Howard Hanna named top family-owned broker in nation

PITTSBURGH — Howard Hanna Real Estate Services continues its legacy as the largest family-owned and -operated real estate firm in the nation, according to the 2020 REAL Trends 500 report released on March 26. Howard Hanna ranks as the fourth largest real estate brokerage in the country, closing 109,320 transaction sides in 2019.

In the category of Top 5 Year Movers – Transactions, Howard Hanna ranks second in the nation in their increase in closed transactions during the past five years, with an increase of 38,912.

“We continued our growth trajectory, yet again named the No. 1 home seller in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and North and South Carolina,” said Chairman Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna, III. “In 2019, Howard Hanna real estate professionals helped close more than $24 billion in sales.”

“One of the biggest differentiators for Howard Hanna continues to be our dedication to innovation,” said Howard W. “Hoby” Hanna IV. “We’ve continued to promote internally, which has led to unprecedented growth for our company, offering end-to-end services to clients, and our agents continue to be empowered to provide the best service in the real estate industry.”

Howard Hanna’s ancillary businesses of mortgage, title and insurance services are also ranked in the 2019 REAL Trends 500 report.

¯ Ranked by number of homeowners insurance policies sold, Howard Hanna Insurance Services is No. 1 in the United States.

¯ Howard Hanna Mortgage Services ranked No. 3 in closed mortgage units.

¯ Ranked by number of closed title units, Barristers is No. 3 in the United States, moving up two places from last year.

¯ Ranked by number of home warranty policies sold, Howard Hanna Insurance Services is No. 3 in the United States.

“Our ancillary services are just part of what makes Howard Hanna the best end-to-end real estate company in the United States,” said CEO Helen Hanna Casey. “The launch of the Find It First program cemented Howard Hanna Real Estate Services as the premier real estate company to work with in our markets, and our continued track record of success helping buyers and sellers find their dream homes shows how dedicated our agents are.”


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