McNelis Group Real Estate Services Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Solomons, MD-based real estate brokerage now operates as Berkshire
Hathaway HomeServices McNelis Group Properties

SOLOMONS, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#GoodToKnow–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family
of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced that
McNelis Group Real Estate Services has joined the network and is
operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices McNelis Group Properties.

“The direction of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand aligns
closely with the way we envision our company’s future,” said Chris
McNelis, broker/owner of McNelis Group Properties. “The tools and
systems that Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices offers are more than we
ever thought we needed, and we’re looking forward to all of the many
ways in which this transition will help us grow and better serve our
Southern Maryland clients.”

McNelis Group Properties has maintained a strong presence in the market
since 2007, when McNelis launched her brokerage after more than 15 years
in real estate sales and management. McNelis Group Properties steps into
a new era with an eye on expansion, first in St. Mary’s County. “The
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand is fresh, intelligent and
represents quality in the marketplace,” McNelis explained. “We’re
confident clients in St. Mary’s County as well as in Calvert and Charles
counties will warmly embrace the brand. We’re excited to represent
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices locally.”

McNelis said she expects recruiting to accelerate as well. “Our brand’s
namesake is Berkshire Hathaway Inc., one of the world’s most trusted and
respected corporations. Sharp agents who want to take their careers to
new levels should strongly consider Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
McNelis Group Properties.”

As part of their transition, McNelis Group Properties’ agents gain
access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ Global Network Platform, a
powerful tool suite focusing on lead generation, marketing support,
social media, video production/distribution and more. Beyond technology,
the brand provides national and international marketing support,
professional education and the exclusive Luxury Collection for high-end,
resort and waterfront listings.

“We’re certain that the quality support and resources we’ll receive from
the network will help us be our very best,” McNelis said. “The future
looks wonderfully bright from our perspective.”

Gino Blefari, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CEO, welcomed McNelis and
her company to the brand. “We’re thrilled to have McNelis Group
Properties join our network,” he said. “The team is highly respected for
its market expertise and client service; its members will be strong
ambassadors of our brand.”

McNelis Group Properties will celebrate its brand transition with a
ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration in conjunction with the Calvert
County Chamber of Commerce. The event, open to the public, begins at 4
p.m. today at the brokerage’s headquarters, 14488 Solomon’s Island Road
South. McNelis and her team will also host booth B-47 at this year’s
United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Oct. 13-16, where they will
introduce the brand locally.

The brokerage’s new Cabernet and White yard signs are now appearing in
the marketplace.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices McNelis Group Properties

McNelis Group Properties is a full-service real estate services company
serving Southern Maryland in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.
The brokerage specializes in new homes, waterfront property,
condominiums, farms, primary and second homes, commercial properties for
sale or lease, lots and acreage. Visit www.mcnelisgroup.com
for details.

About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, based in Irvine, CA, is a brand-new
real estate brokerage network built for a new era in residential real
estate. 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.

Irvine, CA-based HSF Affiliates LLC operates Berkshire Hathaway
HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living Real Estate
franchise networks. The company is a joint venture of which HomeServices
of America, Inc., the nation’s second-largest, full-service residential
brokerage firm, is a majority owner. HomeServices of America is an
affiliate of world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Prudential, the Prudential logo and the Rock symbol are service marks of
Prudential Financial, Inc. and its related entities, and are used under
license with no other affiliation with Prudential.

Contacts

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Kevin Ostler, 949-794-7980
kevinostler@hsfranchise.com
or
Christie
Caraballo, 323-202-1039
christie.caraballo@edelman.com