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First-Ever David Griffin and Co. Gingerbread House Contest: You Be The Judge

By Candy Evans / December 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

He is one of the most innovative independent brokers in town. Last month, David Griffin, founder of the David Griffin & Company real estate firm, asked me to help judge his company’s first-ever Gingerbread House Contest. “We will hold the event at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture on Routh Street, where there is […]

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Southlake’s Judy M. Jones Receives Distinguished Service Award From Texas Realtors

By Joanna England / October 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

From Staff Reports Texas Realtors recently presented Dallas/Fort Worth-based Realtor Judy M. Jones with its Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her long history of community service within the real estate industry. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes outstanding Realtors with a record of at least 25 years of service and civic participation. “Judy’s involvement within […]

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Alana Davis Joins Briggs Freeman as New VP of Sales

By Candy Evans / September 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

  Alana Davis has joined Briggs-Freeman-Sotheby’s International Realty as vice president of sales. Davis’ responsibilities will include agent development, agent recruitment, strategic planning, and business planning, as well as sales-related projects with the firm’s executive team. Active in real estate sales for nearly 20 years in both Texas and Florida Davis provides a deep well […]

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Good Home Team Takes a Chance on eXp’s Secret Sauce

By Joanna England / July 31, 2019 / 3 Comments

The real estate industry’s transformation is creating a bevy of new business models that cater to specific concerns within the industry, mostly for buyers and sellers. But what about the agent experience? What are these new brands doing that enhances the broker’s ability to manage multiple agents and to create a business that generates wealth […]

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Small World Realty Merges 150-Plus Agent Firm With DFW-Based Keller Williams GO 

By Joanna England / July 19, 2019 / 6 Comments

Robert Meche, the charismatic leader of Small World Realty and co-branded Smoker Broker, is at the forefront of real estate industry disruption and has been proactively researching how he can contribute and influence industry outcomes as the lives of real estate agents are in flux.  Meche embraces change and is welcoming the challenge. As part […]

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Ebby CFO Ron Burgert Announces Retirement

By Candy's Dirt / June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staff Reports Ron Burgert, chief financial officer of the Ebby Halliday Companies, is a rarity in these days of frequent job hopping. Burgert has been at the same job, in the same position, for 42 years. Burgert, who recently announced his decision to retire from the company he has played a significant role in building, […]

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