Providing Value in a Competitive Market

Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®) a key piece of the puzzle for powerhouse brokerage For Helen Hanna Casey, CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (No. 4 in sales volume in RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report), providing value is the name of the game for staying ahead of the competition. And she must be doing something […]

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HomeServices Acquires Ebby Halliday in Latest Move

HomeServices of America, Inc. is acquiring Ebby Halliday Real Estate, Inc., a legacy North Texas powerhouse. The acquisition includes the brands Ebby Halliday, REALTORS®, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and William Trew Real Estate, as well as affiliates Home Team Mortgage and Texas Premier Title. As has been customary with HomeServices, the brand’s names will remain […]

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How Can Brokers Lead the Effort to Increase Listings, Boost Inventory?

According to RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report & Survey, 71 percent of Power Brokers are being challenged the most by inventory shortages. This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses how to address the issue, and offers up steps and solutions. Moderator Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, The Keyes Company, Miami, Fla.; […]

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Hadi Atri: Finding Success No Matter the Market

Vitals: RE/MAX Executive Years in Business: 20 Size: 11 offices, 330 agents Regions Served: Charlotte Metropolitan, including Concord, Lake Norman; Asheville, Waynesville, Wilmington, N.C.; and Fort Mill, S.C. 2017 Sales Volume: $1,512,022,952 2017 Transactions: 5,541 units No. 154 in sales volume in RISMedia’s 2018 Power Broker Report www.carolinahomesite.com Hadi Atri acquired RE/MAX Executive in 2009 […]

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Brandon Wells: Better Than Yesterday

Vitals: The Group, Inc. Years in Business: 42 Size: 6 offices, 198 agents Region Served: Northern Colorado 2017 Sales Volume: $1,878,751,329 2017 Transactions: 4,740 sides www.thegroupinc.com It was 42 years ago when 12 innovative REALTORS® joined forces and started The Group, Inc., a real estate firm with a dozen equal owners that focused on work […]

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Annual Ranking of America’s Top Brokerage Firms Reveals Significant Growth

Game On: Inventory Issues Can’t Stop Power Brokers—See Who Made the Top 500 in RISMedia’s 30th Annual Report For the Power Brokers ranked in RISMedia’s 30th Anniversary edition of the Power Broker Survey, 2017 was a boom year. Combined, Power Brokers garnered a massive $1,314,358,548,496 in sales volume—a more than $100 billion increase from 2016—and 3,791,872 […]

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Patrick Conner: Focused on Relationships, Inside and Out

Vitals: London Properties Years in Business: 47 Size: 9 offices, 345 agents Region Served: California Central Valley 2017 Sales Volume: $1.034 billion 2017 Transactions: 3,053 www.londonproperties.com Dan and Paula Conner started the family-owned brokerage London Properties in 1971, and their son, Patrick, grew up around the business, though he never had any thoughts on joining […]

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Brokers: Prove Your Value – Take RISMedia’s 30th Annual Power Broker Survey

In a time of heightened competition from new business models and outside disruptors, brokers have an opportunity to solidify their standing in the marketplace by participating in RISMedia’s 30th Annual Power Broker Survey, the real estate industry’s longest-running, most widely-read ranking of the nation’s top residential real estate brokerage firms. The 2018 Power Broker Survey […]

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Above and Beyond for Real Estate: Industry Leaders Recognized at Power Broker Event

More than 600 real estate brokers and industry leaders gathered for a night of fun, networking and recognition at RISMedia’s sold-out Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner. The event, now in its 22nd year, was sponsored by Platinum Sponsors Buffini & Company, Homes.com, RE/MAX and Quicken Loans. It was held in Chicago in conjunction with […]

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Author of ‘Catch Me If You Can’ to Keynote RISMedia’s Power Broker Dinner

“Catch Me If You Can” author and film subject Frank Abagnale will headline RISMedia’s 22nd Annual Power broker Reception & Dinner on Nov. 3 in Chicago, Ill., sharing how he went from one of the world’s most notorious con men to an international cybersecurity expert, as well as insight and lessons on security. Abagnale, portrayed by Leonardo […]

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