Monthly Archives: August 2009

Brokerage Models: A Mathematical Analysis, Part 3

Posted By Rob Hahn August 28, 2009, Filed under: Management, Real Estate@ 9:15 AM

I had promised in Part 2 of this series that I would tackle the so-called "K-Dub" model in this part.  Well, I've decided against it.  Looking at the numbers, it seems to me that from a model perspective, there's nothing particularly novel about the K-Dub (based on Keller Williams) model. 

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Brokerage Models: A Mathematical Analysis, Part 2

Posted By Rob Hahn August 24, 2009, Filed under: Management, Real Estate@ 3:36 PM

In Part 1, we explored the traditional brokerage model by the numbers and found that there are significant issues with the current model as constructed.  It may be, of course, that my hypothetical numbers are just way off, and therefore, the entire analysis ought to be trashed.  I get the

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Brokerage Models – A Mathematical Analysis, Part 1

Posted By Rob Hahn August 23, 2009, Filed under: Management, Real Estate@ 2:46 PM

One of the more insightful posts on the industry came earlier this week from one of the more insightful people in the industry: Nicolai Kolding, COO of Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate, and former head of M&A for Realogy. This is a man who knows what he's talking about. He gave a

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Great Expectations, or On the Purpose of IDX

Posted By Rob Hahn August 2, 2009, Filed under: Marketing, Real Estate@ 5:01 PM

In all seriousness, if you're a student of the real estate Game, you need to be reading Brian Larson on a regular basis.  The man gives out knowledge like the government gives out your money.  One of his recent posts is a fantastic read as it goes into a bit of the history of the IDX and charts

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