Congratulations to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Third Quarter 2015 Award Winners!

The agents and offices of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group have received national recognition for their third quarter sales success!

Sales Professional and Team Awards:
The Lowe Group – Lincoln Park Clark – 1st Place in Illinois for Total GCI

The MG Group – Lincoln Park Clybourn – #3 in Illinois for for Total GCI, #3 in Illinois for Residential Units

Home Discovery Team – Webster and Elmhurst – #1 in Illinois for Residential Units, #2 in Illinois for Total GCI

Office Awards:
Lincoln Park Webster – #1 office in the U.S. Midwest for Total GCI for offices with 21-40 sales professionals

Lincoln Park Clybourn – #2 office in the U.S. Midwest for Total GCI for offices with more than 76 sales professionals; #2 office in the U.S. Midwest for Residential Units for offices  with more than 76 sales professionals

Mag Mile – #3 office in the U.S. Midwest for Total GCI for offices with more than 76 sales professionals
Congratulations again on your third quarter success!

One Magnificent Future | Countdown to Conversion – March 10, 2014

One Magnificent Future

Dear Agents, Employees and Leadership Team,

In less than one month, we are painting the town cabernet!

We’re heading to the national convention this week, and expect to have great things to bring back home to share with all of you.  But there is a lot going on right here.

KEY CONVERSION ACTIVITIES:

•  A beautiful new series of branding ads has been created.  Look for the first one to appear in the Pioneer Press this week, and for eCards to be available very soon.

•  Our Harbor Country office has moved into its beautiful new location in the heart of downtown New Buffalo.

•  Business card proofs have been sent to each office to ensure that all contact information is correct.

•  Our sign installation company has started to change our black posts to white posts, to make the panel conversion a quick operation.

•  We held three very successful meetings to introduce the new KoenigRubloff Advantage agent benefits program, offering insurance and financial planning options.

•  Brochures, Hot Sheets and Open House directories have been designed.  Stay tuned for exciting news about these hands-free, company-wide programs.

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GET READY:

Here are some things you can do right now:

• Sign Rider Survey – provide information about your current yard sign rider to your office administrator.

• Make plans to attend the Agent Benefits meeting for your office this week. See your Managing Broker for details about the location and time.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is now located in 33 states, and we warmly welcome Prudential Tropical Realty in Tampa, Florida to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices family.  To see a full list of the 22 companies that are joining this spring, check out this Inman News article.

Look for more BHHS transition news in this space next week!

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Conversion Updates!

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Dear Agents, Employees and Leadership Team,

The temperature may not feel like spring yet, but the new listing activity and open houses are heating up.  We’re thrilled to be getting ready to introduce our new brand as the market is growing.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. named by BusinessVibes as one of the top 10 companies doing it right.  So, it’s no surprise that the network is growing so quickly. We warmly welcome Prudential Serls Prime Properties in Poughkeepsie, NY, to the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices family.

KEY CONVERSION ACTIVITIES:

*         Business card information has been collected, and by the end of the week, we’ll start processing proofs.  In the next five weeks, we’ll print nearly 1 MILLION business cards.

*         Design work for the updated home page of the KoenigRubloff website has begun. and we’re looking forward to a stunning online representation of the brand that will help drive new business.

*         Our conversion team is headed to BHHS HQ in Irvine, California for two days of intensive training with experts on the new tools and programs that we’ll be rolling out next month.

*         Folders, notecards and stationery are headed for the printer and will be rolling off press very soon.

GET READY:

Here are some things you can do right now:

*         Make plans to join us for information about The KoenigRubloff Advantage program that offers insurance and financial planning options for our agents.  Sessions are being held March 4 & 5 at DePaul, National Louis University in Skokie, and IIT in Wheaton.

*         Take a count of the open house tent signs that you may have stored at home. We’ll be asking for that information as we get ready for our junk/swap days next month.

Look for more BHHS transition news in this space next week!

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THIS JUST IN!

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ affiliates are making news across the country! We are proud to be part of this fantastic network which is growing every day.  Here are just a few of the most recent press articles:

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Join Us: Company Meetings

Please join us for the first round of BHHS KoenigRubloff Realty Group meetings!

There will be 3 regional events next week:

  • Tuesday, January 21 – Wheaton
  • Wednesday, January 22 – Skokie
  • Thursday, January 23 – Lincoln Park

Please see below invitations for details on the meeting nearest you!

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Honors & Updates!

Dear Agents, Employees and Leadership Team,

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has earned a great deal of praise in just a short time, and the latest honor is the recognition of our national and local leadership in the Swanepoel Power 200 list of the most influential real estate professionals.

Congratulations to HSF Affiliates CEO Earl Lee, BHHS President Stephen Phillips, HomeServices of America Chairman and CEO Ron Peltier and President and COO Bob Moline along with our own CEO Nancy Nagy, and President Michael Pierson.

Amazing leadership is one of the many reasons that the BHHS presence throughout the country is growing each week. We welcome Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices GalloRealty in Delaware, as the newest company to join BHHS.

KEY CONVERSION ACTIVITIES:

  • Look for our new branding ads this week in the Pioneer Press and Nadig newspapers (see attached for a sneak preview), featuring some words of real estate wisdom from Warren Buffett along with warm imagery that speaks to the fundamental value of our business.
  • Our social media specialists are building out a full brand presence including Pinterest, Linked In and Google+. Look for announcements and invitations soon.  If you haven’t already, make sure to like us on Facebook.
  • Our stationary designs are finalized and ready for the printer.
  • The marketing team is working hard on the new look for presentation materials, CMAs and sphere communications pieces that will convey the value of the BHHS brand to your buyers and sellers.

GET READY:

Here are some things you can do right now:

  • Inventory your desk, home office and even your car for materials that will need to have the company name or logo updated.  Don’t forget your online presence on social media and web-based tools.
  • Spring market is just around the corner.  When talking with prospective sellers, don’t forget to keep the Our Market Presence piece handy to tell the story of the combined power and market share of the KoenigRubloff Realty Group.

Look for more BHHS transition news in this space next week!

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