Realty Executives Tucson Elite recognized as “Brokerage of the Month” for June 2017

Realty Executives Tucson Elite, with 10 offices throughout Southern Arizona, has been selected as Brokerage of the Month for June 2017 by Realty Executives International.

Led by CEO and Designated Broker Jeff Murtaugh, President John Dwyer and Senior Vice President Mark Shinn, Realty Executives Tucson Elite is home to more than 360 real estate professionals offering full-service real estate expertise to buyers and sellers throughout the region.  As a brokerage, the firm has garnered national recognition for agent productivity, with many individual real estate professionals and teams also receiving exclusive recognition for their sales achievements.

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How to budget for your next move

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There are many logistics to think about when planning a move, and your budget plays a key role. The price of the moving company you choose is an important concern, of course, but there are other costs to consider as well. Getting a detailed quote and budgeting for these extra costs ahead of time can help you save considerably on your move.

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7 Homebuyer costs to factor into your savings plan

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Purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments you will make in your entire lifetime. However, it can be difficult to evaluate exactly how much you will need out of pocket to purchase a home. Although much of the home is financed, you likely will still be responsible for additional home purchase costs. Some of the most common homebuyer costs are listed below.

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The first-time homebuyer’s guide to applying for a home loan

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Purchasing your first home can be one of the most exciting and overwhelmingly stressful experiences of your life. Yet, armed with the appropriate knowledge and information, you can define your budget, get pre-approved for your home loan, shop for the perfect house and close the transaction with confidence.

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Realty Executives Ranks in RISMedia’s 29th Annual Power Broker Report

RISMedia just announced the top 1,000 Power Broker firms in the U.S., and seven Realty Executives brokerages ranked among the best of the best. RISMedia’s Top 500 Power Broker Report based on 2016 sales volume was released earlier this spring in Real Estate magazine.  The Top 1,000 Power Broker report ranks firms by both 2016 transactions and sales volume.  In addition to the rankings, the report paints a clear picture of how the leading brokerages across the country are both setting and adjusting to trends, while gearing up for a low-inventory environment. Continue reading

Realty Executives agents rank among America’s most productive agents

 

Realty Executives agents named in REAL Trends “The Thousand” and “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” rankings

Realty Executives is proud to announce that 55 teams and close to 90 individual agents have been featured in REAL Trends annual report, America’s Best Real Estate Agents, with the highest ranking agents and teams also included in REAL Trends renowned list, The Thousand. The prestigious national awards rankings represent less than 1 percent of America’s real estate practitioners.

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Realty Executives welcomes new Edmonton brokerage, adds 15 REALTORS® as newest Executives

 

Realty Executives International has signed its newest brokerage in Edmonton, Alberta welcoming 15 new real estate agents as its Executives. Led by Darlene Reid and Steven Reid, Rock Point Realty will be known as Realty Executives Vision. Darlene and Steven built their brokerage of 15 agents into a distinct powerhouse by offering buyers and sellers cash back and flat rate listings, coupled with unparalleled personal service and Edmonton real estate expertise.

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Realty Executives launches new brokerage in Ventura County, California

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Rick Pena, a 25-year real estate veteran, has left his position of Associate Broker at Keller Williams Realty to join the Realty Executives network. Pena is launching Realty Executives California Coast, a new brokerage with almost 10 agents.

“When I was looking to find a real estate company that could provide the support that I needed, Realty Executives was the obvious choice. I remembered Realty Executives from back when I was in the title business – I liked the brand and the agents who worked there were very productive. Realty Executives’ CEO David Tedesco and I are also very much on the same page in terms of where the real estate industry is going, so Realty Executives was a natural fit for us,” says Pena.

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Realty Executives Metro ranked no. 1 brokerage in Brooklyn for closed sales

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Realty Executives Metro is the top-producing office in Brooklyn, NY, closing $135 million in sales volume from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, according to The Real Deal magazine. The outlet, which covers real estate news in the New York City market, analyzed MLS sales data for Brooklyn and then ranked the top 10 firms in the borough. Continue reading

Realty Executives celebrates Canadian Executives and 150th Anniversary of Canada

 

This year Canada is celebrating its sesquicentennial, 150 years of being a nation, and Realty Executives is proud to be a part of the fabric of this wonderful country.

“It’s an exciting time to be in real estate, especially in terms of the future growth of the industry. We have an incoming generation of young REALTORS® and the opportunity to provide them with education and a foundation that they will undoubtedly use to shape the real estate landscape,” says Wayne Zuk, Saskatchewan Regional Developer and Broker/Owner of Realty Executives Saskatoon.

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