Table: ...But Still Boasts Strengths
REAL ESTATE, $1.7 billion sales
Home sales may weaken a bit, bad news for Century 21, Coldwell Banker, and ERA. But its large mortgage operation should grow, as low rates spur more refinancings.
FINANCIAL SERVICES, $1.4 billion sales
The slump isn't expected to have much impact on this division, which franchises tax preparer Jackson Hewitt and owns marketer FISI-Madison Financial.
Data: Jolson Merchant Partners