Largest indie in Brevard, Florida, joins ONE Sotheby's International
Founded in 1965, National Realty of Brevard is now ONE Sotheby's 22nd office along Florida's east coast
by Libertina Brandt Sep 16
'Conjuring' homeowners asked for ghosts' permission to do renovations
The owners of the country's most famous haunted house, a 285-year-old Rhode Island estate made famous by the 2013 horror flick 'The Conjuring,' is on the market for $1.2M
by Marian McPherson Sep 24
The luxury home of the future is all about blurring boundaries
A deep integration with nature, more space and high-end smart home features are just some of the things luxury buyers will demand in their future homes
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 25
Jade Mills, Dolly Lenz inducted into Golden I Hall of Fame
This year's Luxury Connect Golden I winners was announced on Monday, with trailblazing brokers Jade Mills and Dolly Lenz joining the Golden I Club Hall of Fame
by Marian McPherson Oct 25
Realogy's Q3 earnings defy expectations with $2.2B in revenue
Realogy reported a revenue increase of 15 percent year over year while recording a net income of $114 million, it was announced Thursday during an earnings call
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 28
Keller Williams, Sotheby's leaders on structuring teams for success
Like people, teams come in all different shapes and sizes. Brian Fairweather of the Spears Group and Matt Patulski of the Heyl Group share their strategies for building a team
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 29
What does the word 'luxury' even mean in 2021? Agents have their say
More than a dozen agents weighed in with Inman in October on what 'luxury' means in the wake of a life-threatening virus, economic uncertainty and a rapidly growing wealth gap
Portfolio of historic Michigan mansions lists for $3.49M
The 8 homes, which are located in the Upper Peninsula and date to the early 1900s, are ripe for investment as short-term rentals
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 11
The Agency launches its 25th franchise in Denver
The franchise will be the brokerage's second in Colorado, and will be led by Kacey Bingham and Jared Blank, formerly of LIV Sotheby's International Realty
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 16
@properties CEO on the ups and downs of being an indie brokerage
'Cards get stacked against indies,' said Thad Wong, @properties co-founder and co-CEO, during Connect Now when discussing the challenges of being an independent brokerage
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 16
Realogy, Sotheby's partner to purchase Concierge Auctions
The real estate conglomerate and auction house have joined forces to acquire luxury home marketplace Concierge Auctions for an undisclosed amount
by Marian McPherson Nov 17
How do male luxury agents stay svelte? Hint: Don't rule out Spanx
Any luxury real estate agent will tell you there's a certain expectation to maintain an appearance that evokes luxury and a particular lifestyle. Will Spanx for male agents be the next step?
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 19
California Regional MLS launches venture fund, invests in Perchwell
CRMLS CEO Art Carter says the fund will serve agents' and brokers' need for 'high-quality technology that enables them to do their jobs without worrying about how their data gets used'
Realogy in 2022: Power buying, a luxury 'turbocharge' and more
Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider outlines why he's bullish on the luxury market, where his company aims to invest and how his team is ready to take on whatever 2022 brings
by Marian McPherson Dec 14
New York mandates higher fines, more training to combat housing discrimination
Broker and agent license fees and fines will go toward a new Anti-Discrimination in Housing Fund for fair housing testing
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 29
One Sotheby's debuts new category: Real-life mansion with a metaverse twist
One Sotheby's International Realty is preparing to sell an entirely virtual metaverse mansion, but it comes with a curveball: an 11,000-square-foot, brick-and-mortar doppelgänger in Miami
by Daniel Houston Jan 7
Sotheby's International Realty expands in Utah with Byrd & Co. buy
The acquisition expands Sotheby's International Realty's service areas to include eastern Utah, including the city of Moab and its surrounding area, the luxury brokerage announced Thursday
by Ben Verde Jan 7
ONE Sotheby's continues expansion with Jacksonville-area acquisition
ONE Sotheby's International Realty announced its acquisition of First Coast Sotheby's International Realty on Thursday
by Ben Verde Jan 28
US Polo champ Nic Roldan makes his passion for real estate official
A professional polo player since he was 15, the Team USA Polo player and current No. 1 in the nation is now in the real estate business at age 39.
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 10
Get creative or go condo: 4 ways to score a win for luxury homebuyers 
Sotheby's International Realty outlined what's ahead for luxury consumers in its latest annual outlook, and how a shift in perspective can help buyers get ahead
by Marian McPherson Feb 18
Sotheby's notches $204B in global sales volume in 2021
The luxury brand blew its previously held global sales volume record out of the water, increasing by 36 percent year over year to $204 billion
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 22
The grueling fitness craze hitting luxury real estate agents hard: 54D
The high-intensity, nine-week fitness training, nutrition and recovery program found new audiences in the pandemic, and luxury agents say it gives them the kind of discipline needed to succeed in real estate
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 25
Nikki Field on Manhattan's luxury market and disruption abroad
Nikki Field, founder of The Field Team in Manhattan, spoke to Inman about women in leadership, working alongside her daughter and how a team member went missing in Moscow
by Taylor Anderson Mar 4
Mauricio Umansky on The Agency’s ‘tremendous openness’
Inman spoke with The Agency's CEO about rapid expansion, working with family and some of his favorite memories from Inman Connect New York ahead of ICNY in April
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 18
Hedge fund manager revealed as buyer of $105M Hamptons estate
Australian hedge fund manager Greg Coffey, 50, was revealed to be the buyer behind the $105M purchase of the Fordune estate on Long Island, according to a new report
by Ben Verde Mar 15
Sotheby's International Realty CEO on topsy-turvy COVID-era market
Ahead of Inman Connect New York next week, Sotheby's International Realty CEO Philip A. White, Jr. spoke about the rapid recovery of the high-end real estate market and other surprises
by Taylor Anderson Apr 15
Premier Sotheby's International Realty acquires J. Cash Real Estate
Boutique brokerage J. Cash Real Estate and its agents just outside Charlotte, North Carolina, will now operate under the Premier Sotheby's International Realty brand
As supply dwindled, nation's biggest brokerages gained market share
The biggest real estate brokerages and franchise networks made big gains in market share in 2021 and accounted for 61% of home sales, a new report reveals
by Daniel Houston Apr 7
14 insightful tips for agents looking to save money in their business
From resisting shiny objects (so to speak) to taking advantage of local intern pools, here's how industry experts say agents can save their pennies in an ever-shifting market
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 18
Sotheby's and Corcoran CEOs talk the changing face of luxury at ICNY
The diverse ways that luxury can be defined today were embodied in the attire of Philip White and Pamela Liebman on stage at Inman Connect New York on Tuesday
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 19
'Buy a lead or buy lunch': Should you pay for leads or focus on referrals?
The pros and cons of each were weighed by panelists Stan Ponte and Dana Cadena and moderator Kymber Menkiti at Inman Connect New York
by Ben Verde Apr 20
Family, staff and hours: 7 sacrifices agents are making amid tough times
As they consider the uncertain future ahead, here's what real estate agents are giving up in their professional and personal lives
Corcoran lands top spot in first-ever UrbanDigs NYC brokerage rankings
Corcoran took the top spot in Manhattan and Brooklyn with $2.54B in signed contracts, with Compass following close behind, according to the firm's inaugural NYC quarterly report
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 28
Reese Witherspoon sells Brentwood estate for $21.5M within 1 month
The 10,000-square-foot home sitting on 3 acres and displaying views of Mandeville Canyon was originally purchased by a trust linked to Witherspoon in 2020 for $15.895M
Palm Springs 'Poolside Gossip' home sells for record $13.06M
The tranquil, modernist home that inspired the 1970s photograph by Slim Aarons has sold for a record $13.06M in Palm Springs in an off-market deal
'I'm with Anywhere': Agents await direction on where Realogy is going
Realogy rebranded as Anywhere on Thursday, surprising agents, industry leaders and branding experts, who were mostly upbeat about what the new name means for the company's trajectory
by Marian McPherson May 13
Compass expands to 30A, brings on Spears Group, more agents
With the move into 30A, the brokerage brings on 20 new agents in the region, who represented over $720M in sales volume in 2021, to better serve their clients
by Lillian Dickerson May 20
Epstein islands drop asking price by $15M; allow for separate sale
A pair of Carribean islands once owned by late financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein that initially asked $125M as a pair are now asking $55M each
by Lillian Dickerson May 27
Concierge Auctions to rebrand with Sotheby's name attached
Sotheby's Concierge Auctions said the rebrand, which will be complete in August, signifies a deeper relationship with its parent companies Sotheby's and Realogy and its commitment to continue to serve all brands
by Marian McPherson Jun 1
Christie's Rick Moeser joins Douglas Elliman, business development CEO
Moeser has 30 years of experience in the luxury residential realm and most recently served as executive director at Christie's International Real Estate for about 17 years
Surplus of Hamptons summer rentals is leading to price cuts
Americans heading abroad for the summer, former Hamptons renters becoming homeowners and a surplus of inventory have all led to the market's landlords slashing their rental prices
'It changed my attitude': Behind the $1.5M sale of the 'Conjuring' home
Agent Ben Guglielmi said that working with the sellers of the estate, Jenn and Cory Heinzen, and hearing their stories about the property was enough to shift his perspective on the supernatural 
by Ben Verde Jun 3
The photo is the future: Agents will never have to enter listing data again
New smart photo technology is poised to help reduce data entry tasks and improve accuracy for agents, all with the ease of snapping a picture
by Joe Jesuele Jun 9
A man examining a contract closely
California-based agent Mindy Ni alleges Compass failed to pay her commissions and misled her as to the terms of her independent contractor agreement in order to recruit her
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 10
Sotheby's, Ben Caballero, sweep RealTrends The Thousand rankings
Caballero completed $1.98B in sales volume in 2021, and Sotheby's International Realty boasted the most agents in the individual agent by sales volume category
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 10
Top team O'Dare Boga Group joins One Sotheby's International Realty
In 2021, the O'Dare Boga Group netted nearly $300M in sales volume. The team recently made the move from Premier Estate Properties
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 10
Sotheby's Concierge Auctions preps for global growth with 2 key hires
Sotheby's Concierge Auctions has hired two former Sotheby's International Realty executives, Zackary Wright and Charlie Smith. Both men will lead SCA's international growth
by Marian McPherson Jun 15
Millennial art buyers, 'toe dipping' and the return of staycations: 8 summer trends you need to know
The rise of the millennial art collector, testing the waters in a new locale and vacationing closer to home are all trends luxury real estate agents are seeing from their clients moving into summer
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 17
Oregon Sotheby's merger makes affiliate largest by volume in state
In 2021, The Hasson Co. brought in more than $2.8B in sales volume, and Cascade Sotheby's brought in over $3B in sales volume, according to a press release from Sotheby's
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 22
Agent arrested: allegedly kidnaps, ties leash around woman's neck
Luxury real estate agent Kerry Endsley is no longer affiliated with Compass, the brokerage said. 'Upon learning of the alleged incident we moved quickly to part ways with this individual'
by Andrea V. Brambila Jun 21