(Free Press Release) NEWPORT, Rhode Island (May 5, 2011)Ã¢â‚¬” Gustave White Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty today announced being named Ã¢â‚¬Å“Best Real Estate AgencyÃ¢â‚¬ for a record fourth time by the readers of Newport Life Magazine. No other existing Newport County agency has ever won more than two Ã¢â‚¬Å“Best OfsÃ¢â‚¬.
Newport Lifeâ€˜s Ã¢â‚¬Å“Best OfÃ¢â‚¬ awards were established by the magazine in 1996 and have been bestowed on leading businesses in Newport County on an annual basis since then.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are honored to be receiving this, more this year than any other, as it is a salute to our agents who have done an exceptional job assisting clients in this challenging and competitive market,Ã¢â‚¬ said Paul Leys, co-owner of Gustave White Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty.
Gustave White was founded in 1924 by Gustave J.S. White and his associate James W. Dwyer, and became the first affiliate of Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty® in 1976. The firm employs 30 full-time agents covering Newport and South County, Providence, and Block Island.
About Gustave White Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty
Gustave White Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty is a full-service agency specializing in luxury real estate and serving all of Rhode Island, including Block Island, as well as southeast Connecticut and coastal Massachusetts. Gustave White has been in business for over 80 years as a leader in the luxury market, is the sole Sothebyâ€˜s affiliate for Rhode Island, and the Rhode Island Regent member of Whoâ€˜s Who in Luxury Real Estate. Paul A. Leys, Co-owner of Gustave White Sothebyâ€˜s Intâ€˜l Realty, may be reached at 401-848-6706 or at [email protected] for more information. Please visit: www.gustavewhite.com
About Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty Affiliates LLC
Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. In February 2004, Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sothebyâ€˜s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system by Realogyâ€˜s subsidiary, Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Sothebyâ€˜s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sothebyâ€˜s auction house, established in 1744.