RealtyTrac announced that it has selected First Team Real Estate, Southern California’s No. 1 independent real estate company, as a member of the RealtyTrac Network. The RealtyTrac Network is a licensed network available to leading independent and franchised brokerage companies throughout the country that provides its members with extensive data, unparalleled media reach and exclusive leads.
First Team Real Estate was founded in 1976 by President and CEO Cameron Merage with five agents in one office. First Team Real Estate and its family of companies have more than 40 offices and more than 1,800 agents throughout Southern California. Their services include residential and commercial real estate as well as title, escrow and mortgage operations.
“First Team Real Estate is one of the top brokerages in the country producing more than $5 billion in annual sales volume with a high standard for enhancing the real estate transaction process, making them a prime pick for our broker network,” said Jamie Moyle, CEO of RealtyTrac. “We look forward to providing First Team Real Estate the benefits of RealtyTrac’s powerful technology, big data offering and far-reaching media efforts to help further increase their already impressive growth and success.”
First Team Real Estate will gain a competitive edge in their market by incorporating data and marketing tools made available through network membership. The unique offering includes access to RealtyTrac’s proprietary and robust data sets, exclusive leads from RealtyTrac.com for potential sellers and motivated buyers, impressive media reach for the broker’s brand on a national and local level, as well as integration of housing related data from RealtyTrac’s subsidiary HomeFacts. HomeFacts provides data and statistics on 30 key local and neighborhood dynamics for residential properties nationwide.
”Buyers and sellers of real estate rely on dependable data. At First Team, our mission is to measurably increase our clients’ quality of life by helping them to make educated and informed decisions,” said Cameron Merage, founder and CEO of First Team Real Estate. “We are excited to partner with RealtyTrac as their exclusive partner in Southern California. The result of this partnership will represent a quantifiable increase in the value we deliver to our agents and the homeowners they serve.”