Long & Foster’s Kopp Group ranked tops in nation

Bethany-based team ranked 98th in Wall Street Journal’s Top 250
July 21, 2013
Leslie Kopp

Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, has announced that The Leslie Kopp Group, based in Bethany Beach, ranked 98th out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2012, as ranked by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends Inc.

Kopp, who has specialized in the sale of coastal properties since 1989, attributed her team’s success to always putting her clients’ interests first, which she explained results in so many referrals from previous transactions.

“Being recognized as a leader in the REAL Trends national rankings is an honor and comes from bringing our customers unparalleled market expertise and customer service,” said Kopp.  “That is what we are dedicated to bringing every year, with every transaction.”

In total, 14 Long & Foster teams were ranked in the survey of the nation’s top 250 sales professionals by closed volume and transaction sides for 2012. One individual sales agent was ranked in the top 250 associates nationwide based on the amount of closed transactions volume.

“These top-ranking real estate professionals are a reflection of our entire team of experts, and we offer them, as well as all our sales associates, our overwhelming congratulations for helping to make Long & Foster the real estate leader in the Mid-Atlantic and the No. 1 independent real estate company in the nation,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate.

“Our agents continue to thrive in this swiftly-evolving real estate environment, thanks to their motivation and drive, as well as the industry-leading suite of tools and technology and the unparalleled support that comes from a full-service brokerage.”

The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. compile rankings for the Top Thousand based on surveys of previous applicants, as well as 900 of the largest US brokerage firms. An independent third party verifies all submissions, and staff from REAL Trends also reviews these submissions for accuracy. Now in its seventh year, the Top Thousand features the four total lists, the top 250 individual sales agents by sales volume and transaction sides, as well as the top 250 teams by sales volume and transaction side.

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