Member News: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Becomes The First USA Premier Broker
Monday, March 21, 2016
Posted by: CMLS
Boca Raton, Fla. — The International MLS [IMLS] announced today that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has become The First USA Premier Broker Member.
“We are proud to say that we have now added a major USA company and brand in real estate as a Premier Broker Member and have added all 1400 of their agents as IMLS members,” said The IMLS CEO/Founder and California broker Dr. Daniel Nussbaum. “All of their agents will get our proprietary framed international web page with The IMLS search and Google Translate which enables all of their customers to view 1,000,000 listings in 75 countries in 90 languages with their web visitors staying on that agent’s own URL and with the agent getting all of the buyer leads. Additionally, all of their agents will have access to our special IMLS sign riders so they can promote themselves as global agents on all of their For Sale signs if they want to.
“Our goal has been to bring the real estate world closer together by serving the best interest of agents, brokers, developers, buyers, and sellers all over the world. The IMLS offers a complete global solution providing an international marketing presence that is easy and affordable, while providing agents an opportunity to increase their income and we are delighted that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties can see the strategic competitive advantages of having all of their agents become IMLS members and what it can provide for all of their agents and clients.”
This news follows closely on the recent announcements that The IMLS recently added its first USA MLS partner in Hawaii, and has also added country associations to partner including Greece, Israel, and Ecuador.
“What we also aimed to do for agents, brokers, and MLS/Associations was to give them an affordable platform that satisfied their growing concerns about the direction of the real estate industry as of late by making certain core ethical promises,” he said. “The IMLS will never advertise other agents on a personal member’s listing page, and if a consumer is interested in a property, only that listing agent will receive the lead. We wanted to create a platform where no ‘For Sale By Owner’ listings are accepted, putting the real estate market back in the hands of true professionals.”
“We are pleased to be able to give all our associates and clients these competitive advantages as we continue to redefine the real estate experience here in Metro Atlanta,” said Dan Forsman, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. “The International MLS gives us a robust multi-language search, currency translation and access to a global network for referrals.”
About The International MLS [IMLS]™
The International MLS [IMLS] is a real estate technology company with a global portal and products platform serving agents, brokers, associations, developers, buyers and sellers around the world. Based in Boca Raton Florida, The IMLS has more than 1,000,000 listings in 75 countries available in 90 languages and The IMLS enables agents to have these listings for their own websites. The IMLS empowers all agents and brokers to display international property listings knowing that commissions can be made on any sale which is generated by their IMLS search through referral agreements with other agents around the world. More information about The International MLS [IMLS] and all its services can be found on TheIMLS.com.
About BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES GEORGIA PROPERTIES
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has over 1,400 associates and 23 offices across. In 2015, the company was ranked the #1 real estate brokerage for the Greater Metro Atlanta area with over 11,000 closed units and more than $3 billion in revenue. Led by president and CEO, Dan Forsman, the organization offers a full suite of integrated real estate services including residential real estate, luxury real estate, new homes sales and marketing, commercial real estate, corporate relocation, property management, mortgage lending, title and settlement services, home warranties and insurance. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties is an independently operated subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, and a franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc.® Equal Housing Opportunity. Visit BHHSGA.com.
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