The Real Word: Can the appraisal process be color-blind?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss racial discrimination in homebuying, NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and using TikTok as a real estate agent
by Byron Lazine Jun 11
Offerpad is a more profitable flavor of iBuying: Mike DelPrete
Offerpad's latest financials strongly suggest that a less venture-funded, less tech-enabled, more real estate-focused, and less breakneck version of iBuying can be (almost) profitable
by Mike DelPrete Jun 10
Tackling agent retention? 4 strategies for a stronger firm
You can’t predict when your agents will decide their time with your brokerage is done, but while they’re with you, you can work to support them. Here are a few effective ways to prioritize retention
by Larry Alton Jun 10
Why agents and title agencies don’t always see eye to eye
While the title agency tends to bear its fair share of a transaction's detail-oriented work, it’s when communication and cooperation collapse that closings tend to be delayed
by Aaron Davis Jun 10
Working with investors? 5 key skills to master
Although they're lucrative to work with, investors come with their own set of challenges. And unlike working with homeowners, representing investors requires a different set of skills. Here are a few you need to master
by Andrew Syrios Jun 10
Why are $100M real estate teams merging with expansion teams?
Recently, we have seen more and more teams (large, successful and profitable teams) join forces, specifically with real estate businesses that offer a platform of services. Here's why
by Adam Hergenrother Jun 10
The New Normal: What if everyone just stops paying for leads?
They used to be part of everyone’s business model but, increasingly, paid leads simply can’t compete with organic traffic and referrals
by Christy Murdock Jun 10
Deciding on the face of your brand? 3 points to consider
Real estate is an industry based on facial recognition. When you ask people, 'Who sold your home?' they almost always answer with their agent’s name — not the brokerage name
by Kris Lindahl Jun 9
Pulse: What are your top 3 tech tools?
This week, we want to know about the tech tools that are indispensable to you in this new normal. What are you still using and will continue to use in the foreseeable future?
by Inman Jun 9
Looking for leads? Tap into these digital door-knocking strategies
Opinion
Combining these digital door-knocking tips with geo-fencing practices will give you a significant edge over those relying on more traditional digital or print marketing strategies
by Bernice Ross Jun 9
61 safety tips every real estate agent should read
Opinion
Prevention and avoidance are always better options than dealing directly with any safety-related issue. Don't be afraid, be aware
by Jay Thompson Jun 9
Connecting with Stephanie Anton at The Corcoran Group
Ahead of her speaking engagement at Inman Connect next week, the senior vice president of Corcoran affiliates told Inman the new normal is all about change
Police arrest man for stalking, assaulting 2 Palm Beach agents
'This was the most vicious attack I have experienced,' celebrity Realtor Edis Talović said of the attack. 'Especially during Pride Month where we hope to feel accepted.'
The New Normal for listings is endless evolution
Over the past 20 years, listings have gone from a single photo in a newspaper to having dozens of images, interactive features and 3D tours. The only constant now is change
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 8
4 steps to building an effective agent recognition program
Great work can easily fly under the radar, especially in the hustle and bustle of real estate. Now more than ever, it’s crucial for brokerages to implement programs that help give credit where it’s due. Here's how
by Katy Robinson Jun 8
10 ways being on a team will boost your career and improve your life
Opinion
From more leads and in-house training to a robust support system, there are many reasons why being on a team can lead to a more successful career and improved quality of life. Here are the top 10
by Carl Medford Jun 8