AUSTIN, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Austin was again named to the Power Broker List on RISMedia's 26th Annual Power Broker Report, an exclusive annual ranking of the nation's top firms. Award-winning Realty Austin, one of only four Austin-based companies recognized on the list of 500, ranked no. 119 on sales volume of nearly $1.3B and no. 153 on transaction volume with 3,956 closed deals.
The prestigious honor was awarded to big hitters across the country based on closed transactions and sales volume for 2013. The Power Broker List represents the most comprehensive look at the real estate industry and provides these firms a distinction in their respective marketplace.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "We have been fortunate to enjoy many major moments in our short 10 year history, and RISMedia's recognition is again one of them. Our heavyweight team is bringing together ideas, transforming the landscape of our industry, and shaping the future of how real estate business is done. Our brand increasingly leads the charge in Austin, and we are laser-focused on building the next generation real estate company in Austin."
The 2013 Power Broker Report reported firms across the country collectively totaling over $925,032,639,680 in sales volume and 3,244,460 closed transactions. This represents an increase of more than $157 billion in sales volume over 2012.
Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "We are proud of our determined team who continually brings new ideas to move our company forward, leaving our competitors to wonder what our next move will be. Our technology can not be touched in the Austin marketplace, and has solidified our leadership role in today's market. By maintaining the Realty Austin brand, our hand-picked, technology savvy agents sell 7 times more real estate than the average agent in Austin."
This year marks the second time Realty Austin has appeared on the annual Power Broker List by RISMedia.
About Realty Austin
Realty Austin is the fastest growing real estate company in Austin with over $1.3 billion in sales in 2013, ranking as Austin's second highest producing agency in just nine short years. Realty Austin is headquartered in Westlake with satellite offices in Central Austin, Northwest Austin, Southwest Austin and Lake Travis with 250 full-time, high-producing agents who were hand-selected for their experience, market knowledge and career accomplishments. Realty Austin is the most innovative and progressive real estate company in Austin, uniquely suited for its high tech, homegrown culture. For more information, visit realtyaustin.com or call 512.241.1300. Become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/realtyaustin.
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