5 tips for virtually hand-holding first-time homebuyers 
These tips, adapted to your personal selling style and fine-tuned to your client, can add to the buying experience despite not being physically present
by Gerard Splendore | Aug 3
Inman Handbook: Finding a coach and making breakthroughs
Experts and industry veterans alike believe coaching can help newer agents learn the ropes and industry veterans achieve even higher levels of success
by Jim Dalrymple II | Aug 3
Social proof is crucial to getting new clients — here's why
If you want to stand out and inspire interest in your business, there’s no better way than to have past clients vouch for your work. Here's why social proof is invaluable in drawing new clientele and bolstering your online presence
by Brandon Doyle | Aug 3
Lesson Learned: Teamwork makes the dream work
Find out how the brokers at Charleston’s Maison Real Estate put their collaborative approach to work for buyers and sellers
Need a mid-year tuneup? Turn to Inman for Coaching and Training Month
Top techniques, deep dives, innovative resources — get the skinny on how agents, leaders and coaches are approaching training today
by Inman | Aug 1
Fair housing laws: How you can prevent discriminatory practices
The current national conversation on racial equality calls into question institutionalized housing discrimination and the possibilities for the road ahead
'May I refer you to my assistant?' Kids learn the family business during pandemic
Some children of real estate agents have become honorary members of their parents' business, learning the ropes while adopting a 'We're all in it together' mentality
by Lillian Dickerson | Jul 31
Sight-unseen buying is not the future of luxury, according to this top agent
Inman spoke with agent Branden Williams of Hilton & Hyland about the luxury real estate trends that will outlast the pandemic
by Veronika Bondarenko | Jul 31
The Real Word: What is the future of urban living?
Opinion
More this week: what to expect when scooping up low-priced fixers and how listing descriptions are now highlighting Zoom rooms
by Byron Lazine | Jul 31
How can Americans cope with energy costs this summer?
With so many people working from home this year, it's no surprise that utility bills are ticking up. Mike Phillips, co-founder and CEO of Sense, shares tips on what people can do to reduce energy use in your home
by Brandon Doyle | Jul 31
Why 3 agents decided to start a team during the pandemic
In February, when the Missouri-based Hartman Real Estate Team made the decision to come together, they had no idea they would launch their team while sheltering at home
by Lillian Dickerson | Jul 30