MADISON, N.J., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Realogy executives, franchisees and affiliated agents made strong contributions to the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals' 2016 National Convention and Latin Music Festival held recently in Los Angeles, California. As keynote speakers, moderators and panelists, Realogy-affiliated representatives took to the stage to help lead engaging discussions about increasing the rate of Hispanic homeownership in America. In 2015, Hispanics accounted for 486,000 new household formations, representing 37 percent of total household formations in the United States. Click to download Realogy's participation highlighted in the full conference schedule.
During a general session, Alex Perriello, CEO of the Realogy Franchise Group told the audience, "Seventeen years ago, when Gary Acosta and Ernie Reyes, co-founders of NAHREP, came to our offices to talk to us us about their vision and plans for this organization, and I remember replying, 'We are all in… what can we do to help?' I repeated those exact words to Gary last Fall when he described to me his plans for the Hispanic Wealth Project. We are proud of our partnership with NAHREP and all that has been achieved over the years, and we look forward to being part of continued events like this that provide meaningful calls to action that benefit our industry."
Click for photo: On Sept. 20 in Los Angeles, Gary Acosta, co-founder and CEO of NAHREP, and Alex Perriello, CEO of the Realogy Franchise Group, took center stage at the annual NAHREP National Convention & Latin Music Festival discussing the importance of Hispanic homeownership in the US.
NAHREP, a non-profit 501c6 trade association, is dedicated to increasing the homeownership rate among Latinos by educating and empowering the real estate professionals that serve them. Based in San Diego, NAHREP is the nation's largest trade organization for Hispanics with over 24,000 members and 41 chapters across the nation.
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Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage with many of the best-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, Corcoran®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty® and ZipRealty®. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,600 offices with more than 261,000 independent sales associates conducting business in 109 countries and territories around the world. NRT LLC, Realogy's company-owned real estate brokerage, is the largest residential brokerage company in the United States, operates under several of Realogy's brands and also provides related residential real estate services. Realogy also owns Cartus, a prominent worldwide provider of relocation services to corporate and affinity clients, Title Resource Group (TRG), a leading provider of title, settlement and underwriting services, and ZapLabs LLC, its innovation and technology development subsidiary. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.