ATLANTA – (Sept. 17, 2008) – HomeServices of Georgia is pleased to announce the promotion of Chris Burell to Director of Training with HomeServices of Georgia. In his new role, Burell will manage the Career Services and Education Departments of Harry Norman, Realtors and Jenny Pruitt & Associates; sister companies in HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.Burell joined Harry Norman, Realtors in 2005 as a sales associate in the Intown Office and was quickly tapped to serve as the company recruiter/agent trainer and he has consistently advanced, first to Training Manager in 2007 and now, to his most recent position as Director of Career Services. Burell is a licensed Georgia Real Estate Instructor and agent, a real estate training consultant and life coach. His previous career experience includes serving as Human Resources Management Analyst/Presidential Management Fellow with the Social Security Administration. He is also a certified Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor and a Certified Non-Profit Manager. Chris received his MA and BA in Public Administration from Auburn University.HomeServices of Georgia is a holding company of HomeServices of America that has the express purpose of providing support services to the HomeServices companies located in Georgia. HomeServices of Georgia is led by Dan Parmer, President and CEO of Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors and Martha Hayhurst, President of Harry Norman, Realtors.About Harry Norman, RealtorsFounded in 1930, Harry Norman, Realtors is Atlanta’s oldest residential real estate firm with 20 offices and over 1,000 sales associates. Harry Norman, Realtors is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the second-largest full-service independent residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. Through its affiliation with HomeServices of America, Harry Norman, Realtors is part of a real estate family of 20,000 sales associates spanning 19 states. Harry Norman, Realtors also achieves international exposure through membership in such exclusive real estate networks as Leading Real Estate Companies of the World the largest network of independent residential real estate firms, with 650 members representing 4,700 offices and 120,000 associates across the U.S. and in over 35 countries. For additional information, visit www.harrynorman.com.About Jenny Pruitt & Associates, RealtorsFounded in 1988, Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors is one of the most trusted and highly respected real estate companies in metro Atlanta. Its team of more than 450 agents specializes in serving their client’s needs throughout the metro area. The company is owned by HomeServices of America, Inc., the second-largest full-service, independent real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. Jenny Pruitt & Associates is affiliated with the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™, Christie’s Great Estates, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, FIABCI – The International Real Estate Federation, and Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection.About HomeServices of America, Inc.HomeServices of America, Inc., based in Minneapolis, Minn., is the second-largest home services provider in the United States. HomeServices’ operating companies offer integrated real estate brokerage services, mortgage lending, title insurance, closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties and other real estate services. HomeServices was built through the combination of market-leading companies from across the nation with long-standing traditions for excellence. The average age of a HomeServices of America operating company is more than 50 years. HomeServices operates in 19 states under the following residential real estate brand names: Carol Jones REALTORS, CBSHOME Real Estate, Champion Realty, Edina Realty, EWM REALTORS, Prudential First Realty, Harry Norman, Realtors, HOME Real Estate, Huff Realty, Iowa Realty, Jenny Pruitt & Associates, Realtors, Long Realty, Prudential California Realty, Prudential Carolinas Realty, RealtySouth, Rector-Hayden REALTORS, Reece & Nichols, Roberts Brothers, Inc. REALTORS, Semonin REALTORS and Woods Bros. Realty. Information about HomeServices and the locations of its subsidiary companies is available at www.homeservices.com.