(11/08) ) ) Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC Corporate Fact Sheet Company Overview Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate is an international 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 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 Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services.
As of mid November 2008, the growing network will include over 40 offices and more than 750 sales associates serving home buyers and sellers in Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. ) History In 1978, Meredith Corporation, one of the nation 9s leading media and marketing companies and publisher of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, launched the former Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Service. Meredith Corporation owned and operated the company for 20 years and grew the business into a highly respected name in the real estate industry.
Meredith Corporation sold its real estate business in 1998 ... more. less.
while retaining long-term ownership of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand name. In October 2007, Realogy Corporation announced it had entered into a long-term agreement to license the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand from Meredith Corporation. The licensing agreement between Realogy and Meredith Corporation is for a 50-year term, with a renewal option for another 50 years.<br><br> Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate officially launched its new franchise system on July 23, 2008. Headquarters 1 Campus Drive Parsippany, NJ 07054 1.866.616.4BHG (4244) Online Consumer)Web)site:) www.bhgrealestate.com Industry)blog:) http://bhgrealestateblog.com/ Senior Executive Team Sherry Chris, President and CEO S. Nicolai Kolding, Chief Operating Officer Camilla Sullivan, Senior Vice President, Marketing Scott Schubiger, Senior Vice President, Membership Development Wendy Forsythe, Vice President, Broker Services & Product Development Parent Company Realogy Corporation ( www.realogy.com ) Richard A.<br><br> Smith, President and CEO, Realogy Corporation Alex Perriello, President and CEO, Realogy Franchise Group