AUSTIN, Texas, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Austin was named to the Power Broker List on RISMedia's 25th Annual Power Broker Report, an exclusive annual ranking of the nation's top firms. The prestigious honor was awarded to leading brokerage firms across the country based on closed transactions and sales volume for 2012. Realty Austin, one of only two Austin-based companies recognized on the list, ranked no. 152 with sales of $794,758,263; and no. 212 with 2,575 closed transactions.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "Our company's performance is a direct result of our powerhouse team of top agents backed by our incredible support team. Our forward-thinking culture, coupled with a commitment to building the most innovative and progressive real estate company, empowers each member of our team to make a real impact on our industry's future."
The 2012 Power Broker Report unveiled the most competitive crop in the list's history, with firms collectively amassing $767,983,687,087 in sales volume for 2012 and 2,985,668 in closed transactions. This represents a more than $158 billion increase in sales volume over 2011. The list represents the most comprehensive look at "who's who" of the real estate industry and provides these firms a distinction in their respective marketplace.
Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "We are honored to be recognized on RISMedia's Power Broker List. We believe in our agents - they are all among the best in the business, capable of achieving great things. Our staff never stops working to help them achieve their full potential. As a result, they sell 5 times more real estate than the average agent in Austin."
Headquartered downtown, Realty Austin management prides itself on being transparent with the company about future growth and strategic positioning.
Boatwright continued, "Our competitive differentiation lies in we hand select success-driven, technology savvy agents to join our team. We continually strive to stack our deck by only engaging with candidates who meet our high standards and expectations."
This year marks the first time Realty Austin has appeared on the annual Power Broker Report by RISMedia.
About Realty Austin
Realty Austin is the fastest growing real estate company in Austin with over $800M in sales in 2012, ranking as Austin's second highest producing agency in just eight short years. Realty Austin is headquartered in downtown Austin with satellite offices in Westlake, Northwest Austin, Southwest Austin and Lake Travis. Visited more than 10,000 times per day, realtyaustin.com is the most widely used home search website in Austin. Realty Austin's team consists of 185 full-time, high-producing agents who were hand-selected for their real estate 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.
SOURCE Realty Austin