60-year-old Realtor arrested after stealing money from open house

Connecticut Realtor Darcy Allison Sledge turned herself in to police last week on an active arrest warrant after a surveillance camera captured her swiping cash from an open house.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices: Marketing Is a Digital Reimagining of an Enduring Brand

During a 2013 interview held in Omaha, Neb., Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., said the eponymous real estate brand would prosper for years to come. “Berkshire Hathaway wants to be in businesses that are enduring,” he explained. “Real estate brokerages will be around 100 years from now and [Berkshire Hathaway] HomeServices […]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Expands to Its Second International Market

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is expanding to the London market, with an agency in Central London, Kay & Co, joining the network this November. The brand brought on its first foreign franchise, in Germany, this past spring. The agency, focused on the luxury market, will operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co, and remain independently […]

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Real Estate’s Forever Brand: Gaining New Insight Into Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Gino Blefari, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, on location at an exclusive Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Maui Properties listing—the Kona Peninsula Residence—at Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the August issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices President and CEO Gino Blefari recently hosted the brand’s Top 50 brokerage […]

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Zillow’s Instant Offers homebuying service is coming to Atlanta

Three months after Zillow started buying homes with its own money and then reselling them, the real estate giant is expanding Instant Offers to Atlanta.

Edina Realty deploys virtual assistant ‘Emma Marketing’ for listing content

Edina Realty, a large brokerage service in Minnesota and Wisconsin, just announced that it is launching a virtual assistant for its agents.

HomeServices of America: Delivering on Its Mission for 20 Years and Counting

Ron Peltier, CEO/Chairman, HomeServices of America Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the June issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. What started with the simple yet ambitious mission to deliver the best possible homeownership experience to consumers in markets across America has today evolved into the nation’s second-largest full-service real estate brokerage firm, […]

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices branch lands San Francisco Bay star Paula Gold-Nocella

Well-known San Francisco real estate industry leader Paula Gold-Nocella has left her position as managing broker of Vanguard Properties to head up Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties.

Here’s the tech that real estate leaders should be using

“It still comes back to the relationships and relationship-building and keeping in contact with the other humans.” …

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices takes its first international step in Berlin

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has signed Berlin, Germany-based brokerage Rubina Real Estate as its first global franchisee, it announced this week …