Be Fully Engaged and Give All You Have

In the following interview, Mike Pappas, CEO and president of The Keyes Company/Illustrated Properties, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) in Miami, Fla., discusses the firm’s networks, philosophies and technology. Region Served: South Florida Years in Real Estate: 38 Number of Offices: 50 Number of Agents: 2,900 Best Advice for […]

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Keeping up in a hot market can be difficult, but this associate broker is doing it with Inman Select

Sherri Johnson is the CEO and founder of Sherri Johnson Coaching & Consulting, LLC. She’s worked in residential real estate for 21 years, and she was “directly responsible for leading more than $1.6 billion in annual sales” in addition to recruiting, training and coaching thousands of real estate agents. “Creating and building strong brand culture and turn-around change management are some of my strongest skills,” she explains.

Keeping up in a hot market can be difficult, but this associate broker is doing it with Inman Select

Laura Levy is a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, specializing in home sales in Lyons and Boulder, Colorado. Her activity in such a vibrant market means Levy needs the right tools in her kit to find buyers and sellers — and …

Buying a Home Is Cheaper Than Renting in the Majority of the US

The results of the 2018 Rental Affordability Report from ATTOM show that buying a median-priced home is more affordable than renting a three-bedroom property in 54% of U.S. counties analyzed for the report. The updated numbers show that renting a three-bedroom property in the United States requires an average of 38.8% of income. The least affordable market for renting… Read More

Home Buying Myths Slayed [INFOGRAPHIC]

  Some Highlights: The average down payment for first-time homebuyers is only 6%! Despite mortgage interest rates being over 4%, rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rents in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to fall.

Technology and Teams: Lead Programs Fuel Statewide Expansion

Are you wondering how top producers are utilizing lead generation and other online tools? In the following interview, Thomas Brown of The Agency Texas, a rapidly-growing boutique agency, talks about implementing a lead program that works. Name: Thomas Brown, The Agency Texas Official Title: Founder/Owner Region Served: State of Texas Years in Real Estate: 20 […]

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Technology and Teams: Lead Programs Fuel Statewide Expansion

Are you wondering how top producers are utilizing lead generation and other online tools? In the following interview, Thomas Brown of The Agency Texas, a rapidly-growing boutique agency, talks about implementing a lead program that works. Name: Thomas Brown, The Agency Texas Official Title: Founder/Owner Region Served: State of Texas Years in Real Estate: 20 […]

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Teamwork and Collaboration

In the following interview, Todd Priest, broker of HomeSmart PV & Associates in Modesto, Calif., discusses the advantages of the brand, challenges in the market, and more. Region Served: Stanislaus, San Joaquin, Merced and Fresno Counties Years in Real Estate: 28 Number of Offices: 3 Number of Agents: 267 Best Time Management Tip: Keep things […]

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Disenfranchised First-Timers: Solving the Need for Entry-Level Housing

This month’s National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Power Broker Roundtable discusses the affordable housing shortage, and potential solutions. Moderator Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager, The Keyes Company, Miami, Fla.; Liaison for Large Firms & Industry Relations, NAR Panelists Bill Plattos, Executive Vice President, First Team Realty, Orange County, Calif.   Dan Forsman, President & CEO, […]

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Anne M. Lusk: Serving the Needs of Today’s Customers

Vitals: Lusk & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty Years in Business: 4 Size: 1 office, 30 agents Regions Served: Lancaster, Lebanon, Dauphin, Berks, York, Adams, Franklin, Cumberland, Perry and Chester counties 2017 Sales Volume: $128,431,000 2017 Transactions: 419 sides www.luskandassociates.com/eng As someone who loves serving others, and also with a deep fondness of homes, Anne M. […]

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