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realtors earn 2021 digital marketing executive certification

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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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Pet safety: Summer fun with your furry friends

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Spend some time enjoying the beautiful summer days with your best furry friend.

As the days get longer and the weather warmer, it’s easy to get excited about all the fun activities to explore throughout the summer months! With many restrictions lifted, there are more and more opportunities to get out compared to last year. As we are sure is true for many of you, spending time outdoors or on the road with your furry best friend sounds incredible. So, as you ditch your jeans for shorts and coats for swimsuits, here are ways to enjoy the season and keep your pets safe in the summer.

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Creating an easy-breezy backyard oasis

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A tropical oasis, right outside the back door.

Are you pumped for summer but not for the backyard prep? We have you covered! Embracing the season should be anything but stressful. Here are some ways to fast-track your backyard for summer poolside vibes and serious relaxation.

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pool safety best practices for a fun summer

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Enjoying the cool splash of a swimming pool is one of the best feelings one could have during a heat wave, especially in the summer season. But the pleasure of the swimming pool comes with risks. To ensure your safety and the safety of the people around you, check out our tips and pool safety best practices for a fun summer.

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Have garage doors replaced the front door?

By Garage Door Enterprises

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In the last several decades, it has become a common trend for most Americans to use the garage door as the primary entrance to their home instead of the front door. In fact, surveys over the last fifteen years have found that up to 70% of homeowners enter their home exclusively through the garage door. This information has several important impacts for those who are either selling their home or looking to buy a new one. It means that you should now be considering visual appeal, safety, and convenience for a garage door system.

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Realty Executives Brokerages Continue to Attract Top Talent

Realty Executives International is excited to announce the 2020 recipients of the Realty ExcellenceⓇ Fastest Growing award. These award-winning brokerages demonstrated Executive growth and retention through a culmination of culture, brokerage leadership, support, and agent resources.

The annual Fastest Growing award is given to brokerages who achieve a 15 percent or higher increase in Executive headcount during the year . The 2020 winners include: 

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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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Realty Executives International Takes Full Ownership of Northern Arizona Brokerage

As part of its continued growth strategy, Realty Executives International announced today that it has acquired the remaining 50 percent of Realty Executives Northern Arizona. By fully investing in the Northern Arizona brokerage, the corporate office now has significant skin in the game, giving both management and franchisees more incentive to produce results.

Broker/Owner Don Bonnell will continue to oversee the operations of the Northern Arizona brokerage, as he has since 2005. The acquisition includes expanded support and enhanced services in order to develop a deeper business relationship with the brokerage.

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How New Material Graphene Can Make Smart Homes Smarter

Originally published in inman.com.

We are in an era where sustainability, energy savings, solar options, innovations, engineering and smart home tech knowledge are all extremely important to consumers, business leaders and employees trying to make a difference in the world. In 2018 alone, the U.S. spent $19.8 billion on smart home technology. I predict a new material called graphene will revolutionize the smart home industry and become a key factor in smart home technology advancements and innovations.

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Realty Executives International Announces Strategic Growth Investment With Mid-America Region

Realty Executives International is excited to announce its significant investment into Realty Executives Kansas City and the Realty Executives Mid-America Region, a territory that includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Colorado. This move gives the corporate office significant skin in the game in terms of growing this region and raising the bar on providing the highest level of service to the brokers and agents.

This investment is part of an ongoing effort by Realty Executives International to strengthen its aggressive growth strategy. Broker, owner and regional developers Steve and Nancy Summers of Realty Executives Kansas City, in equal partnership with Realty Executives International, will continue to oversee the operations of the Mid-America Region, as they have for the past 30 years, now as equity partners. Realty Executives International will offer expanded support and enhanced services in order to develop a deeper business relationship with the region.

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