Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week: 10. Crowdsourced online home valuations from real estate agents could challenge the industry’s most popular AVMs. Alexander Chaikin / Shutterstock.com 9. Your clients need you to understand and explain the market. Here’s where to start becoming market-literate. ub-foto / Shutterstock.com 8. When a deal is hanging by a thread, how do you save it? Here are a few ways. Everett Historical / Shutterstock.com 7. Need some inspiration? Here are 5 quotes worth pinning to your office wall. LDprod / Shutterstock.com 6. One virtual brokerage is drawing in agents by offering high commission splits, an app — and radical independence. TATSIANAMA / Shutterstock.com 5. Riley is a “concierge” text service that tees up leads for real estate agents. Beth Swanson / Shutterstock 4. Realtor.com has plans to lure homeseller leads for agents — here they are. 3. Brad Inman talks to brokerage mergers-and-acquisitions guru Steve Murray, who explains why so many entities seem to be exiting the business. Anick Kiskas / Shutterstock.com 2. When one agent told this buyer about a buyer’s agent bonus offer hooked to a house she’d been eyeing, it left a bad taste in her mouth. Here’s why. 1. Inman’s picks of interesting people in real estate for 2016. Show Comments Hide Comments Comments Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments Sign me up Success! Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines. Read Next How realtor.com plans to lure homesellers Why are so many brokers exiting the business? 21 interesting people in real estate: Inman's 2016 list Are buyer's agent bonuses unethical?