History

Since the founding of the auction house in 1744, the Sotheby's name has become renowned for handling the sale of many of the world's most valuable and prestigious possessions. Sotheby's International Realty® was founded on the same reputation in 1976 and benefits from a shared position of attracting the world's wealthiest individuals, who appreciate, art, antiques, jewellery, and other collectibles of which property plays a key part. Together, our companies are able to collaborate to provide a unique and exclusive experience to a coveted and influential audience.

Our ever expanding network currently has approximately 20,000 sales associates, located in approximately 870 offices across 70 countries, giving it one of the most expansive reaches of any real estate company worldwide.

We have unique advertising partnerships with brands such as The FT, Wall Street Journal and Country Life, coupled with 1.2m unique visitors to our global website per month means we can market your home to a wealth of local and international buyers and tenants.

United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty sells and lets homes across London and the rest of the UK. Established in 1998, the company has a number of experienced specialists in all divisions, including residential sales, lettings, development sales, investment and international sales.

Our local knowledge and expertise, coupled with our unrivalled global network, enables us to showcase your property to the most discerning audience. To arrange a market appraisal on your home, or if you are looking to buy property in the UK, contact us today.