MADISON, N.J., Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Realogy-affiliated agents had a strong showing on the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) Top LGBT+ Agent List that was released today, including nearly 50 percent of the individual agents ranked by homesale sides and volume. This list, which was created with REAL Trends and sponsored by Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, marks the real estate industry’s first recognition of top producing LGBT and allied agents and teams.
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Additional Realogy Highlights:
- Blair Myers of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Success in Warner Robins, Georgia, ranked No. 1 overall in homesale transaction sides.
- 10 of the Top 21 agents ranked by individual homesale sides, including 6 of the Top 7. Coldwell Banker Real Estate led all brands with five affiliated agents on the list. Other Realogy brands represented on the list include, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate (2), Sotheby’s International Realty (2) and Century 21 Real Estate.
- 10 of the Top 20 agents ranked by homesale volume, including 7 of the Top 10. Sotheby’s International Realty led all real estate brands with five affiliated agents on the list. Other Realogy brands represented on the list include, Coldwell Banker Real Estate (3), Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate (1) and Century 21 Real Estate (1).
- Realogy will be well represented at next month’s 2018 NAGLREP National Convention in Palm Springs, California. John Peyton, president and chief executive officer, Realogy Franchise Group is scheduled among the featured speakers, along with representatives from Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, Coldwell Banker and Sotheby’s International Realty.
John Peyton, president and chief executive officer, Realogy Franchise Group: "According to NAGLREP, the LGBT community has a growing impact on the housing market and represents almost $1 trillion in annual buying power. The strong representation of our brand-affiliated agents across NAGLREP’s list of top LGBT producers reflects our commitment to meet the needs of our clients in this influential market segment."
Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC: "The Sotheby’s International Realty® brand has been a proud sponsor of NAGLREP for many years and we are honored to celebrate the growth of the organization and recognize leading LGBT real estate sales associates with the inaugural Top LGBT+ Agent List."
All sales professionals and teams ranked in the NAGLREP Top LGBT+ Agent List appeared on the 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals ratings and are ranked in the top one half of 1 percent of the more than 1.3 million Realtors® nationwide. REAL Trends identified all NAGLREP members who met 2017 individual agent production minimums of 50 sides or $20 million in sales volume. Teams, whose lead is a NAGLREP member, were recognized with at least 75 sides or $30 million in sales volume last year. Click here for full details about the NAGLREP Top LGBT+ Agent List.
Established in 2007, NAGLREP is a mission driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with nearly 2,000 members. NAGLREP advocates on behalf of the rights of the LGBT community on issues related to housing and discrimination laws. It hosts a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) and allied REALTOR referral network which also includes mortgage professionals, title agents, insurance agents, commercial agents, trainers and educators. Visit www.naglrep.com for more information.
About Realogy Holdings Corp.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is the leading and most integrated provider of residential real estate services that is focused on empowering independent sales agents to best serve today’s consumers. Realogy delivers its services through its well-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, Corcoran®, ERA®, Sotheby’s International Realty® as well as NRT, Cartus, Title Resource Group and ZapLabs, an in-house innovation and technology development lab. Realogy’s fully integrated business model includes brokerage, franchising, relocation, mortgage and, title and settlement services. Realogy provides independent sales agents access to leading technology, best-in-class marketing and learning programs, and support services to help them become more productive and build stronger businesses. Realogy’s affiliated brokerages operate around the world with approximately 192,000 independent sales agents in the United States and approximately 102,000 independent sales agents and approximately 115 other countries and territories. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.
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