Dennis Macwilliam / Flickr.com Real estate agents turn to 'spirit sweepers' for problem homes

Real estate agents turn to ‘spirit sweepers’ for haunted homes

Four years ago, Dallas real estate agent Scott Carlson won a listing that he said carried a "dark energy." That's when Carlson turned to Jay Quinn, a Washington, D.C.-based energy healer who helps real estate brokers and agents improve the atmosphere...
By Paul Hagey | 6 hours ago
ICSF_DatingServiceHero What we can learn about getting connected from dating services

What we can learn about getting connected from dating services

A matchmaker and a dating coach give tips on how to connect with people from the very beginning ......
By Inman | 7 hours ago
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Why Facebook isn’t over — no matter what your kids say

I've spent a lot of time over the past couple years speaking to real estate audiences about the evolving expectations of millennial clients. Much of this conversation centers around the way millennials digitally vet agents online by using tools such ...
By Casey Wright | 7 hours ago
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How saving a few dollars is costing more than you realize

But often those referrals come as a result of cumulative efforts over time. How can you determine the return on investment (ROI) long-term effort? It's tricky, to be sure. There might be no perfect formula, but the following should at least give you ...
By Sean Kirby | 8 hours ago
AshDesign / Shutterstock.com Daily market update: Sept. 1, 2015

Daily market update: Sept. 1, 2015

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ......
By Inman | 9 hours ago
93Worth-hero Luxury listing of the day: Bright, airy penthouse in Tribeca, NYC

Luxury listing of the day: Bright, airy penthouse in Tribeca, NYC

This lovely four-bedroom penthouse in Tribeca includes a terrace with Midtown views, white oak plank floors, and access to the building's common rooftop, children's play area and dog-washing station ......
By Inman | 9 hours ago
Hero_SamDiBianchiChat_0815 Get to know Million Dollar Listing's Samantha DeBianchi

Get to know Samantha DeBianchi

On Tuesday, Sept. 1, we're kicking off our Inman Facebook chat series with Samantha DeBianchi of "Million Dollar Lisiting Miami." For one hour, you can ask Samantha about her business, how she broke into the luxury real estate industry, her experienc...
By Marian McPherson | 17 hours ago
Hero_SelectAudioLive6_PromoAssets_0815 Look inside the anatomy of an effective marketing email

Look inside the anatomy of an effective marketing email

It’s no secret: If you want your business to reach people online, then marketing on Facebook isn’t an option — it’s a requirement. With 1 out of every 2 people on the Internet logging into Facebook each month, chances are the people you want ...
By Jennifer Naval | 17 hours ago
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Podcast: Are you suffering from buyer burnout?

Are you feeling tired and burned out from working with buyers? In our free coaching calls for agents, it's a common theme among agents -- especially newer agents. They start out working exclusively as buyer's agents and quickly realize that shepherdi...
By Tim & Julie Harris | 21 hours ago
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Oil price slump could be a drag on home prices in Wyoming, North Dakota, Alaska

Declining oil prices are usually welcome news for consumers, but the news that they may contribute to declining house prices will not be good news to homeowners in some states, according to Fannie Mae’s latest edition of Housing Insights ......
By Amy Swinderman | 21 hours ago
Matterport_3D_model_of_real_space 3-D home of the day

3-D home of the day

The unique layout of this Ellicott City, Maryland, homestead affords an expanded panoramic view of the rolling hills below. The floor plan is dominated by natural curves that recapitulate the undulating landscape ......
By Robert Eisenbach | 21 hours ago
REU_CourtneyPoulos Courtney Poulos on offering life-work balance to her agents

Courtney Poulos on offering life-work balance to her agents

The ACME Real Estate broker talks about what motivates her, why Barbara Corcoran is her hero and her most embarrassing real estate moment ......
By Inman | 21 hours ago
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Arizona Association of Realtors unveils real estate agent safety system

Arizona Realtors can now receive and post safety alerts through a security system unveiled by the Arizona Association of Realtors (AAR). The safety system is a response to renewed concerns over the dangers real estate agents can face on the job, part...
By Teke Wiggin | 21 hours ago
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How reality TV is causing headaches for real estate agents

How fun are the reality shows these days? What a great escape from your day to watch the trials and tribulations of others. The real estate reality shows, in particular, are an entertaining format showing buying and selling and deals being made on th...
By Jay Lieberman | 22 hours ago