About Hancock

HANCOCK REALTY GROUP is a fully integrated, diversified Real Estate firm providing professional Brokerage, Property and Management services to  residential  homeowners, investors, asset managers and financial institutions.

Through our strong network of local vendors and expert real estate consultants, our mission is to deliver unparalleled real estate services to each client and asset assigned to our care.  

Our state of the art platform and delivery systems are cutting edge, coupled with local market expertise is what separates HANCOCK from other real estate offices.

HANCOCK REALTY GROUP has been humbled and privileged to have served countless of your neighbors and welcome the opportunity to consult with you on a non-binding, confidential basis to determine if we can be of assistance with your specific real estate needs in your area.

Corporate Overview

Mission:

Hancock Realty Group is a unique residential real estate firm that offers brokerage, property and management services throughout the Commonwealth. Leading industry technology allows Hancock Realty Group to help streamline logistical aspects of the real estate process. Our mission is to deliver first class service to each individual and offer cost-effective solutions that highlight value and consideration for long term investment. We challenge industry stereotypes by fostering an environment that encourages transparency and is committed to a higher standard of ethics and professionalism. Whether you are a prospective renter, homebuyer, property owner, investor or asset manager, Hancock Realty Group seeks to achieve total customer satisfaction and will continuously work towards meeting and exceeding client needs & expectations.

Vision: 

Our organization blends the one-on-one, personal experience of a boutique firm with the efficiency and results-oriented effectiveness of a large scale operation. We believe superior service can be extended without sacrificing value. Our agents have extensive personal and professional knowledge of the local markets and a vested interest in the communities we represent. This intimate knowledge gives us a competitive edge and helps simplify the decision making and transition processes. Every area boasts unique and desirable features; we hope to showcase these characteristics by maintaining and improving quality housing, securing qualified renters and continuing to cultivate relationships within the community.

Corporate Responsibility: 

Hancock Realty Group would not be where we are today without the continued support from the communities and people who believed in the company’s mission and purpose. In this spirit, we view community service as a privilege and take pride in giving back to those organizations that have made a positive impact within those very same communities we serve.

Leadership

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Israel “Izzy” Reyes
Managing Partner

 

Israel Reyes, a former Planning Board member and Planning Commissioner is a Certified Property Manager and Accredited Residential Manager through the Institute of Real Estate Management and a Certified Apartment Manager through the National Apartment Association. 

As the Managing Partner of the Hancock Realty Group Companies, Israel spearheads HANCOCK’s strategic leadership and direction and oversees the day to day operations, providing  clients with insightful revenue management, marketing and property management solutions.

Israel is a licensed Broker, Unrestricted Construction Supervisor and has over 20 years of business experience that includes banking, land development, and Real Estate investment brokerage. Mr. Reyes is also a Certified Manager of Community Associations and an Association Management Specialist with a focus on Financial Management through the Community Association Institute.

As an Asset Performance Expert, Israel specializes in underperforming properties, multi-site operations and creating marketing strategies that include today’s most sophisticated technologies and social media mediums to enhance the financial performance of assets under management.

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Designations

CPM

Certified Property Manager (CPM®)

The “CPM” designation is the premier designation in property management and designated mangers are considered Asset Performance Experts. This designation, which originates through the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®), is awarded to highly skilled and experienced property management and asset management professionals and recognized by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). The “CPM” designation signifies expertise and integrity to employers, property owners and investors.  Members manage approximately $900 billion in real estate assets.   The “CPM” designation is an extensive program which combines education, experience and hands-on planning involving actual properties and requires a serious commitment from “CPM” candidates. Courses cover how to analyze a property’s physical and fiscal performance, implement policies and procedures to enhance short and long-term property values, and market, retain and improve tenant, resident and employee relations. In addition, candidates must complete a rigorous ethics course and agree to abide by IREM’s Code of Ethics. The requirements must be met within a ten year period.

ARM

ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER (ARM®)

ARM® stands for ACCREDITED RESIDENTIAL MANAGER®. This designation is awarded by the Institute of Real Estate Management to specialists who manage residential and apartment properties, rental mobile homes, rental condominiums and single-family houses, and condominiums. “ARM” designated property managers  deal with minimizing vacancies, controlling property costs, enhancing property values and fulfilling owners’ objectives. Every candidate must have a minimum level of experience and must successfully complete a five-day course and examination that reviews the operational issues faced on a daily basis, and a three-day ethics course. In addition, ARM® professionals are governed by IREM’s Code of Ethics.

CAM

Certified Apartment Manager (CAM)

The “CAM” designation is earned by property management practitioners who have extensive training in the following areas: Management of Residential Issues, Property Maintenance, Legal Responsibilities, Risk Management, Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Fair Housing, Research, Analysis & Evaluation and Marketing and have passed a rigorous two part exam administered by the National Apartment Association  Education Institute.

CMCA

Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA)

Why hire a CMCA? An estimated 60 million Americans live in 300,000 community associations. These homeowners need professional guidance on issues such as reserves, maintenance, insurance, budgets, contracts, the law and rules enforcement. Running a community association is like running a business. The best way for homeowners to protect their investment is by hiring a qualified, board-certified CMCA. Who are CMCAs? CMCA-certified professionals manage every type of community: condominium associations, homeowner associations, resort communities and commercial tenant associations. 

AMS

Association Management Specialist (AMS)

What is the AMS® designation? The AMS® designation is the second tier of professionalism for community association managers. Through advanced education, training and guidance, the AMS® designation helps ensure that the manager has the knowledge, experience and integrity to provide the best possible service to your association.

Affiliations

IREM

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing. An affiliate of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, IREM is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management – and the only organization serving both the multi-family and commercial sectors.

We believe that good management matters, and that well-managed properties pay dividends in terms of value and in the quality of life for residents, tenants and customers. We believe in professional ethics. We believe in the power of knowledge and the importance of sharing it. Since 1933, IREM has set the standard for best practices in real estate management. 

NAA

The National Apartment Association (NAA) is America’s leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA’s mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public. As a federation of more than 170 state and local affiliates, NAA is comprised of over 63,000 members representing more than 7 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada.  Founded in 1939, our members represent all facets of the multifamily housing industry: apartment owners, management executives, developers, builders, investors, property managers, leasing consultants, maintenance personnel, suppliers and related business professionals throughout the United States and Canada.

An international organization dedicated to building better communities, CAI provides education and resources to community association homeowner leaders, professional managers, association management companies and other businesses and professionals who provide products and services to community associations.  With more than 32,000 members, CAI works in partnership with 61 chapters, including a chapter in South Africa, as well as with housing leaders in a number of other countries, including Australia, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  Their mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship, ideals reflected in communities that are preferred places to call home. 

NAR

The National Association of Realtors  members are residential and commercial real estate brokers, real estate salespeople, immovable property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others engaged in all aspects of the real estate (immovable property) industry, where a state license to practice is required.  Members  pledge to a code of ethics which was adopted in 1913 and standards of practice, which includes duties to clients and customers, the public, and other Realtors.  Local associations are required to enforce the code of ethics through a Professional Standards Council or Committee.