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
3 building blocks for business resilience today
Instead of focusing on building, a lot of agents and teams have shifted gears. Now, they're rebuilding, adapting and tweaking their processes instead. Here are a few things to remember when crafting a strategy for moving forward
by Kathleen Black Oct 8
How to lead through the ups and downs
Business, just like life, is full of ups and downs. It's your job as a leader to challenge your team members to dig deeper during the good times and push through when the going gets tough. Here's how
The 7 secrets to retaining your truly talented people
Retaining truly talented team members is a competency all leaders need to master to grow and thrive in our ever-competitive environment
by Chris Pollinger Oct 1
3 ways to take a whole-person approach to nurturing talent
Once you find truly talented team members, you must continue to nurture them by understanding what motivates them, creating growth plans and coaching them to live their best lives. Here's how
Compensation plans: 5 questions to ask before talking fees
Opinion
Asking about fees is valid, but there are better questions that can be posed in more valuable ways to evaluate a potential brokerage before discussing fees
by Nick Malouff Sep 30
Rebranded and funded, powerful lead app Auctm grows by $5M
Five-star rated, lead-empowerment app SquadVoice has rebranded from the top down upon Series A funding. The company is called SqaudStack, and the product is now Auctm
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 28
How to recruit top talent amid sky-high unemployment
For agents and teams looking to build their bench and expand their businesses, today's employment landscape provides a previously unimaginable opportunity to hire top talent. Here are a few ways to make the most of it
by Carl Medford Sep 26
High-rated brokerage communications app WhoHub officially launches
App allows agents, admins, and brokers to interact over deals, vendors, events, and 'coming soon' listings
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 25
What your team should be doing to end the year strong
Q4 is no time to relax and wind down. By following these tips, your team will build the habits they need to achieve their goals and end the year on a high note
by James Harris AND David Parnes Sep 24
No agent left behind: How teams can help newbies compete
Help new team members compete by creating a rhythm to their day, doubling down on their skills with sales training, leaving no team member behind and focusing on what drives them
by Adam Hergenrother Sep 24
Royal LePage, kvCORE deploy custom software across Canada
Canada's largest real estate brand sought a customized solution to streamline its technology offering for 18,000+ professionals
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 23
Switcher Studio brings easy, broadcast-level video production to the iPhone
Opinion
IPhone video content app enables multiple devices to broadcast on a single stream and add rich graphics on the fly. Sorry Android users — this one is iPhone-exclusive
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 18
Want a bench of talent? Here's how to recruit top teammates
These days, there are a lot of great companies looking for top-notch talent, which means you have to get competitive with the value you provide candidates
by Adam Hergenrother Sep 17
Be a better leader: 10 tips for starting 2021 on a positive note
Opinion
Going into next year, we need to be taking steps to be better leaders with a more positive message and an attitude of growth and servitude
by Ryan Rodenbeck Sep 17
@properties adds a fourth $100M team to its ranks
Longstanding Chicago indie brokerage Sergio & Banks is joining @properties just ahead of its 25th anniversary
by Marian McPherson Sep 16
Brokermint builds on growth with in-depth accounting updates
Popular back-office software solution Brokermint has added tools for more in-depth company accounting, forecasting and payment processing
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 16
Brokers share how they've thrived through the pandemic
Broker-owners Tiffany Curry and Jorge Guerra moderated a conversation between some of the nation's top leaders on how they've used digital tools to pivot
by Marian McPherson Sep 15
9 low-cost, high-return ways to become an industry thought leader
Establishing yourself as a thought leader doesn't have to involve spending big bucks on a PR firm. Bootstrap your way to the top with these highly effective strategies
by Adam Hergenrother Sep 10
10 business principles I learned from getting healthy
Opinion
When Carl Medford set off on a weight loss journey, he soon realized that the same principles of commitment, coaching and overcoming failure could be applied to business. Here's everything he learned
by Carl Medford Sep 8
Are you keeping tabs on your team's energy? Here's why you should
If you're striving to make a positive impact on your team as a leader, you have to take note of their energy — as well as your own. By focusing on breath work, staying centered and noticing subtle shifts, you can be a better, more thoughtful leader
Want to connect better with clients? Customize your communication
Using emotional intelligence to understand different personality styles is vital to creating and maintaining relationships
by Kathleen Black Sep 3
How to lead your team through the rest of 2020
Being adaptable to change is what sets you apart from other teams. Here are some concrete steps for leading your team through the rest of the year
Lead, plan, communicate — the 3 basics of coaching through uncertainty
This time of uncertainty proved to be a true test for good leadership. As a leader, you should be stepping in and coaching your team to better adapt to this new landscape. Here's how
by James Harris AND David Parnes Aug 27
How to build an onboarding process that’ll grow with your team
A strong onboarding program will help agents feel truly welcome and recognize that you put your agents’ needs at the top of your priority list
by Ryan Rodenbeck Aug 27
How to survive and thrive in uncertain economic times
With a little creative thinking, honest conversation and self reflection, we can overcome what’s ahead and look to a future with an unshakable financial model
by Kathleen Black Aug 27
What real estate agents can learn from doctors
Opinion
Are you being treated like the professional you are? Here’s what medical professionals know that many real estate professionals do not
by Troy Palmquist Aug 27
Pulse: The toughest decisions our readers made this year
Last week, we asked you to share some of the tough calls you had to make this year in light of the challenges brought on by COVID-19. Here's what you had to say
by Inman Aug 25
Is your team Q4 ready? Here’s how to prepare for winter
Opinion
The third quarter is winding down, but the market is still hot. If you’re willing to dig deep, hold the line and keep your foot on the gas, you can ensure your business will have a strong fourth quarter
by Adam Hergenrother Aug 20
3 communication tips for forging stronger relationships
Good communication can make your team stronger and your clients more committed to seeking your expertise and services — which is why you have to get it right. Here's how to sharpen your communication skills
by Mauricio Umansky Aug 20
Starting a coaching program? How to pick the right coach
Coaching can help your team sharpen their skills, maintain drive and find focus, among other benefits. But how do you go about picking the right coach for the job? Here are a few tips
by Georg Chmiel Aug 17
Coaches aren’t just for agents: How all team members benefit from coaching
Opinion
Can you imagine Luke Skywalker without Yoda, Harry Potter without Dumbledore, or the Karate Kid without Mr. Miyagi? Everyone can benefit from coaching
by Adam Hergenrother Aug 13
How to keep your agents tuned into your training
Right now, team members are wanting and demanding opportunities, and it's up to you to prepare them for success and ensure a high likelihood of return for the business. Here's how to do that with training
by Kathleen Black Aug 13
'The teamwork is hard to detect': An outsider's take on teams
Although some agents sing the praises of being in a team environment, Teresa Boardman isn't impressed. Here's why she would rather work with an experienced solo agent versus a team
by Teresa Boardman Aug 13
3 principles to remember when coaching your team
There are many ways to coach a team to success, even in this fast-paced environment that constantly demands new skills. But really good coaching boils down to these three factors
by James Harris AND David Parnes Aug 13
How Bubba Mills coaches his top-selling clients
Bubba Mills, the CEO and owner of Corcoran Coaching, talks to Inman about why it's more difficult to double production once an agent hits 100 sales in a year
by Patrick Kearns Aug 12
How to mentor the future leaders in your business
Opinion
By being present and helping along the way, you have the opportunity to show your future leaders that a broad view and understanding of the business will aid them in the future to succeed in whatever they endeavor
by Santiago Arana Aug 7
5 business coaching myths agents need to get over
Opinion
The truth is: Coaches guide you on your growth journey, no matter where you are starting from
3 essential coaching techniques every leader should know
If you're in the position of leadership, coaching your agents is an essential part of the job. It's also what will help propel them to success. Know how to do it well by sticking to these techniques
by Mauricio Umansky Aug 6
4 lessons one real estate pro learned from Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders is a unique organization doing much-needed work around the world. But the lessons of leadership apply to every business in every industry. Here's what one real estate professional learned from MSF about building a relationship-based business
by Bao Le Aug 6
5 things leaders should be doing for their teams right now
As a team leader, you have a responsibility to guide your team from panic to assurance — especially in challenging situations. That's why they look up to you. Here are a few strategies to help you be the supportive leader they're looking for
by Kathleen Black Aug 6
6 steps for avoiding destructive conflict on your team
Opinion
Effective leaders understand that conflicts will arise, and they can effectively channel that energy into positive solutions that foster a healthy team. Learn how to use conflict to propel your team forward
by Carl Medford Aug 3
Lesson Learned: Teamwork makes the dream work
Find out how the brokers at Charleston’s Maison Real Estate put their collaborative approach to work for buyers and sellers
by Christy Murdock Aug 3
Want better team results? 8 tips for being a better coach
Once you've made that shift from an individual contributor to leader and committed to your leadership journey — you can no longer focus only on your results
Losing leads? Can't afford to? Try ConnectNow
Opinion
Apps that focus on only one aspect of the sales funnel are rare. ConnectNow is a value-add web and mobile app for capturing leads quickly and connecting to any CRM or source you use
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 31
Why 3 agents decided to start a team during the pandemic
In February, when the Missouri-based Hartman Real Estate Team made the decision to come together, they had no idea they would launch their team while sheltering at home
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 30
How to focus on your team by fostering positivity
Given everything that 2020 brought on, it's understandable if your team members are feeling a little down and unmotivated. So, here are a few tips to help perk up your team and nudge them to achieve their goals for the year
by Kathleen Black Jul 30
The challenges of selling a resort town during COVID-19
Team leader Marny Schlopy of Team Schlopy at Coldwell Banker in Park City, Utah, shares how her team and niche market have been impacted by the pandemic
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 30
10 team leaders divulge their top profitability strategies
10 team leaders, 10 short videos, 10 strategies. Tune in to learn what's working for top teams
by Pat Hiban Jul 29
From 'American Idol' to real estate: One team leader’s journey
After a decade-long music career, Jason Castro is now all-in on real estate. He spoke with Inman about his year-old team, shutting down during the pandemic and how they are now handling a hot Dallas market
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 29
Want to cultivate a top-producing team? Follow these 5 steps
Building a top-producing team takes work. It's not just about having talented team members on board — it's about cultivating those talents, setting team and personal goals, pushing for innovation, and a few other steps
Pandemic or not, nimbleness is key to success for this Houston team
Despite daily uncertainties of an ever-changing national landscape, Katie Day of MOVEMETOTX with Coldwell Banker says her team consistently displays an ability to quickly adapt
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 27