Crye*Leike Franchises Recognizes Batesville Branch Office For Top Sales Growth



BRENTWOOD, TENN. -Crye*Leike Batesville Real Estate Center of Batesville, Arkansas, received the 2005 Rising Star Award – West Region, for phenomenal sales growth.  Having achieved an astonishing 204% growth in sales from the previous year, Crye*Leike Batesville Real Estate Center closed 2005 with sales in excess of $9,322,000.


“Our sales force is 13 associates strong,” commented Jerry Kemp, owner of Crye*Leike Batesville Real Estate Center. “We set goals and we achieve them by treating our clients with dignity and respect.  Taking the time to focus our attention on every detail has helped us to help some 96 families, and now friends, either buy or sell a home.”


A member of both the National Association of Realtors, and the Batesville Board of Realtors, Kemp is always striving to provide the most in customer service. He is currently continuing his education by pursuing his Graduate designation from the Realtors Institute (GRI).


Crye-Leike began franchising operations in 1999 as Crye*Leike Franchises Inc., a real estate franchisor subsidiary of Crye-Leike, Realtors.  Crye*Leike Franchises is currently comprised of 29 independently owned and operated franchise brokers who are located in territories throughout the south.  Crye*Leike Franchises, Inc. is led by President of National Franchise Sales and Development, Kevin Joiner.


Crye-Leike (, a full service real estate company for 29 years, is the nation’s 10th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South.  It has a network of over 3,000 sales associates and 95 corporate and franchise offices located in 53 counties throughout a seven-state southern region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi.  In 2005, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.6 billion with 34,039 closed transaction sides.


For more information on Crye*Leike Franchises, Inc., contact Kevin Joiner at (615) 221-0449.  Homebuyers and sellers, and interested agents, should contact Crye*Leike Batesville Real Estate Center at (870) 698-9999.