Originally established in 1956 by Luther E. Fish, Fish Real Estate has provided generations with the opportunity to sell and purchase real estate. 61 years later, over 50 agents and now 2 locations, we are still devoting our efforts to meeting our customers' needs by assisting them in finding a property that best suits their wants and expectations while continuing to offer many expanded services.
In 1979, Fish Real Estate joined the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network, which was acquired by the GMAC Real Estate network in 2000. Also, in 2000, Fish Real Estate merged with Peggy L'Heureux Real Estate, enhancing our staff to over thirty, full-time agents. We are proud to announce that, as of 2010, we are associated with the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. Leading Real Estate affiliates include more than 500 offices and 150,000 sales associates throughout the world and sell more homes than any other national brand. Our consistent growth throughout this period leads to our success as the leading real estate provider in our community, with an annual sales volume of over $130 million and #1 market share.
Fish Real Estate prides itself on being a leader in the Real Estate and Real Estate services industry. In the mid 90's Fish Real Estate established Fish Commercial Group employing uniquely qualified specialists in commercial, industrial and investment sales and leasing. In 2004 Fish Real Estate entered the Auction business with the development of Fish Real Estate Auctions Division managed by a full-time auctioneer to serve this rapidly growing segment of the real estate market. In 2006, recognizing the need for Recreation and Outdoors service, Fish Real Estate partnered with one of the world's leading outfitting companies Sports Afield Trophy Properties in establishing its new brand Fish Outdoor Properties. Fish Real Estate continues to grow today, recognizing the needs of additional services that complement our business and desires, in 2012, Fish Real Estate opened the doors to the areas first full service Property Management company Fish Property Management, servicing our the growing needs of our investor, and their rental businesses.
Our Family Relocation Center was established to assist families relocating to the greater Williamsport area. Our affiliation with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World affords us an outstanding opportunity for the best available relocation network in today's market. We have introduced a variety of exclusive services specifically designed to facilitate the relocation process. These unique services include employment counseling for family members, educational counseling, full service property management, settling-in services and, of course, home-buying assistance.
On January 1, 2017 Fish Real Estate along with Fish Property Management merged with Brigandi Kissinger in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania adding over 14 Sales associates and adding over 600 units to our Property Management Division making it the largest local property management company.
At Fish Real Estate we are proud to share our Core Values:
We want our customers to know that we are far more than a team; we are the Fish Family of Realtors. When you hire one of us, you get ALL of us. We are proud of our leadership and professionalism in all that we do and we try really hard to make your experience "fun" and enjoyable.
We are proud to offer these wide ranges of services to you and your family and look forward to meeting all your real estate needs. Our goal is to simplify the process of home ownership, while exceeding your expectations in every respect.