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On the Rocks: RE/MAX Splits From Short-Lived Partnership With Redfin

By Candy Evans / May 15, 2019 / 1 Comment

It was a quick divorce from a two-month romance. And to be honest, sort of a head-scratcher. In mid-March, RE/MAX, the 40-year-old, Denver-based national real estate franchise broker announced a unique partnership with Redfin, the tech-focused brokerage that has morphed over the years, from trying to wipe out the Real Estate agent to employing them […]

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Browne + Douglas Group Adds Two New Agents

By Bethany Erickson / April 25, 2019 / 1 Comment

When the dynamic duo of Cathy Browne and Beth Douglas joined forces as Browne + Douglas Group last year, it was expected that the two — long known for being top-producing Ebby Halliday agents — would do big things from their home base at the company’s state-of-the-art offices in Allen. Between the two, they have […]

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Former Virginia Cook Agents Settling in at New Homes

By Joshua Baethge / April 17, 2019 / 4 Comments

By the time Virginia Cook Realtors officially shut down this week, the vast majority of agents from the firm’s six locations had already found new homes.  Many of them were hesitant to talk about the experience out of respect for their former boss. Those who did generally shared the sentiment that they were saddened by […]

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In Real Estate and in Life, There’s Nothing Average About Joe Atkins

By Karen Eubank / April 5, 2019 / 4 Comments

Joe Atkins and I held hands — sweating and terrified. Then we ran, screamed, and jumped off the top of a giant platform, into the trees. Not exactly how you get to know your average Realtor, but then there is nothing average about Joe. Don’t worry, that scene ended well. We were just zip-lining on […]

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Sources Say Virginia Cook Realtors to Close Shop April 15

By Candy's Dirt / March 25, 2019 / 7 Comments

Staff Reports After 20 years serving the North Texas real estate community, multiple sources have confirmed that Virginia Cook Realtors will close for business on April 15. The brokerage, which has five offices throughout the region, is helmed by its eponymous founder and executive officer Sheila Rice. David Griffin & Company Realtors, formerly a brand […]

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Compass Displaying Listing Agents Names Now on Consumer Website

By Candy Evans / March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

Compass Displaying Listing Agents Names

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