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Interview: Andy Florance on Restoring Transparency and Putting Agents ‘Back in Front of America’

Above, a screenshot from one of Homes.com’s new ads featuring Dan Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” fame and SNL’s Heidi Gardner.  During one of America’s most enduring traditions, Super Bowl Sunday, Homes.com plans to make history, regardless of who takes home the championship trophy.  Through four commercials reaching some 113 million viewers, the rapidly ascending real…

Maintaining a True Team Culture

Shane Bronson Florida Regional Vice President & Vice President of Relocation Lamacchia Realty, Inc. Fort Lauderdale, Florida | https://www.lamacchiarealty.com  Region served: Fort Lauderdale, Florida and New England Years in real estate: 28 Number of offices: 13 Number of agents: 500 What ultimately attracted you to Lamacchia Realty, and what makes the brokerage a good fit…

Top-Notch Support and Service

Michael Gagne Broker/Owner HomeSmart First Choice Tilton, New Hampshire https://homesmart.com/real-estate-agent/new-hampshire/tilton/61448-michael-gagne/Welcome Munise Ulker Broker/Owner HomeSmart Success Realty Bedford, New Hampshire https://homesmart.com/real-estate-agent/new-hampshire/bedford/58132-munise-ulker-mba/Welcome Region served: New Hampshire Years in real estate: Michael: 20; Munise: 15 Number of offices: Michael: 2; Munise: 3 Number of agents: Michael: 7; Munise: 36 Can’t-live-without tech tool: Munise Ulker: A good CRM. It…

Leading the Way to Enduring Success

Tracy Mathews Owner Stacy Mathews Broker/Owner Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier Properties Houston, Texas | www.preproperties.com Region served: Galveston, Houston, Amarillo and Austin to West Lubbock, Fort Worth, Beaumont, Conroe, Dumas and Tyler Years in real estate: Stacy: 42; Tracy: 38 Number of offices: 21 Number of agents: 520 Talk about being part of the Berkshire…

A Supportive and Caring Culture

Dave Parks Broker/Owner Judie Parks Principal Broker/Owner, Director of Relocation and Business Development Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg, REALTORS® Louisville, Kentucky https://www.bhhsparksweisberg.com/ Region served: Greater Louisville and Kentuckiana Years in real estate: Dave: 21; Judie: 30 Number of offices: 5 Number of agents: 110 Talk about being part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network.  …

Identifying With Today’s Agents

Carol Mellander Broker/Owner, CENTURY 21 1st Class Homes Schaumberg, Illinois www.century21.com/real-estate-office/profile/century-21-1st-class-homes-10004808 Region served: Northwest suburbs of Chicago Years in real estate: 36 Number of offices: 1 Number of agents: 55 Motto/work philosophy that you live by: If you want something, work for it. You can be anything you want to be. Lesley Grand: What is…

Aligning With a Brokerage That Allows for Leadership Autonomy

Casey Brown CEO, Reliant Realty ERA Powered Nashville, Tennessee https://reliantrealty.com Region served: Southeast Tennessee and the East Coast of Florida Years in real estate: 23 Number of offices: 7 Number of agents: 800 Motto/work philosophy that you live by: “If you’re not first, you’re last,” and “expect the unexpected.” We’ve always prepared for the bad…

How a Collaborative Brokerage Achieves More Agent Goals

Gretchen Pearson President and CEO Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties Danville, California | www.bhhsdrysdale.com Region served: Northern California and Northern Nevada Years in real estate: 34 Number of offices: 53 Number of agents: 1,300 Lesley Grand: What would you point to as the chief benefits of being a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchisee?  Gretchen Pearson: Being…