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


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10. If you’re taking listing photos with your iPhone camera — you need to stop. Immediately.


Michael Rossi, founder of Elegran

Michael Rossi, founder of Elegran

9. This independent broker in Manhattan never hires industry insiders and has a culture he’s proud of. What’s his secret?


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8. When you sign up to work with Windermere Real Estate, which tech tools are included?


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nazire avlar / Shutterstock.com

7. A politically active Boston agent uses her community involvement to help grow her business.


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6. How safe do real estate agents feel on the job? An Inman special report digs into the issue.


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Kentoh / Shutterstock.com

5. Our economy writer predicted that the Federal Reserve would not boost rates at this week’s meeting — he was right.


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4. A tale of how one brokerage was able to grow 3,000% in three years.


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Everything I Do / Shutterstock.com

3. Just got your real estate license? You’ve got 7 items of homework to complete.


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Radu Bercan / Shutterstock.com

2. Agents and brokers are no longer at risk of email alert patent lawsuits, thanks to some action by the National Association of Realtors.


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1. Zillow Group made another strategic move this week — this time, selling Diverse Solutions to Market Leader.

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