Crye-Leike Expands Presence into Cleburne County, Arkansas Through Franchising
NASHVILLE, TN.- Crye*Leike Franchises, Inc., the real estate franchisor subsidiary of Crye-Leike, Realtors, announced today the signing of a franchise agreement with The Anderson Company, Inc., managing company of Brock Real Estate in Heber Springs and Greers Ferry, AR.
Crye*Leike Brock Real Estate and Crye*Leike Brock Real Estate – Greers Ferry Branch, located at 2300 Hwy 25 B North, Heber Springs, and 8029 Edgemont Road, Greers Ferry respectfully, will be managed by C. Larry Anderson, principle broker, who brings to Crye-Leike 40 years of real estate experiences. He and his sales force specialize in lake front and river front properties, as well as general residential and commercial real estate, investment properties and real estate development throughout Cleburne County and into the counties of Faulkner, Stone, White and Van Buren.
Cleburne County is approximately 160 miles west of Memphis, TN, and 50 miles north of Little Rock. Heber Springs, a popular recreation and relocation community was developed around Greers Ferry Lake, a 40,000-acre reservoir that boasts year-round conditions suitable for boating, fishing and hunting. From the Greers Ferry Dam begins the cold waters of the Little Red River that boasts a 40-pound, 4-ounce world record grown trout caught in 1992. Greers Ferry Lake is located in the foothills of the Arkansas Ozark Mountains.
“Our community is experiencing a steady growth and, within our community, there are many positive indicators that our market will be expanding for a long time,” commented Anderson. “Crye-Leike is a dominant competitor in Arkansas making our decision to join with their organization a natural progression of our business. Their sound infrastructure of marketing systems, comprehensive agent training, state-of-the-art online services and access to an international relocation network will benefit our sales associates and the community that we serve.”
Crye*Leike Brock Real Estate and Crye*Leike Brock Real Estate – Greers Ferry Branch will join 27 additional offices in the Crye-Leike franchise network. Other Crye*Leike franchises located in Arkansas include those in the cities of Batesville, Blytheville, El Dorado and Searcy.
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 within the seven state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi, with future plans to expand into contiguous states. Crye*Leike Franchises, Inc. is led by President of National Franchise Sales and Development, Kevin Joiner.
Crye-Leike? (www.crye-leike.com), a full service real estate company for 29 years, is the nation’s 6th largest real estate company and the largest in the Mid-South. It has a network of over 3,300 sales associates and 102 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, sellers, and associates interested in joining Crye*Leike Brock Real Estate can reach C. Larry Anderson at (501) 362-5868 or (501) 825-8300.