Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Bolsters Presence in New Jersey

MADISON, N.J. (May 16, 2014) — Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate today announced the addition of New Jersey-based agency Coccia Realty, which was established in 1961, to its franchise network. Led by President Jan R. Kwapniewski, the company will now do business as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Coccia Realty and will continue to serve central and northern New Jersey.
“We have been a part of our community for over 50 years, and we are proud of the business we have built. We believe our affiliation with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate will make our company the very best version of itself,” said Kwapniewski. “Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate provides us national brand recognition, as well as unique consumer content, educational opportunities, innovative technologies and attractive marketing materials. The name itself provides a sense of comfort to consumers and reinforces our value in helping those who work with us find a home and community in the places in which we work and live ourselves.”

The company has more than 100 affiliated agents to its name, many of whom are multilingual with expertise in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and Polish, among others. It will maintain its five offices in Madison, Montville, Rutherford, Lyndhurst and Kearny and continue to add agents and staff to its offices in their current locations and expand into new markets.
“Coccia Realty is led with impressive passion and in-depth local knowledge that is clearly visible in the way its affiliated agents serve their clients,” said Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. “That commitment to service excellence is a quality this company and our brand are proud to share.”

On Wednesday, May 28 the brokerage is sponsoring the Home and Garden Tour in Harding, presented by the Great Swamp Watershed Association. The tour will spotlight beautiful and unique homes throughout the Great Swamp Watershed area. Local residents are encouraged to partake in the event and all are welcome to enjoy refreshments and dessert at the brokerage’s newly designed office at 49 Main Street in Madison from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For more information regarding Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Coccia Realty, visit cocciarealty.com and connect on the company’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a dynamic real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, affiliated sales associates and homebuyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. The growing Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network includes more than 8,300 sales associates and approximately 260 offices serving homebuyers and sellers across the U.S. and Canada. U.S. states served include: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, Nevada, New Jersey,