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About List Sotheby’s International Realty Hawaii:

The leader in premium real estate, we deploy intuitive technology to deliver a truly personalized, client-driven experience. With professionals in over 70 countries, we’re local everywhere, allowing us to walk alongside our clients at every stage of their journey. We know they expect us to be the first and the best in exclusive property. We deliver.

Building on the centuries-long reputation of the preeminent auction house, the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand is recognized globally. Our legacy of quality service and expertise is unmatched. When a home is represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty® brand, it is presented to a highly qualified global clientele through exclusive channels and relationships. Our proprietary network of residential brokerage companies is located in 70 countries worldwide and a total of 22,700 affiliated independent sales associates. With offices throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and 1,000 offices around the globe, Sotheby’s International Realty® is truly a global real estate brand.

List Sotheby’s International Realty maintains a legacy of success as Hawaii’s leading real estate brokerage. Our focused and successful sales associates provide the highest level of personal service and maintain unparalleled knowledge of the real estate marketplace. Providing unprecedented brokerage, relocation and concierge services, we serve local and international clientele with experienced agents who are active and engaged members of the community.

Paired with customized marketing and global reach, properties listed with List Sotheby’s International Realty are positioned in the current market to achieve the best possible results. Understanding that our island properties occupy a special and significant place in the world, and that each property is as unique as each client, transactions are expertly handled in a rewarding and personal manner with luxury service at the forefront of all we do.

About List Sotheby’s International Realty:

List Sotheby's International Realty is the leading luxury residential real estate brokerage on Oahu, Hawaii, providing exceptional service and market knowledge to buyers and sellers of single-family homes and condominiums island-wide. As an exclusive affiliate of the Sotheby’s International Realty® network, we take great pride in leveraging our expertise, unparalleled resources, and global connections to perfectly unite extraordinary places with the extraordinary buyers who cherish Hawaii as we do.

List Sotheby’s International Realty represents the perfect marriage of local roots and global reach. The foundation of our presence in the Hawaii real estate market is built upon the long-standing careers of our fifty+ brokers, who are distinguished leaders in the communities we serve. Our office provides the highest level of brokerage, project marketing, investment advisory, research and consulting services to its clients.

Beyond Oahu, we are the only brokerage with a 25-year history of real estate sales and development in Japan. The pipeline of clients, properties, and services which moves between Japan and Hawaii continually increases, representing a significant part of our success. List Sotheby’s International Realty is a key component of the Sotheby’s International Realty® network. The List Sotheby’s International Realty platform is comprises of ten offices in Japan, two in Hawaii, one in the Philippines, one in Singapore, one in Hong Kong, and with our newest office located in Thailand.

Our Story:

The List Group was established in 1991, immediately after the real estate bubble burst in Japan. The List Group includes List Homes, List Development, List Construction, List Asset Management, and List Properties. The objective of our organization was to reform the real estate industry from that of chaos— as a result of the real estate bubble, and to instead focus on bringing trust and value to the real estate industry.

Starting with our real estate brokerage business, we have expanded the range of our services one step at a time—from the sale of high-quality, original brand condominiums and detached houses, to city planning and development. During this period, we acquired an extensive track record and a wealth of unique expertise.

Founder, Hisashi Kitami, envisioned a way for real estate agents to better connect with their clients and to genuinely fulfill each individual client’s needs. To achieve his aspiration, Mr. Kitami took action and established his own brokerage firm, the List Group in 1991, all at the age of 25. At List Sotheby’s International Realty, our pledge is to handle each transaction in a rewarding and personal manner, understanding that each client is as unique as each property.

Mr. Kitami’s deep commitment to the local community has molded his vision for the Oahu operations, which include the growth of local businesses, continued development of the Asia-Hawaii market, and expansion of local condominiums and residential development.

With a vision beyond Japan, a dedicated Hawaii team began to represent an increasing number of Japanese home buyers in Hawaii. As Oahu market share grew, a need developed for local expertise to maintain the high level of service List is known for. With the help of Sotheby’s International Realty®, a series of introductions were made and a plan was developed to bring together Oahu’s most highly regarded professionals to create an Oahu luxury real estate company that would become the unrivaled leader.

Today, that vision is realized with over 60 dedicated professionals on Oahu steeped in the knowledge and culture of Hawaii. Providing sales, property management, and concierge services to both local and international clientele from Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, and Thailand, with future plans to open offices in both Indonesia and Vietnam.

About Sotheby’s International Realty®:

Recognized worldwide, the prestige of the Sotheby’s brand is unparalleled. The acclaimed auction house, established in 1744 in London for collectors of art and other fine possessions, expanded to New York City in 1955. Sotheby’s International Realty® inherited the iconic brand name, building on its legacy by delivering unrivaled real estate services.

Utilizing the worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty® network, your property will receive exposure to seven million potential local and international buyers who visit The strength of the extensive marketing and advertising campaigns we conduct, coupled with the commitment of our associates to do the utmost for our clients results in List Sotheby’s International Realty setting the industry standard for excellence.

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