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 | Sunday, July 24, 2016
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Who has real power in the real estate industry?

Power in the real estate industry is not defined by company size, financial assets or a massive advertising budget. Power is a function of getting the marketplace to take a specific buying or selling action. All fruitful actions start and end with th...
By Creed Smith | Friday, July 22, 2016
Martin Dimitrov / iStock.com Feeling down? Try these 5 tips for daily inspiration

Feeling down? Try these 5 tips for daily inspiration

As a real estate agent, your days can be long and filled with lots of trial and error, but you have to stay motivated and upbeat to be successful day-to-day. Are you feeling down, listless and uninspired? Not for long! Here are five ways to pump up y...
By Brian McKenna | Friday, July 22, 2016
A young woman taking her pulse after a run Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 3

Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 3

As we close out our series on the 15 crazy obvious truths, these last five points are critical if you want long-term success -- both in real estate and in life. So, expand your mind and examine your perspective on these final points. Which of these a...
By Tim & Julie Harris | Thursday, July 21, 2016
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Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 2

We all know that hard work, focus and dedication are key traits to achieving career success in real estate, but as we go through our daily routines, it's easy to forget the important truths that got us here in the first place ......
By Tim & Julie Harris | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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Do the right thing: How to keep the family business alive

I learned all I know about real estate from my dad. And his lesson was very simple: If you do the right things for the right reasons, success will follow. That was 38 years ago when social media was meeting people in church -- but it has proved timel...
By Everett King | Wednesday, July 20, 2016
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 | Sunday, July 17, 2016
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Podcast: The 10 biggest lies in real estate: Part 1

Whether you've been in the real estate business for five years or five minutes, there's no shortage of advice being given to you -- from your broker, your family, your friends and every real estate widget seller out there ......
By Tim & Julie Harris | Wednesday, July 13, 2016
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 | Sunday, July 10, 2016
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4 technologies changing real estate in 2016

A simple audit of your average real estate business will most likely reveal a slew of antiquated technologies that are still in use. If for nothing else, real estate professionals are creatures of habit; they are content relying on dated systems that...
By Than Merrill | Friday, July 8, 2016
A "watch your step" sign with a figure slipping 3 common SEO mistakes that destroy most real estate websites

3 common SEO mistakes that destroy most real estate websites

SEO is a journey, not a destination, and this idea has proven itself true time and time again. Most real estate agents' websites got left behind after Google Panda and Penguin update not because Google prefers big brands such as Zillow, realtor.com a...
By Ibemere Obinna | Thursday, July 7, 2016
Mark Gillispie / ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican National Convention is both boon and bust for Cleveland real estate

Republican National Convention is both boon and bust for Cleveland real estate

About 50,000 delegates, RNC staffers, lobbyists, media, demonstrators and others are expected to descend on Cleveland, a city with nearly 400,000 residents, for the convention and its associated, ancillary events. Cleveland has about 5,000 hotel room...
By Amy Swinderman | Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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 | Monday, July 4, 2016
Niloo / Shutterstock.com Want to see the brokerage of the future? Think soap

Want to see the brokerage of the future? Think soap

The real estate industry finds itself at a branding crossroads. The traditional franchise template has turned sour. Many agents find the usual “personality-branded” approach of independent brokerages not that helpful to their businesses. In too m...
By Jeff Bergstrom | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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7 trends that will make or break traditional real estate

For 2016, real estate industry players are encouraged to explore the emerging millennial buyers, the power of digital marketing and the popularity of shared working spaces ......
By John Anderson | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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70 real estate lead generation ideas for 2016

Foremost, marketing brings exposure to your business. Then, lead generation, when done effectively, gets you in front of those that plan to go to the closing table because they want to buy or sell real estate. They work hand-in-hand ......
By Lee Davenport | Monday, June 27, 2016
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 | Sunday, June 26, 2016
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Podcast: From lackluster to luxury in 3 steps

What if you had an eye for quality interior design? The world will have no limits for you -- no boundaries. You will be able to get what you’ve set your mind to. You would be in luxury real estate. ......
By Pat Hiban | Friday, June 24, 2016