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  • What Is The Future Of Real Estate Brokerage?

    Summary:

    Despite the constant buzz surrounding technology and its impact on the industry, it is unlikely it will replace the role of a trusted real estate advisor...

  • REALTOR® PROfile: Maggie McQueen & Bobbie Chipman

    Summary:

    From Survival to Thriving: How one Broker beat the odds & another gave her a chance to succeed. When Maggie McQueen walked into John L. Scott Real Estate four years ago, she had no idea how taking that step would change her entire life...

  • Lawsuits Against Our Industry: Are We Under Attack?

    Summary:

    Over the past few months, numerous lawsuits have been filed against the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and some of the large national franchisers alleging that they are engaged in a massive conspiracy against housing consumers to maintain a certain commission level and sharing arrangement. Some commentators have said that they believe this is the beginning of the end of the cooperation and compensation structure of the North American brokerage market.

  • When Will It Make A Difference In Brokerage Strategy?

    Summary:

    We reviewed a new dashboard from one of the largest transaction management firms in North America a few weeks back. The current data on the performance of agents and the brokerage was incredible. Even more, it had a forecasting toolset that allowed brokerage firms...

  • U.S. Median Listing Price Hits $300,000

    Summary:

    Based on homes advertised on realtor.com's website, the U.S. median home listing price crossed into uncharted territory in March, increasing 7 percent year-over-year and hitting $300,000 for the first time.

  • Trends In Valuations and Mergers & Acquisitions

    Summary:

    The real estate market is softening, and home sellers who were accustomed to being in a strong negotiating position are seeing their advantage slip away. As go homes sales, so go brokerage sales, said Scott Wright, vice president of REAL Trends at the DealMAKERS conference, a precursor to the annual Gathering of Eagles meeting.

  • Brokerage Valuation: What's Impacting The Value of Your Firm?

    Summary:

    Brokerage Valuation: What's Impacting The Value of Your Firm? What are the key factors to consider when evaluating the value of your brokerages?

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