SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 29, 2014) - According to a recent research report produced by REAL Trends, Inc., the 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms in the nation controlled just over two million residential sales transactions in 2013. Zephyr Real Estate ranked number 78 on that list. With 1,834 transactions totaling over $1.7 billion, Zephyr out-paced other locally-owned brokerages and retained membership in the prestigious Billionaire's Club.
"The recovery in housing sales was reflected in the results from the REAL Trends 500," says REAL Trends editor Steve Murray. "There were a record number of firms that closed more than $1 billion in sales and over 1,000 units."
REAL Trends, Inc. is a research, publishing and communications company considered to be the leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage and housing industry, based in Denver, Colorado. With 28 years of continual growth, REAL Trends continues to provide real estate professionals with new and insightful resources on the latest industry trends and strategies into the future.
"Congratulations to all the Zephyr agents for another banner year," Randall Kostick, President of Zephyr Real Estate, commented. "Zephyr's team continues to lead the way with excellence, enthusiasm and innovation in a very competitive industry."
About Zephyr Real Estate
Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco's largest independent real estate firm with nearly $1.8 billion in gross sales in 2013 and a current roster of more than 250 full-time agents. In 2010, Zephyr launched its new website, which has earned two web design awards, including the prestigious Interactive Media Award. Zephyr Real Estate is a member of the international relocation network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; the luxury real estate network, Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate; and the local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. Zephyr has six strategically located offices in San Francisco, a business center in Marin County, two brokerage affiliates in Sonoma County, and serves a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit http://www.zephyrsf.com.