Pulse: Readers share advice for newbies in a shifting market
From pushing forward with your marketing and really knowing your market to offering top-notch customer service at all times, here's the advice you'd give agents entering a shifting market
by Inman Jul 27
How telling a couple to get counseling led to 4 more deals
Opinion
Buying or selling will always be stressful to some degree. As an agent, recognizing conflict is a critical skill that needs to be developed and honed
by Carl Medford Jul 27
8 new agent mistakes to avoid from the get-go
Opinion
So you've got your real estate license in hand — now what? Of course, finding a place to work and securing those first clients may seem like they should top your list, but there are a few other details newbies shouldn't neglect
by Gerard Splendore Jul 26
How to couch armchair expert advice
Opinion
Knowing how to combat misguided viewpoints with vetted knowledge and confidence is vital. Here's how to deal with a few common scenarios
by Cara Ameer Jul 26
The Real Word: Will Biden's executive order really upend real estate?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Biden’s executive order, why singles are moving and Opendoor’s new referral rewards program
by Byron Lazine Jul 23
How to update your office to meet agent needs post-pandemic
As brokerages begin to transition to an in-office working environment, it’s important to create a holistic space that supports agents and helps them thrive. Here are four ways to do just that
by Rainy Hake Austin Jul 22
9 financial tips for new (and not-so-new) agents 
Opinion
Here are some financial tips and techniques that can help you earn more, save more and prepare for eventual retirement
by Jay Thompson Jul 22
Forget ‘fake it till you make it’: How to truly build confidence
Opinion
Genuine confidence comes from getting uncomfortable, trying new things, and learning from your success and failures
by Adam Hergenrother Jul 21
Pulse: What's your best piece of advice for newbies in a shifting market?
Now that things are starting to show signs of slowing down, what do new agents need to know? What's the most crucial piece of advice you can offer them?
by Inman Jul 21
How to give your clients the best advice and information
Your clients rely on you for reliable, accurate information. Here are some things to consider before you act on or pass along something you’ve heard or read
by Christy Murdock Jul 20
The 9 reasons most new real estate agents don't succeed
Richard Lombari, a broker with over 30 years of experience, reveals the list he uses when interviewing new agents to see if they are up for the challenge
by Libertina Brandt Jul 20
Keller Williams eying big change for growing teams
The brokerage’s new ‘Expansion Network’ is meant to make the process of expanding a team into a new city more streamlined and efficient. It should also turn those teams into an asset for the existing Keller Williams personnel in the new city
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 20
The market is slowing: doldrums or shift?
Opinion
There is no doubt that the market is slowing. The big question is, 'Are we seeing the normal summer slowdown, or is this the long-anticipated shift?'
by Carl Medford Jul 20
Pick up the phone! Top team leaders on making it in a hot market today
Renee Funk, Lance Lokan and Kris Lindahl said during Connect Now that teams should build themselves from within and keep in touch with their communities to stay afloat
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 20
‘The burnout is real’: Team leaders share how they’re fighting back
Team leaders at Sotheby's and Keller Williams discussed steps their teams are taking to finish the summer strong at Inman Connect on Tuesday
by Daniel Houston Jul 20
Pulse: Readers share their biggest agent pet peeves
From agents incorrectly (and lazily) filling out contracts to bad communication habits, here are all the pet peeves you've flagged to us this past week
by Inman Jul 20