Goodbye off-season: How COVID has changed luxury rental hotspots
Popular summer destinations used to come with an off-season, large numbers of fall and winter renters are quickly changing the markets as remote work remains the norm
NorCal Better Homes and Gardens, Coldwell Banker franchises merge
The new company, which is based in the heart of California wine country, will have more than 150 agents working out of 11 offices
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 10
3 moments that shifted M. Ryan Gorman's leadership approach
Coldwell Banker CEO M. Ryan Gorman shares how his childhood, a team intervention and a NAREB conference shifted his approach. Read about the 3 moments that sharpened Gorman's leadership skills ahead of his appearance at Inman Connect Las Vegas
by Marian McPherson Sep 9
Two men standing on either side of a line on the ground
Real estate brokerage giant says 'many listing search websites misdirect consumers by obfuscating display of a property’s listing firm'
Coldwell Banker launches partnership with Supreme Auctions
Coldwell Banker has partnered with Supreme Auctions to help agents sell luxury properties and learn the ins and outs of the auction space with a free course
by Marian McPherson Sep 10
REX: 'Outmoded' real estate rules 'struck a vein' with DOJ
Brokerage backed by Chris Christie and Jeb Bush says agent steering by commission should 'shock the conscience' of anyone interested in equity in housing
The 20 biggest luxury city sales of 2021 (so far)
Despite cities taking a back seat to vacation markets in 2021, major transactions made headlines across New York, Miami and Los Angeles
Coldwell Banker CEO M. Ryan Gorman on inventory, rebranding and more
In the lead up to Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue Experience, M. Ryan Gorman said he sees the seller's market sticking around for the foreseeable future
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 5
Coldwell Banker will be focusing on sellers in 2022 — here’s why
David Marine, chief marketing officer of Coldwell Banker, recently told Inman his company's ongoing rebranding efforts have improved both consumer and agent sentiment, and buoyed the fortunes of local franchisees
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
How to find listings in a highly competitive market
Becky Eakle argued during Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue Experience that the listing agent always wins. The key then is figuring out how to get more would-be sellers off the fence
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 5
Coldwell Banker acquires Warburg Realty
The company will now operate under the 'Coldwell Banker Warburg' banner
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 5
Ex Coldwell Banker employee claims pregnancy discrimination in lawsuit
In a suit filed against Realogy, Dominique Harkness, a former Coldwell Banker sales administrator, alleges she wasn't allowed to work from home because she was a new mom
Commission rules, lockbox access chief among threats to industry
At Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue Experience event, Kalama Kim predicted that everything from a DOJ antitrust case to 'marginal agents' could soon upend the real estate industry
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
How the pandemic made social media even more important
The pandemic has increased the amount of time people spend on mobile devices and driven more consumers to find businesses online
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
4 tips to make staging more manageable
Staging is all about being broadly appealing — and tactful when it comes to homeowners' existing decor
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 6
Zillow, Warburg and 4 takeaways from Coldwell Banker's Gen Blue
The pandemic, a big acquisition and the specter of Zillow were all significant parts of Coldwell Banker's latest gathering
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 7
Inman Top 5: The biggest stories of the week Oct. 1-5, 2021
Catch up quickly on the most significant stories of the week, as determined by Inman readers. Here's this week's Inman Top 5
by Inman Oct 8
How the luxury housing market became invincible in 2021
Luxury real estate agents reported having record years, and high-end properties have grown to become a larger and larger share of the overall market this year
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 11
How to generate great leads in any market — no matter where you live
As the housing market continues to evolve, real estate agents at Inman Connect Las Vegas say they're keeping an eye out for ways to create connections between multiple regions
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 26
M. Ryan Gorman: Agents, be ready for an 'endurance race'
The Coldwell Banker CEO told the Inman Connect crowd that external lead sources like Zillow change, but organic lead growth puts agents in control
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 27
Realogy's Q3 earnings defy expectations with $2.2B in revenue
Realogy reported a revenue increase of 15 percent year over year while recording a net income of $114 million, it was announced Thursday during an earnings call
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 28
Compass snaps up 3 Warburg agents on heels of Coldwell acquisition
Three top-producing Warburg Realty agents said their reasons for leaving preceded the brokerage's recent acquisition by Coldwell Banker
by Daniel Houston Nov 1
Compass hires new sales executive from Brown Harris Stevens
Fritz Frigan most recently worked as an executive vice president at the New York City-based brokerage Brown Harris Stevens
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 3
Coldwell Banker Bain acquired by Houston title insurance company
Coldwell Banker Bain chair Bill Riss has sold his majority interest in the company to US RES Holdco, an affiliate of Houston title insurance company Stewart Information Services
Half of younger Americans would take pay cuts for cheaper locations
A new report from Coldwell Banker indicates the so-called Great Resignation is impacting consumers' attitudes about housing
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 7
Realogy in 2022: Power buying, a luxury 'turbocharge' and more
Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider outlines why he's bullish on the luxury market, where his company aims to invest and how his team is ready to take on whatever 2022 brings
by Marian McPherson Dec 14
Coldwell Banker named most recognizable real estate brand
Coldwell Banker was the most recognizable brand, with 91% of survey respondents correctly identifying the brokerage's logo. But which real estate brands are the least recognizable?
by Marian McPherson Dec 14
WATCH: Agent faces assault rap for viral mid-flight brawl with senior
Former actress Patricia Cornwall, who has worked for Coldwell Banker and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, was arrested in Atlanta on Dec. 23 following her attack on a maskless elderly man
by Ben Verde Dec 28
New York mandates higher fines, more training to combat housing discrimination
Broker and agent license fees and fines will go toward a new Anti-Discrimination in Housing Fund for fair housing testing
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 29
In riveting reversal, Manhattan tallies record year for real estate
Following a steep decline in 2020, Corcoran President and CEO Pamela Liebman called 2021 a 'monumental comeback' as many brokerages saw record quarters and years
2022 resolutions: Luxury real estate agents aim high in the new year
From personal health and spending more time with family to finally clinching that big break, here are the goals luxury real estate agents are striving for in 2022
Top Northern California team leaves Compass for Coldwell Banker
The Khrista Jarvis Team — No. 1 medium-sized team in Northern California and No. 1 all-women real estate team — has left Compass to join Coldwell Banker. The 5-person team nearly doubled its business in 2021, netting $600M in sales volume
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 12
Independent HomeCo Chicago team joins Compass
Founded in 2019 by Haley Levine Wills and Tony Mattar, the team will operate out of Compass' Roscoe Village office
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 14
Two of Coldwell Banker's largest East Coast franchises merge
Coldwell Banker Premier and Coldwell Banker Resort Realty have merged to create one of the largest franchises in the company's history with more than 200 agents across 12 locations
by Marian McPherson Jan 20
Modern Coachella Valley mansion sells for $42M
The modern home, which looks like it could easily fit into the setting of a sci-fi film, was originally listed for $49.5 million in November and was built in 2007 by the late Duane Hagadone, a publishing and hospitality executive
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 21
From Realtors with love: 89 tips for new real estate agents in 2022
Inman reached out to more than 200 of the country's top agents by transaction sides and sales volume and asked 1 simple question: What's your advice for agents launching careers in 2022?
Pandemic, remote work continue to fuel longer luxury vacation stays
For 2 luxury agents in Carmel-by-the-Sea, where vacation rentals must have 30-day minimum bookings, the longer vacation rental trend has been a nice boost to their business
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 26
The Khrista Jarvis Team on 'leading the way'
Earlier this month, the team announced its move to Coldwell Banker from Compass. Here, team leader Khrista Jarvis talks about the secrets to her team's success and why they made the move
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 26
Check your ego: NYC agent tips on winning co-op board approval
Inman spoke with seasoned New York City agents to get their takes on making the board approval process an easy one
by Ben Verde Feb 4
Coldwell Banker franchises in NYC, the Hamptons merge
The combined company will have about 175 agents across 8 offices in both the city and in the Hamptons
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 4
'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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
‘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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
'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