Yes. What is advantageous in using such agents in theluxury market is the network that a group of such agents have on a global level. In our office, we work with clients that specifically call about historic luxury homes in the Louisiana and Mississippi markets. However, sometimes we can get refferals from other cities.
A good example is although I am based in New Orleans, I have contacts in the Chicagoland area at the Sotheby's offices who can direct my clients from down here to opportunities in the Lincoln Park areas seeking a condominium. The same is true with clients we have that are looking at the Miami or even Panama luxury condominium markets.
Luxury clientele do not have the same objectives or needs as the average person..many have options to pay cash, often own more than one home, or may simply want to own their piece of the American Pie in a certain location. As such, one has to understand their lifestyle and priorities in a different manner than when one has a first time homebuyer you helping find a mortgage for.... more