Tuesday, October 8, 2013

(Nags Head, N.C.) – Resort Realty, one of the Outer Banks most innovative and dynamic companies specializing in rentals, sales and property management of luxury vacation homes, has joined Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (Leading RE). The announcement was made today by Michael Harrington, corporate general manager for Resort Realty.Serving the entire U.S. and nearly 40 other countries, Leading RE is a global network comprised of nearly 700 of the best-known local and regional real estate firms, with 5,500 offices and 170,000 sales associates worldwide.  Collectively, these firms sell 1.2 million homes annually in the U.S. valued at nearly $370 billion, which significantly exceeds sales of any other national brand or franchise. Leading RE is the country’s largest network of residential real estate firms, and network affiliates are widely recognized as the premier providers of quality residential real estate and relocation services.  Leading RE also excels in the upper-end market, with $70 billion in sales of homes valued over $1 million.As an affiliate of Leading RE, Resort Realty can assist individuals purchasing or selling property in virtually any community in the U.S. or abroad with services including real estate assistance, comprehensive destination orientation programs, household goods, moving management and more. The membership also enables Resort Realty to assist with corporate relocation accounts through RELO Direct®,Leading RE’s third party relocation company.Harrington notes that selection as an affiliate of the Leading RE’s network represents another step in the development of the firm and its ability to meet the real estate needs of the Outer Banks area.Resort Realty, with 30 sales associates, was selected for Leading RE membership only after meeting the network’s exacting standards.