Now is the time to double down on outreach, say agents at Inman's Town Hall
A panel of industry leaders said Thursday that real estate agents should be using the pandemic to increase the amount of contact they have with their current or future clients
by Jim Dalrymple II | May 14
Realogy tops Mega 1000 as biggest brokerages gobble market share
Realogy Brokerage Group was once again the most productive brokerage in the country in sales volume, according to the Swanepoel Mega 1000
by Patrick Kearns | May 14
Finger Lakes agents prepare as New York begins partial reopening
Although the effects remain to be seen, agents in Rochester and surrounding areas are uncertain whether or not Friday's partial reopening of the economy will have a palpable impact on buyer or seller confidence
by Lillian Dickerson | May 13
Earnings offer hope, but 'normalcy' is still distant
The pandemic may continue to wreak havoc for some time, but a strong quarter of earnings offers support to the idea that there's light at the end of the tunnel
by Jim Dalrymple II | May 8
Surge in COVID-19 cases greatest risk to market: KW economist
Ruben Gonzalez told Inman that homeowners requesting mortgage forbearance will need to be transferred to a loan restructuring plan to avoid massive foreclosures
by Patrick Kearns | May 8
Transactions and volume up at Keller Williams
The company released first-quarter results Friday morning and provided a market update
by Patrick Kearns | May 8
New York City agent under fire for controversial TikTok video
Abbe Awosanya says her viral TikTok of her supposedly taking a tenant's package as punishment for missing rent was a joke
by Marian McPherson | May 4
New status symbol for brokerages? A well-stocked supply of PPE
Although agents have relied on PPE throughout the pandemic, it's unclear if they and their clients will continue using the supplies once it's no longer absolutely necessary
by Lillian Dickerson | May 1
Keller Williams launches industrywide, 4-week education course
BOLD Pivot is a re-engineered, digitized version of the company's BOLD coaching course, which is offered through its KW MAPS Coaching platform
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 30
In Southern Colorado, in-person home showings will resume
As parts of the economy in Colorado are slowly allowed to reopen, some counties in the state's southern region will allow in-person home showings again
by Lillian Dickerson | Apr 27
Real estate giants' COVID-19 motion fails to stop commission lawsuit
Court rules that discovery will continue amid coronavirus outbreak in suit against the National Association of Realtors and real estate franchisors Realogy, Keller Williams, RE/MAX and HomeServices of America
by Andrea V. Brambila | Apr 15
Keller Williams executive on taking virtual open houses from 'novelty to norm'
Jay Papasan wants to help teach the entire real estate industry best practices on virtual tours and open houses
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 10
KW regions held Zoom calls to help franchise owners adjust expenses
Some franchise owners defended the practice of adjusting expenses, leading to reduced profit sharing for April
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 8
Realogy and KW top T3 Sixty's holding company and franchisor rankings
Redfin and RE/MAX had the most productive agents in 2019, according to the ranking
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 8
Keller Williams franchises consider reducing agent profit sharing
A franchise owner confirmed to Inman that regional leadership at Keller Williams suggested rolling all expenses into April's budget to enable them to hang on to more cash
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 6
EXp broker Rick Geha shares heartfelt message about his COVID-19 recovery
In a video posted on Monday, eXp broker Rick Geha shared his experience with battling COVID-19 alongside some encouraging advice for agents
by Marian McPherson | Apr 1
Industry torn on whether real estate is an essential service
At a time when people are staying home en masse to combat a global health crisis, many in the real estate industry question whether or not their jobs should be considered essential
by Lillian Dickerson | Mar 27
Compass is still onboarding new teams despite slowdown, layoffs
Based in New Jersey, the 15-person Oldendorp Group, which is joining Compass from Keller Williams this week, will be virtually onboarded through Enboarder
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 24
New agent-developed app assigns and pays agents for side work
Led in part by a Portland, Oregon-based Keller Williams agent, BrokerHive assigns tasks and pays agents to support their colleagues, helping new agents learn and top producers to keep producing
by Craig C. Rowe | Mar 20
Keller Williams pledges $20M to reduce coaching costs for agents
The company is making big changes to the cost structure of its various coaching programs for the next 2 months
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 19
Read Gary Keller's advice to agents on navigating market uncertainty
Keller Williams CEO and co-founder Gary Keller, a veteran of 4 decades in the real estate industry, declares we're officially in a 'market shift.' Read his 4-point plan for staying afloat
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 16
Fed cuts interest rate to nearly zero. What does it mean for real estate?
Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale believes mortgage rates could go lower this week, but rates and affordability won't be the only thing impacting the housing market
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 16