Effie Atsaves Promoted to LeadingRE Vice President, Marketing

Effie Atsaves has been promoted to LeadingRE Vice President, Marketing.

 

CHICAGO – (May 19, 2022) – Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) recently promoted Effie Atsaves to Vice President, Marketing. In this role, she will continue to lead the marketing team, while developing strategies for enhancing LeadingRE’s branding opportunities, delivering valuable member tools and resources, and elevating network communications.

Atsaves joined LeadingRE in 2010, most recently serving as Executive Director, Marketing. Her accomplishments include expanding the company’s marketing capabilities with the addition of a video production team, executing the company’s re-branding, delivering innovative marketing campaigns, and growing the annual MarTech event.

Prior to joining LeadingRE, she was the digital marketing manager for a website development company, where she devised digital marketing and web strategies for some of the largest real estate brokerages in the US. Additional real estate marketing experience includes over a decade serving as director of advertising for a prominent Chicago-based brokerage.

“Effie does an impressive job leading our marketing team, driving our branding and marketing initiatives, overseeing our member communications, serving as the liaison for our Marketing and Technology Advisory Council, and directing our MarTech event. We are pleased to recognize her achievements with this promotion,” said LeadingRE Executive Vice President, Member Services Kate Reisinger.

Atsaves is a licensed Illinois real estate broker and a graduate of the University of Illinois Chicago. She is based in the company’s Chicago headquarters and can be reached at eatsaves@LeadingRE.com.

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LeadingRE Announces Senior Appointment of Tasos Stavrou as Director, Global Business Development

Tasos Stavrou joins LeadingRE as Director, Global Business Development

 

CHICAGO – (May 5, 2022) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), the global network of top independent real estate firms, has announced the appointment of Tasos Stavrou, who joins the business as Director, Global Business Development.

He will be responsible for growing LeadingRE business internationally by developing relationships with members, suppliers, industry groups and organizations and other partners. Tasos will also lead the Destinations by LeadingRE marketing program for new developments as it expands globally.

Tasos brings a wealth of international experience to the role, most recently serving as Group Sales and Overseas Operations General Manager for one of the largest property developers in Cyprus.  He also served as International Board Member at FIABCI International and was elected Young Members’ World President of the federation for three consecutive terms. He is a recipient of a FIABCI’s Medal of Honor award for his performance and contribution in the real estate sector. He was also executive VP of the organizing committee of the International Real Estate Federation World Congress in Cyprus. Notably, he served for a two-year term as an appointed representative of Cyprus in China on behalf of The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and was with the EUCCC supervisory board (European Union of Chamber of Commerce in China).

Chris Dietz, Executive Vice President of Global operations at LeadingRE, commented: “Tasos is an experienced real estate operator with an impressive track record, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the global business development team. His knowledge of international markets and clear vision give him the ability to lead and expand our organization’s horizons. His skills in identifying new opportunities, coupled with careful strategic planning, will help strengthen our global membership network. He will be involved across local, regional and international expansion strategies.”

Tasos Stavrou commented: “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to join LeadingRE, an internationally established firm with a fantastic reputation. I am looking forward to working with the leadership team to create new and exciting strategies for expansion across key regions such as APAC and EMEA to help achieve our collective goals.”

Tasos is based in Cyprus and can be reached at tstavrou@LeadingRE.com.

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LeadingRE Adds homegenius to Solutions Group Program

– A property intelligence platform that replaces traditional Comparative Market Analytics (CMA) –

CHICAGO – (May 3, 2022) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® announced today that it has selected homegenius(TM), a full-service ecosystem of real estate services leveraging advanced technology and the latest developments in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI),  for its Solutions Group program, a collection of preferred business resources for the global network of 550 real estate firms.

homegenius offers real estate professionals a variety of services and solutions, such as geniusprice(SM). geniusprice is a property intelligence platform that replaces traditional Comparative Market Analytics (CMA) helping agents and brokers gain a deeper understanding of real estate properties and their local real estate market. The geniusprice technology allows users to evaluate and modify suggested comparables instantly, see inside a home using AI-driven computer vision technology, and track market performance trends with a unique Home Price Index. Combined, these technologies deliver real estate pricing estimates in significantly less time, with greater accuracy and less potential for unintended bias. With the opportunities provided by this relationship, agents can save time, streamline their workflow, deepen their market analyses, and build their pipelines of qualified leads, while offering a truly personalized search for homes that meet a buyers’ specific requirements.

“Agents and brokers are constantly looking for a platform that helps them run their business better. With homegenius, agents have access to the latest data science and machine learning technology to generate price estimates in minutes. Offering next-level analytics at agent’s fingertips, we are excited to share this platform with our membership,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Sales/Partnerships Jeff Kennedy.

“We are excited to welcome the LeadingRE team to the extended family of real estate professionals who have adopted our homegenius solutions to be the smartest agent in the room,” said Brien McMahon, senior executive vice president, co-head of homegenius. “Agents are excited about our uniquely sophisticated but brilliantly simple technology, and we look forward to helping talented LeadingRE agents across the country unlock more value for themselves and their clients.”

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

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About homegenius

homegenius Inc., a subsidiary of Radian Group Inc., and its family of companies combine an array of title, valuation, asset management, and other real estate services into a full-service ecosystem. homegenius offers innovative experiences from search to close, enabling mortgage lenders, mortgage and real estate investors, consumers, GSEs, and real estate brokers and agents to benefit from integrated and personalized solutions leveraging advanced technology and the latest advancements in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence.  geniusprice(SM) is provided by homegenius Real Estate LLC, doing business as Red Bell Real Estate, LLC in some states where name change approvals are pending.  For additional information on the homegenius family of companies, please visit homegenius.com.

 

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T3 Sixty Joins LeadingRE Solutions Group Program

 

– Over 500 brokerages now have access to research and best-in-class business tools and services –

T3 Sixty, the leading management consulting and analytics firm specializing in the residential real estate brokerage industry, is now available as a preferred resource for the over 550 companies in 70 countries in the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) network. The agreement provides LeadingRE members access to benchmarks for independent brokers and best-in-class tools and guidance to empower them to better manage their companies.

With all the rapid and extensive changes the real estate industry is experiencing, LeadingRE wanted to proactively help its members better adapt to the significant industry changes underway and to set them up for success. LeadingRE spearheaded the search for solutions before deciding to tap into T3 Sixty’s extensive industry knowledge and huge database of benchmarks, best-in-class consulting services and objective analytical research.

“Our values and mission are well-aligned with T3 Sixty in that we want to provide the best consultative services and vendor solutions to our members. This relationship will make it easier for our members to find information and ultimately get the services they expect, want and need to be even more successful,” said LeadingRE Executive Vice President of Operations and Corporate Counsel Jessica Edgerton.

LeadingRE members will initially have access to:

  • T3 Brokerage Consulting on financial performance, productivity, recruiting and strategic company positioning.
  • T3 Fellows, a 12-month executive management program for brokerage leaders that delivers a combination of best practices and innovative design.
  • T3 Technology Consulting to objectively evaluate brokers’ current technology abilities and needs and recommend solutions to be competitive in today’s market.
  • T3 Talent for the search and placement of management and executives who are the right fit for each member company.

“We are thrilled to join forces with LeadingRE because we can collectively drive meaningful outcomes and transform companies across a network of brokerages with a history of unparalleled performance and exceptional client care,” said Jack Miller, president and CEO of T3 Sixty.

“T3 Sixty is a one-stop business solution for real estate companies, and LeadingRE recognized the value of providing brokers objective advice, deep industry analysis and guidance,” Miller added. “Whether LeadingRE members want to reorganize, expand or innovate, T3 Sixty can power that transformation.”

LeadingRE members can access information about the preferred partnership here.
m.t360.com/LeadingRE

T3 Sixty continues to provide management consulting services and analytics to over 200 regional brokerages, franchisors and MLS organizations.

About T3 Sixty

T3 Sixty is the leading management consultancy in the residential real estate industry with business units in brokerage, technology, mergers and acquisitions, and organized real estate. The group also provides software and data, extensive research and reports, executive search and event management services. For more information, visit t360.com.

About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) 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 1.3 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 over 200 firms in 20 countries.

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


Among the awards presented at the LeadingRE Awards Gala was the Leadership Award, presented to Anthony Lamacchia, Lamacchia Realty. Photo by AJ Canaria, MoxiWorks. See more award winner photos here: https://bit.ly/3uE2VCG

 

CHICAGO – (March 28, 2022) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® honored top-performing member firms and individuals at its recent conference at Wynn Las Vegas. Awards were presented in a variety of categories, ranging from referral excellence to business leadership to innovation, with LeadingRE Chairman of the Board Mike Pappas from The Keyes Company and Illustrated Properties (Miami, FL) presenting the awards.

According to LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma, the awards presentation was a highlight of the annual Conference Week, which attracted nearly 2,000 attendees. “It is a true pleasure to have the opportunity to come together and celebrate our members’ successes and pay tribute to them for their dedication to their communities and to our network,” Boomsma said.

LeadingRE’s top company honor, the Diamond Award, went to the 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 – A Windermere Company (Sacramento, CA); Kentwood Real Estate (Denver, CO); Arizona Best Real Estate (Scottsdale, AZ); WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO); CamTaylor Realtors (Columbus, OH); and Marx-Bensdorf Realtors (Memphis, TN).

Baird & Warner (Chicago, IL) received the Most Innovative Brokerage Award, which honors one brokerage that has made an extraordinary difference for their company and their business community through a program that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. The prestigious Leadership Award, celebrating brokers whose leadership skills and achievements have drawn the attention and admiration of others, was presented Anthony Lamacchia, Lamacchia Realty (Waltham, MA).

Among the top marketing awards was the Best Overall Website, presented The Group Inc. Real Estate (Fort Collins, CO). Most Innovative Office Design was presented to Seven Gables Real Estate (Tustin, CA). The Referral of the Year was presented to Pinnacle Estate Properties, Inc. (Northridge, CA). Winning the Fast Tracker award for outstanding achievement and engagement in the first year of LeadingRE membership was Red Oak Realty (Piedmont, California).

The Crown of Excellence referral awards were given in seven company size categories: Allen Tate Company (Charlotte, NC); Realty Austin (Austin, TX); Beverly-Hanks & Associates (Asheville, NC); Dickens Mitchener (Charlotte, NC); Platinum Group, REALTORS (Colorado Springs, CO); WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO); Marx-Bensdorf Realtors (Memphis, TN); 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 Macdonald Realty Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) and The Keyes Company and Illustrated Properties(Miami, FL). Awarded for having the Top 5 Most Closed Outgoing Closings, in order of units, were: WEICHERT, REALTORS (Morris Plains, NJ); Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. (Chantilly, VA); Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (Pittsburgh, PA); Allen Tate Company (Charlotte, NC); and Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate (Rye Brook, NY).

The firms recognized with the Pinnacle Award for having the most outgoing revenue-generating referrals were: Long & Foster Real Estate Inc. (Chantilly, VA); Realty Austin (Austin, TX); Kentwood Real Estate (Denver, CO); Red Oak Realty (Piedmont, CA); WK Real Estate (Boulder, CO); Marx-Bensdorf Realtors (Memphis, TN); and Vista Encantada REALTORS, LLC (Albuquerque, NM).

The Top 5 Global Referral Award, recognizing members from outside the U.S. that sent the most outgoing referrals in 2021 were: Dexter Realty (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada); CIR REALTY from Calgary (Alberta, Canada); Macdonald Realty Ltd. (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada); Harvey Kalles Real Estate (Toronto, Ontario, Canada); and Bosley Real Estate, Ltd. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

Service recognition awards were presented for sharing contributions and talent to the LeadingRE community over many years. Earning the Hall of Fame Award was Lennox Scott, John L. Scott Real Estate (Bellevue, WA). Recognized with the Chairman’s Service Award were Kimberly Barkoff, Brown Harris Stevens (New York, NY); Tom Flanagan, The Group Inc. Real Estate (Fort Collins, CO); and Kim Mullins, HUFF Realty (Cincinnati, OH). Receiving the President’s Service Award were Michele Barnes, Parks Realty (Brentwood, TN); Renée Eads, Greenwood King Properties (Houston, TX); Kathleen Hollerbach, The Group Inc. Real Estate (Fort Collins, CO); Barrett Matheny, John L. Scott Real Estate (Bellevue, WA); Mike Pappas, The Keyes Company (Plantation, FL); Michael Phelan, Beverly-Hanks & Associates (Asheville, NC); Kirsten Smith, CIR REALTY (Calgary, Canada); Peter Thompson Barfoot & Thompson (Auckland, New Zealand); and Tammy Young, Sibcy Cline Realtors (Cincinnati, OH).

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 appoints Taco Heidinga as Global Business Development Director


Taco Heidinga joins LeadingRE as Director, Global Business Development

CHICAGO – (January 26, 2022) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) the global network of top independent real estate firms has announced the appointment of Taco Heidinga who joins the business as Director, Global Business Development. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, he will be responsible for recruiting new members in APAC region and growing the company’s program for marketing real estate developments worldwide. Taco, who is also an expert real estate coach, will also be involved in growing the organizations online learning platform Institute.

Taco brings 14 years of industry experience to the role, most recently running his own real estate training company focused on the business environment in Southeast Asia, where he worked alongside top agents and developers as well as marketing and sales professionals in the region. He is a Dutch national with global experience having worked with multiple companies across international markets, including Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the Netherlands, and the Caribbean.

Chris Dietz, Executive Vice President of Global operations at LeadingRE, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Taco to our global leadership team. A long-time friend of our network, he brings a specialized background in the APAC region and a fantastic professional network internationally. His skills will be hugely valuable as we continue to strengthen our global value proposition and create program offerings that support our members worldwide, particularly on the new development side. Taco’s appointment will also re-enforce our strong APAC footprint and support our growing initiatives in the region.”

Taco Heidinga commented: “I am excited to join a LeadingRE, a hugely successful business with proven models and efficient tools to support global real estate professionals, agencies, and developers to achieve their goals and perform at the highest level. Having spent years developing real estate training programs and workshops, I look forward to helping our members dive deeper into communication techniques and strategic growth to expand new ideas, strategies, and most importantly innovation for growth.”

Taco Heidinga can be reached at theidinga@LeadingRE.com.

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LeadingRE Selects Pacaso for Solutions Group Program

– Innovative platform helps people buy and co-own a luxury second home. –

CHICAGO – (January 18, 2022) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® announced today that it has selected Pacaso for its Solutions Group program, a collection of preferred business resources for the global network of 550 real estate firms. Pacaso is a tech-forward real estate platform that helps people buy and co-own a luxury second home for a fraction of the cost, offering fully managed LLC co-ownership, ongoing property management and a smart scheduling system.

Pacaso partners closely with real estate agents to help clients buy, sell, and own a second home. Real estate agents representing buyers who purchase a share of a Pacaso earn a generous referral commission, along with the opportunity to earn equity rewards. Pacaso manages the entire process, from scheduling a home tour and answering client questions, to managing inspections, escrow, title, and reporting.

“As the demand for second homes continues to rise, Pacaso gives real estate agents the opportunity to serve second home buyers and introduce them to co-ownership. It is also a great way for sellers to throw a wider net for potential buyers. Someone who could only afford $1 million on their own, can now own a portion of a home for up to $8 million. That is huge. It’s a powerful way to expand sales opportunities and help more people achieve second home ownership in a modern way,” said LeadingRE Vice President, Sales/Partnerships Jeff Kennedy.

“We’re thrilled to be part of the LeadingRE community and are particularly excited by the company’s international reach, as we continue to expand our services globally and work with agents across the world to help people buy and co-own a luxury second home,” said Vice President of Industry Relations Marnie Blanco.

Learn more about Pacaso at www.pacaso.com. Learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at www.LeadingRE.com.

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About Pacaso

Pacaso® (pronounced like “Picasso”) modernizes the decades-old practice of co-ownership by creating a marketplace that makes buying, owning, and selling a luxury second home easy. From curating the best listings in top second home markets to offering integrated financing and sales from as little as ⅛ to as much as ½ ownership; upscale interior design; and professional property management, Pacaso provides owners with all the benefits of owning a second home with less hassle. After purchase, Pacaso manages the home on an ongoing basis and supports a frictionless resale process in partnership with a licensed real estate professional. Pacaso was co-founded by former Zillow executives Austin Allison and Spencer Rascoff.

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 1.3 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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Leading Real Estate Companies of the World Announces 35 New Members in 2021

– Global real estate network plans more strategic growth in 2022. –

CHICAGO – January 10, 2022 – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), the global network of top independent real estate firms, expanded its footprint with the addition of 35 new member firms in 16 countries in 2021. In all, LeadingRE now encompasses 550 member firms, with more than 150,000 sales associates in 70 countries worldwide.

The newest member firms include businesses from Canada, Colombia, Cyprus, Dubai, France, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Montenegro, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

“We are delighted to have welcomed so many quality-focused firms to our network in 2021, despite the continued impact of the pandemic on the global real estate market. Leaders of these businesses recognize the value of aligning with like-minded real estate professionals, and we look forward to supporting their continued growth through our programs and resources,” said LeadingRE President and CEO, Paul Boomsma.

According to LeadingRE Executive Vice President, Global Operations Chris Dietz, 2022 will bring continued expansion. ‘‘Our goal is to build on the success we have had, not only with new members, but also with our existing members. Member loyalty and engagement have been incredibly strong over the past year, and we want to nurture those bonds and be responsive to whatever needs and opportunities may arise in the coming year.”

Companies selected for membership in LeadingRE are recognized for their commitment to a quality customer experience and their superior knowledge of both local and global real estate markets.

 

New members include:

  • @properties Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • 460 Realty, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • Advisors Living, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  • AG Real Estate & Associates, Woodway, Texas, USA
  • Austin Hill Realty, Savannah, Georgia, USA
  • Bibian Group Israel Real Estate, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • BONNE APART REAL ESTATE BROKERS LLC, Dubai, UAE
  • Cape Breton Realty, Saint Peters, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Capital Homes, London, UK
  • Cervera Real Estate, Miami, Florida, USA
  • Charter One Realty, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, USA
  • Colliers, Dublin, Ireland
  • Domus Realty, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Elfant Wissahickon Realtors, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • EVBodrum | TANBAY Consulting , Bodrum, Turkey
  • FGP Swiss & Alps, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Fox Smart Real Estate Agency, Nicosia, Cyprus
  • Ganahl Immobilien AG, Heerbrugg, Switzerland
  • Gerrard-Hoeschler REALTORS, Onalaska, Wisconsin, USA
  • Golden Group Holding, Kotor, Montenegro
  • Halter Associates Realty, Woodstock, New York, USA
  • Hannan & Piper Real Estate, Barcelona, Spain
  • Luxury Lake Oconee Real Estate Group, Greensboro, Georgia, USA
  • Maud & Blaise, Saint Remy De Provence, France.
  • Moskito Real Estate, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • PRC PROPIEDAD RAIZ COLOMBIA, Cali, Colombia
  • Preferred,Realtors LTD, Plymouth, Michigan, USA
  • Provincial Realty, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Real Estate Distribution System (REDS) Japan, Tokyo, Japan
  • SANHEN, Hyeres, France
  • Solid Rock Realtors, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA
  • The Aland Realty Group, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
  • Vanguard Properties, San Francisco, California, USA
  • Vantage West Realty Inc., Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
  • Zihuabello, Zihuatanejo, Mexico

 

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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 1.3 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 over 200 firms in over 20 countries specializing in the commercial arena.

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LeadingRE Expands Member Services Team


Tamara McHugh and Keith Spriggs, CRP, join the LeadingRE team as Vice Presidents, Business Solutions.

 

CHICAGO – December 13, 2021 – Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) has expanded its Member Services team, with the addition of Tamara McHugh and Keith Spriggs, CRP, both in the role of Vice President, Business Solutions.

In their new roles, McHugh and Spriggs will serve as business consultants for a defined group of LeadingRE member brokerages, focusing on understanding each company’s unique objectives and helping them be more successful through the utilization of LeadingRE’s extensive programs and services. They will also offer expertise on the trends impacting the real estate industry to help members continuously strengthen their value proposition, deliver a superior customer experience and ensure sales associates succeed at the highest levels.

McHugh comes to LeadingRE with over 15 years of account management experience with Dow Jones, most recently serving as global senior sales director for Wall Street Journal and other brands. In this role, she led the sales and support teams in strategic operations and interfaced with real estate company executives to develop strategic marketing opportunities.

Spriggs has specialized in the corporate relocation sector since 2004, working as client service manager for LeadingRE’s mobility management company, RELO Direct®, since 2007. As the account manager for a wide range of corporate clients, Keith has provided consultative services on everything from program management to departure and destination services.

“We are delighted to welcome Tamara and Keith to our team. Already well-known and highly respected in our network, both bring a unique perspective and extensive industry expertise that will benefit our members greatly,” said Pat Poole, LeadingRE Senior Vice President, Business Solutions/North America.

McHugh and Spriggs are based in LeadingRE’s Chicago headquarters. McHugh can be reached at tmchugh@LeadingRE.com, and Spriggs can be reached at kspriggs@LeadingRE.com.

 

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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 1.3 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 over 200 firms in over 20 countries specializing in the commercial arena.

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Mayfair International Realty Joins Reliance Relocation


Nick Churton, Mayfair International Realty Co-founder and Managing Director, and Annette Reeve, Mayfair International Realty Co-founder and COO 

 

CHICAGO – (November 8, 2021) – Chicago-based Reliance Relocation Services, Inc., parent organization of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), announced today that Mayfair International Realty has joined its portfolio of global brands.

Based in the United Kingdom, Mayfair International Realty is a highly respected international luxury real estate network, with 460 offices in 14 countries. By joining forces with Reliance Relocation, Mayfair International Realty brings additional resources and connections to its membership, while continuing to operate as a separate entity.

According to Nick Churton, Mayfair International Realty co-founder and managing director, the relationship is an exciting step in Mayfair’s steady growth. “With Reliance Relocation, Mayfair International Realty will continue to thrive as an exclusive luxury real estate network in its own right.  Now that this piece is in place, there are exciting opportunities for brokers and agents worldwide. Mayfair has a unique chance to supercharge its advance to the very top of its field,” Churton said.

Annette Reeve, Mayfair International Realty co-founder and COO, adds, “It is rare nowadays to find two large and influential real estate businesses that are such a great fit and together are so much larger than the sum of their parts. Mayfair International Realty brings an exclusive element to Reliance Relocation’s stable of leading brands.”

Mayfair International Realty will continue to operate as a separate entity, with its London-based leadership team and staff.

“This strategic addition to our real estate family further solidifies our organization as the global home for independent real estate firms worldwide,” said Reliance CEO Paul Boomsma. “Our philosophies are well aligned, with a focus on total support of our members’ and sales associates’ success and elevating the consumer experience.”

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About Mayfair International

Over 26 years, Mayfair International Realty has built steadily to become one of the most highly respected exclusive international luxury real estate marketing networks. Based in London, the group is renowned for working closely with leading brokers and agents in many of the world’s prime luxury real estate markets. To learn more about Mayfair International Realty, visit mayfairinternationalrealty.com.

 About Reliance Relocation Services, Inc.

Chicago-based Reliance Relocation Services, Inc. is a global real estate company engaged in all real estate sectors—residential, commercial and relocation. With roots dating back to 1963, today Reliance Relocation Services operates multiple brands, including Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, a global network of top independent real estate firms; Luxury Portfolio International®, its luxury marketing division; RELO Direct®, Inc., its third-party relocation company; Luxury Daily, a leading luxury business news service; and Mayfair International Realty, an international luxury real estate network. Its core network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, is comprised of 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.

About Nick Churton

Mayfair International Realty co-founder and managing director Nick Churton has been an influential figure in international real estate for over fifty years. Following an early real estate career based in London in 1995, Churton founded Mayfair Office to provide national and international property marketing expertise to some of the UK’s finest local and regional independent estate agents. Today Nick advises property professionals on international property marketing across the globe.

About Annette Reeve

Mayfair International Realty co-founder and COO Annette Reeve is a real estate professional with over forty years’ experience. A real estate agent since leaving school, Reeve was trained in the London area and owned and ran a three-office brokerage before joining the Mayfair Group and co-founding Mayfair International Realty. She shares a deep understanding of real estate management, structure and development with a keen interest in people and property. This know-how makes her a popular source of fresh ideas for real estate clients and a welcome mine of valuable information and balanced advice to international buyers and sellers.

 

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