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Top 10 posts from last week

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Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week:

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10. Becoming a top producer in real estate is a lofty goal. Here are some tips for rewiring your brain to make it happen.

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9. Which marketing platform works better for real estate, MailChimp or Constant Contact?

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8. PlumBid is the latest luxury real estate bidding platform in town — built by a broker in L.A.

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7. Ever wondered how portals can dominate local searches in a matter of days? Well, here’s how they do it.

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6. A court filing case in California could change the way the real estate industry operates — specifically regarding dual agency, which a court filing called “an impossible situation.”

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5. Your lead generation is only as good as your ability to think outside the box. Read about five novel ways to generate leads.

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4. There are plenty of new business models in the real estate world today — including hybrid brokerages, which offer alternatives to traditional brokerage service and commission models. How do you feel about hybrid brokerages?

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3. You don’t have to be involved in real estate at all to have a robust referral program. Just ask Glenn Beck.

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2. All signs point toward what should be a booming housing market. Economists at the National Association of Real Estate Editors’ annual conference talked about what’s going on.

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1. Even Redfin’s CEO says the company’s commission rates aren’t “rational.” Read about his reasons why they’re sticking with the plan.


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