N America News May 2017

172 NORTH AMERICA NEWS / MAY 2017 , RE/MAXDFWAssociates are Texas-based real estate franchise working to add the personal touch to the property industry in the Southwest. Sales Manager and Director of Real Estate Services Steve Alcorn has recently been named RE/MAXHall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement recipient, so we looked into what makes this realtor so special. The Heart & Home of Texas RE/MAX is a real estate franchise, with independently-owned offices all over the world, in more than 100 countries, including Europe, Israel, Australia and the Caribbean. It has been operating since 1973, when the first RE/MAX branch opened in Colorado. The first franchisee, Dennis Curtin, opened his office in Kansas City in 1975. Just two years later, the first Canadian franchise opened in Calgary, giving the company its first taste of the internationalism it now enjoys so freely. RE/MAX DFW Associates is the North Texas branch of the company and is owned by Mark Wolfe, a former city councilman, Mayor and broker. He founded the DFW Associates branch in 1983 and has grown the business exponentially over the past 34 years. The franchise now has seven offices in the North Texas area and has been recognized consistently as the leading company in the real estate industry. Steve has been in the real estate business since 1989, and has helped more than 1500 families relocate in or out of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Steve has a very high rate of repeat and referral business. He founded many of the services local Realtors offer clients today. His hard work and strong negotiating skills along with his market knowledge and experience can significantly influence the outcome of a real estate transaction in his clients’ favor. Steve is a seventh-generation native Texan and has been with RE/MAX since 1992. He is a RE/ MAX Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement recipient, and was voted by his peers as Realtor of the Year. In 2005, Steve was named Sales Manager and Director of Real Estate Services where he assists Mark Wolfe in directing the operations of the company including the overview of technology, equipment and Website/Internet development. Steve’s Mission As a professional real estate advisor, Steve focuses on client satisfaction. His business is about service and he is not happy until his clients are happy. His years in the business have provided him with the experience to assist clients with nearly every real estate need. Whether that is finding a home, sourcing the best loan, or helping sellers to get the most out of selling their home. Steve’s Services By listening to the needs and wants of clients, Steve establishes a list of goals and objectives. He then works with clients to find solutions to meet those goals and keep clients in the loop every step of the way – with the belief that communication is key in meeting client goals and building the relationship between clients and Realtor. Steve has embraced innovative technology to further his services, hosting a 24-hour electronic assistant on his website. This service allows clients to access the MLS through the MLS Wizard to help clients narrow down the ideal home. Steve knows that selling a home takes special care and attention to get the highest possible price and to support this, his website contains a Value Wizard which can be used to get an instant comparable sales report. Satisfied Clients Are the Key to Success Steve states that satisfied clients are the best resource for new business. In the very competitive business of real estate, service makes the difference. Steve’s high level of service and additional available features have earned him a wealth for referrals and testimonials, which often bring in new clients who are equally as overjoyed with the services they receive from Steve at RE/MAX DFW. Company: Re/Max DFW Name: Steve Alcorn Email: [email protected] Web Address: www.rmdfw.com Address: 8100 N. Dallas Parkway, Ste 200, Plano, Texas, 75024 Telephone: 972- 539-3550 1701CA49

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