focal-point/Shutterstock Vendor management software wins award

Vendor management software wins 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 | 11 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 | 12 hours ago
Alejandro Escamilla/Unsplash.com Become a better real estate agent by complaining creatively

Become a better real estate agent by complaining creatively

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 | 12 hours ago
zooropa / Shutterstock Neighborhood social network accused of inadvertently facilitating racial profiling

Neighborhood social network accused of inadvertently facilitating racial profiling

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 | 12 hours ago
Hattanas Kumchai / Shutterfly Tesla's home batteries could fuel 'off the grid' real estate boom

Could Tesla’s new battery power an entire home?

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 | 13 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 | 13 hours ago
Robert Davies / Shutterstock.com ‘Fin tech’ is growing — but what does that mean for real estate?

‘Fin tech’ is growing — but what does that mean for real estate?

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 | 13 hours ago
Dragon Images/Shutterstock What’s an open developer API and why does the mortgage industry need more of them?

What’s an open developer API and why does the mortgage industry need more of them?

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 | 14 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 | 14 hours ago
sindeo_hero Former VP of lending strategy becomes chief lending officer at mortgage marketplace

Former VP of lending strategy becomes chief lending officer at mortgage marketplace

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 | 17 hours ago
mangostock/Shutterstock 7 reasons why you should host more real estate events

7 reasons why you should host more real estate events

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 | 21 hours ago
IS-GoFigure4 Real estate infographics on the California market, wages vs. home prices and more

Real estate infographics on the California market, wages vs. 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 | 22 hours ago
Ed Samuel/Shutterstock Nailing down your unique value proposition as a real estate agent

Nailing down your unique value proposition as a real estate agent

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 | 22 hours ago
DRETR - RealtyJuggler RealtyJuggler is an aggressively priced CRM for real estate agents

RealtyJuggler is an aggressively priced CRM for real estate agents

RealtyJuggler is a CRM that is priced so aggressively I can't help but think it's at least worth a shot for any small team or agency that's been on the fence about investing in a ......
By Craig Rowe | 22 hours ago