Jul 201509

Long & Foster's Tom & Cindy and Associates Ranked Top in Nation

Jul 201509

Long & Foster's Tom & Cindy and Associates Ranked Top in Nation

Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest family-owned residential real estate company in the United States, announced today that Tom & Cindy and Associates, Alexandria, Va., ranked 82nd out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2014, as ranked by REAL Trends, Inc. The team also ranked 150th in the nation based on the number of closed sides in 2014.

Tom & Cindy and Associates is a team of top sales associates and support staff led by Tom Pietsch and Cindy Schneider, serving consumers in Alexandria, Kingstowne, Springfield, and the Lorton areas of Northern Virginia.

“Being recognized as a leader in the REAL Trends national rankings comes only with a steadfast dedication to serving local buyers and sellers,” said Tom Pietsch, part of the Tom & Cindy and Associates 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 Tom & Cindy and Associates 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 the entire team at Tom & Cindy and Associates 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 Tom & Cindy and Associates 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.