LITTLE ROCK,AR., Crye-Leike, REALTORS is proud to announce that based on its Total Dollar Sales Volume in 2007, the company out-sold all other competing Real Estate firms in Central Arkansas in total dollar volume of listing sides and selling sides in closed sales.


Based on MLS statistics, January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007, in Central Arkansas the company achieved sales of more than $654-million, almost double its nearest competitor in the region.


"Given the direction the housing market has taken, we're extremely pleased with the year end numbers," said Harold Crye, Founder, President and CEO. "We're hoping we've seen the bottom here in Central Arkansas and in 2008 we'll experience a rebound in activity."


Within the Greater Central Arkansas Region in 2007, Crye-Leike, REALTORS saw in many of its markets, pockets of success, increasing sales and dominance over competitors.


? In Pulaski County in 2007, Crye-Leike, REALTORS is #1 solidly beat its nearest competitor by selling 2304 homes for the year.


? In North Little Rock, MLS statistics in 2007 show the company is #1 selling 488 units, more than double its two closest competitors combined.


? In West Little Rock in 2007, Crye-Leike, Realtors maintains its #1 position over it's nearest competitor in the region by selling 330 homes for the year.


? In Benton and Bryant counties, Crye-Leike's remains #1 as its two branch offices in Saline County combined for a sales volume of nearly $115-million, double its two closest competitors in the market.


? In Maumelle, the company is #1 with a 36.4% market share and outsold its four top competitors combined, with more than 422 homes sold.


? North of the Arkansas River, (Cabot, Jacksonville, Maumelle, North Pulaski, NLR and Sherwood) Crye-Leike REALTORS is #1 with a sales volume of more than $221-million, which was more than double its two closest competitors.


In 2008 Crye-Leike, REALTORS is projecting sales to meet or exceed $6-Billion company wide.


"We have some of the best associates in the business representing us across the region," said Crye. "Based on their level of dedication and service, I anticipate another great year in 2008."


Harold Crye and Dick Leike established Crye-Leike, REALTORS in 1977. Today, Crye-Leike?, the nations 4th largest real estate company, has a network of more than 4,100 sales associates and 132 corporate and franchise offices located in 65 counties through-out the eight-state southern region of Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and North Carolina.


Crye-Leike is a full-service real estate company offering buyers and sellers services in the following areas of specialty: residential sales, mortgage lending, title, insurance, commercial business and investments, property management, development and construction, builder resources, REO bank-owned properties, relocation, auctions, and home services referrals. In 2007, the Crye-Leike organization attained sales of $5.7 billion with 32,500 closed transaction sides.