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In the following interview, Mike Novak, team leader and REALTOR®, The Novak Team, eXp Realty in Everett, Wash., discusses his journey into real estate, generating leads, and more.

Region Served: King and Snohomish Counties
Years in Real Estate: 2.5
Number of Team Members: 20
Had a Team Since: The end of 2017 You were a well-known...


By John Voket In the following interview, Marianne Drenik, broker/owner/agent, and Greg Pernus, owner/manager/agent of HomeSmart Real Estate Momentum in Mentor, Ohio, discuss growing the HomeSmart model in their state.

Region Served: Northern Ohio
Years in Real Estate: Marianne 18; Greg 25
Number of Offices: 2
Number of Agents:...

Randy Durham
REALTOR®
Randy Durham, Keller Williams Downtown Realty
Chattanooga, Tenn.
www.randydurham.com Region served: Greater Chattanooga Tenn. and Northwest Georgia
Years in real estate: 25
Number of agents in office: 326
Number of offices: One How do you and your team work to expose your brand online? We have a strong...

By Richard Haggerty Residential real estate brokers and agents face myriad challenges on a daily basis. And, with all of the issues disrupting the industry in New York City—rent regulations, caps on commissions, etc.—it’s clear our colleagues are getting bogged down in the process. They should at least have easy access to clean and accurate listings data. But...

In the following interview, Robert Slack, founder and CEO, and Dan Walters, partner and COO of Robert Slack, LLC in Ocala, Fla., discuss their explosive growth, and how they’re netting results. Region Served: Florida
Years in Real Estate: 5
Number of Offices: 3
Number of Agents: 375 Robert, your company has a reputation of closing an abundance...

Name: Terry Grayson
Official Title: REALTOR®/Real Estate Specialist
Company: Keller Williams Realty, Grayson Group
Regions Served: South New Jersey and Philadelphia
Years in Real Estate: 22
Number of Agents: 5
Number of Offices: 1
Growth Plans: I plan to grow to 15 agents by the end of year.
www.GraysonGroupRealty.com Tell...

Between September 18 - 19, some of the most successful real estate leaders from across the nation gathered at the Marriott Marquis in New York City for RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange. The purpose of the day-and-a-half-long event? To share ideas and strategies to better meet the needs of today’s informed homebuyers and sellers. After all panels and presentations...

By Maria Patterson

A 20-plus year veteran of the residential real estate industry, Mike Miedler has spent virtually his entire career with the iconic real estate brand CENTURY 21. Then this past January, when Nick Bailey left the firm, Miedler stepped into the leadership position as president and CEO, charged with carrying forward the bold rebranding...

During his journey from law enforcement professional to region vice president to CEO of RE/MAX, Adam Contos developed a unique perspective for leading and evolving an iconic global real estate firm. During RISMedia's recent Real Estate CEO Exchange at the New York Marriott Marquis, RISMedia President and CEO John Featherston sat down for a one-on-one conversation...

In the following interview, Rosemary Allison, Estates Director at Coldwell Banker in Ventura County, Calif., discusses her marketing strategies, and how her branding drives leads and referrals. Region Served: Ventura County
Years in Real Estate: 40-plus Your brand, name and image are associated with real estate all over Ventura County. Can you tell us what...