Hawaii Life merges with top-tier Honolulu boutique Choi International

Hawaii Life principal broker and CEO Matt Beall says the deal is “a huge acknowledgement of who we are and what we’ve achieved.” …

Why these indie brokers don’t plan to ‘sell out’

CEO Mark McLaughlin has grown Pacific Union International from 17 offices to 41 offices and 2 billion to 14 billion in revenue in the eight years that he’s owned the company. Matt Beall, CEO of Hawaii Life, is another successful principal broker; with …

Great Spaces: Let’s All Move to Maui

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Double Your Business With Double the Tweet Length Home Renovation for (Less Than) the Cost of an iPhone 8 A Front Door, Flooring and Other ‘Happy’ Home Upgrades Looking to move to paradise? Maui awaits! In the […]

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Content, not ‘nontent’: Reimagining real estate signs

We all have that one thing that drives us crazy. Maybe it’s a stubborn buyer. Maybe it’s the car blocking your right turn at a red light. Maybe it’s waiting for the internet to load on a bad Wi-Fi connection. For Winston Welborn, chief design officer a…

Tempted to sell your indie brokerage? What to consider

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s not unusual for successful independent brokerages to feel the flattery of being courted. But is transitioning to a big brokerage the right thing to do? There is no prescriptive answer here as what’s right for one indie may not be …

The Most Expensive Home in Hawaii Is for Sale

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: How to Showcase Your Property With a Virtual Open House How to Prepare Your Home Before Going on Vacation The Home Behind Miley Cyrus’ New Single ‘Malibu’ Looking for a home with some serious bragging rights? How […]

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Sell quick or languish: Digging into luxury properties’ days on market

Concierge Auctions, the property marketplace for upscale buyers and sellers, has launched an annual index that reviews the top 10 properties in 27 of the country’s hottest markets and their time on the market …

Another brokerage using lucrative sign-up payments to attract agents

Who doesn’t like a bonus? In the competitive market of Oahu in Hawaii, Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties has been offering selected competing agents generous incentives to jump ship. For one agent at Hawaii Life, it was too much to resist …

Why your ‘squad’ is the most valuable piece of your business

We’ve all seen the hashtags #squad and #squadgoals, but squad mindset is about more than an Instagram pose of smiling people. It’s about creating a group of people who have your back and who you would do anything for. This is true in our personal lives, and it can also be true in business …

Best practices for starting and keeping client relationships

Client relationships — everyone talks about them, but they don’t necessarily maintain them to the best of their abilities. …