Author: Steve Murray

REALTrending Episode 3: Changing of the Guard, Twin Sons of Different Mothers, RPR Update

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/384062591-user-708885993-realtrending-episode-3-changing-of-the-guard-twin-sons-of-different-mothers-rpr-update.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the REALTrending podcast, REAL Trends President and Founder Steve Murray talks about Richard Smith’s departure from Realogy and what that means for the future of leadership in real estate. Steve compares Compass and Redfin as well as talks about what the future holds for each. Lastly Steve talks about the miscues of NAR, RPR and...

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Next Generation Leaders

Who will take the place of this generation’s leaders? As one generation of industry leaders is slowly leaving the industry, the question always arises, “Who will be the next generation of leaders to take their place?” Often, the one who is aging and fading questions whether the next generation has what it takes to lead the company forward. I recall (like it was yesterday) that at the age of 26, I was hired as the Executive Director of a firm called Intercommunity Relocation (ICR) which was a network of some of the largest independent brokerage firms in the country....

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Glassdoor for Real Estate: Are Top Producing Teams Shifting from Traditional Brokerages?

What does the Glassdoor employer site tell us about real estate? Little known to the real estate industry, Glassdoor, a giant employer review/job search and compensation site, has made huge inroads into corporate America and through-out the world. According to the company, over 600,000 employers are reviewed on Glassdoor, and hundreds of thousands of jobs can be located at the site. Employees use it to check their salaries compared to others in similar jobs. Millions of employer reviews have been posted. What does this have to do with real estate brokerage? It’s clear; we are amid yet another periodic...

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REALTrending Episode 2: Driverless Cars, Industry Trends & Redfin

http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/380581319-user-708885993-realtrending-episode-2-driverless-cars-industry-trends-redfin.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode of the REALTrending podcast, REAL Trends President and Founder Steve Murray talks about external factors that might impact residential real estate for years to come. Learn how to compete with the biggest players in the residential real estate industry and find out what’s going on with Redfin and its valuation.  ...

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Forecast For 2018: What’s The Next-Next?

We broke out the crystal ball to give you a peek into what’s coming in the next year. At this time of year, everyone is offering their predictions for the real estate industry. Through our practice consulting with real estate brokerages around the country, here’s what we see for 2018. There will be changes at the top of two or three of the national real estate organizations in 2018. This will be the first time this has happened in 20 years. And, we would expect to see significant changes in at least two of these organizations due to these...

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