Category Archives: Executives in the News

Realtors Give Time, Money to Communities

By: Sandra Clark | Our Town Leaders, West Knoxville

The Realtors at Realty Executives Associates preparing to clean up Lakeshore Park.
Realty Executives agents get instruction from Lakeshore Conservancy staff before beginning cleanup.

Charitable giving has continued to rise among Realtor associations, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors. The Community Aid and Real Estate Report – CARE – offers insight into the monetary and volunteer contributions of NAR members, broker-owners and association executives or multiple listing service staff.

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Innovative Regional Office Debuts for Missouri Realty Executives

The owners of Realty Executives' new regional hub in Missouri.
From left to right: Patrick van den Bossche, Chuck Maher, Kim Maher, Todd Matoushek, and Chris Matoushek

Realty Executives MidAmerica Region, Realty Executives Premiere, and Realty Executives of St. Louis have announced the future opening of an innovative collaborative service center in Imperial, Missouri. This business center, boasting conference space, training facilities, and closing offices, will be operated by two independently owned and operated brokerages in the region.  This one-of-a-kind hub is symbolic of the brand’s unity in Missouri and its commitment to expanding its real estate footprint throughout the state.

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One Realtor’s Message to “Share a Spare”

Lynda and Loyd Brookshire of Gulf Shores, Alabama.  Loyd is dealing with kidney disease.

When Realtor® Lynda Brookshire shares her tagline “Live your best life at the Alabama Gulf Coast,” she is thinking beyond real estate and relocating to sandy shores. Along with helping clients find their dream home, she is dedicated to letting the community know that health is wealth. Her friends and family tease that “she is gonna get you a house or get you a kidney…or both.”

Brookshire and her husband, Loyd, moved to Gulf Shores in October 2017.  After a series of health challenges that landed Loyd in the hospital multiple times within a span of two years, Brookshire realized it was her mission to increase awareness for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), organ donation, and the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. She believes sharing their experience can help others give, receive, or maximize the gift of life.

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Top Real Estate Agent Johanna Rivera Opens New Brokerage in Lake Hopatcong

The grand opening of Realty Executives Property Squad.
Johanna Rivera and her team at the grand opening celebration of Realty Executives Property Squad.

Johanna Rivera, a top real estate agent in northern New Jersey, has announced the opening of her new brokerage, Realty Executives Property Squad in Lake Hopatcong.  The new office, which is located within Jefferson Township, offers services in Morris, Sussex, Union, Essex, Passaic, and Bergen counties.

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Real Estate Professionals Combine Talents to Form Dickson Brokerage

The owners of Realty Executives Hometown Living in Dickson, TN.

Three top Realtors® in Dickson, Tennessee, have joined forces to take their already successful real estate practices to the next level. The trio announced the opening of their new brokerage, Realty Executives Hometown Living, in the first quarter of 2022. 

Realty Executives Hometown Living combines the talent and resources of Paul Bullington, Tia Armstrong, and Beth Edwards. All three owners have high-performing real estate businesses but sought an avenue to progress their careers, build a legacy, and continue to expand their footprint. The trio concluded that merging to create a cohesive leadership team and leveraging the power of an established and respected franchise was the perfect opportunity to develop in Dickson and beyond. 

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Executive Spotlight: Angie Wilder

Angie Wilder of Realty Executives of St. Louis.

After several years in the corporate world, Executive Angie Wilder decided that traditional office life was not her style. As someone who is highly social and prioritizes relationships, she sought a career that provided both a continuous path forward and fulfillment. Angie jumped into the real estate industry as a marketing specialist but quickly determined that her calling was to help people who were in the middle of making the biggest financial decisions in life: buying and selling homes.

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Realty Executives of Flagstaff Supports Habitat for Humanity with Special Initiative Program

A group photo of Execs from Realty Executives of Flagstaff in the Habitat for Humanity build.

Realty Executives of Flagstaff, the longest-running real estate brokerage in Flagstaff, is committed to supporting Habitat for Humanity of Northern Arizona. The firm participated in several programs to raise over $16,000 for the charity last year.

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Realty Executives Mountain Properties Opens in Hamburg, NJ

A group photo of the team at Realty Executives Mountain Properties.
The full-service, premium brokerage serves Crystal Springs, Great Gorge Village, the Mountain Creek Ski Area, and greater Sussex County.

Realty Executives International and the New Jersey Region are pleased to announce the official opening of Realty Executives Mountain Properties in Hamburg, New Jersey. This full-service, premium real estate brokerage boasts two convenient locations at the Grand Cascades Lodge and the intersection of Routes 94 and 23. Led by owners Glenn Schechter and Jason Quitne, the brokerage specializes in the resort area of Crystal Springs, Great Gorge Village, the Mountain Creek Ski Area, and greater Sussex County.

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Andrea Martone: Giving It All When It Comes to Giving Back

The Realty Executives Platinum Agents’ owner is passionate about getting involved in the communities she serves.

Andrea Martone, owner of Realty Executives Platinum Agents.

Andrea Martone, a top New Jersey Realtor® and the owner of Realty Executives Platinum Agents, has an unquenchable passion for real estate combined with compassion for her community… and both of those qualities are evident through her dedication to both her clients and community service.

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There’s a Yard Sign… So Why Are We Driving Past It?

homes on a street with yard signs in front of them

As Realty Executives’ Jeff Ross and Renee Gaun were driving clients around their well-loved city of Flagstaff, Arizona, they were asked a common question:

Why don’t buyers’ agents show every property displaying a yard sign?

It’s a legitimate question from many prospective buyers, and an often-unrecognized service provided by the realtor. Read on to learn why a realtor may skip some homes, and how working with an Executive simplifies your home search.

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