Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has expanded its global membership with the addition of 34 firms with 85 offices and over 2,000 sales associates year-to-date in 2014. The invitation-only network is comprised of more than 500 of the best-known local and regional real estate firms, with 3,500 offices and 120,000 sales associates in the U.S. and nearly 50 other countries.
The network’s newest North American members include Greenwood King Properties (Houston, TX); Castelli Real Estate Services (Ft. Lauderdale, FL); Circa Properties (St. Louis, MO); Weichert Lake Realty (Gold Canyon, AZ); Campbell Realty (Marysville, CA); and Bowes & Cocks (Peterborough, ON, Canada). Internationally, the most recent additions are Ayikcan Real Estate (Istanbul, Turkey); INOWAI Residential (Luxembourg, Luxembourg); Kampmeyer Immobilien GMBH (Koln, Germany); Akivnta Real Estate Broking & Advisory Services Private Limited (Mumbai, India); Fonnegra Gerlein (Bogota, Columbia); Estela Exclusive Homes (Ibiza, Spain); and Today’s Realty (Dededo, Guam).
“We have had a tremendous recruiting year thus far, growing our network with an impressive group of firms from around the world,” says Pam O’Connor, president/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. “These companies find value in our unique business model, which allows them to remain independent and continue to build on their strong local brands, while benefiting from our extensive global connections and resources.”
Other prestigious U.S. firms joining the network this year include: Amelia Island Plantation Real Estate (Amelia Island, FL), Bosshardt Realty Services (Gainesville, FL), Candice M. Skinner Real Estate (Leesville, LA), Dowden-Hinn Realtors (Spirit Lake, IA), J. Barrett & Company, LLC (Beverly, MA), Kentucky Select Properties (Louisville, KY), Meybohm Realtors (Augusta, GA), MKB, REALTORS (Roanoke, VA), Scott Tobias Real Estate (Bakersfield, CA), Silver Creek Real Estate Group (Cashiers, NC), Stovall Realtors (Abilene, TX), The Dillard Group (Norman, OK), and Vista Encantada, (Albuquerque, NM). In Canada, new firms are Bosley Real Estate (Toronto, ON) and Tradewinds Realty (Chester, NS).
In Latin America and the Caribbean, the network has added Aruba Palms Realtors (Palm Beach, Aruba), Properties in Costa Rica (Uvita de Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica) and VISTA Real Estate (Belize City, Belize). European firms include Avantgarde Properties (Vienna, Austria), Husaskjol Kópavogur (Kópavogur, Iceland) and Peikert Immobilien AG (Zug, Switzerland).
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is the largest network of residential real estate firms, and network affiliates are widely recognized as the premier providers of quality residential real estate and relocation services. Collectively, these firms produced $314 billion in sales in 2013, with over one million transactions, which is over $47 billion more than the closest network competitor. Affiliates benefit from an extensive range of brokerage services, which include lead generation, cross-market referrals, branding support, luxury marketing, online exposure, technology systems, and industry-leading professional development.
To learn more, visit www.LeadingRE.com.