Unstoppable: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices—Building an Unwavering, Unrelenting Team
Editor’s Note: This is the cover story in the August 2020 issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine. Subscribe today. RISMedia invited Allan Dalton to pen this month’s cover story—given his status as a long-time executive, thought leader and author—in order to provide an insider’s view of the leadership mission at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Thanks to […]
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Pending Home Sales Slowing, But Prices Still Rising
Pending sales are slowing entering the last summer month, likely due to seasonal trends, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report. For the week ending July 25, pending sales were up 16.1 percent year-over-year. Month-over-month, newly pending sales are down 1.4 percent. The markets have sped up—days on market is now 14 days, a day faster […]
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Becoming the Trusted Neighborhood Resource
How Content and Information Empower California Broker A lot of real estate professionals strive to put community first, but probably not quite the same way Jason Farris does. After all, not many can say that their real estate brokerage started out as an information-packed local blog. But that’s exactly the case for Farris, who expanded […]
Broker Webinar: The Ideal Tech Stack
What to Consolidate, Integrate and Eliminate to Keep You Profitable in Any Market What: RISMedia is proud to offer this broker webinar—”The Ideal Tech Stack: What to Consolidate, Integrate and Eliminate to Keep You Profitable in Any Market”—sponsored by Inside Real Estate and featuring Workman Success Systems Coach Cleve Gaddis as moderator, Alissa Harper of Inside […]
Budge Huskey: Ready for Pent-Up Demand
Vitals: Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Years in business: 22 Size: 40 offices, 1,300-plus sales associates Regions served: Florida’s Gulf Coast from Naples to Tampa Bay, Central Florida including Orlando; and in the North Carolina regions of Charlotte, Lake Norman, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Linville and Asheville 2019 sales volume: $5.2 billion 2019 transactions: 6,790 www.premiersothebysrealty.com […]
Survey: How Agents Feel About the State of the Real Estate Market During COVID
As the real estate industry has been impacted by the negative effects of COVID-19, we surveyed agents to see how they felt about the current state of the industry and how it has affected their business. The state of the real estate industry is treacherous, but agents found some comfort in the market and believe […]
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Laying the Foundation for Long-Term Success
Andy Brumbaugh Owner/Broker in Charge Kristen Brumbaugh Co-Owner JP & Associates REALTORS® Magnolia Group Lexington, S.C. www.andrewbrumbaugh.jparmagnolia.com Region served: Columbia, S.C., with growth into Charleston and plans to eventually break into the Greenville/Spartanburg market. Years in real estate: Andy: 15; Kristen: 16 Number of offices: 3 Number of agents: 100 Best time management tip: […]
Thoughts on Leadership: A Is for Accountability
While I touched on the topic within my ABCs in last week’s blog post, I thought I’d go deeper this week into one letter: A, which we can associate with accountability. Here’s how accountability was defined as the “A” in our leadership ABCs: [Accountability] is the backbone of effective leadership. Holding people accountable is key to creating a […]
Despite Pandemic, June Marks Two Consecutive Months of Increased Contract Activity
The recent flare-up in COVID cases hasn’t slowed the U.S. housing markets, according to the latest Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). For June, pending home sales increased 16.6 percent, marking the second consecutive month of increasing contract activity. The index is now at 116.1 on a national level—according […]
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How the Broker Public Portal With Homesnap Is Winning the Minds and Hearts of Consumers
When brokerage and MLS leaders first came together nearly six years ago to discuss the Broker Public Portal (BPP), I had the good fortune of being in the room. At the time, real estate search was dominated and operated by ad companies, not brokerage or MLS firms. The Zillows of the world used our listing […]
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