Luxury real estate firm with ties to ‘Real Housewives’ opens 1st Virginia franchise in Chesapeake – The Virginian-Pilot

Luxury real estate firm with ties to ‘Real Housewives’ opens 1st Virginia franchise in Chesapeake – The Virginian-Pilot

A Beverly Hills, California, luxury dwelling brokerage agency with ties to reality series like “The Actual Housewives of Beverly Hills” and “Million Greenback Listing Los Angeles” is now open in Hampton Roads.

The Agency opened a new franchise site Tuesday in Chesapeake. The new place is the very first Company franchise in Virginia and joins a community of additional than 65 workplaces across the United States and internationally. It will be led by taking care of partners Alan and Betsy Thompson.

In an announcement, The Company CEO and founder Mauricio Umansky reported the group was energized to arrive in Hampton Roadways.

“Alan and Betsy Thompson are two of the most accomplished serious estate brokers in the place, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to The Agency spouse and children, being aware of they will be remarkable stewards of our brand name and tradition,” Umansky said.

Alan Thompson has 3 decades of genuine estate practical experience in luxury properties. He has sold much more than $400 million in actual estate across his profession and overseen a lot more than 50,000 transactions as a principal broker and proprietor of Fortunate Homes in Chesapeake.

Alan Thompson

“Our booming authentic estate marketplace holds great synergy with The Agency’s global brand and huge network of partners,” he mentioned in the announcement.

Fellow taking care of companion Betsy Thompson specializes in household profits throughout the area, which includes in Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Suffolk, Smithfield, Poquoson and York County. She has been voted the No. 1 agent in the location by Coastal Virginia journal for three straight a long time.

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Alan Thompson said the place will start with a few agents with ideas to recruit more.

The Thompsons embody what The Company seems to be for in handling companions, Jim Ramsay, executive vice president for franchise product sales, said in an electronic mail.

Betsy Thompson

“Their skilled working experience and enthusiasm for the true estate small business, along with their potent feeling of regional group in Chesapeake and its bordering regions, we imagine is a perfect match for The Agency as we make our way into the Virginia market place,” Ramsay stated.

The Company has been on an growth spree recently. The group has opened 22 new corporate and independently owned offices all through the previous yr. Over and above branding, the franchise spots have accessibility to the firm’s leadership, advertising and marketing, community relations, coaching, tools and technologies.

The agency also debuted its very own Netflix fact sequence “Buying Beverly Hills” on Nov. 4. The series follows Umansky and his children Farrah, Brittany, and Alexia Umansky as they navigate the luxurious dwelling market in Southern California.

Umansky and spouse Kyle Richards also surface on “The True Housewives of Beverly Hills” and various brokers from The Agency has built appearances on previous seasons of “Million Greenback Listing Los Angeles.”

Trevor Metcalfe, 757-222-5345, [email protected]