Jul 201509

Long & Foster’s Banner Team Ranked Top in Nation

Jul 201509

Long & Foster’s Banner Team Ranked Top in Nation

Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the United States, announced today that The Banner Team, based in Bethesda, Md., ranked 116th out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2014, as ranked by REAL Trends, Inc.

Led by Wendy Banner, a real estate veteran with more than 27 years of experience, the Banner Team specializes in luxury and upper-bracket properties throughout Bethesda, Potomac and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan regional area.

“Being recognized as a leader in the REAL Trends national rankings comes only with a steadfast dedication to providing ultimate professional service with a person touch to our buyers and sellers,” said Wendy Banner of The Banner Team. “We are proud of our national ranking and we will continue to bring our customers the unparalleled service, expertise and client-first philosophy they can expect from one of the top-ranking residential real estate teams in the country.”

In total, 10 Long & Foster teams were ranked in the survey of the nation’s top 250 sales professionals by closed volume and transaction sides for 2014. 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 The Banner Team our overwhelming congratulations for helping to make Long & Foster the real estate leader in the Mid-Atlantic and the No. 1 family-owned real estate company in the nation,” said Gary Scott and Boomer Foster, presidents 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.”

“I’d like to congratulate Wendy Banner and her team on their sales success and top ranking in REAL Trends” said P. Wesley Foster, chief executive officer of The Long & Foster Companies. “The fact that so many clients have put their trust in The Banner Team shows their commitment to helping clients meet their real estate needs.”

REAL Trends, Inc. compiles rankings for the Top Thousand based on surveys of previous applicants, as well as 900 of the largest United States brokerage firms. An independent third party verifies all submissions, and staff from REAL Trends also reviews these submissions for accuracy. Now in its 9th 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 side.

For more information, visit www.LongandFoster.com.