(McHenry, il) - Advantage Realty announced today that it has merged with Prudential First Realty. With the completion of this transaction, Prudential First Realty further strengthens its presence in McHenry, Lake, and Northern Kane Counties.
"By joining Prudential First Realty, we now have access to greater resources, a state-of-the-art technology platform, plus expanded reach through a national referral system, enabling us to serve buyers and sellers even better," said Iver Johnson, Owner of Advantage Realty.
All Advantage Realty offices in the county will now be Prudential First Realty. The newly expanded Prudential First Realty has over 150 agents working in five different offices. The sales volume in McHenry County for these combined offices during the most recent 12 months is over 759 closed sides totaling over $194,000,000 in sales. Unarguably, this creates the largest and strongest real estate company in McHenry County.
"We are pleased to have Advantage Realty join Prudential First Realty, as we share their philosophy of service to the community along with our ongoing commitment to ultimate customer service through high touch and innovation." said Prudential's Darrell Little.
Prudential Real Estate franchises are independently owned and operated. Companies are selected based upon outstanding performance records, high levels of customer service and shared business values. Prudential First recognized exactly those high standards in the Advantage Realty organization and is extremely pleased to announce the blending of the two companies for the benefit of the real estate industry in the McHenry County and beyond.
Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services is Prudential's integrated real estate brokerage franchise and relocation services business. Prudential Real Estate provides franchises with business strategies including access to Prudential Real Estate's Online Seller AdvantageSM program designed to provide real-time information to sellers with the touch of a keystroke. Prudential Real Estate is one of the largest real estate brokerage franchise networks in North America, with nearly 2,100 franchise offices and approximately 64,000 sales professionals in the franchise Network as of December 31, 2007. There are more than 65 Prudential offices in the Chicago land market with over 1,700 agents.