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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Announces Addition of Sweyer & Associates to its Renowned Network

Global Brokerage Welcomes North Carolina's Most Innovative Real Estate Company

Wilmington, NC., March 3, 2022 - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network, is pleased to announce that Sweyer & Associates has joined its franchise network. One of Wilmington’s largest locally owned & operated real estate franchises, Sweyer & Associates will operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties. The addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the state of North Carolina and its 16th network company in the state.

Industry leader, Jeff Sweyer will continue to lead the local brokerage. Bringing over 35 years of industry experience to the brand, this addition adds five offices and over 200 real estate professionals. On why they chose to join the network, Jeff Sweyer commented, “As a locally owned and family operated company since 1987, we are committed to delivering outstanding service to our clients. Our team of REALTORS® works hard to make the experience of buying or selling your home as smooth and trouble-free as possible, which we can now do more seamlessly than ever with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand's top-of-the-line technology and programming. Every decision we make as an organization is based off providing the absolute best experience for our brokers, which will then provide the absolute best experience to our customers.”

With their brand transition, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties agents gain access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ active referral and relocation networks, and its “FOREVER Cloud” technology suite, a powerful source for lead generation, marketing support, social media, video production/distribution and more.

The brand also provides an exclusive Luxury Collection marketing program for premier listings. Its Prestige Magazine showcases network members’ premium listings with a strong lineup of feature stories covering topics that appeal to high-end real estate clients.

“We are excited to welcome Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties,” said Christy Budnick, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “Jeff and his team share our values of Integrity, trust, stability and longevity and leads by example to value client relationships and a strong work ethic.”

Previously, Sweyer & Associates had been the #1 CENTURY 21® firm in North Carolina in closed sales from 2003 through 2021, and a top 15 franchisee worldwide in closed production. The company had also been recognized as a Centurion Award winning office every year since 2000, a designation given only to the top 2% of offices in the Century 21 franchise network.

Gino Blefari, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, also welcomed the company to the network, “Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties is a clear example of our mission. We look forward to supporting their growth as they continue to create value for their customers and clients by servicing their entire real estate market faster than they would in our absence.”

The company has been actively involved in the community with local charities since 1987 and has raised over $1 million dollars for a variety of organizations, along with thousands of hours of community involvement.

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About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Carolina Premier Properties is one of the largest locally owned & operated real estate franchises in its market. Located in Wilmington, North Carolina, the company serves New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender County and the surrounding regions. The company prides itself on its core values of trust, integrity, stability, and longevity. 

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices  
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network with more than 50,000 real estate professionals and nearly 1,500 offices across 12 countries including, the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, The Bahamas, and India. In 2021, the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global network represented more than $179.9 billion (USD) in real estate sales volume. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability, and longevity.