Barry Plant are reporting growth of 4.3% in the number of properties sold in the March-to-May quarter this year, which they say defies the current market trend. They have also reported a 24% increase in gross sales value, and a rise of more than 19% in gross commissions across its eighty-office network.
Group CEO, Mike McCarthy, says the drop in sales volumes combined with a surge in the number of real estate agents and lead interceptors in the market has increased competitive pressure across the industry.
“The last two to three years have seen [...]
Harcourts franchise owners in each state nominate and support the organisations that impact in their communities. Additionally, Harcourts corporate team members are given the chance to nominate a specific charity for a grant as part of an initiative called ‘corporate choice grants’, while the Landmark Harcourts network also designates grant recipients.
“Giving back to the communities where we live is such an important part of what we believe in at Harcourts,” [...]
Inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame this week, following an outstanding football career spanning over 16 years and 279 games with the North Melbourne Football Club, Mr Stevens is looking forward to pursuing his passion working in the real estate industry.
Mr Stevens will work closely with Rural Real Estate Manager, Victoria and Riverina, Nick Myer, along with Elders’ national network of more than 900 sales agents and 300 property [...]
Director of Century 21 Leslie and Banks, James Leslie, achieved two top awards at the network’s quarterly awards ceremony in Victoria including ranking as the first quarter’s Top Selling Principal for the most properties sold.
James Leslie, who opened his Century 21 office in Devonport with co-Director Adam Banks in early 2016, believes these awards prove the potential of the Tasmanian property market, with his personal number of sales for the quarter exceeding those of the Victorian principals.
“These awards were quite unexpected as we [...]
The dynamic duo have been friends for 30 years and are now on a mission to create multiple offices under the Ray White banner.
While originally the owner of Ray White New Farm Cush sold the Ray White New Farm sales business to Lancashire in 2012; keeping the rent roll and subsequently opening two Living Here businesses. Now they are joining the businesses back together as partners with big plans to grow, aiming to double their joint revenue in the next three years. “We are on an aggressive growth path. We will have 10 offices in the next [...]
Mr Platis said the opening of Laing+Simmons Liverpool, under new office principal David Tran, represents a key milestone in the company’s evolution, and claims the industry’s too.
“Our partnership model is a collaborative evolution of traditional franchising in real estate whereby we take a co-ownership position in the new office. It involves partnering with the most capable operators in key local markets and providing access to all the back-end services they need to grow a successful [...]