Long & Foster’s The Maryland Group Ranked Top in Nation – 101st in REAL Trends’ The Thousand list CHANTILLY, Va., June 26, 2017 – The Maryland Group of Long & Foster Real Estate, ranked 101st among real estate teams nationwide based on transaction sides in 2016 on REAL Trends’ annual The Thousand list. The Maryland Group, which has also grown its presence into Delaware, is led by Brandon Brittingham in the Delmarva region and by Douglas Gardiner in the western region of Maryland. The team heavily focuses its efforts on integrating leading technologies and marketing tools in all it does to make sure clients are equipped with all the information and assistance they need to find their next home or investment property. The group promotes its listings front and center on the web using top-notch search engines and its agents are highly trained in negotiation to help sellers receive the highest price possible and to help buyers achieve their goals.
“It’s an honor to be recognized as a leader in the REAL Trends The Thousand list for doing work that our entire team is passionate about,” said Brittingham and Gardiner. “We are proud of our national ranking and we will continue to bring our customers the unparalleled service and expert guidance they can expect from one of the top-ranking residential real estate teams in the country.
” In total, nine Long & Foster teams and two individual agents were named to the list. The Thousand list ranks the top 250 individual agents and the top 250 teams categorized by transaction sides and sales volume, and the top 50 individual agents and teams by average sale price.
“We congratulate The Maryland Group on being named to this year’s REAL Trends’ The Thousand. This honor reflects the commitment to service, professionalism and expertise that their team and our entire family of real estate experts strive to provide,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “It’s because of agents like these that Long & Foster is the top real estate company in the MidAtlantic and we’re committed to providing our sales associates with the industry-leading tools, technology and resources they need to grow their business.”
“The fact that so many clients have put their trust in The Maryland Group shows their commitment to helping homebuyers and sellers succeed in achieving their real estate needs,” said P. Wesley Foster, chief executive officer of The Long & Foster Companies. “I’d like to congratulate Brandon, Doug and their entire team on their sales success and top ranking in REAL Trends.”
REAL Trends compiles rankings for the Top Thousand based on applications submitted from hundreds of sales professionals and brokerages from throughout the United States. An independent third party verifies submissions for accuracy and verifies whether an applicant is an individual or on a team. Now in its 12th year, the Top Thousand features the six total lists, the top 250 individual sales agents by both sales volume and transaction sides, the top 250 teams by both sales volume and transaction sides, as well as the top 50 individuals and the top 50 teams by average sale price.
For more information about Long & Foster, visit www.LongandFoster.com. About Long & Foster® Real Estate Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., is the No. 1 private residential real estate company in the United States by sales volume. The company is part of The Long & Foster Companies, which also includes Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC, Long & Foster Insurance and Long & Foster Settlement Services. Long & Foster Real Estate is the exclusive affiliate for Christie’s International Real Estate throughout select parts of the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, and it is a founding affiliate of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a prestigious global network of real estate professionals that includes the Luxury Portfolio International division. Long & Foster Real Estate has over 220 offices, stretching from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Fair Haven, New Jersey, and from Charles Town, West Virginia, to the Atlantic Ocean, and it represents more than 11,000 agents in seven Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states, plus the District of Columbia. The company, which has a productive commercial business in addition to its residential side, sold more than $31.2 billion worth of homes and helped people buy and sell homes nearly 88,000 times in 2016. Visit www.LongandFoster.com for more information.