Fun, easy, creative! 3 memorable ways to thank your clients this year
It's always a good time to say thank you to your most loyal clients and referral sources. Here's how to do it with style
by Jilian Gardner Nov 17
In an era of divisiveness, be the brand to trust
TheSkimm co-founders Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin took to the virtual stage at the National Association of Realtors' annual conference, NAR NXT, on Friday
by Andrea V. Brambila Nov 11
7 things top agents regret putting off
Don't make the same mistakes these top agents did and get these tasks on your to-do list now
by Jimmy Burgess Nov 11
fall, party, food, charcuterie
With a little creative planning, you can throw a fall client event that’ll rival your competition without breaking the bank
by Darryl Davis Nov 1
Give 'em pumpkin to talk about: 13 scary-good Halloween marketing ideas
Don't be a basic witch this Halloween. Think outside the coffin with these fun marketing ideas that'll show everyone why your business is a scream
by Darryl Davis Oct 26
A piece of chocolate cake being removed from the whole
Real estate tech firm says it will use increase on new marketing channels and product changes while critic says high referral fees lead agents to inflate commissions, skimp on service
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 25
11 real estate truths that can change your tax bracket
The more you know, the more your bank account will grow
by Jimmy Burgess Oct 21
Two men exchanging business cards
Calling it a 'kickback scheme,' HomeOpenly owner Dmitry Shkipin told the FHFA to ban referral fees charged by online brokerages — including Zillow — that don't actually buy and sell property
Venture capital firm behind Airbnb and Flow is now a landlord
As part of making its largest investment ever in WeWork founder’s new real estate empire, Andreessen Horowitz obtained a share in thousands of apartment units, reports say
by Taylor Anderson Sep 13
Realtor income rose by double digits in 2021: NAR
The trade association's 2022 report finds that the median gross income for Realtors overall grew 25.3% last year, but the increase was smaller for sales agents
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 28
Commission study paid for by HomeServices comes under fire
The study argues that decoupling commissions would harm first-time, low-income, and minority buyers, but critics like the Consumer Federation of America say it's based on a faulty premise
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 27
At a glance: A financial guide for for your first year in real estate
This month-over-month financial plan will help walk you through where you should be and help you avoid any cash-flow pitfalls in your first year. Bookmark this handy list — and refer to it often
by Dani Vanderboegh Jun 14
Compensation frustration: Here are 9 alternatives to your non-compete
Opinion
The truth hurts. Your non-compete may be holding your team back from retaining talent
by Donald "Dek" Bake Jun 13
Before you take the plunge: What to know before becoming a part-time agent
Ready to begin your real estate career by going part-time? Part-time agent Joel Lock offers his tried-and-true advice for agents taking the dual-career plunge
by Joel Lock Jun 6
Trying to expand your database? Here's a 5-step plan
Opinion
Your SOI consists of a group of people who already know you well. Developing a plan to grow this group over time will become a huge source of repeat and referral business
by Stan Ponte Apr 8
A comprehensive guide to finding inventory in today's market
Here, Inman has created an extensive resource for ways to find inventory — from old-school methods to more creative approaches — when it seems like there's nothing left on the shelves
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 30
Inman Connect New York
Are you ready to grow your real estate business? Connect with the smartest real estate pros and learn their secrets at ICNY
by Jodie Cordell Mar 22
TikTok or door-knock? 3 brokers on how agents can win big this spring
Corcoran affiliates Jason Karadus, Liane Jamason and Marilyn Carson share how old-school prospecting and high-level service are winning the day in a topsy-turvy market
by Marian McPherson Mar 17
COVID caused a 'Great Reshuffling.' Soaring costs are behind a new wave
With priced-out buyers seeking to relocate this spring, real estate agents stressed the importance of referral networks as the latest migration wave comes on the heels of an overheated market
by Taylor Anderson Mar 17
Got a new referral? 10 thoughtful tips for thanking the referrer
Here’s how to show gratitude to those who appreciate you enough to refer business to you
by Darryl Davis Mar 3
Getting started as a real estate agent: 102 tips from top Realtors
Inman reached out to more than a hundred of the country's top-performing Realtors and asked them what they would say to a real estate agent just starting out in 2023. These are their answers
How to build a company culture that supports agent success
Connect Now panelists from Century 21, The Agency and RE/MAX share how they offer technology and networks where collaboration is the norm
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 25
Move Inc. CEO questions Zillow's 'closed ecosystem,' CoStar's motives
On CoStar: 'Eventually the playbook is to charge for paid inclusion of listings and to raise prices over time as people become more and more reliant on CoStar'
by Taylor Anderson Jan 25