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Steve Ozonian to lead flat-fee real estate franchise

Industry veteran moves to Help-U-Sell

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Steve Ozonian, whose previous employers include such heavyweights as Bank of America, RE/MAX International, Prudential Real Estate, Coldwell Banker and Homestore Inc., is now taking the reigns at Help-U-Sell, a flat-fee real estate brokerage network. On Tuesday, Ozonian was appointed CEO and chairman of the board for Realty Information Systems Inc., a company doing business as Help-U-Sell Real Estate. He continues to serve as chairman of Global Mobility Solutions, a relocation firm that he joined in September as CEO and chairman. Ozonian has a controlling interest in that company. Prior to this position, Ozonian served as national home-ownership executive for Bank of America, where he was responsible for all Realtor, builder and corporate relocation business. In September, Help-U-Sell announced a management reshuffling that included the departure of its president, Rick O'Neill. Thomas E. Hurford was appointed at that time to serve as acting CEO. Help-U-Sell has about 1,000 offices th...