Family-owned Brokerage Recognized for Industry Innovation and Adaptability

NORFOLK, Va. (Dec. 3, 2019) — The RISMedia Tech Titan Award was presented to Dan Elsea, president, Brokerage Services, and Stuart Elsea, president, Financial Services, for the Real Estate One Family of Companies for their 2019 technological achievements. Michigan-based brokerage, Real Estate One, was recognized during the November 8th RISMedia Power Broker Dinner as part of The National Association of REALTORS® 24th annual conference in San Francisco.®, leading online real estate destination and provider of real estate marketing solutions, sponsored this year’s RISMedia’s Tech Titan Award. 

The Tech Titan award is presented to individuals transforming the industry by integrating new forms of technology into their companies to improve and enhance overall consumer experience. Striving to provide a simply smarter home search experience for consumers has inspired’s desire to award excellence in industry innovation. 

“It really is a great honor,” stated Dan Elsea. “The baseline, not just for our business, but for any commerce, is that we can always have someone in a garage coming up with a new idea that’s faster, more innovative and more interesting than the last.”

The Elsea brothers and the Real Estate One team are on the cutting edge of industry practices with a strategic focus on artificial intelligence currently being developed and vetted. The family of companies is adopting intuitive, automated support to elevate the productivity and visibility of their agents.

“For Real Estate One, innovation isn’t just a tool or technology, it’s our culture. We constantly try new ideas and we empower our people to experiment with different concepts and technologies knowing that in some cases they will fail, but that’s how we learn, that’s how we grow and that’s how we succeed in business,” said Stuart Elsea.

“ is pleased to recognize Dan and Stuart Elsea and Real Estate One team with the RISMedia Tech Titan award for their technology accomplishments,” added Dave Mele, president of “As Real Estate One continues to advance cutting edge technology into our industry, is proud to recognize their progress and hard work.”

About offers today’s demanding homebuyers, renters, and those somewhere in between a simply smarter home search with a more personalized and conversational way to find their next home. Since its launch over 25 years ago, offers real estate professionals brand and property advertising, search engine marketing, and instant response lead generation to help them succeed online. For more information, visit

About the Real Estate One Family of Companies

The Real Estate One Family of Companies is a Michigan based company and the largest real estate broker in the state and ranked 10th nationally. In their third generation of family ownership, The Real Estate One Family of Companies consists of four real estate brands, Real Estate One, Max Broock, Johnstone & Johnstone and the Charles Reinhart Company, as well as a one-stop shop of real estate services including John Adams Mortgage, Capital Title Insurance Agency, Insurance One and more. 

From their co-workers to clients, the members of this company-wide family dedicate themselves to the core values of excellence, caring, integrity, teamwork and empowerment. Demonstrating these values to their fullest potential has earned the honor of being one of Michigan’s Top Workplaces eight years in a row. In 2018, The Real Estate One Family of Companies was ranked as the 6th Top Workplace in Michigan. Every day is spent striving towards their mission of creating the best real estate experience through their family of services.

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