How Keller Williams expansion team CEO is betting on talent

The way Chris Suarez, CEO of Xperience Real Estate sees it, one of the most important things he can do as a Keller Williams national expansion team CEO is bring new players into the industry.

Owner of Johnny Cash’s former estate seeks special buyer

The home where the “Man in Black” Johnny Cash learned to walk the line, lived with June Carter for 35 years after they got married in a fever and filmed the video for his cover of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt” is on the market in Hendersonville, Tennessee, j…

Podcast: Meet The Big Apple’s billion dollar broker

In 1987, Louise Phillips Forbes arrived in New York City from Nashville, Tennessee, ready to take on the world with a career in dance. She knew nobody and never imagined she’d one day be one of the premier brokers in the city that never sleeps! …

Livability ranks the most political cities in the US based on party

Presidential election season is deep underway, and big party lines run deep as ever. Social media quarrels and upcoming heated debates are likely to cause some societal rifts, but much of that depends on the state you live in, data shows …

Mapping out the best and worst cities for retirees

The thought of retirees moving to states filled with sunshine after kids move out and the house gets empty is a common one — but not everyone is built for California or Florida. Yes, both states remain popular destinations for the 55-plus crowd, but a…

Why ‘housing refugees’ are on the move

For more than a century, American housing migration patterns followed a familiar trajectory: U.S. homebuyers headed predominantly west to cities such as Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle, where their families and friends had settled or …

Top 10 US markets for real estate agents

We’re heading into the twilight of 2015. With the holidays around the corner, travel and shopping are top of mind, but so is homebuying …

Florida firm enters prefabricated home sector

Green Magic Homes is combining building technology with nature to create earth-sheltered dome homes, which are composed of prefabricated vaulted panels, are confined laterally by walls in reinforced soil, and feature “earth berms” on the sides and roof…

Re/Max Georgia sets up young professionals network for millennial agents

Re/Max regional manager Dawn Brown remembers when she was a new agent, wet behind the ears in 1989. The bulk of agents she worked with tended to be mature then, and technology did not play much of a part in her induction to the industry. The agents she…

Wake-up call: The brokerage model is evolving

The old saying that change is the only constant in the universe applies to everything that we do and that includes the brokerage model. Just recently, New York City-based, Compass raised an additional $50M at a reported valuation of $800 million to fur…