Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Frank Hardy Inc., in Charlottesville, Virginia, is the newest member of is real estate network, now operating as Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty.
Established in 1977, the firm is owned by Frank Hardy and will serve the high-end real estate market throughout Charlottesville, Piedmont, Albemarle County, Orange County, Chesapeake Bay and the Shenandoah Valley through its two offices and 22 affiliated agents.
“Since its inception in 1977, Frank Hardy Inc. has developed a reputation for specializing in high-end farms and estates,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “During that time, the firm has served its clientele with dedicated support and specialized market knowledge.”
According to Hardy, the affiliation offers his firm a broader reach among potential clients worldwide. “We have always worked with an international client base, and we believe that with the support of this brand we can expand on that,” he said. “We have spent nearly 40 years developing a deep understanding of our unique market, which offers a vibrant university community mixed with outdoor country living. It is with this understanding and love of our hometown that we serve our clients.”
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 16,500 sales associates located in approximately 760 offices in 60 countries and territories worldwide. Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty listings are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and their clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.