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From Farm to Table

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Clara Silverstein’s “From Farm to Table” in the Summer issue of WellesleyWeston Magazine offers suggestions and recipes from local chefs to savor the fresh tastes of summer.

 

 

Hutker Architects Publishes “A Sense of Place: Houses on Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod”

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Hutker Architects has released a new book. Published by the Monacelli Press, the title is A Sense of Place: Houses on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. The 224 pages within showcase beautiful photography of more than a dozen beautiful Hutker-designed homes on Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod, and celebrate the partnership between skilled artisans and craftspeople that is inherent in each successful project.

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Hammond’s Saul Cohen At REAL Trends “Gathering of Eagles”

Hammond Founder and President Saul Cohen Attends 2015 REAL Trends “Gathering of Eagles”

Invitation-only event brings together top brokers and real estate leaders nationwide to learn how to build a healthy organization.

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Saul B. Cohen, Founder and President of Hammond Residential Real Estate, recently attended the exclusive 2015 REAL Trends “Gathering of Eagles” conference. The conference, which is held annually, attracted over 350 principals and CEOs from the nation’s 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms, plus senior management of the nation’s largest real estate franchise organizations.

Real Trends’ annual ranking of “The 500 Largest Brokers in the U.S” reports that in 2015, Hammond ranked as the 82nd top sales volume firm in the United States, as well as the top sales volume Massachusetts-based company. Hammond also ranked #16 nationwide in terms of highest average sales price.

Held at the Four Seasons Denver, this year’s “Gathering of Eagles” conference featured author and organizational leadership expert Patrick Lencioni and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning as keynote speakers. The theme of the conference, “Building Great Organizations,” included high-powered sessions on recruiting talented people, building agent, leadership, and lead generation teams, and more. Patrick Lencioni, a best-selling author and expert on organizational leadership, kept the crowd enthralled as he offered practical tips for being a better leader. The day ended with a fun session featuring Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, followed by a tailgate reception sponsored by Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies. The last day featured a slew of strategies to strengthen the technology side of a broker’s business.

According to Saul Cohen, “Networking with like-minded professionals is invaluable to me. The REAL Trends “Gathering of Eagles” conference continues to bring together the most successful brokerage company leaders in the business. I always leave with implementable strategies to share with my colleagues.”

REAL Trends—the trusted source—is a national real estate consulting company that works with brokerages around the country on valuations, mergers, acquisitions, and technology consulting. In addition, REAL Trends publishes yearly, accurate rankings of top brokerages and agents and is considered to be a leading source of analysis and information of the residential real estate industry. www.realtrends.com.

Hammond Residential is headquartered in Chestnut Hill, and has three Boston locations and fifteen suburban branch offices. The company reports over two billion dollars in sales volume annually, ranking in sales volume among the top 500 firms in the United States, and as the sixth-highest in mean average sales price and the ninth-highest in sales volume per sales associate. Hammond is well-known as the publisher of the region’s finest magazines featuring local properties for sale, and is an independently owned and operated franchise company within the Real Living Real Estate franchise network.

To learn more, please visit www.HammondRE.com.