Every morning in Africa a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a lion or a gazelle. When the sun comes up, you better start running. -African proverb
I want to share a few trends from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) report, Demographic Strategies for Real Estate looking at the real estate industry over the next 10 years.
1. By 2025, the number of women in the workforce will rise to 78 million, 8 million above the level in 2015.
2. Immigration will account for more than half the U. S. population growth by 2025 and many immigrants are highly educated middle and upper-class families with substantial purchasing power. (more…)
Davidson Realty recently congratulated agent Mirtha Barzaga on her inclusion in The Expert Network, an invitation-only service for distinguished professionals. Mirtha has been chosen as a Distinguished Real Estate Professional™ based on peer reviews and ratings, numerous recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout her career.
Throughout her 10-year career, she has received numerous company and industry accolades, including having been twice named a Five Star Agent by Jacksonville Magazine, Davidson Realty’s Sales and Closing Agent of the Year in 2014, and a Top Producer and Lister in 2015. (more…)
Another lucky referral contest winner has been announced! We recently presented Darrin Medley with our third quarter referral contest prize, a silver Mango Toucan beach cruiser bicycle. Darrin was entered into the contest after referring a buyer to Davidson agent Justin Hahn.
“I would like to thank Darrin and everyone else who referred someone to Davidson. Referral business is very important to our agents,” said Sherry Davidson, President of Davidson Realty. (more…)
We recently welcomed Rebecca Schaffer as our newest agent! Rebecca brings to her role years of experience in various corporate positions.
“Rebecca has a true passion for real estate and customer service that shines through in her daily work. We are thrilled to welcome her to the team,” said Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson.
For more than 25 years, Rebecca worked in operational roles for Fortune 500 companies like Kraft and Office Depot. Prior to earning her real estate license, she and her husband Tony invested in rental properties. Rebecca looks forward to helping her Davidson customers to navigate the buying and selling processes. (more…)
Davidson Realty sponsors an annual baseball-themed contest in which the firm’s Realtors split into “teams” and compete to be champions in production and sales. This year’s championship team is the Red Sox. Each month we profile a top producer from that team.
Team Member: Erin Mount
Hometown: Erin was born in St. Louis, Missouri (she loves the city!), raised in Paducah, Kentucky (she loves the land!) and calls St. Augustine her home (she loves the history!)
Years in Real Estate: 10 (more…)