News from CAR

Published: April 19, 2007

<p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"></span><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">Thursday, April 19, 2007</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">Newly formed Real Estate Broker Owner Solutions (REBOS) to create broker tools and services for real estate industry</font></span></p><p dir="ltr" align="justify"><span lang="en-us"></span><span lang="en-us"></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"></span><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">LOS ANGELES (April 19) – Real Estate Business Services, Inc. (REBS), a subsidiary of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and Real Estate Business Resources (REBR), a subsidiary of the KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, today announced the creation of Real Estate Broker Owner Solutions, LLC (REBOS), a new partnership that will develop and market products and services for real estate brokers, owners, and firm managers. </font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">The creation of REBOS LLC represents a milestone for organized real estate by bringing together two state REALTOR® associations to achieve a common goal of being a strategic business partner to their members as well as to brokerages nationwide. An exciting component of this new venture is that RealTrends industry-wide aggregated data will be licensed for use in REBOS tools for brokers. REAL Trends, Inc., headed by Steve Murray, is a publishing and communications company considered to be a leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage industry.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">“With this partnership, REBR will be able to expand on the success it has already achieved in the broker space by providing tools and services augmenting our successful brokerage consulting and assessment services,” said REBR President Karen France. France was recently appointed president of the new entity.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">“The flagship product of our new partnership, slated for release in early 2008, will be an online, subscription-based application enabling brokers to improve their business performance by providing assessment, business modeling, and tactical implementation tools,” said Gary Thomas, REBS chairman of the board.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">Other products and services are planned to include financial and business improvement consulting services and regional brokerage performance surveys.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS) is a subsidiary of the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) and the leading provider of real estate products and services to practitioners in California.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">Real Estate Business Resources (REBR) is a subsidiary of the KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® that was established in January 2000 to provide real estate</font></span><span lang="en-us"></span><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">-</font></span><span lang="en-us"></span><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">related programs, products and services to the real estate community.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2"> </font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® has been the voice of Kansas real estate for the past 85 years and provides programs, services, continuing education, research and legislative representation to its membership of approximately 10,000 real estate professionals.</font></span></p><p dir="ltr"><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">Leading the way…® in California real estate for more than 100 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (</font></span><span lang="en-us"></span><a title="file://" href="file://"><span lang="en-us" title="file://"></span><span lang="en-us" title="file://"><u title="file://"><font title="file://" face="Arial" color="#0000ff" size="2"></font></u></span><span lang="en-us" title="file://"></span></a><span lang="en-us"></span><span lang="en-us"><font face="Arial" size="2">) is one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States, with nearly 200,000 members dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. C.A.R. is headquartered in Los Angeles.</font></span></p>

Last modified: April 19, 2007 at 12:55 pm | Originally published: April 19, 2007 at 12:55 pm
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