Arkansas Business Weekly Edition

April 14, 2014

More Million-Dollar Homes Sold in Pulaski County During 2013

More Million-Dollar Homes Sold in Pulaski County During 2013
Photo by Jason BurtFourteen residential properties in Pulaski County topped the million-dollar mark when sold in 2013.

Seven-figure home sales in Pulaski County saw a slight increase in 2013. During the year, 14 homes sold for $1 million or more, which compares with either 12 or 13 in 2012. read more >

NWA Housing Rebound Cheers Homebuilders

The housing collapse and subsequent recession were body blows to housing developments in northwest Arkansas, but now, there are signs of life and hope. read more >

Rebounding Home Sales Grow Real Estate Agency Totals

Resurging home sales boosted the 2013 tally for many a real estate company in Arkansas. A measuring stick of the trend is the combined dollar volume of the 10 largest firms in the state, which grew by 23.4 percent. read more >

Whispers

Rickenbach Indictment Reveals More Details of One Bank Under Scooter Stuart

Rickenbach Indictment Reveals More Details of One Bank Under Scooter Stuart

One Bank & Trust's foolhardy loan of $1.5 million to a penny-stock operator resulted in a federal criminal indictment of former EVP Gary Rickenbach. But a second indictment brings new revelations about the management mess there under the late Layton “Scooter” Stuart. read more >

This Week's List

Rebounding Home Sales Grow Real Estate Agency Totals

Rebounding Home Sales Grow Real Estate Agency Totals

Resurging home sales boosted the 2013 tally for many a real estate company in Arkansas. A measuring stick of the trend is the combined dollar volume of the 10 largest firms in the state, which grew by 23.4 percent. read more >


Rank Name 2013 Total Sales Volume ($) Current number of active licensed agents and brokers
1 Crye-Leike Realtors 1,335,454,802 581
2 Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney & Faucette 547,122,876 203
3 Lindsey & Associates 473,540,118 216
4 Coldwell Banker Rector Phillips Morse 305,890,160 181
5 The Janet Jones Co. 244,332,889 38

Spotlight: Upscale Real Estate

More Million-Dollar Homes Sold in Pulaski County During 2013

More Million-Dollar Homes Sold in Pulaski County During 2013

Seven-figure home sales in Pulaski County saw a slight increase in 2013. During the year, 14 homes sold for $1 million or more, which compares with either 12 or 13 in 2012. read more >

NWA Housing Rebound Cheers Homebuilders

NWA Housing Rebound Cheers Homebuilders

The housing collapse and subsequent recession were body blows to housing developments in northwest Arkansas, but now, there are signs of life and hope. read more >

Rebounding Home Sales Grow Real Estate Agency Totals

Rebounding Home Sales Grow Real Estate Agency Totals

Resurging home sales boosted the 2013 tally for many a real estate company in Arkansas. A measuring stick of the trend is the combined dollar volume of the 10 largest firms in the state, which grew by 23.4 percent. read more >

Opinion & Analysis

A Wet State of Mind (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Wet State of Mind (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

I used to think I was just so darn clever, but that was before I saw Little Rock attorney David Couch in action. He did the math and realized that it would be easier and cheaper to collect the 78,000 signatures needed to get an amendment making Arkansas counties wet to the state Constitution on the November general election ballot — just 10 percent of voters in the last gubernatorial election — than to collect 38 percent of registered voter signatures in one county after another. read more >

Creating Content That Connects (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

Creating Content That Connects (Jim Karrh On Marketing)

Here are some some simple tips for managing the way you create and share customer-relevant content. If you want to engage your customer audience in ways that help you create awareness, build membership, raise money and/or sell stuff, then seek first to avoid the ways so many content-marketing efforts get messed up. read more >

The Way We Were (Editorial)

The Way We Were (Editorial)

When state Sen. Jane English supported the private option in exchange for Gov. Mike Beebe's promise to institute workforce training reform in Arkansas, the North Little Rock lawmaker demonstrated what has become a too rare commitment “to getting things done.” read more >