Dealmakers ConferenceEvery business leader wants to know what their company is worth and how to make it worth more. How can you grow through mergers and acquisitions?
August 9-10, 2018
Treat yourself to an exceptional experience at The Westin Denver Downtown. The hotel located in the heart of Denver, CO welcomes you with beautifully designed guestrooms and premium amenities that make your stay easy and comfortable.
Discover what happens when urban luxury meets personalized service and enjoy instant access to everything the exciting that Denver has to offer.
Please contact The Westin Denver Downtown directly at 1-303-572-9100 and ask for the REAL Trends Room Block for the negotiated room rate of $209 per night plus taxes.
What is this Conference About?
REAL Trends has long been The Trusted Source in valuing brokerages and facilitating mergers and acquisitions. Join us for a one-day, fast-paced conference that brings together the merger and acquisition professionals from HomeServices, Realogy and REAL Trends and the best legal and tax attorneys regarding mergers and acquisitions in the country.
No matter the size, shape, brand, whether you’re a team leader or company owner, this conference is for you! We know how valuable your time is, so this one-day, super-charged conference will start at 2 p.m. on the first day and ends at 2 p.m. on the second day.
2018 DealMAKERS Conference Agenda
Thursday, August 09, 2018
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Welcome and Introductions by Steve Murray, REAL Trends
2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
How is Value Created and Increased?
The name of the game is creating and increasing value. A panel of the foremost valuation, merger and acquisition leaders will go over how value is created in residential brokerage firms and their related companies. They’ll also share how brokerage firms can increase the value of their firms through growth, expense control and core services.
– Alex Seavall, HomeServices of America
– Scott Wright, REAL Trends
– Alicia Vivian, REAL Trends
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Legal & Tax Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
The 2017 Federal Tax Act will have an impact on your business. This session will discuss that impact and touch on the most important legal and tax issues concerning buying and selling residential brokerage firms. Minor & Brown has been advising privately -owned businesses for over 25 years on the most tax and legal issues facing business owners.
– Jim Thomas, Minor & Brown
– Barbara Wells, Minor & Brown
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Friday, August 10, 2018
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
REAL Buyers & REAL Sellers
Peter Niederman sold his firm-The Kentwood Company-to HomeServices several years ago. Lon Welsh, president of Your Castle Real Estate in Denver, has bought several brokerage firms in Colorado. They share their experiences and offer tips for smoother transactions, including what to avoid doing!
– Lon Welsh, Your Castle
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
The Art of the Deal
Dave Colmar and Steve Murray will share their 50+ years of experience in advising and brokering the purchase and sale of residential brokerage firms and related companies. This is a wide-open Q&A format, so bring your pressing questions.
– Dave Colmar, Colmar & Associates
– Steve Murray, REAL Trends
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Learn from the REAL Trends valuation, merger and acquisition team how values are determined for teams. They’ll also talk pitfalls and opportunities that await brokerage firms in the new frontier of the acquisition and merger of agent teams.
– Steve Murray, REAL Trends
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017 DEALMAKERS CONFERENCE
Listen to the five sessions from the 2017 DealMAKERS Conference for an inside look on how firms and teams are valued, the tax and legal issues of mergers and acquisitions, and how deals are successfully put together. Purchase all five podcasts for $500 or select an individual session for $125. These podcasts are brought to you exclusively by REAL Trends, the leader in mergers, acquisitions and valuations in the residential real estate industry.
REAL Trends DealMAKERS Conference focuses on answering the big questions every real estate business owner has:
- How much is my business worth?
- How do I make it more valuable?
- What are the tax implications of a deal?
- What are the legal challenges of merging, acquiring or selling a realty business?
Whether you are the owner of a brokerage or leader of a team this event is for all real estate business owners seeking to grow or transition their business.
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Conference Cancellation Policy:
Substitutions may be sent at any time. All cancellations must be received in writing at least 10 days prior to the event in order to receive a refund. All refunds are subject to a $100.00 administration fee. No refunds are available later than 10 days prior to the event. We encourage all attendees to register prior to the event. All walk-in registrations onsite will be charged an additional $100.00.