Local real estate brokers acquire RE/MAX First in Baton Rouge

The agency generated $238 million in sales and leasing volume in 2018

Local real estate brokers acquire RE/MAX First in Baton Rouge

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge real estate brokers announced their purchase of RE/MAX First in Baton Rouge on Friday.

Broker Doug Ferris and his wife, Julie Ferris acquired the residential brokerage firm that opened in 1999.

Doug Ferris has been a licensed real estate agent for more than 18 years and an associate broker for 11 years handling commercial real estate with RE/MAX First. Julie Ferris has had her real estate license since 2014 and her law license since 2004. She practices law in Baton Rouge, mainly handling property, family law, and contract cases.

The firm, located at 4750 Sherwood Common Blvd., in Baton Rouge, has about 70 agents and staff.

RE/MAX First brokered over $238 million in sales and leasing volume in 2018.

The purchase amount was not disclosed in the announcement.

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