Phoenix, AZ – Local Luxury Real Estate is proud to announce that Walt Danley Christie’s International Real Estate has joined its brokerage to become Local Walt Danley | Christie’s International Real Estate, a move that will bolster the company’s reputation as a leader in the luxury real estate market in Arizona.
With this new partnership, Local Luxury Real Estate will expand its portfolio of luxury properties, offering discerning buyers and sellers an even wider range of options to choose from. Moreover, the acquisition will enhance the firm’s ability to provide exceptional service to its clients by leveraging Christie’s International Real Estate’s powerful national and international brokerage network, offering greater marketing exposure through top-tier publications and digital platforms, and through connections to the iconic Christie’s auction house for the sale of art and luxury goods.
With a total of $700 million in sales in 2022 and representing some of Arizona’s most iconic properties, this partnership combines two of the most sought-after luxury real estate brokerages in Phoenix. The move brings together 70 agents from Local Luxury and 35 agents from Walt Danley, with offices in Arcadia, Paradise Valley, North Scottsdale and plans to expand into Flagstaff to better serve Arizona’s upscale communities.
This partnership unites two of Arizona’s most accomplished luxury real estate professionals. Katrina Barrett, founder and designated broker at Local Luxury Real Estate, who quickly ascended to become one of the leading real estate agents in Arcadia, Paradise Valley, Scottsdale and Phoenix. Her sales of over $300 million in 2021 placed her as the #2 agent in Arizona. She has been recognized among the Top 100 agents in the United States for the past three years, underscoring her exceptional track record. Walt Danley, the founder of Walt Danley Christie’s International, brings over 40 years of experience, consistently ranking among the top 1% of REALTORS(R) in the United States in terms of annual sales volume, and multiple record-setting sales throughout his career. Together, they will lead the brokerage with a steadfast commitment to providing exceptional service to Arizona’s luxury real estate market.
“We are thrilled to bring Walt Danley Christie’s International Real Estate into the Local Luxury Real Estate family,” said Katrina Barrett. “For us, the relationship always comes ahead of the transaction, and the values we share make this partnership an easy decision. I am looking forward to working alongside Walt and his amazing team and leveraging the Christie’s International Real Estate affiliation to give our luxury clients even greater service.”
Walt Danley, expressed similar enthusiasm about the acquisition. “When I started planning the firm’s next chapter, I made one phone call – and that was to Katrina. We are excited to join forces with Local Luxury Real Estate and to contribute our expertise to their team,” he said. “Together, we will provide unparalleled service to our clients and set the standard for luxury real estate in Phoenix.”
Local Luxury Real Estate has a track record of success in the Phoenix luxury real estate market, serving clients with professionalism and integrity for many years. With the addition of Walt Danley Christie’s International Real Estate’s network, experience and knowledge, Barrett expects Local Walt Danley to top $1 billion in sales in 2023.
About Local Luxury Real Estate
Local Luxury Real Estate has quickly grown into one of Arizona’s most sought-after luxury real estate brokerages, with top Arizona agents, and over $1 billion in sales serving athletes, executives and businesses in their Arizona real estate needs. From its start in 2018, Local Luxury was built on a strong foundation of collaboration and community-centric ideals. Katrina Barrett has led the brokerage by challenging each agent to live by the mission of serving others first. The Local brand is about elevating the level of service to their clients, all individuals involved in the transaction and the local community at large. For more information, please visit localluxuryre.com.
Walt Danley | Christie’s International Real Estate
Walt Danley Christie’s International Real Estate is one of the nation’s most prestigious and successful luxury real estate firms, specializing in Arizona’s most affluent neighborhoods. President Walt Danley has consistently ranked in the top one percent of real estate agents in the United States every single year since 1977 and continually earns the industry’s highest accolades. As Arizona’s exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, Walt and his team have access to marketing tools and an affluent clientele that other firms simply cannot match. Combining profound knowledge, expertise, and a track record of success, Walt Danley Christie’s International Real Estate has earned a reputation as the premier luxury real estate firm in Arizona. For more information, please visit waltdanley.com.
About Christie’s International Real Estate
Christie’s International Real Estate has successfully marketed high-value real estate around the world for more than 30 years. Through its invitation-only Affiliate network spanning nearly 50 countries and territories, Christie’s International Real Estate offers incomparable services to a global clientele at the luxury end of the residential property market. For more information, please visit christiesrealestate.com.
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