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Top 200 ‘Power Broker’ in Las Vegas Joins Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

April 9, 2010

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Network Expands to 16 States

Parsippany, N.J., and Las Vegas, (April 9, 2010) — Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC today announced the addition to its brand network of a Las Vegas-based real estate firm, which this month was named a national top 200 “Power Broker” by RISMedia.  RE/MAX Associates, with offices in Las Vegas and Henderson, will now operate as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Desert Properties.  With this affiliation, the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network expands into Nevada and adds two offices and 150 agents to its national franchise network.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Desert Properties will continue to operate under the direction of Rick Shelton, corporate broker, who today also announces his company’s rebranded and redesigned Web site: www.BHGDesertProperties.com.

“Las Vegas is an important market that is poised for growth after being hit hard by the recent downturn, and Rick Shelton has been a visionary in guiding his highly talented team to capitalize on growth opportunities,” said Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, LLC. “His company represents the traits and characteristics of the next generation broker, and we are proud they will carry our brand name in this market.”

Shelton is president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors. He also is a member of the Board of Directors for the Nevada State Association of REALTORS, and a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS.

“I believe that the future of our industry will be led by the thinking embodied by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate because they represent a new approach to a changing marketplace,” said Shelton.  “Home buyers and sellers have access to more information than ever before and they need the resources of a network that has a full command of the tools necessary to help them make an informed decision.”

About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is an international real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services. The growing Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network includes approximately 125 offices serving home buyers and sellers in 16 states: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Texas, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and Washington. For more information, please visit www.BHGRealEstate.com.

Better Homes and Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC.

Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Franchise is Independently Owned and Operated.

Appearances & Accolades

We’re always delighted and honored when respected organizations recognize our achievements. Here are some of the ways in which BHGRE has been awarded and recognized recently.

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PRESS INQUIRIES CONTACT: 

 

Katelyn Castellano 

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

973.407.6849 

katelyn.castellano@bhgrealestate.com

 

 

Dara Cothran
Kwittken & Company
(646) 747-7167
dcothran@kwitco.com 

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