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Harcourts recently honoured its top auctioneers from around Australia at the Harcourts National Awards ceremony held at Conrad Jupiters on the Gold Coast.
Richard Kerr of Harcourts Alliance Joondalup was named Auctioneer of the Year for an unprecedented fourth year in a row, while up-and-comer Ben Cannon of Harcourts Coorparoo was named Most Promising Auctioneer of the Year.
Mr Kerr took out the coveted title after fiercely competing against two other skilled auctioneers from around Australia in the grand final of the annual Auctioneers Competition at the recent Harcourts Conference. There were 10 entrants in total in the Harcourts auctioneers competition heats.
A bold advocate for the auction process, Mr Kerr has had a long and successful association with auctions, selling dozens of homes in Western Australia and New Zealand via this method.
“The opportunity to compete against the best auctioneers within the Harcourts group allows me to fine tune …
Seven Australian-based charities have received funding grants totalling $46,000 as part of the latest round of funding grants from The Harcourts Foundation.
In Queensland, a grant of $15,000 was provided to the North Queensland Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund and $10,000 was provided to Butterfly Babies, a charity within the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Foundation.
Three charities in South Australia received funding grants including the Legacy Club of Adelaide for $5,000, Operation Flinders Foundation for $5,000 and St Vincent de Paul Society for $1,000.
The money granted will provide these charitable organisations with the funds to carry out important research and development projects, purchase vital equipment for those in need, and run significant community projects and services.
Mr Williams, who has lead Harcourts’ finance arm, Mortgage Express since 2011 and Harcourts’ commercial division, NAI Harcourts since 2012, will be responsible for the growth, management and profitability of Harcourts’ business operations throughout Australia.
Working directly with the Australian state CEOs, Mr Williams’ objective is to ensure Harcourts continues to increase its market coverage and market share across Australia.
Mr Williams will also work directly with the leaders of Harcourts’ various brands and business units across Australia including Landmark Harcourts and Harcourts Complete, as well as the events and communications functions, to drive results in these areas.
“While Harcourts is the fastest growing real estate group in Australasia, it is critical that Harcourts’ Australian operations has the focus, resources and leadership to …
2012 will end on a high for Harcourts as recent survey results reveal that the group’s clients are impressed with their real estate service offerings.
The survey was completed externally by over 1,200 respondents who had either bought or sold property through Harcourts over the past 12 months and shows positive increases in all customer service areas.
The year to date results show that 94 per cent of respondents would recommend Harcourts to a friend or family member, a slight increase from 93 per cent in 2011.
Managing Director of Harcourts International, Mike Green says these figures are encouraging given that repeat and referral business is crucial to growth and development in the real estate industry.
When completing the survey, sellers and purchasers were asked to rate their Harcourts agent across a number of competencies including delivery of promises, local area knowledge, negotiation, and understanding requirements. In all areas over …
Harcourts celebrated the official opening of its new, state-of-the-art corporate support office in Brisbane last week with an exclusive launch event.
Queensland Premier, Campbell Newman attended the event to officially open the new building located in the Trade Coast Central commercial precinct in Eagle Farm.
“We feel that the opening of our new support office reflects our commitment not only to our group and our Queensland team but also to Queensland itself, and it was an honour to have Premier Campbell Newman at the launch to officially open it,” said Mike Green, Managing Director of Harcourts International.
The cocktail function was also attended by the Harcourts corporate team, businesses owners, sponsors and suppliers, and members of the Harcourts International board.
Mr Green is thrilled with the group’s new corporate headquarters.
“This is a very exciting time for the Harcourts group. Our new corporate support office really represents the on-going growth …
Formally a Team Leader and CEO with Keller Williams, one of the USA’s largest real estate networks, Imran has over 10 years of experience in the industry and has sold over 700 properties during his career.
In 2010, Imran was elected the Chairman of the Stockton Council (a division of the Central Valley Association of Realtors) leading nearly 2,000 realtors and was also awarded the honour of Realtor of the Year.
Imran also attended Harcourts’ national conference in May this year in Auckland and on the Gold Coast as a keynote speaker where he shared his secrets on building a high volume business.
As Director of Franchise Development for Harcourts USA, Imran’s primary focus is to grow the group by identifying quality brokers and …