BoxBrownie to help 72SOLD keep its promise to sellers
Company's quick turnaround of marketing assets is ideally designed to complement the urgency-based system 72SOLD leverages to promote listings, said co-founder of BoxBrownie Brad Filliponi
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 31
Nest Realty buys back company shares from @properties
Three years after entering into an agreement with @properties, Nest Realty's partners have regained ownership of the brokerage, which is now fully independent, Inman reports exclusively
JPAR agents to benefit from insurance integration with Bubble
Bubble, the technology-blended insurance brokerage, provides clients of JPAR with a web-based series of solutions for home, auto and life insurance
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 20
Revive, NextHome partner in brokerage's latest tech integration
'Together, we can deliver more of what buyers want in today’s market: Move-in ready homes,' — Revive CEO and founder Michael Alladawi
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 6
Indie brokerages lead the way in 2022 NYC agent growth: Report
NYC-based real estate license education platform Corofy released its latest brokerage ranking list which was dominated by independent firms, including SERHANT. and Casa Blanca
by Marian McPherson Jan 17
‘We still have an appetite’: Howard Hanna eyes growth amid downturn
Hoby Hanna, the Pittsburgh-based brokerage's president, told Inman the opportunities for independent brokerages like his are vast as his company positions itself for acquisitions in 2023
by Daniel Houston Nov 11
Can flat-fee brokerages solve the principal-agent problem?
Federa thinks so. The company argues that because its agents know they are getting their pay from the flat fee, they're more apt to be more honorable to the seller's needs
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 28
Buying your first vacation rental? Here's where to start
Whether you’re starting from scratch or changing up your current strategy, vacation rentals can present a great investment opportunity. These strategies will help you and your clients make good decisions on the buy-side and while running your vacation rental
by Troy Palmquist Mar 22
NextHome, Inside Real Estate announce national kvCORE rollout
Top independent franchise looks to future-proof its agents' technology with enterprise partnership across more than 575 franchises
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 15
Indie brokerages, here's what you're up against this year
Although there are always external factors that threaten the success of an indie brokerage, some of the worst problems are self-inflicted
by Troy Palmquist Mar 10
JPAR rolls out KvCORE-powered agent software in 25 states
Indie brokerage JPAR has rolled out a new, enterprise software solution powered by Inside Real Estate's kvCORE Platform just a few weeks after naming Mark Johnson its new president
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 22
Technology-first broker Prevu is more than its message: Tech Review
While the team at Prevu uses Expedia and Carvana to describe its approach, to me it's closer to the consumer insurance industry's move to shed its suit-and-tie, bureaucratic reputation with online quotes, service and mobile experiences
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 4
5 harsh realities indies will face in 2022 (and how to combat them)
The best thing you can do is believe in your strengths as an indie broker and get rid of the perception that you cannot compete with franchise brokers
by Erica Ramus Nov 22
Fast-growing Houston indie Abby Realty is the latest to join eXp
'I love the idea of being connected to top agents and top team leaders all over the country,' said Abby Realty founder Frank Gray, on move to eXp. 'They're welcoming us to the family, and showing us it's a helping culture'
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 19
@properties CEO on the ups and downs of being an indie brokerage
'Cards get stacked against indies,' said Thad Wong, @properties co-founder and co-CEO, during Connect Now when discussing the challenges of being an independent brokerage
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 16