Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Announces 19 New Members in First Half of 2021

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), the global network of top independent real estate firms, has announced 19 new members have joined its professional community since the start of the year. This means the firm now boasts over 550 members worldwide representing more than 150,000 agents in over 70 different countries.

The newest member firms in LeadingRE’s network include businesses from the USA, Canada, Israel, France, Switzerland, Spain and the UK. The organization also welcomes new members from Ireland, Cyprus and Montenegro for the first time. The announcement comes despite the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global real estate industry, highlighting the importance and benefit of global membership organizations in challenging times.

Chris Dietz, Executive Vice President, Global Operations Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, comments: ‘‘We are delighted to expand our global network of real estate firms, welcoming 19 new businesses to the LeadingRE family already this year. Covid-19 has instilled a new-found respect and recognition of the importance of the real estate sector, both to the brokers and the buyers, in helping the global economy to rebuild. Seeing our members provide one another with support and advice in these recent times of uncertainty has strengthened my view that the future is looking very bright for membership organizations, which continue to evolve to meet the needs of their affiliate network.’’

New members in the U.S. include Austin Hill Realty, LLC, Georgia; Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group, Georgia; Gerrard-Hoeschler Realtors, Wisconsin; Halter Associates Realty , New York; Charter One Realty, South Carolina; Solid Rock Realtors, Oklahoma; The Aland Realty Group, New Hampshire; and Vanguard Properties, California. New Canadian members include Vantage West Realty Inc., Kelowna, BC; and  Provincial Realty, Prince Edward Island.

Other new members joining from around the world: Capital Homes, United Kingdom; Maud & Blaise, France; Sanhen, France; Colliers, Ireland; Ganahl Immobilien, Switzerland; Hannan-Piper Real Estate, Spain; Bibian Group Real Estate, Israel; Fox Smart Real Estate Agency, Cyprus; and Golden Group Holding, Montenegro.

Selected companies in the LeadingRE international network are recognized for their expertise, and superior knowledge of both local and global markets. All LeadingRE members are vetted, not just for performance, but a continued commitment to quality customer experience.

 

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HGTV Joins Forces with LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio for the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021

 

– Annual online awards spotlight extraordinary real estate listings –

CHICAGO – June 30, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® announce the launch of the HGTV Ultimate House Hunt 2021. This is the tenth consecutive year HGTV has aligned exclusively with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® for the popular online promotion, which generated more than 1.5 million votes last year.

This year’s Ultimate House Hunt runs from June 30 through August 4 on HGTV.com, featuring stunning homes for sale in eight categories: Amazing Kitchens, Beachfront Homes, Countryside Retreats, Curb Appeal, Downtown Dwellings, Homes with a History, Outdoor Escapes, and Waterside Homes. A special Global Homes gallery spotlights beautiful properties from outside of the U.S. All featured homes are represented by members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®.

Consumers can tour the 66 homes selected as finalists by viewing photo galleries on HGTV.com before casting a vote for their favorite properties. A winner will be chosen in each category based on the highest number of votes received, and an overall favorite will be awarded for the listing receiving the most votes.

“This year marks a decade since we first joined forces with HGTV for the Ultimate House Hunt. Our shared passion for beautiful homes and exceptional design has allowed us to showcase some of the finest properties in the world, and this year’s finalists carry on that tradition. We look forward to showcasing these breathtaking homes and seeing which capture the attention of HGTV’s audience,” said Paul Boomsma, President/CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

This year’s finalists include 66 homes represented by 34 real estate companies: @properties; Allen Tate Realtors; Allie Beth Allman & Associates; Ansley Real Estate; ARC Realty; Beverly-Hanks, Realtors; CRYE-LEIKE Realtors; Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate; Deasy Penner Podley; Dickens Mitchener; Dilbeck Real Estate; Ebby Halliday Realtors; Harry Norman Realtors; Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers; Houlihan Lawrence; Howard Hanna Real Estate Services; John L. Scott Real Estate; Kinlin Grover Real Estate; Latter & Blum; Leonard Ryden Burr Real Estate; Locations; Michael Saunders & Company; Nan and Company Properties; Phyllis Browning Company; ReeceNichols Real Estate; Resources Real Estate; Richardson Properties; Sandpiper Realty, Inc.; Slifer, Smith & Frampton Real Estate; Smith & Associates Real Estate; The Grubb Company; Village Properties; Watson Realty Corp.; William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance; Williams Trew; and Windermere Real Estate.

Each winning home will receive editorial exposure on HGTV.com, as well as the prestige of being selected as a fan favorite.

Additional properties featured in the Global Homes gallery come from seven different countries or territories around the world and are represented by Cofim Immobiliare; Daniel Feau Conseil Immobilier, SA.; Immobiliere Le Lion; Island Living Collective; Jawitz Properties; REmexico Real Estate; Stresa Luxury Real Estate; and The Whistler Real Estate Co., LTD.

To view all homes and cast your vote, visit: HGTV.com/househunt

 

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About Luxury Portfolio International® (LPI)

Luxury Portfolio International® (luxuryportfolio.com) is the luxury marketing division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest global network of premier locally branded firms dominated by many of the world’s most powerful, independent luxury brands. Luxury Portfolio attracts a global audience of visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month and markets approximately 50,000 luxury homes annually. Well Connected.™

About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE.com) is a global network of top independent real estate firms, with 550 companies and 150,000 sales associates in 70 countries. In 2020, network members participated in over 1.1 million global transactions. LeadingRE supports its members with powerful connections to other market leaders and access to innovative, performance-driven programs. Its online learning platform, LeadingRE Institute, was named to Training magazine’s Top 10 Hall of Fame. LeadingRE is also active in commercial real estate, with 200 firms in 15 countries specializing in the commercial arena.

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LeadingRE Adds Ribbon to Solutions Group Program of Preferred Providers

 

CHICAGO June 22, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has named Ribbon to its Solutions Group, a collection of preferred business resources for the network of 550 leading independent real estate firms with 150,000 agents.

Ribbon offers Cash-powered buying solutions, selling solutions and digital workflow software for agents and their clients to make homeownership achievable, no matter the buyer situation. Ribbon’s tools facilitate cash offers, eliminate contingencies, and provide appraisal protection so that closing becomes faster and more secure. Ribbon currently operates in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, and Texas and is expanding quickly to additional states, including Florida, where agents can sign up for waitlists in Tampa and Orlando.

“Ribbon’s suite of tools give agents an edge in helping clients achieve successful transactions. Listing agents can receive and compare all offers in one place and easily manage multiple offers. Buyers agents can write cash offers with no contingencies – all things that are powerful advantages in today’s competitive market,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Sales/Partnerships Jeff Kennedy.

Ribbon Co-Founder & CTO Wei Gan welcomes the opportunity to introduce the company’s solutions to the LeadingRE network. “At Ribbon, we believe in empowering the real estate ecosystem with the best technology and financial products. We are deeply aligned with LeadingRE’s approach to empower the best regional and local brokerages to grow their businesses and help their communities. It is more difficult than ever for agents, brokers, and homebuyers to win the home they love in the face of huge institutional demand competing for homes.”

“We’re thrilled to be part of the LeadingRE community and powering the LeadingRE community with RibbonCash Offers and our technology platform,” Gan said.

Learn more about Ribbon at ribbonhome.com.  Learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at LeadingRE.com.

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About Ribbon

Founded in 2017 in New York and Charlotte, Ribbon is on a mission to make homeownership achievable. Ribbon allows everyday families to compete on a level playing field with high net worth individuals and institutional buyers by upgrading their offers to winning RibbonCash Offers. As the leading real estate technology platform, Ribbon empowers agents, brokerages, and lenders to create a world-class experience for home buyers and sellers through powerful financial products and digital workflow software.

About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is a selective global community of the highest quality independent residential real estate companies, with 550 companies and 150,000 sales associates in 70 countries. Network members generate over 1.3 million transactions annually. LeadingRE exists to make its members better by connecting them to opportunities and people around the globe, supporting them with an international referral network, professional development programs, unique events and connections to people and opportunities worldwide.

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Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Conference

 

CHICAGO June 10, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® honored top-performing member firms and individuals at its recent conference in Las Vegas. Awards were presented in key areas, including marketing excellence, referral performance and business leadership.

LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma said, “Paying tribute to our members’ success and contributions is always a highlight of our conference, but the awards took-on special meaning this year. Our members served their clients and communities, as well as our network, in countless ways, adapting and responding to the extraordinary circumstances of the past year with the highest level of professionalism and commitment. It was a true pleasure to be able to celebrate their achievements, together in person.”

Among the awards presented was the Diamond Award, LeadingRE’s top company honor, which went to one company in each size category based on superior engagement and performance in all of LeadingRE’s business programs. Receiving the Diamond Award were Allen Tate Company (Charlotte, NC); Lyon Real Estate (Sacramento, CA); Realty Austin (Austin, TX); Beverly-Hanks & Associates (Asheville, NC); Dickens Mitchener (Charlotte, NC); WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO); Hamner Real Estate, LLC (Tuscaloosa, AL); and Cloud Real Estate (Killeen, TX).

The prestigious Leadership Award, celebrating a broker whose leadership skills and achievements have drawn the attention and admiration of others, was presented Lennox Scott, John L. Scott Real Estate (Bellevue, WA). The Referral of the Year was presented to IRG – International Realty Group Ltd. (George Town, Cayman Islands).

Included in the top marketing awards was the Best Overall Website, presented to Silver Creek Real Estate Group (Cashiers, NC). The Most Innovative Brokerage Award was given to Latter & Blum, Inc. Realtors (New Orleans, LA). Most Innovative Office Design was awarded to two firms: M IMMOBILIER (Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada) and Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (Avon, CO).

Denise Talboy, The Keyes Company (Plantation, FL) received the Hall of Fame Award for extraordinary talent and contributions to LeadingRE over many years. The Chairman’s Service Award was presented to Andrea Bowles, Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate (Augusta, GA); Jeremy Hurst, IRG – International Realty Group Ltd. (George Town, Cayman Islands); Dan Elsea, Real Estate One, Inc. (Southfield, MI); Tammy Vlah, Watson Realty Corp. (Jacksonville, FL); and Kim Givens, William Raveis Real Estate (Shelton, CT). Earning the President’s Service Award were Whitney LaCosta, Coach Real Estate Associates, Inc. (Northport, NY); Susan Sadowski, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (Pittsburgh, PA); and Tammy Heard, Jim Maloof/Realtor® (Peoria, IL).

Other prestigious referral awards were previously presented at a virtual awards ceremony held in the spring.

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

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Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Names Michael Pappas Chairman of the Board


Michael Pappas, President & CEO of The Keyes Family of Companies, assumes the role of LeadingRE Chairman of the Board.

 

CHICAGO (June 7, 2021) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) announced today that Michael Pappas of The Keyes Family of Companies has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the board of directors. The board provides strategic guidance for LeadingRE®, a global network of 550 market-leading real estate firms in 70 countries.

Mr. Pappas is the President & CEO of The Keyes Family of Companies, a South Florida based real estate company with multiple real estate brands, over 50 branches, 3,500 plus Associates and affiliates that include Capital Partners Mortgage, Home Partners Title, Keyes Insurance, and Keyes Property Management. With sales and services in excess of $8.3 billion annually, the company is one of the largest independent brokerage firms in the United States.

Mr. Pappas graduated Cum Laude from Wake Forest University, where he majored in Business and Spanish. He joined Keyes as a Sales Associate in 1980 and held a variety of positions, including General Sales Manager, until taking over as President in 1992.

Mr. Pappas has been the recipient of numerous awards and designations, including the YPO Legacy Award and “Real Estate Up and Comer of the Year” by Price Waterhouse and “Best Real Estate Deal of the Year” by South Florida Magazine. The past three years, he was named in the National Top 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate by Swanepoel Power 200.

“I am honored to serve such a powerful network of caring, progressive leaders, whose organizations are fully engaged in their 550 communities around the globe,” Mr. Pappas said.

LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma comments, “Mike is incredibly respected in the industry, in our network and in the communities served by his companies. He brings a visionary outlook and a true passion for excellence in real estate. We are very fortunate to have him serve in this capacity, and I look forward to working with him to support the continued success of our members and our network.”

For more information about The Keyes Company, please visit keyes.com. For more information about LeadingRE, please visit leadingre.com.

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About The Keyes Family of Companies

Independently-owned and operated since 1926, The Keyes Company is a leader in the real estate industry. Keyes completed a merger with Illustrated Properties in July 2016. Following the merger, The Keyes Family of Companies has over 50 offices, more than 3,500 Associates and $8.3 billion in annual real estate sales and services. Keyes’ offices are distributed throughout six counties – Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, and Volusia. Keyes expands our Associates’ reach globally as a Founding Member and Shareholder of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. The Keyes Company offers a suite of resources to cover whatever needs arise while buying or selling a home. Mortgage, title, insurance and property management needs can all be managed in-house, allowing Keyes to close deals with speed and efficiency while giving clients valuable access to the professionals responsible for the specific service lines.

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LeadingRE Selects Cloze for Solutions Group Program

 

–  Smart CRM includes A.I. personal assistant to drive productivity. –

 

CHICAGO May 24, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the Worldc has selected Cloze for its Solutions Group program, a collection of preferred  business resources for its global network of 550 leading independent real estate firms.

Cloze is a smart CRM that captures all communications automatically, including calls and text messages, to ensure contacts and activity are always up-to-date with no data entry. Its A.I. personal assistant reminds agents to follow-up and meet important deadlines, and its campaign automation ensures leads are automatically nurtured.

“By eliminating the need for agents to manually enter data, Cloze addresses one of the biggest barriers to CRM adoption. Paired with its smart use of A.I., Cloze helps ensure nothing slips through the cracks, improving customer service and driving productivity – two things that are very important to our members,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Sales/Partnerships Jeff Kennedy.

Many LeadingRE members are already having great success with the program, like Leslie Johnson, senior vice president and managing broker for Harry Norman, REALTORS®. “I can’t imagine a better CRM to match the high standards of LeadingRE. What really makes it shine is its artificial intelligence — it automatically tracks calls, texts, emails, meetings, and then prompts you when it is time to reach out, or if you miss something,” Johnson said.

Cloze Founder and CEO Dan Foody welcomes the opportunity to introduce the product to more LeadingRE members. “We’re delighted to partner with LeadingRE to continue to raise the bar in real estate. Cloze helps everyone feel like your #1 client with timely, yet meaningful, outreach that doesn’t overwhelm your day. With Cloze you can scale up without losing the authenticity and personalized touch your sphere of influence expects from their trusted real estate adviser. LeadingRE’s focus on providing a quality experience is closely aligned with our focus and philosophy,” Foody said.

Learn more about Cloze at cloze.com.  Learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at LeadingRE.com.

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About Cloze

Cloze is a SaaS CRM company. Its flagship product, Cloze Relationship Management, is designed to be automatic and smart. It captures all communications automatically and provides an A.I. personal assistant that eliminates data entry, automates lead management, and drives productivity. Cloze is used in more than 70 countries around the world and is available in the Apple AppStore, Google Play Store, and on the web. Learn more at cloze.com.

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LeadingRE Adds zavvie to Solutions Group Program

– zavvie offers brokerages a complete Seller Solutions Platform including Bridge and iBuyer choices –

CHICAGO April 26, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of 550 top independent real estate firms, has expanded its Solutions Group program of preferred business resources with the addition of zavvie.

zavvie, the first end-to-end real estate brokerage platform offering a full spectrum of selling solutions, connects the modern agent and their clients by providing all selling options in their market: iBuyer, Bridge and open market.

zavvie is available to more than 60,000 real estate agents from some of the nation’s most successful and fastest-growing multi-state brokerages. Hundreds of offer requests are processed through the zavvie platform each week.

Agents remain at the center of every transaction, as zavvie technology helps agents give their clients transparency into all of today’s modern selling options, allowing homeowners to take full advantage of the hottest sales market in decades.

“As our industry continues to evolve, smart brokerages recognize the importance of offering options for their clients. By empowering brokerages and their agents to present all selling options, zavvie can help our members grow their market share even more,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Sales/Partnerships Jeff Kennedy.

“Being aligned with LeadingRE establishes zavvie as the go-to selling solutions platform for the nation’s best brokerages. zavvie helps top brokerages empower the modern agent to deliver the most choices to sellers while providing their clients with the highest level of service,” said zavvie C.E.O./Co-Founder Lane Hornung.

Learn more about zavvie at zavvie.com.  Learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at LeadingRE.com.

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About zavvie

zavvie brings together leading brokerages and innovative Verified Buyers to offer a modern, one-button digital experience for home sellers. Over 60,000 real estate agents in 47 states leverage zavvie’s platform to serve their clients better. As the first end-to-end real estate brokerage platform offering a full spectrum of selling solutions, zavvie gives modern brokerages and agents all they need to thrive in today’s evolving real estate landscape: easy-to-use tools, technology, training, marketing, and strategy. Discover more at zavvie.com.

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LeadingRE Selects PunchList for Solutions Group

– PunchList provides real estate estimates and repairs for pre-list, contract-close and post-close. –

CHICAGO March 26, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® has expanded its Solutions Group program with the addition of PunchList, a tech-enabled real estate repair company for pre-list, contract-close and post-close.

PunchList provides a fast, accurate and dynamic price estimate using the data from a home inspection. They can turn estimates around in 24 hours or less, and their team of licensed and insured contractors can execute all repairs quickly.

“PunchList helps real estate agents and their clients take care of repairs at any point in the closing process, with the added benefits of being able to work with one source, pay at closing, and have the protection of a one-year warranty. Their service-oriented approach makes them a great fit for our network,” said LeadingRE Director of Sales and Business Development Jeff Kennedy.

“We love providing stress-free closing repairs for our agents and their clients. We are thrilled to bring the PunchList solution to all of the LeadingRE members to help them compete in the global marketplace,” said PunchList Founder and CEO Rich Estes.

Learn more about PunchList at partner.punchlistusa.com/leadingre. Learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at LeadingRE.com.

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About PunchList

Founded in 2017, PunchList is a growing tech-enabled real estate repair company located in Charleston, SC. PunchList works with agents and brokers all across the United States to provide stress-free closing repairs to agents and their clients.

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LeadingRE Celebrates Top Performers at Annual Referral Performance Awards

 

CHICAGO – March 2, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® celebrated top-performing member firms at its Annual Network Referral Performance Awards ceremony, held virtually March 1. Winners were recognized in a variety of areas relating to referral excellence.

The awards were presented by LeadingRE Chairman of the Board Diane M. Ramirez (Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, New York, NY), LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma, LeadingRE Executive Vice President Kate Reisinger and members of LeadingRE’s Member Services team in a festive ceremony that featured music, acceptance speeches and insights from winning members on what they did differently in 2020 to build on their success.

According to Boomsma, “In a typical year, all of our awards are announced and celebrated during our Gala in Las Vegas, but, as we all know, this year was anything but typical. Considering the amazing success of our members, despite the extraordinary circumstances, we wanted to honor the many ways they adapted, stepped-up and came together to serve the evolving needs of home buyers and sellers. It was a privilege to recognize each of our winners and nominees for their exceptional work.”

Among the awards presented was the prestigious Crown of Excellence, awarded in seven company size categories based on superior referral performance: Allen Tate Company (Charlotte, NC); Realty Austin (Austin, TX); Beverly-Hanks & Associates (Asheville, NC); Dickens Mitchener (Charlotte, NC); Platinum Group, REALTORS (Colorado Springs, CO); Hamner Real Estate, LLC (Tuscaloosa, AL); CamTaylor Realtors (Columbus, OH); and Vista Encantada REALTORS, LLC (Albuquerque, NM).

Earning the Million Dollar Award for Highest Valued Outgoing Closings was Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate (Rye Brook, NY). The Global Alliance Club Award for Most Outgoing International Referral Closings was presented to Ebby Halliday Realtors (Plano, TX); Macdonald Realty Ltd. (Vancouver, Canada); and Reality Realty (San Juan, Puerto Rico).

Recognized for having the Top 5 Most Closed Outgoing Closings, were: WEICHERT, REALTORS® (Morris Plains, NJ); Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. (Chantilly, VA); Howard Hanna Company (Pittsburgh, PA); Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate (Rye Brook, NY); and Allen Tate Company (Charlotte, NC).

The Top 5 Global Referral Award, recognizing members from outside the U.S. that sent the most outgoing referrals in 2020, went to: CIR REALTY (Calgary, Canada); Macdonald Realty Ltd. (Vancouver, Canada); Dexter Realty (Vancouver, Canada); TrilliumWest Real Estate Brokerage (Guelph, Canada); DFH Real Estate (Victoria, Canada); and International Property Agent (Tokyo, Japan).

The firms recognized with the Pinnacle Award for having the most outgoing revenue-generating referrals were: Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. (Chantilly, VA); Lyon Real Estate (Sacramento, CA); Beverly-Hanks & Associates (Asheville, NC); Dickens Mitchener (Charlotte, NC); WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO); Marx-Bensdorf Realtors (Memphis, TN); and Premier Living Properties (Saint Charles, IL).

Winning Awards of Excellence for outstanding performance in various referral categories were: Allen Tate Company (Charlotte, NC); Beverly-Hanks & Associates (Asheville, NC); CamTaylor Realtors (Columbus, OH); CIR REALTY (Calgary, Canada); Craven & Company Realtors (Concord, NC); Dickens Mitchener (Charlotte, NC); Hamner Real Estate, LLC (Tuscaloosa, AL); Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate (Rye Brook, NY); Marx-Bensdorf Realtors (Memphis, TN); Meybohm Real Estate (Augusta, GA); Peabody & Smith Realty, Inc. (Franconia, NH); Platinum Group, REALTORS (Colorado Springs, CO); Randall Realtors (Sandwich, MA); Real Estate One, Inc. (Southfield, MI); Realty Austin (Austin, TX); The Janet Jones Company REALTORS (Little Rock, AR); Tracy Arnett Realty Ltd. Brokerage (Ottawa, Canada); Turpin Real Estate, Inc. (Far Hills, NJ); Vista Encantada REALTORS, LLC (Albuquerque, NM); and WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO).

Dudum Real Estate Group (Walnut Creek, CA) earned the Fast Tracker Award based on exemplary engagement and significant outgoing referral performance in their first full year of membership in LeadingRE. Winning the marketing award in the Referral Promotion category were were @properties (Chicago, IL); Cottingham Chalk (Charlotte, NC); and WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO). Dickens Mitchener (Charlotte, NC) received the Direct Connection Leads Award – Platinum from RELO Direct® for excellence in providing qualified leads and successfully collaborating with LeadingRE’s full-service relocation management company.

LeadingRE is currently planning its Conference Week for May 23 – 27 in Las Vegas and is working to reimagine a safe, socially distant, but energizing and empowering event for its members, while continuing to monitor all health and safety guidelines.

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

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LeadingRE Welcomes Curbio to Solutions Group

 

– Curbio is an all-in-one pre-listing home improvement solution built for agents. –

 

CHICAGO February 22, 2021 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of more than 550 leading independent real estate firms, has named Curbio to its Solutions Group, a collection of preferred  business resources.

Curbio is the leading national home improvement company for Realtors®. Curbio partners with agents and their clients to make repairs and updates to get homes ready for market fast, with no payment due until the home is sold. As the licensed and insured general contractor, Curbio offers a one-stop solution, from permitting, to project administration, to punch-list for projects of all sizes.  As a national technology-enabled company, Curbio has modernized and streamlined the old fashioned home improvement experience to take the workload and uncertainties out of residential real estate projects and keep them on track for closing, so Realtors can spend their time selling more homes.

“Curbio offers a comprehensive pre-listing home improvement solution, built with agents in mind, allowing them to improve service for clients, expedite sales and, ultimately, do more business,” said LeadingRE Director of Sales and Business Development Jeff Kennedy. “Their pay-at-closing model makes it a tremendous value and helps generate top dollar.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with LeadingRE as we modernize home improvement for their network’s buyers and sellers and help make every agent more successful. LeadingRE’s mantra is “Making the Best Brokerages Better”. Curbio is confident we will contribute to that goal by offering LeadingRE brokerages the only turn-key home improvement solution built specifically to deliver the speed, resources, online customer experience and pay-at-closing terms that keep every real estate transaction moving forward,” said Curbio Chairman, President and CEO Rick Rudman.

Learn more about Curbio at curbio.com. Learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at LeadingRE.com.

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About Curbio

Curbio is the leading national home improvement company for Realtors®. We partner with agents and their selling clients to get homes ready for market fast, with no payment due until the home is sold. As the licensed and insured general contractor, we offer a one-stop solution, from permitting, to project administration, to punch-list. Our national scaled operations, proprietary technology, and five-star team of project managers and contractors enable us to streamline and improve all aspects of the home improvement experience. From simple repairs to large renovations, count on Curbio to get the job done and make every listing a success.

 

About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (www.LeadingRE.com) is a selective global community of the highest quality independent residential real estate companies, with over 550 companies and 135,000 sales associates in over 70 countries. Network members generate over 1.1 million transactions annually. LeadingRE exists to make its members better by connecting them to opportunities and people around the globe, supporting them with an international referral network, professional development programs, unique events and connections to people and opportunities worldwide.

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