In July, Tacoma, Washington real estate agent Marguerite Giguere won the Popham Award, given by the local chamber of commerce for the resident who had done the most in the past year to build community spirit.
The role of the real estate agent is changing. That’s clear. Read the hybrid broker special report I helped produce while at Inman. Part of what spurred the report was an increasing prevalence of savvy real estate brokers and agents building business models around the recognition that the digital era has made agents’ work, especially on the listing side, so much easier.
Tears water his eyes. Sitting at his kitchen table, he reminisces about his wife of 50 years who recently passed away. He’s in rough shape, his house is in rough shape and Wilmington, North Carolina, real estate broker Stephanie Lanier sits across from him. They talk about his time in the Navy, his wife, laugh some.
Like Lady and the Tramp finding themselves on the same noodle, a husband and wife searching separately online in late 2014 for a Burlingame, California, real estate agent ran into Raziel Ungar.