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ZipRealty`s Travis Edmunds Earns Top Award from
Houston Developer for Second Year in a Row
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 15, 2014 - ZipRealty, Inc. (http://www.ziprealty.com) (ZIPR), a leading online residential real estate brokerage and provider of technology and marketing solutions, announced today that ZipRealty agent Travis Edmunds earned the Top Flyer Award from Eagle Springs by Newland Communities, a master-planned urban housing development located in northeast Houston. Edmunds has been a real estate agent in the firm`s Houston office since 2006.
Eagle Springs recently hosted its annual Top Flyer Awards Luncheon for real estate agents who closed one or more new homes in the community in 2013.During the luncheon, Eagle Springs presented Mr. Edmunds with the No. 1 Top Flyer Award for closing 12 new homes in the development in 2013. Mr. Edmunds also earned a Top Flyer award in 2012 from Eagle Springs. In addition, Travis was one of the top three closing Realtors in Summerwood by Newland Communities in 2012.
"Travis is one of our most successful agents and continues to excel. In 2013, he was the top producer in our office," says Jill Jarvis, District Broker in ZipRealty`s Houston office. "In fact, Travis has been the top producer for the past four years. Travis has also recently generated a significant number of new listings for our office in recent months. His enthusiasm and commitment to providing excellent customer service to his clients makes him a role model to all of the agents in our office."
Demand for Houston real estate continues to strengthen, according to a recent ZipRealty report. At the end of February, there was a 22% year-over-year decline in the inventory of single-family homes, condos and townhouses across the Houston metro area. The median days on market spent by Houston-area homes dropped 42%, while 15% of the market is selling in seven days or less on a year-over-year basis at the end of February, the report said.
About ZipRealty, Inc.
ZipRealty is a leading national real estate brokerage and provider of proprietary technology and comprehensive online marketing tools for the residential real estate brokerage industry. For home buyers and sellers who increasingly want control, choice and a seamless, customized service, ZipRealty offers Internet-enabled, state-of-the-art technology and complete access to accurate, timely information via their website and mobile applications, which real estate professionals can combine with their own local knowledge and personal expertise to offer an exceptional start-to-finish client experience. For real estate professionals who seek more productive ways to conduct business, ZipRealty provides technology and online marketing tools to enhance their online sales channel, including lead generation, conversion and service of their clients. ZipRealty`s technology and online marketing products serve its full-service, owned-and-operated residential real estate brokerage business in 19 markets nationwide, as well as its Powered by Zip network of leading third-party local brokerages in 20 m arkets.
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Source: ZipRealty via GlobeNewswire