WASHINGTON, D.C. – (March 20, 2008) – Evers & Co. Real Estate
, the largest independent, woman-owned and operated residential real estate firm in metropolitan Washington, announces agent Liz Brent achieved the highest residential homes sales volume ($10.7 million) in the Silver Spring area 20910 zip code in 2007. This information was obtained from the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), a group of private databases that lists properties.Brent, a REALTOR who has been serving buyers and sellers in Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County, Md. since 1994, credits her success to her unique knowledge of home staging and marketing techniques. Staging is showcasing the best side of a home to create a stronger interest and to help the house become more profitable, usually by decorating or making small alterations to make the home more buyer-friendly.“When working with sellers I really emphasize staging, which is one of the most important things they can do to add value to their house,” said Brent. “First impressions count. When potential buyers walk in, they need to see a place they can call home.”Brent also brings a professional background in home furnishings and décor merchandising to her clients, which allows her to create a signature style for each individual home. She also has her own warehouse of furniture that she lends clients, which is unique in the industry.“Liz Brent knows this Silver Spring neighborhood like no other agent,” said Donna Evers, Evers & Co. president and broker. “She is the go-to agent in this area and we are proud buyers and sellers recognize her expertise.”As a resident of the Silver Spring 20910 area, Brent delivers personal experience and first hand knowledge of the properties. Her positive reputation in the community often leads to recommendations from previous clients to new sellers. In addition, her marketing techniques contributed to her selling success in 20910. These include specially designed photo ads that run in local newspapers and four-page color brochures that include photos both inside and outside the property.About Evers & Co.
Founded in 1985, Evers & Co. Real Estate has enjoyed an outstanding reputation and ranks among the top companies in the Washington Metro area for the highest sales volume per agent and the highest average home sale price. In addition, Donna Evers, founder, president and broker, began what has now become the area’s largest woman-owned-and-run residential real estate firm. Evers & Co. maintains its success through a strong referral rate and agents who consistently win sales awards. For more information, visit www.eversco.com