Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Joins The International MLS [IMLS] as a Limited Charter Broker Member

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Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Goes Global to Provide All of Their Listings on The IMLS; International Division Director Oscar Gonzales Named to The IMLS Advisory Board

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Our goal has been to bring together agents, brokers, developers, associations, MLS’s, and buyers and sellers to create the best industry and consumer experience. - Dr. Daniel Nussbaum

The International MLS [IMLS] announced today that Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene, the largest residential brokerage in the Houston Metro area, has become a Limited Charter member of The IMLS, and its International Division Director Oscar Gonzales has been selected to serve on The IMLS advisory board.

According to The IMLS CEO/Founder and California broker Dr. Daniel Nussbaum, "I am proud to say that Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene’s International Division Director Oscar Gonzales has accepted a seat on The IMLS advisory board and joins Dan Forsman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties as our initial broker members. The IMLS is being very selective so that brokers have excellent representation on our advisory board, and Mr. Gonzales brings a wealth of international experience. Oscar previously served as the National Association of Realtors (NAR) President’s liaison to Mexico, and has been recognized as one of the 25 most influential people in real estate by Realtor magazine. We welcome him as representing the voice of the Realogy segment of the USA broker and agent community.“

“We have now added the largest real estate brokerage in the Houston market as a global broker member, having listed the most homes, sold the most homes, and sold the most dollar volume of homes in the first five months of 2015 in the Houston metro area. We are delighted to get such a substantial leader in the USA brokerage community with more than 1000 agents to participate in The IMLS. All of their agent’s listings will be profiled on The IMLS and all IMLS searches distributed globally. They now have The IMLS international page with all of The IMLS listings available to their customers in 80-languages. Additionally, all of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene agents are able to have a framed international web page with their own IMLS search featuring more than 1,000,000 listings in 60 countries and 80 languages for their own website.”

“Our goal has been to bring together agents, brokers, developers, associations, MLS’s, and buyers and sellers to create the best industry and consumer experience. We offer a complete global solution providing an international marketing presence that is easy and affordable, while providing agents an opportunity to increase their revenue: Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene can see the strategic competitive advantage of becoming an IMLS member and what it can provide for all of their agents and clients,” said Dr. Nussbaum.

“The Houston region is now the most ethnically and culturally diverse large metropolitan area in the country. Houston hosts more than 90 consulate offices and is home to more than 1.3 million Houstonians that are foreign-born (20%). Inbound migration to the area averages 8-10 thousand individuals per month, of which an estimated 39% originate from an international location,” said Oscar Gonzales.

“Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene’s participation in the IMLS is another tool available to our agents that will enhance the unique service we already provide to inbound and outbound international clients. As a brand, we are all about accommodating the lifestyle of our clients. We want to make certain that we remove as many barriers to home ownership as possible and that include accommodating any language, cultural, and religious nuances that may present as challenges.”

About The International MLS [IMLS]™

The International MLS is an International Portal initiative and membership platform combining a leading real estate technology company based in Boca Raton, Florida and a licensed broker based in Los Angeles California with more than 1,000,000 listings in 60 countries from agencies around the world. In addition to providing global visibility for property listings on The IMLS site and all IMLS searches distributed around the world, The IMLS empowers these 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 other agencies around the world. More information about The International MLS [IMLS] and all its services can be found on http://www.TheIMLS.com.

About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene is a leading Houston residential real estate brokerage owned by Mark Woodroof and Marilyn Eiland. Celebrating over 50 years of operation in the Houston area, the company has listed more homes, sold more listings, and closed more transactions than any other brokerage in Houston. The brokerage has grown to encompass 21 offices in the greater Houston/Galveston area and more than 900 agents.

The Houston Business Journal has named Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene No. 1 in closed transactions. Real Trends Magazine ranked the company No. 50 among all residential brokerages in the United States in closed transaction. The company actively supports The Sunshine Kids Foundation, a 501c3 that supports children and their families battling cancer.

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