Unplugged The Inman Files: It’s time to shut down RPR

The Inman Files: It’s time to shut down RPR

For now, neither Upstream nor RPR are essential to the business of enough agents and brokers. And that is at the heart of the problem ......
By Brad Inman | Friday, November 3, 2017
29 Howard St., Unit 4 Here’s the Soho condo Manafort allegedly used to launder money

Here’s the Soho condo Manafort allegedly used to launder money

The indicted and arrested former Trump campaign manager reportedly purchased the swank property at 29 Howard Street, Unit 4, in 2012, and Airbnb-ed it out ......
By Carl Franzen | Monday, October 30, 2017
Realogy President and CEO Richard Smith The Inman Files: A fond farewell to Richard Smith, Realogy’s understated CEO

The Inman Files: A fond farewell to Richard Smith, Realogy’s understated CEO

The retiring Realogy CEO is an old school throwback: a gentleman, a stoic and a gracious executive. We will miss Richard Smith's presence in the industry. ......
By Brad Inman | Friday, October 27, 2017
7 easy ways to stay in touch with your clients this Halloween

7 easy ways to stay in touch with your clients this Halloween

Any holiday is a great excuse to engage with clients. With Halloween right around the corner, here are seven clever real estate agent "tricks" that'll "treat" your clients to something fun! ......
By Sharron St. John | Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Apartments in Kiev, Ukraine Apartment purchased with Ethereum raises hopes, questions

Apartment purchased with Ethereum raises hopes, questions

The first-ever property purchase to occur through Propy -- an international real estate startup founded around the digital currency Ethereum -- took place earlier this week, according to various outlets. But it has received mixed reactions reactions ...
By Bryson Masse | Friday, September 29, 2017
5 lessons I wish I’d known as a new real estate agent

5 lessons I wish I’d known as a new real estate agent

If you are new to real estate, your head is probably spinning from all the information thrown your way. I bet you figured it wouldn't be easy, but did you anticipate how baffling it would be? There is a big gap between real estate school and being a ...
By Missy Yost | Monday, September 25, 2017
10 things polite Realtors won't say -- but should

10 things polite Realtors won't say -- but should

How hard is it to take care of that stinky cat box and dirty microwave, anyway ......
By Kelly Kuhn-Wallace | Monday, September 11, 2017
What Trump’s DACA repeal could mean for real estate

What Trump’s DACA repeal could mean for real estate

There are about 800,000 "Dreamers" in the United States -- undocumented immigrants who were brought to the country as children. They have jobs, own homes and are enrolled in colleges and universities ......
By Amber Taufen | Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Top 10 posts from last week

Top 10 posts from last week

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ......
By Caroline Feeney | Saturday, August 26, 2017
6 reasons the home won’t sell (besides price)

6 reasons the home won’t sell (besides price)

It never hurts to tip the scales in your sellers' favor, increase their bottom line and potentially expedite the home sale timeline ......
By Cheryl Spangler | Wednesday, August 23, 2017
A coach's whistle on grass How to get the most out of your real estate coaching experience

How to get the most out of your real estate coaching experience

Congratulations! You are ready to invest in yourself as a real estate agent or team leader, and you've hired a real estate coach. Hopefully, the potential to grow personally and professionally brought you to this point.  ......
By Dale Archdekin | Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Why aren’t borrowers happier with their mortgage providers?

Why aren’t borrowers happier with their mortgage providers?

After years of steady improvements, mortgage services appear to be backsliding, according to the latest study from J.D. Power. They haven’t stooped to the low bar set by United Airlines, which is now infamous for dragging a customer off one of its ...
By Lew Sichelman | Friday, July 28, 2017
Introducing the QE Award, recognizing real estate customer satisfaction

Introducing the QE Award, recognizing real estate customer satisfaction

Most companies will tell you that they care deeply about customer service, and that includes real estate brokerages. But when five-star real estate agent reviews are ubiquitous across rating platforms, how are discerning buyers and sellers supposed t...
By Amber Taufen | Monday, July 24, 2017
Top 10 posts from last week

Top 10 posts from last week

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ......
By Caroline Feeney | Saturday, July 22, 2017
Does staging add value to the homeselling process?

Does staging add value to the homeselling process?

Between real estate agents, bloggers and HGTV, sellers are constantly hearing about the need to get creative to attract prospective buyers to their homes. Suggestions include filling the rooms with warm and inviting scents, providing the perfect ligh...
By Henry W.Bailey | Friday, July 21, 2017
Put your lead generation on autopilot with Facebook Messenger ads

Put your lead generation on autopilot with Facebook Messenger ads

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to build a Facebook Messenger advertising campaign that will generate more homebuyer/sellers leads and deliver them right to your smartphone ......
By Nate Dadosky | Friday, July 21, 2017
Top 10 posts from last week

Top 10 posts from last week

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ......
By Caroline Feeney | Saturday, July 15, 2017
10 highly 'salable' factors of a real estate property

10 highly 'salable' factors of a real estate property

An ability to distinguish what will sell is an absolute must for any broker to survive and succeed in the real estate industry. Whether it is a condo, a townhouse or a detached home, there are some aspects that are inherent to the property itself and...
By Jona Jone | Friday, July 14, 2017