Zillow's new take on listing photos: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, hosts Byron Lazine and Nicole White are talking about Zillow's acquisition of VRX Media, the hottest housing markets for 2023, and topics from Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Dec 15
What would it take to fix Compass? The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Americans living alone, Jason Oppenheim's Compass comments, and Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Dec 2
Why are so many real estate agents leaving the industry? The Real Word
Opinion
This week on The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the imminent mass exodus of real estate agents from the industry, lead gen myths and cryptocurrency coverage
by Byron Lazine Nov 18
The end of iBuying and what you need to know: The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss pet rent and Opendoor, along with 3 hot-button issues on midterm ballots this year — marijuana, gambling, and taxing the rich
by Byron Lazine Nov 11
JPMorgan Chase wants to disrupt rent payment: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Falling pending sales activity, another option for convenient rent payments, and Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Nov 4
Gary Keller's best advice for a downturn: The Real Word
Opinion
This week: Expect more mergers and acquisitions, Gary Keller's advice for the current market and Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Oct 27
Appraisers' No. 1 complaint about real estate agents: The Real Word
Opinion
In this week's episode, appraisers say they have 'targets on their backs,' the House Whisperer, and this week's Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Oct 20
Will pandemic-era market movements have staying power? The Real Word
Opinion
In this episode: Parallels between Peloton and the pandemic-era real estate market, top-notch negotiation strategies, and this week's Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Oct 14
Hurricane Ian's devastating impact on Florida housing: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, the impact of Hurricane Ian on Florida housing, property description mistakes and how Fed policies will affect the housing market this winter
by Byron Lazine Oct 6
What will agents make of Zillow's ShowingTime+? The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Zillow’s launch of ShowingTime+, amphibious houses, Hurricane Ian and whether high schools start too early
by Byron Lazine Sep 30
Why is Opendoor selling homes at a loss? The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White began this week’s episode by discussing Opendoor selling at a loss, the Zillow lawsuits, the next Fed meeting and inflation’s impact on the midterm elections
by Byron Lazine Sep 23
Goldman Sachs predicts 2024 recovery: The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the Goldman Sachs prediction on falling home sales, the return of the 40-year fixed mortgage, California blackout risks and Apple’s iPhone 14 event
by Byron Lazine Sep 9
23 great podcasts — and the agents nailing audio as a marketing tool
These podcasts not only provide listeners with tips and advice on how to build their business, but also serve as the best examples of how agents are nailing the form as a marketing tool
The truth about Zillow's ShowingTime acquisition: The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the real reason Zillow acquired ShowingTime, the hype behind the housing recession, and how 'shrinkflation' could potentially change the game for consumers in 2023
by Byron Lazine Sep 2
'The appraisal process is an absolute joke': The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the future of appraisals, incentive-based recruiting and this week's Left, Middle, Right
by Byron Lazine Aug 26
There may be 'no escape' from market-imploding recession: The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the impact of low builder confidence, the changing real estate industry and politics from left, right and center
by Byron Lazine Aug 18
The partnership shocking real estate: The Real Word
Opinion
Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the Zillow and Opendoor partnership, sinking consumer confidence, and a new segment: Left-Middle-Right
by Byron Lazine Aug 12
Opendoor is in $62M worth of legal trouble: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine discusses Opendoor's recent $62M settlement of its legal troubles with the FTC plus a flawed study of days on market
by Byron Lazine Aug 8
What is the government's role in housing? The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun's recent testimony to Congress and 2022's biggest residential real estate transactions (so far)
by Byron Lazine Jul 28
Homebuilder sentiment takes a nosedive: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a downturn in homebuilder sentiment and truths agents should acknowledge in a market shift
by Byron Lazine Jul 21
Here are the mistakes agents must avoid: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss mistakes agents make when competing, consumer recession fears and the Marketeer
by Byron Lazine Jul 11
Here are the finalists for the 2022 Inman Innovator Awards
The finalists for the 2022 Inman Innovator Awards span the spectrum from true upstarts to established players, each showing the way forward in real estate. Winners will be announced live at Inman Connect Las Vegas, Aug. 3-5, 2022
by Lock Steele Jul 11
Fannie Mae's latest forecast is a shocker: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Fannie Mae's new prediction for existing-home sales, summer marketing and the Marketeer
by Byron Lazine Jun 24
Will mortgage rates doom the housing market? The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss rising interest rates, reluctant luxury homebuyers and an Inman Marketeer
by Byron Lazine Jun 21
Tom Ferry talks housing, marketing: The Real Word
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White welcome Tom Ferry to discuss housing bubble talk, home affordability and marketing
by Byron Lazine May 20
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
by Byron Lazine May 13
23 Instagram accounts that will help you be a better real estate agent
Opinion
Follow these pros on Instagram for ideas, tips and inspiration to grow your following and your business.
by Jimmy Burgess May 12
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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