49% of agents sold either 1 home or none at all in the past year: CFA
Agent 'glut' means part-timers are now the majority, leading to 'widespread incompetence and pressure to maintain high commission rates,' according to the Consumer Federation of America
What the biggest names in real estate really thought of 2023
As real estate dives into the new year, 14 of the industry's top leaders looked back on mortgage rates, slow sales, antitrust suits, NAR drama and other headline-making stories from 2023
by Marian McPherson Jan 2
The 31 biggest residential deals of 2023 commanded $50M or more
New York City and Palm Beach, Florida, shouldered the greatest number of high-end luxury transactions in 2023. Marred by its loathed new mansion tax, Los Angeles failed to make the cut
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 29
Luxury buyers are clamoring for a Zen-like home heading into 2024
Coldwell Banker Global Luxury turned a home trends survey of 200 luxury agents into a shoppable 'Best of the Best' guide of luxury home products, which reveals homeowners craving calm
Kevelyn Guzman to take reins of Coldwell Banker Warburg in 2024
The firm's current COO will adopt the role of Coldwell Banker Warburg regional vice president in January, as current president Frederick Warburg Peters steps into the role of president emeritus
Seattle-based Coldwell Banker franchise ditches NAR
The company is the latest of several to step away from the National Association of Realtors, which has suffered both a scandal and legal defeats in recent months
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 1
What other cities can learn from LA's rocky 'mansion tax' rollout
LA's new tax on high-priced property sales has been a drag on the real estate industry while raising far less revenue than the city expected, an Intel analysis suggests
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 29
New commission lawsuit targets REBNY and 26 companies in NYC
Homeseller Monty March filed suit in the Southern District of New York Wednesday, alleging REBNY rules in Manhattan kept commissions high and violated state and federal antitrust laws
by Taylor Anderson Nov 10
RealScout tracks down enterprise deal with Anywhere
Agents and teams at Century 21, Sotheby’s International Realty and Coldwell Banker, among others, will have access to the software as part of an enterprise-level agreement
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 6
Defy the market by showing your expertise and using tech wisely
'Co-opetition' between agents, tools like ChatGPT, and showing clients your value and how much you care will be important for agent success in 2024, Inman Connect panelists said
Luxury broker Tate Kelly joins Coldwell Banker Warburg
The Upper East Side native comes to the brand from Compass and has closed over $300M in sales during the course of his career. He specializes in Manhattan's luxury market
Gary Keller takes stand in person as Sitzer | Burnett verdict nears
Keller Williams co-founder Gary Keller provided lengthy testimony Friday as the defense wrapped up a case to be decided by a Kansas City jury later this week
David Marine on AI, storytelling and being 'dunked' by Shaq at Gen Blue
The Coldwell Banker CMO discussed with Inman highlights from the company's Gen Blue event this year, which included a highly unscripted interview with NBA giant Shaquille O'Neal
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 19
What to expect at Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue 2023 Atlanta
This year's event, which will focus on the theme of storytelling, will highlight how agents can leverage AI, storytelling, best recruitment practices and more to grow their businesses
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 16
Glennda Baker and her 'Diamond Squad' head to Coldwell Banker
The Atlanta-based broker is leaving Ansley Real Estate with Christie’s International and taking her team, known as 'The Diamond Squad,' along with her to Coldwell Banker Realty, Inman has learned
by Marian McPherson Oct 12
Coldwell Banker names Jason Waugh president of affiliates
Waugh was previously president and CEO of BHHS Northwest Real Estate and BHHS Real Estate Professionals. His new role will focus on brand strategy, affiliate operations and franchise sales
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 10
What Moves Her brings 'Balance Blueprint' campaign to industry
Amidst an industry in turmoil, the real estate female empowerment and advocacy organization has launched a new campaign to 'spur action on behalf of women in real estate'
Hollywood's top 35 luxury real estate agents, revealed
It takes a highly qualified real estate agent to perform at the level that many celebrities demand. Here are the top ones serving Hollywood today, according to 'The Hollywood Reporter'
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 29
Site for Mohamed Hadid's troubled spec mansion lists for $68M
The LA developer is being forced to sell the 27-acre site, slated for an elaborate mega mansion, after a creditor tried to foreclose on the property and Hadid filed a bankruptcy petition
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 12
Coldwell Banker's 'Dream' ad campaign revs up the competition
The refreshed campaign features a 'Move Meter Match-Up' extension that will encourage NFL game viewers on streaming services to compare cities of different teams from a real estate angle
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 22
Real estate heroes come to rescue after suffering losses in Maui fires
Fires that roared through western Maui last week have destroyed thousands of homes and killed scores of people. The real estate community is trying to help pick up the pieces
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 15
Compass plucks 2 multimillion-dollar teams from Coldwell Banker
Compass has recruited the 2nd-largest Coldwell Banker teams in Denver and Seattle. They are the 51st and 52nd agents or teams to move from Coldwell Banker to Compass this year
by Marian McPherson Aug 14
Drum up inventory through direct mailers, social media and more
The low-inventory problem has consumed many agents' minds for years. Top agents shared at Inman Connect how they stay ahead of the game by drilling down into some of these strategies
Luxury agents dish on how to build and lead strong teams
'You've got to be comfortable with being uncomfortable,' said top-producing agent Dawn McKenna at Inman Luxury Connect
by Taylor Anderson Aug 8
Compass' No. 1 large team in Pittsburgh joins Coldwell Banker
The 15-person Reed and Shutey Team was founded in 2015. The team closed $66.99M in sales volume across 249 sides in 2022 while at Compass, according to the brokerage
The secret to selling a luxury home: 'Stay positive' and price it well
Panelists Joyce Rey and Paul Benson share how they make deals happen in a transitioning market
California dreamin': The nightmare situations luxury agents deal with
From the seller who wanted to display a room full of snakes during a home showing to the renter who was an insurance scammer, the clients luxury agents deal with in California can be a handful
Timothy Di Prizito joins AKG | Christie's International Real Estate
The former GM of Joyce Rey's team at Coldwell Banker said he is ready to spread his wings and likes what he sees when it comes to Aaron Kirman's success, Di Prizito exclusively told Inman
'Fight it tooth and nail,' LA agents warn as Chicago mulls mansion tax
As Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson narrows in on a 2.65% tax on purchases of properties over $1M, luxury real estate agents in Los Angeles offered their advice to concerned Windy City agents
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 27
Will the second quarter of 2023 match real estate's Q1 meltdown?
Major real estate companies began reporting Q2 earnings this week against a backdrop of high rates, low inventory and a sluggish economy. Analysts shared what they're watching with Intel
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 26
New Yorkers are white-knuckling a turbulent summer buyer's market
Like the energy of its premier city, homebuyers and sellers in New York State are grappling with a rollercoaster summer, with extreme buyers' and sellers' markets taking consumers on a wild ride
by Marian McPherson Jul 21
Coldwell Banker recruits California power team away from Compass
The Swann Group's agents are the latest of hundreds who have moved from Compass to Coldwell Banker over the past year, the latter brokerage told Inman this week
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 20
Here are the finalists for the 2023 Inman Innovator Awards
The 2023 Inman Innovator Awards finalists range from true upstarts to established players, with each offering a new vision for real estate. Winners will be announced live in Las Vegas, Aug. 8-10
by Inman Jul 20
Butterfly House sells for $29M in one of Carmel's priciest deals yet
Named for its distinctive wing-shaped roof that resembles a butterfly, the property was designed and built by architect Frank Wynkoop in 1951. It marks one of the priciest sales ever in the area
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 18
Compass snags $40M Dallas real estate team from Coldwell Banker
Dallas-based team leaders Jason Castro and Liz Mello have moved their team, The Castro Group, to Compass. They are the 48th agent or team to move from Coldwell Banker to Compass this year
by Marian McPherson Jul 6
The stories and trends that defined a whirlwind first half of 2023
Intel takes a look back at the market trends, brokerage strategies, Wall Street happenings and legal controversies that shook the past 6 months and could well define the remainder of 2023
by Marian McPherson Jul 5
MLS turns back on franchisors after settling commission case for $3M
Homesellers plan to use funds from MLS PIN, the largest multiple listing service in New England, to continue antitrust litigation against Anywhere, Keller Williams, RE/MAX and HomeServices
Anywhere Franchise Brands CEO: Are you using the wrong playbook?
Ahead of Inman Connect Las Vegas in August, Anywhere and Coldwell Banker executive Liz Gehringer told Inman that amid economic turmoil agents need to focus on their book of business
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 3
Gary Gold's advice: 'Create a machine to get more business'
The luxury real estate giant with Coldwell Banker recently launched his first-ever live, online mentorship program and is sharing his tricks with agents for how to 'Compete and Beat the Best'
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 23
'It's going to be a real shock': Carrie Wells on Aspen's luxury crackdown
The Coldwell Banker Mason Morse agent sat down with Inman to dish on a zoning proposal that threatens to reduce the size of new homes in Aspen ahead of her talk at Inman Connect Las Vegas
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 19
Coldwell Banker's Kate Rossi to lead new Anywhere agent program
Anywhere's Agent Engagement team will help Anywhere affiliated broker-owners and agents supercharge their businesses with personalized coaching and mentorship, the company says
by Marian McPherson Jun 16
Cort Petrocelli Coopersmith Team saddles up with Compass
The luxury team spent 24 years with Coldwell Banker before realigning with Compass, Inman has exclusively learned. Last year, the team traded $80M in real estate transactions
Keller Williams, eXp Realty, others sued over alleged discrimination
The new lawsuit claims that a host of big-name real estate companies, as well as various landlords, refused to accept Section 8 vouchers for lower-income renters
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 1
Florida agents fear unintended consequences of real estate ban
Senate Bill 264 goes into effect in July. It might not have a big impact on the buying power of foreign citizens, but the ripple effects of the law's suggestively biased tone may set a precedent
by Lillian Dickerson May 26
HGTV star Page Turner joins Coldwell Banker Exclusive
The real estate investment expert on HGTV's 'Fix My Flip' will lead Coldwell Banker Exclusive's newly created affiliate, iKONIC Sports and Entertainment, the company said
by Lillian Dickerson May 16
Coldwell Banker Warburg launches 'What Moves Her' chapter
Establishing a local version of the campaign will allow CB Warburg to have a more direct impact on female real estate professionals in the community, the company exclusively told Inman
by Lillian Dickerson May 11
Coldwell Banker Realty's new CEO: There's 'opportunity' in diversity
In her first public interview since taking the helm from M. Ryan Gorman in March, Kamini Lane was passionate about the need for diverse role models in real estate at the executive and agent levels
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 14
75% of agents say they won't switch brokerages over next 2 years
From 2019 to 2023, the number of agents who left a brokerage due to a weak culture doubled to 30%, according to a recent Coldwell Banker survey
by Marian McPherson Apr 5
'2021 all over again': Agents get to work as spring homebuying arrives
On the first day of spring, agents across the US who spoke to Inman saw the return of bidding wars and busy open houses, suggesting that after a slow 2022 the market is turning a corner
Kamini Lane named president and CEO of Coldwell Banker Realty
Lane's appointment comes 3 months after M. Ryan Gorman's abrupt ouster as CEO. Liz Gehringer will also take an expanded role, the company exclusively told Inman
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 20
Coldwell Banker latest brokerage to settle in wake of 'Newsday' exposé
Coldwell Banker agents subjected prospective homebuyers of color to different requirements than white homebuyers, according to the Office of the New York State Attorney General
by Ben Verde Mar 16
Coldwell Banker COO: 'Traditional hard work' is making a comeback
Coldwell Banker Chief Operating Officer Liz Gehringer told Inman a diversity push is helping grow the company even in a slower market. She also touted the return of international buyers
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 15
Agents sue largest Coldwell Banker franchise over commission 'scheme'
Coldwell Banker Seacoast Advantage allegedly pocketed commission fees it told its agents were going to the franchisor. The brokerage says the allegations are 'a complete fabrication'
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 10