Meet the 2 agents on California's gubernatorial recall election ballot
Agents David Bramante (R) and Kevin Paffrath (D) both made the ballot, and they are hoping for the chance to make their mark on California politics
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 22
NYC agents to Dottie Herman: We're not afraid to walk in the city
Douglas Elliman's CEO told Fox Business that the rising crime rate is threatening NYC's real estate rebound, but agents who spoke with Inman on Thursday largely disagreed
by Libertina Brandt Jul 28
Dottie Herman steps down as Douglas Elliman CEO
Scott Durkin, who has served at the brokerage since 2015, will take the helm, according to representatives who say Herman has been cultivating him for the CEO role for years
Real-life Barbie penthouse in Los Angeles lists for $10M
While the condo originally belonged to the Mattel founders, current owner and interior designer Nicole Sassaman was the one who made it look 'Barbie-like'
The 3 moments that made Douglas Elliman's new CEO, Scott Durkin
From buying an apartment to a meeting with Barbara Corcoran in Manhattan, Scott Durkin shares the 3 life moments that steered him on his path to success
by Libertina Brandt Aug 13
Investors say car condos are 'better than owning an apartment'
With a rise in vehicle ownership and a decline in available street parking, Manhattan investors are betting big on car condos as New Yorkers prepare to return to in-person work
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 17
Million Dollar Listing LA's Josh Flagg hops over to Douglas Elliman
The move comes just as the new season of 'Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles' is set to premiere on Sept. 2
What real estate investors can do for renters whose homes were hit by Ida
The clean up and repair work that remains in Hurricane Ida's aftermath is overwhelming for many, and investors who have rental properties that have been impacted will want to ensure their renters are treated with care
Top NYC agent Richard Steinberg heads to Compass
The industry veteran was attracted to Compass' tech-forward approach. He brings with him 3 team members from Douglas Elliman
These are the 30 top real estate agents in Hollywood right now
'The Hollywood Reporter' on Wednesday named Aaron Kirman, Fredrik Eklund and Jade Mills among the top 30 luxury agents working in Los Angeles right now
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
Manhattan housing market posts biggest 3rd quarter in 3 decades
Luxury apartment sales surged approximately 226% year over year and almost 33% from the previous quarter, according to Douglas Elliman. The brokerage netted 453 luxury sales
Dream home? Freddy Krueger's 'Nightmare on Elm Street' haunt hits market
The Los Angeles home, whose now-iconic facade was featured in the 1984 horror flick, is on the market through Halloween
by Daniel Houston Oct 21
Luxury leaders agree: digital marketing rests on authenticity
Whether it's over Zoom or through email, digital marketing and outreach is now the starting point of every interaction, and it has to be strategic enough to pull the prospect deeper into an eventual personal interaction
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 25
Hamptons Sandcastle estate frequented by celebs goes for $31M
The sprawling property first listed in 2018 for $50M, and last year, it was rented for the summer for nearly $2M
Douglas Elliman to go public in spinoff from Vector Group
If approved by the FTC and Vector Group's board, Douglas Elliman's shares would trade under the ticker 'DOUG' on the New York Stock Exchange
6 stories readers might have missed while eating Thanksgiving leftovers
Whether you were stuffing your face with pumpkin pie or breaking up a brawl between brothers who aren't on speaking terms, here are the top stories you might have missed this weekend
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 29
Digital yachts and $2.4M virtual plots: Power brokers to sell the metaverse
Oren and Tal Alexander, two of Douglas Elliman's top luxury agents, are extending their reach into the metaverse of virtual real estate
by Daniel Houston Dec 2
Aspen skyline from an overlook in the winter
Last week, the city council voted unanimously to put a moratorium on all new construction and short-term rental permits, in an effort to combat the city's increasing lack of affordable housing
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 15
The luxury market in 2021: sky-high prices, scandals and acquisitions
The luxury housing market had a strong year in 2021, filled with big acquisitions, eye-popping deals and exciting new trends
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 17
Douglas Elliman tells some workers to stay home amid Omicron wave
Agents can still report to the office, but Douglas Elliman has told New York administrative staff to work from home while new variant surges
by Daniel Houston Dec 22
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
Douglas Elliman completes spinoff from Vector, goes public as 'DOUG'
The New York-based brokerage will now trade under the ticker 'DOUG' as a standalone company after parting ways with Vector Group, the owner of a tobacco firm
by Daniel Houston Dec 30
10 big real estate stories you might have missed over the holidays
Whether you were stuffing your face or popping champagne at midnight, Inman's got you covered. Here are 10 significant news stories you may have missed over the holidays
by Ben Verde Jan 3
'Full House' creator lists mansion on site of Manson murders
The mansion sits on the site of the infamous 1969 murder of actress Sharon Tate and her friends by the Manson Family cult
by Ben Verde Jan 25
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?
Fredrik Eklund leaving 'Million Dollar Listing'
The TV star and Douglas Elliman agent says he is ready for his next chapter
by Ben Verde Jan 25
Douglas Elliman sees rising revenue in 1st earnings since spinoff
The earnings report is its first as a stand-alone publicly traded company. Douglas Elliman's spinoff from its parent company was seen as a strategic boon to woo investors
by Ben Verde Mar 1
This trait catapulted a 'Million Dollar Listing LA' agent to the top
Inman caught up with Tracy Tutor ahead of her appearance at Inman Connect New York to talk about the importance of confidence and how she broke into the luxury market
by Ben Verde Mar 11
Douglas Elliman taps Norma-Jean Callahan to lead new development projects
Callahan leaves her current role as senior sales director at Corcoran Sunshine and will work out of Douglas Elliman's Palm Beach and Manhattan offices
by Ben Verde Mar 25
Celebrity agent Kelly Bensimon launches team at Douglas Elliman
The former 'Real Housewives of New York City' star and her 6-person team will mostly operate in New York City, the Hamptons and South Florida
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 28
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
Court rejects REBNY bid to toss Compass antitrust suit
The allegations that the Real Estate Board of New York conspired with Corcoran and Douglas Elliman to 'smother' competition move forward
‘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
Agent to athletes trades Compass sports division for Douglas Elliman
Denver Bright, known for representing celebrity clients including a few Miami pro athletes, will return as a member of the Sports and Entertainment Division on the Senada Adzem Team
by Ben Verde Apr 12
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
Agents, put your phones down
Frances Katzen and Brian Lewis reveal how they got deals worth tens of millions during Inman Connect New York session
by Andrea V. Brambila Apr 19
Real estate reality TV is like 'my life on steroids,' celebrity agents say
Being a celebrity real estate agent isn't as glamorous as it may seem, say agents who have starred on some of real estate's most popular reality TV shows
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 19
Can buying a home be as easy as pie? KW tapped Domino's engineer to see
KW President Marc King, Douglas Elliman CEO Scott Durkin and Rocket Mortgage EVP Christian Wallace discuss the barriers to creating a fully digital transaction at Inman Connect
by Marian McPherson Apr 20
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NYC gets 2 new execs
Steven James will serve as the company's CEO, while Brad Loe will work as an executive vice president and director of sales
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 26
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
Luxury mansion on site of Manson murders takes $15M price cut
The Los Angeles mansion known as ‘The Cielo’ and designed by Richard Landry, originally listed for $85M in late January. Still unsold in May, the price has been bumped down to $70M
by Ben Verde May 9
Douglas Elliman sees increasing revenue in Q1 earnings
The brokerage saw its revenues increase 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year, spurred mainly by the luxury market
by Ben Verde May 10
$55M Billionaires' Row sale among NYC's priciest of 2022
The sale of the 6,300-square-foot unit marks one of the biggest of the year in New York City's luxury market
by Ben Verde May 23