At long last — down payment assistance is finally cool
By making homeownership more affordable, Bernice Ross writes, DPA enhances the value agents bring to the table and plays a vital role in making homeownership more accessible
by Bernice Ross May 28
9 strategies to move past lawsuit fatigue and get back to business
We're all in this together, writes coach Darryl Davis, so here's how to avoid burnout and frustration by charting a path forward for your real estate business
by Darryl Davis May 28
Retreats, representation, conversations: Inman Top 5
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 May 25
Keller Williams' big backpedal on profit-sharing cuts: The Download
In the face of backlash from proposed profit-sharing cuts, the franchisor's leadership council is changing its tune
by Christy Murdock May 25
This is fine. Everything is fine: How to be grateful when times are tough
Broker Aaron Hendon teaches you how to cultivate an attitude of gratitude, even when it's tough to stay positive and productive
by Aaron Hendon May 25
5 totally fixable reasons smart real estate agents underperform
Want to make great strides in your business? Jimmy Burgess believes that the answers you seek to a successful real estate practice may be simpler than you think
by Jimmy Burgess May 23
8 fair housing terms every agent should know
Keller Williams' Julia Lashay Israel offers a glossary to help you navigate the complex landscape of fair housing regulations and provide fair and equal service to all clients
Lesson Learned: There are always problems. Your job is to solve them
Honesty, transparency and a knack for problem-solving are the keys to Coldwell Banker agent Robert Robinson's service-oriented approach to success
by Christy Murdock May 22
 7 tips for using AI to find (and keep) real estate clients
In real estate, where every detail counts, AI can be the tool that sets you apart, Chris Pollinger writes. ChatGPT's new update allows you to do more than ever before
by Chris Pollinger May 22
How you think buyers will pay their agents post-settlement: Pulse
You have plenty of ideas about how buyers might be paying for agent services moving forward. Here are the ones you shared with us
by Inman May 22
Eklund | Gomes Team: 'Don't put all your eggs in one basket'
In the past few years, the team has expanded its business deeper into the Miami market and continues to expand across the US to protect itself against market downturns
by Lillian Dickerson May 21
Is now the time to become a flat-fee or limited-service broker?
With commissions up in the air, is it time for some agents to explore alternative compensation models? Clever's Luke Babich weighs the options for those considering making a move
by Luke Babich May 21
3 indie real estate brokerages that are breaking the mold
Pushing boundaries and changing the status quo, these 3 independent brokerages offer ideas for moving your own business forward
by Diana Zaya May 21
Why buyer representation should matter so much to sellers
Managing broker and new Inman contributor Cassie Walker Johnson writes that in the evolving real estate market, investing in buyer agent compensation benefits everyone
It’s not business. It’s personal
For multistate CEO and new Inman contributor Troy Reierson, doing business is about more than numbers. It's about a service-oriented approach that changes lives
by Troy Reierson May 21
Guidance or steering? Red flags of giving professional advice
Understanding the difference between steering and providing meaningful advice to clients is essential for navigating the future of real estate, mega team leader Carl Medford writes
by Carl Medford May 20