Broker Public Portal appoints five new board officers, including chair

Broker Public Portal, a collective, public-facing multiple listing service (MLS), has named five new board officers for the coming year.

HomeServices of America® Acquires BHHS Ambassador Real Estate

Acquisition strengthens HomeServices’ presence in the Omaha market HomeServices of America, Inc., has announced that it has acquired Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate as well as an ownership interest in Ambassador Title Services. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Ambassador Real Estate serves the Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, […]

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Real estate leaders weigh in on Trump border separation policy

As the nation slowly learns more about the Trump administration’s policy, a few leading voices in the real estate industry have spoken out.

HomeServices of America: Delivering on Its Mission for 20 Years and Counting

Ron Peltier, CEO/Chairman, HomeServices of America Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the June issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. What started with the simple yet ambitious mission to deliver the best possible homeownership experience to consumers in markets across America has today evolved into the nation’s second-largest full-service real estate brokerage firm, […]

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HomeServices Acquires Ebby Halliday in Latest Move

HomeServices of America, Inc. is acquiring Ebby Halliday Real Estate, Inc., a legacy North Texas powerhouse. The acquisition includes the brands Ebby Halliday, REALTORS®, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and William Trew Real Estate, as well as affiliates Home Team Mortgage and Texas Premier Title. As has been customary with HomeServices, the brand’s names will remain […]

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Warren Buffet’s HomeServices of America to acquire Ebby Halliday

Ebby Halliday, the largest independent brokerage in North Texas is set to combine forces with industry juggernaut HomeServices of America, a spokesperson for Ebby Halliday confirmed to Inman on Tuesday morning.

Redfin, Compass crack top 10 in new Swanepoel Mega 1000 list

Inman readers are getting an exclusive first look at the Swanepoel Mega 1000 from California-based real estate consulting firm T3 Sixty, which ranks the top brokerages franchisors and holding companies.

Warren Buffett on HomeServices of America’s explosive growth

The Omaha native and American business magnate, who admitted that he had “paid little attention” to HomeServices when Berkshire Hathaway “backed into the business” in 2000, gave the brokerage arm of his operation a particularly glowing review in his 2017 letter released this week.  …

2017 will go down as a big year for real estate M&A

We projected 2017 would be a “good, but not great year” for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the real estate space, and what unfolded was quite significant, including the biggest brokerage acquisition in decades, an ongoing fight for California market share and a busy stint for large regional independent firms …

Is HomeServices of America quietly taking over the Mid-Atlantic?

As an acquisition arms race goes down on the West Coast between Douglas Elliman and Pacific Union, Berkshire Hathway affiliate HomeServices of America (HOA) is making moves in the East …