Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Continues Expansion in Central Florida

Husband and wife duo promote client-focused approach to achieve consistent success.

February 14, 2018 // // WINTER HAVEN, Fla. and MADISON, N.J. - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC announced that By Design Real Estate Services LLC, a residential real estate brokerage firm located in Winter Haven, Florida, is the newest member of its franchise network. The firm will now do business as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate By Design.


  • Husband and wife team Rhonda and Brad Martin, co-owners of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate By Design, approach their business through a family-oriented lens coupled with extensive knowledge of the Winter Haven area.
  • Sandwiched between two of Florida’s largest cities - Tampa and Orlando - Winter Haven provides quick access to big-city amenities while maintaining a small-town sense of community.
  • Since 2011, the Martin’s have constructed a team-focused culture that encourages the success and personal achievements of its agents and allows them to achieve their goals and effectively guide clients through one of the most significant financial investments they will make in their lifetimes.
  • Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate By Design has received numerous accolades from local organizations, including Brad Martin's Realtor of the Year distinction from the East Polk County Association of REALTORS®, which recognizes individuals that have not only been a member of the Association but have actively participated at many levels within the Board of Realtors to increase productivity and professionalism within the organization.


“Cultivating a family-like atmosphere that promotes independent success while emphasizing a client-centric mindset has enabled Rhonda and Brad Martin to develop one of the premier lifestyle real estate brokerages in Central Florida. Their relentless dedication makes them the perfect addition to our network.”
-Sherry Chris, President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate

“Our company genuinely cares about our clients, and we strive to approach every interaction as we would with our friends or family. As such, the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate culture stood out to me immediately - it was a perfect fit, true to who we are and have always been. We look forward to growing with a brand that lives and breathes our company mission.”
- Rhonda Martin, Broker/Owner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate By Design

To Tweet: @ByDesignRealEs2 joins the @BHGRealEstate family as the latest addition to the organization's franchise network. #RealEstate

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About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

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 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 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 over 11,000 affiliated sales associates and approximately 350 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States, Canada and the Bahamas.

Better Homes & 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.

Media Contacts:

Lindsey Schmidt
(212) 352-6537

Kristin Degnan
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
(973) 407-2408

SOURCE Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC



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