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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Expands in Wyoming With Addition of Hake Realty

Company to Operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty

Worland, WY., March 10, 2022 -  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global residential real estate brokerage franchise network, is pleased to announce its expansion in the West region with the addition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty. Located in Worland, Wyoming, the addition marks the brand’s continued growth and its fifth network company in the state. The announcement follows the brand’s recent expansion in North Carolina, Washington and Colorado.

The brokerage is led by Nikki and James Donahue. The couple (of 17 years?) and their team of 13 agents will continue to serve the commercial, residential and Farm and Ranch real estate market in Washakie County and the surrounding regions as Hake Realty has since 1915.

It was important for me to make this announcement during Women’s History Month” said Nikki Donahue, Broker and Co-Owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty. “Today, women represent the industry majority in the United States, making up 67% of realtors. With a powerful female figure like Christy Budnick, we will continue to open many doors for women in this field.”

“The historic core of the Worland area and its surrounding areas is what makes this market prime for growth,” said Christy Budnick, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “Nikki and James have established a successful company that has set an industry standard in their area and we are delighted to have Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty as a part of the brand’s global network.” 

With their brand transition, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty 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. The brokerage will continue to be a small town business but will now be supported by the resources and technology of a global brand to better service potential and existing clients.

“Our mission has always been to create a network of professionals that set the standard in the industry,” said James Donahue, Co-Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty. “Aligning with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices will allow us to further meet this goal. We believe everyone deserves million-dollar service and the value of the renowned brand’s monumental global network and robust marketing recourses will allow us to take our client experience to the next level.”

The brokerage has 13 agents and three offices with plans for continued growth. The company and its agents also give back to its local community and are passionate about supporting a variety of causes, including sponsoring all the local high schools and the youth community and offering an annual college scholarship to a local high school senior.

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About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hake Realty’s predecessor, Hake Agency, started in business in 1915. Located in Worland, Wyoming the company serves Washakie County and its 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.