A local real estate firm has announced a buy out and expansion to better serve their growing client base. The Prudential office in downtown Barrington is now Prudential Visions Realty. Broker/Owner Jen Ortman has broken her office off from the Prudential American Heritage office in Elk Grove.
Ortman Looks Forward to What Lies Ahead
“This buy out will allow Prudential Visions to continue to grow in offices and agents and provide better services to our clients,” Ortman said. “We could not be more thrilled about this new opportunity.”
Ortman launched the Prudential Barrington office in 2010 and currently has 45 real estate brokers, with specialists in Fine Homes and Relocation. With the spin off, the company acquired an existing office in Spring Grove, and Ortman is very optimistic about it.
“This is the first step in our expansion plan as we move to open offices to better serve our clients in our extended service area.” Ortman said. “Clients can count on more cutting edge improvements and the same great service from the talented group of agents that call Prudential home.”
Prudential Visions focuses on Barrington, in addition to Arlington Heights, Palatine, Lake Zurich, Cary, Wauconda, Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Spring Grove and the small towns in between.
While Prudential Visions is a locally owned and operated business, it is part of the larger Prudential real estate network. In December 2011, Brookfield Residential Services acquired Prudential’s real estate business. In 2012, it was announced that Berkshire Hathaway teamed up with Brookfield/Prudential to form a new brand in the real estate arena. Known as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, this new brand will launch in the the next year and will join together the existing brands and affiliate networks of Prudential Real Estate and Real Living.