Our Company History

History_80x75Cascade Sotheby's International Realty, serving the real estate community in Bend, Sunriver, Sisters, Portland, SW Washington and the Oregon Coast. Our company embodies the tradition of quality, standards and expertise, just as the Sotheby's brand has for hundreds of years.

  1. Sotheby’s Auction House

    Sotheby’s Auction House was first established as an international art business that today is a leader in the auction world.

  2. The Sotheby’s International Realty® brand was founded to augment the auction business and provide real estate services to select clients around the world.

  3. Strategic Alliance with Realogy -Sotheby’s entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Realogy Corporation, the world's leading real estate brokerage franchisor. In June the brand began offering membership in its franchise system to select real estate brokerage companies.

  4. In Less than a Year - the brand attracted 17 premier firms in the U.S. and two international franchises.

  5. Deb Tebbs Receives Sotheby’s Franchise

    Deb Tebbs was awarded the Sotheby’s International Realty franchise for Central Oregon, becoming the 109th Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliate Office.

  6. Real Estate Franchise Award - The Sotheby’s International Realty brand is named winner of the Franchise Business Review’s 2008 Best in Category for Real Estate Franchisee Satisfaction Award.

  7. Exclusive Micro Site Launched

    Exclusive Micro Site Launched on The Wall Street Journal website where all listings are now featured.

  8. Wendy Adkisson joins Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty as managing principle broker, bringing over 25 years of experience in Central Oregon and a reputation unrivaled by managing brokers in our area.

    Exclusive Micro Site Launched

    The Brand announces that it has formed a significant collaboration with The New York Times to showcase all of the company listings online.

  9. Increased Production

    Increased Production - Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty has increased sales volume by over 30% and has added 32 new brokers.

  10. Increased Production

    Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty crosses the threshold of being the number one brokerage in Central Oregon real estate. 19 new brokers are hired. Company expansion includes hiring Rebecca Green as Director of Marketing.

  11. Increased Production

    Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty launches Extraordinary Living Magazine.

    Clear Market Leaders in Central Oregon - 17 new brokers are hired as the company continues to grow. Locally sales figures posted that outpaced that of the area market with a tremendous increase in market share. Sales exceed that of the nearest competitior by $95 million.

  12. Increased Production

    New Dynamic Local Website Launched - Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty launches new dynamic website

    Core marketing plan launches with introduction of comprehensive relocation system, referral network and strategic media and print campaigns to maximum local, national and international exposure for our clients in Central Oregon.

    The Brand wins Franchise Business Review’s Best in Category for the seventh year in a row!

  13. Deb Tebs - is awarded expansion franchise for Portland, Lake Oswego, SW Washington and the Oregon Coast.


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