A recent Inman survey designed to gauge challenges and opportunities in the industry had real estate pros take a long look in the mirror. The results weren’t pretty. The survey found that while there are several new initiatives coming down the pike to address control of listing data, real estate professionals consider the industry’s biggest challenge to be, well, themselves.
Calls for raising the bar in real estate have reached a fever pitch recently. The ranks of newbie agents have swelled over the last few years, and one report recently cast subpar agents as the No. 1 threat to the industry. We’ve rounded up some proposals from Inman readers for how to remove the hack agents from real estate.
by Teke Wiggin | Jun 19
“After buying and selling a few houses I would rate real estate agents just barely above the drug cartels when it comes to morality and honesty.” That’s one of a number of negative comments about Realtors that appeared beneath an article recently published by The Washington Post.
by Teke Wiggin | Jun 16
Don’t say they didn’t warn you. The National Association of Realtors this week released a free report detailing 50 threats, risks and challenges the real estate is facing today and will face in the near future.
by Andrea V. Brambila | May 15