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Lessons for real estate success start in the sandbox
Unfortunately, when things get tough, it's not socially acceptable to throw sand at our opponent. About me: I'm impat...
May 8, 2015 by Kellie Tinnin
Clarify your value proposition instead of panicking about disruption
It seems that the sky is always falling in real estate. Every day, we read about a new threat to our way of doing busine...
May 7, 2015 by Mary Borth
Don't worry about listing data -- it's sold data that's going to hurt you
While franchises, brokerages and agents fume and plot how to regain control of the listing data, Zillow Group (ZG), real...
May 4, 2015 by Creed Smith
IPads are 5 years old: Here's how I learned to use mine for real estate
It is hard to believe that iPads have been around for five years. I was one of those reckless people who preordered my i...
May 1, 2015 by Teresa Boardman
Why aspiring real estate agents should just skip college
Skip college. That's right! If you know someone who is thinking about starting or running a business after college, they...
Apr 28, 2015 by Adam Conrad
Stealing data? How portal changes (and lawsuits) affect real estate agents
Editor's note: This contributed story does not reflect the views or opinions of Inman staff. Zillow Group has responded...
Apr 17, 2015 by Tim Harris
Mindset matters: Are you thinking rich or thinking poor?
Your mindset determines your success in real estate. Today we're discussing if you're going through life with the mindse...
Apr 14, 2015 by Tim Harris
Zillow's MLS agreements are the portal's problem -- not yours
Would you ask a client to sign a contract that he or she does not understand? Would you buy an investment without fi...
Apr 7, 2015 by Saul Klein
'My listing, my lead' philosophy is a massive disservice to real estate consumers
Just a short while ago, nearly every broker reading Inman raged that MLSs could never be replaced, and that as the sol...
Mar 27, 2015 by Creed Smith
Homebuyers are liars: a poem
Happy Friday, Inman readers -- here is a poem to start off your weekend. Homebuyers are liars -- we all know this is...
Mar 13, 2015 by Wes Pinkston
My Uber driver was a real estate agent
How perfect. While on my way to Real Estate Connect New York, using Uber to get to the airport in Miami, I found out tha...
Feb 3, 2015 by Jose Perez
Is it the beginning of the end for Zillow?
Ever since the News Corp. acquisition announcement of Move Inc. back in September, my wife (Julie Harris) and I have bee...
Jan 13, 2015 by Tim Harris
Leigh Brown shares her feelings about NAR
One of these days, I’ll learn to leave all of the Facebook groups that time-suck and energy-suck me to pieces. That's ...
Jan 7, 2015 by Leigh Brown
Why NAR matters
One of these days, I’ll learn to leave all of the Facebook groups that time-suck and energy-suck me to pieces. That's ...
Jan 7, 2015 by Leigh Brown
Why focusing on portals is a mistake
Had enough portal talk? It seems like everywhere you turn in our industry, someone's discussing the pros and cons of ...
Jan 5, 2015 by Scott Olsen
Why focusing on portals is a mistake
Had enough portal talk? It seems like everywhere you turn in our industry, someone's discussing the pros and cons of...
Jan 5, 2015 by Scott Olsen
3 options for helping senior agents manage technology
The brokerage for whom I work comprises people of a wide variety of ages and levels of experience. Among the 100-plus ag...
Dec 31, 2014 by Lorelei Taylor
3 options for helping senior agents manage technology
The brokerage for whom I work comprises people of a wide variety of ages and levels of experience. Among the 100-plus ag...
Dec 31, 2014 by Lorelei Taylor
The commoditization of IDX will have a major impact
In a recent post titled "Putting IDX out to pasture," Joel Burslem of 1000watt suggests that the commoditization of IDX,...
Dec 28, 2014 by Matthew Barba
The real estate portal-dominance game is far from over
Now that Zillow and Trulia are merging, many are predicting "game over" in the listing portal space. Already the two mos...
Dec 27, 2014 by Max Galka

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