The expert advice Andrew and David have provided to clients ... has played a huge part in the renaissance of the last decade or more in the East Bay [area].
SARATOGA, Calif. (PRWEB) July 18, 2016
Andrew Raskopf and David Gunderman of Andrew and David + Associates of Alain Pinel Realtors’ Oakland office were named one America’s top real estate professional teams by Real Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. The team is now a member of “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by Real Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Andrew and David is now ranked in the top one half of 1 percent of the more than 1.1 million Realtors nationwide.
The Thousand real estate professionals was announced on June 24, 2016, with four separate categories honoring the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:
- Individual Sales Professionals—Sales volume
- Individual Sales Professionals—Transaction sides
- Team Professionals—Sales volume
- Team Professionals—Transaction sides
For the second year, REAL Trends has added two new categories to The Thousand ranking based off of average sales price. This new category is broken down into the top 50 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:
- Individual Sales Professionals – Average Sales Price
- Team Professionals – Average Sales Price
According to The Thousand, Andrew and David had sales volume totaling $171,127,251.25, ranking 75th in the nation among real estate teams.
“The best individual agents and teams – including Andrew and David’s award-winning efforts – were nothing short of phenomenal considering the challenges in today’s complex housing market,” said Steve Murray, founder of Real Trends, a Denver-based consulting, publishing and communications company and The Trusted Source that compiles the yearly, third-party verified list.
“David and I have been active in the East Bay Area for more than 20 years, It’s through these deep ties, as well as the care and attention to detail we bring to every client’s transaction, that we’ve grown our business and become one of the most successful Realtor teams in Alameda County,” said Raskopf. “We’re honored to be again ranked by Real Trends.”
Rainy Hake, COO of Alain Pinel Realtors, agreed.
“The expert advice Andrew and David have provided to clients on everything from renovations and home investments to up-and-coming neighborhoods and negotiations has played a huge part in the renaissance of the last decade or more in the East Bay and many of its outlier communities,” said Hake. “They’ve continued to earn their Real Trends ranking each year, and we congratulate them on their success.
The ranking of The Thousand can be found at: http://www.thethousandrealestateprofessionals.com.
About Alain Pinel Realtors
Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) is the fifth largest residential real estate firm in the United States and the largest privately-owned residential real estate company in California based on its closed-sales volume. The firm has 1,400 agents in more than 30 offices throughout Northern California. Celebrating a quarter century in Bay Area real estate, APR was founded in 1990 by CEO and President Paul L. Hulme, and is based in Saratoga, California. Visit us at apr.com, china.apr.com, facebook.com/AlainPinelRealtors, and @AlainPinel.
About The Thousand
This awards program was developed jointly by WSJ. Custom Studios (and is not affiliated with the Editorial Department) and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. REAL Trends The Thousand honors America’s elite real estate professionals and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends with a special ad section included in The Wall Street Journal.