Charitable Giving: Why and How REALTORS® Give Back

Community is at the heart of real estate. This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses their efforts to give. Moderator Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, The Keyes Company, Miami, Fla.; Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations, NAR Panelists Jim D’Amico, Broker/Owner, CENTURY 21 NS Group/North Shore, Boston, Mass.   Drayton […]

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Driving Down Car Costs Just Got Easier for REALTORS®

Given how many miles most real estate professionals drive, the cost of purchasing and maintaining a vehicle adds up quickly. Fortunately, members of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) can enjoy a valuable benefit when purchasing or leasing one of the many eligible vehicles from FCA US LLC (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles), NAR’s official automobile manufacturer […]

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Matthew Watercutter: Local Expertise Fuels Expansion

Vitals: HER REALTORS® Years in Business: 62 Size: 81 offices, 1,250 associates Region Served: Ohio 2017 Sales Volume: $2.5 billion 2017 Transactions: 12,681 No. 76 in sales volume in RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report www.herrealtors.com With 81 offices and 1,250 associates, HER REALTORS® deftly serves Central, West Central and Southwestern Ohio. Matthew Watercutter, the firm’s […]

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Staying Ahead of a Shifting Technology Landscape

In the following interview, Dan Bowden, broker/owner of HomeSmart Realty Group in Orland Park, Ill., discusses the advantages of the brand, the local market, technology, and more. Region Served: Midwest Chicago Years in Real Estate: 18 Number of Offices: 3 Number of Agents: 200 total in Orland Park, Naperville and Chicago’s West Loop Best Advice […]

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Financial Wellness Starts Now!

NAR PULSE—The National Association of REALTORS® proudly introduces the Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness, a new online resource designed specifically to help all REALTORS®—no matter age, industry experience or amount of wealth—navigate financial planning and prepare for retirement. Encourage your agents to log in to www.FinancialWellness.realtor and start navigating their financial security—one goal at a […]

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Making Brokers the Center of the Universe

The approach that’s made MoxiWorks a star What was born and bred within a forward-thinking brokerage now stands as one of the most well-entrenched technology players in the residential real estate industry. Since its launch as an independent entity in 2012, MoxiWorks has gone from serving its parent, Windermere Real Estate, and its 6,000 agents, […]

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Greece: A Life of Luxury

Based in Athens, Greece, JK Property & Yachting has been at the heart of the capital city’s real estate market for 14 years. With Owner/CEO Jeronymo Kontonis at the helm, JK Property & Yachting has continued to grow and evolve alongside the real estate industry by establishing a wider global network of services and connections […]

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Red Oak Realty: Putting the Client First – A Winning Strategy for This East Bay Independent

(L to R) Vanessa Bergmark, Owner & CEO; Chris Crane, Director of Operations; Melissa Bush, SVP Sales; Passion Broussard, Sales Manager For Vanessa Bergmark, growth was never about bigger, but rather, better. As the owner and CEO of the San Francisco Bay Area’s Red Oak Realty, Bergmark has led the company, which was founded in […]

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Ed Forman: A Reputation for Success

Vitals: Watson Realty Corp. Years in Business: 52 Size: 52 offices, 1,500 agents Regions Served: Jacksonville to Greater Orlando to Port Charlotte 2017 Sales Volume: $3.445 billion 2017 Transactions: 15,912 No. 43 in sales volume in RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report www.watsonrealtycorp.com Before entering the real estate business in 1972, Ed Forman served on Senator […]

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Denise Smith Named President of Real Estate Services for Weichert, Realtors®

The Weichert Family of Companies has announced the promotion of Denise Smith to president of Real Estate Services for Weichert, Realtors®. Smith, most recently president of Affiliated Services and senior vice president of Administration, will oversee Weichert, Realtors®, supporting newly promoted President of Residential Brokerage Carlo Siracusa and all regional vice presidents. Additionally, Smith will […]

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