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Chad Schwendeman Real Estate Group Receives National Honor

Chad Schwendeman Real Estate Group

Receives National Honor

The Chad Schwendeman Real Estate Group of Exit Lakes Realty Premier named one of America's top 1,000 real estate professional teams by Real Trends, as advertised in the Wall Street Journal.

Chad Schwendeman of EXIT Lakes Realty Premier was named one of Americas top real estate professional teams by REAL Trends, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. His Team is now a member of the "The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals," a prestigious, national award ranking sponsored annually by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Schwendeman is now ranked in the top one-half of 1 percent of the more than 1.3 million Realtors nationwide.

The Thousand real estate professionals were announced on June 29, 2018, with four separate categories honoring the top 250 residential agents and agent teams for excellence in:

Individual Sales ProfessionalsSales volume

Individual Sales ProfessionalsTransaction sides

Team ProfessionalsSales volume

Team ProfessionalsTransaction sides

According to The Thousand, Schwendeman and his team had 736 transactions totaling $149,997,736, ranking them 33rd in the nation.

"The best individual agents and teamsincluding Schwendemans award-winning effortswere nothing short of phenomenal considering the challenges in todays complex housing market," said Steve Murray, founder of REAL Trends, a Denver-based consulting, publishing and communications company and The Trusted Source that compiles the yearly, third-party verified list. "Being a member of The Thousand is an incredible achievement in today's increasingly competitive environment. This elite group of sales associates bring together innovative marketing solutions that combine cutting-edge technology with best-in-class customer service to consistently exceed their clients expectations. His success put them in the top 1 percent of more than 1.3 million REALTORS nationwide," said Luke Bahrenburg, vice president of real estate advertising at Dow Jones, publisher of The Wall Street Journal.

"I am absolutely thrilled to be named to The Thousand," said Schwendeman, who is endorsed by Barbara Corcoran of ABCs Shark Tank and serves clients primarily in central Minnesota "Its incredibly gratifying to help customers find their dream homes as well as help them sell their properties quickly and for the highest price possible."

The 2018 ranking of The Thousand can be found at