A Couple of Notes on the REALTrends 250 Top Sales Professionals List

  RealTrends does some great work. I love playing with their numbers, when they become available. The most recent one is a project they did with the Wall Street Journal ranking the top 1000 real estate agents and teams in the United States. (And, no, I have no idea how they got the data, what […]

[7DS] Brokerage Performance Speculation – 2007/2008

Just thought some of you might want to check out this new post over on 7DS Associates blog: The annual Brokerage Performance Report put together by REALTrends is one of the most useful and important studies for the real estate brokerage industry.  Unfortunately, the last report was released in 2007, and nothing has been released […]

[Research] Brokerage Performance 2008/2009 – Speculative Analysis

The annual Brokerage Performance Report put together by REALTrends is one of the most useful and important studies for the real estate brokerage industry.  Unfortunately, the last report was released in 2007, and nothing has been released since then. The trouble with the 2007 Report, as valuable as it is, is that it uses 2006 […]

Interesting Factoids from RISMedia’s 2008 Power Broker Results

One of the most valuable pieces of data in our industry, I think, is the annual Power Broker Report and Survey conducted by RISMedia.  The 2008 edition is no exception, and is available here.  I highly recommend it if you’re interested in our industry as a whole. I like to play with the numbers as […]

Interesting Factoids from RISMedia's 2008 Power Broker Results

One of the most valuable pieces of data in our industry, I think, is the annual Power Broker Report and Survey conducted by RISMedia.  The 2008 edition is no exception, and is available here.  I highly recommend it if you’re interested in our industry as a whole. I like to play with the numbers as […]

Inside the Brokerage Numbers, Part 1 (AKA, Umm… WTF?)

Over at the OnBlog, I posted an item discussing the difference between how much brokerages spend on print advertising vs. their website. That was for the clients (past, present and future) of Onboard Informatics. This blog is where I get to talk speculative BS with friends in the RE.net. So… let me start out by […]