MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Better Homes and Gardens Real
Estate Canada (BHGREC), Canada's premier lifestyle real estate
brokerage, announced today that Brad Clayton has joined the company in
the role of Director of Franchise Development. Clayton brings a wealth
of real estate and franchise sales expertise to BHGREC, and will focus
his efforts on continuing to grow momentum for the company's brand in
Canada and building an industry-leading network of franchisees.
"We are very excited to welcome Brad as a key member of the BHGREC team.
We were immediately impressed by his many accomplishments, which
include numerous recognitions as top producer at Realogy, and his
proven ability to successfully navigate mergers and acquisitions and
franchise development ," said Rob Vanden Broek, President, Better Homes
and Gardens Real Estate Canada. "Brad's experience makes him a perfect
fit for BHGREC as we continue to grow Canada's only premier lifestyle
real estate brand in Canada."
Prior to joining BHGREC, Clayton demonstrated a proven record for
results. He closed some of the largest, multimillion dollar deals in
Realogy history, and generated $27 million (US) in sales in 2011. While
at Realogy, Clayton consistently performed within the top five percent
of all sales producers. For this, Clayton also won the company's sales
achievement awards for four consecutive years, from 2008 to 2011.
Clayton also has extensive experience in negotiating complex,
structured M&A deals exceeding $10 million.
"I'm thrilled to be a part of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
Canada team and to be coming on board at a time of incredible growth
and momentum in the market," said Clayton. "The company is well-known
as an iconic lifestyle brand, and the market has never been more
receptive to our offering. I can't wait to help achieve our growth
plans in Canada and to help make 2013 our best year to date."
For more information on Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada and
franchising opportunities please visit: www.BHGCanada.ca.
About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada is a lifestyle real estate
brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates
and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated
business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better
Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada embodies the future of the real
estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. My
Lifestyle Brand Inc. is a master franchisor of the Better Homes and
Gardens Real Estate brand. The growing Better Homes and Gardens Real
Estate Canada network consists of its first franchisee, Better Homes
and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service, comprised of two offices and
90 agents in the Greater Toronto Area. For more information, please
Better Homes and Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith
Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC and
Realogy Corporation and used with permission. Each Better Homes and
Gardens® Real Estate Franchise is independently owned and operated.
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SOURCE: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada
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