Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announces expansion to Australia and New Zealand

The move into the Australia and New Zealand markets, where the Better Homes & Gardens media brand has been established for the past 40 years, was a natural choice. Better Homes & Gardens magazine alone is the most read magazine in Australia with 2.5 million readers.

Indie brokerage in Washington state joins Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

“Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate shares our passion for the industry, and being a part of their network will enable us to grow our franchise while maintaining the individual identity that drives our current success.”

Onsite in El Salvador: Q&A with BHGRE’s Sherry Chris

BHGRE CEO Sherry Chris dives into her visit to the homebuilding site, where in partnership with New Story, BHGRE aims to fund a new community of 80 homes to support 500 people. How can other brokerages find their perfect charity match? …

5 things real estate agents should know about Generation Z

They’re the kids under 18 who think Facebook is for old people, have never known a world without the internet, and though they may not be old enough to drive, do want to own a home someday …

Real estate investors make big comeback with millennial surge

Realtor Kim Soper is helping a young professional woman buy her first property in Lexington, Kentucky. The client expects to move in five to seven years, so it will be more of an investment than a long-term home …

Inside one of the first brokerages to roll out the Zap platform

BHGRE Metro Brokers’ COO Craig McClelland says ZapLabs hit the bull’s-eye on delivering a great solution to cover the needs of 80 percent of what agents need …

BHGRE and New Story charity team up to build 80 homes in El Salvador

Like the other attendees, Sherry Chris came to the Luxury Connect last October to learn the ins and outs of high-end real estate. But as Brett Hagler took the stage to introduce his charity, New Story, Chris quickly realized that she was there for a gr…

Culture and work-life integration: How to make it happen

SAN FRANCISCO — “People don’t leave companies, they leave managers,” said Keith Watts, the industry lead for financial services and real estate at Facebook …

BHGRE hires new COO

Realogy has seen a lot of movement lately — first Coldwell Banker hired a new CEO, and then ERA had to replace its CEO because, well, he got hired to run Coldwell Banker …

Spring homebuying and selling: An emoji’s worth 1,000 words

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate released an emoji-only list of top 5 tips for buyers and sellers during the robust spring homebuying season. The company says agents can use the list to connect with their millennial clients, who frequently use emoj…