What Is the History of the Long & Foster Real Estate Company?


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The history of the Long and Foster real estate company dates back to 1968 when the company was founded by Wes Foster and Henry Long. Foster was responsible for handling residential transactions while Long oversaw the commercial real estate business. Foster became the sole owner of the company in 1979.

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Since its foundation in 1968, Long and Foster has expanded to include offices in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. The company also has agents and offices in Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. The company's corporate office is located in Chantilly, Virginia. As of March 2015, the Long and Foster real estate company has over 11,000 real estate agents in its 200 offices throughout the eastern United States.

Services offered by Long and Foster real estate agents include residential sales, commercial sales, relocation services and settlement services. Agents are also available to represent buyers in real estate transactions, as well as those looking for rental opportunities. The company also assists with obtaining mortgages, titles and obtaining homeowners insurance. Past and present customers can also contact Long and Foster for referrals for maintenance, repairs and remodeling.

Customers can view listings available from Long and Foster real estate agents by browsing the company's official website. Future buyers and sellers can also use the Find a Realtor tool on the company's official website to locate a Long and Foster agent in their area.

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