Maria Patterson

Maria Patterson is RISMedia’s executive vice president.

Posts by Maria Patterson

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…

RISMedia’s 2024 Power Broker Report: Continued Pain, Then Hopes of Gain

Editor’s note: The Top 1,000 brokerage firms ranked by sales volume and transactions are available to Premier members here. Information on becoming a Premier member is also available at this link. Inflation. Interest rates. Inventory shortage. Add to that a court decision that found major real estate players guilty of price fixing—along with the contagion…

A World Without Bounds: Inside the Business and Pleasure of Global Real Estate Deals

Above, Villa O’Calm, Saint Barthelemy, from LeadingRE memberSibarth Real Estate. Photo: Hugo Allard. Search MNPH on luxuryportfolio.com.  In a real estate industry that has been riddled with strife—from inflation and high interest rates to a scarcity of inventory—finding new ways to grow brokerage business has become more challenging than ever before.  For the members of…

Defining the Path to Success

RE/MAX Co-Founder Dave Liniger. Photography by Michael Weschler. Bold. Wise. Wildly successful—all apt ways to describe real estate icon Dave Liniger. In his latest book—”The Perfect 10: 10 Leadership Principles to Achieve True Independence, Extreme Wealth, and Huge Success”—the RE/MAX co-founder recounts many pivotal moments over the course of his storied career in order to…

Brokers Take a Confident but Realistic Approach to 2024

Above, from left, Michele Harrington, CEO, First Team Real Estate; Craig Cheatham, President & CEO, The Realty Alliance; Gretchen Pearson, President/Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties; and David Romero, EVP of Growth, Realty ONE Group. Photo by Aidan Whalen.  Exactly two weeks after the bombshell ruling in the Burnett vs. NAR trial was delivered, five…