SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. and MADISON, N.J. (November 7, 2016) – Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate announced today the addition of its latest California-based brokerage, Haven Properties, to its international franchise network. The newly named Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Haven Properties, led by Gavin Payne, will maintain its downtown office locations, and will continue to serve its core area of San Luis Obispo County, along with Santa Barbara County and the Santa Ynez Valley. This encompasses Arroyo Grande, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Paso Robles, Nipomo, Templeton and Orcutt.
San Luis Obispo County, situated roughly halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is home to the renowned Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo wine regions. National Geographic’s Dan Buettner and Oprah Winfrey each recently recognized San Luis Obispo as the “Happiest City in America.” Located on California’s famed Central Coast and home to the world-famous Hearst Castle, San Luis Obispo County contains 13 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs). In fact, Paso Robles was just named the 2016 Best Wine Country Town by Sunset Magazine.
Gavin Payne has been a REALTOR® in the vicinity for over 13 years and has represented hundreds of clients in meeting their real estate goals. Committed to giving back to the area that he lives in and works with, he is a youth sports coach in both baseball and soccer and has served on several local charity and professional boards. The real estate professionals affiliated with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Haven Properties are also working with the local real estate community to fundraise for the new homeless services center at 40 Prado Road, which will provide space for a collaborative network of services to help local homeless individuals and families create a path toward stability and permanent housing solutions.
Sherry Chris, president and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
“I am thrilled to be expanding our brand presence into the Central California Wine Country with a company that acutely understands real estate as well as the distinct flavor of each local community. By embracing modern technology and being committed to creative marketing tactics to distinguish themselves from their competitors, this team is positioned to continue doing great work.”
Gavin Payne, Broker/Owner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Haven Properties
“As the San Luis Obispo area’s popularity grows across the country and the world, having the ability to market our clients’ listings is key for our growth. The benefits of being a part of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand will enhance all that we can do for our customers and community.”
For more information, visit www.HavenSLO.com.
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a dynamic real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.
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