The Long & Foster Advantage™
Founded in 1968, the Long & Foster name gives agents instant recognition and
the reputation of the largest and most respected real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic
region. Long & Foster is successful because our people are. Their broad knowledge,
experience, hard work, and dedication to service produce the results that make Long
& Foster a recognized leader in the industry.
Financial Stability and Growth
When considering a real estate career, you want to work with a company that is stable,
financially strong, and has substantial sales growth. Long & Foster Real Estate
sales volume has increased 300 percent over the past seven years.
The University of Long & Foster offers vast and comprehensive training programs.
Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional, we offer programs
that will be beneficial throughout your real estate career.
Income and Support Services
Long & Foster sales associates receive flexible commission schedules, detailed
monthly agent statements, and a generous advertising policy. In addition, our sales
associates can conduct business at any of our 170 branch offices. Each office has
computers equipped with industry software, color scanners, color printers, and fax
Long & Foster supports our sales associates with more marketing products and
services than any other real estate company in the country. Long & Foster’s
in-house advertising agency produces highly sophisticated, cost-effective marketing
programs designed to help our sales associates list and sell more homes. We also
have an in-house Business Accessories Center that carries branded merchandise, thank
you gifts, and other items to help sales associates increase their business.
Our Information Services department employs 70 professionals dedicated to supporting
our sales associates. Technical support is available via our Help Desk five days
a week. We also offer training for most popular software titles. Our online sales
forms allow for a faster and more accurate sales contract process. And all agents
receive a free, fully customizable personal Web site that they can control. No other
real estate firm provides this kind of support to its sales associates.
One Stop Real Estate Services
The Long & Foster Companies provide complete real estate services—from general
brokerage to mortgage, insurance, and title services—with the neighborhood convenience
that consumers value.
Our reputation in the industry helps attract and retain outstanding sales associates.
Long & Foster has more award-winning, million-dollar sales associates than any
other company in the marketplace. And more top producers transfer each year to Long
& Foster than to any other firm in the area. Every year, Wes Foster extends
a big “thank you” to our top producers for their hard work with an invitation to
a fun-filled retreat. Throughout the year, top producers also enjoy exclusive networking
Free Career Counseling
If you are considering a new career in real estate or are transferring from another
company, our career counseling division can help answer your questions. Prospective
sales associates are given all the information they need to decide if a career as
a Long & Foster sales associate is right for them.