Prudential Visions Realty Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Network
Barrington-area brokerage leader is now operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Visions Realty
BARRINGTON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced that Prudential Visions Realty has joined the network and is operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Visions Realty.
“The area’s top agents now have the finest tools for even better client service”
The brokerage adds to a growing roster of affiliates that have transitioned to the network since September. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices now accounts for more than 29,000 agents and 825 offices operating in 42 states.
Jen Ortman, Visions Realty managing broker/owner, said the decision to join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was an easy one. “Our brand’s namesake is Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s most trusted and respected organizations. We’re excited to add this name to ours, as we believe it will help usher in a new era of growth for our company.”
Ortman said Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has already attracted the attention of local real estate consumers. “As soon as I tell people we are transitioning to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the response is always positive,” she said. “It’s fun to become part of such a fresh and exciting real estate organization.”
With the transition, Visions Realty agents gain access to a powerful suite of online tools, applications and resources – collectively called the Global Network Platform – plus ongoing business consultation, professional education, marketing support and the Luxury Collection program for high-end listings. “The area’s top agents now have the finest tools for even better client service,” Ortman explained. “As always, consumers can expect a premium service experience from Visions Realty.”
The brokerage will commemorate its brand transition tomorrow evening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at its headquarters in Barrington. Guests will include members of the Barrington Chamber of Commerce, clients and other guests.
Stephen Phillips, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, welcomed Visions Realty to brand.
“Jen Ortman and her team have earned a terrific reputation in market for professionalism and service,” he said. “We’re proud to have them in our network.”
Visions Realty’s new Cabernet and White yard signs began appearing today throughout greater Barrington.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Visions Realty
Visions Realty is a locally owned and operated real estate agency located in the heart of downtown Barrington and in Spring Grove. Visit www.bhhsvisionsrealty.com or friend the company on facebook.com/besthomebrokers.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, based in Irvine, CA, is a brand-new real estate brokerage network built for a new era in residential real estate. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability and longevity. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in early 2014 was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” by consumers in the 26th annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® study of the largest real estate networks. Visit www.berkshirehathawayhs.com.
Irvine, CA-based HSF Affiliates LLC operates Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living Real Estate franchise networks. The company is a joint venture of which HomeServices of America, Inc., the nation’s second-largest, full-service residential brokerage firm, is a majority owner. HomeServices of America is an affiliate of world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices received the highest numerical Equity Score among real estate brands included in the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study. Visit www.berkshirehathawayhs.com for details.
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