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 …

The essential guide for real estate leadership on tech disruption

Nearly 30 percent of 787 real estate respondents polled for Inman’s Leadership survey in February said “technological disruption” remains the single biggest threat to the real estate industry, edging out other perils like shifting demographics, market fluctuations and global politics …

Special report: the keys to a strong company culture

Real estate firms large and small are presented with the unique challenge of creating a sense of unity and pride among their agents who aren’t even employees, but independent contractors with a lot more freedom. Enter the idea of company culture, the focus of Inman’s latest Special Report, exploring what real estate professionals value most in their work environment and how leaders can foster a culture that promotes retention, productivity, happiness and a positive image …

Inman announces another 18 sponsors for ICNY18

Inman announced the next 18 companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect New York, Jan. 22-26, …

Why does Compass keep winning?

Jeff Lowe, Chicago’s top-producing broker, was finishing a stationary bike workout when the emails started flying in on Thursday morning. News that the SoftBank Vision Fund had agreed to a $450 million investment into real estate brokerage Compass — claimed to be the largest real estate tech investment in U.S. history — was sending ripples throughout the industry …

Putting New Pins on the Map

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Continues to Reach New Markets Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices launched as a network in late 2013—the new home for most Prudential Real Estate franchisees and other brokerages looking for a fresh, distinctive brand. The network has matured nicely in four years, growing to nearly 44,000 agents with a compelling value proposition that continues […]

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Leading by Example Key to Attracting Top Agents

In the following interview, Gretchen Pearson, president of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties in Danville, Calif., discusses the firm’s approach to acquisitions, culture, recruitment, and more. Region Served: Northern California and Northern Nevada Years in Real Estate: 33 Number of Offices: 37 Number of Agents: 1,031 Average Sales Price: $495,553 What is the first thing […]

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Rate Rises Again in Second of 3 Expected Hikes

The Federal Reserve voted on Wednesday to raise the key interest rate one-quarter percentage point, ticking off the second of three hikes slated for this year. Analysts largely predicted the outcome, even as lagging inflation gave cause for concern. “In view of realized and expected labor market conditions and inflation, the [Federal Open Market] Committee […]

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