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Five Forbes Global Properties Members Recognized Among RealTrends 500

 Forbes Global Properties, a curated consumer marketplace of luxury homes and an invitation-only membership network of top real estate firms, is proud to congratulate Hawaii LifeDale Sorensen Real EstateSlifer Smith & Frampton Real EstateWillis Allen Real Estate, and RETSY for inclusion on the coveted RealTrends 500 list. Now in its 34th year, RealTrends 500 showcases the top 500 brokerages in the country based on transaction sides.

The 2023 rankings highlight:

  • Hawaii Life, ranked 120 by transaction volume and 426 by transaction sides
  • Dale Sorensen Real Estate, ranked 330 by transaction volume and 495 by transaction sides
  • Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate, ranked 139 by transaction volume
  • Willis Allen Real Estate, ranked 376 by transaction volume
  • RETSY, ranked 421 by transaction volume

Regarded as the leading report ranking the performance of the top residential real estate brokerage firms, RealTrends adheres to a stringent review and requires independent verification of application submissions. The 2023 survey is based on 2022 transactional data.

The exclusive worldwide residential real estate partner of Forbes, Forbes Global Properties provides branding and marketing services to the world’s premier real estate firms and is now represented by more than 13,000 real estate agents across 440 locations. Members are thoroughly vetted, and the network is comprised of top brokerages with proven records of success in luxury property sales and recognized delivery of exceptional client service.

Founded in 2008, Hawaii Life is the top-producing real estate brokerage in the State of Hawaii, leading the market in luxury property listings and sales due to a well-earned reputation for discretion and highly personalized service. Hawaii Life has cultivated a truly international network of discerning clients looking to invest in Hawaii. The firm leverages the deep market expertise of its 350 agents and a robust in-house creative agency to serve its clientele with skill, insight, and a comprehensive understanding of people and place.

Family-owned and managed since 1978, Dale Sorensen Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage dedicated to a long-standing tradition of excellence. Recognized as the top luxury real estate firm on Florida’s East Coast, the award-winning company’s team of 250 agents is fully equipped to serve its customers with international reach, comprehensive marketing strategies, social networking tools, and innovative internet search optimization techniques. Spanning eight residential sales offices, Dale Sorensen Real Estate proudly upholds its founding commitment to stewardship of the communities it serves.

As the number one real estate company in Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (SSF) has been a pillar of these communities for nearly 60 years. SSF expanded has expanded its presence to Denver, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley with a reach in Colorado that includes 250 brokers and 90 professional team members supporting them. Widely recognized for its marketing and technology, SSF’s powerful programs provide the most extensive exposure for sellers and invaluable tools for buyers.

Established in 1914, Willis Allen Real Estate is the largest and most respected independent real estate firm in San Diego County. The firm is unwavering in its commitment to the delivery of the highest level of service through its modern marketing programs, industry leading technology, and exclusive international partnerships. Locally-owned, Willis Allen’s team of expert agents across seven offices throughout the region offer more coverage and knowledge of San Diego luxury property than any other real estate company in the area.

Launched in October 2020 amid the global COVID pandemic, Phoenix-area-based RETSY is a tech-focused brokerage that achieved immediate success, surpassing $1 billion in sales within just 18 months. Offering local expertise with an international reach, RETSY has earned the trust and loyalty of many affluent home buyers and sellers seeking greater exposure and access via the technological advances built from scratch and implemented by firm founder Chris Morrison.

Inclusion within the Forbes network further extends the brokerages’ reach locally and globally. Luxury listings are presented across Forbes and Forbes Global Properties platforms, which garner remarkable engagement and success with Forbes’ captive audience of more than 100 million monthly visitors. This global access allows the luxury brokerages to inform potential homebuyers and sellers throughout the world of local market trends and showcase the finest properties for sale through print, digital, and social media channels, including expert commentary, timely market data, and top-tier editorial.

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