Just named one of America's Top Real Estate Professional Teams!
Buddy Blake of RE/MAX Essential Named One of America’s Top 400 Real Estate professional Teams BY THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and Real Trends
(Wilmington, North Carolina, August 19th, 2010) Buddy Blake of RE/MAX Essential was named one of America’s top real estate professional teams by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends.His team is now a member of the “Top 400 Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications.Blake is now ranked in the top one half of 1 percent of the more than 1.1 million REALTORS® nationwide.The Top 400 Real Estate Professionals was announced August 6th with four separate categories honoring the top 100 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:·Individual Sales Professionals – Sales volume ·Individual Sales Professionals – Transaction units
·Team Professionals – Sales Volume·Team Professionals – Transaction units
According to The Top 400 Real Estate Professionals, Blake had: sales volume totally $64,327,000 ranking him at 92 and transaction units totaling 259, ranking him #88 in the nation.“The best individual agents and teams – including Blake’s award-winning efforts – were nothing short of phenomenal considering the challenging real estate market,” said Steve Murray, founder of Denver-based publishing and communications company REAL Trends, which compiled the list.“Ironically, if you look at the top 100 in each category you will find that collectively, their sales volume and transaction sides held up quite nicely compared with the market as a whole.”“Becoming a member of such an elite group as the Top 400 Real Estate Professionals is an incredible accomplishment in any market, but what Blake did during these challenging times is impressive on so many levels,” said Marti Gallardo, vice president of classified advertising for The Wall Street Journal.“His efforts topped 99.99 percent of the more than 1.1 million REALTORS nationwide.” “I am absolutely thrilled to again be named to The Real Estate top 400,” said Blake, who serves clients primarily in the Wilmington, NC market area.“Even with the market’s challenges, it’s incredibly gratifying to help clients find their dream homes as well as help them sell their properties quickly and for the highest price possible.Not only that, learning how to help home owners who are in a financial bind navigate through the difficult and ever-changing Short Sell process has been personally and professionally rewarding.” The full list of the Top 400 Real Estate Professionals can be found at:
About RE/MAX Essential
RE/MAX Essential is the newest company to open in the Wilmington market (June 2010) and consists of the true “RE/MAX” top quality agents, which are agents that run a business, pay their own overhead and control their own destiny.RE/MAX is the most recognized real estate brand in the world and continually sales more homes worldwide than any other company.
About The Top 400 Real Estate ProfessionalsThe Top 400 Real Estate Professionals awards program was developed jointly by The Wall Street Journal’s Business Development Group and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry.The Real Estate Top 400 honors America’s elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends.