In ‘shocker’ of a vote, Chicago transfer tax hike headed for defeat
The key policy item for first-term Mayor Brandon Johnson would have raised an estimated $100M through a tax hike on real estate sales
by Taylor Anderson Mar 20
How commission chaos divided the real estate industry into 4 factions
The verdict in the monumental Sitzer | Burnett commission case in Missouri — plus oversight by federal regulators — has splintered the industry as it scrambles to figure out how to move forward
by Taylor Anderson Mar 20
Brokerages, lenders anticipate big recruitment push in 2024: Triple-I
Approximately 28% of brokerage leaders believe 'recruiting and retaining talent' will be their most challenging responsibility 1 year from now, according to results from the Inman Intel Index survey
by Chris LeBarton Feb 26
Utah homeseller files commission lawsuit against NAR, 13 others
The complaint — one of nearly two dozen targeting real estate's commission-sharing structure — alleges 'most' buyer agents will steer clients away from listings that offer lower commission
by Taylor Anderson Feb 12
Agents have real concerns — but commission rates aren't at the top
Despite ongoing commission lawsuits, agents are more concerned about the health of the real estate pie than the size of their own slice, results of the latest Inman Intel Index survey show
by Chris LeBarton Feb 7
NAR signals more declines to come after 3rd-straight membership dip
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun warned of 'further declines in membership over the next 24 months' said after NAR posted a 2.1% annual membership decline last month
by Taylor Anderson Feb 6
Illinois Realtors raises $1M war chest to fight Chicago tax hike
Chicago voters are set to decide whether to quadruple the tax buyers pay on residential and commercial properties in the city. Illinois Realtors plans to lead the fight
by Taylor Anderson Jan 31
Tracking the housing recovery? These 12 dates offer crucial clues
Intel is highlighting the most important data releases and events slated for each month of 2024 in an effort to help industry observers follow the arc of residential real estate's rebound this year
by Chris LeBarton Jan 24
First Team Real Estate's new CEO has a 'billion dollar' goal for 2024
Ahead of Inman Connect New York this week, newly installed First Team Real Estate CEO Michele Harrington dishes on ambitious plans for 2024 and what she'll be talking about at ICNY on Tuesday
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 22
Ready to share your wisdom with the industry? The Triple-I survey is open
The Inman Intel Index goes beyond sentiment and trends by tapping into the real estate industry's most engaged community. Add your voice to the industry's most ambitious monthly survey today
by Chris LeBarton Jan 22
Woman-led brokerage LUX Denver moves to ERA Real Estate
Boutique firm LUX Denver is now affiliated with ERA Real Estate. Broker-owner Emily Duke co-founded the company in 2014, which has a lifetime sales volume of more than $200M
by Marian McPherson Jan 17
NAR president sidesteps palace intrigue in 1st address to members
Newly installed NAR President Kevin Sears will remain in position for nearly 2 years after replacing Tracy Kasper on Monday. In a video to members he focused on legal challenges and core business
by Taylor Anderson Jan 12
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
First Team sheds Christie's affiliation, names new CEO
The largest privately held brokerage in California has separated from Christie's International Real Estate, launched a rebrand and promoted Michele Harrington to CEO, Inman has learned
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 25
After Inman Connect chat, Troy Palmquist lands big role with eXp
Palmquist joined eXp's Michael Valdes on stage to talk recruitment at ICLV over the summer. Now, he's taking his 30-member team to eXp as the brokerage's new director of growth for California
by Daniel Houston Oct 5
Suburban New York team joins forces with Howard Hanna
The Mark Seiden Real Estate Team is partnering with Howard Hanna Rand Realty, increasing the latter's influence north of New York City, according to an announcement
by Daniel Houston Aug 31
Broker Spotlight: Javier Lattanzio, Time Equities Brokerage
Find out how this player from the international tennis circuit made the switch to the no-less-competitive real estate industry
by Christy Murdock Aug 31
The ultimate guide to Inman Connect Las Vegas 2023
So you've decided to join us at Inman Connect Las Vegas. Bravo! Here's a day-by-day breakdown of the conference along with some tidbits to get the most out of your week in Sin City
by Marian McPherson Aug 8
$2B Pacific Sotheby's International Realty broker partners with Side
San Clemente, California's top broker, Doug Echelberger, and his team of 7 agents has moved to Side, where it will operate as Inhabit Real Estate, according to an announcement on Tuesday
by Marian McPherson Aug 4
Tiffany Pantozzi on the pleasures and peril of working while pregnant
Ahead of Inman Connect Las Vegas, Align Real Estate founder Tiffany Pantozzi told Inman she concealed her pregnancy last year out of fear clients would discount her ability to juggle the work
by Taylor Anderson Jul 10
Broker Spotlight: Filippo Incorvaia, FI Real Estate
Find out how this luxury broker invested in his belief in his Miami market's potential by starting up his own brokerage
by Christy Murdock 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
7 telltale signs an agent or staff member is about to split
Some turnover is inevitable. Watch out for these changes in behavior that indicate a split from the team is on the horizon
Side restructures, wants staffers based in the markets they serve
The company, which supports real estate professionals who want their own brand, plans to have its staff members work in the markets where its partners are based
by Jim Dalrymple II May 31
Broker Spotlight: Molly Townsend, The Agency New York
Learn how this New York broker navigates the high-stakes 'grit and glam' of residential real estate in the Big Apple
by Christy Murdock May 18
Data storytelling: The key to smarter agent recruitment
Rather than focusing on numbers and statistics, data storytelling allows you to translate numbers into insights that are more easily understood and can be integrated into better decision-making
by Diana Zaya May 11
Keller Williams scoops up second Arizona-based indie of 2023
Twelve-year-old independent brokerage Tru Realty has joined Keller Williams, according to an announcement on Thursday. Tru Realty has generated $450.6 million in sales volume since 2021
by Marian McPherson May 5
The dirty little secret you need to know about agent retention
As business owners, it's important to do the math and understand what causes some agents to leave your brokerage
by Chase Williams May 4
How to become a real estate broker
Discover the path to becoming a successful real estate broker, including essential qualifications, responsibilities and earning potential
by Christy Murdock Apr 28
Beat the broker blame-game. Hold onto agents in a tough market
Agents who are looking for greener pastures may be blaming you for their lack of listings in this tough market. Here's how to keep them onboard
by Mark Johnson Apr 27
Broker Spotlight: Tiffany McQuaid, McQuaid & Co.
Find out how this Naples, Florida, broker leans into collaboration to ensure that she and her brokerage reach toward their highest potential
by Christy Murdock Apr 27
Former Douglas Elliman agent launches Miami luxury brokerage
Filippo Incorvaia served with Douglas Elliman 8 years before launching his new brokerage, FI Real Estate, with the aim of making transactions seamless for clients, he exclusively told Inman
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 26
New York brokerage owner sues predecessor for alleged fraud
Yves Jean-Baptiste bought Rapid Realty in 2018, but now says the former owner Anthony Lolli actually used the deal to pawn off a failing business
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 20
21 apps to accelerate your brokerage tech stack
Inman assembled a list of technology companies for customizing a tech-stack, specific to those brokers who look for flexibility, best-of-breed options and quicker roll-out
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 20