Steve Murray is Founder and Senior Advisor to RealTrends, the nation’s leading trends and research organization, and a partner in RTC/RealTrends Consulting Inc. He has been in the residential real estate field for 44 years.
RealTrends is read by more than 54,000 leaders in the residential realty industry and over 500 CEOs attend RealTrends conferences each year. RealTrends has been a leader in industry and housing consumer research for the past 34 years. Such reports as the RealTrends 500, the 2006 Consumer Tsunami Study, and The Wall Street Journal/RealTrends The Thousand ranking of the nation’s top sales professionals are examples of RealTrends research.
He is the co-author of four books on the valuation of residential real estate brokerage firms and co-authored two other books on the past, present, and future of residential brokerage.
RTC/RealTrends Consulting has handled over 3,600 client assignments for realty firms over the past 34 years, with over 810 merger and acquisition assignments, totaling $12.4 billion in aggregate value. Murray has served dozens of state and local REALTOR® associations and MLS organizations in a consulting capacity and several large technology firms serving the residential real estate field.