Furman ranked: Real estate Broker Brett Furman recently was ranked by Re/ Max International as No. 8 in Pennsylvania for May out of 2,825 agents.
He was also recently awarded membership into the Re/Max Platinum Club for helping 41 families invest in the American dream of home ownership in 2011, yielding him a 14 percent increase over the prior year.
Furman represents sellers of real estate in Chester, Montgomery and Delaware counties, the Main Line and suburban Philadelphia markets.
He attributed his success to what he terms the Furman Home Selling System, which he says yielded property selling statistics of 63 days on the market compared with all other agents, which is 100 days.
On average Furman, a 26-year real estate veteran, said he sells homes at 97 percent list to sale price compared with other agents, whose average is 91.5 percent.
Top producer: Diane Kirkland, a sales associate in the DHvRn RIfiFH RI /RnJ & Foster Real Estate Inc., was named top producer for her offiFH IRU 0Dy 2012. Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster, made the announcement.
A 30-plus-year resident of the Philadelphia area and a full-time top producing real estate professional, Kirkland has more than 20 years’ experience as a Realtors. She specializes in the Main Line, Chester, Montgomery and Delaware county areas.
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She has a special expertise in antique and historic homes and is active in three local historical societies as well as the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the National Constitution Center, Longwood Gardens and Winterthur Museum in Delaware.”
Kirkland is a member of Suburban West Realtors Association, the New England Society of New England Women, the 0DyflRwHU 6RFLHWy, Wayne Woods Garden Club and Daughters of the American Revolution.
New associate: Nancy B. Rose, of Glenside, recently joined McDermott Real Estate Inc. as a sales associate.
A real estate professional for 30 years, Rose has served on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County Association of Realtors, has been sales manager of a Flourtown real HsWDWH RIfiFH, DnG Ls a member of The Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and National associations of Realtors.
A graduate of Bucknell University, she was a former teacher in the Radnor Township School District and cofounder/director of the Beaver College Child Care Center (now Arcadia University).
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Bob Albanese, senior regional vice president of the Philadelphia Region, said the Blue Bell RIfiFH finLsKHG 1R. 1 in sales units in the region, and No. 2 in sales volume. AddiWLRnDOOy, WKH RIfiFH’s sales units increased by 4 percent for the period as compared to June 2011.
Lease: Aptcor Commercial, Realtors in Lansdale recently negotiated the lease of 7,090-square-feet at 300 Walnut Street Ln /DnsGDOH. 2IfiFH space will take up 1,600 of the square feet, with 5,490 square feet being used as warehouse space.
The new tenant is Cap-One Services LLC, which has licenses in general construction, masonry restoration, waWHUSURRfinJ, sHDODnWs and concrete.
Alan Apt and Avi Cohen of Aptcor, who represented the landlord, procured the new tenant. CapOne planned to move into the space in July of this year.