Opinion
Tech advances in data, authentication, artificial intelligence and loan processing are making mortgage fulfillment easier. Why can't a simple iris scan make mortgage funding even quicker?
by Brad Inman Jan 18
Opinion
As we approach MLK Day 2022, it's time to explore the ways the housing industry struggles with both consumers and agents being superficially and unfairly judged by their skin color and race — as well as remedies in the works
by Lee Davenport Jan 14
Opinion
Marketproof is software that helps agents, lenders and investors understand how urban market data affects industry trends and performance
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 14
Opinion
Here are the top tools we use in our business, plus the top real estate tech tool of all time
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 14
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss renting versus owning in 2022, FSBO homes hitting a 40-year low and 10 out-of-the-box marketing ideas to try this year
by Byron Lazine Jan 11
Opinion
After agents responded to Realogy's stance on mandatory commission sharing, Realogy Brokerage Group President and CEO M. Ryan Gorman sets the record straight. 'It’s important to me to get this right,' he writes
by M. Ryan Gorman Jan 10
Opinion
A major underpinning of the company's mission is to make asking for detailed home history reports commonplace
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 10
Opinion
'When all the experts unanimously agree, it makes me nervous,' Inman Publisher Brad Inman writes. 'I'll never forget the careless chorus of experts pumping up the housing market in 2008.'
by Brad Inman Jan 7
Opinion
Beneath its spartan UI and seemingly narrow function list is the ability to tunnel deeper into Command's more robust offerings, such as SmartPlans, contact tagging, website lead activity and team-based lead claims
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 7
Opinion
No one wants to be on the receiving end of bad word of mouth, but you would be naive to think it can’t happen to you. Here are a few things that can go wrong and how to handle them
by Jay Thompson Jan 5
Opinion
From low interest rates to the ongoing pandemic, a number of factors have come together to create the current inventory crisis
by Carl Medford Jan 5
Opinion
If you've ever considered working for a company with an employee model, here's one agent's take on what it's like being a Redfin agent
by Lynn Ikle Jan 4
Opinion
St. Paul, Minnesota, recently enacted a new rent control ordinance, capping yearly rent increases at 3%, but is it actually progress for housing affordability? A St. Paul native and real estate pro weighs in
by Teresa Boardman Jan 4
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Brad Inman's real estate predictions for the new year and the top 10 most expensive celebrity home sales of 2021
by Byron Lazine Jan 4
Opinion
It could be a gold mine for the real estate industry, which excels at organizing new property marketplaces and closing complicated transactions
by Brad Inman Jan 3
Opinion
TAP agents benefit from one of the best-designed web profiles the industry has to offer. Its flexibility, user experience and overall aesthetic lend immediate credibility to the agents being searched for by potential buyers and sellers
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 3