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Since Zillow rolled out updates to its Premier Agent program in April, agent advertiser churn has been an issue, according to Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: November 13, 2018, 8:03 am
In this monthly advice column, Marketing Mastermind Christy Murdock Edgar answers three burning questions from the real estate industry at large. This month's topic: content creation.
Author: Christy Murdock Edgar
Posted: November 13, 2018, 8:03 am
In life, the creator of the legendary Marvel comic universe Stan Lee also loved real estate — his Los Angeles homes were regularly featured in magazines.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: November 12, 2018, 10:37 pm
An in-depth series of sessions and panel discussions revealing how top producing brokerages got to where they are today. Get actionable takeaways that you can implement now on everything from growing your book of business, to lead conversion, to choosing the right brokerage.
Author: Inman
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:44 pm
Renters in 30,000 existing apartments are about to get an array of new smart-home features, including Amazon Echo Dots, installed for free thanks to a new partnership between a major landlord and a tech startup.
Author: Jim Dalrymple II
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:28 pm
Last week, Zillow announced its latest financial results, and the stock dropped 25 percent (losing $2 billion in value). But the story everyone is missing is the Zillow Offers business and its huge potential with seller leads.
Author: Mike DelPrete
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:21 pm
Forget feng shui — increasingly, homeowners are choosing to toss out their furniture altogether.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: November 12, 2018, 6:38 pm
That's the highest rate of consumers using an agent since the report's inception in 2001 (when 81 percent of consumers used an agent) and a 5 percentage point increase from the last REAL Trends consumer study in 2014 (85 percent).
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: November 12, 2018, 6:33 pm
Compass is acquiring the Washington D.C.-based Wydler Brothers Real Estate, the New York City-founded real estate brokerage confirmed to Inman.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: November 12, 2018, 5:23 pm
A Beverly Hills-born Realtor with a portfolio of multimillion dollar luxury listings is struggling after not one, but two of his homes were destroyed.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: November 12, 2018, 4:47 pm
In this Monday column, Christy Murdock Edgar asks agents across the nation to share the lessons they've learned during their time in the industry. This week, proud Florida native and former healthcare provider, broker-owner Ophelia "Opey" Angelone.
Author: Christy Murdock Edgar
Posted: November 12, 2018, 9:26 am
What can you do to make the big move easier for your sellers with kids? Here are five tips to offer your clients when moving with small children.  
Author: Mustafa Abbasi
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:33 am
Consumers are aware that interest rates are increasing, but very few understand how costly these seemingly small increases can be over the life of a 30-year mortgage. It’s your job, as an agent, to explain to buyers why they need to buy right now.
Author: Bernice Ross
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:15 am
It’s an eternal question in real estate: is it more important to attract new clients or hold on to the ones you have? While the correct answer might be “both!”, successful luxury agents know that service after the sale is key to client retention — and retention breeds referrals.
Author: Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:01 am
When was the last time you switched companies? Have you been through a recent merger or acquisition? Are you thinking about moving companies or growing a team?
Author: Laura Monroe
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:01 am
A little over two years ago, I nearly hit rock bottom. My life was in a downward spiral. I was going through home foreclosure; I was incapacitated from a car accident, where I lost my car and then I lost my job.
Author: Maribel Ramos
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:01 am
As agents, we have a problem. Over the last decade, we willingly invited “disruptive” software and solution providers into our businesses – and our data.
Author: Sarita Dua
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:01 am
Creating a business based on regular and recurring referrals is the ideal for any real estate professional. But it doesn’t just happen. It takes work. It requires you to be different, be proactive and provide extraordinary levels of service.
Author: Tom Ferry
Posted: November 12, 2018, 8:01 am