Alabama REALTORS® hosted a meeting for broker/owners on Monday, September 10 at the Ross Bridge Renaissance in Birmingham. Steve Murray, president and owner of REAL Trends, facilitated the meeting discussing an array of topics aimed at helping brokers in all areas of their business and increase value in their firms. Murray has been an industry leading consultant for brokerages of all sizes across the country for over 30 years. Murray gave an update on the state of the industry and shared data and key metrics about current and future brokerage operations and financial performance. The brokers were able to chime in on the discussion and pose questions to Murray in a lively question and answer period to close out the day. The meeting was at max capacity with over 50 broker/owners from all real estate markets across the state in attendance. Thank you to everyone who attended and helped make the event a success!
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The Alabama REALTORS® will host Steve Murray of REAL Trends for a residential broker/owner meeting on Monday, September 10 from 9:00am-2:00pm at the Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa in Birmingham.
Steve has been an industry leading consultant for broker/owners across the country for many years, and we’re excited to have him in Alabama. Participants in this pilot meeting will hear about issues that only brokers face in today’s real estate industry and network with other broker/owners across the state. This program was created to engage residential broker/owners of large and medium firms throughout the state in all real estate markets.
- State of the broker industry: Benchmark data, key metrics about what is happening to brokerage operations and financial performance.
- Valuation of residential brokerage firms: Trends from across the country, where things are headed, how to build value for brokerages of all sizes and models.
- Keys to creating higher values, and value for owners and leaders: Recruiting, retention, and expense control.
- Networking with other broker/owners.
- Plenty of time for questions, answers and discussion of industry topics.
ABOUT STEVE MURRAY:
Steve, the president and owner of REAL Trends, earned his credibility by having been in the residential real estate field since 1977. He also co-authored four books on the valuation of residential real estate brokerage firms; co-authored the 2011 book “Game Plan,” about the past and future of residential brokerage; and co-authored the 2014 book, “Game Changers: The Unfounded Fears and Future Prosperity of the Residential Real Estate Business.” Steve has served dozens of state and local Realtor® associations and MLS organizations in a consulting capacity and has consulted with several large technology firms over the years.
REAL Trends has been The Trusted Source of news, analysis, and information on the residential brokerage industry since 1987.
The first Alabama REALTORS® Broker/Owner Meeting is open to broker/owners and will be held at Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa on September 10 from 9:00am-2:00pm. Lunch will be provided. Prior to the event, attendees are invited to a welcome and networking reception Sunday, September 9 from 5:00pm-6:00pm at the hotel. Registration is non-transferable.
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