Author: RT

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. Completes Chief Executive Officer Transition to Adam Contos

Co-Founder Dave Liniger Becomes Non-Executive Chairman RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: RMAX), parent company of RE/MAX, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, and Motto Mortgage (“Motto”), an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise, today announced that RE/MAX Holdings Co-Founder David Liniger has completed the transition of his CEO responsibilities to Adam Contos, who has been named Chief Executive Officer by the Company’s Board of Directors. The transition of leadership to Contos is the next step in RE/MAX Holdings’ leadership succession plan, which dates back to the appointment of Contos to serve as Co-CEO with Liniger in May...

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Elm Street Technology Announces Acquisition of Agentjet, Inc.

Latest Acquisition Is the Fourth in the Company’s Two-Year History and Will Provide an Online Lead Generation Compliment to the Firm’s Highly Successful Elevate Technology Platform Elm Street Technology (EST) announced the acquisition of Agentjet, Inc., a digital marketing, lead generation and technology provider for top producing agents and teams.  Today’s announcement marks the fourth transaction in the company’s two-year history and provides a scalable lead generation compliment to the company’s Elevate productivity suite of technology and client servicing platforms. This acquisition is just the latest in a series of strategic moves EST has made to create a portfolio...

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NAHB Commends Trump Infrastructure Plan

 The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) today commended President Trump’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure plan to rebuild and revitalize the nation’s aging transportation network. “This package includes a number of provisions that are designed to spur economic and job growth that will also boost the housing sector,” said NAHB Chairman Randy Noel, a custom home builder from LaPlace, La. “Specifically, it will streamline the regulatory and permitting process to get new projects off the ground, place an emphasis on vocational training, and delegate authority back to state and local governments.” The plan expedites environmental reviews by giving the Army...

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Coldwell Banker Global Luxury unveiled ‘The Report’

Coldwell Banker Global Luxury unveiled The Report, which is an annual review of luxury real estate in 2017. The Report by Coldwell Banker Global Luxury is a definitive guide for international high-end property buying and selling which compiles industry intelligence with insider insights from agents on the ground in many established and unexpected luxury markets. Coldwell Banker is proud to unveil The Report, a one-of-a-kind report that blends industry data with insights from our greatest resource, our Luxury Property Specialists across the country. We found that luxury real estate was strong, stable and consistent in 2017. This market intelligence is...

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How Long Does It Take for a Single Homebuyer to Save for a Down Payment?

11 years! Saving for a down payment on the median U.S home takes six years longer for a single person than a couple, according to a new Zillow analysis. Less than half of all U.S. homes are affordable for a single homebuyer. A single buyer can afford a home up to $176,100, less than the national median home value. A married or partnered couple could afford a home worth more than twice as much as a home a single homebuyer could afford. In today’s highly competitive housing market, finding an affordable home can feel increasingly out of reach, especially...

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