Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

  • Initial Investment

    The total estimated cost for establishing the business (including: franchise fee, fixed assets, inventory, deposits, other fees and costs, and the working capital required for initial start-up).

    $194,650 - $627,000
  • Cash Requirement

    Your liquid capital, or the cash you need on-hand in order to be able to enter into the franchise agreement.

    $63,650

Sotheby's International Realty Awards from Franchise Business Review

FBR Hall of Fame
2022 Top Recession-Proof
2022 Top 200
2022 Best Culture
2021 Best Culture
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top
2020 Best Culture
2020 Top Veterans
2020 Top Women
2020 FBR Top
2019 Services
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Innovative
2019 FBR Multi-Unit
2019 FBR Veterans

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Sotheby’s International Realty is a luxury real estate brand founded in 1976 by Sotheby’s fine art dealers. Sotheby’s International Realty operates as a franchise focusing on brokering and marketing of residential real estate.

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  • Cash Required: $63,650
  • Total Startup Investment: $194,650 - $627,000
  • Franchising Since: 1901
  • US/Canada Franchise Units: 677