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Affiliation expands Intero’s global reach and enriches company’s
existing luxury program.

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/brokerage?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#brokeragelt;/agt;–Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of
HomeServices of America, Inc., is proud to announce it has been awarded
exclusive affiliate status for Silicon Valley in Leading Real Estate
Companies of the World® and its luxury program, Luxury
Portfolio International®.

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is a global real
estate community comprised of 565 of the best-known local and regional
real estate firms, with 4,300 offices and 130,000 sales associates in
over 70 countries. Collectively, these firms represent 1.1 million
transactions annually.

Intero’s dominant #1 market share in Santa Clara County will be further
enhanced by our exclusive affiliation with Leading RE. In addition to
the business collaboration benefits, Leading RE will also extend and
enhance Intero’s reach in the luxury market through Luxury Portfolio
International.

Affiliates of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
are widely recognized as the premier providers of quality residential
real estate and relocation services. Leading Real Estate Companies of
the World® is the largest network of residential real
estate firms, and network affiliates are widely recognized as the
premier providers of quality residential real estate and relocation
services. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
also excels in the upper-end market with its Luxury Portfolio
International® marketing program.

Leading RE exists to make its members better by connecting them to
opportunities and people around the globe, supporting them with an
industry-leading international referral network, award-winning
professional development programs and events, professional marketing
resources and more.

Luxury Portfolio International® is the luxury face of Leading
RE, with a unified collection of the world’s most respected experts in
luxury real estate. Luxury Portfolio marketed over 50,000 of the world’s
most remarkable homes last year and attracted over three million
high-net-worth visitors by presenting a gallery of the finest luxury
properties and brokerages worldwide.

Luxury Portfolio members offer extensive global reach for high-end
properties through the award-winning website, LuxuryPortfolio.com; the
Luxury Portfolio International magazine; targeted advertising reaching
an affluent audience worldwide and professional marketing materials.

“We are delighted to have Intero as part of our distinguished network of
premier brokerages. The company has an impeccable reputation in the Bay
Area, and we are committed to helping the firm achieve even greater
success,” said Paul Boomsma, president and CEO of Leading RE. “As a
member of Leading RE and Luxury Portfolio, Intero aligns with other
market-leading firms and expands its local expertise to deliver powerful
marketing worldwide.”

“We are thrilled to be part of the Leading RE and Luxury Portfolio
family,” said Brian Crane, Chief Executive Officer of Intero. “Real
estate brokerage is a local business; aligning ourselves with the
premier luxury real estate network in the world helps Intero agents to
provide the best tools and results for our clients in the luxury market
throughout Silicon Valley.”

To learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®,
visit www.LeadingRE.com.
To learn more about Luxury Portfolio, visit www.LuxuryPortfolio.com.

About the Intero® Brand:

Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of
HomeServices of America, Inc., serves Northern California with 18
offices throughout the greater Silicon Valley. The Intero Franchise
network is comprised of 55 affiliates located in Alabama, California,
Nevada, Tennessee and Texas. The company is headquartered in
California’s Silicon Valley.

Find more information about Intero at www.intero.com.
Find more information about HomeServices at www.homeservices.com.

Contacts

Derek Overbey – Intero – A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate
(650)
537.8566 – [email protected]