AppleTV and Sotheby’s International Realty partner to create the world’s first real estate platform for your TV.

Steamboat Sotheby’s International Realty is incredibly excited to announce the recently released Sotheby’s International Realty Apple TV app, which is available for download on the tvOS App Store today.

Think about all the ways in which you consume content online. You pull out your smartphone or tablet, or maybe you boot up a notebook computer during an extended wait at the airport. Perhaps at home you have a large desktop computer, perfect for photo editing or watching videos on your Facebook feed.

While there are certainly pros and cons to the use of each of these devices for different tasks, they all have the exact same relationship with the user:  it’s an isolated, individual experience. Just you and the device.

Now contrast this to the way in which we consume content on our increasingly large TV screens. Whether it’s live content like major sporting events or the next big blockbuster you’ve just rented in HD, our TV screens lend themselves directly to a shared viewing experience that is entirely unique.

What’s more, the way the content itself is displayed on these larger screens is absolutely unmatched. HD videos and high resolution, professionally shot photography looks fantastic on a desktop computer, but when displayed in your home theater or living room, the results are truly stunning.

Now, home viewing and shopping can truly be a shared experience through the SIR Apple TV App. The opportunities that this platform provide are tailor-made for experiencing the amazing properties represented throughout the Sotheby’s International Realty network in the best way possible – in the comfort of your own home, exploring these inspiring homes with your friends and family.

Designed to reflect the look and feel of sothebysrealty.com, the home screen features a rotating assortment of properties from the world over with a combination of stunning high-resolution photography and high-definition filmmaking.

The Properties area of the app allows you to:

  • Search by city, state, and country using the Siri remote voice dictation to easily arrive at your destination.
  • Filter by price, lifestyle or bedrooms and bathrooms
  • Keep an eye out for the video icon on the lower-right corner of properties that have an HD video available.
  • Swipe left and right to quickly page through the high-resolution, professionally shot photography of each property.
  • Click the touch pad at any time to view more property information.
  • Organize your preferred properties by selecting the Favorites icon on the right hand menu.
  • Share the property via email, or request more information directly from the agent.

In the eGallery section, you can choose the Gallery view to be presented with a rotating selection of the very best high-resolution property photos from across our network. Enter the Game Mode to guess the location of our featured properties from around the world, and filter by Lifestyle to customize the experience.

You can access your three most recent location searches under the Favorites menu, as well as all of your favorited properties.

Finally, we encourage you to move the Sotheby’s International Realty app into your Apple TV “Top Shelf,” which allows you to access your recent searches and favorites right from your Apple TV home screen.

Powered by the amazing visuals produced by the Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates from around the world, the Sotheby’s International Realty Apple TV app allows you to share the pleasure of browsing our outstanding properties with your friends and family in the comfort of your own home. A premium real estate experience unlike any other.

Download it today from the Apple TV App Store by searching for “Sotheby’s International Realty”.