Keller Williams, Compass have the most productive top agents

Real Trends, a real estate brokerage news and consulting firm, released its inaugural comparison of the top agents affiliated with the industry’s top brands on Tuesday.

New trends in luxury second homebuyers: seeking a life well-lived

The flourishing second home market has been a bright spot in a softer high-end real estate space. Intent to purchase is high, buyers are younger, and the drive to own a second (or third or fourth) home is influenced by the desire to experience a life “well-lived.” Affluent consumers have become increasingly conscious of their wellness.

4 things to know about working with military buyers and sellers

Homebuyers and sellers are often motivated by the market and inventory — signals that buying or selling a home is a smart financial decision at that time. But a segment of buyers and sellers can’t always wait for the right time. They have to buy or sell when their boss, the United States government, tells them it’s time to do so.

Did Realogy just create a new industry standard for closing gifts?

The final 15 minutes of ICLV’s CEO Connect was supposed to be a broad discussion about the country’s biggest companies — Facebook, Amazon and Google — and whether they would ever substantially enter the real estate business. That was, until this morning, when Amazon and Realogy announced a new lead generation and referral partnership. 

Alain Pinel Realtors vet to join LeadingRE after Compass stint

Michi Olson, an executive for 15 years at Alain Pinel Realtors, is joining LeadingRE as dean of resources and global connections.

Where is your business in the cycle of change?

The Business Cycle of Change is inevitable in all industries. Companies navigate the five cycles – Disruption, Acceleration, Maturation, Saturation, and Commoditization – at different rates, impacted by internal factors, like leadership alignment, and external factors, like the economy.

LeadingRE to arm brokers against disruption with webinar series

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a network of the top-producing indie brokerages, is launching a series of webinars hosted by Mike DelPrete.

Fostering Success Through a Supportive Culture

In the following interview, B. John Duffy, broker/owner of Duffy Real Estate, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) in Narberth, Pa., discusses the advantages of the global network, community involvement, and more. Region Served: Greater Philadelphia Years in Real Estate: 46 Number of Offices: 2 Number of Agents: 32 Best […]

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Luxury Beckons in Belize

Established in 2004, Vista Real Estate Belize is a full-service company proudly offering Belize’s highest level of real estate services. With five staff members, three agents and one broker, the firm serves the country’s six districts (Corozal, Orange Walk, Belize, Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo), in addition to the surrounding islands and cayes. Here, Broker/Owner […]

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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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