Long & Foster Real Estate specializes in the sale, purchase and lease of residential and commercial properties. Founded in 1960, the firm has grown from a single, 600-square-foot office to the largest privately owned real estate company in the United States. It has more than 200 real estate offices with over 15,000 sales associates. Long & Foster Real Estate assists with the buying and selling of new homes and vacation properties. It provides relocation services for corporate clients and individuals. The firm s relocation division provides moving and temporary housing options and rental property assistance services. In addition, it offers a range of real estate financing and mortgage options through qualified lenders. Long & Foster Real Estate maintains a presence in Washington, D.C.