Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
Today, First Team Estates, the luxury leader for First Team Real Estate announced that it was awarded an exclusive invitation only affiliation with Christie's International Real Estate, the real estate subsidiary of Christie's, the fine art auction house founded in London in 1766 by James Christie.
The affiliation will focus exclusively on estate properties of $1 million or more in Orange County and the coastal Long Beach communities of Naples and Belmont Shores.
"It's time to celebrate," said Cameron Merage, Founder and Chairman of First Team Estates. "First Team was carefully selected by Christie's ahead of all others in this market because of our proven record of success in high-end property sales and exemplary client service."
Christie's International Real Estate has brokerage and agent affiliations on five continents and in North America has exclusive affiliates in Palm Beach, Chicago, Beverly Hills, and New York. In Southern California last year, its estate broker affiliations sold more than $1 billion in Southern California real estate outside of Orange County while First Team Estates and its parent First Team Real Estate completed $5.3 billion in Southern California real estate transactions in 2013.
"Our momentum in the Luxury market will be substantially fueled as we add Christie's International Real Estate to our branding," explained Mr. Merage. "Representing Christie's International Real Estate gives us a significant competitive edge by furthering our international reach in order to help serve buyers and sellers even better."
ABOUT FIRST TEAM ESTATES
First Team Estates specializes in selling Southern California's most unique and incredible properties. As part of the luxury division of Southern California's most trusted real estate company, First Team Real Estate, First Team Estates has been recognized for its unparalleled level of service for estate buyers and international buyers in major media in Asia and the United States. In 2011, 2012, and 2013 First Team Estates was recognized as part of the Best Real Estate Company by the annual Orange County Register survey of 100,000 Southern California households. We can be reached at (888) 236-1943.