HGTV kicks off annual Ultimate House Hunt competition

The eighth annual HGTV Ultimate House Hunt, a collaboration between HGTV, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio International, is officially set to kick off on Wednesday, June 12. 

‘Survival of the fittest’: Real estate pros predict far fewer agents

There are more than a million agents in the U.S. right now, but if some of the industry’s leaders are right, that number is poised to get much smaller.

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.

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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Boomsma Assumes LeadingRE CEO and President Role

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) has announced that Paul Boomsma has become CEO and president of the network. Boomsma was COO, as well as creator and president of LeadingRE’s Luxury Portfolio International®. He assumes his new role following former CEO and President Pam O’Connor’s retirement. Get firsthand insight into LeadingRE’s strategic vision […]

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Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®: Ready for the Next Stage

Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the April issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Name something, anything, that’s of top concern to a broker operating in today’s market, and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has it covered. Competitive differentiation? On it. Consumer analysis? Got it. Cloud technology? Check. Global reach and […]

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Leadership Lens: Paul Boomsma on zigging when everyone else zagged

With over 20 years of experience in luxury real estate, Paul Boomsma created the highly successful Luxury Portfolio International division for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, which he continues to lead as president. We recently had the oppo…

Leadership Lens: Paul Boomsma on zigging when everyone else zagged

With over 20 years of experience in luxury real estate, Paul Boomsma created the highly successful Luxury Portfolio International division for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, which he continues to lead as president. We recently had the oppo…

LeadingRE CEO Pam O’Connor steps down, Paul Boomsma to take over

O’Connor, the well-respected industry vet who has led the exclusive network of indie brokers since its founding, passes the torch to the organization’s …

The MLS can’t offer what the rich want most: Privacy

Good news for agents and brokers looking to edge their way into the industry’s opulent tier: The population of wealthy consumers around the world is rising, and they increasingly want to invest in real estate. But those looking to get on the inside wil…