The Maryland and Delaware Group of Long & Foster Recognized Among Top Teams in Nation

July 9, 2018
Brandon Brittingham & Doug Gardiner

Salisbury-based team ranked 101st in REAL Trends’ The Thousand list

The Maryland and Delaware Group of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named as one of the top real estate teams in the nation. The Salisbury, Maryland-based team ranked 101st out of 1.3 million agents nationwide on REAL Trends’ annual The Thousand list, based on its 2017 transaction sides.

Brandon Brittingham leads the Maryland and Delaware Group in the Delmarva region and Douglas Gardiner oversees the team’s operations in western Maryland. They have recently added The Southern Maryland office in Waldorf, Maryland. The team heavily focuses its efforts on integrating leading technologies and marketing tools in all it does to ensure clients are equipped with 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, seven teams and two individual agents from Long & Foster were named to the REAL Trends list. Now in its 13th year, The Thousand list ranks the top 250 individual agents and the top 250 teams categorized by transaction sides and sales volume, as well as the top 50 individual agents and teams by average sale price.

“I’d like to congratulate The Maryland and Delaware Group of Long & Foster on their sales success and top ranking in REAL Trends. This honor reflects the commitment to service, professionalism and expertise that their team and our entire family of real estate experts aim to provide,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “It’s because of agents like Brandon and Doug that Long & Foster is the top real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic and will remain as such for years to come.”

REAL Trends compiles rankings for The Thousand based on applications submitted from hundreds of sales professionals and brokerages throughout the United States. An independent third party verifies submissions for accuracy and evaluates whether an applicant is an individual or on a team.

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