Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage Named Platinum Award Winner

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage Named Platinum Award Winner
WILMINGTON, NC — The Wilmington and Jacksonville markets of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage have been named 2016 Platinum Award winners by the Cartus Broker Network, the nation’s largest relocation network. This is the fifth consecutive year that Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has earned this distinction for both the Wilmington and Jacksonville markets, and the first year in which Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage is the only Platinum broker in the Jacksonville market. The awards will be formally presented to Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage at the Cartus Broker Network International Conference held March 8-11 at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The Platinum Award is the highest achievement level for overall performance available to all Cartus Broker Network Principal Broker members.  Platinum Award recognition is based on performance results related to a wide variety of goals including customer service, conversion, cost management, and appraisal accuracy. Less than 25 percent of the Network’s principal brokers received Excellence Awards for 2016.

“The requirements for the Platinum rating get more and more challenging each year, but our agents consistently rise to the challenge and achieve the highest level in the network,” said Kathryn Ruth, Relocation Director for Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage. “The Platinum Award is an extraordinary accomplishment and to earn this rating five years in a row is such an honor.” 

Added Tim Milam, president of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, “We are extremely proud of the hard work of our Relocation Department and our 425 agents who assist homeowners from all over the country with their relocation needs every day. This award speaks volumes to our company’s commitment to customer service and excellence in all aspects of our business.”

Cartus provides trusted guidance to organizations of all types and sizes that require global relocation solutions. This year marks the 60th anniversary for Cartus, which serves more than half of the Fortune 500 and offers its services in 185 countries, providing companies around the world with the full spectrum of relocation services. Cartus is part of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. 

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage is the largest and best-selling real estate company in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender and Onslow counties, with more than $1.2 billion in closed sales volume and over 5,800 closed sales transactions in 2015. Sea Coast Advantage was founded in Wilmington, NC in 1988 and joined Coldwell Banker in 1993.  Sea Coast Advantage is staffed by more than 425 real estate agents in 11 offices in Wilmington, Leland, Jacksonville, Carolina Beach, Topsail Island, Hampstead, Southport, Sneads Ferry, South Brunswick, Oak Island and Holden Beach.

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage also has an ownership interest in 18 Coldwell Banker Advantage offices in Raleigh, Fayetteville and Southern Pines with an additional 375 agents serving those markets. With the addition of these offices, closed sales volume for Sea Coast Advantage in 2015 totaled $2.5 billion with more than 12,000 closed sales transactions.

In 2015, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage was the #1 Coldwell Banker company in NC and #3 Coldwell Banker company in the nation. For additional information, go to or  
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