Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Names Leah Gibbons as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Brokerage

WAV Group congratulates Leah Gibbons and wishes her well in the new role of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Brokerage. We look forward to collaborating with her.

By |2021-08-31T13:41:41-07:00September 1st, 2021|Announcements|0 Comments

Please Join Us in Donating to REALTORS® for Relief from Hurricane Ida in Louisiana

With the hottest real estate market in history, many REALTORS® and clients have lost thousands of potential transactions and billions of dollars in value. REALTORS® are in desperate need of our help to get their families to safety and then to begin the expensive and arduous task of re-building their homes and their businesses.

By |2021-08-31T12:30:29-07:00August 31st, 2021|Announcements, News|0 Comments

F.C. Tucker Company and Front Porch Real Estate Join Forces

F.C. Tucker, Indiana’s largest independently owned real estate firm, has joined forces with Front Porch Real Estate – a 190-agent independent real estate brokerage with offices in central and southeastern Indiana. This increases F.C. Tucker’s market share by 3.5 percent.

Two Mega-MLSs Connect on Common Data Platform

MARIS and NorthstarMLS understand that data is one of the most coveted resources on the planet. Today, data is the water in real estate’s ecosystem. Without water, there would be no life, just as data is essential to making real estate markets function. These two mega-MLSs are working to provide agents friction-free access to data. And that ultimately benefits consumers. How? MARIS and NorthstarMLS are working together, using NorthstarMLS’s Common Data Platform, to make real estate markets in the Greater Midwest work better by unifying the marketplace around shared listing data. This effort removes the toll gate that currently forces [...]

Broker Resource Network Launches Powerfully with Attractive Opportunity for Firm Owners

The Broker Resource Network (“BRN”) issued their first press release today. Since January, the network has been forming through the efforts of one broker calling another, then another, and so on. In a short number of months, the group took shape and through accounting, these firms combine to represent the fourth largest group of brokers in real estate.

By |2021-06-16T14:35:47-07:00June 15th, 2021|Announcements, Press Releases|0 Comments

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Names Michael Pappas Chairman of the Board

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) announced today that Michael Pappas of The Keyes Family of Companies has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors. The board provides strategic guidance for LeadingRE®, a global network of 550 market-leading real estate firms in 70 countries.

By |2021-06-14T10:19:46-07:00June 14th, 2021|Announcements, Press Releases|0 Comments

Lone Wolf’s Executive Team Takes Shape

In a release today, Lone Wolf has provided structure to their leadership offerings by organizing their outward facing executives by customer audience. “Our technology has always been built for real estate professionals, by real estate professionals,” said Jimmy Kelly, CEO and president of Lone Wolf.

By |2021-06-02T08:11:06-07:00June 2nd, 2021|Acquisitions, Announcements, Press Releases|0 Comments

Former HomeSeekers CEO, John Giaimo launches New Venture

In the early 90s, John Giaimo founded HomeSeekers and took the company public. Since then, Giaimo has been an active real estate entrepreneur launching Realty Times, Realty Times TV, cable and satellite TV shows, and numerous other ventures. I was able to catch up with John to learn a bit more about his new venture, BringitHomeCommunities.com.

By |2021-05-28T08:43:41-07:00May 27th, 2021|Announcements, Broker-Agent Information, IDX|4 Comments

OneKey® MLS adds Three Data and Technology Experts to its Board of Managers to help keep REALTORS® relevant and profitable

Gone are the days when decisions can be made over months and even years. To compete effectively against the smart capital entering real estate, MLSs need to learn how to think and act like a technology company. They need to make well-informed decisions quickly with the help of technology innovators that know what it takes to deliver technology that REALTORS® value.

By |2021-07-02T10:08:41-07:00May 25th, 2021|Announcements, MLS, Press Releases|0 Comments

Victor Lund Interviews Lone Wolf Executives Matt Keenan and Jimmy Kelly

In this video interview, Victor Lund of WAV Group meets with Lone Wolf CEO, Jimmy Kelly and Chief Revenue Officer, Matt Keenan about their recent announcement to acquire Lion Desk and HomeSpotter. The interview digs into many important strategic trends in the real estate industry; including point solutions vs. platforms, and Lone Wolf’s people, process, data philosophy. This strategy influences Lone Wolf acquisitions and is the guiding principles of the Lone Wolf marketplace and workflow integrations.

By |2021-05-17T10:09:36-07:00May 17th, 2021|Acquisitions, Announcements, Interview, News|0 Comments

eXp Gets Creative With Quarterly Results Announcement

On Tuesday of next week, eXp will be releasing their earnings. By all accounts they are expected to join their peer group and beat analyst estimates. If you look at the trends, you would say that eXp is likely to stay flat when they issue their quarterly results. Apparently, the larger looming financial influence of COVID on the market is dampening the market performance of companies who have clearly benefited from COVID. Real Estate is at an all-time record high.

By |2021-05-13T17:07:51-07:00May 13th, 2021|Announcements, News|1 Comment