Online classifieds platform Craigslist recently made a change to the way it lets brokers add photos and links in the listings they post on the site. And while the adjustment may seem technical, it could prove to be another chink in the armor of the one-time apartment search powerhouse, sources said. [more]
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Rapid Realty CEO Anthony Lolli, a rental market guru known for convincing his brokers — about 60 at last count — to get company logo tattoos, is no stranger to getting creative to motivate the troops. But his most constant effort on that front, it turns out, involves a series of pictures and slogans that he calls “Lollisms.” Click here to see a few of our favorites.
Rapid Realty’s Anthony Lolli has become the first real estate executive to win the Golden Bridge Awards’ Entrepreneur of the Year award, an accolade that has traditionally gone to leaders in the tech world. Past recipients of the award include Facebook’s head honcho Mark Zuckerberg and LinkedIn’s chief executive officer Jeff Weiner. [more]
In the wake of news that a Rapid Realty agent allegedly swindled clients out of more than $5,000, the brokerage is undertaking an extensive review of his books to determine whether he cheated more victims, DNAinfo reported.
Brian Fuller — who worked out of the Park Slope North office, at 177 Fourth Avenue, of the massive rental franchise — was charged last week with four counts of grand larceny and five counts of petit larceny. On Wednesday, Rapid Realty released a statement saying the company has “zero tolerance” for agents who violate the law or take advantage of clients. [more]
From the May issue: All real estate firms hope to establish brand loyalty. But a growing number of Rapid Realty brokers have taken that literally, getting permanently branded with the company logo. No less than 37 Rapid Realty agents and managers now have tattoos featuring the logo of the Brooklyn-based franchise firm, which has about 1,100 salespeople across the New York area. [more]
Anthony LolliThis year will be the year of the real estate boom, according to Rapid Realty CEO Anthony Lolli, who appeared on Fox Business today. When should buyers make a move? “It’s now or never,” he said. And why? “There’s more houses on the market that are legitimately on the market,” he explained, adding that there is greater consumer confidence than in the past, and banks are more forthcoming with regards to lending. See the video after the jump…. [more]
From the February issue: Rapid Realty’s Brooklyn headquarters was buzzing on a Thursday afternoon last month, as agents jostled for space at computers lining the exposed-brick wall. For an office housing 30 agents, the sleekly designed space is tiny — only around 500 square feet.
But that’s the point, explained Rapid founder Anthony Lolli; the young rental brokerage prides itself on being efficient. The black-and-metal bar stools that serve as the only seating, for example, are “not supposed to be comfortable,” he said, since agents are encouraged to be out doing deals rather than sitting in them. [more]
Brooklyn-based Rapid Realty is living up to its name. The
rental brokerage is expanding quickly and will open at least two new
offices in the next several months, according to Carlos Angelucci, the
company’s COO, who said the firm is also in the process of franchising
its business. The company, which currently has offices in Crown
Heights and Park Slope, is opening small branches in Bay Ridge and on
Northern Boulevard in Queens. The company is also planning to open a
Williamsburg office, he said. In addition, the company, founded in
1998 by CEO Anthony Lolli, is working on franchising, Angelucci said,
noting that some of the new locations may become franchisees…. [more]