Future Focused: A United Approach

In the following interview, Bonnie Mays, principal broker, Lexington, and broker/CEO, Louisville, of United Real Estate Lexington and Louisville in Kentucky, discusses the advantages of the brand, the local market, philanthropy and more. Region Served: Central Kentucky Years in Real Estate: 30 Number of Offices: 3 Number of Agents: 340 Top Tip for Staying Organized: […]

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Leading the Future One Strategic Market at a Time

United Real Estate’s future-focused model takes the real estate industry by storm In an industry that thrives on competition, differentiation matters more than ever before. While new business models aimed at shaking up the status quo continue to be introduced on a regular basis, United Real Estate is steadfast in its commitment to delivering the […]

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Which real estate companies made the 2018 Franchise 500 cut?

Like restaurants, real estate franchises are always a stable presence on the list and this year’s ranking includes some major players near the top …

Brand Built on Leads and Technology

In the following interview, Peter Giese, co-founder and president of United Real Estate in Dallas, Texas, discusses the advantages of the brand, lead sources, technology and more. Years in Real Estate: 27 Number of Offices: 74 Six years ago, United Real Estate was a new and unknown brand. What are some of the challenges associated […]

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The week in real estate industry deals: Feb. 27-March 3

While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there’s another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We’ll be recapping every week’s noteworthy deal…

Franchisor United Real Estate raises over $25M to give real estate auction model a boost

National franchisor United Real Estate is out to grow the prevalence of auctions in residential real estate — and a $25-million cash influx should help the 4-year-old company meet its goal …

Regional brokerage offers to help clients put their homes up for auction

Clients of regional Mid-Atlantic brokerage Long & Foster Real Estate now have the option to sell their homes via an online or live auction. The new partnership between Long & Foster’s parent company and Williams & Williams Worldwide Real Estate Auction opens …

United Real Estate announces largest affiliate conversion to date

United Real Estate, the brokerage and franchise brand that’s grown rapidly on the strength of a royalty-free business model and an established sister company, has signed Indianapolis-based Sycamore Group Realtors to its franchise network. The 70-agent, 10-year-old firm, now known as United …

United Real Estate out to disrupt real estate franchising

There’s a technology problem in real estate, says Dan Duffy, CEO and chairman of United Real Estate, which has grown to over 1,000 agents since launching in 2011. “That problem is our opportunity,” Duffy said. United Real Estate is an offshoot of Unite…