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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, a global network of residential real estate brokerage franchises, is pleased to announce its further expansion into the State of Pennsylvania with the addition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Regional Realty. This addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the Northeast region with its 93rd location in the state.

The brokerage led by seasoned professional Karlene Smith and her team of real estate experts who will continue to provide commercial and residential real estate services in Warren, McKean and Forest counties and surrounding areas.

“We are excited to launch another location in Pennsylvania under the dynamic leadership of Kalene Smith,” said Christy Budnick, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “As the market continues to thrive, we look forward to supporting our forever agent network with the industry’s best tools, technology and skills to better serve their clients.”

“We are constantly looking for ways to better serve our clients, provide them with innovative solutions and maximize the international visibility of their real estate experience”, said Karlene Smith. “Aligning with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices will allow us to do just that – sophisticated technology and unparalleled support, allowing us to further grow our business and better serve our customers.”

Through their brand transition, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices regional realtors have access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ active referral and relocation networks, as well as its “Cloud FOREVER” technology suite, a powerful source for lead generation, marketing support, social media, video production/distribution and more.

The brand also offers an exclusive Luxury Collection marketing program for premium listings. Its Prestige magazine highlights network members’ premium listings with a strong lineup of feature articles covering topics that appeal to high-end real estate clients.

The brokerage has 13 agents and 2 offices with plans for continued growth. The company and its agents also give back to its local community and are passionate about supporting various causes. Karlene is also a member of the Warren County Realtors Board of Directors and has held several positions on the Board of Directors over the years, from Vice President to President, and currently chairs the MLS Committee. She is also a founding board member of Woofington Dog Park and a commissioner for the Warren County Housing Authority.

Gino Blefari, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, also welcomed the company to the network, “It is a great pleasure to welcome Karlene and the entire Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Regional Realty team to our global brokerage. We look forward to supporting them in their expansion goals.



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