Coccodrilli Joins Better Homes and Gardens Wilkins Real Estate Office

Stroudsburg – William “Bill” Schutte, Executive V.P. announced the hiring of Richard J. Coccodrilli, Jr., Realtor to the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates Sales Team. Coccodrilli, a native of the northern Poconos, had 17 years of corporate sales experience with Fortune 500 companies before starting his own company.  In 2009 Coccodrilli became a licensed Pennsylvania Auctioneer.  His Legacy Appraisal Service became Legacy Auction & Appraisal.  Coccodrilli obtained his PA Real Estate license in 2013, and with his partner, Susan Lang, now runs Legacy Auction & Realty.  Coccodrilli is also federally licensed to sell firearms.  Said Coccodrilli, “The key to the success of Legacy Auction & Realty is that we offer our real estate or personal property [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings...|Comments Off on Coccodrilli Joins Better Homes and Gardens Wilkins Real Estate Office

Better Homes and Gardens Hires Three Realtors

Stroudsburg – William “Bill” Schutte, Executive V.P. announced the hiring of three persons to the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates Sales Team. Hired were Latrese Laporte, Realtor, Lisa Ambrose, Realtor, and Gus Harlacher, Realtor. Latrese Laporte will work from the BHG Business Campus. A graduate of the Weichert Real Estate School in 2014, Laporte previously worked with Keller Williams Real Estate for 3 years. Said Laporte, “The hands-on training I’m getting at Better Homes and Gardens is absolutely terrific. Bill and the rest of his team have really got their act together.” Laporte and her family of 5 moved to the Poconos 8 years ago. In a past career, Laporte was a financial analyst for Pfizer [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings...|Comments Off on Better Homes and Gardens Hires Three Realtors

Better Homes and Gardens Hires Five

Stroudsburg – William Schutte, Exec V.P./Company Recruiter, announced the hiring of five Sales Associates for the Company.  Hired were Stephanie Troiani, Realtor; Scott Matthews Jr., Realtor; Kathlynn Giselle Taylor, Realtor; Ewa Jaromski, Realtor and Emil Craig Hackman, Realtor. Said Schutte, “With the economy picking up, as well as the real estate market, we’ve been assertively hiring agents, both seasoned and new to the business. Plus, when agents see our free training, it’s pretty much a slam dunk. Nobody has better training, and it’s free.” Troiani, recruited by Schutte, prior to joining Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, was a Realtor with ERA One Source in Stroudsburg. Troiani was licensed in February of 2016, is originally from Watertown, New York and [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings...|Comments Off on Better Homes and Gardens Hires Five

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Offers America’s Preferred Home Warranty, Inc.

Stroudsburg - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates’ CEO, Thomas R. Wilkins announced that BHG is now offering Sellers and Buyers home warranties from America’s Preferred Home Warranty, Inc.  While Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate has offered home warranties for a number of years, switching to America’s Preferred Home Warranty, Inc. (APHW) was a move beneficial to customers and clients as well as the Wilkins organization. Said Wilkins, “We’ve successfully sold home warranties for almost 10 years.  While we were very pleased with our past purveyor, the product offered to Buyers and Sellers by America’s Preferred Home Warranty, Inc. simply cannot be beat.  Please note, I said Buyers and Sellers.” APHW, whose corporate state is Michigan, [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings...|Comments Off on Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Offers America’s Preferred Home Warranty, Inc.

BHG Wilkins Announces Promotions

Stroudsburg – Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Assocs and NEPA Management Associates announced two promotions in Senior Management on the Real Estate side of the Wilkins organization effective April 1, 2017. The first promotion is Christine A. Wilkins to the position of President and the second promotion is William “Bill” Schutte to the position of Executive Vice President. Said Wilkins, “At this particular juncture, Christine has really been running the real estate side of the business, so there’s no reason that she should not be promoted to President.  Over the past 7 years, without her guidance, I’m not quite sure we would have made it through the recession.” Christine A. Wilkins had [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings...|Comments Off on BHG Wilkins Announces Promotions

Wilkins Hires Four Sales Agents

Stroudsburg – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates announces the hiring of 4 Sales Associates.  Hired were Alana Clifton, Justine Eichner, Lennea Aurilia, and Brittany Salapek.  All four women will be full-time Realtors with the Wilkins organization. Clifton, who will work from the Mount Pocono office, is originally from New Jersey and has lived in the Poconos for the past 12 years and resides in Pocono Lake.  She has been a member of the Pocono Mountains Association of REALTORS since March of 2015.  Prior to joining Wilkins, she was an Assistant at Classic Properties in their REO department.  Clifton took the pre-license real estate courses from Pocono Real Estate Academy and passed the State exams in 2015. [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins Hires Four Sales Agents

Wilkins’ Realtors Receive National Recognition – 2016

Stroudsburg - Three Realtors with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates were awarded national recognition for the number of units that they sold as well as the gross commission income for 2016.  Three Real Estate Teams also won awards also based on the number of units closed and gross commission income. Jennifer Lynn Amantea, Associate Broker in the Mt. Pocono office, was awarded the Platinum Award level.  Amantea closed between 46 – 56 units with a gross commission income of between $250,000 and $324,000.  Platinum is the highest award. Secondly, James Martin, Realtor was awarded the Gold Award level for closing between 37 – 45 units and bringing in $175,000 to $249,000 in gross commission income. Also, [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins’ Realtors Receive National Recognition – 2016

Wilkins Announces 2016 Award Winners

Skytop - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates, NEPA Management Associates and Pennsylvania First Settlement Services II hosted their 2016 Awards and Appreciation Brunch at Skytop Lodge on January 15th.  Over 70 valued agents and employees attended the event. Said Christine A. Wilkins, Exec V.P./General Manager, “This is always an event that I look forward to the most.  Our annual brunch is when we announce all the award winners for the previous year, as well as get together all of our companies, employees and Realtors and celebrate the comradery of all those who work for us—and where better than Skytop Lodge.” “We are very thankful to our many agents and employees that we work with everyday…from those [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins Announces 2016 Award Winners

Kathy Louis Joins Better Homes and Gardens Wilkins

  Mt. Pocono – Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, is pleased to announce the addition of Kathy Louis, Associate Broker, to the Better Homes and Gardens Wilkins & Associates family. A lifelong resident of Monroe County, Louis has been a licensed realtor since 1984 and as a broker since 1994. With more than 30 years of experience to offer clients, customers, buyers and sellers, Louis will definitely be an asset to Wilkins & Associates.  Louis founded Kathy Louis Real Estate in 1997 and owned and operated the business until she recently sold the business. “Kathy sold her business and was looking for a place to call home. While Louis had an extremely successful business, the primary focus was REO work, and [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kathy Louis Joins Better Homes and Gardens Wilkins

Wilkins Hires Two Realtors

  Mt. Pocono / Stroudsburg – Dennis A. Mooney, Sr. V.P./Assoc Broker announced the hiring of Anisha T. Allen as Sales Associate for the Mt. Pocono office. Allen, originally from Queens, NY, has lived in the Poconos since 1999.  She graduated Real Estate school from Polly & Associates in 2011 and will work as an Administrative Assistant for and with Jennifer Lynn Amantea, Assoc Broker with the Company.   Amantea handles both the Poconos and Lehigh Valley. Said Amantea, “I am so excited to have Anisha working with me and my existing support team.  She will be a great asset to the company, is anxious to learn about our business and I see nothing but success for her.  Here comes 2017!” [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins Hires Two Realtors
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