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>> BHG The Masiello Group Earns Merges with ERA Webb Associates in Augusta, ME

>> BHG The Masiello Group Earns International and Local Awards

>> Foster's Daily Democrat turns to CEO Chris Masiello
for an update on the housing market

>> CEO Chris Masiello on factors influencing the housing market recovery

>> Good news, bad news for 2013 New Hampshire real estate sales

>> BHG The Masiello Group Selects New Real Estate
Transaction Network, Dotloop

More than 625 agents will use dotloop to increase efficiency and elevate the client experience...

>> BHG The Masiello Group Names Sales Directors
in Windham & Gorham, ME

Better Homes & Gardens The Masiello Group is pleased to announce that Todd Harvey, Tim Nolan, and Susan Moore have been promoted to the position of Sales Director in two of the company’s offices in Maine...

>> Two of Maine's Largest Real Estate Compaines Merge

Better Homes & Gardens Town and Country and Better Homes & Gardens The Masiello Group announced their merger effective September 27, 2013...

>> BHG The Masiello Group Owner, Christopher J. Masiello,
Featured as Conference Speaker

Owner, President, and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate/The Masiello Group, Chris Masiello, was a featured speaker at the 2013 Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Owners’ Retreat held at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas...

>> BHG The Masiello Group Achieves Top 100 Status for 5th Straight Year

BH&G The Masiello Group, is pleased to announce that it has been ranked for the 5th year in a row by the annual REAL Trends Survey as one of the TOP 100 real estate companies in the US with a placement ranking of 81 for closed transactions...

>> BHG The Masiello Group Opens New, Full-Service Real Estate Office
in Quechee, VT

BH&G The Masiello Group, is celebrating the opening of a new full service real estate office in Quechee, VT. The office, located at the corner of Waterman Hill Road and Route 4, will give people interested in buying or selling real estate in and around Quechee access to top producing agents and marketing tools...

>> Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group Recognized
at National Relocation Conference

BH&G The Masiello Group, was recognized at the Cartus International Relocation conference in Phoenix Arizona for numerous service and performance awards. Also being recognized was Cindy Schneider of Masiello’s relocation department for being the Top Corporate Home Sale Specialist in the country for Cartus which is the largest relocation company in the world...

>> Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group Featured
at National Relocation Conference

Great East Title Services, the affiliated closing service of Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group, was a featured presenter at the Cartus International Relocation conference in Phoenix Arizona.  Cartus is the largest relocation company in the world. Speaking on behalf of The Masiello Group was company CEO Christopher J. Masiello.  BH&G The Masiello Group is the primary broker for Cartus in the markets the company covers...

>> BHG The Masiello Group Featured in National Advertising Campaign

BHG The Masiello Group was recently selected by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate to be featured in the franchise's national advertising campaign...

>> Great East Title Recognized for Local Service Results

Great East Title Services, the affiliated closing service of Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group, was recently recognized by the Real Trends organization as the 34th largest affiliated title company in the country for total closings; as reported in the Real Trends 2011 Top 500 survey of the largest real estate companies and their affiliates...

>> Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group Ranks in Top 10

Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group was recently recognized in the Top 10 real estate brokerages in New Hampshire for it use of the New Hampshire Housings Single Family Mortgage Program...

>> Better Homes and Gardens – The Masiello Group Ranks Highest
of Locally Owned Brokerages

Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group was recently recognized as the 91st largest real estate brokerage in the country for 2011 by both RIS Media and Real Trends in their annual Top Companies industry survey. The company is the only locally owned brokerage to be ranked in the Top 100 nationally...

>> The Masiello Group's Hampton, NH Office Honored for Community Service

Better Homes and Gardens The Masiello Group, northern New England’s largest independently owned real estate and home services company, is pleased to announce that their Hampton, NH office was honored at the Membership Meeting of the Seacoast Board of REALTORS®, with a “Community Spirit Award”...

>> Mary Beth Rudolph Appointed to the NH Housing Finance

BHG The Masiello Group is pleased to announce that Mary Beth Rudolph, from the company's Dover, NH, office has been appointed by the Governor to serve on the NH Housing Finance Authority Board of Directors...

Awards

2008 Gold MarCom Award

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate won Gold in the Corporate Branding Category, as judged by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals, for its refreshing and stylish interpretation of the one of the best known lifestyle brands in the United States.

 

2008 Silver GALAXY Award

For outstanding marketing achievement in the promotion/brand identity category, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate won a Silver GALAXY Award from the IACAS for its vision of an iconic brand name that resonated with customers in an evolving real estate industry.

2008 Platinum Ava Award

Awarded with Platinum for excellence in Audio Visual Marketing, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC won an Ava Award from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals for the production of its broker video “’Hello’ - A Broker’s Introduction to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC”, which introduces the brand strengths to prospective brokers with visuals that incorporate the Better Homes and Gardens lifestyle look and feel.

2008 Ektron All-Star Award

Selected as ‘Best Real Estate Site’ for outstanding software implementation, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC was awarded an Ektron All-Star Award for its successful connection and ongoing interaction with communities and customers online.

2008 Finalist The Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Sherry A. Chris, President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, was selected as a finalist for Best Executive in Service Businesses up to 100 Employees, for her successful foresight and leadership for launching a real estate brand that is changing the face of real estate.

2009 Astrid Awards Honors

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate was awarded Honors (4th Place) from the IACAS, for its submission “A Passion for the Home” in the ‘Campaigns – Corporate Identity’ category, for outstanding achievement in design communications of its new brand. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate was selected from almost 500 entries from 14 countries for its exceptional brand identity, including logo, communications materials and advertising.

2008 ‘Notable Blogger’ Inman's Most Influential Real Estate Bloggers

Sherry A. Chris, President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, was identified as a "Notable Blogger” in Inman's Most Influential Real Estate Bloggers report 2008, for her dedication to social media via the corporate Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate company blog.

100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders: 2008

Sherry A. Chris, President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, was selected as one out of 29 in the brokerage section of Inman’s list of Most Influential Real Estate Leaders: 2008. The list honors company leaders that “command the attention of real estate professionals through their words and actions. They are the leaders of large companies, renowned industry speakers and dealmakers, and the managers and founders of brokerages with unique and alternative business models.”

Top 100 Most Influential Women in Real Estate Leadership for 2008

Sherry A. Chris, President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, was voted as one of the top 50 most influential women in real estate by the Swanepoel Real Estate TRENDS Report, for her active participation in the real estate industry, as well as her successful leadership of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.

2009 Bronze Summit Creative Award

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate was awarded the Bronze Summit Creative Award in the Brand Redesign category, by the SIA organization, for the successful rebranding and redesign of the previous 1970s Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand.

2009 Nominee The Webby Awards

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate was nominated in the Real Estate Category of the 2009 Webby Awards for BHGRealEstate.com, for excellent and easy-to-use functionality and design.

2009 Web Marketing Association Award

For outstanding achievement in website development, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate won a Web Award from Web Marketing Association for its functional, innovative and easy-to-use website.