Ned Tate: Three Things You Might Not Know
This year marks the 40th Anniversary of our agency! As we celebrate its evolution, from E.H. Tate and Company (1976) and Tate and Foss (1981) to Tate & Foss Sothebys International Realty (2010), we salute Founder Ned Tate. Many in the greater Seacoast area know the name and perhaps the man himself but, here are three things you might not know about Ned Tate:
- Ned's great grandfather invented/patented picture wire. He founded the E.H. Tate Company in Bostons North End in 1875, where four generations of family were instrumental to the operation of the picture hanging hardware company. It was acquired by Newell Rubbermaid in 1969 and is still in business today, operating under the Bulldog Hardware brand.
- Ned grew up in Rye and, as a boy, his telephone number was 23. Eventually, his/his parent's home number became 964.8028it has been our agency's business number for 40 years!
- Neds NH real estate license number is 000357.* He has been selling real estate for 46 years! In fact, he is a past chair of the NH Real Estate Commission (NHREC) and served on the board for 7 years. *According to the NHREC, there are more than 10,000 licensed real estate agents today. We believe the numbers are issued sequentially; the license number for our newest agent is 070066!
The next time youre driving by our office in Rye Center and see the familiar 612 parked out front, stop by and say hello!
At Tate & Foss Sothebys International Realty, we are proud to have such exceptionally experienced local market experts amongst our team. Wed like to put our knowledge to work for you. For more information on prime real estate in Rye andthroughout the greater NH Seacoast area, please reach out to one of our real estate professionals.