Since the creation of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand there are now approximately six hundred offices in over forty five countries and territories worldwide, being served by more than twelve thousand agents. The Sotheby’s International Realty client profile is one of high net worth, usually with property ownership in multiple locations across the globe, this has created a unique opportunity for referral of business not only between Sotheby’s International Realty offices but also through the Sotheby’s Auction house. The Sotheby’s International Realty website www.sir.com was created with this in mind and enables the savvy purchaser of luxury property to search for real estate across the globe directly from its Homepage. As a tourist destination Cayman Islands Sotheby's International Realty has enjoyed numerous referrals from Sotheby's International Realty offices from around the world and particularly from North American countries like Canada with “Snow Birds” looking for warm climes from which to escape a cold winter back home. The countries from which the Cayman Islands is seeing most interest at the moment are as follows:
The Cayman Islands is also itself very diverse, with over one hundred different nationalities from across the world represented and living here most of which are in some way connected to the affluent financial industry or tourism. Many accountants or attorneys coming to the Cayman Islands for work may only stay a few years and then move to other offshore jurisdictions allowing for business referral to the following countries:
The final significant group for referral business within the Cayman Islands is the locally wealthy situated in and calling the Cayman Islands home whether they be local Caymanian’s or expat’s. It is not uncommon for this group to seek second and third homes in various parts of the world, often times in ski resort destinations, near larger cities or in the case of expats property in their country of birth. Popular places for this group to look for property are:
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