A rope attached to a luxury yacht How luxury agents should approach marketing to millennials

How luxury agents should approach marketing to millennials

Affluent buyers in all age groups make a significant impact on the luxury real estate market. At present, however, millennials have heightened momentum. The YouGov 2016 Affluent Perspective Global Study notes that millennials, as well as the 400,000 ...
By Kevin Leonard | Tuesday, September 20, 2016
lux16_speakerspotlight7_davidkwong 3 lessons that real estate agents can learn from magicians

3 lessons that real estate agents can learn from magicians

Magicians and real estate agents have more in common that you might think. “We’re always operating in an unpredictable landscape, and we never know what’s going to happen,” said magician David Kwong ......
By Kristy Hessman | Monday, September 19, 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, September 18, 2016
screen-shot-2016-09-13-at-10-05-36-am How do you create customers for life? Diligence and craft

How do you create customers for life? Diligence and craft

"Losing sucks, but if you can have some caring and respect for the person you've lost to, it's a little inspirational -- it makes you want to get back up again." That's the lesson Placester's vice president of marketing, Seth Price, learned at an ear...
By Inman | Wednesday, September 14, 2016
A Gulfstream and Rolls Royce 2016 retrospective: The year of global luxury real estate

2016 retrospective: The year of global luxury real estate

As we move into autumn and head toward the last quarter of the year, let's look back at the state of global luxury real estate in 2016. What defined high-end property in recent months? Can we take away valuable insight from observing the performance ...
By Kevin Leonard | Tuesday, September 13, 2016
JP Chretien / Shutterstock.com 3 profitable tips to maintain, sustain and grow a real estate business

3 profitable tips to maintain, sustain and grow a real estate business

You probably already know a handful of profitable real estate tips designed to help you perform better day in and day out in your real estate business. There are tips for converting more leads, strategies for finding more sellers, guides to perfectin...
By Pat Hiban | Monday, September 12, 2016
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Having a bad day? How to turn it around

You’re having one of those days where nothing seems to be going right -- a deal cancels, the appraisal comes in low on that listing that must close in 12 days, you have a flat tire and at 7 p.m. you’re supposed to be at the top of your game for t...
By Bernice Ross | Monday, September 12, 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, September 11, 2016
Screen Shot 2016-09-08 at 2.12.12 PM Stop thinking like a salesperson

Stop thinking like a salesperson

Are real estate agents salespeople? That might seem like an obvious question, but at Inman Connect San Francisco, a thought-provoking session by Joseph Rand of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty made the case that real estate is more about service ...
By Inman | Friday, September 9, 2016
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Seeing the true value in luxury real estate

Ultra high-net worth individuals own an impressive mass of the world's luxury real estate. According to The Global Luxury Residential Real Estate Report 2015, a collaborative effort by Wealth-X and Sotheby's, 79 percent of the UHNW population have tw...
By Kevin Leonard | Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Diego Barbieri / Shutterstock.com Know when to sprint (or stall) in real estate

Know when to sprint (or stall) in real estate

Think of the most accomplished athletes. LeBron James might come to mind for basketball. Serena Williams for tennis. David Beckham for soccer. These are the players who always seem to get the ball. Why is it they’re able to score so much more frequ...
By Mike Turner | Wednesday, September 7, 2016
1984x880_inman_webinar_smartzip0916 Inman Educational Webinar: Emerging strategies for emerging tech — Little things that will set you apart

Inman Educational Webinar: Emerging strategies for emerging tech — Little things that will set you apart

In this webinar, you will learn about trends, tech and strategies that are making an impact now and setting the stage for ......
By Inman | Thursday, September 1, 2016
A Gulfstream and Rolls Royce 10 client quirks every luxury real estate agent must know

10 client quirks every luxury real estate agent must know

Luxury real estate agents can be recognized by their peers and profession, but the most important critic will always be their client. As far as the general public is concerned, a luxury real estate agent is as good as the review from the last transac...
By Kevin Leonard | Thursday, September 1, 2016
1984x880_inman_webinar_Adwerx0816 Inman Demo Day Webinar: Find the right agents for your team — and keep them!

Inman Demo Day Webinar: Find the right agents for your team — and keep them!

In this webinar, you will learn how targeted digital recruiting ads help you attract, acquire and retain top agents for your brokerage ......
By Inman | Thursday, August 25, 2016
Radovan1 / Shutterstock.com Podcast: Feeling personally attacked? 10 ways to protect yourself (Part 3)

Podcast: Feeling personally attacked? 10 ways to protect yourself (Part 3)

We're on our last three points today on how to stop taking things personally so that they don't wreck your ability to make money. Have you caught on to the fact that so much of this is in your control? The very things that others do to you or say to ...
By Tim & Julie Harris | Friday, August 19, 2016
Christopher Palmer New strategies for thinking about real estate market economics

New strategies for thinking about real estate market economics

When markets are uncertain, what does that mean for the real estate business and the consumers who are buying and selling homes? At Inman Connect San Francisco, Christopher Palmer -- an assistant professor at the Haas Real Estate Group at University ...
By Inman | Friday, August 19, 2016
Screen Shot 2016-08-12 at 9.57.23 AM How does a Google search impact real estate?

How does a Google search impact real estate?

John Thornton, a real estate specialist and partner lead at Google, sat down at Inman Connect San Francisco with moderator Jeff Lobb to talk about paid search opportunities that the company makes available -- and how real estate groups large and smal...
By Inman | Thursday, August 18, 2016
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Podcast: Feeling personally attacked? 10 ways to protect yourself (Part 1)

There's more than enough frustration to go around in real estate, isn't there? The underwater and uncooperative seller, the lazy loan officer, the crabby co-broke agent, the never satisfied client. It can be easy to feel personally attacked ......
By Tim & Julie Harris | Wednesday, August 17, 2016