Ben Kinney on 'apocalypse planning' and surviving tough times
The founder of a billion-dollar real estate tech firm, who will be speaking at Inman Connect Las Vegas, sees a recession as likely but said that focusing on profitability has helped his own firms stay resilient
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 22
Berkshire Hathaway sees real estate income plummet
The operator of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices saw net income from real estate fall 75% year over year, according to earnings released at so-called 'Woodstock of Capitalism' this weekend
by Jim Dalrymple II May 2
Creating value in your business? It's all about integrity
If you cut corners, fudge numbers or break the rules, expect to be busted. It will kill the deal or deflate your valuation. Don’t put your biz up for sale if there's rot in the basement
by Brad Inman Sep 20
HomeServices of America once again tops Real Trends 500
The Berkshire Hathaway company had the most transaction sides in 2020, though Realogy Brokerage Group did the most volume. Several newer tech-focused companies also had good showings
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 25
How the right role model can help lead you to success
The trick to choosing a good role model is to really identify what you want and the lifestyle you want to lead and find the people who are doing just that
by Adam Hergenrother Nov 19
Why this luxury agent bought a SF condo when everyone is leaving
'This is the first time in a good 10-year run that we've seen a lot more available inventory,' San Francisco broker Tracy McLaughlin told Inman
Impress your friends with these 13 real estate fun facts
From quirky property histories to surprising market trends, these factoids offer a unique perspective on the real estate world
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices teams up with Adwerx for online marketing
Tech firm will now generate digital ads targeting consumers who visit BHHS agent websites
by Jim Dalrymple II May 7
HomeServices dethrones NRT as top brokerage in US: Real Trends
After reigning atop the Real Trends 500 for 20 years, Realogy's big brokerage subsidiary has lost the crown to Warren Buffett's company
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 27
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices adds C21 Commonwealth to stable of franchisees
Besides the 500-agent Boston firm, BHHS also added London's Kay & Co. to its portfolio of European franchisees
by Marian McPherson Sep 10
Buy Warren Buffett's beach house at slashed price of $7.9 million
The billionaire investor purchased the 3,500-square-foot Laguna Beach, California property for $150,000 in 1971
5 tips for investing in real estate like Warren Buffet
Teach your clients to make investments last, and they'll be golden
by Carrie Law May 24
A heart seal on a letter
The Omaha tycoon referenced more acquisitions for the brokerage firm over the next 10 years
by Inman Feb 27
10 selling mistakes you can't afford -- for your business's sake
Avoid these errors, and your rewards will be plentiful
by Bruce Keith Aug 1
Could Yahoo become the third massive real estate portal?
A bid by Dan Gilbert and Warren Buffett means the portal space could get more crowded
by Brad Inman May 16