Edina, Minn.— Dec. 8, 2015 – Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has named Jamar Hardy the sales manager of its office at 53rd and Lyndale in South Minneapolis.
Hardy first became a real estate agent in 2002 and has been with Edina Realty’s 53rd and Lyndale office since 2008. He is on the Board of Directors of the Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR) and serves on the National Association of REALTORS Diversity Committee.
Hardy is also on the board of The Link, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk youth battling homelessness among other issues. He has coached girls and boys high school basketball at Richfield for nine years and has also served as assistant head coach and skills coach of the girls’ basketball team at Wayzata High School since 2008.
"We're very excited to have Jamar leading one of our Minneapolis area offices," said Greg Mason, president and CEO of Edina Realty Home Services. "He will be a great leader for the 38 agents in this offices."
While normally a slower time of year, there was a 5.5 percent increase in closed sales and a 10.3 percent increase in the average sales price of a home in Southwest Minneapolis compared to last October, according to MAAR. The average price of a home in the area is now around $379,777, or $191 per square foot.
For more information on the Edina Realty 53rd and Lyndale office and the current state of the real estate market, visit http://minneapolis53rdandlyndale.edinarealty.com or call Edina Realty Customer Care at 952-928-5563.
Edina Realty is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. It is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies with approximately 60 real estate offices and 2,300 REALTORS® throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, and Edina Realty Mortgage. Edina Realty closed nearly 29,000 real estate transactions and more than $6.9 billion in sales volume in 2014. For more information, visitwww.edinarealty.com, m.edinarealty.com, or find us on Facebook: facebook.com/EdinaRealty; and Twitter: twitter.com/Edina_Realty