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ONE Sotheby’s International Realty welcomes Sea Turtle Real Estate through virtual merger

Top Florida Brokerage Strengthens Presence along Florida’s East Coast With Addition of Sea Turtle Real Estate’s Experts in Indian River and St. Lucie Counties

MIAMI, FL (May 6, 2020) – ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, Florida’s leading luxury real estate brokerage, announced a merger with the boutique real estate firm, Sea Turtle Real Estate. This marks the firm’s third merger in the last three months and solidifies ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s position as the premier source for luxury real estate on Florida’s East Coast. Led by Bobbie Holt, Sea Turtle Real Estate will be merged into the daily operations of the company, granting its agents access to the comprehensive marketing, technology, training and referral opportunities provided by the leader along Florida’s East Coast.

“We are thrilled to welcome Bobbie and the Sea Turtle Real Estate team to our family,” said Daniel de la Vega, president of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty. “We firmly believe in Florida’s East Coast real estate market return, and the merger with Sea Turtle will help strengthen our presence and further enhance our agent support.”

As part of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s aggressive growth strategy aimed at attracting leading industry talent, the merger had been in discussion prior to the pandemic. The brand will onboard Sea Turtle Real Estates agents using its signature technology through the brand’s first ever virtual merger. Leveraging their proprietary industry technology, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty continues to lead the way and increasingly provide value to their partners.

“I decided it was time to align with a global brand that would truly help set us apart in this competitive industry,” said Bobbie Holt, Broker and Owner, Sea Turtle Real Estate, LLC.  “The global marketing efforts and the vast tech suite that ONE Sotheby’s International Realty provides its agents is the perfect way for us to elevate our business to new levels.”

Based in Vero Beach, Florida, Sea Turtle Real Estate associates are experts in Indian River and St. Lucie county home sales. A full-service residential real estate company offering demonstrated expertise with home purchases, sales, seasonal rentals, corporate relocation, and referral services, their agents represent over 200 years of experience in the real estate industry.

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty continues to be Florida’s leading real estate brokerage and voice for luxury buyers and sellers on the East Coast. Last November, the brand acquired Treasure Coast Sotheby’s International Realty, marking the firm’s entrance into the Central Florida market. This year, the leading luxury brokerage is expected to continue its expansion and growth.

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About ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty is Florida’s premier source for luxury real estate and development opportunities with 18 offices spanning from Miami and Key Biscayne to Vero Beach and Melbourne. Since its inception in 2008, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty has recruited more than 900 of the world’s most passionate and well-connected agents. For more than 250 years, the Sotheby’s name has exemplified the promise of a life well lived, and ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s direct affiliation with Sotheby’s and Sotheby’s International Realty has offered the company unparalleled, global reach – an attribute sellers reap the full benefit of as their homes receive prime exposure to a network of more than 22,700 associates in more than 72 countries and territories with more than 1,000 offices.

In addition to its luxury brokerage division, the firm also boasts a development sales division representing some of Florida’s most successful and prestigious condo developments with a total inventory of over $3.1 billion. Offering committed professionals, backed by a global brand with a heritage of unsurpassed quality, value and trust, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty is dedicated to giving extraordinary lives a home to thrive.

For more information about the South and Central Florida market or about working with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, please visit www.onesothebysrealty.com.