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RealtySouth is Part of the Largest Real Estate Company in the United States Based on Transactions

Location: RealtySouth 2501 20th Place South, Suite 400, Birmingham, AL 35223

Today HomeServices of America® a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate announced that it has earned the title of the country’s largest residential real estate company based on transaction sides, according to the REAL Trends 500 Report. 

RealtySouth is honored to be a HomeServices of America® Berkshire Hathaway affiliate for more than 15 years. In 2018, the company’s sales associates, including those of RealtySouth, closed 346,629 residential transactions reflecting a 5.6% increase over 2017. The REAL TRENDS ranking is based on 2018 closed transaction sides for the country’s top-500 brokerages.

“2018 was a year of incredible growth and strategic expansion and we couldn’t be more proud that we have achieved this No. 1 industry ranking,” said Ron Peltier, executive chairman of HomeServices. “This milestone is a testament of the commitment and hard work of thousands of employees and tens of thousands of talented agents and sales managers across HomeServices who deliver an exceptional real estate experience to their buyers and sellers.

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The RealtySouth family has proven itself in our local markets as well. In Alabama, RealtySouth is the 2018 powerhouse over all of the local competitors, including RE/MAX Southern Homes, ARC Realty, Brik Realty, Keller Williams Realty Vestavia, Ray & Poynor Properties, ERA King, and many others. 

We are thrilled with our agents who all work tirelessly to help their clients achieve the American dream of home ownership. Our agents, brokers, managers and staff are all part of our success,” shares Richard Grimes, President & CEO RealtySouth.

About RealtySouth:
Since 1955, RealtySouth agents have worked with generations of families to buy and sell their homes, which has made a huge impact in helping to build communities across Alabama. RealtySouth is Alabama’s largest full-service independent real estate company. Reaching statewide with 20 branch offices supporting an ever-growing agent population of over 850 licensed experts. Learn more:


Contact: Jennifer Causey, Director of Marketing

March 27, 2019