REALTORS® Across the Nation Get Tech Savvy


June 16, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Harry Norman, Realtors® East Cobb Office sales associate Karen Hughes, was a featured speaker at the recent Agent Reboot Conference held at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Atlanta. Agent Reboot is a 24-city tour offering local agents one day to learn the latest technologies and training from some of the industry’s leading speakers.

Hughes presented the topic “Optimizing your Facebook Page for Business”; instructing agents on how to create a strategy for their Facebook page that will showcase their expertise while engaging consumers. Peers attending Hughes seminar were impressed with the ideas she had to offer utilizing Facebook and blogs to enhance their business.

Over 200 real estate agents from Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia and other surrounding states attended the highly received Atlanta event. A sales associate from East Tennessee, Gary Venice, was energized with the potential of growing his business, saying “this event was amazing, and was so full of content and good ideas that I have a bucket full of to-do items that I can’t wait to get started with.”

The Agent Reboot tour continues across the nation to the Northwest with upcoming stops in Portland, Denver and San Francisco. Each stop provides the attending agents a revolutionary outlook for using the latest technology to market themselves and their brand. The professional speakers driving the event include such industry innovators as Darin Persinger, Founder of; Sherry Chris, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and Chris Smith, Co-Creator of Tech Savvy Agents.

“The day offered an abundance of information on using the latest and greatest in technology for your real estate business in a way that helped agents embrace the new technology era of real estate without fear,” said Hughes.

For more information about the Agent Reboot tour, visit the event website at

About Harry Norman, REALTORS®
Founded in 1930, Harry Norman, REALTORS ® is Atlanta’s oldest and largest residential real estate firm with 11 sales offices, various franchise and satellite offices, and more than 1,000 real estate professionals. Harry Norman, REALTORS ® is a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. HomeServices is the second-largest full-service independent residential real estate brokerage firm in the U.S. with 17,000 sales associates spanning 20 states. Harry Norman, REALTORS ® is the exclusive Atlanta affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate and achieves additional international exposure through membership in such exclusive real estate networks as Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® the largest network of independent residential real estate firms, with 600 members representing 5,000 offices and 150,000 associates across the U.S. and in more than 35 countries. More information is available at

About HomeServices of America
HomeServices of America, Inc. based in Minneapolis, Minn., is the second-largest homeownership service provider in the United States. Owned by MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, a consolidated subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., HomeServices’ operating companies, who average 54 years in the respective markets in which they operate, offer integrated real estate services, including brokerage services, mortgage originations, title and closing services, property and casualty insurance, home warranties and other homeownership services. HomeServices Relocation, LLC is the full-service relocation arm of HomeServices of America which provides every aspect of domestic and international relocation to corporations around the world. HomeServices operates in 20 states.

Haley Dalton, Advertising and Public Relations Manager

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