5 steps for creating an effective social media policy for 2021
By keeping the framework current, you’ll ensure that your social media efforts have an informative and engaging foundation from which to grow
by Katie Lance Nov 21
How indies can take advantage of the same tools as franchises
Indie brokers should feel confident in expressing their needs to vendors when shopping around for different services. A little bit of legwork when establishing the relationship can pay off in the long run
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 18
7 ways indie brokers can cultivate a powerful support system
As an indie broker, you might be juggling a variety of roles and responsibilities — which is not only tedious, but also very lonely. This is why it helps to have a strong support system. Here's how to build it
by Bernice Ross Nov 18
Pulse: How do you cultivate a magnetic indie culture?
This week, we're asking you to share your take on what makes for a positive company culture. How do you build an environment that fosters engagement, productivity and, above all, happiness?
by Inman Nov 18
6 harsh truths about being an indie broker
Opinion
Opening an indie brokerage allows you the freedom to set your own rules. These are the stories we tell ourselves, but here's the real truth
by Erica Ramus Nov 16
Peter Lorimer, PLG Estates to join Corcoran Global Living
The 'pirate of real estate' told Inman he's swapping out his pirate ship for a battleship
by Patrick Kearns Nov 12
The 'community crisis' is here. Can you retain your team?
Opinion
In a year when everyone is searching for connection, what can you do to provide community to your agents? If you succeed in building that community, it’ll payoff tenfold when the pandemic is over
by Kris Lindahl Nov 12
Inman Handbook: The big strengths of smaller, indie brokerages
In an age of big tech and big money in real estate, smaller independent brokers keep managing to carve out a niche for themselves
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 9
5 key ways indie brokers can be competitive in recruiting agents
In order to compete with big franchise names when recruiting, independent brokers must stand out from the pack — here's how
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 5
9 vital lessons one indie broker learned on her journey
Opinion
If you're thinking about opening your own independent brokerage, here are a few things you should know
by Erica Ramus Nov 5
Thinking of going indie? 9 critical points to consider
Opinion
Here's what you must consider to protect yourself, provide the highest possible level of client care and effectively compete with larger players
by Carl Medford Nov 2
Let's dive into the Indie Broker world
Starting, running and growing an independent brokerage is an enormous feat — especially now. All month long, we'll be looking at how to navigate business through market changes, disruption and other industry shifts
by Inman Nov 1
3 superpowers indie brokerages have in 2020
Opinion
After merging with a national brokerage, I realized there were things about the boutique lifestyle that I’d never find in a national brand. Here are the major benefits of indie brokerages
by Andrew Fortune Nov 1