Opinion
Suddenly, real estate has become antagonistic and fiercely competitive, with major forces colliding and jockeying to reshape the landscape
by Brad Inman | Sep 21
Opinion
They're a vital part of a community's tapestry and help clients in ways that a robot never could
by Brad Inman | Aug 27
The Bay Area Team’s Jim Walberg shares why it’s so important to focus on the seller’s needs first
by Matthew Shadbolt | Mar 26
Opinion

Recently I have shared conversations with friends who are 40 years younger than me on the topic of “luxury.” It has been an eye-opening discovery.

by Jim Walberg | Apr 28

Jim Walberg never dreamed he would be in real estate long enough to help the millennial children of his clients find houses. But it’s happening regularly for the high profile agent, who works with his wife, Ann Marie Nugent, at The Bay Area Team, which they founded together in 2005 — they’re members of Pacific Union and Christie’s International.

by Gill South | Mar 30

Real estate has some real characters — whether they’re people who use their own clout in the industry to do interesting things, or people who came to home sales from other industries and walks of life. The Inman editorial team has collected our picks of the most interesting people in real estate.

by Amber Taufen | Mar 25

SAN FRANCISCO — Moderated by Joseph Rand, managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, several experts joined to discuss the hot topic. They included Mark McLaughlin, CEO of Pacific Union – Christie’s International Real Estate; Stephen Kotler, COO of Douglas Elliman Real Estate; and Olivia Decker, luxury real estate specialist of Bullock Sotheby’s International.

by Jim Walberg | Aug 10

“I would consider myself an early adopter of technology,” says Walberg. “When something shows up that I ‘must’ have, I just get it.”

by Inman | Jul 30

For almost 30 years, I have developed an annual marketing strategy for my real estate practice. This includes “touching” my client, sphere of influence and friends on a weekly basis. The reason for this “touch” plan is to create brand awareness, so when any of them think real estate, they think of me as their trusted advisor. But up until last year, our vendors were not a part of our marketing plan.

by Jim Walberg | Mar 16

Broker Jim Walberg at The Bay Area Team talks about client responsiveness expectations, staying on top of your game and his preferred way to communicate.

by Inman | Dec 22