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ConnectWebsiteHedvNB 6 questions with ICSF speaker Nancy Braun

6 questions with ICSF speaker Nancy Braun

Nancy Braun is the creative force behind Charlotte’s Showcase Realty and its several divisions. Focusing on technology and delivering a new kind of experience, Braun has created a new model for the real estate industry ......
By Inman | 2 minutes ago
Stockr / Shutterstock.com 25 spectacular aerial vistas captured by drones

25 spectacular aerial vistas captured by drones

We as a species have always been intrigued and fascinated by the idea of flight. A look at our history can tell you what happens when an idea plants a seed in our minds. It’s not all that surprising that the idea of flying machines that can gather ...
By Inman | 1 hour ago
liseykina / Shutterstock.com Top 10 posts from last week

Top 10 posts from last week

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ......
By Amber Taufen | 2 hours ago
ConnectWebsiteHedvNH 3 questions with ICSF speaker Nina Hatvany

3 questions with ICSF speaker Nina Hatvany

Nina Hatvany, a luxury property specialist at Pacific Union International, was ranked the top individual agent in San Francisco from 2008 to 2015. She's been recognized in The Wall Street Journal's national list of the top 25 sales agents by volume, ...
By Inman | Saturday, August 1, 2015
Oleg Zabielin / Shutterstock.com How to think like a soldier and act like an entrepreneur

How to think like a soldier and act like an entrepreneur

Dr. Tommy Sowers is the current CEO and founder of SOLOpro, a venture-backed real estate marketplace that offers a full 3 percent rebate to homebuyers as well as access to real estate agents who have unbundled their services ......
By Jennye Garibaldi | Saturday, August 1, 2015
tulpahn / Shutterstock.com The digital frontier: new ways of finding customers

The digital frontier: new ways of finding customers

Just a few years ago, agents were shunning online ratings and reviews, and Instagram was in its infancy. Fast forward to today: These digital tools are fast becoming an integral part of the industry and are paving the road to new customers ......
By Jennye Garibaldi | Saturday, August 1, 2015
tech-connect-hero Tech Connect shares must-have tactics from the best real estate hackers and developers

Tech Connect shares must-have tactics from the best real estate hackers and developers

On Aug. 4 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, top technologists from around the globe will gather for a special session to share and learn the secrets of building successful real estate applications, APIs, tools, and consumer and industry featu...
By Inman | Saturday, August 1, 2015
IM_photo / Shutterstock.com Broker Connect is best way to network and meet new customers

Broker Connect is best way to network and meet new customers

On Aug. 4 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, one of the best attended sessions will be Broker Connect, where the brightest brokers from around the country will be on hand to share the hard-won truths about creating success for those actually r...
By Inman | Saturday, August 1, 2015
agent-connect Agent Connect: Learn secrets from top agents to grow your business

Agent Connect: Learn secrets from top agents to grow your business

On Aug. 4 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, top agents from around the globe will gather for a special agent-only session to share and learn the secrets of building a successful business ......
By Inman | Saturday, August 1, 2015
SIHASAKPRACHUM / Shutterstock.com The 'micro-moments' that connect us

The 'micro-moments' that connect us

You’re in line at the grocery store, shopping for a new car. You’re on the train during your morning commute, booking tickets for your Hawaiian vacation. You’re at your daughter’s soccer game, signing documents to purchase your first home ......
By Jennye Garibaldi | Saturday, August 1, 2015
ConnectWebsiteHedv12 Disrupting death: ICSF speaker Dr. Aubrey de Grey says we could live forever

Disrupting death: ICSF speaker Dr. Aubrey de Grey says we could live forever

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” -- Mark Twain. While we’re not off the hook for paying taxes, Dr. Aubrey de Grey believes that we may be able to avoid (or at least prolong) our until-now inevitable mo...
By Jennye Garibaldi | Saturday, August 1, 2015
zhu difeng / Shutterstock.com Real estate market recap, July 27-31

Real estate market recap, July 27-31

Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ......
By Inman | Saturday, August 1, 2015
Anthony Ricci / Shutterstock.com The week in industry hires and promotions: July 27-31

The week in industry hires and promotions: July 27-31

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ......
By Inman | Saturday, August 1, 2015
Kentoh / Shutterstock.com Long-term interest rates fall -- what's up with down?

Long-term interest rates fall -- what's up with down?

Whither long-term interest rates? Everyone building a new home -- or thinking of buying anything -- wants to know. What is the upside risk, Fed on the warpath ......
By Lou Barnes | Friday, July 31, 2015
Hans Christiansson / Shutterstock.com Realogy’s 2Q earnings per share fall below analyst expectations

Realogy’s 2Q earnings per share fall below analyst expectations

While Realogy Holdings Corp.’s second-quarter earnings per share fell slightly below analysts’ expectations, the company expects to normalize its expenses following a few recent acquisitions and benefit from a strong summer selling season in the ...
By Amy Swinderman | Friday, July 31, 2015
HWQK9B2QGLQ 3-D home of the day

3-D home of the day

There's a feeling you get when you reach the summit after a long climb. Exhilaration. Awe. Triumph. If that feeling had a home, it would be 3807 Crest Road in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Boasting with unparalleled views sweeping from Malibu to t...
By Kevin Klages | Friday, July 31, 2015
Paul Laubach / Shutterstock.com Key principles of real estate career longevity

Key principles of real estate career longevity

Success isn't easy -- and making it last is even harder. In the fast-paced, highly competitive and rapidly changing world of real estate, that's especially true. The big-name agent in your local town today might have been a complete unknown just a co...
By Tim Harris | Friday, July 31, 2015
jreika / Shutterstock.com 3 things new agents should have to do before going it alone

3 things new agents should have to do before going it alone

Now that I've had my license for almost a year, I am going to share what has helped me feel comfortable saying and knowing I am a professional and trustworthy agent. Here are the three steps agents should have to take before they receive their licens...
By Michael Horstman | Friday, July 31, 2015