April 20, 2015 // Franchising.com // MADISON, N.J. – Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate announced its 2014 award recipients at the brand’s international conference, Fusion 2015 held recently in Las Vegas with record- setting attendance. Based on stringent criteria in the categories of total closed unit volume and commission income, performance-based awards serve as a way to acknowledge the top producers within the network nationwide. The highest category, Emerald Elite, is bestowed to the top 2 percent of all affiliated agents and teams in the BHGRE® network; Platinum winners represent the top 3 percent; Gold winners represent the top 5 percent; and, Silver winners represent the top 15 percent. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate also recognizes companies, agents and teams throughout the network that excel in particular niches and areas of business vital to real estate through specialized nomination-based awards.
“Our brand continues to grow by affiliating with brokers and agents throughout the country who are not only strong performers in their marketplace, but who embrace innovation, and embody the values and culture of the BHGRE brand through their own local efforts,” said Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. “This winning combination continues to set the BHGRE network apart from its competition, and it is our great pleasure to celebrate the achievements of the many exceptional members of our network.”
P.A.I.G.E Award - Recognizes the embodiment of BHGRE®’s core values of Passion, Authenticity, Innovation, Growth and Excellence.
Marketing Excellence Award – Identifies excellence in marketing campaigns and overall marketing strategies.
Technology Excellence Award – Recognizes effective application of innovative technologies and BHGRE technology tools.
Rookie of the Year – Celebrates the success of the highest closed unit count and highest sales volume count for new affiliated agents who received their real estate licenses the year prior.
Company Talent Attraction Award – Recognizes brokerages in three different company size categories that excelled in attracting and retaining exceptional talent.
Diversity Award – Recognizes excellence in initiating and adapting diversity strategies.
Community Involvement Award – Recognizes success in strengthening the communities in which they serve through fundraising and/or volunteerism.
Young Entrepreneur Award - Celebrates young rising stars under the age of 30.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a dynamic 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 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 Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.
The growing Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network includes more than 9,100 affiliated sales associates and approximately 280 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States and Canada.
Better Homes and Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC and used with permission. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Franchise is independently owned and operated.
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