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


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10. What big mistakes do sellers make? Here are five.


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9. This independent broker is building her business into a “saleable” asset.


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8. How do the top marketers promote their homes? Here’s a rundown.


 

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7. There are some things listing agents should never do for clients — like these.


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6. Facebook and Google are both using computer visioning — here’s how it will arrive to real estate.


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5. A new domain exclusively for real estate-related professionals is accepting bids for what could be some of its most popular URLs — like NYC.homes, for example.


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Image courtesy of Samsung

4. The new Galaxy S7 is an excellent phone for real estate brokers — here’s why.


 

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3. Scammers are stealing buyers’ closing money by hacking agents’ and other email accounts, monitoring transactions and sending fake wire instructions at critical moments in the transaction process.


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2. How do you know if a downturn is coming to your area? New ZIP-code-specific data will tell you.


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1. A new RealtyTrac report discloses criminal activity in different ZIP codes.