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


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10. Nobody knows what real estate is going to look like when self-driving cars arrive — but things will change. That’s for sure.


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9. Lead generation is a whole new ballgame now that Facebook Messenger has joined the lineup.


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8. When your Facebook lead generation is generating zilch, here’s what you do.

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A Pix4D 3-D model.

A Pix4D 3-D model.

7. Real estate agents tend to be fans of technology — well, here’s some news: Now 3-D and drones are part of the same tool.


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6. Here’s how a lawsuit that alleged that listing signs are an invitation to walk around a property shook out in the end.


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5. A Borrell Associates report examines how real estate agents are spending their advertising dollars.


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4. We’ve got more from the stockpile of Zillow Group consumer research — this time, we’re examining what millennials want from their real estate agents.


Re/Max balloons in the sky.

3. One of the biggest players in real estate franchising — Re/Max — has just upped its game. Meet Motto Mortgage.


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2. If you ever wondered what might happen if Zillow were to team up with Facebook — you’re about to find out!


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1. Did you hear the one about the two Realtor associations who voted to dissolve their own MLS?

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