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The Trusted Source for
Valuations | Mergers & Acquisitions | Business Planning


Understanding how value is created in a residential real estate brokerage firm is key to knowing where to invest. Over 2,350 brokerage companies have trusted REAL Trends to perform valuations and assessments of their firms.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Over 670 leading firms have entrusted REAL Trends with the sale or purchase of their most important asset—their brokerage company. We represent firms of all sizes, models, brands and locations in the United States and Canada.

Business Planning

We know that every owner has different dreams and goals for their business. For over 29 years, on each assignment, we work with our clients to tailor a plan that most carefully reflects this.

Why Choose REAL Trends

REAL Trends Consulting has completed more than 2,350 valuations, brokered the sale of over 670 residential real estate firms and performed some 280 company assessments in our 29 years. In addition, hundreds of firms have used our benchmarking data to measure the performance of their firms.

Each assignment starts and ends with understanding the uniqueness of each client. We focus more on the personal needs of our clients than on the financial performance, as it is the personal goals that matter the most to our clients. While we have expertise in financial analysis, it is the desire to know and understand our clients’ personal needs that sets us apart.

In all matters, confidentiality is among the most important attribute of our relationship with our clients.

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Scott Wright

Scott Wright has a diverse background that includes work in the financial, telecommunications, and real estate industries. He has degrees in Finance and Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management from the University of Colorado, Boulder.


Steve Murray

Steve Murray, founder of REAL Trends, has completed thousands of brokerage valuations and has facilitated hundreds of brokerage mergers and acquisitions over his 30 years in the real estate industry.