The Real Estate Blog
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Articles about "Residential Broker"
Elegran's 90% Sales Growth into Manhattan's Top Firms
February 12, 2018
Elegran posted the second highest increase in closed transaction volume in 2017 of Manhattan’s Top 25 firms according to The Real Deal last week.Read More
NYC Brokerages Prepping Up for Good Year in Real Estate
February 11, 2013
If the lack of a winter slowdown in the market is any indication, all signs point to 2013 being an extremely good year for New York real estate. And it’s not just New York’s apartment hunters who are taking note of this phenomenon—the city’s residential real estate brokerages are expecting an increase in business, and are staffing up to prepare for that onslaught. (And yes, Elegran is hiring too—get in touch with us if you want to become a part of this exciting industry!)Read More
Brokers Unsure if REBNY Membership is Worth their While
December 08, 2011
The main constituency of the most powerful real estate organization in New York City is unhappy. Many residential brokers are reconsidering their membership in the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) after REBNY increased dues for the first time in 4 years despite the fact that it is in very good financial standing. In and of itself, this increase isn't that big of a deal - yearly dues for residential brokers cost $425 - but it has tapped into a preexisting undercurrent of discontent with the way REBNY is run. Out of REBNY’s 12,000 members, 78% are residential brokers, and out of the $6 million collected in in dues last year, brokers paid $2.5 million. Despite making up such a large part of the organization, many brokers claim that REBNY favors large owners, developers, bigger brokerages, and commercial firms, and that consequently they do very little for individual brokers. In short, they contend that those who contribute the most benefit the least.Read More