RENO, Nev. // PRNewswire // -- Assist-2-Sell co-founders Mary LaMeres-Pomin and Lyle Martin joined Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke on the Inman News list of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders for 2009. The prestigious annual list reflects the real estate's best and brightest stars, and leaders like Bernanke who have taken extraordinary steps to support the industry. LaMeres-Pomin and Martin were named for continuing to lead their pioneering franchise company despite the many challenges of the economic slowdown. Assist-2-Sell offers discounted brokerage services with a variety of client-directed cost options, including an innovative flat-fee structure for some transactions.
Assist-2-Sell has been influential in educating and helping homeowners avoid the devastating effects of foreclosure by being an aggressive advocate of short sales. The company was founded in 1987 and currently numbers 416 franchisees in the United States and Canada.
"We are honored to be named to this important industry list," comments LaMeres-Pomin. "We believe the service concept behind Assist-2-Sell is more relevant than ever in today's more difficult marketplace. Of course, we're also extremely grateful for our many franchisees, who capably put Assist-2-Sell principles into action every day."
Inman News is the leading source of independent real estate news, information, advice, research, opinion and commentary for industry professionals and consumers alike. Its 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders list includes both people in the industry and individuals outside the industry whose actions influence the buying and selling of homes. The people on the list are selected for leadership, innovation, ingenuity, power and persistence.
Assist-2-Sell is North America's Leading Discount Real Estate Company(SM). Founded by Mary LaMeres-Pomin and Lyle Martin in 1987, Assist-2-Sell has more than 400 franchise offices in the United States and Canada. They provide home sellers with full brokerage services for a low fee.