Slew of Lansing area teams moves from Coldwell Banker to RE/MAX
The 4 teams that have moved to RE/MAX Real Estate Professionals Okemos since December represent about 20 real estate agents and staff and nearly $150M in average annual sales volume
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 20
NextHome lands No. 1 franchise ranking for third straight year
The flexible-spending model real estate franchise beat out a number of other real estate franchises assessed by Franchise Business Review this year, including Keller Williams
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 18
Luxury holds steady despite overall Manhattan market slowdown in Q4
As prices and transaction volume both fell in Manhattan's market at large year over year, luxury properties priced at or above $10M still managed to perform well to close out 2022
Here are the 30 most expensive home sales of 2022
The luxury real estate sector faced its ups and downs as the market entered a period of significant transition, but that didn't prevent luxury clients from making some stellar deals
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 30
The McNair Group rejoins Coldwell Banker after 4 years at Compass
Following a 4-year stint at Compass, the 5-person McNair Group has returned to Coldwell Banker, where the team was founded in 2008, it was announced Friday
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 20
Coldwell Banker expands Midwest footprint with new acquisition
The brokerage announced that it had acquired the full-service real estate firm d'aprile properties, which closed nearly $1.2B in sales volume last year, according to a report
by Ben Verde Dec 19
Real estate in 2022: When the #@!$ finally hit the fan
Soaring mortgage rates, slagging sales, thousands and thousands of layoffs: The past 12 months have offered a jarring reminder that what goes up must come down
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 19
Expect more high-profile executive shakeups — and golden parachutes
Opinion
This month, Coldwell Banker CEO M. Ryan Gorman and Opendoor CEO Eric Wu relinquished their chief executive posts. Inman founder Brad Inman envisions a cold winter ahead
by Brad Inman Dec 12
Was M. Ryan Gorman a victim of Wall Street? 4 experts say 'yes'
Two days after M. Ryan Gorman's surprise exit from Coldwell Banker, 4 industry experts considered the weight of Wall Street on leadership decisions amid a market downturn
by Marian McPherson Dec 8
Coldwell Banker's M. Ryan Gorman out as CEO
Ryan Gorman was a long-time veteran of Coldwell Banker's parent company and has helmed the brokerage for the past three years.
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 6
Jake Lipton's team leaves RE/MAX Premier for Coldwell Banker
Led by team leader Jake Lipton, a team of 14 agents, who represented $51M in sales volume in 2021, will move over to the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Coldwell Banker
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 22
Being a successful agent means living and breathing real estate
At Connect Now on Thursday, Joyce Rey of Coldwell Banker advised agents not to hit the brakes during the holidays. 'This is the time to get going. You need to start thinking about the new year'
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 17
Top Colorado Coldwell Banker team jumps to Keller Williams
The Luczak Group includes 15 agents and 5 staff members and was one of the top-ranked Coldwell Banker teams in its region. Founder of the team Greg Luczak serves as its president
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 16
'Do the right thing': Jade Mills on $100M deals, downturns and more
The broker and president of Jade Mills Estates at Coldwell Banker in Beverly Hills revealed the secrets to her success and offered advice to new agents, luxury agents and everyone in between
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 11
Abuzz, then a bust: What happened with all that big 'platform' chatter?
Opinion
Real estate platforms were a hot topic a few years ago, but for even some of the biggest companies, sprawling enterprise has been the quickest way to failure, Inman founder Brad Inman writes
by Brad Inman Nov 7
Real estate companies are about to tell us just how bad the downturn is
Many of the industry's big companies are about to report their third-quarter earnings. The reports will offer the first in-depth look at how firms coped with a rapidly cooling market
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 2
Coldwell Banker CEO: Not every company will make it through slump
M. Ryan Gorman said the current downturn is an opportunity for his company, while noting that some competitors 'may not have a plan for good times let alone a plan for bad times'
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 31
Regret, reduce, relocate: The 6 biggest US luxury trends of 2022
Amid a persistent uptick in interest rates, lingering inflation and economic uncertainty, luxury homebuyers are changing habits ever so slightly. Coldwell Banker notes 6 big trends to watch
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 24
Forget McMansions — these wealthy homeowners dig McBasements
When city or county restrictions are cramping their styles above ground, luxury homeowners are taking matters into their own hands and building out the basements of their wildest dreams
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 14
The Agency launches new market in La Jolla, San Diego
The office marks the company's 63rd location overall and 21st office in the state of California. Mike Schwartz, formerly of Compass, will lead the office's operations as regional manager
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 10
Media mogul nabs one of 2022's priciest listings for $100M
Billionaire media mogul Byron Allen has purchased a Malibu estate for $100M, making the deal the most an African American buyer has ever paid for a home in the US
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 10
What's a 'tornado housing market?' Hint: You might be in one right now
Coldwell Banker Warburg President Frederick Warburg Peters coined the term to describe a phenomenon where 1 home trades hands briskly while a similar property nearby languishes
Luxury home sales plunge to 10-year low, surpassing COVID levels
Luxury home sales in the US dove by 28.1% year over year during the 3 months ending Aug. 31, 2022 — eclipsing the 23.2% drop in luxury sales at the height of the pandemic, Redfin data shows
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 22
Coldwell Banker brokerages merge to become 6th largest US affiliate
Kansas-based Coldwell Banker Plaza will merge with Oklahoma-based Coldwell Banker Select. Combined, the 2 brokerages closed approximately $2.5B in sales in 2021
by Ben Verde Sep 13
The top luxury real estate agents serving Hollywood in 2022
The Altman Brothers, Santiago Arana, Aaron Kirman, Chris Cortazzo, Sally Forster Jones, Joyce Rey and more are featured in this year's list of standout agents from 'The Hollywood Reporter'
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 12
The Alan Louie Team joins Coldwell Banker Warburg from Compass
New York City luxury and new development real estate specialist Louie joins the firm with nearly 2 decades of experience and team members Kwesi O. Kwarteng, Eunice Kim and Alice Wang
Ken Griffin revealed as buyer of record $107M Miami sale
One week after the record sale of businesswoman and philanthropist Adrienne Arsht's 4-acre waterfront Coconut Grove estate, hedge funder Ken Griffin has emerged as the buyer
2-home, 4-acre Miami waterfront estate sells for a record $106.875M
The price marks a new record for homes sold in Miami-Dade County and the first time a home in Miami has exceeded 9 figures, according to listing agent Ashley Cusack
Wrigley gum heir unloads Aspen mansion for $30M, reports say
The roughly 7,500-square-foot property last sold for $8.4M in 2004. The 4-bedroom home features a gym, a game room, a bar, an outdoor deck and a hot tub with mountain views
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 31
$8,733 per square foot? A Laguna Beach spec home breaks a record
Tim Smith of the Smith Group at Coldwell Banker Realty closed the record-breaking deal after receiving multiple offers on the 5,000-square-foot Orange County, California, property
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 17
Gary Gold, Dottie Herman inducted into Inman Golden I Hall of Fame
Inman Luxury Connect brought out luxury's finest at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, rewarding some of the best in the industry on Wednesday with luxury real estate's highest honor
'I'm getting that f*ing listing': What it takes to snag a trophy property
What's the secret to getting those amazing listings? Industry leaders Gary Gold, Ivan Sher and Stacy Gottula spilled their secrets at Inman Luxury Connect on Tuesday in Las Vegas
Luxury leaders share 6 tips on how to weather the market
Speakers at a panel, 'Take It From Us: Advice from Luxury Professionals Who Have Seen It All' went through a variety of market ups and downs and shared crucial advice at Luxury Connect
Market headwinds push Anywhere Q2 revenue down 6% to $2.1B
Inflation, rising mortgage rates and sinking home sales all contributed to Anywhere's diminished performance in 2Q22 as the company braces for choppier waters ahead
by Marian McPherson Jul 28
The skills these top luxury agents brought to real estate are priceless
From the NFL to the entertainment industry, past work experiences have helped luxury agents gain a valuable leg up in their real estate careers, helping launch them to the top of their field
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 22
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
Los Angeles, Manhattan sweep biggest city deals of 2022 (so far)
From Beverly Hills to Billionaire's Row, home sales in LA and NYC towered above normally hot Miami and San Francisco, according to an analysis of the top 10 city deals since October 2021
'Rocky Mountain High': 10 top ranch and mountain deals of 2022 (so far)
Aspen, Colorado, a winter playground for the rich and famous, produced 4 out of the 10 biggest mountain and ranch transactions since October, according to a new analysis by Inman
Manhattan market shows signs of cooling despite sky-high sales in Q2
The residential market continued going strong but showed signs of reaching a tipping point, according to data released by New York City brokerages
by Ben Verde Jul 5
Palm Beach, Malibu clinch biggest luxury beach sales of 2022 (so far)
Palm Beach, Malibu and the Hamptons drew luxury homebuyers seeking more tranquil post-pandemic lifestyles, according to an analysis of the top 10 beach transactions since October 2021
An exclusive preview: The biggest luxury deals of 2022 (so far)
Here's a preview of what's to come as we kick off Luxury Month and dive into the biggest market trends of 2022. Check back next week as Inman ranks the biggest deals of the past 12 months
Newlywed Britney Spears secures $11.8M California mansion
Shortly after Spears' wedding last week with actor Sam Asghari, the pop icon's car was seen parked with moving trucks at a recently sold mansion outside LA
by Daniel Houston Jun 15
Sotheby's, Ben Caballero, sweep RealTrends The Thousand rankings
Caballero completed $1.98B in sales volume in 2021, and Sotheby's International Realty boasted the most agents in the individual agent by sales volume category
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 10
Mystery phone caller
Homeowner plaintiffs allege Realogy uses its corporate structure to profit from and escape liability for letting its agents violate the law through 'incessant unwanted telemarketing calls'
Coldwell Banker Warburg gets new Sales Director Christopher Totaro
In his new role, Totaro will lead Coldwell Banker Warburg's Tribeca office, and consequently oversee the company’s 'charge below 34th Street,' the brokerage said in a statement
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 7
Red flag! 13 things agents should watch out for when being recruited
Here's what some agents who have recently made strategic moves have to say about keeping one's eye on the prize when it comes to negotiating contracts with a new brokerage
'It changed my attitude': Behind the $1.5M sale of the 'Conjuring' home
Agent Ben Guglielmi said that working with the sellers of the estate, Jenn and Cory Heinzen, and hearing their stories about the property was enough to shift his perspective on the supernatural 
by Ben Verde Jun 3
NYC sting embroils more than 120 companies in fair housing lawsuit
Filed Wednesday, the lawsuit accuses brokerages and property owners of telling renters at risk of homelessness that their vouchers would not be accepted
by Daniel Houston May 26
The Big Bend Group leaves Coldwell Banker for Keller Williams
Top producing team in Tallahassee, Florida, led by founder Bruce Foster, moved to KW last week bringing a team that recorded over $65M in sales volume over the past year
by Ben Verde May 26
'Smurf' house goes viral after blue roof gets moment in the spotlight
The electric blue shingled roof atop the Michigan mansion turned out to be its quirkiest feature
by Ben Verde May 23
'I'm with Anywhere': Agents await direction on where Realogy is going
Realogy rebranded as Anywhere on Thursday, surprising agents, industry leaders and branding experts, who were mostly upbeat about what the new name means for the company's trajectory
by Marian McPherson May 13
From Airbnb to Zillow: How real estate is dealing with Ukraine crisis
As US businesses withdrew from Russia, Inman surveyed the nation's top real estate companies. Read on to see how 23 of the industry's most notable companies have responded to the conflict
by Ben Verde May 5
Corcoran lands top spot in first-ever UrbanDigs NYC brokerage rankings
Corcoran took the top spot in Manhattan and Brooklyn with $2.54B in signed contracts, with Compass following close behind, according to the firm's inaugural NYC quarterly report
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 28
Inman Connect returns: Big parties, tech's reckoning and a Zillow pile-on
The informative and, at times, raucous event wrapped up this week after a two-year, pandemic-forced hiatus — and highlighted all the ways the real estate industry is still evolving
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 25
M. Ryan Gorman: Honestly, building tech for real estate is a 'nightmare'
M. Ryan Gorman, Coldwell Banker Real Estate CEO, and Brian Donnellan, CEO of Bright MLS, told an Inman Connect New York audience why the industry hasn't reached the 'latte vision' yet
by Andrea V. Brambila Apr 22
14 insightful tips for agents looking to save money in their business
From resisting shiny objects (so to speak) to taking advantage of local intern pools, here's how industry experts say agents can save their pennies in an ever-shifting market
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 18
Leads, glamor, contracts: Survive the minefields of being a new agent
Newer agents sometimes come to real estate with the wrong expectations, or with little understanding of things like contracts and negotiation. Here's how the pros suggest avoiding those mistakes
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 15
Coldwell Banker Warburg partners with new development firm Reuveni
Reuveni LLC will operate 'as a separate line of business' at Coldwell Banker Warburg and will focus on the sales and marketing of new development projects
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 12
As supply dwindled, nation's biggest brokerages gained market share
The biggest real estate brokerages and franchise networks made big gains in market share in 2021 and accounted for 61% of home sales, a new report reveals
by Daniel Houston Apr 7
‘New York market remains a juggernaut’ in Q1, condo sales thrive
Quarterly market reports released this week from several area brokerages revealed a luxury market in high demand, with climbing prices and little inventory
3 marketing basics every agent needs, from Coldwell Banker's CMO
As Coldwell Banker embarks on a new branding effort, Chief Marketing Officer David Marine advised agents to be authentic and to differentiate themselves from their peers
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 5
How to skirt the bidding war: Agents share their strategies
In today’s competitive market, houses in all price ranges are drawing multiple offers, leaving many buyers in the lurch and exhausting agents. Here’s how some pros are getting by
by Ben Verde Apr 1
One third of millennial homeowners looking to sell within a year: Survey
A Coldwell Banker survey found that 35% of millennial homeowners and 44% of Gen Z homeowners plan to sell within a year and expect their agents to be social media savvy
by Ben Verde Mar 29
A 'she-cession' update 1 year later: Where are these women now?
Inman recently reconnected with women in real estate we spoke with one year ago to see where things stand for them today in terms of work-life balance, in the wake of one of the most upending periods in their lifetimes
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 23
Say goodbye to the starter home
As millions of Americans go in search of their first home this spring, many may find that the starter homes they once envisioned now have long-term home prices. Now what?
by Ben Verde Mar 15
Inman Connect Now Series
Women share the secrets they've learned navigating the real estate world on Inman Connect Now
by Jodie Cordell Mar 14
Inman Connect Now Series
Industry pros at Inman Connect Now share the secrets they've learned so you can benefit
by Jodie Cordell Mar 11
Luxury spilled into secondary markets in 2021: Coldwell Banker
New price thresholds and the spread of cash into secondary markets could position 2022 as a good year for high-end housing markets, according to Coldwell Banker's Global Luxury report
'The finest in our business': Agents and friends remember Jeff Hyland
Peers, colleagues and friends in southern California shared their memories of Hilton & Hyland co-founder Jeff Hyland and described the lasting impact he had on the real estate industry
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 18