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Luxury Portfolio International® Honors Mary Gullixson

March 29, 2013

Alain Pinel Realtor Claims Award for Highest Listing Volume in 2012 Within Luxury Network

Mary Gullixson of Alain Pinel Realtors was the recipient of a prestigious Luxury Portfolio International® Award presented during the network’s annual conference held February 24-28 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The event attracted a sell-out crowd of nearly 2,000 leading real estate professionals from 17 countries who gathered to explore global real estate trends and recognize top-performing members.
Mary Gullixson was recognized for having the Highest Total Listing Volume in 2012 among U.S.-based Luxury Portfolio member firms, a significant distinction reflecting the company’s dominance in the high-end luxury real estate market. Gullixson, with the help of her son Brent, is no stranger to being nationally recognized. Gullixson has placed in the top five agents in the nation the past three consecutive years based on closed sales volume according to the Wall Street Journal / Real Trends “Top Thousand” which ranks all real estate professionals each year.
“Mary Gullixson is an extraordinary person who never ceases to amaze me with her unrivaled success as a real estate professional and her unparalleled integrity and personal dedication to excellence in all that she does,” said Rainy Hake, Executive Vice President of Alain Pinel Realtors. “The team of Mary and Brent Gullixson continues to be a dominant force in residential real estate not just in the San Francisco Bay area, but internationally, as proved by this award. I expect that this is not the last award for excellence that Mary and Brent will win this year for delivering what Alain Pinel Realtors is known for – truly exceptional service for our distinguished clients.” Alain Pinel Realtors was previously honored as Top Luxury Brokerage in 2011 by Luxury Portfolio.
“We are delighted to recognize Mary Gullixson and her team at Alain Pinel Realtors for achieving distinction among our network of market-leading luxury real estate firms,” said Stephanie Pfeffer, Executive Vice President of Luxury Portfolio International®. “The award reflects the continued commitment of Alain Pinel Realtors to delivering the highest level of service to its luxury clientele and strategically utilizing Luxury Portfolio’s global marketing resources.”
Luxury Portfolio International® is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest global network of premier locally branded companies dominated by many of the world’s most powerful independent luxury brokerages. Luxury Portfolio International attracts a global audience of visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month and annually markets over 25,000 luxury homes to over 1.2 million high-net-worth visitors.

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Q3 Luxury Portfolio Stats

November 5, 2010

Luxury Portfolio has just released their Q3 stats. Highlights include:

  • Updated statistics on Sotheby’s, CB Previews and Mayfair regarding % of listings above/below $1M
  • Strong quarterly traffic at approximately 110,000/month during Q3
  • Stats on the luxury consumer and social media
  • Average listing on = $2,320,000
  • Introduction of LP3-D – Luxury Portfolio with 3D mapping

Click here to access the final Q3 statistics presentation:
Download the latest quarterly stats here

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Luxury Portfolio Launches 3D Mapping

October 27, 2010 has just added 3D Arial Mapping to their site! This new feature allows visitors to Luxury Portfolio to see all properties on the site through a new 3D mapping search – allowing consumers to “fly” over properties to see the related area, landscape and relation of other available properties to one another in a fun, informative way. Literally, you can select “Start Tour” and it will fly you from property to property.
You can access 3D results from search results and on a property detail page when the map is available.
Visit to download the software and start using this new feature now!

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LuxeAnalytics™ – Demonstrate Your Global Reach

October 27, 2010

Did you know that by marketing your listing through our luxury affiliate, Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection®, you have the power to reach all 200 countries/regions in the world, every month? And you can easily generate great looking reports that tell you how often consumers are viewing a property, what country they are coming from, what language they speak and more.
Learn how to create these easy-to-customize, print-ready flyers with this short video:
PS. Never been in LuxeXchange? Log in via SAVI or follow the instructions outlined here:

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Luxury Portfolio & The Power of Luxury Marketing

October 20, 2010

As you already know, Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection® is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest global network of premier, locally branded companies dominated by many of the world’s most powerful independent luxury brokerages just like APR.
What you might not know is, the website,, features more $1M+ residences than any other luxury real estate network site and attracts over 1.2 million high-net-worth visitors a year. We link to directly to introduce clients in our market to this powerful program.
Please take a moment to watch this 2 minute video featuring Paul Boomsma, President of Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection®, and consider sharing it with your potential and current clients. It does a great job of explaining why this affiliation gives you power in the luxury marketing space:

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APR Wins Recognition in Luxury Real Estate Marketing Contest

May 27, 2009

SCOTTSDALE, AZAlain Pinel Realtors earned the First Place Award for Company Brand in the Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection® Marketing Contest, held in conjunction with the Luxury Portfolio Conference at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale.
The award-winning entry in the Company Brand category was chosen based on professionalism of design, effectiveness in addressing the luxury audience and overall presentation. Alain Pinel Realtors was given the award at the Luxury Portfolio Awards Luncheon, where the network’s achievement awards were presented.
“We received very positive feedback on our image campaign this year and it is a great honor to have the program recognized by this distinguished international group,” said Larry Knapp, President and COO of Alain Pinel Realtors. “Our membership in Luxury Portfolio is a great benefit to our agents and to our clients”.
“The companies affiliated with Luxury Portfolio are renowned for their expertise in marketing luxury homes,” notes Paul Boomsma, president of Luxury Portfolio. “To earn distinction among this group is a significant honor, and I salute Alain Pinel Realtors for their achievement.”
Launched in 2005, Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection® has grown to include over 15,000 of the world’s most remarkable properties and attracts over 1.2 million high-net-worth visitors a year. The first to promote luxury properties in multiple languages and currencies, Luxury Portfolio is unmatched in the global arena, with members in 17 countries and website visitors from over 200 countries every month. The site’s total inventory of available properties exceeds $35 billion. Please visit for luxury homes and luxury homes for sale throughout the world.