How to stop posting listings and start winning at social media
Marki Lemons-Ryhal and Katie Lance both said Tuesday that agents should post original content on social media and resist the urge to just share listings
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 15
Brokers share how they've thrived through the pandemic
Broker-owners Tiffany Curry and Jorge Guerra moderated a conversation between some of the nation's top leaders on how they've used digital tools to pivot
by Marian McPherson Sep 15
4 tips for upping your video marketing efforts
Agents Sue Pinky Benson and Brad McCallum on Tuesday shared how they turned video into a pivotal part of their business
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 15
Knock offers tips for timing the purchase and sale of a home
Stephen Freudenberg, director of national real estate at Knock, shared his thoughts during an Inman Connect Now session on Tuesday
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 15
RE/MAX broker: Embrace new ways or become 'extinct'
Agents and brokers need to embrace digital connections and a high-touch approach, leaders agreed at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Sep 15
The pandemic impact: Buyers want more space, less density
Redfin's chief economist and AirDNA's CEO discuss the trends they're seeing in the housing market at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Sep 15
Realogy chief: Entire homebuying experience won't go digital
Ryan Schneider said this week that digital real estate experiences are becoming more common, but in general, people still want to physically experience properties before buying
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 15
Brad Inman: You should be proud to be a real estate agent
During his opening address at Inman Connect Now, Inman advised agents to embrace change, look for opportunity and hold their heads high
by Patrick Kearns Sep 15
Hot markets, new opportunities: What agents across the country have to say about the industry
Dozens of agents from across the U.S. and Canada shared insights Tuesday during Inman Connect Now. Overall, they described active markets that have also changed during the tumultuous months of the coronavirus pandemic
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 4
How agents in the West are future-proofing their business
Agents are adapting to the new normal with Matterport tours, buyer prequalification requirements and by taking full advantage of the tools already available to them
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 4
Which Canadian markets are the hottest right now?
'Even in this time of strangeness that we're going through, we're feeling pretty confident across Canada,' Sandra Kirkland, a broker form Ontario, said at Inman Connect Now
How are agents in the Southeast thriving? By mixing the old and new
During Inman Connect Now's Southeast Regional Breakout, agents shared how they're using the digital and analog worlds to thrive through the pandemic
by Marian McPherson Aug 4
Midwest real estate pros predict a strong start to 2021
Panelists at the Inman Connect Now Midwest Regional Breakout session discussed their strategies for navigating the pandemic, how they're planning for contingencies and where they see the market headed next year
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 4
Agents' mental health must take priority as pandemic drags on
As the pandemic shows no signs of abating and the fight for racial justice continues, real estate CEOs say leaders must pay attention to the health and well-being of their agents
by Andrea V. Brambila Aug 4
Fleeing New Yorkers are fueling markets in the Northeast
New York City buyers are buying based on the home and agnostic to location, looking as far south as Baltimore according to panelists at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Aug 4
EXp Realty wants to go head-to-head with Zillow and Redfin
At Connect Now, CEO Glenn Sanford shared why the company is launching a consumer-facing platform and why he believes agents need to make tough decisions with certain vendors
by Patrick Kearns Aug 4
COVID-19 may have silver lining for agents, iBuyers: Spencer Rascoff
The former Zillow CEO argued during Inman Connect Now that crises such as the current coronavirus pandemic "have a terrific silver lining for innovators and entrepreneurs"
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 4
6 habits to adopt now if you want to build wealth
Husband-and-wife team Wendy and Jay Papasan believe periods of crises can be a chance to refocus your financial journey and adopt wealth-building habits. They shared their strategies at Inman Connect Now
A more diverse real estate industry 'starts from within'
Nate Bowling moderated a Connect Now panel exploring how diversity and community outreach can be better addressed in the real estate industry
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 4
Opendoor CEO: Despite COVID-19, iBuyers are 'full steam ahead'
'When consumers demand experiences, that’s when innovation happens,' Opendoor CEO Eric Wu said Tuesday during Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Aug 4
Brad Inman: 'It is hard to imagine heaven while living through hell'
Opinion
During his opening remarks Tuesday at Connect Now, Brad Inman called for a new approach on the current strife real estate agents face and how the industry can make a difference
by Brad Inman Jun 5
NAR CEO on racial injustice: 'This is not a new issue'
Bob Goldberg reminded attendees at Inman Connect Now that equality and fairness in housing is the trade group's mission
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 4
Real estate industry of the future will focus on 'lifestyle over location'
Philosopher and entrepreneur Matthew Ferrara shared how health, economic and racial issues will push the real estate industry to focus on consumers' quality of life
by Marian McPherson Jun 4
Coldwell Banker CEO on the future of offices: 'less rent, more happy hours'
The company has been re-examining the best use and layout of its more than 700 offices to maximize effectiveness and allocate savings
by Patrick Kearns Jun 4
Homesnap's Mazur: It's time for agents to go all in
In multiple talk tracks at Tech Connect, leaders in sales, fintech and proptech all agreed on one thing: The COVID-19 pandemic has totally changed how people market, sell and buy real estate
by Craig C. Rowe Jun 4
How the coronavirus pandemic is changing home financing
Vishal Garg and Adena Hefets discussed how the pandemic is impacting financing for homebuyers during a panel titled 'Advances in Ways to Buy a Home' at Inman Connect Now
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 4
RE/MAX CEO: 'If we sit and we watch, we’re not taking action'
Adam Contos discussed managerial strategies for leaders in uncertain times, wearing his values on a T-shirt and volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity on the battlefield
by Patrick Kearns Jun 4
Mike DelPrete: Don't call it a comeback (just yet)
Real estate tech strategist Mike DelPrete explains pre- and post-shelter-in-place market trends and how real estate agents can prepare for the future
by Marian McPherson Jun 4
Tips for finding happiness while working in real estate
Coach and team leader Katie Clancy said agents can find happiness — even if they haven't quite done so yet
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 3
The 10 most quote-worthy things Will Guidara said at Connect Now
In recognition of the restaurateur's eloquence and positivity, we wanted to highlight some of the best quotes from his Connect Now discussion on hospitality
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 3
These are the 2 things luxury buyers want right now
At Inman Connect Now, top luxury agents discussed how the pandemic has changed the wish lists and priorities of luxury buyers
Brokers talk culture and the future at Connect Now
The discussion centered around what actions brokers should take in upcoming months to move forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and national upheaval
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 3
CEO of realtor.com operator Move: 'The game's not over'
David Doctorow says realtor.com can contribute to 'helping consumers think about making great homes and, when needed, sell homes' in partnership with the industry
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 3
Here's why Compass chose to buy Contactually over other CRMs
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin gave a peek behind one of the biggest tech decisions at Compass of the past few years during a discussion at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Jun 3
Trulia co-founder Pete Flint tells agents to 'lean into' transaction revolution
During Connect Now, Trulia co-founder and NFX Managing Partner Pete Flint explained what agents must do to stay relevant during the digital transaction revolution
by Marian McPherson Jun 3
'We're watching recovery happen as we speak': Economists
The long-term prognosis is more optimistic than many think, economists from Zillow and Windermere said during a panel at Inman Connect Now on Wednesday
Compass CEO: 'It’s OK to not be OK in this time'
Robert Reffkin, one of the few African American leaders in the real estate industry, discussed how agents and allies can help the Black community
by Patrick Kearns Jun 3
'You can see someone smile through a mask': Hospitality during COVID-19
During a talk at Inman Connect Now, Inman Editor at Large Clelia Peters and New York City restaurateur Will Guidara discussed how to show hospitality in a world with coronavirus
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 3
Indie brokers struggle with racial unrest and coronavirus pandemic
Brokers advised evaluating whether social media messages might come off as 'tone-deaf' but disagreed on whether to express political opinions publicly at Inman Connect Now
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 3
Agents say they're busy amid pandemic, but challenges linger
Buyers and sellers appear to be returning to the market in many parts of the U.S., but inventory issues continue to plague many areas as well
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 2
3 ways the real estate industry is using data to power innovation
RESO CEO Sam DeBord and CMLS CEO Denee Evans led a three-part conversation about data access, privacy and policy, and how it impacts real estate
by Marian McPherson Jun 2
Why Aaron Kirman walked away from $400M in inventory
A number of real estate leaders urged agents to use the COVID-19 pandemic to reevaluate their current brokerage situation at Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Jun 2
Top indie brokers share how they've navigated 2020's unrest
Independent brokerage owners Thad Wong, Vanessa Bergmark and Kofi Nartey share how three months of social distancing made them and their businesses better
by Marian McPherson Jun 2
'Normal is over,' and agents need to lean on technology
'Million Dollar Listing' star Ryan Serhant said Tuesday that during a period of crisis, agents should turn to everything from Instagram to phone calls
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 2
Ryan Serhant: 'We need to stand with the Black community'
The 'Million Dollar Listing' star said during Inman Connect Now that Americans need to proactively fight racism
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 2
Howard Hanna CEO: Full impact of unemployment not yet known
Speaking at Connect Now, Helen Hanna Casey also highlighted migration trends her company is tracking due to the COVID-19 pandemic
by Patrick Kearns Jun 2
No more silence: 3 women leaders call on industry to address injustice
Anne Jones, Windermere Abode owner and designated broker; Veronica Figueroa, eXp Realty Figueroa Team founder; and Tiffany Curry, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' first Black broker-owner, ask industry to face issues of racism
by Marian McPherson Jun 2
Zillow CEO Rich Barton: 'This crisis feels a lot different'
Barton discussed what he calls 'the great re-shuffling' Tuesday at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Jun 2
Brad Inman: 'This is our digital spring'
In his opening address at Inman Connect Now, Brad Inman acknowledged the turmoil of recent months and called on real estate professionals to exercise empathy and be present for others by using the new technological tools available to them
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 2
WATCH: Inman's Town Hall on 'The Essentials'
Yesterday's virtual Town Hall, led by Brad Inman, focused on essential solutions for the coronavirus era
by Inman Apr 17
Announcing first wave of Inman Connect Now speakers
As a bonus, register today and get early access to a special Town Hall event we're hosting this Thursday
by Inman Apr 15
Announcing Inman Connect Now, June 2-4, 2020
Inman's new virtual event, taking place June 2-4, 2020, will bring together the Inman community in ways never before possible
by Inman Apr 6
Announcing the Inman Town Hall
The first digital Inman Town Hall takes place at 2 p.m. EDT / 11 a.m. PDT Thursday, April 2
by Inman Apr 1