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


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10. Do listing agents owe buyers fiduciary duty? That’s a question that the Supreme Court of California is going to try to answer.


Jerry Holden, broker-owner of The Holden Agency

Jerry Holden, broker-owner of The Holden Agency

9. How one broker manages his business without any in-house competition.


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8. Aaron Wittenstein shares his lead-generation tips and tricks.

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7. New-build buyers need savvy agents to help them out — here’s why.


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6. When old collaborates with new, amazing things can happen.


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Lisa A / Shutterstock.com

5. Do you know how to deal with rejection? If not, you’d better learn.


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Falcona / Shutterstock.com

4. Would one solution to the dual agency questions raised at the California Supreme Court this week involve picking a side — buyers or sellers?


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3. We took a poll on who’d win an election if our readers had their way — and it was Trump’s White House.


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2. Clients curious about who might have died in a listing? HomeDisclosure will tell you.


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1. The background of the California Supreme Court justices case in which a buyer argues that a listing agent owed him fiduciary duty.

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