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 [...]

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Stroudsburg Realtor Completes Short Sales & Foreclosures Course

Stroudsburg – Christine A. Wilkins, Executive VP/General Manager, is pleased to announce that Stroudsburg-based Realtor, Thomas Waslowski, has recently completed the training for short sales and foreclosures. Part of The Trinity Group along with Alex Camaerei, Realtor and Erika Huber, Realtor, Waslowski completed the SFR Designation in late March and is ready to take on the process of foreclosures and short sales for the team. “For many realtors, short sales and foreclosures are a common daily transaction. Tom now has the know-how to help sellers with short sales and to assist buyers in finding and completing the process of foreclosures and short sales,” said Wilkins. “The complexity of short sales and foreclosures sometimes deter people from the process, but agents [...]

By | 2016-04-19T17:47:47+00:00 April 19th, 2016|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Stroudsburg Realtor Completes Short Sales & Foreclosures Course

Wilkins Starts The Pocono Latino Real Estate Group

Stroudsburg - The Pocono Latino Real Estate Group is a bi-lingual team of Realtors firmly dedicated to assisting in home ownership to families looking for a new life and moving to the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania.  Their motto, “Helping build home ownership one family at a time.” The founding members, Alexa Sanchez, Realtor, Christine A. Wilkins, Executive Vice President/General Manager  and Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, came about the idea over lunch when all three agreed for the need of bilingual Realtors trained and having a passion to assist families moving to our area. Said Christine Wilkins, “When Alexa asked me if I thought it was a good idea to start a real estate team that specialized in helping families move [...]

By | 2015-09-15T18:58:50+00:00 September 15th, 2015|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins Starts The Pocono Latino Real Estate Group

Three Join Better Homes and Gardens – Wilkins & Associates

Stroudsburg – Christine A. Wilkins, Exec V.P./Gen Mgr. announced the hiring of Kat Kotlyar, James O’Brien and Kate Best as licensed Salespersons with the company.  All three have completed the two required courses and passed the written exam. Said Wilkins, “These three Salespersons all have the personality and skills to be fulltime Realtors with the company.  Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate offers a life-style brand and Agents want that type image in today’s market.  Another reason new and experienced Realtors are attracted to BHG is because of the free training that’s offered by the Wilkins team in webinars, classes and our one-on-one coaching. Kat Kotlyar lives in Scotrun and will work from the Stroudsburg location.  Kotlyar’s past work experience [...]

By | 2015-06-08T19:04:44+00:00 June 8th, 2015|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Three Join Better Homes and Gardens – Wilkins & Associates

Franklin American Mortgage Working With Wilkins Independent Family

Stroudsburg - Franklin American Mortgage Company (FAMC) will be working in conjunction with the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates Independent Family of Home Buying Services.  This was coordinated through Dennis A. Mooney, Senior Vice President. FAMC is a privately held mortgage banking firm located in Franklin, Tennessee.  FAMC is a full-service professional mortgage banker licensed to provide residential mortgages across the nation. Locally, in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, FAMC is managed by William “Bill” Cullen, Mortgage Loan Originator/Branch Manager.  Cullen, who has lived and worked in the Pocono Mountains for the past 40 years, is devoted to providing top flight mortgage services for the buyers they handle. Said Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, “Bill Cullen and [...]

By | 2015-05-11T18:38:28+00:00 May 11th, 2015|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Franklin American Mortgage Working With Wilkins Independent Family

Wilkins Organization Announces Promotions

Stroudsburg - Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates, NEPA Management Associates and Pennsylvania First Settlement Services announced promotions within the organization. At Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates, Dennis A. Mooney, V.P./Assoc Broker has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President.  Mooney, in his new position, will answer directly to Christine A. Wilkins, Exec V.P./General Manager.  Mooney will be responsible for overseeing all the Wilkins’ offices while primarily handling the business affairs of Bushkill, Stroudsburg and Mt. Pocono offices.  Mooney, a local to the Pocono Mountains, will be an integral part the day-to-day operations of the offices. Said Christine A. Wilkins, Exec V.P./Gen Mgr, “Dennis is also [...]

By | 2015-04-21T13:58:25+00:00 April 21st, 2015|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins Organization Announces Promotions

BHGRE Wilkins & Assoc Enters Distinctive Homes Collection

Stroudsburg – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates is excited to announce that beginning January 2015, they are launching the Distinctive Collection by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.  The Distinctive Collection will feature luxury estate homes and properties throughout the Poconos and Northeast Pennsylvania. Said Christine A. Wilkins, Exec V.P./General Manager, “Our Company has been selling high-end homes for a number of years, but beginning in 2015, it’s going to become a permanent part of our promotions and expected to be a big part of our business.”  The Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, a known household name, is a lifestyle brand that promotes a certain lifestyle and it’s all part of the home that a family [...]

By | 2015-01-12T19:58:42+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BHGRE Wilkins & Assoc Enters Distinctive Homes Collection

Kunz Joins Better Homes and Gardens—Wilkins & Associates

Stroudsburg – Keith M. Kunz has joined Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates as a fulltimeDistinctive Collection Better Homes and Gardens Realtor.  Kunz was hired by Dennis Mooney, Sales Manager/Company Recruiter. Kunz, who has had extensive real estate experience in the Pocono Mountains, will be a part of the Distinctive Collection by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. Kunz, along with other select Better Homes and Gardens Realtors, will concentrate on the listing and sales of distinguished properties, defined as the upper 10% of the local MLS market.  His geographic area will include the Poconos, Lake Wallenpaupack, Milford and the Lehigh Valley areas. Kunz who has been involved in the high-end building trade since 2004, and has [...]

By | 2015-01-12T19:51:09+00:00 January 12th, 2015|REALTOR News... The Latest Happenings..., Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kunz Joins Better Homes and Gardens—Wilkins & Associates

Amantea Earns Brokers License

Mt. Pocono – Jennifer Lynn Amantea, Realtor with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates has been issued an Associate Broker’s license by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Amantea, successfully took all of the required real estate courses and passed the required Broker’s examination.  Said Amantea, “This has been a goal of mine for the past 2 years.  It makes me proud to say that I’m now an Associate Broker.” Said Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates, “On a personal note, I am very proud that Jen has her Associate Broker’s license.  She’s worked hard for this and she deserves it.  On a professional note, the success that Jen has seen [...]

By | 2015-01-12T17:52:24+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Agents, Real Estate, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Amantea Earns Brokers License

Wilkins Hires 3 Agents for New Milford Office

Milford – Thomas R. Wilkins, CEO, announced the hiring of 3 Realtors to their recently licensed office located at the historic Upper Mill on Sawkill Avenue in Milford. Hired were Julio Bautista, Realtor; Lisa A. Heaney, Realtor and Lisa A. Orneck, Realtor.  All three agents are formerly from 1st Class Realty, LLC in Dingmans Ferry. “All three of these agents, while being relatively new to the real estate business, have so much potential with the training that we offer at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates.  I had the pleasure of having lunch with them last week and their excitement and potential did not go unnoticed.” said Wilkins. Bill Schutte, Assoc Broker, leader of The Schutte Team, [...]

By | 2015-01-12T17:48:47+00:00 January 12th, 2015|Agents, Real Estate, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Wilkins Hires 3 Agents for New Milford Office