Seven years before Facebook existed, CaringBridge was building social networks. Now it has grown amid the proliferation of social media.
“Real estate is all local,” says Ron Peltier, founder and CEO of HomeServices of America, the second-largest residential real estate services firm in the country. The general decline in housing prices and the hyperabundance of residential real estate firms mean added opportunities for expansion nationwide. HomeServices’ acquisition model: Keep those acquired brands local.