Ocean Home

April/May 2012

Ocean Home magazine is for people who love the luxury oceanfront lifestyle, from home design and decor to world-class beach resorts, villas, hotels, and destinations.

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Marilyn Hoffman THE ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR REALTOR MARILYN HOFFMAN'S EXPERTISE in selling extraordinary waterfront estates and ranches attracts a clientele that reads like a Who's Who of business, sports, entertainment and the social register. Indy winner, Andy Granatelli, Golfer Lee Trevino, a Saudi Prince, sports legend Deion Sanders, transportation secretary Milo Bryant, a billionaire Texas oilman, Horatio Alger Member, Carl Westcott, cosmetics queen Mary Kay, Merv Griffin, and a major sports team owner have all been her clients. Marilyn sold a 35,000 sq. ſt. waterfront estate for the full price in only 24 days. This home is believed to be the largest waterfront estate sold in the country. This estate was previously listed with another international broker and did not sell. Marilyn recently made history by listing the most expensive home in Texas, a $100,000,000 property. She also sold one of the largest estates in Texas to the new owners of a major sports team. Her sale of a $9,995,000 Penthouse in Dallas was the most expensive penthouse ever sold in Dallas. Marilyn sold a $13,500,000 estate to the owners of a Scottish castle. Marilyn sold one of the most famous Texas ranches, the Double Diamond Ranch, with 2,000 acres, 20 homes and an exotic game preserve. Marilyn does the most unique marketing in the world, with real "Marilyn's aggressive approach to the international marketing of the property resulted in a completed transaction in five months from start to finish. I'll hasten to add that the prior agencies failed completely to do any effective marketing of Brantley Manor, although I did spend a substantial up-front marketing fee with them." eugene l. brantley, esquire seller of a 13,000 sq. ft. south carolina mansion Marilyn Hoffman and National Champion Stallion, Ultimate Bey bloomfield manor www.KentuckysFinestEstate.com estate exhibits at such prestigious events as the Cavallino Classic Yacht Hop in Palm Beach, Cattle Barons Galas, the Bal de la Mer in Monte Carlo, the Yacht Extravaganza at Fisher Island, the Military Ball in New York, the Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction, the Breeders Cup, the Rolex Three Day Event, the Winter Equestrian Festival, and at a charity gala at Mar a Lago, Donald Trump's Palm Beach estate. Marilyn donates champion Arabian horses to many charity auctions, such as the Watermill Gala in Southampton, where her donation sold for $35,000 to a European princess. Not too many brokers can claim they have sold the largest home in multiple states, but Marilyn certainly holds the record. Her sale of Summer Wind Farm with a 24,000 sq. ſt. home, was the largest home sold in the state of Kentucky. She also sold a 20,000 sq. ſt. home for Cowboy Bill Watts, the world champion wrestler. She sold the Fox Ranch in Colorado, home of a 150,000 sq. ſt. log home, reported to be the largest private residence in the country. This 35,000 sq. ſt. waterfront mansion was sold for full price by Marilyn in only 24 days A 28,000 SF Mansion for only $6,500,000

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