Lesson Learned: There's never a reason to lose your cool
Find out how NYC agent Charlie Attias learned that staying cool, calm and collected is often the secret to real estate success
by Christy Murdock Dec 3
The Real Word's top 199 moments
Opinion
The Real Word is about to hit its 200th episode (next week!), and Inman has been there for all of it! Here Byron Lazine and Nicole White revisit their fave highlights from 199 episodes full of commentary on real estate's major news — plus all the fun in between
by Byron Lazine Dec 3
Inman Top 5: The biggest stories of the week Nov. 26 -  Dec. 3, 2021
Catch up quickly on the most significant stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's this week's Inman Top 5
by Inman Dec 3
'Online reviews don’t matter': 5 marketing myths debunked
Marketing has become an essential element of the real estate business. However, there are many myths and misconceptions about how to effectively market yourself and your listings. Here's the truth agents need to know
3 key considerations for brokers to make 2022 the best year yet
Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers Americas, explains why investing in listings, evoking a culture of leadership and building reserves are crucial when planning for the new year
by Anthony Hitt Dec 2
The commission front: How to get more and defend it
Here’s how to make more money and keep it in your pocket, plus, get a rundown on commission changes from NAR from Inman’s expert
by Dani Vanderboegh Dec 2
Do the holidays have to be happy? The short answer: No
Opinion
For the past few years, we've been told to look on the bright side. Especially as real estate agents, positivity often comes with the job. But can too much positivity turn toxic?
by Teresa Boardman Dec 2
Be transparent: How to have the commission conversation
Opinion
The DOJ-NAR probe brings to focus that we should be educating consumers on commission from the get-go. Here's how to approach the conversation
by Gavin Payne Dec 2
Should I cut my commissions? 4 tips to defend your paycheck as a newbie
Opinion
Most of us have been asked to reduce our commission for one reason or another. Understanding what’s really at stake and what you want the end game to be will help guide you in making the right call
by Anthony West Dec 2
The real reason sellers shop by lowest commission
A homeowner shopping purely on price isn’t convinced that real estate agents are worth the commission. Here's the best approach
by Darryl Davis Dec 2
Who does what? 4 tips for defining team roles and setting expectations
Start by hiring for the 3 basic business functions, set clear expectations, and you’ll create a high-performing team that can grow and scale with you
5 essential questions every team leader needs to ask
As we head into a new year, what are you doing to drive profit and create value for your team members and clients? Start making a plan by asking yourself these five questions
by Chris Pollinger Dec 1
What's your top prediction for 2022?
If you can't help but wonder about the future of real estate, we invite you to share your 2022 forecast here!
by Inman Dec 1
Reimagine just-sold cards: 12 strategies for a business boost in 2022
Here, Inman columnist Bernice Ross looks back at 2021, rounding up the best tips, strategies and scripts that you'll need to generate more leads, ramp up your business and hit the ground running in the new year
by Bernice Ross Dec 1
How to find happiness in real estate? Do what you love
Opinion
They say if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life. Well, real estate is certainly work, but there is a way to make sure you're successful and happy
by Jay Thompson Nov 30
Communication is half the battle: 4 ways to ensure team cohesion
Team cohesion, as much as it mattered before, matters more now. Team members want to be engaged and in the loop. It falls upon management to ensure that happens
by Michael Zaransky Nov 30