San Diego, CA -- Nov 15, 2012 / (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- SAN DIEGO -- The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP), the nation's leading trade association for Hispanics in the housing industry, released the industry's first ever comprehensive list of the top-producing Latino residential real estate agents in the U.S. today. A list of the overall top 250 rankings is available in a downloadable digital file at www.nahrep.org
The list is the result of analysis conducted by NAHREP of local market MLS (Multiple Listing Service) data in the nation's leading key markets with a concentration of Hispanics and through self-nomination. An independent consultant performed the analysis on behalf of the association. More than 10,000 agents and about 100 self-nominated agents were evaluated as part of the rankings. The list of top 250 Latino agents is based on total transactions closed in 2011. Annual transactions for the top producers ranged from 33 to 584 for the top agent.
"This is the first ever recorded list of the nation's top producing Latino real estate agents and a sign of what's to come," said NAHREP President Gerardo "Jerry" Ascencio. "With Latinos emerging as a homebuyer force in the nation's housing market, the significance of this list of performers is going to grow exponentially."
Among the nation's top 250 agents was Laura Solis of Presidential Realty Group. Laura Solis was noted as number 189 on the top 250 list for achieving 45 transactions in 2011.
Click here for the list of the top 250 Latino real estate agents in the nation. Sales production data is representative of the 2011 calendar year. Ethic background was confirmed through a combination of independent research and self-attestation.
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, a non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association, is dedicated to increasing the homeownership rate among Latinos by educating and empowering the real estate professionals who serve the Hispanic real estate community. Based in San Diego, NAHREP is the premier trade organization for Hispanics and has more than 20,000 members in 48 states and 50 affiliate chapters.
Mary Mancera (NAHREP)