Intero founder Gino Blefari to take charge of Warren Buffett’s real estate franchise business

Earl Lee, the veteran Prudential Real Estate executive who helped launch Warren Buffett’s new real estate franchise brand, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, will step down as CEO of parent company HSF Affiliates Inc. on Jan. 1 and hand over the …

Discover Home Loans to build websites for select Real Living brokerages

Discover Home Loans — an Irvine, Calif.-based lender licensed in 42 states — will launch websites for some real estate brokerages affiliated with Real Living Real Estate designed to allow consumers to search for-sale listings and connect them with real …

9 more brokerages commit to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Nine more brokerages affiliated with Prudential Real Estate will transition to the new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brand as early as the fourth quarter, bringing the total number of Prudential-affiliated brokerages that have committed to join Warren Buffet’s new …

Coldwell Banker names new president of Canadian operations

Andy Puthon — who followed up a 29-year career with Brookfield Real Estate Services as vice president of business development and strategic growth for Toronto-based Re/Max subfranchisor Integra Enterprises from 2011 to 2013 — has been named president of Coldwell …

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices gets social

The new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate franchise has rolled out Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. The move comes in advance of broad adoption of the new brand by many Prudential Real Estate and Real Living brands beginning in the third and …

HomeServices acquires Prudential Georgia Realty

Company’s 11 Prudential affiliates will rebrand as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices this year read more

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices branding unveiled

HSF Affiliates making brand available in late 2013read more

C21, Re/Max and Coldwell Banker most recognized brands

Online survey also gauges consumer perceptions of ‘most respected’ namesread more

HomeServices expanding in California’s Central Valley

Leadership team staying in place at Fresno-based Guarantee Real Estateread more

Brookfield RPS eliminating CEO position in reorganization

Graham Badun, who presided over company’s US expansion, to leave at year’s endread more