LeadingRE Names Open Home Pro as Preferred Provider

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has selected Open Home Pro™ as preferred provider through its Solutions Group program, a collection of select business tools presented to its international network of more than 500 real estate firms.

Open Home Pro™ is the top-ranked open house management tablet app for real estate agents, helping agents collect and convert more leads from open houses. Additionally, the company offers a product specifically for brokers, allowing brokers to create premium accounts for agents so they can gain access to valuable lead conversion metrics and performance analytics.

“Open Home Pro™ brings agents a highly effective and professional tool for capturing leads at open houses with enhanced features and customized branding,” said Robin LaSure, vice president of corporate marketing for LeadingRE. “At the same time, with Open Home Pro™ for Brokers, company leaders get useful insights and analytics on agent activity and performance.”

According to Doug Breaker, Open Home Pro™ CEO, the partnership is an ideal way to expand adoption of the tool among top companies.

“We’ve been a long-time supporter of LeadingRE and count many of the brokers in the network as clients. We’re excited to offer all members access to our new Open Home Pro™ broker product,” Breaker said. “We recognize that in a very competitive real estate market any tool that can help brokers differentiate themselves, gather more leads and brand themselves as technology-forward will be an advantage to their agents and their firms.”

To learn more about Open Home Pro™, visit http://promo.openhomepro.com/leadingre/.  To learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, visit www.LeadingRE.com.

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Diane M. Ramirez Elected to Board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Diane M. Ramirez, chief executive officer of Halstead Property, has been elected to the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Board of Directors. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) is a global network of 500+ market-leading real estate firms producing over one million annual home sale transactions.

Mrs. Ramirez is a 35-year industry veteran who is well-known for her passion and devotion to residential real estate. Together with Clark Halstead, she founded Halstead Property in the fall of 1984 and has since grown the company to incorporate nearly thirty offices with more than 1,000 agents throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, Riverdale, the Hamptons, Hudson Valley, Hoboken, New Jersey and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

“LeadingRE is an organization with a true spirit of collaboration, so I am honored by the opportunity to serve alongside some of the best brokers in the industry, as we work on behalf of our premier member brokerages worldwide,” Ramirez said.

“Diane has done an incredible job building her company, balancing innovation and elegance,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “We are privileged to have her serve in this capacity, and know that her marketing expertise and business acumen will make her a valued addition to our accomplished board.”

Ramirez joins a distinguished group of brokers on the LeadingRE board, including Chairman Pat Riley (Allen Tate Company, Charlotte, N.C.); Immediate Past Chairman Robert Sibcy (Sibcy Cline REALTORS®, Cincinnati, Ohio); Vice Chairman Joe Horning (Shorewest REALTORS®, Brookfield, Wis.); Secretary Dan Elsea (Real Estate One, Southfield, Mich.); and Treasurer Harold Crye (CRYE-LEIKE, REALTORS®, Memphis, Tenn.); Jeffrey S. Detwiler (Long & Foster Real Estate, Chantilly, Va.); Howard W. (Hoby) Hanna IV (Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Cleveland, Ohio); Chris Meyers (Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate, Armonk, N.Y.); Ron Peltier (HomeServices of America, Minneapolis, Minn.); Michael T. Robinson (Weichert, REALTORS®, Morris Plains, N.J.); Michael Saunders (Michael Saunders & Company, Sarasota, Fla.); and William Watson, Jr. (Watson Realty Corp., Jacksonville, Fla.).

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is the largest network of over 500 premier locally-branded firms responsible for more home sales than any other real estate network. LeadingRE provides its affiliates with an extensive range of brokerage services, including lead generation, cross-market referrals, branding support, luxury marketing, online exposure, technology systems, and industry-leading professional development.

To learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, visit www.LeadingRE.com.

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