Houlihan Lawrence Leads the Westchester, Dutchess and Putnam Markets in 2012

Houlihan Lawrence achieved several milestones in 2012 and continues to grow in 2013
By: Houlihan Lawrence
Feb. 4, 2013 - PRLog -- NEW YORK – Houlihan Lawrence, the largest independently owned and operated residential real estate brokerage firm in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess Counties, had a banner year in 2012.  The company and agents once again proved they are top tier in all areas of the market, including the Westchester record-breaking sale of Devonshire in Bedford Corners in December, further cementing their position at the head of the industry.

“2012 was an incredible 12 months for Houlihan Lawrence, even by the very high standards we set for ourselves, year after year,” said Chris Meyers, COO of Houlihan Lawrence. “With the market poised for continued growth in the upcoming years, we know that for Houlihan Lawrence, the best is yet to be.”

This year, Houlihan Lawrence launched a new, user-focused website with community reviews and profiles and established several strategic partnerships to broaden their resources for their clients. The company also established a Commercial Real Estate Group, expanding their presence within the real estate industry.

Key Houlihan Lawrence achievements in 2012 to note:

• Achieved total sales volume of $4 billion, up 20% from 2011, nearly double the market sales volume increase of 11%

• Participated in the highest-priced home sales in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties

     • Devonshire in Westchester for $21+ million

     • Two homes tied in Putnam for $2.5 million

     • Pig Lane in Dutchess for $5 million

• Launched the Agent Development Center, soon to become the official corporate headquarters

• Established the Houlihan Lawrence Commercial Real Estate Group

• Produced eight of the Top 10 agents by Total Sales Volume in the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service rankings

• Earned 37% market share by volume in Westchester County, 33% and 18% in Putnam and Dutchess, respectively

• Placed seven of the top 10 Westchester real estate offices by dollar volume, including the top three

• Ranked top three producing offices by dollar volume in Putnam County

• Participated in 73% of all home sales $2 million and above across Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties

“Houlihan Lawrence has another year of top rankings across the board,” said Stephen Meyers, President and CEO of Houlihan Lawrence. “For 2013, we will continue to strive to provide the tools and resources needed to help our agents succeed.”

About Houlihan Lawrence

Founded in 1888, Houlihan Lawrence serves the Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess County markets in New York.  The firm’s more than 1,000 licensed real estate agents service clients from 24 regional offices and participate in over 30 percent of the area’s residential real estate transactions.  Houlihan Lawrence provides global marketing services through its exclusive affiliations with Christie’s International Real Estate, Luxury Portfolio International and LuxuryRealEstate.com.  To complement brokerage services with home financing options, Houlihan Lawrence formed Thoroughbred Mortgage, a joint venture with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, one of the nation’s leading retail mortgage lenders.  For more information on Houlihan Lawrence, please visit www.houlihanlawrence.com; join the conversations on our blogs www.houlihanlawrenceblog.com, www.guidemehome2westchester.com and www.guidemehome2hudsonvalleyny.com.; and follow us on Twitter @HoulihanRE
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