HOUSTON – (May 12, 2008) –
Houston is such a great place to be! Our team of record-breaking professionals has set another new record! John Daugherty, Realtors
, Houston’s No. 1 luxury residential real estate firm celebrates its best month ever in more than 41 years of doing business with sales of $137 million. “We participated in 31 transactions in the month of April that sold for $1,000,000 and above, while 50% of our transactions in April were $400,000 and below,” said John A. Daugherty, Jr., owner and president of John Daugherty, Realtors, Houston’s preeminent luxury real estate firm.
In a time when real estate sales in our nation remain uncertain, the Houston residential real estate in the markets that we specialize in is very stable and healthy. “We are so fortunate to be living in this great city. The combination of our oil and gas industry, our world renowned medical center, and the Port of Houston which is ranked first in the United States in foreign waterborne tonnage and second in the U.S. in total tonnage keeps our economy healthy,” stated Daugherty.It comes as no surprise that John Daugherty, Realtors continues to be so successful. Home sellers want to do business with a firm that can maximize what they have to sell. Buyers want to patronize a company that has the best selection of homes. “With our market penetration here and our exclusive national and international affiliations with Luxury Real Estate, Leading Estates of the World, Regency International, the Board of Regents, and Luxury Portfolio Fine Property Collection, we are able to market your home to a world-wide audience,” said Daugherty.Established in 1967 and one of the most respected names in Houston real estate, John Daugherty, Realtors is the largest seller of upscale residential real estate in Houston.Since the Houston Business Journal started keeping records, John Daugherty, Realtors has been the number one real estate firm in the luxury market, participating in over 50% of sales of the most expensive homes in the Houston area year in and year out. In 2007, we participated in 100% of the 10 most expensive homes, 80% of the 20 most expensive homes, and 60% of the 50 most expensive homes sold or sale pending.Knowing that an educated sales associate is the key to home sales in the current market, John Daugherty, Realtors’ sales associates benefit from the company’s extensive continuing educational programs, weekly informational seminars and year round discussions of the Houston residential market lead by industry leaders. “Our well-informed and trained sales associates can then educate their clients about the market.” Daugherty said.“I could not be more proud of the members of our family – from our accomplished sales associates, to our experienced management team, to our dedicated staff,” said Daugherty. “Houston is indeed a great place to be.”