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


Searching Google for answers

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10. For the first time ever in March, the term “Zillow” was more widely Googled than the term “real estate.”


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Minerva Studio / Shutterstock.com

9. These 3 habits allow successful real estate agents to retain their edge.


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SERGII KURLIA / Shutterstock.com

8. There’s a source for listing leads that you might not be considering.

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Interest rates image via Shutterstock. Modified.

7. How smart are you about mortgage interest rates?


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Nawanon / Shutterstock.com

6. Virtual reality is going to change how we shop for homes — here’s how.


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Evlakhov Valeriy / Shutterstock.com

5. A financial analyst predicts that the judge in the Move-Zillow evidentiary hearing will sanction Zillow — but likely not to the extent Move has requested.


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4. Zillow’s Retsly Connect lets agents and brokers use additional “front-end” MLS tools.


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3. Upstream and Broker Public Portal say that neither outfit has plans to deter agents or brokers from syndicating listings to Zillow or others.


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2. Read our live blog of the final day of the Move-Zillow evidence spoliation hearing.


A toolbox for fixing things

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1. How can we fix new-agent onboarding? An Inman Special Report digs into the issue.

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