RISMEDIA, Sept. 24, 2008-The Wisconsin Realtors® Association (WRA) announced the installation of its new team of officers at its annual convention in Wisconsin Dells. John Paul Horning, executive vice president with Shorewest, Realtors®, will serve as treasurer of the WRA.
Horning is active in the community as the company¹s liaison with the United Way, the United Performing Arts Fund and other local organizations. He is a past director of the Greater Milwaukee Association of REALTORS(r), and has served on the WRA¹s Board of Directors since 2002. He also currently serves on the WRA¹s Political Strategy Group and on the Wisconsin Homeowners Alliance Board of Directors.
The Wisconsin Realtors Association is one of the largest trade associations in the state, representing over 17,000 real estate brokers, salespeople and affiliates statewide. Its membership includes Realtors, appraisers, inspectors, affiliate members and literally anyone involved with the real estate process. Members can take full advantage of a wide variety of products and services to assist with day-to-day business, including a legal staff, education, political representation and a number of print and online publications.
Through 63 years and three generations of leadership, Shorewest has served the housing needs of southern Wisconsin. From the vision of one man to the power of 1,700, Shorewest has grown to include 27 sales offices and a family of in-house relocation, mortgage, title and insurance services.
Shorewest, Realtors is one of Wisconsin’s largest home sellers, a position it’s held since 1951. Shorewest currently controls more than 27% of the metro-Milwaukee real estate market, according to Metro Milwaukee MLS. It is ranked 12th in the nation in total real estate services provided by Real Trends, a national real estate publication.
With innovative services such as its 24-hour Shorewest TV channel (available on Time Warner Cable digital channel 139, as well as Charter OnDemand 999), Home Services coordinators, user-friendly bilingual hotline and comprehensive Internet site, Shorewest leads in using technology to ensure customer satisfaction. Shorewest, Realtors(r) also specializes in marketing fine homes. As a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World(tm), it is a part of Luxury Portfolio, which features the most comprehensive view of luxury-tier properties on the Internet.