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United Country Real Estate Broker/Auctioneer Named a Rockstar Franchisee

Posted by United Country on May 30, 2017
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Matt Gallimore of Floyd, Va. Recognized by Franchise Business Review

May 26, 2017 (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – Franchise Business Review named United Country Real Estate franchisee owner and auctioneer, Matt Gallimore, as a Rockstar Franchisee in their Franchisee Rockstars of 2017. Gallimore was one of 41 successful franchisees chosen out of more than 30,000, representing 340 brands. The award is given to those who achieve financial success and professional satisfaction.

“It feels really good to be included with all of the other franchisees recognized on the list,” said Gallimore. “There are a lot of movers and shakers on that list so it’s awesome to be included. I also love being able to share my experience with United Country and the growth we’ve achieved together.”

Gallimore is the owner and auctioneer for United Country Real Estate | Blue Ridge Land & Auction Co. in Floyd, Va. He also opened a second office in Christiansburg, Va., this year. He has achieved great success in the past couple of years, almost tripling his business, due to developing a business plan, setting specific goals and then utilizing United Country’s marketing and team support to execute his plan. His office was also named as a top 10 franchise in United Country’s network out of nearly 500 offices in 2016.

“Matt and his father, Mauyer, have owned and operated a successful United Country Real Estate office for decades.  What their team has been able to do recently has been amazing to watch.  Matt is an innovative professional and reached out to the support team here at our Home Office to help him define an aggressive plan and get the most from the United Country system.  They built a 3 year aggressive plan and achieved it through flawless execution in only 18 months.  He is an inspiration for what we can achieve with visons, planning strategy and focus,” said Mike Duffy, President of United Country Real Estate.

This is the 20th time United Country has been named in Franchise Business Review, also being recognized as a top 200 franchise, a top low-cost franchise, a top franchise for military veterans and a top franchise for women. To get these results, franchise owners were asked 49 questions regarding a variety of topics including opportunity, training and support, leadership, operations and product development, core values and general satisfaction. United Country also got top marks in women’s equal opportunity and veteran benefits for franchise owners. Being named in the Franchise Business Review puts United Country among the top 200 out of more than 5,000 franchises across the nation in these categories. The data makes the Franchise Satisfaction Index a powerful tool for evaluating franchises, tracking performance and predicting future success.

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About United Country

United Country Real Estate  – is the leading, fully integrated network of conventional and auction real estate professionals serving lifestyle markets, small cities, towns and the surrounding properties across the US and resort communities in Central America and Mexico. The company has been an innovator in lifestyle and country real estate marketing since 1925. United Country supports nearly 500 offices and 5,000 real estate professionals with a unique, comprehensive marketing program that includes the highest ranked and largest portfolios of specialty property marketing websites, the largest real estate marketing services company, an extensive buyer database of more than 650,000 opt-in buyers and exclusive national advertising of properties to offer broader exposure for local listings.