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HomeServices expands in Alabama

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HomeServices of America Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, today announced the acquisition of Roberts Brothers Inc. Realtors, in Mobile, Ala., which expands the company's presence in the Southeast. Roberts Brothers has about 200 sales associates operating out of six offices in the greater Mobile area. "The acquisition of Roberts Brothers, a marquee company with a 59-year history, strengthens our presence in the dynamic southeastern region of the United States," said Ron Peltier, president and CEO of HomeServices. "The addition of Johnny Roberts and his team reinforces our commitment to acquire companies with proven leadership talent. We are pleased to expand our footprint in Alabama with such a highly skilled group of managers and sales associates." Tommy Brigham, president and chief executive officer of RealtySouth, an Alabama-based HomeServices company, said, "I look forward to partnering with Roberts Brothers. Johnny Roberts and I are close friends and have had a strong colla...