Walt Danley Christie’s International joins Local Luxury Real Estate
Christie’s International Real Estate, according to an announcement made on Thursday. The partnership will help to improve the company’s reputation in Arizona as a leader in luxury real estate.
Katrina Barrett, founder of Local Luxury and broker, stated that the relationship is more important than the transaction in a statement about their partnership. “I look forward to working with Walt and his amazing team, and leveraging Christie’s International Real Estate affiliation for our luxury clients.”
The brokerages, which collectively had $700 million in sales in 2022 and 70 agents from Local Luxury, will now be operated by 35 Walt Danley agents. It will have offices in Arcadia and North Scottsdale. Plans are to expand into Flagstaff.
Walt Danley Christie’s International founder stated that “When I began planning the firm’s next chapter, there was one phone call – it was to Katrina.” “We will provide unmatched service to our clients together and set the standard in luxury real estate in Phoenix.”
According to the statement, Local Luxury will increase its portfolio of high-end properties through this partnership and improve client service by leveraging Christie’s International Real Estate’s brokerage network.
Barrett stated that she expects the Local Walt Danley will have more than $1Billion in sales this year.
The Walt Danley Group was ranked second in Arizona among all teams in RealTrends’ top-rated real estate professionals rankings in 2021. It had more than $263 millions in sales volume. It was ranked 22nd nationally in the RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand rankings for the top large teams based on sales volume.