7 inspiring ideas for building community through service

In a profession that already brings community together, real estate agents know the importance of lending a helping hand, especially in difficult times. Through acts of service both big and small, agents are able to make lasting impacts on their communities — without focusing on sales.

You want to be a better leader right now? Listen.

I believe people are craving leadership more now than they ever have before. They’re looking for transparency, for a human element. They’re looking for someone who cares. People want to be heard. As a leader, you don’t have to have all the answers, but you do have to stay connected to your people.

Relentless. Real. Right now.

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, nearly all real estate professionals have found themselves facing an unprecedented market turn. But for many of them, work hasn’t stopped. That’s especially true for the affiliated agents of Century 21 Real Estate LLC, who take the idea of being relentless very much to heart.

JPAR lowers April franchise fees, hires new growth exec

The growing real estate franchisor announced a Weichert and Regus vet is joining the company as chief growth officer, showing the company is committed to growth even as the industry slows.

Bright MLS debuts coronavirus response program

Bright Steps includes extra granular data about the market, new virtual showing capabilities, webinars and other tools.

Sotheby’s International Realty breaks its own sales record — again

The combined sales volume of the owned brokerages and franchise network of Sotheby’s International Realty topped $114 billion globally, according to the company’s own metrics.

RE/MAX Q4 earnings come within a hair of analysts’ expectations

The massive franchisor brought in $68.2 million in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2019 — and other key takeaways from RE/MAX’s latest earnings report.

WATCH: Should I stay or should I go?

Should you franchise or not? Watch the experts dive into the pros and cons of expansion, growth and affiliation onstage at Inman Connect New York.

JP & Associates REALTORS® are now of one of America’s top 10 hottest franchises

One of America’s fastest-growing brokerages has risen to become one of the top 10 hottest franchise businesses in the US (according to Inc.). Considering its franchise services launched in fall of 2018, what exactly is this company offering?

JP & Associates eyeing franchises in all 50 states by 2023

Across 10 states, the company has 19 franchises with 50 more already sold, founder JP Piccinini told Inman.