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Howard Hanna Bardell Realty Expands into Somerset and Blair Counties

Bedford, PA (July 31, 2020) – Howard Hanna Bardell Realty is expanding to encompass four offices throughout Bedford, Blair, and Somerset counties through a combination of acquisitions, relocations, and opening new branches.

Sean and Meghan Bardell, owners of Howard Hanna Bardell Realty, acquired Geary Real Estate in Somerset, PA early this summer while simultaneously opening a new office in Altoona, PA. Howard Hanna Bardell Realty now owns and operates four offices throughout the region.

The expansion follows five years of double-digit growth for Howard Hanna Bardell, which became the market leader in Bedford County with 30% market share in 2019. The company, which began as an acquisition of Howard Hanna Johnston Realty’s Bedford Office in 2015, completed a full-building renovation and relocation in 2017 and opened a branch office in Everett, PA in 2018. Sean Bardell first joined the company as an appraiser and sales associate at the Howard Hanna Johnston office in 2000.

Sean Bardell, Owner and Managing Broker, said, “We couldn’t be more excited to have the opportunity to expand into our surrounding counties and communities. I’m grateful to all of our hardworking associates that have helped put us at the forefront of the market. Their knowledge, teamwork, and continued dedication has been vital to our growth. Without the support from our corporate office and franchise division, this also wouldn’t be possible, they are truly second to none. We have big dreams and they help make them become a reality. Together we grow.”

“We are very proud to support the continued growth of Howard Hanna Bardell Realty. Sean and Meghan have been wonderful partners for us in Bedford County for the last 5 years. We have formalized an extended commitment to each other, and look forward to additional growth in their newly expanded footprint and beyond,” said Tom Schoeller, Senior Vice President of Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions at Howard Hanna.

Howard Hanna franchise owners benefit from utilizing exclusive Howard Hanna marketing tools and programs such as the 100% Money Back Guarantee, as well as a group of trusted peers and management support. Franchise agents are able to tap into a proprietary suite of technology tools to help them manage their business, along with relocation, business development, and the power of HowardHanna.com with its more than two million visitors every month.

To learn more about buying or selling a home in the Altoona, Bedford or Somerset areas, please contact the closest Howard Hanna Bardell Realty office near you:

Howard Hanna Bardell Realty – Altoona


300 Orchard Avenue

Altoona, PA 16602

Howard Hanna Bardell Realty – Bedford


115 S. Anderson Street

Bedford, PA 15522

Howard Hanna Bardell Realty – Everett


147 E. Main Street

Everett, PA

Howard Hanna Bardell Realty – Somerset


1214 North Center Avenue

Somerset, PA 15501

To learn more about franchising with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, or to find out if your company would qualify, contact Tom Schoeller at (570) 460-0272 or TomSchoeller@HowardHanna.com

About Howard Hanna: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the #1 family-owned and -operated independent broker in the U.S.A. The full-service real estate company has 325 real estate, mortgage, insurance, title and escrow service offices across 10 states, including Allen Tate Realtors in the Carolinas, with more than 11,000 sales associates and staff, including many of the industry’s top-producing real estate agents. For more information, visitwww.HowardHanna.com.

Contact: Jasmine Davis, JasmineDavis@HowardHanna.com, 412-784-3821


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