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Realty Executives East Valley Broker/Owner Celebrates 15 Years Since Founding SEVRAR’S Leadership Development Program

Duane Washkowiak, the Broker/Owner of Realty Executives East Valley and vice president of the SouthEast Valley Regional Association of REALTORS® (SEVRAR) is celebrating 15 years since he established the SEVRAR Leadership Development Program. Founded in 2004, the leadership program works to build local communities and create better leaders and REALTORS®.

Washkowiak designed the program after graduating from the Tempe Leadership Program and brought his experience to SEVRAR. He realized that behind every successful REALTOR® is a sense of community and the more you know about and are involved in your community, the more successful you are likely to be.

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A Tale of Two States: Phoenix a Hot Market for Nebraskans

 

When Fremont native Bart Mruz settled down in Phoenix, Arizona, he didn’t expect that so many of his fellow Nebraskans would follow.

Mruz is a real estate agent in Phoenix for the brokerage Realty Executives. As part of his job, he specializes in helping people from his home state to buy and sell property in his adopted state.

And the market is hot, Mruz said. On average, he sees 20 to 25 purchases per month from the eastern Nebraska area. He knows about 30 people from Fremont that have purchased property there.

“I call it a tale of two states,” he said. “You’d be shocked, especially on Cornhusker game days, how many people are down here at the bars. There’s a huge presence.”

 

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REALTOR® Safety Month: Safety Tips and Tricks for Real Estate Professionals

Working in real estate may seem like a safe and secure career to most, however, those who have careers in the real estate industry know there are many dangers to the job. Real estate agents are susceptible to robberies, attacks or even kidnappings. Most of an agent’s work does not give them the security of an office, making them easy targets. Continue reading

Realty Executives International Congratulates 2015 Award Winners

2015 Realty Executives International Awards

In 1965, Realty Executives founder Dale Rector started out with the leading-edge concept of 100% commission for agents. His innovative idea attracted top producing real estate professionals to become “Executives” and forever changed the real estate industry. Today, Realty Executives International boasts a 50-year legacy of innovation, a foundation that has drawn in generations of the industry’s leading real estate professionals. Every year, it is our honor to recognize the very best of the best through our annual awards program.

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