Median existing-home prices rise for 100th-consecutive month
Meanwhile, existing-home sales in June rebounded 20.7% month over month, according to market report released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors
by Marian McPherson | Jul 22
Century 21 brings on top-ranked Keller Williams agent and his team
Kyle Seyboth closed 497 transactions and $127.7 million in sales in 2019, according to Real Trends. He and his 12-member team are jumping to Century 21 Real Estate
by Lillian Dickerson | Jul 16
Keller Williams expands footprint across Europe and Asia
The company announced new franchisees in Slovenia and Thailand on Wednesday
by Patrick Kearns | Jul 1
KW agent fired after comparing LGBT people to murderers
Bobby Calmes, an agent with Keller Williams Chattahoochee North near Atlanta, described himself as 'anti LGBTQ' in a Facebook post Tuesday. His company fired him within an hour
by Jim Dalrymple II | Jun 30
Want a 95% retention rate? Here’s how this 180-agent team does it
Higher retention means a more cohesive culture and more highly trained and seasoned agents serving your clients
by Adam Hergenrother | Jun 25
Keller Williams ends exclusive deal with Offerpad
Keller Williams will allow other investors to make all-cash offers on homes through Keller Offers, its iBuying division
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 24
KW, Compass agents win big as Real Trends adjusts ranking system
Kyle Seyboth of Keller Williams and Alexa Lambert of Compass snagged top individual agent awards from the Real Trends + Tom Ferry The Thousand rankings Friday after Real Trends added new categories and altered its methodology
by Lillian Dickerson | Jun 19
Maryland market snapshot: A strong market, but low inventory
Agents in Maryland say the market has rebounded quickly from the initial shock of the pandemic, but inventory remains low
by Lillian Dickerson | Jun 12
Controversy roils NAGLREP over governance, alleged censorship
Critics say NAGLREP founder Jeff Berger appears to be misrepresenting how his group is governed and expelling members who ask questions. Berger says he's being bullied
by Jim Dalrymple II | Jun 8
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
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
Gary Keller: We're seeing a 'fast track to disruption'
Keller Williams CEO predicts mergers and acquisitions will speed up in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic
by Andrea V. Brambila | Jun 2
Keller Williams creates task force to address 'racial disparities' at KW
Gary Keller announced the move in an email to all staff and associates Sunday as protests against police brutality and racism took place across the country
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 1
Real estate leaders speak out against racism as protests grow nationwide
CEOs at Compass, Keller Williams, Redfin and Zillow, among others, detailed steps their companies are taking to address racism in the real estate industry and inside their offices
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 1
Talk to my lawyer: Lawsuits between buyers and sellers soar amid virus
As buyers and sellers second-guess their desires to seal the deal in an uncertain world, many are citing reasons related to the pandemic as justification for breaking contracts. As a result, threats of legal action and lawsuits between buyers and sellers appear to be on the rise
by Lillian Dickerson | May 28
They hate their homes, and they want out — NOW!
Real estate agents say quarantine has convinced homeowners that they need more rooms, a backyard and plenty of kitchen space — and they want it all now
by Lillian Dickerson | May 22
How to diversify your team's income
Opinion
Creating multiple revenue streams can not only help agents weather today's financially stressful climate, but also grow their personal net worth. Here are four rules to diversifying your team's income
by Kevin Kauffman | May 21
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