Blimp drives deal communication, compensates for data: Tech review
Opinion
Imagine if Facebook compensated users for every like, image post or ad campaign they started. That's the idea behind Blimp's approach to bettering the industry
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 8
End the year strong: 5 tips for getting every team member to peak performance
How can you ensure every member of your team is performing? Here are a few simple tips to help your team end the year on solid ground
Breaking into high-end real estate? 3 tips for aspiring luxury agents
Establishing yourself as an expert, marketing yourself effectively and utilizing your network to make new connections will give you an edge over your competitors
by David Parnes AND James Harris Oct 6
Lesson Learned: Join a team that complements your skillset
Find out how Boston-area luxury real estate agent Dana Bull learned that having the right backup means everything
by Christy Murdock Oct 4
How to manage expectations and move sellers to realism
Join us for Luxury Connect, Oct. 25-26, in Las Vegas to find out secrets on how to navigate tricky conversations, price homes right, and manage client expectations with Tami Pardee and Aaron Kirman
by Inman Sep 29
Want to level up in 2022? 5 ways to approach growth
If you want to level up in 2022, first, slow down. Think carefully about the past year — what worked, what didn't, what could've used a little improvement — and then start carving your path to growth one step at a time
by Mauricio Umansky Sep 28
Lesson Learned: Don't underestimate a 'small' deal
Find out how former pilot Matt Dolan learned that when it comes to real estate, every deal has its own potential
by Christy Murdock Sep 27
6 things agents wish sellers understood about marketing
Opinion
First impressions are everything when putting a home on the market. That’s just one of several things we wish sellers understood about marketing homes to sell
by Carl Medford Sep 22
Had a dust-up? How to work your way through conflict effectively
There is no need to avoid conflict when you have confidence, communication skills and the right mindset to handle any conversation that comes your way
by Adam Hergenrother Sep 22
Compass scores high-performing Miami team from BHHS
The Nancy Batchelor Team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is one of the top-performing medium-sized teams in Florida. It includes Batchelor herself and 9 other agents
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 21
3 rules for keeping your brokerage's branding in check
Opinion
When it comes to a brokerage’s branding, the buck stops with the broker. Here's how to ensure your brokerage always puts its best foot forward
by Erica Ramus Sep 17
Clients expect a tech-savvy agent: EXp chief marketing officer
EXp Chief Marketing Officer Courtney Chakarun explains how the cloud-based brokerage navigated a visual rebrand, international expansion and more during the pandemic
by Daniel Houston Sep 16
Naming your team? Here's why it's crucial to get it right the first time
Opinion
Finding the perfect name for your real estate team or brokerage is essential to success — and it's become an especially important topic of discussion after yet another state law recently passed that impacts team names and branding
by Troy Palmquist Sep 16
How to become the team that attracts top talent
You must be able to lead yourself first before anyone else will follow you, including current team members and future agents and employees
by Adam Hergenrother Sep 16
These are the top LGBTQ real estate agents in North America
The LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance has unveiled its first-ever 'Top Producers list,' which ranks agents and teams by sides and sales volume
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 9
Bowling alleys? Glam rooms? 6 luxury amenities buyers want now
From state-of-the-art gyms to custom salons and high-end sports courts, today’s luxury buyers are seeking more than just the finest fixtures and finishes — they want a resort-style destination to escape to
by James Harris AND David Parnes Sep 9
Replacing yourself? 6 qualities to look for in a team CEO
Opinion
When finding someone to takeover as team leader, the search might take a while — the stakes are higher. Here are the traits a worthy candidate should have
Lesson Learned: Learn the universal language of R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Find out how luxury real estate specialist Neal Oates Jr. developed a cutting-edge global brand through good old-fashioned respect
by Christy Murdock Sep 6
Realogy Expansion Brands CMO: Don't fall for this marketing trap
Realogy's Jennifer Marchetti on what it's like juggling two brands, what she does as a CMO all day and how her job is similar to that of a fortuneteller
3 tech tools new agents should absolutely know about
Are you familiar with CRM software and lead generation tools? What about AI? If you aren't familiarizing yourself with the latest and greatest in tech, you're missing out on an opportunity to kick your business up a notch (or two)
by Mauricio Umansky Sep 2
Sellers putting faith in their Zestimate? 4 steps for getting real on price
Here’s the proven four-step plan Carl Medford’s team uses at listing appointments to help bring sellers back to reality and win the listing
by Carl Medford Sep 2
Can real estate teams and brokerages coexist?
Opinion
Real estate brokerages are evolving, and the brokerages that best understand the new rules of engagement will take their teams the furthest
Looking for a mentor? 5 questions to guide you
Picking a mentor to help guide you throughout your career — especially as you're starting out in real estate — can make a world of a difference. If you're looking around for the right person, here are a few things to consider
by Santiago Arana Aug 31
The biggest things we learned from Keller Williams Mega Camp
Diversity, COVID-19, the future of the market and teams were all major themes this year. Dive in as we wrap up our Deep Dive on Keller Williams
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 27
3 major challenges our team overcame (and how we did it)
Here's how James Harris and David Parnes of "Million Dollar Listing LA" fame moved across the pond to The Agency and beat all the major challenges along the way — growing a team from scratch, with no contacts and no track record
by James Harris AND David Parnes Aug 26
6 reasons teams should get into property management
Property management expands your network, your database and ultimately, your business. Teams of the future will offer more services — and you can be sure property management will be one of them
Keller Williams leans hard into training, teams with 4 new key executives
The company made four major executive appointments Wednesday designed to beef up its training programs and its new KW Expansion Network for teams
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 25
How a people-centric mindset helped 2 teams top their markets
Top teams in Florida and California got there by picking the right agents and helping them grow, their leaders said at Connect Now
by Daniel Houston Aug 24
'Profit is in the details': How to make your CRM pay off
Although CRMs are incredibly useful to productivity and profitability, few agents use these workhorse platforms to their max potential. Find out how to choose the right CRM, the features you’ll need and how to manage your workflow here
by Bernice Ross Aug 24
Inman Review: GetAccept helps agents stay in touch and convert leads
Opinion
Built outside of real estate for business-to-business sales with strong CRM roots, GetAccept is a sales support software that occupies a rare spot between CRM and transaction manager
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 20
Need buy-side help? Hire candidates with these 6 skills
Thinking about hiring a showing assistant or buyer's agent? This list of must-have skills, qualities and traits will come in handy as you vet potential team members
by Adam Hergenrother Aug 19
Ready to add a listing agent to your team? 6 traits to look for
Opinion
Find someone who's better than you and who understands how to manage clients, communicate with authority and compassion, and get deals done
by Adam Hergenrother Aug 12
LionDesk's new feature helps agents build landing pages
Landing pages are critical to the success of digital outreach for new leads because they help agents move online prospects deeper into the sales funnel by fulfilling promises made in display ads and responsive text messages
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 9
3 strategies for beating institutional investors in a bidding war
Beating out institutional investors in a bidding war is a lot like beating out other buyers, but with a bit of a twist. Agents should aim to become fluent in all the relevant tools available
Inman Review: Need more horsepower in your online presence? Try Agent Engine
Opinion
From online profiles to laser-sharp listing pages, Agent Engine is dedicated to refined visuals and empowering the digital age of real estate
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 6
Name regulations might not be so bad for multistate teams
Opinion
It's fully understandable that teams in Connecticut are frustrated at impending changes that could cost them money and branding. However, if regulation happened nationwide, some commonality from state to state could be a welcome change
by Carl Medford Aug 6
What's next? 3 ways to develop your leadership skills
After learning all the technical skills needed for the job, leadership and hard work are essential to success in this industry. These tips will help new (and seasoned) agents become natural leaders
by Mauricio Umansky Aug 5
Why you should consider going beyond typical team offerings
Opinion
A real estate platform as a service creates a robust consumer-facing business that also offers a streamlined experience for agents and their clients, no matter where they are
3 reasons choosing a niche is the best thing I did for my career
Opinion
When you try to be 'everything,' you make it almost impossible for prospective clients to see your value. And if they don't see your value, they will seek out an agent who can present clear value
by Nicole Espinosa Aug 5
Looking back: A brief history of real estate team crackdowns
A new Connecticut law that limits team names is just the latest in a list of regulations impacting teams and their branding
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 4
How to ensure your listing finds love online
Opinion
Here’s how to maximize your listing’s potential and capture more online views
by Carl Medford Aug 3
New law will limit what teams can call themselves
Dozens of teams will likely have to rebrand thanks to a state law that prohibits the use of terms such as 'group' and 'LLC'
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 2
Lesson Learned: Always be open to your clients' suggestions
Find out how this Miami luxury team keeps learning through active listening
by Christy Murdock Aug 2
Start here: 9 skills agents need to nail from the start
Opinion
Connect with people you care about, and give them such excellent service that they will happily refer you to their friends and acquaintances
by Bernice Ross Jul 29
Meet the 2 agents on California's gubernatorial recall election ballot
Agents David Bramante (R) and Kevin Paffrath (D) both made the ballot, and they are hoping for the chance to make their mark on California politics
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 22
How to update your office to meet agent needs post-pandemic
As brokerages begin to transition to an in-office working environment, it’s important to create a holistic space that supports agents and helps them thrive. Here are four ways to do just that
by Rainy Hake Austin Jul 22
Forget ‘fake it till you make it’: How to truly build confidence
Opinion
Genuine confidence comes from getting uncomfortable, trying new things, and learning from your success and failures
by Adam Hergenrother Jul 21
The 9 reasons most new real estate agents don't succeed
Richard Lombari, a broker with over 30 years of experience, reveals the list he uses when interviewing new agents to see if they are up for the challenge
by Libertina Brandt Jul 20
Keller Williams eying big change for growing teams
The brokerage’s new ‘Expansion Network’ is meant to make the process of expanding a team into a new city more streamlined and efficient. It should also turn those teams into an asset for the existing Keller Williams personnel in the new city
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 20
The market is slowing: doldrums or shift?
Opinion
There is no doubt that the market is slowing. The big question is, 'Are we seeing the normal summer slowdown, or is this the long-anticipated shift?'
by Carl Medford Jul 20
Pick up the phone! Top team leaders on making it in a hot market today
Renee Funk, Lance Lokan and Kris Lindahl said during Connect Now that teams should build themselves from within and keep in touch with their communities to stay afloat
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 20
‘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
Los Angeles team jumps from Compass to rival The Agency
Adam Rosenfeld and his team of 8 agents will join forces with Jon Grauman, who was already at The Agency, to form a new team
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 19
Inman Review: Produce local videos with Explore My Town
Opinion
Opening an account with Explore My Town means gaining access to a wide array of tools and resources, from a very sleek, simple script-creation tool and shot list to high-end editing and marketing services
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 16
Find the right broker: 4 essential traits to look for
Choosing a brokerage is about so much more than money or splits. Having a broker who embodies these crucial traits could make the difference between your success or failure
by Erica Ramus Jul 12
Lesson Learned: Always be open to learning something new
Find out how award-winning Queens NY agent Bianca Colasuonno takes a scholarly approach to the practice of real estate
by Christy Murdock Jul 12
How to select the right partners for franchising
Expanding into new markets through franchise partners is an exciting opportunity for any business — but it also takes a lot of planning. Here are a few things to consider
by Mauricio Umansky Jul 8
Freshly licensed? 10 tips for getting the most out of your career
Money, satisfaction, enjoyment — here’s how to have a more gratifying career
by Christy Murdock Jul 7
How to lead meetings that aren't a waste of time
Effective meeting leadership means having a purpose, sticking to your agenda, being courteous of everyone’s time and assigning clear accountability for action items
by Chris Pollinger Jul 1
How this multifamily investor keeps his team on the same page
There are two keys to effective decision-making — assembling the right team and establishing a vision for that team. Here's how one investment firm works aligns everyone with company goals
by Michael Zaransky Jul 1
5 hard truths about starting a real estate team
When you embrace the struggle and find joy in the hard stuff, not only will you outlast your competition, you will achieve the fulfillment you're after. If you're building a team, here are a few tough realities you need to face
Shaker updates with MLS connectivity and text automation
The software can be scaled from individual agents to brokerages, and centers heavily on collaboration between colleagues, agents and leads as the basis of relationships
by Craig C. Rowe Jun 29
'Teams are the exciting future of real estate': Vija Williams
Williams believes teams have a leg up on traditional brokerages, but they can better position themselves to be the changing face of real estate
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 28
Kris Lindahl on extending his branding savvy into new business
Find out how this team leader and branding and marketing expert created a new service that feeds into his brand while boosting business amid a crazy, pandemic-driven market
by Christy Murdock Jun 28
Inman Review: Birdeye is a smart take on experience marketing for agents
Opinion
The relatively new concept uses testimonials, reviews and all the online profiles of your company as an evergreen form of brand awareness and lead capture
by Craig C. Rowe Jun 25
'Grit, tenacity and desire': 5 mega team leaders on scaling for success
Inman recently spoke with some of the country's top mega team leaders to learn more about the secret sauce behind how their teams continue to grow. Here's how they do it
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 24
What brokerage teams need in a post-pandemic world
From investing in creative marketing tools and aligning with a brokerage with serious brand power to tapping into a global network of pros, these strategies will help teams grow their business right now
by Rainy Hake Austin Jun 24
How to coach clients through an inventory-depleted market
It's not easy navigating a market with anemic inventory levels, which is why real estate pros should do what they can to help clients throughout the process. Here are a few key things agents need to do
by Mauricio Umansky Jun 24
The foundation of a resilient company is built on these 3 things
To be successful for the long haul, you need to build systems and habits that strengthen and sustain your team
by Marion Weiler Jun 24
Give them leverage! 6 ways to help agents do more
Opinion
It’s a win-win when agents are able to have the freedom to be more focused, more fulfilled and more successful in the long term
by Adam Hergenrother Jun 24
Pulse: What's the biggest rookie mistake you've seen?
To err is human — learning from those mistakes is what matters. So, what are some major ways rookie agents drop the ball during their first year or so on the job?
by Inman Jun 23
Pulse: Readers share the MVPs on their teams
Who are the key players who help run your business like a well-oiled machine? This week, our readers weigh in
by Inman Jun 22
Returns, resignations, recruiting: Emerging issues teams face
Opinion
As the pandemic ends, teams are dealing with a shifting landscape that has a few surprises up its sleeve. Here are the top emerging challenges for teams
by Carl Medford Jun 22
'Fire yourself': KW expansion team leader on personal growth
Find out why Adam Hergenrother, a Keller Williams expansion team leader with 35 teams in 22 states, thinks getting out of your own way is the key to growth
by Christy Murdock Jun 21
Inman Handbook on team structures today
Learn about a variety of team models, and find out which one — or which combination — might be right for you
by Christy Murdock Jun 21
Compensation errors, wrong hires and other costly mistakes team leaders make
Having the right team can be a major boon to your business — provided you take steps to avoid these 10 mistakes that can undermine the success of your team
by Bernice Ross Jun 18
7 must-have skills all great team leaders put above everything else
By prioritizing these critical skills, traits and principles, team leaders can handle whatever comes their way with grace, poise and enough energy left over to enjoy life
by Chris Pollinger Jun 17
10 pandemic-forced changes that made our team nimble
From live tours to videoconferencing, building on the changes that emerged during the pandemic will ensure comfort, safety and convenience in this new normal. Here's one team's experience
by James Harris AND David Parnes Jun 17
Kris Lindahl and Terrence Murphy Sr. on scaling expansion teams
At Inman Connect, Lindahl and Murphy noted that team leaders need to know who they are, and stick to their team's roadmap in order to find success in scaling
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 16
Pulse: Who are the MVPs on your team?
This week, we're asking our readers to share who the most invaluable players on their teams are. Whether you're a full-fledged real estate team, a brokerage, or an agent with an assistant: Who's essential to keeping things on track and running smoothly — and why?
by Inman Jun 16
Why teams should focus on the customer experience over growth
Teams of agents play a crucial role in real estate, but some are focusing on the wrong metrics, experts said at Inman Connect
by Daniel Houston Jun 15
Chris Stuart shares the key to sustainable real estate teams
Industry veteran and newly minted Place, Inc. President Chris Stuart shares his thoughts on real estate teams, simplifying the consumer experience and creating a winning business strategy
by Marian McPherson Jun 14
Lesson Learned: Giving 100% every time pays off
Find out how Florida agent Dennis Bowers learned that every client is a potential game-changer with $70M in referrals (from one client) to back it up
by Christy Murdock Jun 14
7 marketing tools that'll help you strategize business growth with ease
Opinion
Quality marketing drives business growth, but creating it can be overwhelming for busy real estate agents, especially amid a summer selling season that never ended. Here are a few tools to help
by Jimmy Burgess Jun 13
Tackling agent retention? 4 strategies for a stronger firm
You can’t predict when your agents will decide their time with your brokerage is done, but while they’re with you, you can work to support them. Here are a few effective ways to prioritize retention
by Larry Alton Jun 10
Why are $100M real estate teams merging with expansion teams?
Recently, we have seen more and more teams (large, successful and profitable teams) join forces, specifically with real estate businesses that offer a platform of services. Here's why
by Adam Hergenrother Jun 10
Connecting with Veronica Figueroa: Our new normal demands world-class service
Ahead of Inman Connect, the eXp Realty team leader says agents have the chance to offer service that keeps clients coming back
Pulse: What are your top 3 tech tools?
This week, we want to know about the tech tools that are indispensable to you in this new normal. What are you still using and will continue to use in the foreseeable future?
by Inman Jun 9
4 steps to building an effective agent recognition program
Great work can easily fly under the radar, especially in the hustle and bustle of real estate. Now more than ever, it’s crucial for brokerages to implement programs that help give credit where it’s due. Here's how
by Katy Robinson Jun 8
10 ways being on a team will boost your career and improve your life
Opinion
From more leads and in-house training to a robust support system, there are many reasons why being on a team can lead to a more successful career and improved quality of life. Here are the top 10
by Carl Medford Jun 8
Pulse: The challenges teams face in the new normal
Readers share where they are seeing the biggest struggles as we forge our way into a post-pandemic world
by Inman Jun 8
4 leadership traits you need to build a thriving real estate team
You can have the best systems in the world, but if you’re not a good leader, no one will be motivated to do their best for you or your clients
Keller Williams expansion team grows to more than 400 team members
After merging with the Edie Waters Network, Lucido Global now covers more than 42 markets
How to help new team members close the deal in a hot market
Utilizing these tactics will ensure a seamless experience for both the agent and the clients
by David Parnes AND James Harris Jun 3
Why are so many teams suddenly joining eXp Realty?
Recent months have seen team after team decamping for eXp. The leaders of those teams say they were persuaded by lucrative revenue sharing options and by watching fellow agents switch first
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 3
Pulse: What challenges do teams face in the new normal?
The team model has been experiencing growth in recent years, but what are team members struggling to overcome in a post-pandemic 'new normal'? What challenges do teams face now?
by Inman Jun 2
Want the ultimate client experience? Set up these 5 team systems
Opinion
A real estate team can be the ultimate solution to providing consistent 5-star client experiences — if they're run effectively
by Carl Medford Jun 2
No. 1 Keller Williams team in Ohio Valley joins Hergenrother Realty
With the addition of The Forney Group, 8 agents will be added to HergGroup Indianapolis's ranks and roughly $70M in sales volume
Inman Handbook on building teams in a new world
Teams have exploded in popularity. Now, as the industry crawls out of the pandemic and wrestles with an inventory shortage, they're more important than ever before
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 1
The New Normal: What if meetings of the future actually saved time?
Opinion
Pandemic-driven tech facilitated a work-from-home lifestyle and made some aspects of real estate more efficient. Here's what realistic post-COVID meetings could be
by Jeff Lichtenstein May 28
Inman Review: Can Shaker rattle the transaction management space for teams?
Opinion
This team-focused transaction management solution eschews the weighed-down aesthetic of industry competitors to streamline deals and empower communications
by Craig C. Rowe May 28
Rethinking your life? 5 questions to ask before switching brokerages
It seems like every day a top team or agent is making headlines by jumping to a new brokerage. But before uprooting your business, it's important to thoroughly explore what you're looking for
by Jay Thompson May 27
Inman Review: Will AgentFire light up your web presence?
Opinion
Using an a-la-carte system of value-add marketing features and modern mobile designs, AgentFire is an ideal for growing teams and agents evolving through the industry
by Craig C. Rowe May 20
3 ways agents can add leverage in their lives and business
Leverage allows for higher quality work and more time for new projects, which in turn helps you build a better client experience, get more referrals and have a life outside of your business. Here's how you can use it
by Kathleen Black May 20
6 resources every real estate agent should have on hand right now
Staying up-to-date with the latest resources, tips and tricks will help grow your brand, business — and bottom line
by Rainy Hake Austin May 20
Buying leads? Your business will be kaput in 2 years
Opinion
If the majority of your transactions aren’t generated from a platform that you own, then you won’t be around in two years
by Kris Lindahl May 19
How to generate listings by using buyers as a lead magnet
Jimmy Burgess, Kaciana Champlin and Katie Day tackle how agents can use old-school tactics in new-school ways at Inman Connect Now
by Andrea V. Brambila May 19
5 assumptions that can harm your clients and hurt your commission
Opinion
Our advice: Never assume anything, and always practice due diligence
by Carl Medford May 18
KvCORE's spring 2021 release is faster, smarter and connected
Updates to the user experience and some sharply engineered new functionality demonstrate why Inside Real Estate's flagship software remains an industry favorite
by Craig C. Rowe May 17
Spread too thin? 3 ways team leaders can balance their workload
Although there are times when leaders have to double down and work long hours, that doesn't have to be the norm. Here are a few things you can do to make sure you are not spreading yourself too thin as a leader
by Adam Hergenrother May 13
Make extra cash last year? 5 ways to wisely invest it
Opinion
Whether it’s employee training, branding, refreshing your website or focusing on a good cause, pouring extra funds into your business or team is one of the most beneficial ways to grow
by James Harris AND David Parnes May 6
8 essential financial tips for team leaders
Here is what you can do to avoid the many financial mistakes team leaders make and create a solid financial foundation for yourself and your company
Refreshed and nurture-savvy, Market Leader's CRM deserves your attention
Opinion
After bouncing around Trulia and then Zillow, Market Leader — a CRM and marketing software — has been reborn under Constellation Real Estate Group, and we're better for it
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 30
A top ERA broker shares his basics for recruiting and training
ERA Sunrise Realty broker David Moody shares why grit, perseverance and committing to 'doing things the right way' are the keys to creating a solid agent lineup
by Marian McPherson Apr 29
EXp scoops up yet another high-powered team
The Adam Olsen team is based in Houston, Texas, and is at least the fourth big get for eXp in April alone
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 29
Who's on your team? 13 key players you need by your side
There are so many options to consider when you're thinking about who is on your team in the larger sense. Who you partner with matters. Here are some important relationships you need to cultivate
by Adam Hergenrother Apr 29
Beyond design: 3 ways to fully leverage your brokerage brand 
Think branding is just logos and pretty pictures? It goes deeper than that — and if it doesn’t, it should. Focus on these areas to ensure your brand is a true reflection of your real estate business
4 key steps to building a thriving real estate team
Opinion
Every leader has a different approach to hiring, but one thing is certain: It's crucial to hire the right people if you want your team to be successful. One agent shares her tried-and-true method for building a team from the ground up
by Blakely Hull Apr 29
How can brokerages better support teams?
Happy teams are less likely to leave your brokerage — that's why it's important to make sure they have the right tools, resources and training needed to succeed
by Kathleen Black Apr 29
21 questions agents should expect during a brokerage interview
Switching brokerages? Asking the right questions to make sure the company is a good fit is a no-brainer, and a good brokerage will likely do the same. Here are some topics you should be ready to address when being interviewed by a new brokerage
by Rainy Hake Austin Apr 28
Find the right fit! How to strategically hire brokerage staff
An effective team is comprised of talented individuals who complement each other’s strengths, visions and work ethic. Here are a few strategies for hiring brokerage staff across various departments — plus some positive qualities to look for
by Rainy Hake Austin Apr 22
3 situations where agents let their egos get in the way
Achieving a certain level of success sometimes leads to an overinflated ego. However, more often than not, that sense of self-importance can get in the way of an agent's performance. Here are a few reasons and situations where ego hinders success
by Kathleen Black Apr 22
5 tips for helping homebuyers navigate a new construction purchase
It's your responsibility to ensure that your client is well-represented by having excellent knowledge of the process, great relationships with builders, creating clear communication channels and providing the best experience possible for your clients
by Adam Hergenrother Apr 22
Build lifelong relationships! How to cultivate client loyalty
Providing clients with incredible customer service, hearing their feedback and having their best interest at heart will ensure an enduring relationship that can turn into new business should they choose to refer you to friends and family
by James Harris AND David Parnes Apr 22
How to nurture clients who can’t afford to buy right now
How do you help even when there is no immediate sale? Here are a few tips for helping clients overcome the laws of expansion. You’ll be their agent for life
by Carl Medford Apr 20
4 client questions every team member should be prepared to answer
How you respond to clients matters. When you can answer their questions with confidence and clarity, they will put their trust in you and your team to do the best job possible. Here are a few common questions clients will — at one point or another — ask you
by Kathleen Black Apr 15
Know your numbers! How to be more accountable for your team's financials
Opinion
The more you can step back and let go of any emotions or attachment to the numbers and look at them as pure information, the faster you'll be able to make a sound strategic decision for your organization
by Adam Hergenrother Apr 15
How authentic leadership fosters an attractive culture
The strongest influence on an organization’s culture will unquestionably be the leader’s motives, intent, character, style, personality and passion. Here's why it's important to foster a first-rate business culture — and how to do it
by Brian Walker Apr 15
Put branding first! How to build a business that attracts growth
Invest in building a brand that people recognize, see as innovative and want to work for and with
by Kris Lindahl Apr 15
4 reasons agents on teams fail
Opinion
Here’s how to recognize why some teammates burn out and address those issues head-on
by Chris Pollinger Apr 8
3 signs it's time for your team to move on to another brokerage
Is your brokerage there to support your goals, growth and success in real estate? If not, then perhaps it's time to move on and look for a different place to house your team. Here are a few signs to look for when making that decision
by Kathleen Black Apr 8
Having a tough time? 5 tips for conditioning yourself to push through
Opinion
Build a foundation now for daily strength and continued growth, and when the tough times hit, you'll be ready
Believe in yourself! 7 practical ways agents can build confidence
Confidence is an important aspect of becoming a successful real estate agent. Luckily, it's a skill that can be learned and sharpened. Here are a few powerful (and effective) ways agents can boost their self-confidence
by David Parnes AND James Harris Apr 7
Dive into every Back to Basics story from this month
This month, we’re focused on making you more money. Here are the top stories from our Back to Basics series published thus far. We'll keep this list updated all month long.
by Inman Apr 7
How to deal with unlawful occupants in listings
Rising levels of homelessness have increased the incidents of unlawful access to homes on the market. Here are a few key steps to respond to unauthorized entry and preventative measures to ensure it does not happen in the first place
by Carl Medford Apr 5
Major Keller Williams team in Utah jumps to eXp Realty
The Salt Lake City-based Perry Group has more than 50 agents. The team was drawn to eXp thanks to the brokerage's focus on technology
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 2
Are you prepared for a future crisis? 4 ways to protect yourself
When the economy is strong and confidence is high, people become idle and get too comfortable. When a crisis hits, they leap into panic mode. That's why, to prepare for any future uncertainty, team leaders have to take these important steps now
by Kathleen Black Apr 1
10 team-building basics every team leader should know
Opinion
No one said building a business was easy. But if you tap into these 10 team-building basics, you'll be on your way toward sustainable and scalable growth in no time
Make more money! Go 'Back to Basics' with Inman this April
For the entire month, we'll be laser-focused on what's working in the industry and how to set your business up for more profit
by Inman Apr 1
'She-cession' takes on new meaning for moms in the real estate industry
Time. Sleep. Relationships. These are just a few of the things that real estate professionals who are also mothers have had to sacrifice over the past year in order to hold it all together
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 26
The 4 most common communication errors team leaders make
As a team leader, you're expected to be a great communicator — but of course, that's easier said than done. Here are the top communication errors you might be guilty of without even knowing it (and how to fix those problems)
by Kathleen Black Mar 25
Not enough of you to go around? 6 time management tips for busy agents
Opinion
Imagine cutting your to-do list in half and being 2X-5X more effective? It's possible when approached with intention and clarity
by Adam Hergenrother Mar 25
WATCH: Debating the future of teams at Connect Now
If you missed last week's Connect Now, you missed an intense, informative debate about how real estate teams drive growth. Watch it now
by Inman Mar 24
How to support your agents in this ultra-competitive seller's market
Opinion
It's been tough out there, but there is light at the end of the tunnel, and it's our job as leaders to inform our agents of these conditions and give them hope
by Ryan Rodenbeck Mar 24
WATCH: Century 21 CEO Mike Miedler speaks at Connect Now
If you missed last week's Connect Now, you missed Century 21 CEO Mike Miedler in a revealing conversation with Inman's Clelia Peters. Watch it now
by Inman Mar 23
Lesson Learned: It ain’t over ‘til it’s over
Find out how South Florida’s Chad Carroll has grown his brand through patience and perseverance
by Christy Murdock Mar 22
5 questions team leaders must ask their agents (and staff) every day
Add these into your cadence of accountability with your team, and watch your relationships grow and your team members flourish
by Adam Hergenrother Mar 18
How to know when a team member is about to split (and what to do about it)
Like it or not, at one point or another, one of your team members is going to think about leaving. So, it's never a bad idea to be prepared, to know what an antsy agent acts like and how to have an exit strategy. Here are a few tips
by Kathleen Black Mar 17
10 questions to answer before you build a team
Panelists at Inman Connect Now discuss how to tell if you're ready and how to make sure your team doesn't fail
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 16
Teams help agents hone specialties, fast track growth
A group of panelists argued at Connect Now on Tuesday that real estate teams have an array of benefits for agents, and that teams will only become more popular
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 16
Teams likely to 'increase in market share' as brokerage margins sputter
Panelists at Inman Connect Now argued that teams are nimble, and can provide significant value to both consumers and real estate professionals
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 16
Agent/broker perspective: Should brokerages police industry violations?
Opinion
It's up to us as a profession to uphold high standards and accept nothing less than the behavior reflected in the NAR's Code of Ethics
by Anthony Askowitz Mar 16
Scared of losing talent? 3 tips for better retention
Instead of focusing on external factors and symptoms of greater problems, leaders should turn their attention to the things within their control. Here's how
by Marion Weiler Mar 15
Tomorrow at Connect Now: 3 must-attend virtual masterminds
Be sure to make time for these can’t-miss sessions at tomorrow's Connect Now
by Laura Monroe Mar 12
14 tips for cultivating strong leaders within your brokerage
The president of The Agency shares her tried-and-true practices for building an effective and successful leadership team. Some of your greatest leaders may come from the most unlikely sources
by Rainy Hake Austin Mar 11
5 key motivational styles team leaders should know
Is your team feeling a little burned out? By discovering what motivates your agents, you will be able to create personalized systems and processes that increase their success — and happiness
by Kathleen Black Mar 11
Why new agents should consider joining a team
Opinion
When new agents join a team, they can fast-track their success through models, systems, coaching, training, leads, culture and the opportunity for growth
by Adam Hergenrother Mar 11
10 credit mistakes that could cost buyers their dream home
Here's how you can help keep your clients on track to prevent them from blowing up their chances of owning a home
by Carl Medford Mar 8
How to scoop up more market share in feeder markets
Now that you've solidified your position as a go-to local agent, what's next? A natural career progression might include expanding into neighboring areas and feeder markets. Here's how to do it successfully
by Mauricio Umansky Mar 4
7 secrets to growing a high-performing, loyal, lasting team
Opinion
High-performing teams are developed, grown and cultivated with purpose — from the inside out. Here are the common themes I see among solid teams
by Chris Pollinger Mar 4
Two high-powered teams join major NorCal indie Sereno
The Bay Area-based Watson-Marshall Group is jumping ship from Compass, while the Margaretich Team on the California-Nevada border is leaving RE/MAX
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 3
How to combat 5 common lies listing agents tell — and win the listing
Opinion
Be sure to always ask if the other agent has promised anything that you haven’t. That will be your opportunity to counter any lies with truth
by Carl Medford Mar 2
Create a magnetic company culture by taking these 4 steps
Follow these proven practices to create a team culture that attracts — and retains — successful agents and employees
10 agent questions every team leader should prepare for
From how to get better leads to what books to read, here are some of the most common queries team leaders hear — and how to answer them
by Adam Hergenrother Feb 25
4 tips to help you win new construction listings
New construction listings are a specialized area of the industry that can take an agent’s career to the next level. Here are a few tried-and-true practices to help you tap into this market
by James Harris AND David Parnes Feb 25
Lesson Learned: Be relentless in the follow-up
For Douglas Elliman NYC agent Jared Halpern, patience and persistence pay dividends
by Christy Murdock Feb 22
What makes for a solid team? The right people and a strong culture
Finding the right people and building a culture based on shared values can help a team thrive, speakers at Connect Now said on Thursday
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 18
10 ways to turn old leads into new business
Panelists at Inman Connect Now talk about creating 'wow moments' for clients, from sending warm fresh-baked cookies to doggie poop bags
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 18
Choose your struggle: What are you willing to endure to reach your goals?
Opinion
Growth requires a bit of suffering — and that's OK. The next time you are about to embark on a new challenge, ask yourself: What you are willing to do to accomplish your goals?
by Adam Hergenrother Feb 18
Build a company culture that leads to retention and growth
The first step toward creating a company culture that drives the success of your brand is to determine your founding principles
by Mauricio Umansky Feb 18
Why teams should strive for an end-to-end experience
COVID-19 magnified the power of client processes. You will find yourself and your business running more smoothly when you implement this end-to-end process to benefit your clients and your team
by Kathleen Black Feb 18
Agent/broker perspective: How to create safe spaces in a polarized office
Opinion
To work in harmony, the broker can also encourage a safe space culture where differing points of view are respected
by Anthony Askowitz Feb 16
A bad buying experience launched this RE/MAX agent's career
Not having the best agent experience when he bought his first home 'lit the fire underneath' Jared Housier and inspired him to make the process better for other buyers
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 15
Lesson Learned: Take care of clients (and each other)
For mother-daughter duo Ida and Minette Schwartz, a focus on relationships informs every aspect of the real estate business
by Christy Murdock Feb 15
Don’t fumble your transaction! 5 rules for a strong finish
Opinion
Do what it takes to ensure that the last few moments of a transaction end in a completion that will ensure a win, leave your clients cheering and set you up with clients for life
by Carl Medford Feb 15
Want a more productive team? Here's the secret
When done right, this secret technique can help team members keep distractions at bay and focus on the task at hand. As a leader, here's what you need to know to keep their schedules in tip-top shape
by Kathleen Black Feb 11
Faster, easier, more personal: How tech is shaping luxury real estate
Opinion
These three tech trends allow luxury agents to give their clients a better experience, which is why they will change the face of real estate in 2021 and beyond
by Mauricio Umansky Feb 11
Get your priorities straight! 10 questions assistants should ask
Assistants can dig into their leader’s thinking and leadership style even more to help shape the decision-making process by asking these questions
by Adam Hergenrother Feb 11
5 secrets to building a team brand your clients will trust
Building a well-established brand is what keeps leads flowing and customer retention high. Here are the five people-focused factors to work on so you can build trust and loyalty
by Kathleen Black Feb 4
How to cut through the noise in real estate right now
Real estate professions take in a deluge of information every day, and it can be a lot to contend with when you're just trying to build your business and serve your clients. Here's how to focus on what's important
Put 'thank you' in action! 4 ways to show agents your gratitude
Try adjusting it to show appreciation more often, and see what a difference it makes in your office and your agents' happiness
by Erica Ramus Feb 4
5 telltale signs it's time to find a better brokerage for your team
Opinion
Moving your team is a much bigger deal than most realize. Planning is essential to keep your team's growth momentum during the transition
by Chris Pollinger Feb 4
How this agent increased sales volume (by millions) without leaving the house
John McCarthy increased his production by millions without leaving the house to meet clients. Here’s how he leveraged resources to get deals done
by Ryan Rodenbeck Feb 2
Streamline your workflow! 5 steps to improve customer experience
If you want your work to be more predictable and manageable, embrace processes within your business. Efficiency and a consistent, exceptional client experience will reward you. Here’s how to get started
by Lindsey Hood Jan 30
Numa helps you respond to every lead, every time
Opinion
Using automated text responses for leads and clients, Numa is targeting real estate after success in helping small retail businesses never miss a call for new business
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 29
5 qualities of standout high-performance team leaders
For performance-based teams, growth, efficiency and profitability are not just goals — they're absolute necessities. Wondering what it takes to lead a team like that? Here are a few must-have qualities
by Chris Pollinger Jan 28
ISA or agent: Which is the best fit for your growing team?
Opinion
When weighing the pros and cons of adding an ISA as your team grows, think about what type of business and culture you’re building
by Adam Hergenrother Jan 28
Show your agents love! 12 simple ideas for 2021
Reach out to your agents on a regular basis to keep them motivated and inspired
by Troy Palmquist Jan 21
Thinking of moving your team? 5 critical points to consider first
If you're considering making a move to a new brokerage, here are a handful of questions that'll help you determine if your team is ready to pack up
by Chris Pollinger Jan 21
4 ways to create a sense of belonging on your team
If you want to create an inclusive work environment, you have to work to build a culture that allows all team members to feel valued and understood. Here's how
by Kathleen Black Jan 21
7 must-read real estate and sales books from 2020
Opinion
Every year, Inman contributor Brandon Doyle delves through newly published real estate and sales books so that you don’t have to. Here are his top finds
by Brandon Doyle Jan 16
How to grow agent leaders within your team or brokerage
Talented real estate agents want to grow and see their path forward. Here’s how I suss out leaders and nurture their leadership growth
by Adam Hergenrother Jan 14
Are you a leader? Here's how to bring out the best in your people
By fostering an environment that allows everyone to be their best selves — staffers who genuinely want to do meaningful work, combined with happy agents who have what they need to succeed — you’ll create a win-win situation. Here's why
by Marion Weiler Jan 14
4 positive changes 2020 brought to teams
Despite the uncertainty, seek out ways to cultivate daily gratitude for those things that are going right in your life — both big and small. As a team, here are all the good things we can be thankful for
by Kathleen Black Jan 14
Will these pandemic trends continue into 2021?
Opinion
2020 took some existing residential real estate trends and threw gasoline on them. This year, will we go back to the status quo or enter a new normal? Take a look at these trends, and decide
by Kris Lindahl Jan 12
Take control of your market! 3 strategies for generating more listings in 2021
As you gear up for a successful 2021, consider rallying your team around listings to take control of your market this year
Top-ranked BHHS Fox and Roach team moves to Keller Williams
Keller Williams announced the move of Erica Deuschle and her 10-person team on Tuesday
The biggest leadership lesson I learned in 2020: Let go
It has been a year of the unexpected, and the best way one leader has learned to deal with it all? By letting go
3 ways team leaders can help agents stay connected this winter
Work from home is here to say for the foreseeable future, and as a team leader, it’s up to you to remove any communication barriers and encourage your team to find the momentum to move forward. Here are a few tips
by Mauricio Umansky Jan 4
Lesson Learned: 15 pros share their top 2020 insights
Take a look back at all of the agents and brokers we featured this year, and revisit their best advice as you look ahead to 2021
by Christy Murdock Jan 2
Broker-built Stacks announces 2021 updates
Stacks app will go live with a number of new features and updates, including a significant price reduction and white labeling opportunities targeted at brokerages, teams, and coaching organizations
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 31
4 sales scripts every agent needs in 2021
As a team leader, introducing a handful of invaluable scripts to your agents goes a long way in helping them ramp up business in the new year. Here are a few worth knowing and practicing
by Kathleen Black Dec 30
9 new real estate technology products that lit up 2020
Opinion
A number of new real estate software products emerged in 2020 — some from new companies and others from established players. Here are nine of them that stood out
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 28
How to decide if you’re ready to open your own brokerage
The brokerage business is very different from operating a team. At the end of the day, it takes more than just a license to start and run a successful brokerage. Before you jump in, here’s what you need to prepare for
3 simple ways to show gratitude this year 
Appreciation for a job well done goes a long way in cultivating a positive culture and organization
by Mauricio Umansky Dec 24
A simple way to recharge your team in 2021
To up your agents’ productivity, you have to give them the tools they need to achieve their goals — and that starts by understanding what those goals actually are. Here’s how you can gain valuable insight into their objectives and help them succeed
by Ryan Rodenbeck Dec 23
Top 15 things real estate agents really want this Christmas
Opinion
Consideration, honesty and a dose of reality all made it into this year’s top agent wants
by Carl Medford Dec 21
2 innovative team leaders share their secrets to success
Leaders Jonathan Spears and George Laughton shared the systems and tools that fuel their über-successful real estate teams during an Inman Connect workshop on Thursday
by Marian McPherson Dec 18
How to network as a new agent during a pandemic 
After-work drinks and coffee dates with colleagues may not be an option during COVID, but here are 3 creative ways to network in our socially distant world
by David Parnes AND James Harris Dec 17
Looking forward to 2021? 3 opportunities teams have
Though no one knows what 2021 will bring, it's important to create something to look forward to. By aligning your team with opportunities and visualizing where you're going in the future, you'll be able to move forward with confidence
by Kathleen Black Dec 17
The biggest challenges teams face in 2021
Opinion
Find out how challenges will show up, what unique problems 2021 might bring and how to navigate through it all with your team
by Adam Hergenrother Dec 17
Former MLB pitcher steps up to the plate at Engel & Völkers
Jim Bruske, a former New York Yankees pitcher and 1998 World Series champion, will bring 19 years of real estate experience to Engel & Völkers Gestalt Group in Arizona
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 14
The Inman Handbook on digital advertising with Adwerx
Is 2021 the year you make digital advertising a part of your success? Here's everything and more you need to know about Adwerx, one of the industry's longest-standing platforms for web and streaming media display advertising
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 14
Crye-Leike Cloud to help train, power 3,200+ agents
Crye-Leike will now offer its 130 offices a range of marketing tools and training programs to navigate through in-house and external resources
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 14
Defend your commission! 3 steps for showing sellers you’re worth it
Opinion
Here's how to differentiate and showcase your value from the get-go at the listing appointment
by Carl Medford Dec 14
Streamline new agent engagement with Guru Solutions
Opinion
The butts-in-seat model of building a brokerage may make a lot of money, but it rarely makes top producers. Doing better by your new recruits starts with better onboarding.
by Craig C. Rowe Dec 11
Be present! 3 tips for building trust through empathy
Opinion
One of the greatest gifts you can give another human is your time and attention
by Adam Hergenrother Dec 10
Having trouble business planning for 2021? Here's how to get started
If you aren't thinking about your 2021 goals and plans yet, now's the time to get started. When crafting the new year's business plan, start with what you know, and tackle these important sections
by Kathleen Black Dec 10
Looking for marketing help? 3 questions to ask before you make a hire
Opinion
Your marketing is the storefront for your entire brand, so don’t cut corners, and don’t expect to go on autopilot
by Rachael Hite Dec 8
5 things to factor into your team's 2021 business plan
Now that we're nearing the end of the year, it's time to tweak, edit and rewrite your business plan to ensure your team hits the ground running in 2021. Here are a few things to think about
by Kathleen Black Dec 3
3 tips for wrapping up 2020 on a positive note with your team
As we enter into a new year, it's important to review your team's strengths and weaknesses, and adapt accordingly. Here's how to prepare your agents to close out 2020 with energy and positivity
by James Harris AND David Parnes Dec 3
4 essential management responsibilities team leaders must nail
Opinion
Leadership is nothing if it doesn't provide a managerial framework, and management has little help without the vision of leadership. Here are a handful of management responsibilities team leaders need to own as we head into a new year
by Chris Pollinger Dec 3
Expanding your leadership team? 3 tips for finding the right person
Before hiring talent, consider a few things. Defining the process, evaluating a candidate thoroughly and making the best chemistry match will ensure a perfect fit and elevate your brokerage's performance
by Kevin Woody Dec 2
What we know about the luxe agent on HBO’s Christmas reality dating show
Douglas Elliman's Garrett Marcantel stars in HBO Max's '12 Dates Of Christmas'
How to make staging possible — regardless of budget
Although most agree that staging works, hiring a professional stager is not always an option. Here are 6 levels of staging that'll make it possible in every level of home
by Carl Medford Dec 1
6 ways to add a personal touch to daily client communications
We're all doing business from behind our screens this year, but that doesn't mean we should give up the relationship element of a real estate transaction. Here's how to add a human touch to your communication
by Angelica Olmsted Nov 30
There’s no 'I' in team — and that’s the problem! Here's a better way to get business
Opinion
Here's an alternative system for an individual real estate agent to practice multilevel partnering, a win-win for both agents
by Faisal Susiwala Nov 25
When is the right time to graduate from team to solo agent?
Opinion
What worked for you at the beginning of your career might not be what's best for you as your career evolves
by Ryan Rodenbeck Nov 25
Shaker launches as all-in-one tech platform for teams
The collaborative CRM and transaction management platform from High Alpha will be available exclusively for real estate teams
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 17
Want to unlock your team's potential? Start with performance coaching
Now that teams have rebuilt and pivoted in this new normal, it's time to focus on boosting results and tapping into every member's unused potential. Here's how to do that with performance coaching
by Chris Pollinger Nov 12
Winter blues are coming! Fight them off with a solid routine
Choose your struggle, make small changes and get ready for big results
by Adam Hergenrother Nov 12
The 'community crisis' is here. Can you retain your team?
Opinion
In a year when everyone is searching for connection, what can you do to provide community to your agents? If you succeed in building that community, it’ll payoff tenfold when the pandemic is over
by Kris Lindahl Nov 12
4 home design trends ushered in by the pandemic
Changing needs due to COVID-19 have altered buyer preferences when it comes to home amenities. Here's what The Agency is seeing from clients
by Mauricio Umansky Nov 11
3 ways collaboration is a win-win for all in real estate
It’s natural to have feelings of scarcity in business and to see your competition as a threat to your success. However, if you open yourself up to collaboration, you’ll see it’s quite the opposite. Here's why
EXp CEO Glenn Sanford to real estate team leaders: 'Find your purpose'
During eXpCON, Sanford revealed that he fired a manager many years ago for being too focused on profit-and-loss metrics
by Patrick Kearns Nov 9
8 massive mistakes brand new agents often make
Opinion
With so many aspects of the career to master, it’s easy to get distracted, but avoid these errors from the beginning
by Gerard Splendore Nov 9
3 simple steps to a successful video walkthrough for buyers
Touring clients through a home over video is the new normal — here's how to do it right
by James Harris AND David Parnes Nov 5
How to bring new hires onto your team the right way
Opinion
You hired someone — now what? Here's how to set the stage for team members to have a fruitful career
Thinking of going indie? 9 critical points to consider
Opinion
Here's what you must consider to protect yourself, provide the highest possible level of client care and effectively compete with larger players
by Carl Medford Nov 2
Show off your listing! 6 tips for creating engaging IGTV videos
Virtually touring a home is an essential part of the business now, so IGTV is a worthy place to focus video efforts. Here are a few tips to help you gain traction
by Mauricio Umansky Oct 29
Stop! Before you hire, hone your business strategy
Often, teams are created in a rush — which is why a lot of them crumble instantly. Instead of hiring help as quick fix, here's why you should take a step back and create a structure for your business
by Kathleen Black Oct 29
Scaling to freedom: How big does your team need to be?
Opinion
If your goal is to have your business work for you rather than working for your business, scaling is the only way to win
by Ryan Rodenbeck Oct 28
How to help your buyers win in a competitive market
Although receiving multiple offers can be a positive opportunity for sellers, it can be daunting for buyers. Here's how to help them compete
by James Harris AND David Parnes Oct 22
3 fundamental ways to support your team members
In today's shifting landscape, a lot of agents are coming and going — joining and exiting teams. So, what can leaders do to create an atmosphere of support and growth?
by Kathleen Black Oct 22
8 tips for recruiting to expand your team's territory
If you aren’t growing your business by bringing on new agents and expanding your service area, you’re wasting much of the time, money and energy you put into earning your license
by Dawn Pfaff Oct 22
Why would anyone want to be your assistant? That's up to you
Opinion
Why be an assistant? Because it’s a killer career opportunity, but only if leaders also rise to the occasion
by Adam Hergenrother Oct 22
Ylopo: Dynamic PPC 2.0 is the industry's best response to big-portal leads
The digital marketing platform has been beta testing a new consumer home search experience for months to accompany its innovative Dynamic PPC ad strategies
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 21
Making a brokerage switch? Ask these 8 critical questions first
Opinion
When making this major decision, it’s crucial to choose a brokerage that fits your needs today and can grow with you into the future
by Missy Yost Oct 20
Constellation Real Estate Group acquires digital marketer Paradym
CREG continues to grow in the marketing space by absorbing long-time industry player, which first offered CD-ROM tech in the early 1990s
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 19
Inman Handbook on building a luxury brand
Whether you’re starting from scratch or differentiating your current brand, here are the keys to speaking the language of luxe
by Christy Murdock Oct 19
Growth-oriented Keap hits most of the CRM high notes
Opinion
Previously Infusionsoft, this CRM is focused on small businesses in multiple industries but has some unique ways to appeal to real estate agents
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 16
Forget retreats! Here’s how to advance your team virtually
If you’re organizing an end-of-the-year planning session for your team, be sure to include these crucial aspects
by Adam Hergenrother Oct 15