Article By: Elizabeth Grepp
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Christie’s International Real Estate Awards Designation to Howard Hanna
Ann Arbor, MI – (January 30, 2013) Christie’s International Real Estate and Howard Hanna Real Estate are pleased to announce that Howard Hanna has been named as the exclusive Christie’s affiliate in Southeast Michigan. This affiliation is a continuation of a long-term relationship between these organizations. Howard Hanna is also the selected broker in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and West Virginia.
“Since joining the Christie’s International Real Estate network in 1999, Howard Hanna Real Estate has been a strong ambassador for the Christie’s brand throughout parts of Pennsylvania and Ohio,” says Kathleen Coumou, Senior Vice President of Christie’s International Real Estate. “We are delighted to be able to extend the firm’s exclusive territory to these luxury enclaves in Michigan, where they may now market high-value homes with our proprietary marketing programs and services.”
Through this partnership, discriminating Howard Hanna clients have access to a worldwide market of luxury real estate. Christie’s International Real Estate is owned by Groupe Artemis, which also manages other brands such as Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Puma.
Helen Hanna Casey, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, is delighted with the Michigan designation. “Our recognition by Christie’s International Real Estate and access to clients and brokers worldwide, in combination with our local and regional platform of advertising and specialty mortgage programs designed for high-net-worth individuals, has ensured our clients have the optimum potential to sell their luxury homes.”
Edward Surovell, Chairman of Howard Hanna in Michigan shares Casey’s enthusiasm. “We are excited to be able to add to our benefits in the prestige home market, the services that only Christie’s can provide. Christie’s will offer exposure to a national and international market that has not always been easy to reach. For our top-of-the-market homeowners, it provides the assurance that they will be getting absolutely the best marketing service.”
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services remains the 4th largest real estate company in the United States with over 41,000 sales in 2012. The organization is able to bring varied programs to help clients achieve their real estate goals and offers one-stop shopping that incorporates all aspects of the home sale process, including mortgage, title and insurance services. Howard Hanna Real Estate Services truly excels in the distinctive home and real estate markets.
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the #1 real estate company in Pennsylvania and Ohio and the 4th largest real estate company in the United States. The family-owned and full-service real estate company specializes in residential and commercial brokerage service, mortgages, closing and title insurance, land development, appraisal services, insurance services, corporate relocation and property management. With 144 offices across PA, OH, MI, NY & WV, Howard Hanna’s more than 4,700 sales associates, management and staff are guided by a spirit of integrity in all aspects of the real estate process.
To learn more please visit www.howardhanna.com or www.facebook.com/howardhanna
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