Town & Country Real Estate’s North Fork offices manager Joan Bischoff van Heemskerck was recently elected President of HANFRA (Hamptons and North Fork Realtors Association), a branch of the National Association of Realtors and New York State Association of Realtors that was established on the East End in 1996.
“It is an honor to represent such an influential organization,” said van Heemskerck looking forward to his term as President of a group he views as the voice of real estate in our complex North Fork and Hamptons region. “And, it’s also nice to be elected by your peers.”
Van Heemskerck see the changes in the industry, “The real estate market is rapidly changing due to technology with new real estate websites and social media. I want to help realtors keep up with these changes and help make their listings available to consumers as well as help consumers find the listings they are looking for.”
“In such a competitive market,” said van Heemskerck, “it is nice to be unified and held a professional standard that keeps the integrity of the business as well as the community.”