Crye-Leike Agents Excel In New Homes Construction

Nashville, Tenn. – Crye-Leike, Realtors announces that eight of its sales associates were recently awarded the company’s certified builder specialist (CBS) designation which demonstrates to the public and to prospective clients that these Crye-Leike associates have mastered the issues involved in new homes construction. They are among 150 Crye-Leike associates company wide who have achieved this distinction.

They are:

Beverly Hills of Crye-Leike’s Brentwood East branch office;

Evon Maxwell of Crye-Leike’s Brentwood West branch office;

Kay Schillo of Crye-Leike’s Clarksville-Sango branch office;

Ebbie Clark and Marie Patton, both of Crye-Leike’s Franklin-Cool Springs branch office;

Cathy Garshnick of Crye-Leike’s Hendersonville branch office; and

Judy Roark and Cathy Wood, both of Crye-Leike’s Mt. Juliet branch office.

“Crye-Leike’s CBS designation signifies the benchmark of excellence in new homes services,” said Harold E. Crye, chief executive officer. “For our sales associates to attain this designation, they have taken the extra steps needed to continue their education and training in marketing new homes and have demonstrated their proven experience to deliver the highest level of ethical and professional service.”

Crye-Leike’s Certified Builder Specialist Program is an in-house continuing education program administered by Crye-Leike Builder Resources. Its two-day training program is designed to provide Crye-Leike sales associates with the awareness needed to work with homebuilders and to represent clients looking to purchase a new home or build a custom home. Topics covered included: site sales, warranties, recruiting builder listings, custom construction details and standards, final inspections, pre-sales and contract negotiations.

Crye-Leike Builder Resources is the New Homes Division of Crye-Leike, the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest serving Tennessee and the Mid-South. Crye-Leike Builder Resources specializes in comprehensive services for developers and builders of new homes, creating one source for all builders’ needs in Middle Tennessee. Services include: direct sales and consulting, on-site staffing, sales management, sales training, research & analysis on expansion markets and marketing to the real estate community.

Crye-Leike Builder Resources’ customized services and programs will meet the needs of smaller custom homebuilders to the largest production and merchant builders, notes Chip Kerr, Nashville director of Crye-Leike Builder Resources.  “At Crye-Leike Builder Resources, we focus on adding value through exclusive listing agreements and creative marketing alliances. Our team of experts recognizes the difference between new home sales and resale of existing homes as well as understands the sophistication and specialization of the new home sales market.”

Crye-Leike of Nashville has 19 branch offices in eight counties throughout Middle Tennessee in Davidson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties, in addition to one franchise in Warren County, Kentucky.  Sales associates in the Greater Nashville area currently total over 800.