10 things to do to stay relevant as a real estate agent in 2024
No matter what's going on in the industry at large, everyone has the opportunity to get better, faster and stronger at what they do every day, broker Joseph Santini writes
by Joseph Santini Apr 17
What's the craziest thing you've heard about commissions? Pulse
As commission lawsuits and subsequent settlements have unfolded, they've set the stage for misunderstanding, misinformation and many mistakes. What's the wildest thing you've heard?
by Inman Apr 17
Use intentional reflection to optimize your decision-making
Embrace reflection as a tool for growth, coaches Emily Bossert and Melanie Klein write, to clarify purpose, redefine goals, cultivate adaptability, and control the ebbs and flows of business
Ditch generic marketing: Convey your value with storytelling
Opinion
Forget the infographics, lists and pie charts, broker Teresa Boardman writes. Instead, tell a compelling story about how you've helped your clients
by Teresa Boardman Apr 15
3 ways to lead by example — and focus on what you can control
Opinion
Want to increase your impact and improve your business? New Inman contributor Amy Hullet says the key is taking a genuine interest in people and getting out there to meet them where they are
by Amy Hullet Apr 15
DOJ vs. NAR, UWM vs. Rocket, and more: Inman Top 5 stories
Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here’s Inman Top 5, the most essential stories, according to Inman readers
by Dani Vanderboegh Apr 12
30 listing lead generation ideas for a post-NAR settlement market
If you want to build the listing side of your business in the wake of the NAR settlement, Jimmy Burgess has 30 practical, actionable, doable strategies tailor-made for this moment
by Jimmy Burgess Apr 11
How NAR's settlement threatens Black Realtors and homebuyers
This is a moment in history when NAREB and our leaders must stand up for justice and equality, writes Dr. Courtney Johnson Rose, president of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers
Should your next hire be a generative AI assistant?
Forget searching online for the perfect assistant, trainer Bernice Ross writes. AI is rapidly evolving, and the best assistant you have ever hired may be just a few clicks away
by Bernice Ross Apr 10
Forget the NAR settlement. New development transactions still pay
Opinion
As brokerages pivot to specialized training meant to empower buyer agents, new-home sales still provide plenty of opportunities for intrepid Realtors, development specialist Hana Cha writes
by Hana Cha Apr 8
4 things to troubleshoot when your business isn't growing
Adopt a growth mindset and embrace setbacks as a stepping stone toward progress, Side's Manny Solis writes. Doing this can cultivate resilience and adaptability in the face of adversity
by Manny Solis Apr 6
Play the long game when it comes to luxury real estate
Luxury agent and new Inman contributor Beckie Nielsen offers insight on making client service more personal, more meaningful and, ultimately, more effective
by Beckie Nielsen Apr 5
Corcoran, commission, cases: Inman's Top 5 stories this week
Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here’s Inman Top 5, the most essential stories, according to Inman readers
by Dani Vanderboegh Apr 5
It's up to you to make lemonade out of a sour NAR settlement situation
Consumers have been given a front-row seat to the chaos unfolding in our industry, Rachael Hite writes. As the situation unravels, who will make lemonade and who will feast on sour grapes?
by Rachael Hite Apr 5
Why agents should talk about HELOCs this spring
Broker Julie Busby shares tips for making messages around HELOCs and real estate investing a centerpiece of your springtime content marketing efforts
by Julie Busby Apr 5
10 reasons to embrace the shift to a seller-focused business
Opinion
If agents want to beat out their local competition, writes trainer and leadership expert Jeff Glover, they need to start focusing on owning the listing inventory in their markets
by Jeff Glover Apr 4