A Coldwell Banker broker shares what it's like to be a seller right now
Kris Darwin, a Coldwell Banker sales manager in Louisiana, shares how an agent's sales pitch taught her an important lesson about relationships and empathy
by Marian McPherson Apr 30
Realogy opens Inclusive Ownership program to 5 more brands
After a successful rollout at Coldwell Banker, Realogy is expanding the diversity initiative to all of its franchise brands starting April 27
by Marian McPherson Apr 27
How to safely handle an open house
Holding an open house has always been a bit risky and has become even more so during the pandemic. To safely continue the practice, agents should keep these factors in mind
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 19
Working with international luxury buyers — now and post-COVID
In his new book 'Global Luxury Real Estate: The Secrets To Selling Properties to the Ultra Rich,' Coldwell Banker France & Monaco CEO Laurent Demeure discusses going global
5 Realogy leaders pushing the company forward in 2021
Realogy continues to innovate with new products while bringing in record revenue and recommitting to diversity. Here are the people to watch at the company in 2021
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 15
Salaried agent model is a 'game changer' says former Realogy leader
Charlie Young, who left Coldwell Banker last year, is joining the board of a flat-fee brokerage that pays its agents a base salary rather than a conventional commission
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 14
How to revive dying leads
Being persistent, using the tools that work for you and staying personable are just some of the key moves that agents told Inman help them to bring back leads that have gone cold
From Urban Compass to IPO: The history of Compass in 21 stories
As the real estate world waits to see how the brokerage's initial public offering will unfold this week, take a look back at Compass' decade-long road to success as covered by Inman
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 31
'She-cession' takes on new meaning for moms in the real estate industry
Time. Sleep. Relationships. These are just a few of the things that real estate professionals who are also mothers have had to sacrifice over the past year in order to hold it all together
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 26
What this spring means for real estate: Buyers beware
Industry professionals painted a picture of a competitive market that only stands to get more intense as the weather gets nicer and more buyers come out this spring
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 19
How to build a deeper referral base: Prioritize local, engaging content
MoveMeToTX Team Leader Katie Day shared with attendees at Connect Now strategies for engaging with past clients to keep referrals flowing
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 16
Kenneth Jenny, respected real estate industry vet, dies at 66
A 35-plus-year vet of the real estate industry, Ken Jenny was a trusted adviser to many and unafraid to speak his mind about industry issues
Century 21 at 50: What’s in store for the brokerage’s golden year
As Century 21 approaches its 50th anniversary this year, the company faces unique challenges when it comes to technology and brand relevance
Bigger is better: Square footage is the No. 1 amenity for luxury buyers
A new report on global luxury from Coldwell Banker found that amid the pandemic, high-end buyers put a greater emphasis on more square footage over any other amenity, driving an increase in homes over 5,000 square feet
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 24
5 reasons to give your transaction coordinators a raise
From getting the most out of your transaction software to being the master of the office calendar, a transaction coordinator's value to an ever-more digital office environment is more valuable than ever before
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 20
What’s next for real estate? Industry veterans weigh in
To kick off Connect Now, Brad Inman invited Coldwell Banker agents Steve and Heather Ostrom to discuss the 'mega trends' of today and find out why they've stuck with their brokerage
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 18
What matters most? Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman on agent priorities
Coldwell Banker surveyed 1,200 agents — half unaffiliated with CB — to better understand what matters to today's agent. It's not what you likely think it is
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 15
5 things to watch as Coldwell Banker navigates 2021
Growth, diversity and differentiation will be among the issues to keep an eye on as one of real estate's most venerable brands navigates uncharted waters
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 9
Coldwell Banker fends off agent cold call suit, but another springs up
The plaintiff alleges that 'repeated, unwanted calls' from the real estate franchisor violated his privacy and took time away from other activities
How to get ahead: Know your strengths, and don’t take vacation
High-earning luxury brokers Rayni Williams and Dawn McKenna shared the keys to their success during Inman Connect Thursday, with Williams telling attendees, 'If you don't work 24/7, you're just not going to be great'
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 28
Coldwell Banker CEO: Adopt tech tools that will delight clients
In a conversation at Inman Connect, Coldwell Banker CEO M. Ryan Gorman said that savvy agents should look for new technology that increases efficiency while delighting clients
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 27
Realogy Franchise Group's first female CEO on the need for empathy
Having navigated through the last several months of the pandemic, both as Realogy's president and CEO, and previously as executive vice president of Coldwell Banker Realty, Sue Yannaccone has learned a lot about leading through turbulent times
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 26
Inman Handbook on choosing a new brokerage
Choosing a new real estate brokerage is harder than ever as new models emerge, technology has risen to prominence and outside industrialists are pushing for mindshare
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 25
As DC readies for new president, agents predict a strong spring
The dawn of a new administration is already bringing hopeful energy to a city that's seen a lot of turmoil in recent months
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 19
Agents see income, satisfaction rise despite pandemic: Inman survey
Inman's Agent Appreciation survey shows more respondents are now making six figures than when a similar survey went out last year. Satisfaction with compensation is also up
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 19
A comprehensive list of 2021 real estate events — virtual and in-person
With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out across the country, many companies and associations are planning in-person events for the coming year
Coldwell Banker partners with JamesEdition on luxury listings
The partnership will allow for the syndication of all Coldwell Banker Global Luxury listings priced at $1M or more to JamesEdition.com, as well as placement on Bloomberg's Property marketplace, among other things
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 11
Tobias Barrios is bringing art and real estate together to draw out the energy and love in his listings
Tobias Barrios studied art for years as a child in Venezuela, but now as a Coldwell Banker agent in Miami, he's seamlessly incorporating it into his real estate career
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 11
Will Realogy's hot streak extend into 2021? 5 things to watch
The company rode the hot market to a record-setting quarter. Here are the challenges that stand in the way of that success continuing into the new year
by Patrick Kearns Dec 29
Trying out real estate part time in 2021? Here’s what you should know
In these uncertain times, dipping your toe in the water with a part-time real estate gig may be the way to go before committing to a job that doesn't offer a regular paycheck
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 24
Realogy's RealSure platform is live in 5 new markets
Beginning this week, the joint home sale guarantee platform is live in Orlando, Sarasota, Fort Meyers, Sacramento and Chicago
by Patrick Kearns Dec 18
Crye-Leike Cloud to help train, power 3,200+ agents
Crye-Leike will now offer its 130 offices a range of marketing tools and training programs to navigate through in-house and external resources
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 14
Shaker launches as all-in-one tech platform for teams
The collaborative CRM and transaction management platform from High Alpha will be available exclusively for real estate teams
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 17
Coldwell Banker CEO: Family moves fueling 'brisk' sales nationwide
M. Ryan Gorman said family moves are helping keep the housing market strong despite broader economic challenges during the coronavirus pandemic
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 16
Focus on what you’re best at to take your business to the next level
Santiago Arana and Dawn McKenna have come a long way since starting in real estate. They shared their pro tips for taking things to the next level with attendees at Connect Now
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 12
5 high-ROI upgrades homebuyers will love
Before your clients spring for a home makeover, it pays to know which ones result in the highest return on investment. So, here are a few projects worth investing time and money in
by Megan Eskey Nov 12
The state of luxury real estate around the world
Inman touched base with luxury agents in Canada, South Africa, Hong Kong and beyond to learn more about what business is like in these unusual times
Coldwell Banker CEO: The hot market will continue into 2021
M. Ryan Gorman told Inman that as the pandemic drags on, Americans will keep moving to homes that better fit their needs
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 5
Realogy posts biggest Q3 ever, as housing market roars
Transaction volume surged 28% annually at the biggest US real estate holding company
by Patrick Kearns Oct 29
A year of relocation: Where luxury buyers moved in 2020
A new report from Coldwell Banker sheds light on where the wealthy moved this year, why they relocated and what they're looking for in a home
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 27
The DC agent balancing his time between work and family
This week, Chris Perry, a Realtor at Coldwell Banker in the Washington, DC metro area, hustles to make his active contract goals while preserving time for family
MTV or real estate? How 3 agents use music videos to market homes
These agents have taken their video marketing to the next level by producing full-on music videos and commissioning musicians to create original works to help sell specific properties
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 29
Inman Handbook: Branding your way to success
Branding includes logos, photos and plenty of other visuals. But at its core, it's really about story and identity, experts told Inman
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 25
5 tips for consistent branding
Wendy Walker of Wendy Walker Fine Properties at Coldwell Banker spoke with Inman about valuable branding information and the tips of the trade she's learned over the years
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 21
Coldwell Banker unveils new global luxury rebranding
The rebranding is part of the company's ongoing efforts to modernize its logos and imagery
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 16
Coldwell Banker CEO on fair housing: 'We have a lot of work to do'
Ahead of Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue 2020 conference, CEO Ryan Gorman explained his continued passion for fair housing and how to improve housing equality
by Marian McPherson Sep 16
How these female broker-owners are thriving during economic crisis
Staying connected and encouraging others are just some of the key strategies that have helped Tina Hernandez, broker-owner of Coldwell Banker Omni Group, and Julie Dudum Del Santo, broker-owner of Dudum Real Estate Group, prosper during the economic downturn
Coldwell Banker's CMO on building a marketing play amid uncertainty
'Any good marketer and brand advocate knows that when the downturn comes, you don't stop advertising,' Coldwell Banker Chief Marketing Officer David Marine told Inman
Coldwell Banker CEO: Consumers have 'freedom' in housing market
The freedom to expand search areas is giving buyers a variety of options — even in a tight inventory market, Coldwell Banker CEO Ryan Gorman said on CNBC
by Patrick Kearns Aug 26
Coldwell Banker rolls out slew of tools to all affiliated agents
Tech platform Desk and marketing program Exclusive Look will now be available to the more than 94,000 real estate professionals working under the Coldwell Banker brand
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 25
NY State will hear from agents in discrimination probe next month
All but Ryan Gorman originally ignored the State Senate's earlier request to speak on the 'Newsday' report into housing discrimination
by Patrick Kearns Aug 25
Coldwell Banker, California developer reckon with racist past
The author of 'The Color of Law' proposes that the real estate businesses who created a whites-only neighborhood in San Mateo, California, set up a fund to integrate it
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 19
Coldwell Banker welcomes first 3 brokerages to diversity program
Coldwell Banker has welcomed 3 women franchisees to its Inclusive Ownership Program, which aims at improving the diversity of real estate entrepreneurs
by Marian McPherson Aug 6
Coldwell Banker debuts new pandemic-inspired ad
The ad, dubbed 'All We have Is Home,' is filled with crowdsourced video and focuses on the idea of home during the coronavirus pandemic
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 3