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A handshake from a low angle John Peyton to succeed Alex Perriello as Realogy Franchise Group president and CEO

John Peyton to succeed Alex Perriello as Realogy Franchise Group president and CEO

Realogy Holdings chairman, CEO and president, Richard Smith today announced the promotion of John Peyton to president and CEO for the Realogy Franchise Group, effective April ......
By Gill South | 5 hours ago
A stack of $100 bills TripleMint, a high-tech brokerage, closes $4.5 million Series A funding round

TripleMint, a high-tech brokerage, closes $4.5 million Series A funding round

The most successful venture capital-funded brokerages tend to shed some experimental business practices for more traditional techniques, while retaining a core focus on innovative technology. TripleMint fits this model to a ......
By Teke Wiggin | 5 hours ago
Inman Educational Webinar: Become the digital mayor of your community

Inman Educational Webinar: Become the digital mayor of your community

In this webinar, you will learn how to establish your reputation as member of your community and lay the foundation for referrals and lead acquisition. ......
By Devon Broderick | 6 hours ago
Re/Max balloons in the sky. Re/Max nets $22.7M in 2016 with rising agent count

Re/Max nets $22.7M in 2016 with rising agent count

Today Re/Max announced its largest annual agent gain in a decade and a bank account that's $22.7 million in the black ......
By Caroline Feeney | 6 hours ago
How Coldwell Banker used Facebook Live to cover the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) for agents

How Coldwell Banker used Facebook Live to cover the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) for agents

In December 2015, Facebook opened Facebook Live to the masses -- and its popularity has yet to slow down, with everyone using it from your grandma sharing her top baking secrets to your next-door neighbor filming cool dog tricks all for friends to se...
By Marian McPherson | 8 hours ago
Railroad crossing San Francisco Bay Area MLSs to share ‘coming soon’ and pocket listings

San Francisco Bay Area MLSs to share ‘coming soon’ and pocket listings

When "coming soon" listings blazed into the spotlight nearly three years ago, MLSss had a choice: support what agents and brokers were already doing among themselves or try to quash it ......
By Andrea V. Brambila | 9 hours ago
What’s on the horizon for Move in 2017?

What’s on the horizon for Move in 2017?

Ryan O'Hara, CEO at Move -- which owns and operates realtor.com -- gave an overview of what real estate agents can expect from the company in ......
By Inman | 10 hours ago
Re/Max appoints Carie Zoellner as new VP of IT and digital business

Re/Max appoints Carie Zoellner as new VP of IT and digital business

Zoellner has worked in IT executive management for over 17 years, most recently as the VP of IT for a division of DaVita Healthcare Partners ......
By Gill South | 11 hours ago
All-cash buyer rules renewed for another 180 days by FinCEN

All-cash buyer rules renewed for another 180 days by FinCEN

If you were hoping for a reprieve from having to identify all-cash buyers above a certain price point in certain counties to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) -- sorry ......
By Amber Taufen | 11 hours ago
A man buttoning up his cufflinks Why professionalism starts with real estate brokers

Why professionalism starts with real estate brokers

For years, I have read and listened to complaints about how low the bar is for becoming a real estate agent and about how many “bad agents” we have as a result. Often agents are asked how we can raise standards. How is that working ......
By Teresa Boardman | 17 hours ago
How I made the decision to become a real estate agent

How I made the decision to become a real estate agent

So, I’ve gone and done it now. For better or worse, I’ve decided to become a real estate agent ......
By Cheryl Rose | 18 hours ago
Are local sales softening? 6 signs to watch for

Are local sales softening? 6 signs to watch for

Last year was not a great one for the housing economists who forecast home sales ......
By Steve Cook | 18 hours ago
Daily market update: February 23, 2017

Daily market update: February 23, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......
By Inman | 20 hours ago
A woman sitting alone on a swingset First-time homebuyers to miss out amid real estate investor craze: housing report

First-time homebuyers to miss out amid real estate investor craze: housing report

Investors have played a key role in driving the housing recovery, but their contribution also has come at a cost: more competition for first-time homebuyers. Housing observers have been well aware of this side effect, but a new report brings the dive...
By Teke Wiggin | 23 hours ago
Open house robberies change real estate in Northeast Ohio

Open house robberies change real estate in Northeast Ohio

One thing real estate agents may want to add to their open house to-do lists (if they haven't already) is double-checking doors and windows before closing up shop, just in case a "buyer" wants to come back for a solo visit ......
By Marian McPherson | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A black rat snake Podcast: Crazy sh*t in real estate Episode 8 — When fur, claws and scales drop in at the home inspection

Podcast: Crazy sh*t in real estate Episode 8 — When fur, claws and scales drop in at the home inspection

Dead cats. Raccoons. Snakes! Welcome to the weird life of a home inspector, when Jeff Baker drops in on the podcast to share some of his crazy stories ......
By Leigh Brown | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Rob Hahn and Greg Robertson launch ‘Industry Relations’ podcast

Rob Hahn and Greg Robertson launch ‘Industry Relations’ podcast

What do you get when two of real estate's most well-known, outspoken bloggers get together to hash out controversial topics about the industry you know and love ......
By Andrea V. Brambila | Wednesday, February 22, 2017
A row of seeds growing January existing-home sales show fastest seasonally adjusted annual sales growth in almost 10 years

January existing-home sales show fastest seasonally adjusted annual sales growth in almost 10 years

The first month of 2017 sets the year up for a red-hot start after what NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun called a "soft" December. In January, NAR’s existing-home sales spiked 3.3 percentage points to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 5.6...
By Marian McPherson | Wednesday, February 22, 2017