Category Archives: Real Estate News

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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Which Demographics Are Driving Homeownership in 2021?

a key going into a door, symbolizing homeownership

The past year has been — excuse us — unprecedented for many Americans. With the pandemic still influencing Americans’ ability to work, move and navigate life, it’s no surprise that it is also shaping homeownership trends in 2021. However, other factors, including changing family dynamics and generational shifts, are also making a mark on home purchases this year.

Looking for an overview? Here are some of the top demographics driving the market in 2021.

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Realty Executives Sudduth Realty Recognized as Top Auction Firm

Mark, Donna, and Caitlin Sudduth at the Wichita Business Journal awards.
Donna, Mark, and Caitlin Sudduth at the Wichita Business Journal Awards.

Realty Executives Sudduth Realty and Auctions, Inc. has been honored as the 2021 Top Auction Firm with the Wichita Business Journal. As a full-service real estate brokerage led by Broker/Owner Mark Sudduth, this Augusta business takes client service to the next level by specializing in traditional sales and real estate auctions. Experiencing explosive growth in the past few years, the firm has become one of the leading auction firms in south central Kansas.

“Contrary to what some may believe, hosting an auction is not ‘giving away’ a property. In fact, effective marketing allows us to successfully increase visibility for unique homes, farms, ranches, and investment properties- properties that are often time incomparable to others in the area.  Although it isn’t appropriate for every client and property, an auction can be a great option to consider. We view it as an additional service that our Executives have in their arsenal,” says Sudduth.

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Realty Executives Elite All Stars Opens in Northern California

Realty Executives Elite All Stars logo next to Broker/Owner William Cering.

Realty Executives International is excited to announce the opening of Realty Executives Elite All Stars, located in Roseville, CA. The newest California brokerage is another successful addition for the real estate franchisor, who renewed their focus on growth and retention in the new year.

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realtors earn 2021 digital marketing executive certification

Multi-colored digital marketing executive logo. Large "x" stacked above "DMX" and "CERTIFIED".

Realty Executives International is proud to announce that 636 of the franchisor’s Realtors® participated in the 2021 Digital Marketing Executive (DMX) certification program.  These Realtors® represent over 90 independently owned and operated Realty Executives brokerages throughout North America.

The four-week training course, offered annually to all agents, brokers, owners, and administrators, is in its fifth iteration with the brand. Participants in the course complete two hour-long sessions per week and supplemental coursework, totaling 12 hours of education.  The DMX content is customized each year to provide the timeliest and in-demand subject matter for real estate professionals. Due to this dynamic structure, those who previously earned the certification are encouraged to recertify each year.

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Realty Executives The Executive Team Extends Partnership with Franchisor

Realty Executives The Executive Team, of Hattiesburg, MS, is proud to announce they have committed to another five years with the Realty Executives brand.

Joining the network in 1999, this renewal marks over 22 years with the international real estate franchisor. The Executive Team has successfully expanded their footprint over the years. The brokerage includes 18 agents in two offices, Hattiesburg and Petal, that serve the communities of Southeast Mississippi. Hattiesburg native and Broker/Owner Jim Stroo started his career in real estate in 1993 with Better Homes and Garden. Opening his own brokerage in 1999, Stroo focused on being the local expert in his market and evolving his expertise.  Stroo joined the Hattiesburg Area Association of Realtors Board of Directors in 1993 and continues to be an active member of the organization, including serving as President in 2004 and 2015.

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Leading Brokerages Honored with Realty Executives Excellence Awards

Realty Executives International is excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Realty ExcellenceⓇ Market Leader awards. Eleven Realty Executives brokerages were honored for their commitment to growth, expansion, and productivity in their local communities. 

The annual Market Leader award is given to franchisees with 100+ agents, or 20-plus percent market share (based on transactions in the MLS). This year’s winners include: 

2020 Realty Executives Market Leaders

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Realty Executives of San Antonio Renews Brand Partnership, Continues Brown Family Legacy

Realty Executives of San Antonio is proud to announce a renewal with the Realty Executives brand, continuing on the legacy built by Broker/Owners Rick and Mavis Brown.

Opening in 1993, this renewal marks over 25 years with the international real estate franchisor for the Texas brokerage. Realty Executives of San Antonio has been a stronghold in the local real estate market over the years, recruiting only the most qualified agents looking to build a successful and long-term career in real estate.

“Rick believed in quality over quantity and that will never change,” Designated Broker Charlie Ruffo said. “Our office is made up of true professionals that care about their community and the clients that live there. Their commitment to exceptional customer service and being the local expert is the driving force behind our success.”

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Realty Executives Exceptional RealtorsⓇ Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Coming together in 2001, Broker/Owners  Doug Radford and Kyle Poskitt opened an independent real estate brokerage with the goal of building a company with the finest RealtorsⓇ in the industry. Unlike other brokerages, Realty Executives Exceptional RealtorsⓇ recognized that RealtorsⓇ spend far too much time doing non real estate activities. So they developed a support center to provide the highest high level of marketing, technology and administrative support for their team. This has allowed their associates to excel, by focusing their time on what they do best; working hard with buyer and seller clients, spending more time with their families and  giving back to the communities they serve.

Over the last 20 years, the agents at Realty Executives Exceptional RealtorsⓇ have been able to differentiate themselves with their market knowledge, professionalism and passion for helping their clients.

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Realty Executives Continues Brokerage Growth with Opening of Realty Executives Nexus

Doris and Armando Sanchez, Broker/Owners of Realty Executives of Eagle Pass and Del Rio, have announced the opening of a new brokerage in the San Antonio, Texas market.

The San Antonio brokerage, Realty Executives Nexus, will be the third brokerage the Sanchez Salinas and Associates, LLC group has opened under the Realty Executives brand. Nexus will serve the Northwest communities of San Antonio and surrounding areas. The brokerage expansion marks a success for the broker/owners and international franchisor, as they have renewed focus on growth in Texas in the year ahead.

“Doris and Armando have been excellent partners to work with throughout their career with us, and we are excited to see this new opportunity come their way.” Patrick van den Bossche, President of Realty Executives International, said. “We always try to encourage our Brokers and Executives to take the next steps in their careers when possible and the Sanchez Salinas family has done that time and time again within their businesses.”

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