We are a proud of beeing a part of Christie’s International Real Estate, which is a fully-owned subsidiary of Christie’s, one of the world’s oldest and leading art auction house. Christie’s was founded 1766 in London and to this day specializes in exclusive art auctions. Christie’s is since 2009 owned by the Frenchman Francois Pinault, who also owns Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent och Château Latour, among others. Christie’s International Real Estate was founded in 1987 and was acquired in 1995 in order to take advantage of the synergy effects that exist between the worlds of exclusive art and real estate. Today, Christie’s International Real Estate is active in 48 countries with 138 local branches, all of them represented by local specialists in their respective market for the sale and purchase of high-end real estate. The website has over 70 million visitors per year. Residence Real Estate was founded in 2002 by Lars Fogelklou, Jonas Martinsson, Per Bjerkén, and Jan Lundqvist. Together, they have decades of experience in Sweden’s prestigious homes segment. In 2008, Residence Real Estate became the first realtor in northern Europe to become a part of Christie’s International Real Estate, and is since then simply called Residence Christie’s.