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

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10. A new app helps real estate agents handle sensitive questions about neighborhoods and homes.

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Africa Studio / Shutterstock.com

9. Why do real estate agents drink? Here are 10 reasons.

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S_Photo / Shutterstock.com

8. A new platform gives consumers access to deeper search data, allowing them to house-hunt like an agent.

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Oleksiy Mark / Shutterstock.com

7. Programmatic advertising is part of ListTrac’s business plan. So what does that mean?

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Luca De Gregorio / Shutterstock.com

6. Realtor.com is testing a multiple-agent contact form to keep listings leads in the same brokerage.

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Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Columbia Pictures and Revolution Studios

5. If you need to get pumped up for your day, check out these 18 videos for a boost of inspiration and motivation.

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4. Now that Ben Kinney has bought ActiveRain, what’s next for the blogging platform?

A still from the Share Better Coalition ad.

A still from the Share Better Coalition ad.

3. A coalition ad attacks Airbnb — and real estate big-shots, too.

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Hadrian / Shutterstock.com

2. Brad Inman shares advice for agents riding high on the wave of the market — because owning a Tesla won’t change your life, but being liquid during the next downturn? Different story.

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Syda Productions / Shutterstock.com

1. Cash buyer scams are becoming increasingly common. Here’s how to identify them upfront.


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