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Top 10 posts from last week

Best of our industry coverage collected for your convenience
Published on Feb 28, 2016

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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Jenna Bascom / inman.com

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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360b / Shutterstock.com

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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SpeedKingz / Shutterstock.com

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


 

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Melissa Hanes / Shutterstock.com

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.

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