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Area Events March 8th-10th

Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest
Posted by Bryan Selser on February 27, 2019 in  Events
Raleigh, NC:The Downtown Raleigh Scavenger Hunt will take place on March 8th starting at 6:00 pm. There will be teams of 2-4 people and you must be 21. One drink will be included with each ticket. The first team to find the treasure chest will win the grand prize. The Gong Show will be returning to KINGS in Downtown Raleigh on March 8th at 8:00 pm. This is the original amateur talent show that highlights Raleigh's most unusually talented and unique performers.BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo is coming to the R... read more

Coldwell Banker Advantage Believes Teams Are The Future

Coldwell Banker Advantage Doubles Down on Real Estate Teams
Posted by Bryan Selser on February 27, 2019 in  Announcement
As the number of REALTORS® in the Triangle area continues to grow, we believe it is our responsibility to help our agents earn more than their Fair Share of the business while creating and maintaining a balance in their life. This is why we are committed to helping agents build and grow teams. Real estate is a booming industry that more and more people are trying to get involved in. In 2018 alone, we had over 39,000 transactions in the Triangle area with over 11,000 real estate agents. With these market fac... read more

REview: Early Market Direction

Looking at what NAR's recent home sales report and local data from the Triangle MLS means to our local real estate market.
Posted by Bryan Selser on February 25, 2019 in  Market Update
I am a numbers freak so I look forward to the monthly National Association of Realtors Existing Homes Sales Report which was released last Thursday. As an economic indicator at the national level, NARs report is fantastic and eagerly awaited by economists and policy makers in D.C. But it does little good in helping anyone interested in entering the home buying or selling process. That is obviously because of the ultra-local nature of real estate. But the report is still interesting. I was most happy to see that we ... read more

Coldwell Banker Advantage Named Platinum Award Winner by Cartus Broker Network

Coldwell Banker Advantage is honored to receive the Platinum Award from Cartus AGAIN this year.
Posted by Bryan Selser on February 21, 2019 in  Announcement
We are honored that our relocation department has been named a Platinum Award winner AGAIN by Cartus Broker Services for their outstanding performance during the past year. The award will be presented at the 2019 Cartus Broker Network Conference, held March 17-19 at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Platinum is the highest level of the Excellence Awards presented to principal brokers. Excellence Award recognition is based on performance results related to a wide variety of metrics including customer service, ... read more


How COO of Coldwell Banker Advantage uses voice search devices.
Posted by Bryan Selser on February 21, 2019 in  Real Estate Technology
Written by Rick Gregory, COO at Coldwell Banker AdvantageI love my Alexa. Unlike my kids, I don’t have to compete with Fortnite for her attention….she actually listens to what I say and even responds. Alexa plays the music I ask for, gets me the news and up to date weather. And now I’m starting to expand my daily interactions by multi-tasking between ‘honey-do’s’ and asking Alexa for information on some great vacation spots. I’m so fascinated with what Alexa and Google Hom... read more
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