‘The burnout is real’: Team leaders share how they’re fighting back
Team leaders at Sotheby's and Keller Williams discussed steps their teams are taking to finish the summer strong at Inman Connect on Tuesday
by Daniel Houston Jul 20
A 29-year-old agent just surpassed $1B in career sales. Here's how
Jonathan Spears began his career in real estate as an assistant at a foreclosure firm and now leads one of Northwest Florida’s most successful teams
by Libertina Brandt Jun 30
Top 1,000 teams' transaction volume ballooned 49.7% in 2020
RealTrends and Tom Ferry's The Thousand and America’s Best Real Estate Professionals debuted on Friday, with the top 1,000 teams increasing their average sales volume per top team to $173 million in 2020
by Marian McPherson Jun 11
How to take advantage of the backup offer on both sides of the transaction
Agents told Inman that they typically only see a small proportion of backup offers become primary offers, but the tactic can still prove beneficial for both seller and backup buyer
Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's one-time LA home lists for $1M
Rumor has it that Cobain wrote much of Nirvana's final album, "In Utero," in this Hollywood Hills fixer upper
Compass faces fourth lawsuit since initial public offering
Former Compass agents Todd and Lisa Sheppard have filed a class-action suit against the brokerage for allegedly price-fixing and making unfair commission deductions
by Marian McPherson May 4
Realogy opens Inclusive Ownership program to 5 more brands
After a successful rollout at Coldwell Banker, Realogy is expanding the diversity initiative to all of its franchise brands starting April 27
by Marian McPherson Apr 27
Sotheby's launches new global ad campaign
The campaign is dubbed 'Nothing Compares' and will roll out in 75 countries
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 21
Compass, Sotheby's roped into latest suit alleging 'inflated' commissions
The new antitrust lawsuit, filed Friday in California, also names the National Association of Realtors, Realogy, Keller Williams, RE/MAX and several other companies as defendants
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 23
Tom Cruise lists his adventure-primed Telluride estate for $39.5M
The secluded estate sits on 320 acres of land and is surrounded by a forest of aspens
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 12
Palm Beach estate sells for $94M
The estate was previously owned by the billionaire Ziff family and took at least 2 price drops over the course of 6 years to sell. It was one of the priciest real estate listings in the US
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 10
Sotheby's secured $150B in sales volume during 2020
Sotheby's International Realty CEO Philip White said the company's growth is due to their investment in virtual reality and their in-house referral network
by Marian McPherson Feb 25
NextHome named No. 1 franchise in North America, KW nabs 2nd place
The company improved its standing from 2020 when it earned top franchise in the real estate category but just third franchise overall
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 12
Miami agent Jeff Miller shares the spark behind his 20-year career
ONE Sotheby's International Realty agent Jeff Miller shares how a summer job at 10 years old sparked a stellar real estate career
by Marian McPherson Feb 9
Lend a hand: How 7 agents keep giving back to their communities
Amid everything else they do for their own businesses and families, these agents have found ways to continually help their communities through socially distant outdoor events, food drives and more
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 25
Sandra Bullock sells Tybee Island estate below asking at $4.2M
After sitting on the market for nearly 2 years, Bullock accepted an offer for her estate that was about $2.33M below the original asking price
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 25
Boston home atop Underground Railroad hits the market for $10.7M
The 1827-built property is an impeccably preserved Federal-style home in Boston's Beacon Hill, and it contains a bunker that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 22
As DC readies for new president, agents predict a strong spring
The dawn of a new administration is already bringing hopeful energy to a city that's seen a lot of turmoil in recent months
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 19
Tommy Hilfiger sells Connecticut estate for $45M, just as ex-wife lists hers
Janet Milligan of Sotheby's International Realty in Greenwich, Connecticut, represented both Hilfigers
Beverly Hills agent Neyshia Go shares her journey to the top
Sotheby's International Realty's latest star agent shares how she climbed her way to the top of Los Angeles' luxury market and her plans for 2021.
by Marian McPherson Jan 6
Will Realogy's hot streak extend into 2021? 5 things to watch
The company rode the hot market to a record-setting quarter. Here are the challenges that stand in the way of that success continuing into the new year
by Patrick Kearns Dec 29
The good, bad and ugly of owning a historic home amid the pandemic
What homes are optimal for living and working through stay-at-home orders and social distancing? It may depend on lifestyle and what a buyer is willing to put up with
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 24
Sotheby's agents sweat it out to raise $31K for food relief fund
Sotheby's International Realty and fitness company Barry's teamed up to raise money for World Central Kitchen, a nonprofit that provides chef-cooked meals to those in need
by Marian McPherson Nov 30
Sotheby's CEO Philip White sees 'very positive' market trends
White described a robust market that has exceeded even his own expectations this year, and added that he believes homes will continue selling well in 2021
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 25
A Louis Curtiss-designed gem lists for $5.49M
The nearly 15,000-square-foot home was completed in 1913 and draws on the Prairie School architectural style
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 20
ONE Sotheby's International Realty launches ELEVATE for renovation services
South Florida luxury homesellers can use ELEVATE to plan and execute upgrades before entering the open market. The geographically limited service will compete with similar offerings from KW Offers and Compass
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 18
Realogy's franchise group names first female CEO
Susan Yannaccone was appointed president and CEO of Realogy's franchise business Tuesday, as outgoing CEO John Peyton is named chief executive of Dine Brands Global
by Patrick Kearns Nov 17
Sotheby’s International Realty debuts new marketing platform
Design Vault lets agents create marketing campaigns for print, the internet or social media platforms in minutes
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 16
Shifting needs in luxury propelled Sotheby's in Q3
Agents affiliated with the global luxury brand closed more than $90B in sales through the third quarter of 2020
by Patrick Kearns Nov 9
The state of luxury real estate around the world
Inman touched base with luxury agents in Canada, South Africa, Hong Kong and beyond to learn more about what business is like in these unusual times
Realogy posts biggest Q3 ever, as housing market roars
Transaction volume surged 28% annually at the biggest US real estate holding company
by Patrick Kearns Oct 29
Sotheby's Realty CEO Philip White talks about his bet on virtual reality
The industry veteran explains how his brokerage's investment in virtual reality paid off during the pandemic
by Marian McPherson Oct 28
Winter is coming: These are most in-demand cold weather amenities
As homebuyers and owners prepare to settle in for what may be a long COVID-19 winter, fire pits, hot tubs and heated floors have never been more desirable
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 28