Opinion
Thinking optimistically and knowing a little about US homebuilders and American ingenuity, builders might create an average of 2M homes annually and achieve a supply-demand balance in about 6 years
by Ben Caballero May 12
Opinion
The real estate business is insane right now. You’ve got frustrated buyers. You’re (rightfully) frustrated — and humor is a great escape. However, it's also rife with danger. Here's why you should think before you post
by Jay Thompson May 12
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss how increasing lumber costs are affecting buyers, bidding war tactics and how YouTubers are influencing the housing market
by Byron Lazine May 7
Opinion
A alumnus of the Y Combinator startup program, Smart Alto leverages clever talk-tech, sales scripts and human ISAs to qualify leads and set appointments
by Craig C. Rowe May 7
Opinion
Whether it’s employee training, branding, refreshing your website or focusing on a good cause, pouring extra funds into your business or team is one of the most beneficial ways to grow
by James Harris AND David Parnes May 6
Opinion
With the pandemic winding down in most parts of the country, one broker-owner is looking back at some assumptions made about real estate last year. Which predictions were untrue, and which were right on the money?
by Teresa Boardman May 6
Opinion
This is the homeseller market crash. Inventory is at historic lows, affordability is rapidly eroding, and rates are climbing
by Chris Drayer May 6
Opinion
Buyer love letters can be fraught with fair housing violations, but should the practice be banned entirely? Educate yourself on the type of information you can and can't include
by Bernice Ross May 5
Opinion
Losing a listing is tough, but it’s not the end of the world. Keep your professionalism front and center, learn from this experience, and incorporate that learning so it’s less likely to happen in the future
by Jay Thompson May 5
Opinion
After promises to promote social justice, the housing industry doubled down on exclusion, and pocket listings remain a problem. The Redfin CEO shares his ideas on what the industry should do about it
by Glenn Kelman May 3
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss how Biden’s tax proposals could affect real estate, Zillow Zestimates in today’s housing market and Matt Lionetti’s latest Instagram Reel
by Byron Lazine Apr 30
Opinion
After bouncing around Trulia and then Zillow, Market Leader — a CRM and marketing software — has been reborn under Constellation Real Estate Group, and we're better for it
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 30
Opinion
Attempting to directly compete with market-leading real estate portals is an incredibly difficult proposition — with success unlikely
by Mike DelPrete Apr 29
Opinion
Every leader has a different approach to hiring, but one thing is certain: It's crucial to hire the right people if you want your team to be successful. One agent shares her tried-and-true method for building a team from the ground up
by Blakely Hull Apr 29
Opinion
The home equity gains made by Black homeowners in recent years are worth celebrating, but there's a long way to go. Here are a few ways the industry can help
Opinion
The question isn't where you want to live someday but what place, house or location from your past is deeply embedded in your bones?
by Brad Inman Apr 28