REAL Trends, the Trusted Source in residential brokerage, released the 2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents list. Thirteen Group Partners were included on this year’s list that included a total of 18 Realtors from the Fort Collins/Loveland area. Group Realtors are Kathy Beck, Brandi Garifi, Christie Duggar, Valerie Schlageter, Seth Hanson, Matt Nesbitt, Tami Spaulding, Jim Hauan, Robert Jones, Craig Hau, Shelly Hill, Cindy Kurtz, and Dave Trujillo.

REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents ranks nearly 14,000 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2017. To qualify for inclusion, an individual agent must have closed at least 50 transactions sides or $20 million in sales volume in 2017. The average residential real estate agent in the United States closed 12 transactions in 2016.

The Group, Inc. Real Estate, locally owned by its sales associates and staff, is well known in the industry for its high production and training program for its sales force. The company, with 215 Broker/Partners, is regularly ranked by REAL Trends among the top 125 companies in the country for its transaction sides and sales volume. The Group has six offices in Northern Colorado. 

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The Group, Inc. Real Estate is owned locally by its sales associates and staff.