The Strum Group Recognized Among Top Teams in Nation

July 10, 2020
James Strum

Richmond-based team ranked 51st in REAL Trends’ The Thousand list

The Strum Group, of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named as one of the top real estate teams in the nation. The Richmond-based team ranked 51st nationwide based on its 2019 sales volume in the medium teams category, according to the annual REAL Trends’ The Thousand list. Led by James Strum, the team also earned the No. 51 spot on the list for top team by 2019 closed transactions sides in the medium teams category.  

“We are pleased to have been named to REAL Trends’ The Thousand list for 265 units,” Strum said. “This ranking is a testament to our dedication to our buyers and sellers, as well as to the hard work of our entire team of agents.”

The Strum Group sold 265 properties for a total sales volume of $70 million. A team for seven years, the The Strum Group is known for their core values, proven results and team excellence.

“I’d like to congratulate James Strum and his team, on their sales success and top ranking in REAL Trends. This honor reflects the commitment to service and expertise that our family of real estate experts aim to provide, said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “It’s because of teams like The Strum Group that Long & Foster is the top real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic for more than 50 years and will remain as such for years to come.”

REAL Trends is a leader in ranking U.S. residential real estate services firms, agents and teams. The annual, production-based rankings recognize the top brokerages, agents and teams by their transaction sides and dollar sales volume. Rankings are compiled 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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