The Real Word: Why are there discrepancies in appraisals?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White invite Warren Sumner to discuss the appraisal process, plus Dave Ramsey vs. eXp, and a property website that was awarded a Webby honor
by Byron Lazine Jun 18
The Real Word: Is Blackstone deal a sign the market will stay hot?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss signs the housing market will stay hot, nightmare houses and 2021 Agent Rankings from Real Trends
by Byron Lazine Jun 25
The Real Word: Should MLSs ditch 'Coming Soon' status?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the largest MLS in Ohio ditching 'Coming Soon' status, the most affordable beach towns in the U.S. and Ray Ellen’s Instagram Reel
by Byron Lazine Jul 2
The Real Word: How is the end of remote work impacting markets?
Opinion
This week on The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss how an end to remote work is impacting real estate markets. Plus, iBuying activity and Instagram’s new focus
by Byron Lazine Jul 9
The Real Word: What the DOJ-NAR battle means for agents
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the DOJ withdrawing its settlement offer to NAR, the first state to ban homebuyer love letters, and a study that shows what the majority of real estate listings are lacking
by Byron Lazine Jul 16
The Real Word: Will Biden's executive order really upend real estate?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Biden’s executive order, why singles are moving and Opendoor’s new referral rewards program
by Byron Lazine Jul 23
The Real Word: Does this new Connecticut law jeopardize teams?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a new law put into place that affects Connecticut real estate teams, how telling a couple to get counseling led to more deals for one agent, and Brad Inman’s big announcement
by Byron Lazine Jul 30
The Real Word: Are sellers spying on agents?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a growing number of sellers who use spy cams during showings, the slowing down of bidding wars, and Liz Vaynerchuk-Novello’s simple strategy that makes a big difference
by Byron Lazine Aug 6
The Real Word: What did Zillow's Q2 earnings report reveal?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a Black real estate agent and his clients who were handcuffed while touring a home, Zillow seeing profits slip and real estate agents paying NCAA athletes
by Byron Lazine Aug 13
The Real Word: Is Zillow's ShowingTime deal fraught with competition issues?
Opinion
This week, Bryon and Nicole discuss whether Zillow is potentially becoming a monopoly and go over a list of things to do before selling a home and real estate tips from Kim Kardashian
by Byron Lazine Aug 20
The Real Word: Is the eviction crisis really overblown?
Opinion
This week, Bryon and Nicole discuss how the eviction crisis is more "clickbait" than we may think, if HOA and condo boards is good for business and an MTV show that's making a comeback
by Byron Lazine Aug 27
The Real Word: Does listing feedback really matter?
Opinion
This week, Bryon and Nicole discuss if listing feedback actually matters, the surge of coworking spaces during COVID and the biggest listing cliches agents are guilty of using (and reusing).
by Byron Lazine Sep 3
The Real Word: Do Americans want to live farther from neighbors?
Opinion
This week, Bryon and Nicole discuss new trends like fence renovations, shifts in home preferences and agents like Ryan Serhant building their brand in the real estate industry.
by Byron Lazine Sep 10
The Real Word: How flippers are combating low inventory
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss flipping in a low-inventory market, renters and home affordability, and agents on TikTok
by Byron Lazine Sep 17
The Real Word: Why Evergrande's $300B debt matters
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Evergrande’s financial crisis, a Florida agent who's being sued in $4.8M transaction, and the paint color that can cool a home better than air-conditioning
by Byron Lazine Sep 24
The Real Word: Why were iBuyers put on blast on TikTok?
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss a viral TikTok video that criticizes iBuyers, what Americans are willing to sacrifice for a home, and the 'Conjuring' house that's now on the market.
by Byron Lazine Oct 4
The Real Word: Tom Ferry's top tips for 2022
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss key takeaways from the 2021 Tom Ferry Success Summit, Opendoor's $9 billion debt war chest and the perks of being a one-stop shop brokerage
by Byron Lazine Oct 19
'This is definitely a red flag': The Real Word on Zillow's big pause
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Zillow's latest move to pause homebuying, the client who shot his agent after buying a home sight unseen, and the agent who posed for listing photos in the buff
by Byron Lazine Oct 22
Is Oregon's ban on love letters in legal trouble? The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss a lawsuit that's fighting Oregon's ban on love letters, top changes from the NAR annual conference and Real Estate Creative's social media content
by Byron Lazine Nov 26
The Real Word's top 199 moments
Opinion
The Real Word is about to hit its 200th episode (next week!), and Inman has been there for all of it! Here Byron Lazine and Nicole White revisit their fave highlights from 199 episodes full of commentary on real estate's major news — plus all the fun in between
by Byron Lazine Dec 3
What lenders really brawled over in Atlantic City
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss a fight that broke out in Atlantic City, Redfin's call to drop crime data and Jay Thompson's new app for agents
by Byron Lazine Dec 16
Epic fail or shifting market? The Real Word takes on Brad Inman's op-ed
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Brad Inman's op-ed on the controversy at Better Mortgage and Zillow's iBuying exit as well as Trulia's plans to ditch crime data
by Byron Lazine Dec 23
Will Brad Inman's 2022 predictions come true? The Real Word weighs in
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Brad Inman's real estate predictions for the new year and the top 10 most expensive celebrity home sales of 2021
by Byron Lazine Jan 4
Renting vs. owning: Which is cheaper in 2022?
Opinion
This week, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss renting versus owning in 2022, FSBO homes hitting a 40-year low and 10 out-of-the-box marketing ideas to try this year
by Byron Lazine Jan 11
The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss Ryan Serhant's crypto predictions, the 'foreclosure tsunami' and BombBomb's newest campaign
by Byron Lazine Jan 21
Shocking US migration patterns revealed: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss United Van Lines' Movers study, Fannie Mae's predictions and The WSJ's wallpaper recommendations
by Byron Lazine Jan 28
How much will the housing market slow in 2022? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White weigh in on the state of the housing market, homebuyer perceptions, and feuds between real estate agents and the metaverse
by Byron Lazine Feb 10
Zillow's plan to double agent business by 2025: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White weigh in on Zillow's 3.0 strategy, home value predictions for 2022 and Rocket Mortgage's Super Bowl collab with Barbie
by Byron Lazine Feb 18
Are we in a real estate bubble? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White examine Gary Keller's opening remarks for hints of a bubble, 'The Wall Street Journal' for stock tips and 'South Park' for the lulz
by Byron Lazine Feb 25
Is the housing market crashing? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White offer insights on NAR's pending-home-sale stats, discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine and name Tom Toole Marketeer of the Week
by Byron Lazine Mar 3
Is this the end of real estate love letters? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White offer insights on an Oregon judge's buyer love letter decision, a boom in new real estate agents, and name Christy Murdock as Marketeer of the Week
by Byron Lazine Mar 11
The new bill that could destroy homeownership: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White offer insights on a new California bill to tax flippers, a new NAR report on home values, and Walmart's new mortgage partnership
by Byron Lazine Mar 18
What time is most popular for home searches? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White offer insights on a 'savagely unhealthy' housing market, longer homeownership tenures and the most popular time to search for homes
by Byron Lazine Mar 28
Tom Ferry on buyers, branding, brokerage: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White are joined by special guest Tom Ferry offering insights on marketing to millennials and expanding your brokerage's end-to-end capabilities
by Byron Lazine Apr 4
What economic shocks are in store for the housing market? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White examine higher interest rates and their market impact, the average number of offers written per sale according to a new study and value-added home improvements
by Byron Lazine Apr 13
How do buyers and builders see the housing market? The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White discussed the differing views of homebuyers and homebuilders when it comes to the housing market
by Byron Lazine Apr 25
This class action lawsuit threatens all Realtors: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Byron Lazine and Nicole White discussed a decision in the bombshell class action lawsuit against NAR and Realogy, Zillow's revised forecast and Ryan Serhant's branding advice from ICNY
by Byron Lazine Apr 29
Fed decides the fate of the housing market: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discussed how the Fed's decision will impact the housing market, CoStar's plans for Homes.com and the TikTok-famous Marketeer of the Week
by Byron Lazine May 6
22 Instagram must-follows for real estate agents
Opinion
To get results, says Jimmy Burgess, follow these pros for ideas on how to grow your following. Implement some of their strategies on your own Instagram page, and watch what happens
by Jimmy Burgess May 12
How is NAR spending your money? The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss NAR spending and executive compensation plus ShowingTime's Offer Manager
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