Jul 201319

Charlie Buckley’s ‘Mr. Waterfront’ Group of Long & Foster Ranked Top in Nation

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Charlie "Mr. Waterfront" Buckley
Jul 201319

Charlie Buckley’s ‘Mr. Waterfront’ Group of Long & Foster Ranked Top in Nation

Annapolis-based team ranked 187th in Wall Street Journal’s Top 250

Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc., the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States announced today that the “Mr. Waterfront”® Group led by Charlie Buckley and based in Annapolis, Md., ranked 187th out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2012, as ranked by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc.

Buckley is an associate broker who specializes in waterfront and water-oriented properties in Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and across the Bay Bridge on Kent Island, Md. He has been specializing in serving waterfront buyers and sellers full time since 1994, and has been the No. 1 volume real estate agent (out of all companies) in Annapolis since 1999. In addition, he sells more waterfront homes than anyone in the state of Maryland.

“Being recognized as a leader in the REAL Trends national rankings comes only with a steadfast dedication to serving waterfront buyers and sellers,” Buckley said. “My team is proud of our national ranking and we will continue to bring our customers the unparalleled service, web-based expertise of WaterfrontHomes.org, and client-first philosophy they can expect from one of the top-ranking residential real estate teams in the country.”

In total, 14 Long & Foster teams were ranked in the survey of the nation’s top 250 sales professionals by closed volume and transaction sides for 2012. One individual sales agent was ranked in the top 250 associates nationwide based on the amount of closed transactions volume.

“These top-ranking real estate professionals are a reflection of our entire team of experts, and we offer them, as well as all our sales associates, our overwhelming congratulations for helping to make Long & Foster the real estate leader in the Mid-Atlantic and the No. 1 independent real estate company in the nation,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “Our agents continue to thrive in this swiftly-evolving real estate environment, thanks to their motivation and drive, as well as the industry-leading suite of tools and technology and the unparalleled support that comes from a full-service brokerage.”

The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. compile rankings for the Top Thousand based on surveys of previous applicants, as well as 900 of the largest US brokerage firms. An independent third party verifies all submissions, and staff from REAL Trends also reviews these submissions for accuracy. Now in its 7th year, the Top Thousand features the four total lists, the top 250 individual sales agents by sales volume and transaction sides, as well as the top 250 teams by sales volume and transaction sides.