Agents don't expect a higher split. Brokers feel pressed to provide one
Most real estate professionals expect commission splits at their brokerage to remain unchanged for a while longer. As for the rest, many have conflicting opinions on what kind of change is coming
by Daniel Houston Jun 17
Zillow, Redfin, Better seek to grow their mortgage businesses
Even in a down market, companies can uncover key insights to grow market share, Mike DelPrete writes, as long as they have the cash to invest
by Mike DelPrete Jun 10
Agents have complicated feelings about NAR, new Intel survey finds
Agents who rely on NAR primarily to protect their public image are less certain the trade group — which still enjoys broad approval — is a net positive for the industry, according to Intel poll results
by Daniel Houston Jun 10
Where are the buyers? Introducing Intel's Client Pipeline Tracker
Buyer pipelines have been shrinking, agents told Inman in the latest Intel Index poll. A new metric unveiled today by Intel sheds light on the trend and aims to answer when it might turn around
by Daniel Houston Jun 3
More delistings show buyers may have reached their limit on price
Sky-high numbers of delistings and price corrections may mean that buyers have finally had their fill of homes that are priced too high, according to Mike DelPrete
by Mike DelPrete May 30
Recruiting War '24: Commission suits loom over the fight for talent
Industry members see commission suits as one of the top recruiting challenges of 2024. But brokers who can target and elevate middle-tier agents might have an opportunity
by Jim Dalrymple II May 27
Email sequencing is the latest upgrade for Nimble CRM
Email sequences are automated responses that can be based on specific dates and times, responses to previous messages, actions contacts take on a website or a link within a message
by Craig C. Rowe May 23
HAR partnership caps RentSpree's busy spring
The second largest MLS in the Lone Star State, HAR has 48K members and a reputation for pursuing innovation in the space. This is RentSpree's third MLS partnership in as many weeks
by Craig C. Rowe May 23
Sidekick's AI to assist Miami agents in latest MLS deal
'Equipping agents with tools to enhance their productivity helps to push the industry forward into the future while creating value for agents at all levels': Sidekick co-founder Michael Martin
by Craig C. Rowe May 20
RentSpree adds REcolorado, second MLS deal in days
CEO and co-founder Michael Lucarelli has been putting his company in front of multiple listing services for several years as a clever expansion tactic, but with practical ambitions
by Craig C. Rowe May 20
Inside the lock-in effect: Cheap mortgages weigh on US consumers
Homeowners with at least a 5% mortgage rate are 3 times as likely to enter the market soon as those with a sub-3.5% rate, according to results from Inman-Dig Insights' latest consumer poll
by Daniel Houston May 20
PayHOA closes Series A funding round of $27.5M
A company that builds software for homeowners’ associations, PayHOA, landed a Series A funding round of $27.5M
by Craig C. Rowe May 17
Even sweeter. Honey Homes draws $9.25M with latest funding round
Era Ventures, led by Clelia Peters, was the lead investor in the round, its second since October, according to an announcement. Khosla Ventures and Pear VC also contributed to the round
by Craig C. Rowe May 17
Suddenly, it appears that portal traffic is a non-zero-sum game
Estimates of’s traffic suggest it's additive to the market and not affecting other portals’ traffic, Mike DelPrete writes. However, that’s not to say it won’t affect their businesses
by Mike DelPrete May 17
RentSpree, ink software union
RentSpree partners with more than 300 associations and MLSs that use its ApplyLink solution to automate application collection, screening, approval and other property management operations
by Craig C. Rowe May 15
What agents and brokers really want to tell each other: Intel survey
Agents and brokers talk. A lot. But what's left unsaid may be nearly as important. Intel analyzed survey responses of hundreds of real estate professionals for insights into an unbreakable bond
by Daniel Houston May 13