ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Sept. 19, 2016) – Jim McConnell with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group has been awarded the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designation by the Seniors Real Estate Specialist Council of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). McConnell is affiliated with the firm’s St. Petersburg office, located at 2300 4th St. North, St. Petersburg, FL.
McConnell joins more than 16,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the SRES® designation. All were required to successfully complete a comprehensive course in understanding the needs, considerations, and goals of real estate buyers and sellers aged 55 and older.
The SRES Council, founded in 2007, is the world’s largest association of real estate professionals focusing specifically on representing senior clients in real estate transactions. There are more than 16,000 active members of the organization world-wide. NAR is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
“Earning this designation clearly demonstrates the dedication Jim has toward representing the best interests of their senior clients,” said Tracey Strube, Market President, St. Petersburg Office, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group. “Home buyers and sellers in this age demographic can have peace of mind working with these agents knowing they have an appreciation for their unique needs and the qualifications necessary to meet them.”
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group has 22 offices located throughout Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, and Highlands counties. Locally owned and operated since 1959, the company offers residential, commercial, property management, relocation, home warranty, title, mortgage, and insurance services. For more information please visit the company website at www.bhhsfloridaproperties.com.
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