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[May 8, 2018]

Swanepoel Mega 1000 ranks industry’s top brokerages

California-based real estate consulting firm T3 Sixty, for the first time today, released the Swanepoel Mega 1000 , a new inclusive ranking of real…
[May 1, 2018]

Redfin, Compass crack top 10 in new Swanepoel Mega 1000 list

Redfin and Compass, disruptive barbarians at the gate from the tech industry, are now among the top 10 largest real estate brokerages in America,…
[February 15, 2018]

T3 Sixty Grows Brokerage Consulting Services

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CALIF. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 15, 2018 Real estate brokerage and franchise executives face continuing challenges to grow, strengthen and evolve in the…
[January 31, 2018]

Keller Williams Claims to be U.S. Sales Volume Leader, Surpassing Re/Max

Long the largest real estate franchise by number of agents globally, Keller Williams on Wednesday claimed it has become the leader by sales volume…
[January 22, 2018]

Get an Edge with Smart Home Tech in 2018

What if I told you there was a growing trend that could turbocharge your real estate business? Something that 40 percent of agents agree…
[January 18, 2018]

Gary Keller, Six Other Austinites Make National List of Most Powerful Real Estate Leaders

Gary Keller, co-founder of Keller Williams, was named the most powerful person in residential real estate in 2018 on the influential Swanepoel Power 200…
[January 16, 2018]

Real Estate Tech Execs Gain More Traction in This Year’s Swanepoel Power 200

The SP200 (Swanepoel Power 200) is the definitive ranking of the leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry and is published…
[January 16, 2018]

Gary Keller Takes Top Spot on 2018 Swanepoel Power 200

Gary Keller, founder of the 35-year-old Keller Williams franchise, rose two rankings from last year to claim the top spot on the 2018 Swanepoel…
[November 6, 2017]

New Step-by-Step Merger Guide Tackles MLS Dysfunction

CHICAGO — More and more, brokers and agents have been calling for their MLSs to merge … and MLSs are listening. The National Association…
[September 27, 2017]

How to Create a Pay Structure That Promotes Team and Company Growth

No matter which compensation structure you use, match it to the needs of your employees, their efforts and successes, to incentivize business growth….
[September 27, 2017]

3 Simple Things You Must Do to Create a Rock-Solid Business Plan

Many people dream of becoming an entrepreneur — and making the millions that can come with owning a business. The only problem: There’s a…
[August 25, 2017]

3 Tips for Balancing the Needs of Your Investors and Customers

Juggling all of the elements required to keep a company moving in a fiscally responsible direction can be daunting, even for executives with considerable…
[August 8, 2017]

5 Ways to Budget Your Time to Ensure Long-Term Success

Knowing how to budget your time wisely can mean the difference between a streak of short-term wins versus long-term successes….
[July 10, 2017]

3 Lessons in Communication From 2017 PR Gaffes

In a time when even the most ordinary post can go viral, leaders can no longer afford to ask their PR departments to craft…
[June 13, 2017]

It’s Never Too Early to Plan Your Business’s Succession Strategy

The previous 12 months and the next 12 months will bring more significant shifts in leadership in the residential real estate brokerage industry than…
[May 15, 2017]

5 Strategies To Help Legacy Industries Avoid Technological Growing Pains

Although real estate struggles with fragmentation, its biggest issue is the same one many legacy industries grapple with: applying and updating long-entrenched processes. Implementing…
[May 4, 2017]

How To Manage Expectations with a Growing Team

Startups must let go of the management reins as they accelerate toward their desired destination by building specially designed teams with smaller-than-normal numbers. The…
[March 22, 2017]

Colorado MLSs embark on ‘highly charged’ merger talks

“REcolorado and IRES are pleased to announce the two MLS organizations have joined together to appoint T3 MLS … to explore and facilitate discussions…
[March 16, 2017]

3 ways real estate brokers can improve their agent quality

The National Association of Realtors’ 2015 DANGER report cited the number of “nominal agents” as a major industry concern. The report’s author, Stefan Swanepoel,…
[March 16, 2017]

Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive vs. Upstream: A data management arms race?

Their products include UpstreamRE’s Upstream, Zillow Group’s Bridge Interactive, CoreLogic’s Trestle, Black Knight’s Paragon for Brokers, Instanet Solutions’ Instanet Forms, and Realtors Property Resource’s…
[March 13, 2017]

Is your brokerage taking full advantage of technology?

It isn’t that there are fewer tasks, but rather that “technology can now do more than one of those tasks,” said industry expert Stefan…
[March 7, 2017]

Wendy Forsythe joins T3 Group

Speaking of new gigs, looks like Wendy Forsythe has joined Swanepoel T3 Group. They have just announced a new brokerage consulting division, dubbed T3…
[February 23, 2017]

5 Ways To Use Dual Strategies And Plans To Keep Every Piece In Play

Life and business are both like a game of chess. They require identifying hurdles, evaluating options, organizing priorities, and deciding on execution. Playing chess…
[February 21, 2017]

5 Steps to Communicate More Successfully Across Cultures

There are many cultures, tribes, nations, and languages across the world. As someone who has lived in four countries and visited more than 40,…
[February 16, 2017]

Shortcuts: Zillow Group’s power play, actual intelligence, and NAR’s next move

Build or buy? Zillow Group has clearly been leaning toward buying for its data management platform. Paul Hagey (of Inman fame) and I took…
[February 14, 2017]

Three factors that will affect the Real Estate Industry under a Trump Presidency

2016 has come and gone — but not without its share of surprises. First, the Brexit vote shocked the world as the European Union…
[February 1, 2017]

Spencer Rascoff most influential person in US real estate

Spencer Rascoff, Chief Executive Officer, of Zillow Group, has been named as the most influential person in United States real estate in 2017. Mr…
[January 14, 2017]

Real Estate Leaders Honored in Swanepoel Power 200

The top leaders in residential real estate were recently honored in the annual Swanepoel POWER 200 2015/16. Innovators from all the largest real estate…
[January 12, 2017]

2017 Inman Influencers List, SP200 Honors WAV Group Clients and Leaders

The impact of the annual reveal of both the Inman Influencer List and the Swanepoel Power 200 is like a social media cannon shot:…
[January 11, 2017]

Phil Soper wrote this article on Linkedin

Stefan Swanepoel​, best-selling author and Chairman & CEO of the Swanepoel T3 Group, is the man behind the Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200), the most…