Real Estate Associates Merging Under the Kinlin Grover Brand
Posted by Kathy Forrester — March 5, 2018
OSTERVILLE, MA - The region’s leading real estate brokerage, Kinlin Grover Real Estate announces today Real Estate Associates of Cape Cod is merging under the Kinlin Grover brand.
Kinlin Grover is part of The Randall Family of Companies, one of the nation’s largest privately owned, residential real estate brokerages. Real Estate Associates joins Kinlin Grover within the Randall Family, with their 40 plus years of working with buyers and sellers on Cape Cod.
“We look forward to working with their highly skilled and experienced agents to help grow their business and ours,” said Michael Schlott, President, Kinlin Grover Real Estate. “Real Estate Associates has a proud history of serving its clients with the highest level of professionalism in the Upper Cape area. Our clients will now benefit from the combined resources and talents of two of Cape Cod’s most successful real estate companies.”
“As owners, with great pride in the legacy we’ve created with our company over the past four decades, we wanted to be confident in a partnership that would maintain our strong values. We are just thrilled to be partnering with Kinlin Grover. It’s a merger of two independent family-owned companies who share the same values of honesty, integrity and excellence,” said Lisa Kenny, co-owner, Real Estate Associates of Cape Cod, whose mother, May Kenny, helped form the agency more than 40 years ago.
Matina Heisler, Kenny’s niece and sales team member, is part of the third generation of her family to work at the Upper Cape-focused agency. “Our company has always been our family and I'm sure that Mike Schlott feels the same. Uppermost in our decision to merge with Kinlin Grover is that this is a company we feel at home with and want to be a part of for decades to come,” Heisler said. “It was also important for us that we align with an organization that places great emphasis on exceptional customer service and recognizes the very important role of top notch sales professionals in delivering that service.”
Real Estate Associates of Cape Cod co-owners Attorney Alan H. King and Falmouth High School history teacher Elliot King represent five generations of local Cape Cod real estate ownership back to the 1930's. They are confident that the company's original motto; “in an age where reputation and integrity count”, will continue to be the watchwords. “The example of integrity and fair dealing set by our mother/grandmother Paula Hildreth King, along with her partners E. Andree Noyes and May Kenny will be maintained in a challenging real estate market,” said Alan King.
“We are proud to be joining the Kinlin Grover family,” said Richard F. Cass, CEO, Real Estate Associates of Cape Cod. “Kinlin Grover offers its agents state-of-the-art technology, world class marketing and extensive training to ensure their success. Kinlin Grover’s resources, combined with our agents local expertise, will enhance our ability to serve our clients well into the future.”
In 2017, Kinlin Grover announced several major company initiatives to better serve its clients and agent community, including a completely redesigned brand identity, its ProAdvantage® Platform suite of tools and resources and a new alliance with Leading Real Estate Companies of The World®. LeadingRE adds significant global presence and prestige to Kinlin Grover’s strong brand and allows its agents to benefit from the largest real estate network in the world with 130,000 agents and 565 companies in 65 countries all around the globe. This selective, membership by-invitation-only network transacts over $368 billion in sales annually. “With this merger, more than 400 Kinlin Grover agents are now not only local experts but also part of the global network of Leading Real Estate Companies of The World®,” said Michael Schlott.
About Kinlin Grover
As part of The Randall Family of Companies, with 24 offices covering Cape Cod, The South Coast, and The South Shore, Kinlin Grover Real Estate is the area’s market leader, specializing in the marketing and sale of waterfront, village and luxury homes. No other company serves more buyers and sellers across Cape Cod and The South Coast. Kinlin Grover was honored with the 2017 QE Customer Service Award as one of the top 10 mid-sized real estate firms in the U.S. In February 2018, Kinlin Grover was recognized with top honors for consumer marketing among the 565 firms that comprise Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. Company President; Mike Schlott was recently included as an Emerging Leader on the 2018 SP200 (Swanepoel Power 200), the definitive ranking of the leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry. The company’s rental division, Kinlin Grover Vacation Rentals is the largest vacation rental firm in the market with more than 750 rental properties. They also operate a highly successful Commercial Group with five offices. In 2017, the firm outpaced the Barnstable County, MA real estate market with a 5% increase in sales while market-wide sales were down 4.4%.
About The Randall Family of Companies
The Randall Family of Companies, headquartered in Charlestown, RI, ranks among the top real estate firms in the U.S. The Company is comprised of Kinlin Grover Real Estate on Cape Cod, Randall Realtors in Rhode Island and Connecticut, and Page Taft Christie’s International in Connecticut. The company has achieved more than $6 billion in real estate transactions in the past 5 years. They are a RIS Media Power Broker and a Real Trends Top 150 Real Estate Company. The Company was included in Inc. Magazine’s 2015 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.