Category: a+ difference

21 Dec 2016

Presidential Priorities

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill The life of a Realtor® is busy – meeting with buyers and sellers, coordinating appraisals and inspections, attending closings, staying in touch with past clients, prospecting new business and keeping current on technology and other real estate topics. Whew. And while a real estate career offers flexibility, healthy market conditions often mean prioritizing business obligations with personal relationships and responsibilities. So who has time to volunteer? At Allen Tate, dozens of agents each year dedicate time, energy and knowledge to serve the real estate industry through their participation on boards, committees and as part of special activities and events. A few take service to the...
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25 Mar 2016

People: The a+ difference

In recent months, I’ve talked about how our Strength and Vision make the Allen Tate Companies different from other real estate firms. But I’ve saved the best for last. Our People make us different. Sure – every company will tell you how special their people are. But in real estate, our people ARE our company. That’s because every single interaction and transaction directly involve our people – our Realtors®, our leaders and our professional staff. Whether we succeed or fail as a company is 100 percent dependent on if our people exceed customer expectations and deliver excellence in everything they do. Our People are experienced leaders. Our leadership team is comprised of 75 executives with more than 1,600 years of combined experience in real...
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18 Feb 2016

Vision: The a+ difference

Last month, I shared with you how our Strength made us different from other real estate companies. But that’s only the first chapter of our story. We’re also different because of Our Vision. Let me tell you how. In 1957, when Allen Tate founded this company, he had a vision: to provide our clients with exceptional customer service and a one-stop shopping experience – with choices. That’s because customers want to be valued; they want convenience; and they want to have a voice in the important decisions associated with homeownership. Today, the Allen Tate Family of Companies proudly deliver that very vision, helping customers through the entire homeownership life cycle. Our flagship, Allen Tate Realtors®, offers more than 1,500 Realtors working from 41 convenient neighborhood...
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22 Jan 2016

Strength: The a+ difference

For nearly 60 years, the Allen Tate Family of Companies have been a symbol of strength, vision and people. Those are the things that make us different from other real estate companies, and our latest branding campaign tells our unique story. Yes, we’re a little different … and that’s a very good thing. Let me tell you how. We’re different because of our Strength, which is represented by our reach, our rankings and our results. We’re an independent, locally owned company, with more than 1,500 Realtors® serving buyers and sellers from 41 local offices in the Charlotte, Triad and Triangle regions of North Carolina and the Upstate region of South Carolina. We’re consistently ranked #1 in the Carolinas, based on closed sales volume. We’re...
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