There is no denying that Howard Hanna has gained the trust and attention of home buyers and sellers in the country. The company has been pushing forward its many unique and truly innovative offers and services all compiled in what the company calls “the Hanna Advantage.” One of these unique services is the company’s 100% Money Back Guarantee program which allows the company to buy back a house if the buyer is not satisfied with a house listed by Howard Hanna.
Presently, the company is ranked the fourth largest provider of real estate services in the country. It employs clost to 5,000 top associates and professionals with many years of experience in real estate.
Howard Hanna is also involved in several charitable activities. One of them is the Children’s Free Care program, a program meant to assist children’s hospitals in achieving their goals. With a strong sense of social responsibility and innovative real estate ideas, is no doubt that Howard Hanna is one of the most trusted names in the real estate business.
Long and Foster
One of the fastest-growing companies in the real estate industry, Long and Foster has a team of 11,000 committed sales associates with a strong sense of customer service and utmost professionalism. It currently ranks as the largest company providing more than real estate services in the Mid-Atlantic region. Clients from Maryland to North Carolina turn to Long and Foster to help them not only with their real estate needs, but also with their housing needs in general. Long and Foster offers services related to mortgage, insurance, settlement, and relocation. The company is also known to partner with service providers to help homeowners meet their maintenance needs (such as repairs and installation).
There are over 170 Long and Foster offices scattered all over the Mid-Atlantic region. Through these branches, buyers, sellers, and homeowners can get hold of the latest news and most relevant information related to the real estate industry. From utilities to selling tips, Long and Foster is committed to meet all their clients’ needs.
John L Scott
As John L. Scott Real Estate turned 80 years old this year, employees remember their company’s founder as a Scottish immigrant who left everything behind and journeyed to America with his family in a Model-T Ford. Today, the company that bears his name maintains over 130 offices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. These offices are all manned by more than 2,700 enthusiastic associates and top professionals.
John L. Scott Real Estate’s success is attributed to the company’s strong commitment to excellent customer service. The company, thanks to the leadership of J. Lennox Scott, is one of the most widely recognized real estate companies in the country. Some of the top accolades recently received include the Inman Innovator Award for the “Most Innovative Real Estate Company in the Nation.” One of these innovations is the John L. Scott app. The company recognizes and thus harnesses the power of internet and gadgets, so through the application’s GPS-related features, clients can easily locate millions of listings anytime anywhere.
Windermere Real Estate
In 1972, an enthusiastic man named John Jacobi had a wonderful idea of what real estate should be: an immediate response to the real estate needs of clients (buyers and sellers alike) while being socially responsible. To date, there are over 300 Windermere offices in the country with a strong network of more than 7,000 dedicated agents, all sharing the same beliefs and mission statement with the company’s founder.
With close to 40 years of experience, Windermere is one of the fastest growing real estate companies in the country. Among the services of Windermere include the following: property management, commercial and premier properties, mortgage services, and buying and selling services. To provide only the best services to meet clients’ needs, Windermere invest in a variety of training programs, tools, and resources to maximize the agents’ potential. And to give back to society, the company created Windermere Foundation in 1989 to cater to the needs of the homeless.
Keller Williams Realty, Inc. was founded in 1983 by two visionaries: Gary Keller and Joe Williams. Over the past few years, the company has experienced tremendous and positive growth; and it is now the second largest real estate company in the US specializing in residential properties. It is one of the few real estate names that has withstood the negative effects of the recent economic downturn; and to date, it has more than 80,000 agents in over 690 offices throughout North America.
Since 2001, Kelly Williams Realty has shovelled in countless recognitions and awards from reputable recognizing bodies, and has stood on top of ranking lists for their services and products. This success is due to two main reasons: the company’s secure and inexpugnable models and systems; and the company’s culture. Every year, the company holds Red Day, a chance for all employees to show what the company is like and to have a chance to give back to society. Holding true to its mission, the company works together to build lives worth living.
Diamond Realty was founded in 2002, but after five years, it was sold to Margaret Dusterhoft and Leann Knysh. The duo enhanced the company’s image, with a mission statement that focuses on three core values: honesty, ethical practices, and community service. Today, Diamond Realty has a team of 11 real estate associates and brokers, and is one of the fastest selling real estate companies in Alberta, Canada.
To make sure that its clients have access to relevant information and the latest updates in the industry, Diamond Realty has built a website that can be retrieved anytime of the day. The site contains thousands of property listings, and has all the features that clients need to address their real estate needs. For instance, it has an easy-to-use mortgage calculator and a mortgage pre-qualifier feature that allow clients to determine how much they are qualified for a mortgage. The site also has an Instant Home Evaluation feature that lets homeowners assess their property.
King Realty Group was founded in 2005 by husband and wife Kevin and Elizabeth King. Both of them shared the same goal of providing clients with an outstanding and memorable real estate experience. Through their well-trained real estate agents, the company has achieved this objective over and over again. Today, there are thousands (or probably millions) of clients who repeatedly hire King Realty’s services. Just like what its name entails, King Realty treats its clients as kings and royals. With just over 6 years in the industry, King Realty is now rapidly creating a buzz in Fort Smith real estate. Clients flock to the company in hopes of locating the perfect home for their family. With the help of the company’s 19 consultants, real estate agents, and brokers, clients are given every opportunity to accomplish this goal.
To maintain the quality of their service, King Realty’s agents and brokers are constantly immersed in training sessions and education programs meant to hone their skills and knowledge of the industry.
Golden Key Realty
Golden Key Realty owner Gwen Giles uses the golden rule as her approach to providing excellent customer service. The whole company shares this belief and works as one family, treating one another with genuine respect and consideration while working towards a common goal, which is to meet the real estate demands and needs of clients in a prompt and timely manner.
Golden Key was established in 1979 with a humble goal of providing the community with a small-scale business that clients can depend on to find solutions to their real estate needs. The company is now more than 32 years old, but its traditions, beliefs, and working philosophies hold; only this time, the small firm back in 1979 is now an established company with over 20 dedicated and passionate real estate agents. Together with Gwen Giles, these agents and brokers dominate Warner Robins and Houston County in terms of sales volume.
Even before Sheila Schwalm purchased Heartland Realty, the company had had a long history with property buyers and sellers in Hiawatha and its surrounding areas. Since it started operating as a legit real estate business, it has become one of Hiawatha’s top real estate firms. Today, it still is, but with a new owner, the services got better and the clientele got bigger. Heartland Realty is a team consisting of two full-time real estate agents and one secretary. Together, the team makes sure that every family finds the perfect home somewhere in Hiawatha or in its surrounding areas.
Aside from property buying and selling services, Heartland Realty is also offering free services such as pre-qualifying assessment and unrestricted access to its extensive property listings that include different types of properties, from rental homes to vacant lots.
Through its website, Heartland-Realty.com, the company is able to communicate with its clients 24/7 by providing them with invaluable information relevant to their real estate needs. The website also includes articles, and tips and guidelines when purchasing or selling a property.
In 2001, the Advance Realty Foundation was established to give back to society by supporting programs meant to improve the country’s quality of education, and by making generous donations to many charities such as Boy Scouts of America, NJN Foundation, and Ruth Bass Foundation. The foundation is the company’s way to express its gratitude for the many great opportunities it continues to receive since it was established in 1979.
Like its name, Advance Realty invests in brilliant minds to come up with innovative solutions to the lifelong real estate needs and demands of clients everywhere in the United States. The company has a well-established set of guiding principles that has been constantly inculcated in new real estate agents to make sure that they provide only quality assistance. It also has a systematic approach to solving real estate problems which allows real estate agents and clients to maximize results, productivity, and profitability.