Brokers Best

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Who’s Making What — CEO Pay Declines

June 9, 2015
The nation’s largest Realtor associations enjoyed continued recovery in 2013, a year when revenue rose 3.6 percent to $464 million. While the nation’s 40 largest Realtor associations saw revenue growth, they paid their CEOs less. CEO pay fell 5.8 percent in 2013. In its most extensive annual survey yet, Real Estate Broker’s Insider looked at tax returns…To read more — login/sign up


Brokers Continue to Pinch Pennies

May 13, 2015
The real estate market has returned to health, but many brokers, chastened by the depth of the Great Recession, continue to pinch pennies. Real Estate Broker’s Insider asked three brokers about the lessons they learned from the Great Recession, and how they’re applying them to their companies during the recovery. Jim Imhoff, chairman and chief executive…To read more — login/sign up


Brokers Investing in Bigger Offices

April 29, 2015
In another sign that bricks-and-mortar offices are making a comeback, First Team Real Estate recently opened a shiny new office in Anaheim Hills, CA. The new 9,200-square-foot office replaces a 4,000-square-foot space. Because the company boasts double-digit market share in Anaheim Hills, investing in an office made sense, says spokesman Jeff Gibson. "It communicates commitment…To read more — login/sign up


Keeping the Brokerage in the Family

April 14, 2015
Many brokers like the idea that the company they’ve built will keep going strong into the future. Of course, that’s easier said than done, particularly if the goal is to keep the company in the family. In the April issue of Real Estate Broker’s Insider management expert Noel Tichy offers four suggestions for getting your kids interested…To read more — login/sign up