Big Sky Sotheby's International Realty - Ski NE
Late last month, Big Sky Sotheby's International Realty hosted approximately 100 Sotheby's agents from across the country for what has been branded the "Ski NE"; a Sotheby's agent networking event. Agents came from as far away as Maine, clear across to Southern California to experience what Big Sky has to offer, and connect with other agents. We spent several days skiing and dining together, enjoying a day of speakers talking about their business and inspirations, social events hosted by sponsors, and making connections in order to better serve our clients around the world. The idea first came to fruition in 2016 with the first annual event hosted by Sierra Sotheby's in the Lake Tahoe area. It was such a successful event that they held the event a second time in 2017 before passing the torch to Big Sky.
It was the perfect opportunity to introduce agents to the wonder of Montana, and Big Sky in particular. The secret is getting out that Big Sky is an up and coming ski resort town in the midst of incredible growth, and Buyers from around the world are interested in real estate in Big Sky. The allure of Big Sky is that when compared to other well-developed resort towns like Aspen, Park City, Lake Tahoe and Vail, there is so much "value". Although property prices are deemed high when compared to many primary home markets, it's still comparatively inexpensive for a year-round resort town.
During the few days we had together, we heard from a selection of inspiring and top producing agents like Jeff Wilson of TTR Sotheby's International Realty in the greater Washington D.C. area, and former Olympian snowboarder Chris Klug from Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty. We socialized at luncheons and cocktail parties hosted by some of our sponsors all the while making personal connections. And of course, there was plenty of skiing. This has been a banner ski season at Big Sky Resort with some of the deepest snowpack in the country, and we made sure everyone enjoyed it! On the final official day of the event, around 30 agents enjoyed a fun Pro-Am dual ski race, testing their time against 2002 bronze-medalist Chris Klug. Although Chris bravely competed on his freestyle board, he vowed to bring his race board next time to show us all how it's really done!
When Sotheby's agents get together, not only do we have a good time, but we make personal connections that allow us to help our clients with properties anywhere in the world. With 18,000 Sotheby's International Realty agents in 800 offices in 61 countries, you never have to search for an agent on your own again. Look no further than your local Sotheby's agent to help connect you with a Buyer or Seller agent anywhere in the world. Although the number of agents seems astounding, the ability to network and find a direct connection is unparalleled by any company. It's even better than the six degrees of separation - usually more like one or two to make a direct connection.
Whether you are looking to buy or sell, from Arizona to Zanzibar, let us be your Global Real Estate Advisor!
Thank you to all of the sponsors that helped us put on such a successful event!
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