by Amber Taufen Staff Writer Luxury Connect Meet the Luxury Leaders | October 19-20 | Beverly Hills Learn MoreHere were the most popular stories on Inman this past week:10. Crowdsourced online home valuations from real estate agents could challenge the industry’s most popular AVMs. Alexander Chaikin / Shutterstock.com9. Your clients need you to understand and explain the market. Here’s where to start becoming market-literate.ub-foto / Shutterstock.com8. When a deal is hanging by a thread, how do you save it? Here are a few ways.Everett Historical / Shutterstock.com7. Need some inspiration? Here are 5 quotes worth pinning to your office wall.LDprod / Shutterstock.com6. One virtual brokerage is drawing in agents by offering high commission splits, an app — and radical independence.TATSIANAMA / Shutterstock.com5. Riley is a “concierge” text service that tees up leads for real estate agents.Beth Swanson / Shutterstock4. Realtor.com has plans to lure homeseller leads for agents — here they are. 3. Brad Inman talks to brokerage mergers-and-acquisitions guru Steve Murray, who explains why so many entities seem to be exiting the business.Anick Kiskas / Shutterstock.com2. When one agent told this buyer about a buyer’s agent bonus offer hooked to a house she’d been eyeing, it left a bad taste in her mouth. Here’s why.1. Inman’s picks of interesting people in real estate for 2016.