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Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week:


 

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10. How are Realtor associations supporting agents and brokers?


 

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9. Sherry Chris, Chris Heller and Dave Liniger took the stage at ICNY to talk about whose franchise is the best franchise.


 

 

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8. Why buying leads doesn’t make agents lazy.


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7. Have you seen Snapchat’s new geofilters? The possibilities for real estate are promising.


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Peter Kunasz / Shutterstock.com

6. The MLS REColorado has rolled out a “Your Listing. Your Lead” program that allows its members to advertise their listings on its consumer-facing site — for free.


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5. Consumers rely on portal listing alerts to learn about new properties on the market. But how comprehensive and speedy are they?


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5. Realogy reported its 2015 earnings; the franchisor made $5.7 billion last year.


 

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4. Should listing agents attend buyer’s inspections? Reasons for or against the practice.


 

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3. Moving to a new market can be incredibly stressful for someone who makes a living in sales. Here’s how to hit the ground running.


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2. Zillow’s “featured listing” program has changed; here’s what to expect.


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Matej Kastelic / Shutterstock.com

1. How will home value be calculated in the future? You might be surprised.