Rebecca Riskin, Montecito’s ‘first lady of luxury real estate,’ dies in mudslides

“She was like the iconic standard of a luxury real estate agent, she was it. She was also a beautiful, caring, sensitive, genuine person…” …

The culture factor: Why a California broker fired half his agents

Broker-owner Sammer Mudawar likes to joke that he hires millennial agents because he knows they’ll be alive in 10 years. In his mid-30s himself, this straight-talking broker owner of the Re/Max Prestige office in Orange County — which he runs with man…

Success stories in global networking

SAN FRANCISCO — Moderated by Joseph Rand, managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, several experts joined to discuss the hot topic. They included Mark McLaughlin, CEO of Pacific Union – Christie’s International Real Estate; Stephen Ko…