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Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services announced a marketing agreement with Juwai.com to syndicate all of its franchisees' residential listings to the China- based international property portal that attracts roughly 2 mil- lion visitors monthly. Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services also launched a banner advertising campaign on Juwai. com to promote its brand, home page, and listings to Juwai.com's audience. The alliance makes Berkshire Hathaway HomeSer- vices a dominant brand on one of the world's most popular real estate search sites. "The Chinese have overtaken all nationalities besides Americans as the leading buyers of property in the U.S.," said Gino Blefari, CEO of Berk- shire Hathaway HomeServices. "Our efforts through Juwai.com, and through existing market- ing agreements with The Wall Street Journal/Asia and Mansion Global Wechat Channel, make it much easier for Chinese real estate buyers to find and shop our property listings." Juwai.com and Juwai.com/luxe attract high-net-worth consum- ers who are ready to buy homes in the U.S. Site traffic comes from more than 400 cities in China and from 165 countries around the world. Juwai.com hosts its sites and services on both sides of China's "great firewall," en- abling Chinese consumers access no matter where they live and buy. "Our listings and banner ads are on display inside and outside of China," said Kerry Donovan, vice president of mar- keting for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. "This is a huge differentiator for us." Andrew Ratner, vice president of Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services Gallo Realty, said, "This is just one more step that our na- tional franchise is taking toward making Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices a truly global network." Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' home page on Juwai.com offers a network intro- duction and statement about the brand's values and heritage. The site includes Berkshire Hatha- way HomeServices' real estate market perspectives, and it pro- vides access to the network's listings - lots of them. Listings are in click-to-translate mode for consumers, and a dedicated concierge team based in China stands by to help home buyers with translation, questions, and referrals to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServiceslistingagents."We will continue refining our glob- al listing-syndication program to bring the most value to our domestic franchisees based on international buying activity and search patterns," said Donovan. "Juwai.com is an important step toward our overall strategy." To see Berkshire Hathaway's page, go to www.juwai.com/ berkshirehathawayhs. Cape Gazette — half page vertical ad 5.78” x 11” — Mar 24, 2017 *APR is the Annual Percentage Rate. Rates listed are for loans of $50,000 or more. Other rates and terms available for balances less than $50,000. 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This class focuses on steps the lay person can take to make sure they are not making the common mistakes associated with saving for retirement, Social Security and the decision-making process, as well as making money last throughout retirement. Every- one should be aware of these concepts and be able to consult with their financial adviser on a plan for their future. Upon completion, participants will be equipped to make better finan- cial decisions in the context of how to navigate to and through retirement. The Money School is the sig- nature program of the nonprofit Delaware Financial Literacy Institute. Participants can en- roll in this program, earning a certificate that demonstrates a commitment to financial educa- tion. To register, go to www.dfli. org or call 302-792-1200. Walk-ins are welcome. Free class on retirement and Social Security set in Rehoboth May 3 Berkshire Hathaway signs marketing agreement with Juwai.com