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8z Real Estate Sponsors Venus de Miles 2019

  (BOULDER, Colo., August 22, 2019) – 8z Real Estate was pleased to be the main sponsor for Venus De Miles 2019, a fundraiser and unique organized bike ride benefiting the nonprofit Greenhouse Scholars. Venus de Miles is a major fundraiser for Greenhouse Scholars, an organization that supports low-income, high-achieving students with scholarships, mentorships, and…

8z Among Brokerage Partners for Real Scout Colorado Buyer Graph

  The Buyer Graph initiative — a tech-powered way for brokerages to share anonymized buyer data and habits — is launching this week in Denver and northern Colorado with 10 initial brokerage partners. The first announced partners of the platform are 8z Real Estate; Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Innovative Real Estate; The Group, Inc. Real…

8z Agents named America’s Best Real Estate Professionals

(Boulder, CO, July 15, 2019) In 2018, four of 8z’s real estate agents were named America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Adwerx. 8z’s producing agents Erik Boye of Louisville, Megan Wachtman of Fort…

8z Real Estate and 8z Mortgage Named Best of Colorado Companies

  Colorado Biz, a monthly publication dedicated to coverage of the economy of Colorado, business, finance and technology, has named 8z Real Estate Best Real Estate Agency – Residential in their annual Best of Colorado awards. The prestigious award is based on the votes of more than 20,000 professionals in the region. In addition, our…

8z Founder Lane Hornung Featured on Real Estate Coach Radio

8z Real Estate and zavvie CEO and founder Lane Hornung sat down recently with Bernice Ross of Real Estate Coach Radio and shared his thoughts on the growing iBuyer market. Lane covers the pros and cons of selling your home to an iBuyer, as well as how the zavvie-powered 8z Offer Optimizer works and makes…

8z Launches Instant Offer Service for Front Range Home Sellers

BOULDER, Colo., April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — 8z Real Estate, one of the nation’s most successful brokerages with 15 offices and over $1 billion in real estate sales in 2018, announced it has launched 8z Offers, a cash instant-offer service for home sellers in the Colorado Front Range region. This includes Colorado Springs, Greater Denver, Boulder,…

8z Recognized Among Top Brokerages in the U.S.

(BOULDER, Colo., April 9, 2019) – 8z Real Estate is pleased to be named in two national rankings released in March, the Real Trends 500, and RISMedia’s Power Broker report. Both ranked brokerages by their 2018 production. 8z Real Estate has fewer agents than many of the firms that are ranked in the Real Trends…

Greenhouse Scholars Alum Named CEO at Age 26

8z is proud to announce that J. Ivan Hernandez, Greenhouse Scholar Class of 2015, has been named president and CEO of Banner Signs & Decals, a custom signage solutions company based in Lakewood, CO. Hernandez, a 26-year-old, partnered with Taylor Kirkpatrick, a Denver-area investor, to purchase the company. Kirkpatrick and his family are longtime supporters of…

8z Launches The 8z Collective, A Bold New Take on “Clients For Life”

(BOULDER, Colo., March 19, 2019) While searching for a home, buyers are often in contact with their Realtor daily, or at least multiple times per week.  After the purchase of a home, a good Realtor can be just as helpful, but often the communication fades. Homeowners often forget to ask their Realtor for guidance, recommendations,…

Technology is an Opportunity, Not a Disruption

Check out this article in Colorado Realtor Magazine, “Technology is an Opportunity not a Disruption” featuring an interview with Lane Hornung.

Lane Hornung Recognized in Most Admired CEOs List

Fifteen honorees were selected from over one hundred nominations for metro-area chief executives in the inaugural class of the Denver Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs.

2018 Top Company Cultures List

8z Real Estate was one of seven Colorado Companies Ranked on 2018 Top Company Cultures List presented by Entrepreneur and Energage

2018 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents

8z Realtors Daphne Queen, Brigitte Furst, Julia Cantarovici-Simisky, Mark Despain, Megan Wachtman, Angela Moss, and Marcia Cotlar were recently named as part of the REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents.

Premier Agent + Dotloop driving Reviews

Since 8z Real Estate rolled out its Premier Agent and dotloop integration company-wide Jan. 1, the Boulder, CO-based brokerage has seen a 20% growth in its Q1 revenue.

Mercury 100 Event for Boulder County

8z ranked 13th of the Boulder county businesses by revenue between 2015-2017

2018 Inman Innovator Award Finalist

Boulder-based brokerage 8z uses its partner technology company, zavvie, to produce neighborhood-specific data, information and content for agents who want to establish themselves as local experts.

2017 8z Annual Awards

8z Awards the Best of the best for accomplishments in the previous year!

8z Real Estate Achieves #1 Zillow Rating

8z Real Estate is pleased to be the #1 rated brokerage in Colorado. The rating is determined by the number of reviews and recent sales 8z Realtors have on Zillow – more than any other brokerage in the state.

2017 Venus de Miles

8z Real Estate staff, agents, family and friends participated for the third year. There were a total of 25 riders on the 8z Real Estate team. Another 10 8zers assisted with aid stations, and helped at the finish line festival.

2017 REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents

8z Realtors Mark Despain, Megan Wachtman, and Brigitte Furst were recently named as part of the REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents.

#1 in the Denver Post Top Workplaces Rankings

8z Real Estate, a Colorado owned real estate brokerage, was named the top middle sized workplace in Colorado, in the Denver Post’s annual Top Workplaces survey.

8z Named One of the Top Brokerages by Denver Business Journal

For the second year in a row, 8z Real Estate has held the #10 spot in the Denver Business Journal’s Denver-area Residential Real Estate Brokerages survey.

Sixteen 8zers Named 5280 Five Star Professionals

8z Real Estate is proud to announce that 15 of their agents and one lender have been awarded the 2016 Five Star Real Estate Agent designation by Five Star Professional.

2016 Venus de Miles Bike Event

8z Real Estate was pleased to be the presenting sponsor of last month’s Venus de Miles bike ride in Longmont, Colo.

Medium Companies Division

2019 – #5
2018 – #4
2017 – #1

Small Companies Division

2016 – #5
2015 – #9

Medium Division

2015 – #6

Largest Denver-Area Residential
Real Estate Brokerages

2016 – #10 ($759.13 million)
2015 – #10 ($622.31 million)

Web Marketing Association’s
Mobile Web Award

2014 – 8z HomeSpotter

Marketing Program

2018 – 8z + zavvie

BizWest’s Mercury 100

Boulder County’s 100
Fastest Growing Companies

2015-2017 – #13
2014-2016 – #16
2013-2015 – #12
2012-2014 – #21

ColoradoBiz Top 250
Private Companies

2018 – #61
2017 – #101
2016 – #96
2015 – #101
2014 – #120