Classically Absurd / Shutterstock How to make most of your money off Zillow leads

How to generate most of your revenue from Zillow

Though they may be a small minority, some agents and brokers have built highly successful businesses squarely on the back of Zillow advertising ......
By Teke Wiggin | 15 hours ago
focal-point/Shutterstock Comergence vendor management software wins Progress in Lending innovation award

Comergence vendor management software wins Progress in Lending innovation award

A software platform that helps lenders and appraisal management companies (AMCs) review and monitor mortgage loan originators and appraisers has been recognized for promoting mortgage industry innovation. Comergence, a provider of vendor management s...
By Amy Swinderman | 16 hours ago
Dave Liniger, CEO Re/Max, speaking with Brand Inman at Inman Connect NYC Video: Re/Max CEO Dave Liniger on his triumphant return to business

Video: Re/Max CEO Dave Liniger on his triumphant return to business

At Inman Connect New York in January, Dave Liniger, the CEO of Re/Max, talked about how the landscape of real estate has changed (and the many ways in which it hasn't) and shared his agent-centric perspective with Inman Publisher Brad Inman ......
By Inman | 17 hours ago
Alejandro Escamilla/Unsplash.com 4 ways complaining can make you a better real estate agent

4 ways complaining can make you a better real estate agent

It is an exciting year to be a real estate agent. Every day is the best chance you have to do something new, differentiate from your competition and build authority in your local community. To sweeten the deal, you have more technology and tools than...
By Matt Ragland | 17 hours ago
zooropa / Shutterstock Should Nextdoor censor discriminatory comments?

Should Nextdoor censor discriminatory comments?

Lost cats, petty crimes and controversial developments. Those are the most common topics of discussion for residents of one Los Angeles community on Nextdoor, the social network for neighborhoods that was recently valued at $1.1 billion. The next mos...
By Teke Wiggin | 17 hours ago
Hattanas Kumchai / Shutterfly Tesla's home batteries could fuel 'off the grid' real estate boom

Tesla’s home batteries could fuel ‘off the grid’ real estate boom

Rooftop solar panels can be a great way for homeowners to cut their electricity bills, particularly where rebates that reduce cost of the initial investment are available. But because you can’t depend on the sun to come out every day ......
By Matt Carter | 17 hours ago
ChameleonsEye/Shutterstock 3 tips on helping your clients deal with real estate during divorce

3 tips on helping your clients deal with real estate during divorce

The process of buying and selling a house is already difficult. When you throw a divorce into the mix, it just gets messier. With the exception of child custody, dividing real estate might be one of the most complicated and important issues for a cou...
By Christina Nicholson | 18 hours ago
Robert Davies / Shutterstock.com Are mortgages the new ‘fin tech’ frontier?

Are mortgages the new ‘fin tech’ frontier?

With global investment in financial technology — or “fin tech,” as it has come to be known — more than tripling in the last five years, are financial startups eyeing potential investment in the mortgage and real estate financial services indu...
By Amy Swinderman | 18 hours ago
Dragon Images/Shutterstock Open developer APIs essentially do not exist in the mortgage industry — that’s a problem

Open developer APIs essentially do not exist in the mortgage industry — that’s a problem

Mortgage originators can open up a new world of productivity and improved processes with their software systems by embracing an old idea that they’ve probably never heard of before: open developer APIs ......
By Dave Sims | 19 hours ago
Sean Pavone / Shutterstock Add Birmingham to the list of cities where investors can buy and manage homes remotely

Add Birmingham to the list of cities where investors can buy and manage homes remotely

HomeUnion says it’s now providing investors with tools to buy and manage single-family homes in 10 cities with the addition of Birmingham, Alabama, to its list of “active” investment markets. Launched last May in 15 markets, HomeUni...
By Matt Carter | 19 hours ago
sindeo_hero Mortgage marketplace will expand with help from bank exec

Mortgage marketplace will expand with help from bank exec

Sindeo has snapped up a former executive at one of the country's most prestigious private banks to help drive the startup's growth ......
By Teke Wiggin | 22 hours ago
mangostock/Shutterstock How (and why) to host a real estate event

How (and why) to host a real estate event

Whether it's a small-scale luncheon or a large-scale charity event, the name of the game with event marketing is engaging consumers and elevating your brand ......
By Stephanie Lanier | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
IS-GoFigure4 Go figure: the California market, wages and home prices, and more

Go figure: the California market, wages and home prices, and more

Where do real estate agents find the technology that shapes their working day? Which California city has the most single women ......
By Inman | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Ed Samuel/Shutterstock 4 ways to create and disperse your unique value proposition

4 ways to create and disperse your unique value proposition

In the midst of over 2 million active real estate licensees in North America, your unique value proposition (UVP) is what makes you stand out as a real estate agent. It distinguishes you from the rest of the crowd, and showcases how you are different...
By Candace Green | Tuesday, March 31, 2015