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Realty Executives Agents and Teams Ranks High in “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” 

Realty Executives is thrilled to present that 95 of its agents and 81 of its teams have been featured in the 2019 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Professionals” rankings. These prestigious rankings list elite agents and teams across the United States, representing less than 15 percent of America’s top real estate agents and their brands. This is REAL Trends’ seventh year producing the ranking. 

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Realty Executives Premiere Welcomes Lisa Hoffmann as Director of Agent Development

Realty Executives Premiere is excited to announce that Lisa Hoffmann has joined as Director of Agent Development, bringing her skills and passion to work with new and experienced agents across Illinois. As part of her new role, Hoffmann will offer a whole new curriculum for Executives while incorporating elements of Realty Executives’  EXEC™ University, and will conduct one-on-one classes that are focused on agents’ long-term goals.

Hoffmann will be a great asset to Realty Executives Premiere as they focus on bringing in new energy and attracting new Executives to the brand. The office takes pride in developing its Executives, providing onsite coaching to help them escalate their real estate careers and perform at the highest level.

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Realty Executives International Launches EXEC University

Realty Executives International, one of the nation’s leading real estate companies for over 50 years, is excited to announce the launch of its signature agent training program, EXEC™University. EXEC™University is a unique training program laser-focused on propelling real estate agents to the next level in their careers, featuring a free, on-demand training library crafted to increase agent efficiency and productivity.

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Top Five Things Millennial Agents Want From Their Real Estate Brand

Technology is embedded into everything millennials do, which means millennials are relying on and expecting technology to enhance the way they work. This expectation has a direct impact on how technology is applied in most industries, including the real estate sector. Continue reading

Realty Executives Elite Announces Three Realtors® Certified as Accredited Commercial Practitioners

Realty Executives International is excited to announce that three Realtors from the Realty Executives Elite brokerage – Chris Budz, Jim Chipain and Maribel Salgado-Little – have recently been certified as an Accredited Commercial Practitioner (ACP) by the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®. The ACP certification is currently held by less than 100 brokers in the State of Illinois.

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When Should I Refinance My Mortgage?

Refinancing your mortgage could be a smart financial move. It largely depends on timing.

But how do you know when the time is right for you to refinance?

First: Do you plan to own the home much longer?

Refinancing your loan doesn’t happen without a few fees. The good news is that most of these fees will simply be rolled into your new loan, so you won’t need to pay a lump sum out of pocket.

But if you’re planning to sell the home in a few years, you may not hold the mortgage long enough to recover these fees. Refinancing really only makes sense if you plan to own the home for the next several years.

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AZ Business Magazine Names Realty Executives International in the “10 Best Places to Work in Arizona”

Realty Executives International, one of the nation’s leading real estate companies for over 50 years, is excited to announce it has been ranked in the “10 Best Places To Work in Arizona” by AZ Business Magazine. The company was selected based on its employee satisfaction score of 98/100, and its CEO, David Tedesco, received an approval rating of 99.

“Realty Executives has always been passionate to maintain a ‘people first’ culture,” said Tedesco. “Our culture fosters an open and collaborative work environment that is attractive to creative thought leaders who are incredible performers.”

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Tips for Organizing Your Holiday Décor

With the holidays approaching, it’s important to ensure that your decorations don’t end up in a complete mess after the holiday season ends. Maybe you’re dreading decorating because you remember the stress of storing all of your decorations last year. Or maybe you just don’t know where to start. Whatever stage you’re at in the decorating process, here are some of our best tips for organizing your holiday decor this season and beyond. Continue reading