ERA BOGANY PROPERTIES MERGES OPERATIONS WITH BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE GARY GREENE
Bellaie Market Center Increases Marketing Footprint of Houston’s Leading Residential Brokerage
HOUSTON, TEXAS (August 29, 2012) – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene announced that ERA Bogany Properties is merging its operations with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene effective September 1, 2012. Shad Bogany has led ERA Bogany Properties to be the top ERA broker in Houston and one of the top ERA franchises in the country.
“Shad is highly respected within the real estate industry both as a Realtor leader and top-producing agent,” said Mark Woodroof, who co-owns Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene with Marilyn Eiland. “We are excited to welcome Shad and his associates to our team.”
Bogany’s office at 4710 Bellaire Boulevard will become the new home of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene’s Bellaire Market Center.
“J.J. Molaison, manager of our Inner Loop office, will be responsible for the new market center and is looking forward to growing our influence in the area,” said Eiland.
A leader in the industry, Bogany will soon be installed as chairman of the Texas Association of Realtors. He served as chairman of the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) in 2002, and in 2004, he was named HAR Realtor of the Year. He is active in the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, an organization formed by African-American real estate professionals, and he served on the Board of the Texas Department of Housing for seven years.
In 2011, Bogany was ranked by the Houston Business Journal as No. 6 in the Top 25 Residential Real Estate Individuals in closed transactions.
Bogany said he has known Woodroof for over 20 years. “The culture that Mark and Marilyn have developed felt like a good fit for me. This is about a new chapter in my life,” said Bogany. “I made the decision to be more profitable, and I am confident that the resources and support staff available locally at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene will help me achieve my goals. I am looking to go to another level, and I believe Mark and Marilyn can help me do that.”
Bogany hosts The Real Estate Corner radio show on KCOH AM 1430, which airs every Tuesday, 6pm-7pm. He said he will continue to host the show that is now in its 21st year. “My focus on the show is to educate the public and to be a watchdog for the consumer in the areas of real estate,” he said.
Bogany will continue to work at the Bellaire Market Center, 4710 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, Texas 77401. To reach him, call 713-667-1000.
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene is Houston’s leading residential real estate brokerage with closed sales of $1.58 billion in 2011. The brokerage has 20 offices in the Greater Houston area.
For more information regarding Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene, visitwww.GaryGreene.com.
About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene is Houston’s leading residential real estate brokerage and is owned by Mark Woodroof and Marilyn Eiland. Since 2007, the company has listed more homes, sold more listings and closed more transactions than any other brokerage in Houston. Founded in 1963, the brokerage has grown to encompass 20 offices and more than 850 agents. REAL Trends magazine ranked the company among the top 60 residential real estate brokerages in the United States in both volume and transaction sides for 2011. The company actively supports Sunshine Kids™, raising more than $3 million for the nonprofit organization dedicated to providing activities, trips and events for young cancer patients.