COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC real estate brokerage network family, today announced that Prudential Calhoon Company, REALTORS® has joined the network and is operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Calhoon Company, REALTORS®.
The brokerage, founded in 1978, is known for its high-caliber agents and quality service. It joins a network that in just 10 months includes more than 31,000 agents and 919 offices operating in 46 states.
Broker/Co-Owner Sam Calhoon said he and his agents are proud to represent Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a brand whose namesake is Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. “The storied Berkshire Hathaway name stands for strength, integrity and trust, and is respected world-wide,” he said. “In nearly 40 years of real estate I haven’t seen a brand opportunity of this magnitude.”
The brand will help his brokerage grow and recruit top agents, Calhoon added. “We love the timing of our transition as real estate is now moving forward and consumers are embracing homeownership for all the right reasons,” he explained. “We believe people will seek out Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices as a symbol of sound guidance and quality service with integrity. We also feel that top agents in Central Ohio will want to represent our strong and compelling brand.”
With the transition, Calhoon Company, REALTORS® agents gain access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ robust technology suite – the Global Network Platform – plus business consultation, professional education, marketing support and the Luxury Collection program that adds marketing clout to high-end listings.
“The Global Network platform, with advanced lead generation, mobile application, e-marketing support, commercial resources and more will help our agents be the very best for their clients,” said Broker/Co-Owner Tom Calhoon. “We can’t wait to put these terrific resources to use.”
Earl Lee, CEO of HSF Affiliates, welcomed Calhoon Company, REALTORS® to the network. “Sam, Tom and the team are well-respected in their marketplace,” he said. “We’re proud they’re part of our network.”
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Calhoon Company, REALTORS®
Calhoon Company, REALTORS® is a full-service brokerage serving greater Columbus and Central Ohio. The company is independently owned and operated. Visit www.bhhscalhoon.com.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, based in Irvine, CA, is a 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. 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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