Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Announces Its First Franchise in Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and MADISON, N.J. (March 30, 2017) – Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate announced today the addition of J. Melvin Premier Properties in Maryland to its franchise network. The newly named Better Homes and Gardens -The J. Melvin Group, led by partners and co-founders Jennie Melvin and Carlos Garcia, will continue to serve the Anne Arundel, Howard, and Prince George Counties as well as the metropolitan DC area.
“Real estate sellers and buyers value expertise and Jennie Melvin and Carlos Garcia are seasoned professionals who bring that central benefit to their clients,” said Sherry Chris, president and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. “In addition, their ongoing commitment to their community and extensive knowledge of the area makes them the perfect fit for our first location in Maryland.”
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate -The J. Melvin Group was established in 2009 by Jennie Melvin and Carlos Garcia, who have over 35 years of combined experience in the real estate industry. Jennie is a 4th generation Annapolitan. Her great-grandfather, George T. Melvin was the developer of Murray Hill, West Annapolis and Glen Burnie in the early 1900’s. Her father, John Melvin, was a prominent and trusted businessman in Annapolis. Her mother, Mary Melvin, was also a successful real estate agent. “My family taught me the importance of hometown friendships, community giving, customer service and integrity. These values which are the backbone of my business today,” Jennie said.
Carlos is a veteran of the U.S. Navy, a former police officer with the Metropolitan DC police and a firearms instructor. He has been a real estate agent for seventeen years, primarily in southern Anne Arundel, Prince George’s, Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties. Carlos and Jennie live in Annapolis and consider their roles as professional real estate agents to be an extension of their love for the area and a reflection of their genuine desire to help clients find a forever home or investment property that’s right for them. The J Melvin Group has grown substantially in recent years. Carlos and Jennie look forward to opening more offices in the state under their new BHGRE name. “We are excited to continue growing our business, but will always live by our motto which is that we don’t want to be the biggest brokerage in the area- we want to be the best.”
For more information, visit http://www.JMelvin.com.
About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a dynamic real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.
The growing Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network includes more than 10,000 affiliated sales associates and approximately 300 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States, Canada and the Bahamas.
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