Phuket, Thailand, October 05, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- Georg Chmiel, LJ Hooker CEO, said the agreement will primarily expand the geographic reach, lead generation and business opportunities for both companies.
LJ Hookers Australasian network of 700 offices supported, by a dedicated team of over 8,000 real estate professionals, will now leverage Siams network of offices in Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, Hua Hin and Koh Samui.
The strategic alliance will focus on referrals for listings and buyers in their respective markets.
This is the first arrangement of its nature for LJ Hooker in Thailand where they are not yet represented by offices on the ground. Its another step forward in continuing to build the brand throughout the world, said Mr Chmiel.
Siam Real Estate was established in 2003 by expat-Englishmen Richard and his son Patrick Lusted and now boasts more than 4,000 property listings along with its own development arm focusing on the creation of luxury villas, apartments and land subdivision.
Richard Lusted said they are always looking for quality opportunities to extend their real estate footprint and share knowledge and resources on property investment opportunities in Thailand.
"We are pleased to align with LJ Hooker, Australia's most respected real estate group. This agreement will extend the reach of our business into the Australia's marketplace for those looking to buy or rent holiday homes in Thailand and will provide LJ Hooker with valuable local knowledge and properties in this emerging marketplace," he said.
About LJ Hooker
Established in 1928, LJ Hooker has grown become Australia's best-known and most trusted real estate brand.
LJ Hooker features one of the largest residential sales and property management teams in the industry with more than 7,000 sales professionals, property managers and support team members.
With a franchise network of more than 700 offices across Australasia, LJ Hooker sold more AUD$15 billion in real estate in the last financial year. The company is one of the largest property managers in the country, managing $60 billion for 250,000 investors.
LJ Hooker provides a full suite of commercial services across Australia and New Zealand including buying, selling, leasing properties for commercial, or investment purposes. LJ Hooker has 24 commercial offices supported by 150 commercial experts across the office, retail and industrial sectors.
LJ Hooker is the only real estate agency to offer its own brand of home loans. Established in 2005, LJ Hooker Home Loans is an experienced in the non-bank mortgage market. LJ Hooker Home Loans has a quality and unique business model which distributed by home loan franchisees and their loan writers who operate nationally.