Luxury Portfolio International™ Secures Premiere Independent Firms By Mid-Third Quarter


CHICAGO, IL – August 8, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Luxury Portfolio International™, the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, is honored to report a successful second quarter of recruiting with the announcement of several prestigious domestic and international members to the program. These new members are top firms, both in terms of sales volume and number of agents in their select markets.

Recently Luxury Portfolio International™ welcomed Hilton & Hyland Real Estate in Beverly Hills, CA, which is known for selling the most expensive listings in the United States including their recent sale of The Manor, previously the most expensive listing in the United States.

Overseas growth includes the addition of HYPO Capital Immobilien GmbH in Baden-Baden, Germany and Belles Demeures de France in Paris, France; and Grund & Boden Fundus in Berlin, Germany. To continue the momentum developed as the result of these new members and an expanded presence in Europe, Luxury Portfolio has planned its 2011 International Symposium in Madrid October 19-21.

Other new U.S.-based members include Wendy Wilmot Properties in Bald Head Island, NC; Village Properties in Montecito, CA; Iowa Realty in West Des Moines, IA; Bean Group in Portsmouth, NH and Leonard Ryden Burr Real Estate in Winston-Salem, NC.

“Stabilizing trends in the market have supported our growth, both domestically and internationally,” notes Luxury Portfolio International™ President Paul Boomsma. Paul adds, “We are delighted to continually engage the highest quality firms by responding to changes in the high end market and providing targeted exposure for luxury homes.”

Kimberly Ecker
800-621-6510 x 158

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