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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. It’s hard to say what will happen to the housing market, but here’s how the election might have an effect.


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9. Compass launches a global entertainment and sports division for celebrity clients.


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8. First-time buyer clients might appreciate these 5 tips.

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7. There are hidden dangers to texting you might not have considered — here’s why you should think about using Snapchat or Siri instead.


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6. You can use Google for just about anything, including becoming your neighborhood search expert.


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5. Snapchat is one of those social media tools that a lot of people just don’t get (yet). Here’s how one broker is using it to educate and recruit real estate agents.


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4. When it comes to technology, timing is key — check out who’s gotten more initial funding: Zillow or RPR (Realtors Property Resource).


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3. Making offers on multiple homes at once: Kosher tactic or not so much?


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2. Keeping your eye on these 4 technologies will serve you well; they’re changing real estate.


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1. These 4 reasons ensure real estate agents will always have work.

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