Agent Migration

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Lori VanMeter Happy at Halo

By Joshua Baethge / November 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

After nearly 18 years at one North Texas brokerage, longtime Dallas agent Lori VanMeter has joined Halo Group Realty.   “It just seemed like the right time at the right place with the right people,” VanMeter said. She has known Halo Executive Vice President Kevin Caskey since 2002 when they were both newbies at what was […]

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Courtney Benson Property Group Affiliates with Coldwell Banker

By Joshua Baethge / October 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Courtney Benson Property Group is now affiliated with Coldwell Banker’s Plano office.  The husband-and-wife duo of Courtney and Gabriel Benson was a top producing team last year, accounting for more than $13 million in sales. “Courtney and Gabriel’s market knowledge, dedication to their clients, and strong negotiation skills are only a few of the reasons […]

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Former Corporate Accountant Loren Hall Teams Up With Phillip Murrell

By Joshua Baethge / August 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Compass Real Estate Broker Phillip Murrell announced that Loren Hall would be joining his team.  Though Phillip Murrell admits that he was not initially looking to grow his group — the added stressors of COVID-19 and the corresponding shelter-in-place orders made the timing less than optimal — but after meeting former corporate accountant Loren Hall for coffee, he said […]

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Lucinda Buford Joins Allie Beth Allman

By Joshua Baethge / August 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Top-selling agent Lucinda Buford has joined Allie Beth Allman & Associates after a long affiliation with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s.   This year has brought many changes for Buford. In the spring she stepped away from a decade-long partnership to venture out on her own. She successfully navigated sales through a world-wide pandemic. And she stepped over […]

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Northcutt Realty Teams Up with JP & Associates

By Joshua Baethge / August 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

Jason Northcutt recently teamed with JP & Associates Realtors.  His McKinney-based North Realty Group will now operate under the JPAR umbrella. He hopes the move will help both brands grow their market share in the area. “I love what I do,” Northcutt said. “I wanted to continue growing what we already started and the move just […]

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Industry Leaders Joining Coldwell Banker

By Joshua Baethge / August 3, 2020 / 1 Comment

Over the past several months Coldwell Banker has been adding agents who not only boast enviable sales records, but are also active on the public service side of the industry. In March, the Pressley + Matthews team of Taylor Walcik and Sid Thom joined the firm. According to Walcik, they are now in a really good place […]

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