CHATTANOOGA, TN., Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce that based on the number of Closed Transactions and/or Sales Volume in 2007, the company out-sold all other competing Real Estate firms in the Greater Chattanooga Region.


On the basis of MLS statistics compiled by the Chattanooga Association of Realtors (CAR), January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007, in Greater Chattanooga the company achieved sales of more than $450-million.


“Given the direction the housing market has taken, we’re extremely pleased with the year end numbers,” said Harold Crye, Co-Founder and CEO.  “Going into the New Year we encourage buyers and sellers to trust the market leader when the market gets tricky, and hopefully we’ll see a rebound here in Greater Chattanooga in 2008.”


Within the Greater Chattanooga Region in 2007, Crye-Leike, REALTORS saw in many of its communities, pockets of great success, increasing sales and dominance over competitors.


?    In Area 2, which includes Downtown, Missionary Ridge and St. Elmo, Crye-Leike, REALTORS is #1, solidly beating its competition in the area with more than 275 homes sold for the year.


?    In Area 3 East Ridge, MLS statistics in 2007 show the company is #1 with a sales volume of more than $14-million, outperforming its four closest competitors.


?    In Area 4 Brainerd & East Brainerd in 2007, MLS statistics show Crye-Leike, REALTORS maintains its #1 position over it’s nearest competitors in the region with a sales volume of more than $34.3-million for the year.


?    In Area 5, which includes Highway 58, City, Eastdale, Dalewood and Tyner, Crye-Leike remains #1 selling nearly 100 homes and outperforming its four closest competitors combined.


?    In Area 6, which includes North Chattanooga, Mountain Creek, Riverview and Rivermont, the company is #1 with more than $48.5-million in sales, outselling all its competition.


?    In Area 7 Red Bank in 2007, Crye-Leike, REALTORS remains #1 over its four closest competitors with a sales volume in excess of $9-million.


?    In Area 9 on Signal Mountain, MLS statistics show the company is #1 with more than $44.6-million in sales volume in 2007.


?    In Area 10 on Lookout Mountain, Crye-Leike remains #1 with a sales volume of $17.5 million, which is greater than its three closest competitors combined.


?    In Area 13, which includes Soddy Daisy, Bakewell, Sale Creek and Middle Valley, Crye-Leike, REALTORS is #1 with more than $54.6-million in sales.


?    In Area 18 Collegedale, MLS statistics show Crye-Leike remains #1 with more than $11.1-million in sales volume.


?    In Area 22 Bradley County in 2007, Crye-Leike, REALTORS is #1, solidly beating its two nearest competitors combined with a sales volume of more than $39.6-million.


2008 represents Crye-Leike, REALTORS 10th year anniversary in the Greater Chattanooga Region and company wide, Crye-Leike is projecting a sales volume for the year to meet or exceed $6-Billion.


“We have some of the best associates in the business representing us across the region,” said Crye.  “Based on their level of dedication and service, I anticipate another great year in 2008.”


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977.  Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,100 sales associates and 132 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals.  In 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.