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Local contact: Kim Butler, Marketing Coordinator | 302.470.0311 | kim.butler@psre.com

The Award-Winning Lisa Mathena Group Keeps On Winning

MILTON, DE – November 28, 2018 – The Lisa Mathena Group has won countless real estate sales awards. Now they have added another trophy to their collection: Best Antique Car in the 2018 Milford Community Parade!

Held October 17th, the Milford Community Parade featured dozens of antique vehicles as well as custom floats and costume entries reflecting the parade theme “Autumn Spooktacular”. The Lisa Mathena Group’s entry was a 1952 MG convertible with a “Spooktacular” themed 10-foot backdrop.

“We have had this great car for several years, and it’s prominently featured in our company logo”, said Mathena. “One of my agents who lives in Milford, Dean Donovan, kept telling me that we should enter the car in local parades, so this year we decided to do just that. The fact that we won was icing on the cake.“

Recently named one of Delaware’s Best Real Estate Teams for 2018 by Real Trends, The Lisa Mathena Group has expanded their marketing as well as sales and office staff to better serve their clients and meet the growing demand for their services.
“Our territory spans from South of the Canal all the way down to Rehoboth Beach and beyond. Very few real estate teams can cover such a vast market area as efficiently and effectively, and with proven results such as ours. My team and I continue to work seamlessly for each and every client with courtesy, responsiveness, integrity, honesty, and experience. We find these are the qualities that bring our clients, their families, and friends back to us when their real estate needs change,” Mathena concluded.

With over 25 years of award-winning real estate experience, Lisa Mathena is ranked in the top 1% of realtors nationwide and one of Real Trends 1,000 Best Agents in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Lisa Mathena Group has been named one of the Best Teams in Delaware for 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Real Trends.

Affiliated with Patterson Schwartz, The Lisa Mathena Group is a diverse team of experts specializing in residential real estate, foreclosures, property management, REO and bank-owned properties, Buyer and Seller Agency, and luxury home marketing via their affiliation with Luxury Portfolio. Whether you are a first-time buyer, a seller looking to downsize or are in the market for a luxury home, you can trust The Lisa Mathena Group to meet your needs with passion and professionalism.

For more information about Lisa Mathena and The Lisa Mathena Group, visit www.LisaMathena.com or call 302.236.6232.

Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate was founded in 1961 and has been committed to providing superior guidance and service to its customers. We offer a full range of real estate services including residential home sales, purchase, rental, relocation services, property management and Home-Link® homeowners’ services. For more information on Patterson-Schwartz, visit www.pattersonschwartz.com or call 877-456-4663.




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Local contact: Kim Butler, Marketing Coordinator | 302.470.0311 | kim.butler@psre.com

Average Sale Price UP for Lisa Mathena and The Lisa Mathena Group in 2018

MILTON, DE – August 6, 2018 – The Lisa Mathena Group is pleased to announce that the average sale price has increased in 2018 for Lisa Mathena and The Lisa Mathena Group.

"Year to date, our average sale price per unit has increased 7% over the same time frame in 2017," said Mathena. "For many consumers, today’s market presents historic homeownership opportunities, and our outstanding team of professionals stands ready to help homebuyers and sellers achieve their real estate dreams."

Asked about the team’s growing success, Mathena explained, "We have made a big investment in increasing our visibility, from our new logo design, signage, expanded billboard advertising as well as print and digital advertising. We have also made personnel investments, including hiring a marketing director with over 2 decades of experience in real estate marketing. Buyers and sellers have taken note, and we are seeing the results in increased sales and listings." "In fact, our business has grown so much over the last year that we are looking to expand our team. Whether you are a seasoned professional looking to grow your business, or contemplating a new career in real estate, we want to talk to you", added Mathena.

The time frame covering these latest sales figures compares January 1, 2017 through August 1, 2017 versus January 1, 2018 through August 1, 2018.

"Our territory spans from South of the Canal all the way down to Rehoboth Beach and beyond. Very few real estate teams can cover such a vast market area as efficiently and effectively, and with proven results such as ours. My team and I continue to work seamlessly for each and every client with courtesy, responsiveness, integrity, honesty, and experience. We find these are the qualities that bring our clients, their families, and friends back to us when their real estate needs change," Mathena concluded. "In fact, With over 25 years of award-winning real estate experience, Lisa Mathena is ranked in the top 1% of realtors nationwide and one of Real Trends 1,000 Best Agents in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018." The Lisa Mathena Group has been named one of the Best Teams in Delaware for 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Real Trends.

Affiliated with Patterson Schwartz, The Lisa Mathena Group is a diverse team of experts specializing in residential real estate, property management, REO and bank-owned properties, Buyer and Seller Agency, and luxury home marketing via their affiliation with Luxury Portfolio. Whether you are a first-time buyer, a seller looking to downsize or are in the market for a luxury home, you can trust The Lisa Mathena Group to meet your needs with passion and professionalism.

For more information about Lisa Mathena and The Lisa Mathena Group, visit www.LisaMathena.com or call 302.236.6232.

Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate was founded in 1961 and has been committed to providing superior guidance and service to its customers. We offer a full range of real estate services including residential home sales, purchase, rental, relocation services, property management and Home-Link® homeowners’ services. For more information on Patterson-Schwartz, visit www.pattersonschwartz.com or call 877-456-4663.

Lisa Mathena Group named to America’s best list

Affiliated with Patterson Schwartz
July 21, 2018

The Lisa Mathena Group recently announced that Lisa Mathena and The Lisa Mathena Group have been recognized among the REAL Trends Best Real Estate Professionals for 2018. Mathena was recognized on an individual level, and The Lisa Mathena Group was recognized as a team.

Nearly 14,000 U.S. real estate sales associates from every state are featured. To be included in the ranking, agents must have closed at least 50 transactions or $20 million in closed sales volume in 2017. Teams must have closed 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume in 2017. All production numbers are independently verified by a third party to ensure accuracy and report integrity.

“Real Trends has been the trusted source of news, analysis, and information on the residential brokerage industry since 1987,” said Mathena. “It is a real honor to achieve the Real Trends Best Real Estate Professional ranking for the fourth consecutive year.”

“The Lisa Mathena Group is a talented group of professionals who work very hard to help buyers and sellers achieve their real estate goals. Our territory spans from south of the canal all the way down to Rehoboth Beach and beyond. Very few real estate teams can cover such a vast market area as efficiently and effectively, and with proven results such as ours,” said Mathena.

With more than 25 years of award-winning real estate experience, Lisa Mathena is ranked in the top 1 percent of realtors nationwide and was one of Real Trends 1,000 Best Agents in 2015, 2016, and 2017. The Lisa Mathena Group has been named one of the Best Teams in Delaware for 2016 and 2017 by Real Trends.

Affiliated with Patterson Schwartz, The Lisa Mathena Group is a diverse team of experts specializing in residential real estate, property management, REO and bank-owned properties, buyer and seller agency, and luxury home marketing via their affiliation with Luxury Portfolio. First-time buyers, sellers looking to downsize, or buyers in the market for a luxury home can trust The Lisa Mathena Group to meet their needs with passion and professionalism.

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Melanie Pereira joins Patterson-Schwartz as sales associate

May 4, 2018

Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate welcomes Melanie Pereira as a sales associate with The Lisa Mathena Group. Pereira, who graduated from the University of Baltimore, is a public service retiree with two years of real estate experience. Originally from Baltimore, Pereira currently lives in Rehoboth Beach and is active in the local community as president of her neighborhood’s homeowners association. She enjoys golf and travel. Pereira is licensed. To reach Melanie Pereira, call 410-299-7740 or email mpereira@psre.com.

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Patterson-Schwartz welcomes Melissa Graver as new sales associate

March 3, 2018

Patterson-Schwartz Real Estate announced Melissa Graver has joined the firm as a sales associate with The Lisa Mathena Group.

Graver earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Wilmington University, and she has an extensive professional background in account management and industrial sales.

Originally from Berks County, Pa., Graver has lived in Lewes for more than 15 years. She is a proud mother and grandmother who enjoys giving back to the local community through Beebe Healthcare fundraising efforts. She is licensed in Delaware.

To reach Graver, call 302-448-9631 or email mgraver@psre.com.

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LISA MATHENA AWARDED AS A TOP RATED REAL ESTATE AGENT IN DOVER

The Top Rated Real Estate Agent to be Featured on Top Real Estate Available on Xfinity On Demand

Dover, Delaware -- September 26, 2017 -- Lisa Mathena has been selected as one of the Top Rated Real Estate Agents in Dover to be featured on Top Real Estate available on Xfinity On Demand. Top Rated Real Estate features videos of Top Rated Real Estate Agents and their homes listed for sale which will allow consumers to select the best Real Estate Agent when buying or selling their home. “I am extremely proud to be recognized by this distinction,” said Mathena. “My team and I continue to work seamlessly for each and every client with courtesy, responsiveness, integrity, honesty, and experience. We find these are the qualities that bring our clients, their families, and friends back to us when their real estate needs change,” Mathena concluded.

As a top rated agent, Lisa Mathena is one of the exclusive agents to offer her clients the opportunity to sell their homes on television 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Lisa Mathena has also been honored on top real estate television shows as an award-winning Real Estate Agent. Top rated Real Estate Agents like Lisa Mathena were hand selected and interviewed by an independent research team who determined them to be the top 5 percent in the region. Real Estate Agents were selected because of popular reviews by customers on review websites such as Yelp, Trulia, Zillow, Redfin, Realtor.com and other leading independent real estate rating companies.

Lisa Mathena, a lifelong resident of Delaware, has more than 25 years of experience in the Delaware Real Estate Industry. The market she covers spans from the C and D Canal including Middletown, Odessa and Townsend, all of Kent County as well as all of Sussex County from the beaches to western Sussex County. As a Top Producer throughout her career, she has completed thousands of successful transactions, assisting her clients and customers throughout the twists and turns of buying or selling their home. Over the years, as her business increased, she realized the need to acquire the assistance of additional professionals who similarly value the high standards of customer service that she strives to provide each and every one of her clients.

"The prospect of moving from NY to DE and conducting a long distance search for a home was a daunting prospect,” said Jeri Kaplan and Rose Mary Philips. “Fortunately, we were referred to the Lisa Mathena Group. Their vast knowledge of the area and the housing market plus a keen eye for knowing what's right for each client makes them the go-to realtor. We would not trust anyone else with our real estate transactions," the pair concluded.

The Lisa Mathena Group is a diverse group of Real Estate Professionals in the fields of Buyer and Seller Agency as well as Property Management. All the members of the group share the same commitment to work in the very best interests of all of their clients and customers. With agents located in Dover, Milford, Laurel, Milton, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach… they have Dover to the Dunes covered!

Lisa Mathena has been honored with several top achievements such as Real Trends Top 1000 Agents in the country 2015, 2016, 2017 and RealTrends Top Teams in Delaware 2017.

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THE LISA MATHENA GROUP NAMED TO 2017 REAL TRENDS AMERICA’S
BEST REAL ESTATE AGENT LIST

Dover, DE – October 17, 2017 – The Lisa Mathena Group of Patterson Schwartz Real Estate was named one of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Zillow Group.  The Team is now a member of the “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” and ranked number 14th for the state of Delaware.

REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents ranks over 12,600 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2016. All production numbers are independently verified by a third-party in order to ensure accuracy and report integrity. “This group of highly successful real estate sales agents represents less than 1 percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States,” says Steve Murray, publisher of REAL TrendsAmerica’s Best Real Estate Agents and president of REAL Trends.

To qualify for inclusion, an individual agent must have closed at least 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume in 2016. For real estate agent teams, the minimum is 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume. The individuals ranked in America’s Best Real Estate Agents had an average of 73 transaction sides and an average sales volume of almost $37 million. Teams ranked in America’s Best Real Estate Agents had an average of 144 sides and an average sales volume of almost $61 million. This ensures that only the best of the best are included on the prestigious list.

“The average residential real estate agent in the United States closed 8.6 transactions in 2016 and had less than $1.3 million in sales,” said Murray. “To say that Lisa Mathena is an exceptional sales professional is an understatement. To attain this level of sales is truly outstanding.”

“We are also pleased that two of the nation’s most prominent online real estate websites, Trulia® and Zillow®, have partnered with REAL Trends to bring a superior level of customer exposure of these sales agents’ performance,” Murray added.

“I am obviously pleased and honored to be ranked on this ranking of the country’s top residential real estate agents,” said Mathena.  “It represents the time and effort that we put into each customer that we serve and how much work it takes to build a successful real estate career. The level of sales it takes to qualify makes it a truly special recognition.”

The Lisa Mathena Group is a diverse group of Real Estate Professionals in the fields of Buyer and Seller Agency as well as Property Management. All the members of the group share the same commitment to work in the very best interests of all of their clients and customers. With agents located in Dover, Milford, Laurel, Milton, Lewes and Rehoboth Beach… they have Dover to the Dunes covered!

Lisa Mathena has been honored with several top achievements such as Real Trends Top 1000 Agents in the country 2015, 2016, 2017.

Information on those receiving this recognition can be found online at http://www.americasbestre.com.

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