How can your team thrive through uncertainty? Focus on this equation
Opinion
Many people have a tendency to go straight into survival mode when crisis hits, but Kathleen Black is here to help you thrive, rather than survive, in uncertainty
by Kathleen Black | May 28
How to host a property tour on social media as a team
Conducting live tours on social media as a team can be a great way to reach a wide audience and have some fun along the way. Here's how one LA-based agency hosts weekly progressive Instagram open houses, plus a few helpful tips
by James Harris AND David Parnes | May 21
Lesson Learned: Choose the right team
They say you are known by the company you keep. Find out how this Arizona broker leverages partnerships to do more, whatever the market brings her way
by Christy Murdock Edgar | May 18
How to stand out during (and long after) this pandemic
Here’s how agents are seizing the opportunity provided by change to grow and thrive
3 ways to give back right now
Opinion
From in-kind and financial contributions to your community to moral and career support to your team, now's the time that should be defined by giving. Here's how to lend a helping hand
by Santiago Arana | May 15
3 tips for taking care of business virtually as a team
Be fully prepared to support your clients virtually, guide them through each step comfortably and answer all questions before signing on the dotted line
by Mauricio Umansky | May 14
How to tailor your messaging to the people who matter most
When it comes to your team, providing clear direction on how to communicate and who to reach out to is crucial to driving business forward now. Here's how to strengthen interactions with these four main contact groups
by Kathleen Black | May 14
How to lead your team through recovery
As the embers of the fires of crisis continue to glow, the best leaders are already in the process of rebuilding to be bigger and better to weather the storms of tomorrow
by Chris Pollinger | May 14
Lead quality, website management stand out on Propertybase Go
The Boston Logic-owned real estate operating system is working on an improved transaction management system while its lead scoring, listings and web content tools excel
by Craig C. Rowe | May 13
Pulse: The most beneficial training readers received in the past month
Last week, we asked you to share an educational tool that you’ve benefited from over the past few months — whether it's an online training course, certification or a webinar. Here's what you had to say
by Inman | May 12
3 showing ideas for today (open houses need not apply)
LA-based The Agency is using these three initiatives to show homes in today's environment — and they're all a major departure from ordinary showing
by James Harris AND David Parnes | May 7
Stop already! 12 things agents shouldn’t be doing right now
Opinion
This unique moment is a time to rise up and be better, so start by doing better
by Nicole Solari | May 2
Real estate as a sport: 4 lessons we can learn from athletes
Just like in sports, working in real estate requires constant practice and collaboration, especially in times of hardship. So, here's a thing or two agents can learn from professional athletes
by Geoff Bray | May 1
5 ways your team can set itself up for post-pandemic success
Consider this time at home the perfect opportunity to audit your business and set positive plans in motion for the future
by Mauricio Umansky | Apr 30
How to become the go-to team in your area
Find an area that you want to dominate, thoroughly learn it, and give back
by David Parnes AND James Harris | Apr 23
6 ways teams can adapt to a socially distanced real estate world
How can agents navigate the new landscape of a socially distanced workplace? Here's what one team leader is doing to pave the way for his agents' success
by Ryan Rodenbeck | Apr 23
A few tips from top real estate teams on showing houses amid the virus
Debra Beagle and Tommy Choi provide insight and tips at Thursday's Inman Town Hall
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 16
3 ways to up your Instagram game during quarantine
A thoughtful and targeted social media strategy during this period of social distancing will allow for maximum engagement and impact
by Mauricio Umansky | Apr 16
How to prospect in a shelter-in-place world
When staying at home and working virtually, how do you prospect and keep moving forward? Here are three initiatives you can adopt for your team
by David Parnes AND James Harris | Apr 16
3 signs a team member is thinking of leaving
In times of uncertainty, agents might be contemplating their future and the changes they can make. Here are three signs to help make sure you’re not caught off guard the next time an agent decides to leave your team
by Kevin Kauffman | Apr 16
How to use YouTube to boost your lead generation
Find out how Jackson Wilkey unlocked the code for generating thousands of leads from YouTube
by Bernice Ross | Apr 15
Dear Marketing Mastermind: Are there rules for what to say to clients?
Opinion
Here's what you can do right now to meet the demands of the present and future in your real estate business
by Christy Murdock Edgar | Apr 14
How to create a Matterport virtual video sizzle reel in 5 steps
Use these tips to capture attention for your listing and show your clients and prospects that you're adapting to today's environment
by Jeff Katz | Apr 13
Corral multiple iBuyer offers with new web app OfferBarn
Opinion
The president of a 200-agent boutique brokerage in Atlanta developed a solution for helping agents educate clients on the rise of iBuyers
by Craig C. Rowe | Apr 10
16 soft prospecting ideas for your team
It’s more critical than ever to stay at the forefront of your clients’ minds as a community pillar
by Nicole Lopez | Apr 9
Stop fighting reality! 6 ways to pivot your business
Instead of getting stuck on the grim aspects of our current situation, zero in on what you can control
by Adam Hergenrother | Apr 9
3 tips for leading your team through crisis from afar
The value you bring is what sets you apart, and the altruistic efforts you make now will be remembered later
by Pat Hiban | Apr 8
How to keep your Zoom calls free of lurkers
Don’t be afraid to use video conferencing tools, but understand how they work, how they can be abused, and how to minimize the nonsense and maximize the good
by Jay Thompson | Apr 8
5 ways to engage your community on Instagram
People are flocking to social media for comfort and escapism. Here's how you can tweak your messaging to connect with your community and spread positivity today
by Andrew Jevin | Apr 7
4 tips for generating new leads while staying home
Here are some ways to be proactive and stimulate interest in your business
by Loni Vogler AND Sonya Feigen | Apr 7
5 rules for content creation during coronavirus
Now more than ever, it’s important to talk to your sphere, fans and followers across all of your platforms. Here’s how to create content that matters
7 steps for recession-proofing your business
With uncertainty in the air, what can you do right now to help prepare your business for what’s ahead? Here's where to start
3 essential steps for a united real estate team
A team is a successful team. Here’s how The Agency agents get it done
by David Parnes AND James Harris | Apr 2
How to keep your team's productivity levels up while working virtually
Working from home is very quickly becoming the norm in today's world. To make sure you're keeping productivity levels up, here are a few things you'll need to double down on when managing a team virtually
by Chris Pollinger | Apr 2
10 things agents must do to financially survive the coronavirus pandemic
Financial experts Tom Wheelwright, Joy Liu and Erin Lowry share what real estate agents must do to keep their households and businesses afloat
by Marian McPherson | Apr 2
Start Back to Basics Month by getting comfortable on camera
Being camera-worthy is more about knowledge, confidence and good communication skills than it is about appearance
by Nicole Solari | Apr 1
Take it 'Back to Basics' with Inman this April
For the entire month, we'll be laser-focused on the key skills and how they're being transformed in this unique real estate environment
by Inman | Apr 1
How to keep your social media healthy when you're quarantined
Here's how real estate agents can keep their social media streams healthy, mindful and relevant even while stuck working from home
by Katie Lance | Mar 30
3 critical behaviors team leaders need to adopt today
As a leader, it's important to make sure your team is cared for — now more than ever. Here are a few qualities and skills you need to hone to support your team's survival and growth during tough times
by Mauricio Umansky | Mar 26
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
7 essential tips for communicating with your sphere during crisis
Don't make the major mistake of not communicating with your clients and prospects during this time of uncertainty. It could define the rest of your career. Here's how to do it right
How to lead your team when you don't have all the answers
In a time rife with misinformation, uncertainty and fear, it's hard to lead with confidence. As the world shifts and changes, there are a few things you can instill in your team so they can make better decisions
by Ryan Rodenbeck | Mar 23
How to be the leader your team needs right now
Under today's pressures, leaders have to step up and guide the way. The leadership qualities that empower teams through the good times are the same ones that motivate them through the bad. Here's how to lead with T.R.U.S.T.
by Missy Yost | Mar 23
Agent Sandra Debuire shares her journey from Paris to Miami
Luxury real estate agent and team leader Sandra Debuire shares how she achieved a lifelong goal of coming to the US and what she loves about Miami's spirit
by Marian McPherson | Mar 23
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
IdealEstate aims for agent cooperation with nationwide recruiting, referral power
Opinion
Once a site for helping buyers curate home collections, the Salt Lake City-based proptech is now leveraging its 800K+ user base as a platform for recruiting
by Craig C. Rowe | Mar 19
How to lead your team through turbulent times
Even though nobody knows what lies ahead, a great leader should be capable of reacting effectively when faced with uncertainty. Here's what excellent crisis leadership looks like in a time like this
by Chris Pollinger | Mar 19
Pulse: How are you keeping morale up?
When faced with uncertainty, how do you bring positivity to the workplace? Share your thoughts with us
by Inman | Mar 18
Bright young things: New real estate leaders share what they've learned
Exercise patience, good communication skills and accountability to ensure success
by Lillian Dickerson | Mar 13
Dear Marketing Mastermind: How can I get the most out of my content?
You’re creating content, but how can you ensure that people respond? Find out how to optimize your blog posts, videos and social media to ensure that you are getting eyes on your platforms
by Christy Murdock Edgar | Mar 10