6 things agents wish sellers understood about marketing
Opinion
First impressions are everything when putting a home on the market. That’s just one of several things we wish sellers understood about marketing homes to sell
by Carl Medford Sep 22
Instashowing spends investment on buyer tour, offer submission tools
The software that rolled out on the heels of Zillow's ShowingTime deal added features for buyer tours and submitting offers, and it launched single sign-on for MLS accounts
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 21
Want neighborhood expert status? 9 shortcuts to learning your market
To become the local expert, you have to earn it by building your market knowledge and reputation. Here's how to get there faster
by Jay Thompson Sep 21
Pulse: What new marketing strategy are you trying in 2022?
Making changes and fine-tuning your marketing plan for next year? Tell us what you're introducing to your repertoire and how those strategies will help you stand out in 2022
by Inman Sep 21
'Pick one thing': To grow your brand, agents say to take baby steps
Top real-estate agents gave their insight into building a personal brand at a recent Inman Connect Now session
by Daniel Houston Sep 21
Pulse: Readers share the worst marketing advice they've ever received
Offer steak knives to entice buyers, don't door-knock, and forget about the internet when promoting your business — this week, our readers share some of the worst marketing tips and advice they've ever received throughout their careers
by Inman Sep 21
Need a break? 3 systems that'll automate your business growth
Focus on doing what you do well, and find people and systems that will support you and augment your skills
by Victoria Kennedy Sep 21
How YouTube's algorithm can make or break your real estate business
Some agents are making thousands on ad revenue from YouTube, and millions from the commissions they get via YouTube-generated leads. But succeeding requires being smart about how to engage with the platform's technology
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 21
Inman Handbook on Homesnap
Like many online platforms, the past year has been a time of innovation and development for Homesnap. Find out how to put these new features to work for your business and what the company is rolling out later this month
by Christy Murdock Sep 20
Meet the Opendoor executive shaping the iBuyer narrative
As Opendoor's Chief Customer Officer, Megan Meyer Toolson is putting the company's customer at the forefront of everything and sharing the iBuyer's story with agents and brokers
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 20
3 rules for keeping your brokerage's branding in check
Opinion
When it comes to a brokerage’s branding, the buck stops with the broker. Here's how to ensure your brokerage always puts its best foot forward
by Erica Ramus Sep 17
QUIZ: Are you a closer? Test your marketing prowess
Find out how good your closing skills are by answering these 10 questions
by Bernice Ross Sep 16
12 steps for thriving through a market shift
What can real estate agents do to grow their businesses? Here is Jimmy Burgess' 12-step plan for thriving through a market transition
by Jimmy Burgess Sep 16
Clients expect a tech-savvy agent: EXp chief marketing officer
EXp Chief Marketing Officer Courtney Chakarun explains how the cloud-based brokerage navigated a visual rebrand, international expansion and more during the pandemic
by Daniel Houston Sep 16
Naming your team? Here's why it's crucial to get it right the first time
Opinion
Finding the perfect name for your real estate team or brokerage is essential to success — and it's become an especially important topic of discussion after yet another state law recently passed that impacts team names and branding
by Troy Palmquist Sep 16
How to shift your marketing strategy in Q4 — and start 2022 right
Harnessing the power of your CRM, leveraging existing inventory with fresh marketing materials and campaign strategies, and volunteering — here are the tactics that'll help you meet your end-of-year goals and start 2022 on the right note
by Rainy Hake Austin Sep 16