Raleigh, NC, February 27, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Don Walston, owner and executive chairman of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston (www.hpw.com), has announced that Jim Allen has joined the firm as a broker associate. With more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Allen earned his GRI professional designation as well as his CRS professional designation. Allen ranked as the number one agent in the Triangle and the number two agent in North America for most homes sold with his previous real estate firm. He was named Best of the Biggest by Real Trends magazine and named the Triangle Agent of the Year for Most Homes Sold, Triangle Listing Agent of the Year and Triangle Selling Agent of the Year for the entire Triangle from 1998-2008. He was named the #1 Agent in the Southern Region Annually for GCI and Most Homes Sold and the Top of the Rock Team by Prudential in 2005and 2008. He received the Prudential International Pinnacle award and from 1997-2008 was a Top 10 Agent in the Prudential Network. In 2006, 2007 and 2008 Allen was also named one of the Top 50 Agents in the world for all residential real estate companies. Allen maintains memberships is Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors (RRAR), National Board of Realtors (NAR), President’s and Chairman’s Circle, member of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and United States Golf Association (USGA). He will be located at the Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Falls of Neuse office. For more information call (919) 876-8824 or visit www.hpw.com.
“We are excited to announce that Jim has joined our firm,” said Walston. “His extensive experience, success in the industry and passion for his clients will no doubt make him an invaluable addition to Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston.”
About Coldwell Banker Howard Perry And Walston:
Howard Perry, an established builder, and Don Walston, a real estate entrepreneur, formed Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in 1972. Today the company has more than 800 real estate professionals, 13 sales offices, the area’s premier new homes division, a mortgage company, insurance services division, title company, an award-winning relocation division, a growing concierge home services division, the area’s No. 1 real estate school, and one of the state’s top real estate Web sites. The company has become one of the largest full-service residential real estate company in the Triangle and one of the leading realty firms in the nation, with more than 11,000 transactions a year and almost $2.5 billion in sales. In 2006 and 2007, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston was recognized as one of the 50 fastest growing private companies in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal. In 2007 they were named the #1 Best Place to Work in the Triangle by the Triangle Business Journal and named the #1 Coldwell Banker Company in North Carolina. In 2008, the firm received the National Coldwell Banker Golden Hammer Centennial Award for their commitment and work with Habitat for Humanity. For more information about Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston visit their Web site at www.hpw.com.
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