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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate grows in California

Prudential announces franchise deal to continue market presence
Published on Sep 29, 2010

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Realogy Corp.'s Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC continues its rapid expansion, with company officials today announcing a 20-year franchise agreement with a former Prudential Real Estate brokerage that has 1,900 agents working out of 36 offices in Northern California and Nevada.

Handling $2.8 billion in home sales in 2009, Pleasanton, Calif.-based Mason-McDuffie Real Estate Inc. -- which has done business for the last 13 years as Prudential California Realty and Prudential Nevada Realty -- was ranked by REAL Trends as the 19th-largest brokerage in the U.S. by sales volume. The company claims to be the sales leader in the San Francisco area's East Bay market.

Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services Inc. -- which oversees