Second Harcourts Real Estate Office to Open in the State
Leading global real estate franchise group, Harcourts International, has named Rob Forde as Chief Operating Officer International. Mr. Forde will be responsible for leading operations and driving growth in six Harcourts territories - USA, China, Hong Kong, Canada, South Africa and Indonesia - as well as taking responsibility for Harcourts’ financial services business, Mortgage Express.
Harcourts International, the global real estate franchise network, has welcomed Susan Rix AM, Tim Keenan, and Graham Mirabito to its board of directors, joining current board members Gilbert Enoka, Mike and Irene Green and Paul Wright.
(Newswire.net -- April 6, 2017) Bend, Oregon -- Harcourts The Garner Group is pleased to announce the new owners of the iconic, local real estate agency. When the time came to sell, Sandy Garner, former president and CEO, looked no further than her two daughters, Erica Davis and Shelley Griffin, and niece Sara LaFaver. All three business partners have extensive experience in the local real estate arena, and have been with the business since its inception in 2008.
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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.