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Meet the NextHomie who made the top one-tenth of one percent

Meet the NextHomie who made the top one-tenth of one percent

Pleasanton, CA — June 26, 2020 — NextHome is thrilled to announce that an exceptional NextHomie made REAL Trends + Tom Ferry’s The Thousand list that highlights the top one-tenth of one percent of more than 1.4 million licensed REALTORS® nationwide.

The Thousand list is put together every year by REAL Trends, a trusted source for news, analysis, and information on the residential brokerage industry. The list ranks the top real estate agents and teams in the United States, by both sales volume and transaction sides. The ranking is in partnership with Tom Ferry International and advertised in The Wall Street Journal.

The NextHomie who made the list ranked No. 12 on the 2020 Agent-Owned Brokerage Individual Transaction Sides list with 283 sides. Congratulations to Kimberly Taylor of NextHome First Class! 

Kimberly is not only a leader in the industry, but also at NextHome. She has always graciously shared her vast knowledge from the field at real estate events, and on a ground level, assisting other members one-on-one. 

Kimberly Taylor is the owner of NextHome First Class based out of Freeport, Illinois. Licensed since 2001, she has always been an early adopter of cutting-edge technology and constant education. With her commitment to providing first-class service to her clients, Kimberly has steadily built her business year-over-year as one of the best agents in her area.

Kimberly has a team of support staff to help her with her transactions but makes sure that each of her clients gets a personal and custom real estate experience. With her hands-on approach, her listings usually go under contract in under 60 days – half of the average days on market of competitors’ listings.

Please join us in congratulating Kimberly on her continued success! We’re so proud to have NextHomies like her helping people find their next home. 

 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.

When Shooie Met Sally: A Luke Day Story

When Shooie Met Sally: A Luke Day Story

Luke, our beloved orange French bulldog mascot, has been with us since NextHome’s inception. Since 2014, his presence has caught the eye of real estate professionals and consumers alike as he helps people find their next home.

Like any four-legged friend who joins the family, Luke has a birthday that is celebrated each year, landing on June 15th. In 2019, NextHome set aside June 15th as “Luke Day” to celebrate Luke by participating in community service and outreach. 

NextHome offices across the country use this special day as an opportunity to step away from business and come together to serve our local areas and the people and pets that thrive there. Events range from food and school supplies drives to pet vaccine clinics and adoption events. 

Last year, NextHome’s corporate office based in Pleasanton, California used Luke’s special day to bring attention to Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation (ARF) in Walnut Creek, California.

“At NextHome, we know how much joy pets can bring to our homes and hearts,” said James Dwiggins, Chief Executive Officer of NextHome, Inc. “It is so important to highlight and support the great work that animal rescues do to save pet’s lives, support pet owners, and help nurture a sense of joy in our homes.”

With it being a year later now, we’re taking a look back at our inaugural Luke Day with the story of Sally, one of the animals available for adoption that day. 

When Shooie Met Sally: A Luke Day Story 

The sniffing and sizing up in the park last summer began benignly enough, but Shooie the dachshund couldn’t have imagined where this relationship with the energetic rescue puppy was heading. Neither could Shooie’s owners, Joel and Veronica Stein. 

The dogs met at NextHome’s annual Luke Day in 2019 and the Stein family grew by four paws that day in June. 

“We don’t regret for a moment adopting Sally,” Veronica said of their German Shepard-looking rescue Sally. “She is a great addition to our life.”

At the mention of his new sister, the Stein’s five-year-old dachshund tipped her head. 

“Shooie is glad she is here too,” Veronica added with a smile. 

For the past year, Shooie and Sally have continued sizing each other up, but their love has grown. The mellow dachshund has learned to tolerate Sally’s energy and Sally has taught Shooie a thing or two about the importance of backyard squirrels. 

“They’ve learned to get along over the past year,” Veronica said. “Now when we leave with Sally, the first thing she does when she comes home is look for Shooie.”

Together, the furry friends have developed a tag-team system for barking at backyard intruders and welcoming front door visitors. Sally has taken up the role of underfoot kitchen companion while Shooie contentedly secures his spot on the couch. 

“Sally likes to stay close,” Joel said with a smile. “You could be doing something in the kitchen and she plops down two inches from your foot. She definitely likes to follow you – until something diverts her attention and she wants to go outside.”

Those outside distractions include her fascination with the cluster of squirrels who scurry along the back fence, taunting the excited puppy. 

“Those squirrels will sometimes turn around and flip their tails at her, almost as if they know what they are doing,” Veronica said. 

Sally’s love of the back-fence squirrels is only rivaled by her excitement over a good garden hose spray. 

“She loves the water,” Joel said. “When we have the garden hose out, she jumps and nips at the water and can’t get enough of that.” 

Life wasn’t always so fancy-free for Sally. As a young pup, Sally’s loving personality was sheltered and nurtured by ARF. The nonprofit organization’s core mission is the rescue of dogs and cats who have run out of time at public shelters, giving them a chance at life until a new home can be found. 

As NextHome celebrated Luke Day in 2019, several cats found forever homes, but Sally was the one and only dog available for adoption. 

“We had been talking about adopting a dog as a companion for Shooie, so when our sons called and told us that there was a dog we might really like available at Luke Day, we drove over,” Veronica recalled.  

As Shooie and Sally sniffed and scampered and played that day, Joel and Veronica knew they might have found the right addition to their family. 

“In everybody’s opinion, they were a great match,” Veronica recalled. “They were the same size, plus they weren’t all over each other and didn’t fight. It just seemed to work, so we took the chance.”

As previous rescue parents, the Steins were also impressed with ARF and it’s caring approach to adoptions. 

“We have been fortunate to adopt our animals from good rescue organizations, particularly Tony La Russa’s ARF,” Veronica said. “ARF offers training resources and contact information for veterinarians and pet insurance companies. When we adopted Sally, ARF provided a lot of educational materials and support, as well as starter food and, get this, toys! It was a pleasure working with them.”

As experienced rescue parents, the Steins will also be the first to tell you that adopting an animal isn’t easy. 

“Don’t underestimate what the challenges might be,” Joel said. 

Veronica added that new owners should always take advantage of any training opportunities and keep their expectations reasonable. 

“There is an adjustment period,” Veronica said. “Dogs just love people and they want to be your special friend. They watch you, but it takes time to make that true connection.”

One year after her adoption, Sally and the Steins are still working daily to build that connection, but not one of them would have it any other way. 

It warms our orange hearts that Sally was one of many animals adopted on Luke Day. At NextHome, our mission is to enrich lives by helping people find their next home, and we couldn’t be happier to know that animals are finding their next homes as well with the help of caring NextHomies across the country. 

For more information on Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation, visit https://www.arflife.org/

Shifting back to the present day, it’s an understatement to say that 2020 has been a hard year for everyone. In light of the ongoing uncertainty of the pandemic that has swept the world, this year’s Luke Day celebrations have been postponed to July 15th to allow NextHomies more time to plan and prepare for a safe way to help their local communities. 

This year, NextHome’s efforts will be focused on ways to support children in the local communities across the country where NextHome offices are located. With so much change in their day-to-day lives, with much confusion as to why, we hope Luke Day 2020 will bring smiles to their faces during these uncertain times. We’re excited to see ideas like adopting a classroom, sponsoring a graduating senior, and virtual book readings come to life – with lots of orange of course. 

About NextHome, Inc.

NextHome, Inc. is an independently owned national franchisor with a focus on changing the

way consumers work with local agents and shop for real estate online. The NextHome franchise

network ended 2019 with 400+ offices and over 3,600 members across 46 states. The company

closes over 23,000 transactions annually worth over $6.2B in volume.

NextHome Named a Top Franchise for Women along with other Highlights

NextHome Named a Top Franchise for Women along with other Highlights

Pleasanton, CA — April 21, 2020 — The NextHome Franchise was recently recognized by the Franchise Business Review in three different categories: Top Low-Cost Franchise, Top Franchise for Second Careers, and Top Franchise for Women (for the second year in a row). 

In February of 2020, the Franchise Business Review also named NextHome as the No. 3 top franchise out of 307 of the country’s top franchise brands. In the real estate category, NextHome ranked No. 1, an astonishing accomplishment for the six-year-old franchise.  

Franchise Business Review, a franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only rankings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes its rankings of top franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises, as well as in quarterly reports throughout the year that rank the top franchises in specific sectors.

NextHome was among 307 franchise brands, representing nearly 7,700 female franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research on the Top Franchises for Women. NextHome’s franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training & support, financial opportunity, and work/life balance. 

“The franchise industry provides many options to women seeking business ownership on a full- or part-time basis in multiple sectors,” says Michelle Rowan, President, and COO of Franchise Business Review. “The number of franchise opportunities can be overwhelming, so it’s critical to examine feedback from other female franchise owners on how well the franchise meets their expectations in terms of support, work/life balance, financial opportunity, and other key areas of business ownership. The brands on this year’s list are all excellent options for women looking to make the transition to owning and operating their own business.”

“It was always important for me when I was asked to lead the growth of the NextHome brand that we brought on the right people that share our vision, provide value, make a difference, and raise the bar in our industry,” said Charis Moreno, Vice President of Sales at NextHome. “Seeing that we made the list in a category I represent makes what we are doing that much more important and inspiring to me. Helping every class and gender become a business owner in our country is part of the American Dream, and to see we are leading in that dream makes our success that much more meaningful.” 

Since its inception in 2014, NextHome has been committed to providing exceptional service to the people involved in the real estate transaction, aiming to transform what can be a stressful process into a much smoother experience for the clients and the agents. The NextHome difference lies in our “humans over houses” mindset, our modern branding and technology, and our continued support of our members and their success.

For additional information about NextHome, visit: www.nexthome.com

 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

 

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.

NextHome Experience Recognized on The Top 1,000

NextHome Experience Recognized on The Top 1,000

Pleasanton, CA — April 3, 2020 — The NextHome franchise is thrilled to congratulate NextHome Experience for being placed on RISMedia’s 2020 Power Broker Report due to their hard work in 2019. The Worthington, Ohio-based brokerage finished the year with $250,325,639 in volume with 1,023 transactions, placing them No. 911 on the list for the entire country. 

NextHome Experience is owned/operated by business partners David Caraboolad and Vadim Barash. Since they joined NextHome in 2016, the brokerage has seen unbelievable growth with the opening of three office locations in Worthington, Granville, and Marysville, Ohio. 

Based on their 2019 production, the brokerage was recognized as the No.1 office in both transactions closed and total sales volume for the entire NextHome national franchise of more than 400 locations. 

“We couldn’t be more proud of David, Vadim, and the entire NextHome Experience team for their hard work and dedication to serving their community,” said James Dwiggins, CEO of NextHome, Inc. “Not only are they incredible real estate professionals and experts in their field, but impeccable human beings you want to surround yourself with.”

Please join us in congratulating NextHome Experience on their continued success!

 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

 

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.

NextHome’s Top Affiliates recognized by REAL Trends

NextHome’s Top Affiliates recognized by REAL Trends

Pleasanton, CA — March 31, 2020 — NextHome is thrilled to announce that four NextHome offices have been recognized on The REAL Trends 500 list for closing over 500 sides in 2019. The list ranks the top 500 brokerages in the U.S. and remains the undisputed leading report ranking the performance of the top residential real estate brokerage firms. 

These four NextHome brokerages closed over 500 sides in 2019, and we couldn’t be more proud of their hard work and dedication to helping people find their next home. 

The Top NextHome Affiliates:

  1. NextHome Experience – Worthington, OH – 1,023 closed sides
  2. NextHome Experience – Bangor, ME – 712 closed sides
  3. NextHome Realty Center – Cypress, TX – 694 closed sides
  4. NextHome Specialists – Columbia, SC – 567 closed sides

NextHome Experience in Worthington, OH is owned/operated by business partners David Caraboolad and Vadim Barash. Since they joined NextHome in 2016, the brokerage has seen unbelievable growth with the opening of three office locations. Based on their 2019 production, the brokerage was recognized as the No.1 office in both transactions closed and total sales volume for the entire NextHome national franchise of more than 400 locations. 

Owned by Jon Cota, NextHome Experience in Bangor, ME opened in 2016. Since then, the brokerage has grown to become one of the state’s most successful companies and has recently opened a second office location. Based on their 2019 production, NextHome Experience was recognized as the No.2 office in transactions closed for the entire NextHome national franchise. 

NextHome Realty Center in Cypress, TX is owned by Gayla Skates. The brokerage joined the NextHome franchise in 2016 and has three office locations. Based on their 2019 production, NextHome Realty Center was recognized as the No.3 office in transactions closed, and the No.2 office in total sales volume for the entire NextHome national franchise.

Owned by Thomas Shumpert, NextHome Specialists in Columbia, SC has seen great growth since joining the NextHome franchise in 2016 with the opening of five office locations. Based on their 2019 production, NextHome Specialists was recognized as a Diamond Pinnacle Office Award winner. 

Please join us in congratulating these hard-working NextHome brokerages on their success. We’re so proud to have NextHomies across the nation making a difference in their communities. 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.

Meet your February 2020 NextHomie of the Month!

Meet your February 2020 NextHomie of the Month!

Please join us in congratulating our NextHomie of the Month for February 2020, Denise Outlaw Adams of NextHome 2Buy-R-Sell in St. Louis, MO. Congratulations, Denise!

My first question to Denise was “Why Outlaw? Where did it come from?” Her answer left me with chills.

“My Great, Great Grandfather lived in the South and was a slave. He was caught at the gate of the property he worked on with one of the owner’s horses. They said he was a thief and they lynched him. In those days as an indentured servant, the slave took the last name of the people that owned them. Before his lynching, he proclaimed that he would never take his owner’s name and that he would die an Outlaw, and to this day his name carries on,” said Denise.

I was speechless… what followed was a glorious and wonderful conversation of all things Denise Outlaw Adams.

Denise was licensed in real estate in 1998. Prior to working in real estate, she worked in Human Resources for Anheuser Busch and McDonald’s. During that time, she lived in all corners of the nation. She moved around from Detroit to Dallas, Houston, Washington DC, Fairfax, VA to Pasadena, CA, and purchased 18 houses in the process!

“By the time I got back to headquarters at Anheuser Bush in St. Louis, I was ready to put some roots down,” said Denise.

Buying and selling houses and the business of relocation had become quite familiar to her by this time. In St. Louis she has purchased eight additional houses. It was easy to realize real estate was a natural next step.

After working for big-box franchises for many years, Denise decided to spread her wings and fly on her own. One day she happened upon a NextHome ad in REALTOR Magazine. However, it was immediately AFTER she had just established her own brand 2Buy-R-Sell. Yep, she had just completed trademarking her new logo, bought the office, and even had the ribbon cutting with the local chamber of commerce. However, she was still curious and investigated NextHome a bit more.

After meeting with Charis and receiving an invitation to attend the first NextHome conference in Nashville, Denise proclaimed “I. AM. HOME. When you’re home, you’re home, and you just know it.”

She rebranded everything and move forward in orange and hasn’t looked back since. NextHome 2Buy-R-Sell was established within the first one hundred offices in the company.

In has not been without grit and determination that Denise has remained an inspiration to all those she has helped in real estate, and continues to help.

“In the last three years, I have buried seven people that are very very close to my heart. Hardest three years I’ve had in my life. It is the

love and caring from my NextHome family and clients that have kept me going. 2020 is my year, look out!” said Denise.

When not busy with promoting NextHome 2Buy-R-Sell, Denise loves to travel, entertain, hang with her new pup Mitzi, and occasionally partake in a little Casino therapy.

“I am old school,” said Denise. “As long as I put God first, have truth in my heart, and live and do right the blessings will come. I always put people first. We think we are fighting things by ourselves, as humans we should share from the heart. Allowing ourselves to open up and not judge helps us find we have more in common with people when we are open and vulnerable. We are all just people”

Rapid Fire Questions!

AM: Describe yourself in three words

DOA: Honest, empathetic, leader. I am direct and have an over the top sense of humor. I jump right in there and take over. My worst trait is patience, I have quick wit so I get it, I have to learn to slow my roll.

AM: Do you have a favorite quote?

DOA: “You can’t fix what you don’t acknowledge”

AM: How do you define success?

DOA: Health, peace of mind, and clarity

AM: What describes a NextHomie?

DOA: Character, people first, fire

AM: Any words of wisdom for NextHomies?

DOA: At the end of the day if you have love and peace in your heart, you win. Every day I wake up grateful. Don’t let adversity get you down!

It’s easy to see why Denise earned the February 2020 NextHomie of the Month recognition. NextHomies, be sure to take a minute and get to know Denise when you see her at the 2020 NextHome Conference. That smile will shine from across the room 🙂 Congratulations, Denise!

Thanks for the wonderful year of interviews NextHomies!

Amanda Mills

NextHome Culture Committee Chair

NextHome Named No. 1 Real Estate Franchise in the U.S.

NextHome Named No. 1 Real Estate Franchise in the U.S.

Pleasanton, CA — February 10, 2020 — NextHome was named the No. 3 top franchise in owner satisfaction by Franchise Business Review, out of 307 of the country’s top franchise brands across all sectors. In the real estate category, NextHome ranked No. 1, an astonishing accomplishment for the six-year-old franchise. 

The franchise came in at the No. 4 spot for 2019, the first year it entered the survey. NextHome was also ranked a Top Franchise for Women and a Top Franchise for Veterans that same year. Improving upon this milestone in only 12 months is a significant step forward for NextHome.

Since its inception, NextHome has been committed to providing exceptional service to the people involved in the real estate transaction, aiming to transform what can be a stressful process into a much smoother experience for the clients and the agents. The NextHome difference lies in our “humans over houses” mindset, our modern branding and technology, and our continued support of our members and their success.

NextHome was among 307 franchise brands, representing more than 27,500 franchise owners, that participated in Franchise Business Review’s research. NextHome’s franchisees were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training and support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity. 

“There are thousands of successful franchise companies operating in North America, but many of those companies do not offer a solid investment opportunity for the actual franchise owners,” said Eric Stites, CEO of Franchise Business Review. “As an independent research firm, we rate the franchise companies in the marketplace today and identify those that have the highest levels of satisfaction and performance among their franchisees in order to help entrepreneurs choose which franchise to invest in. This year’s Franchisee Satisfaction Award winners truly are the best-of-the-best.”

The Franchise Business Review ranking follows NextHome earning the No. 1897 spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, as well as being named No. 95 on Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 list.

“A franchise is only as strong as it’s members. We’re incredibly grateful to have built a franchise that attracts those who want to make a difference in the real estate industry,” said James Dwiggins, CEO of NextHome. “Thank you to the NextHome members across the country for making this recognition possible.”

 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

 

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.

Meet your January 2020 NextHomie of the Month!

Meet your January 2020 NextHomie of the Month!

Please join us in congratulating our NextHomie of the Month for January 2020, Annie Fleeting of NextHome Beach Time Realty in Saint Pete Beach, FL. Congratulations, Annie!

Annie’s initial draw to NextHome was that the franchise model was refreshing and different, unlike the models she was familiar with. 

“My initial contact with Charis (NextHome’s Vice President of Sales) was incredibly positive,” said Annie. “And when I met James, I immediately knew it was the right match. It felt genuine and honest.”

Since joining NextHome in 2015, Annie has dived head-first into the culture, marketing, and events. She has since opened a second office in Redington Beach and is looking to continually expand.  

Annie is a native to St. Petersburg, Florida and is the proud wife to her Scotland-born husband Bobby. She is the proud mother of four; two boys Mark and James and two girls Victoria and Amanda, and the grandmother of five. When she’s not enjoying time with her grandchildren, Annie loves to travel every chance she gets. Her and Bobby recently traveled for 29 days in Europe for their 29th anniversary. Annie also enjoys writing and dreams of publishing the fantasy novel she has been working on and the books she has written for her grandchildren.

Annie began her career in Real Estate at the tender age of 11 when she started showing apartments for her father’s property management business, and first became a licensed real estate agent 21. She left the business for a while to raise her family abroad in Scotland for ten years with her husband where he was a property developer. 

When asked what she loved most about being a NextHomie, Annie attributed it to the NextHome family. 

“It’s the people and the culture that make the NextHome difference,” said Annie. “Cultivating those values in my offices has made all the difference.”

Annie’s success and representation of the NextHome brand rightfully earned her the January 2020 NextHomie of the Month recognition. Congratulations, Annie!  

Amanda Mills

NextHome Culture Committee Chair

NextHome CEO Named a RISMedia 2020 Real Estate Newsmaker

NextHome CEO Named a RISMedia 2020 Real Estate Newsmaker

Pleasanton, CA — January 20, 2020 — NextHome’s Chief Executive Officer James Dwiggins has been selected as a RISMedia 2020 Real Estate Newsmaker—a dynamic group of key influencers making headlines as a result of their newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry, and their efforts to positively affect the consumers and communities they serve.

RISMedia, the leader in U.S. real estate news and information services, announced its 300-plus, 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers on Jan. 8, in both an online directory on RISMedia.com and in the January issue of its flagship publication, Real Estate magazine. 

RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers were nominated in 2019 by RISMedia readers and editors and are showcased in the following categories: Influencers, Trailblazers, Futurists, Achievers, Crusaders, Inspirations, Luminaries, and Trendsetters.

James was recognized in the Trailblazer category, a fitting title as NextHome continues to grow exponentially. The five-year-old franchise was created with a vision to make a change in the real estate industry. The NextHome difference lies in our consumer-centric branding, innovative technology, and continuous member support. 

“In RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmakers, you’ll find an inspirational overview of more than 300 industry leaders who are making a difference in the real estate and homeownership sectors, and whose actions have a far-reaching and profound impact on the real estate industry, from nationwide to their own local communities,” said John Featherston, CEO and publisher of RISMedia. “You’ll meet the thought leaders and the icons. The heroes and the champions of a better way. The ones who are breaking the mold and the ones who are leading the industry forward.”

Under the leadership of CEO James Dwiggins, NextHome, Inc. was named the No. 4 franchise in the country by Franchise Business Review in 2019, which also ranked the California-based organization as a Top Services Franchise and a Top Franchise for Women. NextHome was also ranked No. 95 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2020 Franchise 500 list for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. The franchise’s ranking placed NextHome fifth in the real estate category.

“NextHome’s accomplishments are a testament to the hard work of our team to deliver a consumer-centric brand and an innovative technology platform that resonates with agents and brokers,” said Dwiggins. “More than that, it speaks to the level of professionalism of our members who are truly the absolute best in the business. We couldn’t be prouder of their accomplishments, helping NextHome grow at such a tremendous rate.”

To see RISMedia’s 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers and read about their achievements, visit the Newsmakers Gallery

 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

 

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.

NextHome Executives Recognized on 2020 SP200 and Watchlist

NextHome Executives Recognized on 2020 SP200 and Watchlist

Pleasanton, CA — January 16, 2020 — Chief Executive Officer James Dwiggins and Chief Operating Officer Tei Baishiki of NextHome were recently recognized by T3 Sixty as prominent leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry for 2020, making the list of most powerful leaders and the Watchlist.

T3 Sixty, the leading management consultancy and research company dedicated to the residential real estate brokerage industry, annually publishes Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) which definitively ranks real estate leaders and executives across the U.S. The rankings are intended to shed light on the leaders of the industry and do not reflect company rankings. In addition to this list, T3 Sixty also names individuals who are recognized as the industry’s up-and-coming leaders on the 2020 Watchlist.

James and Tei have worked alongside one another since 1999. In May of 2014, the two founded NextHome, Inc. with a vision to make a change in the real estate industry. The NextHome difference lies in our consumer-centric branding, innovative technology, and continuous member support. 

As the NextHome franchise continues to grow, so does James’s ranking on the SP200. He was ranked at No. 158 in 2017, No. 105 in 2018, and No. 72 in 2019. This year, James was ranked No. 54 as he continually embraces the changes the industry faces to best position the NextHome franchise and its members for success. He also shares his knowledge and perspective at numerous conferences and events throughout the country. 

“Since day one, NextHome has been dedicated to maintaining a high-set bar of marketing, technology, and customer service standards,” said James. “However, our success lies with our members who have embraced the NextHome uniqueness, and want to make a difference in the lives of those looking to find their next home. Recognitions like these are not possible without our members.” 

Tei’s addition to this year’s Watchlist reaffirms his place among the innovators, dealmakers, and movers-and-shakers who made a noteworthy impact in our industry over the past year. The recognition identifies the dedication Tei maintains as he’s responsible for overseeing corporate operations as well as the creation and implementation of new technologies that give NextHome the edge to stay ahead of the competition.  

“When James and I started NextHome, we never imagined our vision would grow to where we are today,” said Tei. “It all comes back to the people – our hard-working corporate team, our amazing members in the field, and the vendors we hand-select to support them.”

We would like to extend a huge thank you to all NextHome members across the country for making recognitions like this possible. Our company leaders are making a difference in the real estate industry thanks to your ongoing support. 

 

Interested in being a part of the NextHome Real Estate Franchise? Contact VP of Sales Charis Moreno at Charis@NextHome.com.

 

Each office is an independently owned and operated business.