Florida Expansion Continues for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate With Addition of Sarasota Brokerage

SARASOTA, Fla. and MADISON, N.J. (August 30, 2016) – Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate announced today the addition of its ninth Florida-based brokerage, Atchley International Realty to the franchise network. The newly named Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Atchley Properties, led by Alan Atchley and Pat Atchley, will continue to serve the counties of Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Pinellas and Hillsborough.

 

“The Atchleys share our brand’s vision to help shape the future of real estate,” said Sherry Chris, president and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. “Through embracing forward-thinking technology and setting themselves apart versus their competitors, the team at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Atchley Properties are poised to do great things within their service communities and the real estate industry.”

 

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Atchley Properties specializes in new home sales and works with regional developers on a regular basis. Its affiliated agents also concentrate on military families, relocation clients, first-time buyers and industry investors. With many of its affiliated agents proficient in several languages including Spanish and Russian, international clients are an additional area of focus for this brokerage.

 

“With Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate we have found a well-respected brand that provides broad and niche-focused content and marketing tools in addition to infrastructure support that will allow us to strategically grow while maintaining a high-level of customized service,” said Atchley.

 

Alan Atchley is a retired member of the Air Force and a former Lakewood Ranch home builder. His company, staying true to its mission to better the neighborhoods it serves, donates to Dick Vitale’s cancer research charity for children each year, and sponsors local bowling and golf tournaments in and around the greater Sarasota area.

 

For more information, visit www.BHGAtchley.com.

 

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, sales associates and home buyers 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 10,000 affiliated sales associates and approximately 300 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States and Canada.

 

Better Homes and Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC and used with permission. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Franchise is independently owned and operated.