Oxford, MS. - Crye-Leike, REALTORS, the Mid-South's largest real estate company and the 6th largest in the nation, is expanding operations to Oxford with the grand opening of its new franchise office on September 24 at 1310 University Ave.

Crye-Leike is pleased to welcome Mark Hodge as the new Managing Broker of Crye*Leike Oxford Real Estate. Hodge has had his brokers license since 2003; he is also a licensed appraiser.

The office currently is staffed with 6 agents with room for 20 agents and to grow as needed. Its agents will serve buyers and sellers in Oxford and the surrounding Lafayette, Panola and Yalobusha counties.

"We are really excited at the opportunity to assist our friends and neighbors in our community looking to buy or sell their home," said Hodge. "Crye*Leike Oxford Real Estates goal is to help you sell or buy a home in the quickest amount of time with ease for the best possible price."

Crye-Leike is a full service real estate company that was founded in 1977 by Harold Crye and Dick Leike. Today, Crye-Leike is ranked as the 6th largest real estate firm in the nation and the #1 real estate company in the Mid-South. Crye-Leike has a network of more than 3,000 licensed Realtors and 112 offices located throughout a nine-state region in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Oklahoma. More information about Crye-Leike can be found at www.crye-leike.com.