Harcourts USA has been listed in the top 200 franchises in the United States for 2015 by the Franchise Business Review.
Harcourts were among only 10 other real estate groups listed in the report.
Harcourts USA now has 29 franchised offices in the United States and continues to grow. Harcourts USA Chief Executive Officer, Aaron Hodson spoke of the importance not just of aligning yourself with a large organisation, but one that is truly people-focussed.
“In our ever-changing market owning a real estate franchise is more than just about a brand, we know that our brand is our people and the better we make our people the better our brand and business will be for our clients.” Mr Hodson said.
Mr Hodson also spoke about being part of a brand that understands the importance of investing in training and technology to better support its people.
“We have the market leading systems, technology and training to grow our people, but it’s the support that makes it work.
“Being part of the Harcourts group is about being in partnership with a team who really cares about your success and will work alongside you to ensure you get there.
“Companies don’t succeed, people do”, Mr Hodson said.
The Franchise Business Review is an independent market research firm focused on franchisee satisfaction and performance.
Harcourt’s 29 US offices are based in three states across the US, including California, Nevada and Oregon. Harcourts International now services eight countries, and has over 780 offices worldwide.
International real estate group, Harcourts, held its first of five annual international conferences for 2014 in the USA in early February. The two-day conference was held at the Riviera Resort in Palm Springs, California.
High profile Californian real estate professional, Tamara Suminski has recently joined the Harcourts USA corporate team as Director of the Harcourts Academy alongside CEO, Aaron Hodson.
Tamara is a third generation realtor and prior to joining real estate, she was a successful hotelier, where she perfected the art of delivering exceptional customer service.
Global real estate firm, Harcourts continues to expand their international operations, with the group experiencing significant growth in Hong Kong and the USA.
Tina Sander, Head of International for Harcourts, has recently visited the Harcourts teams in Hong Kong and the USA, and says that they are all showing significant signs of growth.
Formally a Team Leader and CEO with Keller Williams, one of the USA’s largest real estate networks, Imran has over 10 years of experience in the industry and has sold over 700 properties during his career.
In 2010, Imran was elected the Chairman of the Stockton Council (a division of the Central Valley Association of Realtors) leading nearly 2,000 realtors and was also awarded the honour of Realtor of the Year.