SAINT JOSEPH, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced that Prudential Summers, REALTORS® has joined the network operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stein & Summers Real Estate.
The brokerage, independently owned and operated, joins a growing list of affiliates that have transitioned to the network since September 2013. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices now counts nearly 31,000 agents and 907 offices in 46 states.
Broker/Owner Adam Stein said the affiliation ushers in a new era for his long-tenured company. “Our brokerage has served northwest Missouri for more than 40 years and succeeded by always placing our clients first,” he said. “Our transition meets that ongoing priority: Clients will benefit from the brand’s appeal and stature in the marketplace.”
Stein said his agents are eager to represent a brand inspired by Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s most trusted and respected corporations. “For us, there couldn’t be a better brand in real estate,” he said. “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is built on a foundation of trust, integrity, stability and longevity and we’re proud to bring the brand to our northwest Missouri markets.”
With the company’s transition, its agents gain access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Global Network Platform, a robust suite of real estate tools and resources to support the company’s residential, commercial, agricultural and property-management services. Agents will also have access to the network’s professional education and education portal, mobile network and the exclusive Luxury Collection program for high-end listings.
Stephen Phillips, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, welcomed the brokerage. “It is a pleasure to have Adam Stein and his team step forward with us,” Phillips said. “We look forward to their continued growth and success as members of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.”
Stein and his agents will commemorate their transition today during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration at their Saint Joseph headquarters. They will be joined by company founder Jim Summers and other guests. The company’s new Cabernet and Cream yard signs began appearing today throughout northwest Missouri.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Stein & Summers Real Estate
Stein & Summers Real Estate, a full-service real estate agency, has served northwest Missouri for over 40 years. The company is independently owned. Visit www.bhhsstein.com.
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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