We see the emergence of homeownership portals happening now. We anticipate that homeownership portals will replace or transform property search portals and real estate CRMs.
Today, we can officially recognize that Plunk has accomplished so much. You can now see Plunk’s Home Value, Home Ticker, and Market Insights live across the housing industry including online sites, agent products, brokerages, MLS Providers, and CRM solutions.
One undeniable superpower of the Keller Williams brand is training. Keller Williams GO Network has taken education of their agents to the next level. While Keller Williams is not the only company focused on training, they do happen to be revered by many, to be the leader in education and training in the real estate industry.
There is a certain DNA to Howard Hanna. Despite the company’s size and breadth of market coverage, they have developed a company culture that attracts and welcomes legendary firms like Beverly-Hanks REALTORS®. This is the 22nd merger in the past five years by the Hanna family of companies.
In the real estate industry, one of the brightest stars is Ben Kinney. Kinney recently announced the hiring of two rockstars who are going to forward drive the business services and technology platform, PLACE, and make the consumer facing website a success.
Something that you do not see very often in real estate is a lockbox vendor replacement. They rarely happen because of the number of lockboxes out in the field. Unless the vendor relationship breaks down or the vendor is mandating that the old lockboxes be replaced or are unsupported – ultimately, change does not happen. MIBOR made the change to begin using bluetooth-enabled Master Lock boxes.
As we sort through what our collective new normal will be, random acts of human kindness and other stories inspire me as they continue to emerge as unexpected consequences of this epic tragedy.
Agents across the state of Louisiana will gain access to statewide data while keep the software they are using today all for one statewide MLS fee.
I attend many of the classes at these events, not only to soak in the beauty of the art form and watch my daughter in her “happy place”, but also to listen to the life lessons and advice the teachers impart on their students.
WAV GROUP Managing Partners, Clients Prevail in RISMedia’s Top 2020 Newsmakers & Swanepoel Power 200
The new year brings many reasons for celebration at WAV Group as managing partners Marilyn Wilson, Victor Lund and a number of our clients are recognized on RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers and Swanepoel’s Power 200 rankings.
Vince Malta has a lifelong commitment to serving REALTORS® first serving in state leadership for the California Association of REALTORS® and now putting his insights and expertise to work at the federal level for nearly 20 years.
Last week, I wrote a blog post asking, “What does your firm do to pay it back?” and asked for stories from other brokerages and received a couple of responses worth sharing. The Century 21 partnership with Easterseals started in 1979, and since that time, C21 independent franchisees and affiliated sales professionals donated $123 million to Easterseals.