Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty | App Benefits

The Sotheby’s International Realty® brand has introduced revolutionary augmented reality (AR) app Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty(sm). Here are some of the ways the app will benefit homebuyers, sellers, and real estate agents.

According the Harvard Business Review’s A Manager’s Guide to Augmented Reality, research has shown that an AR experience allows consumers to form more accurate expectations, therefore increasing confidence in purchasing decisions and shortening the sales cycle.

  • For prospective homebuyers – Viewing a potential house in AR breaks down visualization barriers that often accompany the homebuying process, allowing prospective homebuyers the unique ability to envision the house in their personal taste and style. Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty offers the opportunity for buyers to ultimately see a house as their own home, increasing confidence in any purchasing decisions.
  • For home sellers / Sotheby’s International Realty clients – Selling a home with a Sotheby’s International Realty sales associate means tapping into the power of AR to sell the home by helping prospective buyers overcome the visualization barriers of touring an empty home or one decorated in style that differs from their taste.
  • For the Sotheby’s International Realty sales associate – The benefits for the sales associate are similar to those of the homebuyer and seller; Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty empowers the sales associate to present a home in an objective and neutral manner. The app also alleviates the need for sales associates to physically stage homes, allowing them to save money on the costs of either renting or buying and storing furniture.

“Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty is destined to become a go-to resource for Sotheby’s International Realty sales associates,” said Ashley F. Morris, vice president of marketing, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty. “This app is the first of its kind for residential real estate and perfectly aligns with our goal to deliver an immersive experience tailored to each client’s individual style. Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty unites innovation with our commitment to providing exceptional service to our clients by allowing sales associates to take on a meaningful role in the transformation of a house into a home.”

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty is available now for download in the Google Play Store. The app was built with Google’s ARCore, which can run on 100 million Android devices worldwide. The Sotheby’s International Realty brand will launch Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty for iOS this spring through a continued partnership with roOomy.

Learn more about this unprecedented augmented reality experience on sothebysrealty.com

 

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Sotheby’s International Realty First Real Estate Brand to Launch Augmented Reality App: Introducing Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty(sm), powered by roOomy, Revolutionizes the Homebuying and Selling Experience for Sales Associates and Consumers

 

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the launch of Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty, a mobile augmented reality (AR) app that will bring a home’s virtual staging images from 2-D perception into augmented reality.

Buying a house is not only a significant financial decision, but is also deeply personal and emotional. Introducing an augmented reality component to the homebuying experience takes the consumer on a personal journey that allows them to see a house transformed into a home, their home, through the magic of technology.” – John Passerini, global vice president of interactive marketing, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

 

The app was built with ARCore, Google’s AR Software platform, and is powered by roOomy, the leading virtual staging technology platform specializing in 3D/AR/VR content creation and application development. Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty allows consumers to visualize a house as their own before purchase, thereby curating the homebuying experience. Working closely with Google in the run up to ARCore’s release, the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand is the first real estate brand to launch and implement a virtual staging AR app, transforming the homebuying and selling experience for sales associates and consumers.

ARCore enables augmented reality capabilities on 100 million Android devices across the ecosystem, bringing new possibilities to today’s mobile phones. We’re thrilled to work with the Sotheby’s International Realty brand on this experience, which can help redefine the way real estate is sold.” – Adrienne McCallister, senior director, Google AR Business Development

 

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty is taking virtually staged images from a flat, 2-D screen into the house itself through the power of AR. The app also features a curated selection of AR interior designs, ranging from modern living rooms to traditional dining rooms that provides the consumer with the opportunity to immediately swap among these styles, something physical staging could never accomplish.

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty solves visualization problems without making costly, time-intensive and cumbersome changes to the physical space.” –John Passerini

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty is available now for download in the Google Play Store. The app was built with Google’s ARCore, which can run on 100 million Android devices worldwide. The Sotheby’s International Realty brand will launch Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty for iOS this spring through a continued partnership with roOomy.

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New Listing | Discover the Deer Valley Ski in/Ski Out Experience

8880 Empire Club Dr #210 Park City, Utah 84060 United States

$1,950,000 | Bedrooms: 3 | Bathrooms: 3.5 | 1,802 Sq Ft.

Discover the Deer Valley ski in/ski out experience you’ve been searching for. Enjoy this 3 bedroom, 4 bathroom upgraded, fully furnished, luxury condo in the beautiful Empire Pass area of Deer Valley with Talisker Club Membership included.

Located directly across from the newly renovated Tower Club on the Silver Buck run, you will be able to ski in and out of the Silver Strike lift. Members only ski lockers, on-mountain dining, lounge, pool, hot tub, spa, fitness center and kids’ program, are some of the amazing amenities you will enjoy with this gorgeous condo & Club Membership. Perfect for a second home, investment opportunity, or 1031 Exchange.

View full listing here!

Interested in this home? Contact us!

March 2018 Greater Park City Real Estate Market Video Update

March 2018 Greater Park City Real Estate Market Video Update

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty has released information about real estate markets in the Greater Park City area for the previous month. These market reports focus on units sold, median sales price, days on market and the inventory of homes for sale.

Greater Park City Area – Single Family Homes: Active inventory was down 21% from 2016 with 572 units on the market and down 5% from the previous month. The median listing price was $2.01 million. The average days on market was down 26% from 148 days in 2016 to 109 days in 2017. The median sales price was $850,000. The averages for units sold in the month of November increased 9% for units sold year over year and held steady month over month with a total of 73 units sold.

Greater Park City Area – Condominiums: Active inventory was down 14% from 2016 with 427 units on the market and down 3% from the previous month. The median listing price was just over $950,00. The average days on market was down 27% from 107 days in 2016 to 78 days in 2017. The median sales price was just under $690,000. The averages for the month of November show a decrease of 19% for units sold year over year and increased 41%, month over month with a total of 58 units sold.

For more market updates, visit our market updates page!

Breaking News | PASS WARS: Ikon vs. Epic

The hottest news to hit the slopes: The introduction and unveiling of the Ikon Pass! Passes are now available and on sale here. Within the last week, more details of the Epic Pass have been released, including additional ski opportunities at Hakuba Valley in Japan and Kicking Horse, and Fernie and Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.

Multi-resort passes can be advantageous for ski town residents and vacationers. Choosing the best pass for your mountain adventure takes some research, but Larry Olmsted has written articles in Forbes that are helpful and up-to-date on the dilemma. Check out the full article here, and be sure to click on the links within the text for further updates!

More Information About Ikon vs. Epic | Image Source: Alterra Mountain Company

Intercap Lending Mortgage Update – RATES ARE STILL GREAT!

As 2018 started, mortgage rates had held below 4% for 26 straight weeks. The past couple of weeks have seen this stretch come to an end with the average 30-year rate nationwide being in the mid 4% range. This increase in rate is due to China making statements that they are less interested in U.S. Treasuries, along with our own government rebalancing their balance sheets to have less exposure in the bond market. These items combined with the tax and healthcare reform have made for a fairly volatile market.

The good news is that analyst consensus seems to be that the economy is growing, and coupled with lower corporate taxes, many feel that the economy will strengthen even further. Fortunately, rates are still near half their historical average. Rates are still great! There is still time to lock in current rates before they rocket higher.

Visit www.intercaplending.com today!

28th Annual St. George Area Parade of Homes

The Southern Utah Home Builders Association (SUHBA) and Summit SIR welcomes you to attend the 28th Annual St. George Area Parade of Homes. SUHBA members are builders, craftsmen, innovators, problem solvers, trend setters, designers, manufacturers, artists, suppliers, financers and leaders located in Southern Utah. They have contributed countless hours to ensure each Parade home represents the best in home building. As a result, they have one of the best Parade of Homes in the country. We hope you consider attending this year’s event and sincerely appreciate your support. Learn more at ParadeHomes.com.

FORBES Interview With Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Thomson

Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Thompson of Sotheby’s International Realty sits down with Forbes to discuss the emerging luxury consumer. The Sotheby’s International Realty CMO knows what affluent millennials want in home purchases and how they’re engaging with luxury brands.

Our Passion Points — Unrivaled Online Syndication

 

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty’s strategic online syndication ensures that your property is displayed to a qualified, world-wide audience. Only with us will your home have the presence it deserves on over 5,000 websites, including the most authoritative news, art, lifestyle, financial voices as well as real estate-centered websites.

To increase property exposure and ultimately uncover the right buyer, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand has partnered with ListHub to distribute the properties we represent to the most significant media companies and real estate focused websites in the world. Results are measured with a variety of analytics and reporting tools, which enable sales associates and clients to refine a marketing campaign’s impact. This level of exposure is just another reason why Summit Sotheby’s International Realty is like no other.

This level of exposure is just another reason why Summit Sotheby’s International Realty is like no other.

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty Update for February 2018

Summit Sotheby’s International Realty represents some of the most respected builders and developers in the Park City, Salt Lake, and St. George areas featuring luxury estate homes, single family homes, townhomes, condominiums, mixed use and master planned communities. Our development team is comprised of a group of seasoned agents that not only have many years of experience, but represent a wide range of talents necessary for successful marketing and sales. From backgrounds in construction, project management, interior design, and various leadership roles, all talents and skills are represented.


The Jordanelle Estates… Only Two Remain

Only two 5 bedroom single family homes remain available at The Jordanelle Estates each with sweeping views, fantastic outdoors spaces and a location that is just 10 minutes to downtown Park City, world class skiing, and 30 minutes to Salt Lake City International Airport. These homes are equipped with oversized 3-car garages, open floor plans, large walls of glass, main level master bedroom, a custom bunk room, high end appliances, vaulted ceilings, steam shower in the master and more. With the ability to rent on a nightly basis and access to the community clubhouse with pool, hot tub, theater and gym, these homes offer everything desired in a mountain lifestyle from fresh air, mountain views, and instant access to amazing outdoor activities along with the flexibility of use that can be so hard to find in a single family home this close to Park City and Deer Valley.

For more information, visit JordanelleEstates.com or call 435.729.0389.



New Modern Luxury in the Heart of Old Town at the Roundabout

In the center of everything, just steps from Main Street and three bus stops from Deer Valley’s Snow Park base, there is nothing else like Roundabout. The residences live like a single family, but with the lock and leave convenience of a condo, each comes with two private parking spaces plus additional off street parking, a private elevator and unbelievable storage. With just two residences at Roundabout left the opportunity to own is limited.

For more information, visit RoundaboutParkCity.com or call 435.640.4147.


Victory Ranch

Victory Ranch is a private, four-season community amidst 6,700 pristine acres along four-miles of the Upper Provo River. Amenities include an 18-hole Rees Jones golf course, world-class fly-fishing, miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, 5-stand shooting facility, 4×4 adventures, snowmobiles, backcountry yurts, fishing ponds, multiple restaurants, a ski-in/ski-out lodge in Park City and more than 4,000 acres of untouched backcountry.

The Post clubhouse, which includes our concierge, retail store, a heated pool, two hot tubs, fire pit and seasonal grill. Our newest amenity, The Barn, is a destination for recreation, fun, and wellness. The Barn has a Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor, Art Studio, Game Room and Indoor basketball and sport Court as well as a Fitness center, Spa, and Platform Tennis courts. Coming soon to The Barn, a 75-foot swimming pool with hot tub, waterslide, tranquil stream and pond, a great event lawn, bocce ball court, and tennis courts.

Victory Ranch is approximately 15-minutes from Deer Valley and 20 minutes to Park City.

For more information, visit www.victoryranchutah.com or call 435.785.5000.


Affordable, New Construction Minutes from Park City at Wasatch Springs

Wasatch Springs is the latest community for the family owned, Utah home builder, Holmes Homes.  Wasatch Springs offers 30 Townhomes ranging from 1550SF up to 2800 Sf, Three and Four Bedrooms and Attached 2 car garages.  With prices starting at $474,900 there is no better value on the market.  The floor plans are incredibly efficient with no wasted space and plenty of storage throughout.  There are numerous upgrades and designer finishes out of the box (no upgrading needed).  One feature of the community that has been appreciated by all 9 of the current buyers is the affordable HOA dues.  After researching the market and talking to would be home owners it was apparent that affordable HOA dues were important.  Our buyers/clients are out recreating and enjoying the Park City lifestyle and they value that over $400- $500/ mo HOA dues for amenities that tend to go unused most of the year.  Currently we have 15 homes under constructions and 9 of them are sold.  Occupancy will begin in March and go through into Summer 2018.

For more information, visit www.wasatchsprings.com or call 435.901.9250.


Promontory:  It’s All Here… Now!

Promontory Club is a visionary second home private community in Park City, spread across 6,400 acres and offering an incomparable mountain recreational lifestyle.Promontory Homes offers new luxury homes in five premier locations – all within our gated community.   Select from a variety of deluxe designs and neighborhood settings in our award-winning club. Designed to take advantage of the active four season lifestyle at Promontory, five distinctive product lines offer a variety of styles, price ranges and neighborhoods for discriminating buyers.

The Private Estates, located on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, are adjacent to the New Beach House and winter Tubing Hill; The Nicklaus Residences At Golden Bear on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, are within walking distance of the Nicklaus Clubhouse; The Cabins at Dye and Buffalo Jump overlook the Pete Dye Golf Course and feature expansive views of the Alpine Mountain Ski Resort; The Nicklaus Villas At Golden Bear, adjacent to the Nicklaus Clubhouse, are a short walk to the new Nicklaus Fitness Center, and The Cottages (coming soon), on the Jack Nicklaus 18th Tee offer eye-popping vistas of the Wasatch mountain range and Deer Valley Resorts Bald Mountain.

Promontory Homes lets you choose the ideal, newly built home for your family in our magical mountain setting.  Prices range from $1,345,000 to $3,074,000 along with a variety of product types and locations.

For more information, visit www.PromontoryClub.com or call (888) 370-CLUB.


High Star Ranch

High Star Ranch is nestled in the high mountain valley of Kamas, Utah. Just minutes from the world class ski Resorts of Park City, Utah. Our 1,049 acre ranch community offers a new take on community, with over 300 future homes and amenities that will keep you entertained year round. Revel in the outdoors with High Star Ranch’s amenities that include, 16 miles of professionally designed, single track, mountain bike trails, direct access to the 2.2 million acre Uinta National Forest, equestrian facilities and our on-site Outfitter, Rhodes Valley Outfitters. The renowned DeJoria Center provides an unrivaled concert and entertainment venue along with the award-winning State Road Restaurant and Tavern for your dining needs.High Star Ranch consists of six distinct residential neighborhoods to appeal to the most discerning buyer.

Our newest real estate offering consists of 62 homes, thoughtfully designed by local architect Rick Brighton. High Star’s Thorne Creek subdivision will offer three, four and five- bedroom, exceptionally crafted homes built by Joe Kennedy. Build your custom home in North Meadow Subdivision with home sites with spectacular views. Come to live, visit, dine—or take in an intimate concert, conquer the bike trails, ride a horse, hike the back country or just relax in an incredible country setting.

For more information, visit HighStarRanch.com or call 435.640.6597


Deer Vista

It has been a busy holiday season at Deer Vista. We currently have eleven home sites  under contract and several more buyers expressing interest. In addition we are happy to announce that a spectacular Jennings Home is currently under way in Deer Vista. Currently being constructed by Alexander Design / Build Homes. With a contemporary design and the finest of finishes this home is scheduled to be complete in February 2018. We are looking forward to a phenomenal 2018!

We invite you to join Park City’s most exciting new community where you can find solitude and room to breathe while living only minutes away from Historic Main Street, Park City, Utah. Deer Vista is a gated, private community with remarkably low HOA dues. Residents enjoy direct recreational access and  coveted panoramic views of Jordanelle Lake and the Wasatch Back, including Deer Valley Resort.

For more information, visit www.deervista.com or call 435.731.0305 or 435.901.8333.


Empire Residences

New ski-in / ski-out luxury residences in the village at Empire Pass, featuring mountain modern design and dramatic vista views.Empire Residences boasts a rare combination of location, features and design, never before assembled in a single property — direct ski access, beautiful mountain & ski slope views from every unit, expansive outdoor decks with hot tubs, and through-building unit design with private entries. Only twenty luxury residences offered. Prices start at $1,050,000.

For more information, visit www.empireresidences.com or call 435.901.2158.


Goldener Hirsch

This exciting real estate opportunity located on the last remaining parcel in Silver Lake Village will be the first of its kind in over a decade. World renowned architect Tom Kundig has designed a modern interpretation of a mountain ski lodge complemented with sophisticated interiors by Todd-Avery Lenahan. Their combined talents have delivered something truly unique for Deer Valley. Connecting the new Residences to the iconic Goldener Hirsch Inn is a Bridge Plaza that provides a wonderful outdoor gathering space. Additional amenities include a front check-in lobby and library lounge, valet parking, concierge, bellman, courtyard patio and fire pits, conference center, spa treatment rooms, ski-prep room, on snow ski storage, après-ski lounge, game room, konditorei, and a stunning rooftop patio with a pool and hot tub boasting amazing views.

For more information, visit thegoldenerhirsch.com or call 435.901.2158.



Encanto, St. George

Encanto is a uniquely limited and exclusive 30 homesite community located on Snow Canyon Parkway just minutes from Tuacahn. Snow Canyon has some of the area’s best hiking and biking trails. Amenities include; clubhouse with fitness center, outdoor pool and spa, and pickle ball courts. Share this experience as this gated community allows for nightly rentals.

Currently, Encanto has 1 move-in ready home and 3 homes under construction that are available and there is still time to select your home site and floorplan.

For more information, visit encantoutah.com or call 435.619.3399.