FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Becomes
The First USA Limited Charter Member Of The International MLS [IMLS]
President and CEO Dan Forsman added as the first Honorary IMLS Advisory Board Member
ATLANTA, GA (March 18, 2015) – The International MLS [IMLS] announces that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has become The First USA Limited Charter Member.
According to The IMLS CEO/Founder and California broker Dr. Daniel Nussbaum, "We are proud to say that we have now added a premier company and brand in real estate as a global broker member and have added Dan Forsman to The IMLS Advisory Board. All of the company’s listings will be displayed on The IMLS and available all IMLS searches performed globally. Agents will also be able to get the framed IMLS solution with more than 1,000,000 listings in 60 countries and 80 languages for their own website, allowing the agent to capture the all leads from these online consumers. We are delighted that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties can see the strategic competitive advantages of becoming an IMLS member and what it can provide for their agents and clients.”
The International MLS was created by brokers, for brokers, and all of their agents. Membership is available from only $39 a year, so agents from all over the world can affordably become members of The IMLS and participate in this global cooperative.
“We are always looking for new ways to create value for our associates and their clients,” said Dan Forsman, president & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties. “The International MLS is a powerful solution to address the growing opportunity to expose our properties to consumers across the world. The robust multi-language search provides an option for multi-cultural consumers to search in over 80 languages. We also see great potential in referrals from global network members. Our agents are excited and we look forward to working together to bring new solutions to our team.”
The IMLS provides also satisfies the growing concerns about the direction of the real estate industry as of late by making certain core ethical promises. The IMLS will never advertise other agents on a personal member’s listing page, and if a consumer is interested in a property, only that listing agent will receive the lead. The company wanted to create a platform where “For Sale By Owner” listings are not accepted, putting the real estate market back in the hands of true professionals.
About The International MLS [IMLS]™
The International MLS is a real estate technology company and broker based in Los Angeles California with more than 1,000,000 listings in 60 countries. Property listings are primarily imported via electronic XML data feeds from brokers, as well as from agents who may post their listings manually. The IMLS empowers all agents and brokers to display international property listings knowing that commissions can be made on any sale which is generated by their IMLS search through referral agreements made between themselves and agencies around the world. More information about The International MLS [IMLS] and all its services can be found on http://www.TheIMLS.com.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has 1,250 associates and 23 offices across the Greater Metro Atlanta area. Led by president and CEO, Dan Forsman, the organization offers a full suite of integrated real estate services including residential real estate, luxury real estate, new homes sales and marketing, commercial real estate, corporate relocation, property management, mortgage lending, title and settlement services, home warranties and insurance. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties is an independently operated subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, and a franchisee of BHH Affiliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc.® Equal Housing Opportunity. Visit http://www.BHHSGA.com.
Dr. Daniel Nussbaum
Office: 818.456.4311/ Cell: 818.554.0715
Chief Marketing Officer