America’s Best Real Estate Agents receive additional Trulia exposure and benefits
SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2014 – REAL Trends, the Trusted Source in residential brokerage, and Trulia (NYSE: TRLA), a leading online marketplace for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, released The 2014 REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents list. The list ranks the most productive agents by state and by metropolitan area based on closed transaction sides and closed volume. Agents and Brokers selected for The 2014 REAL Trends America's Best Real Estate Agents list receive additional exposure on Trulia to help them grow their business.
“With today’s release of the 2014 America’s Best Real Estate Agents list, an elite group of real estate agents across the country are receiving well-deserved recognition. These agents are far above average and have built enormously successful small businesses in an extremely competitive field,” said Steve Murray, President, REAL Trends.
More than 9,500 real estate agents from every state are featured. To be included in the ranking, agents must have closed at least 50 transactions, compared with the industry average of 7. This ensures that only the best of the best are included on the prestigious list.
“As of May of this year, more than 51 million home buyers and sellers visited Trulia, not only to find the right homes, but to connect with real estate brokers and agents,” said Pete Flint, Trulia CEO. “Earning a place on the list now helps consumers using Trulia find the top agents in the U.S. while also providing agents access to powerful marketing that generates new clients and grows their businesses.”
Agents who are recognized on the list will receive additional exposure on Trulia, to assist their efforts in building their personal brand and growing their businesses. Benefits include:
Placement in Trulia’s Find an Agent directory, where hundreds of thousands of consumers go to research and find an agent every month
A branded badge, identifying them as an America’s Best Real Estate Agent, on each agent’s Trulia profile. Consumers searching for agents on Trulia will be able to see the prominently displayed badges.
Agents can also embed the badge on their own websites, to build further credibility among home buyers and sellers.
An exclusive marketing package that includes an online marketing review, special online training and exclusive listing marketing materials.
The official list on the REAL Trends website will link directly to the agent’s profile, generating additional exposure.
REAL Trends is a privately-held publishing, consulting and communications company specializing in the residential brokerage and housing industries. REAL Trends provides a wide range of advisory services to an international clientele of local, regional and national real estate organizations. REAL Trends areas of expertise include operational analysis, valuations, merger and acquisition advisory services, technology consulting, consumer and business research, and strategic planning. Visit REAL Trends at www.realtrends.com.
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