The Leading Online Broker for City Real Estate Solidifies Growth Plans by Securing Capital and Adding Industry Leader Bret Violette to the Board of Directors
By Hoyt Morgan
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 11, 2011 — CondoDomain continues to enhance its value for customers, build its executive team and expand operations. The company just closed a significant private investment round led by angels including several industry leaders, including Bret Violette. The company is the leading national real estate broker focusing exclusively on the specific needs of city condominium, loft and townhouse homebuyers with a superior online experience, expert local agents and cash refunds to clients.
"This capital will allow us to grow our current markets, expand brokerage operations into the balance of the top-twenty U.S. cities and will enable us to ensure that our technology and employee infrastructure are up to the challenge" said President & COO Hoyt Morgan. "Bret’s addition to the team gives us an unbelievable resource as we make key business decisions.”
Violette, winner of the Inman 2005 Innovator of the Year Award and elected to Inman’s 100 Most Influential Leaders (brokerage category) in 2007 & 2008, teams up with CondoDomain’s Founder and CEO, Anthony Longo, who was recently nominated for the 2010 Inman Innovator of the Year Award.
"I am excited to join Anthony, Hoyt and the CondoDomain team," said Violette. "This company has the technology, web presence and agent philosophy to dramatically change the city real estate landscape for the better – in fact they already are doing it. Our super-efficient business model means we can do more with less and the biggest winner here is our customer."
As an executive consultant and member of the Board of Directors, Bret’s role will be expansive. His key focus will be assisting with the implementation of technology and methodology to enhance the customer experience, expanding the current agent recruiting, hiring and training programs, and solidifying the 100% in-house real estate agent experience.
Prior to joining CondoDomain, Bret was most recently President of RealEstate.com, where he started and grew the brokerage operation in 20 markets, to 1,500 agents and to over $30M in revenue, all in three years. He has also served as President of Weichert Lead Network and Weichert Rental Network, as well as CFO and VP of Business Development for YHD Foxtons.
CondoDomain is a premium real estate brokerage, offering best-in-class online and agent experiences. The team’s experience in premium real estate service, new model real estate and building great real estate brands and businesses will help continue the company’s aggressive growth and most importantly enhance the company’s commitment to the customer.
CondoDomain is a web-based real estate broker that focuses entirely on condominiums, lofts and townhouses in metropolitan markets. The company is one of the first to offer cash back to clients and the only one that does so AND focuses exclusively on urban markets across the U.S. CondoDomain websites and agents have helped hundreds of city homebuyers find the perfect home…and save money!
To learn more about CondoDomain, see how cash back can work for you and/or to meet an amazing real estate agent in your local city please visit: www.CondoDomain.com.