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Jenn Rooks joined the team at Realty Executives International as the Communications Manager in the Spring of 2013. She brings more than 15 years of experience in the Realty Executives brand to her role as she has proudly supported Executives at the company’s flagship brokerage in Phoenix since 1997.

5 Home renovation projects to take on this summer

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Whether you want to update your home, customize it, or integrate smart technology into your design, you can’t go wrong these high-value home renovation projects:

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Getting your AC ready for summer

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Summer is starting to heat up, and that means your energy bills may soon pay the price. About six percent of a household’s annual expenses come from cooling costs, resulting in a net $29 billion in utility spending each year across the country. That’s a lot of green!

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5 Tips for buying an AC unit online

The lifespan of an air conditioner is 15 to 20 years, depending on how often it’s used. But chances are you’re going to need to replace your AC unit at one point or another, and when you do you’ll probably have some questions. For example, is buying an air conditioner online safe? Or is it safe to buy a second-hand or refurbished AC unit? We asked a 25-year veteran of the HVAC industry all of the important AC questions so you don’t have to.

We spoke to Erik Bryan, a licensed HVAC contractor and owner of NewACUnit.com, and asked what you need to know about buying an air conditioner online.

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Realty Executives Integrity recognized as “Brokerage of the Month” for April 2017

Realty Executives Integrity, which serves home buyers and sellers throughout the entire southeastern Wisconsin area, has been recognized by Realty Executives International as the Brokerage of the Month for April 2017.

The company has gained the attention of local and national press for outstanding office culture and 2016 sales production. On April 27, 2017 The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel awarded Realty Executives Integrity with a “Top Workplace Award” for 2017. Now in it’s eighth year, the annual feature recognizes the best places to work in southeastern Wisconsin, as ranked by the employees (and in this case, real estate agents) themselves. Continue reading

Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors® selected as “Brokerage of the Month” for March 2017

Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors®, with offices throughout northern New Jersey and Pike County Pennsylvania, has been named the Brokerage of the Month for March 2017. The firm, which recently celebrated 15 years with the Realty Executives brand, continues to dominate their local market, opening new offices, garnering national recognition and serving the local community in meaningful ways.

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Deneen Ruffolo voted Most Valuable Executive in Great Lakes Region

Deneen Rufollo voted Most Valuable Executive

Deneen Ruffolo walked away with the coveted Most Valuable Executive Award at the Realty Executives Great Lakes Region awards banquet last month. Voted on by over 250 Executives across the region (which includes Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan), the peer award honors outstanding staff members who are held in high esteem by their coworkers.

“I try to treat people the way I want to be treated, and be as supportive as I can,” says Ruffolo. “It only takes a moment to help someone, put a smile on their face, or just make them feel like they belong to a great office.”

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Realty Executives International announces top Executives for 2016

Realty Executives 2016 Awards

Realty Executives International is excited to announce the 2016 Executive Awards recipients. These awards honor the production achievements of Executives across our network, celebrating their hard work and dedication over the past year.

“Our annual agent growth rate is over 20% across the entire US and Canadian market,” says CEO of Realty Executives International David Tedesco. “And our core of strong, high-performing Executives and teams is a big part of our success.”

The 2016 Executive Awards recognizes top agents, teams and brokerages.

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