CEO Exchange Keynote: Leadership, in Every Sense of the Word

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® CEO/President Paul Boomsma (Credit: AJ Canaria of PlanOmatic) Against a backdrop of changing consumer preferences, technology and shifts in Washington, brokerages are navigating new territory—one where the customer experience is tops, and creativity, inclusiveness and leadership are non-negotiables for success. For Paul Boomsma, CEO of the expansive Leading Real […]

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CENTURY 21 Affiliated: What It Takes to Get to the Top

(L to R) Adam Freeman, Principal; Dan Kruse, President & CEO; Tom Bretz, CEO, Chicago Operations; Jasen Schrock, President, Michigan Operations What started in 1978 as a one-man shop in Madison, Wis., has grown to become one of real estate’s top Power Brokers. Clearly, Bill Kessler’s early goal to become a multiple-office company was far […]

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Leesa Harper Rispoli: Advancing a Texas Real Estate Legacy

Vitals: Coldwell Banker D’Ann Harper, REALTORS® Years in Business: 32 Size: 9 offices, 425 agents Regions Served: San Antonio, Boerne, Bandera, Fredericksburg, Kerrville, New Braunfels, San Marcos and Universal City, Texas 2017 Sales Volume: $1 billion+ 2017 Transactions: 4,000+ No. 267 in sales volume in RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report www.cbharper.com A 2018 winner of […]

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Investing in Lead Generation Paves the Way to Mega Milestone

In the following interview, Matt Delhougne, broker/owner of RE/MAX Vision in Chesterfield, Mo., discusses generating leads, operating a team, and more. Region Served: St. Louis Metro area Years in Real Estate: 19 No. of Team Members: 41 agents, 14 support staff 2017 Closed Transactions: 671 Goal for 2018 Closed Transactions: 1,000 You grew your team […]

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Inman Connect San Francisco: Agent Connect Video Recap

An in-depth series of sessions and panel discussions revealing how top producing agents got to where they are today. Get actionable takeaways that you can implement now on everything from growing your book of business, to lead conversion, to choosing t…

Inman Connect San Francisco: Teams Track Video Recap

Whether you are already part of team or looking to start, grow or join a team, this afternoon breakout track is for you. Take a look at the inner workings of some of the most successful real estate teams to see how they operate. Get tips on how to stru…

Inman Connect San Francisco: Broker Connect Video Recap

Gain an understanding of how you can best position your brokerage for success in an industry where the word “disruption” is heard every day and the only constant is change. Learn how best to communicate value to your teams, grow your business through i…

Brokers Turn to Pocket Listings in Rising Markets

The real estate market has heated up so much in certain regions that brokers are taking transactions into their own hands—or, rather, their pockets. With increasing prices and, seemingly, more buyers willing to pay an amount that’s leaving sellers with nice profits, the question these sellers keep asking is, “Why bother with the MLS?” While […]

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Finding Success in a Thriving Relocation Market

In the following interview, Tonya Hamilton, vice president, Relocation and Business Development, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Woodmont Realty in Brentwood, Tenn., discusses the advantages of the brand, the local market, trends, and more. Region Served: Greater Nashville and the Middle Tennessee area Years in Real Estate: 16 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 129 Favorite […]

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Why are Existing Home Sales Down?

The latest Existing Home Sales Report issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed that home sales have decreased for four consecutive months and are at their slowest pace in over two years. This has some industry leaders puzzled considering the fact that the economy is strengthening, unemployment is down, and wages are beginning to rise. This begs… Read More