Jul 201606

Long & Foster’s The Maryland Group Ranked Top in Nation

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The Maryland and Delaware Group
Jul 201606

Long & Foster’s The Maryland Group Ranked Top in Nation

The Maryland Group of Long & Foster Real Estate, based in Salisbury, Maryland, ranked 84th among real estate teams nationwide based on transaction sides in 2015 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.

“Our team is pleased to be ranked as one of the top real estate groups in the country, and we’ve worked hard to achieve this level of success,” said Brittingham and Gardiner. “This ranking shows that our group handles every transaction with excellent customer service, passion and professionalism.”

In total, nine Long & Foster teams were ranked in the survey of the nation’s top 250 sales teams by closed volume and top 250 sales teams by transaction sides for 2015. Two individual sales agents were ranked in the top 250 associates nationwide based on the number of closed transactions.

“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 real estate leader in the Mid-Atlantic and the top privately owned real estate company in the nation 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 surveys of previous applicants, as well as hundreds of the largest United States brokerage firms. An independent third party verifies submissions for accuracy and verifies whether an applicant is an individual or on a team. Now in its 11th 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.

Long & Foster is the largest privately owned residential real estate company in the United States. For more information on the company, visit www.LongandFoster.com.