A group of realtors belonging to the agent-owned cloud brokerage firm of eXp Realty gathered for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, Oct. 31, at the Zachary Chamber of Commerce. The group, from left, included Chamber Executive Director Kate MacArthur, eXp Realtors Mark Knaps and Nikiya Hudson, Zachary Mayor David Amrhein, eXp Realtors Shaelisa Hunt, Jennifer Barnes Taylor, Debbie Guilbeau, Anne Longfellow, Charmaine Efferson, Sally Pugh, Tara Askins, Becky Robinson, Patricia Jordan, Sheila Dunigan, Maurice Askins, Wanda Johnson and Carolyn Vaughan and Chamber Director Heather Prejean.

A group of Baton Rouge and Zachary-area real estate agents have joined hundreds of agents, teams and brokerages in flocking to the business model powered by eXp Realty.

The company offers agent-owners the support they need, along with technology for both the consumer and agents, agent training, leadership, support staff and a cloud office environment where agents can collaborate and learn with those around the world on a daily basis, according to a news release.

The group of real estate agents gathered on Oct. 31 at the Zachary Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate joining eXp Realty.

Charmaine Efferson, of Zachary, is among the group of agents who joined forces with eXp Realty.

"The ownership factor was huge for me personally as a seasoned agent with more than 10 years experience. Also, the leadership is phenomenal, the training top-notch, and the cutting-edge tools and technology are amazing," said Efferson.