OAK BROOK, Ill. & COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Real Living (http://www.RealLiving.com), one of the nation’s most innovative national real estate franchisors, today announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance with HMS National, one of the country’s leading providers of home warranties.
As a result of the agreement, Real Living’s national network of close to 10,000 agents will be able to offer their home-buying and selling customers the privately branded, Real Living Home Protection Plan, through HMS National. The warranty covers such essential items as: heating, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing and major appliances.
“HMS National provides our sales professionals with a program that will ensure Real Living clients have a worry-free transaction backed by the industry’s best home warranty program,” said Harley E. Rouda, Jr., president of Real Living. “Much like Real Living’s emphasis on providing superior customer service, HMS National maintains a 97% consumer satisfaction rating as well as the largest contractor network in the industry, bar none.”
“We’re extremely excited to call Real Living a client,” said Douglas Stein, President of HMS National. “Over the past 30 years we have delivered peace of mind to nearly 2.5 million home buyers and sellers, while providing a business-building resource for our real estate agents. This alliance will enable Real Living’s sales professionals to offer yet another benefit that will further distinguish Real Living as the leading provider of superior customer service.”
About Real Living
Real Living is a full-service real estate brokerage franchise company with a comprehensive and integrated suite of resources and services for franchisees and their sales professionals, as well as the consumers who work with them. The Real Living brand and its innovative concepts were recognized as one of the best by Entrepreneur magazine; won the Inman Innovator Award, and was named “The Most Promising New National Brand” by the Swanepoel TRENDS Report. Real Living is an affiliate of Brookfield Residential Property Services, a leading global provider of real estate and relocation services, technology, and knowledge. For more information, visit http://www.realliving.com.
About HMS National
For over 30 years, HMS National has been working for millions of homeowners and tens of thousands of real estate professionals to make the process of buying, owning and selling real estate safer, more enjoyable, more efficient and more profitable.
A pioneer and innovator in the home warranty industry, HMS National is a member of The Cross Country Group which specializes in service businesses, customer relationships and superior service and support. The company has consistently been a valuable resource for real estate professionals by providing the HMS Home Warranty, a wide range of professional support tools, marketing training and products, and leading Errors and Omissions insurance.