HomeSmart’s new website serves up listings from wherever you go

HomeNearMe.com is a desktop and mobile site developed in-house that serves up multiple listing service listings from 96 markets nationwide. Users see listings based on proximity, so they can see the properties closest to them without having to search o…

ReferralExchange partners with HomeSmart, expands to Canada

ReferralExchange announced Thursday that it is expanding into Canada and that it has teamed up with tech-forward real estate company HomeSmart.

HomeSmart expands to Florida

HomeSmart is taking its brokerage operations to the Sunshine State. The company announced on Wednesday it’s set to expand to Florida, the 29th state with a HomeSmart presence — thanks to the company’s franchise arm — and the fourth with a company-owned brokerage.

HomeServices dethrones NRT as top brokerage in US: Real Trends

HomeServices of America has ended NRT’s two-decade reign atop the Real Trends 500 list, beating the Realogy company in number of transactions.

WATCH: R u messaging ur clients? How texting has evolved

See how texting has evolved with advances in geotagging and smart-sign technology, and learn how to get the most out of your messages to clients.

JP & Associates latest brokerage to offer health care to agents

Texas-based JP & Associates Realtors is the latest real estate company to offer its agents an associated health care plan, the company announced.

HomeSmart opens Colorado Springs office

HomeSmart, Colorado’s largest real estate brokerage by agent count, is adding a new office in Colorado Springs to add to its already large footprint in the Rocky Mountain State. 

Compass offers discounted health care to agents

Compass agents will have access to insurance from national carriers — including Cigna — as well as dental, vision, payroll administration services, compliance and liability support and other human resources offerings.

100% for Agents: HomeSmart Shows Why Letting Agents Keep All of Their Commission Is in a Broker’s Best Interest

Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the October issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. There is much discussion in the industry about the fate of the residential real estate brokerage. Traditional, commission-split brokerages are anticipated by many to be on their way out. In fact, some industry experts say the steady […]

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Staying Ahead of a Shifting Technology Landscape

In the following interview, Dan Bowden, broker/owner of HomeSmart Realty Group in Orland Park, Ill., discusses the advantages of the brand, the local market, technology, and more. Region Served: Midwest Chicago Years in Real Estate: 18 Number of Offices: 3 Number of Agents: 200 total in Orland Park, Naperville and Chicago’s West Loop Best Advice […]

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