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  • Shake it off: 5 things real estate agents do to blow off steam

    Dec 06, 2017
    In 2015, Officer Jeff Davis, a 19-year veteran of the Dover Police department, went viral on YouTube when he did perhaps the funniest lip sync ever recorded. Performing to Taylor Swift's hit single "Shake it Off" while behind the wheel of his patrol car, this man has the words and the moves down to a science ...
  • Books every new real estate agent should read

    Dec 06, 2017
    Which books can help you stay motivated, generous, and in the right mindset to work with clients all day?  ...
  • Realtor.com rentals will now be powered by Apartment List

    Dec 06, 2017
    As homeownership becomes an elusive dream for a growing number of Americans, real estate portals are bolstering their rental search capabilities ...
  • Connect/Reflect: Relationships! Information! Inspiration!

    Dec 06, 2017
    We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Bill Risser, vice president of digital strategy at Fidelity National Title in Tampa, and learn about his Inman Connect New York experiences and how he’s been able to grow not only his business, but his network of friends and connections at the event. ...
  • Connect the Speakers: Piper Moretti on purchasing homes with Bitcoin

    Dec 06, 2017
    With her talk "I represented 4 buyers who Bitcoined their home purchase," Piper Moretti appears at Inman Connect New York on Wednesday, January 24 at 11:15 a.m. in the General Session.  ...
  • Connect the Speakers: Ryan Schneider, Realogy’s new CEO

    Dec 06, 2017
    Former Capital One exec Ryan Schneider, who in October was named as Realogy's next CEO to succeed Richard Smith at the end of the year, will share his insights on how technology and data can reshape your business for growth at Inman Connect New York ...
  • Real estate daily market update: December 6, 2017

    Dec 06, 2017
    All the latest real estate market news ...
  • Connect/Reflect: Shining a spotlight on my blind spots

    Dec 06, 2017
    Connect isn’t safe. You don’t have anywhere to hide. If you have a deep-seated fear about the future of the industry, Brad’s going to expose it, rub salt in it and then stand back to see how you react. And that’s why I need to be at Connect. ...
  • Los Angeles is up in flames and ritzy homes are ablaze

    Dec 06, 2017
    Real estate agents of the wealthy Los Angeles Bel-Air neighborhood were watching homes and blocks of streets they know well go up in flames from their living room televisions this morning ...
  • Connect/Reflect: Sleep when you get home!

    Dec 05, 2017
    In addition to being a broker-owner and Realtor at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Lifestyle Property Partners in North Carolina, Laurie Weston Davis also heads up Inman’s Ambassador Program with Boston’s Joe Schutt. A long-time attendee of Inman Connect events over the years, Laurie has a unique perspective on how to grow your business and make the most of the new connections you’ll find over the course of the week. We recently asked Laurie to share some of her insights ...
  • My top 10 predictions for real estate in 2018

    Dec 05, 2017
    Two years ago as we approached the year 2016, I predicted Donald Trump would be elected President. My crystal ball hasn't always been so prescient. Last year I guessed that in 2017 Zillow would expand overseas and NAR would pick a woman CEO (stupid me) ...
  • These 3 savvy entrepreneurs are shaking up the status quo

    Dec 05, 2017
    Starting a company is no easy feat, and there are no shortcuts. "It's going to take three to five years," said Melissa Kwan, co-founder and CEO of tech company Spacio. "... It's going to be a really tough road, so surround yourself with really amazing people that propel you, that are positive, that give you energy, that support you to keep going." Kwan, along with Seize the Market CEO Christine Lee and Giveback Homes Co-Founder Caroline Pinal shared a world of knowledge with the Inman Connect audience, from what inspired their startup to their biggest challenges ...
  • What will Amazon’s new AR/VR tool mean for real estate?

    Dec 05, 2017
    The launch of Amazon Sumerian, a new virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) tool, could help push the technology further into the mainstream, sending ripples across the real estate industry ...
  • Hurricane season responsible for 10% of delinquent mortgages

    Dec 05, 2017
    While mortgage payment delinquencies are generally down across the country, they were explainably up in states hit by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, resulting in a slightly raised annual delinquency rate, according to the October 2017 Black Knight Mortgage Monitor. ...
  • 4 key metrics telling the story of Opendoor’s growth

    Dec 05, 2017
    Opendoor, the real estate startup that purchases homes directly from sellers, leads the pack of a new breed of real estate tech companies. It continues to innovate and improve the experience of buying and selling a home, and as the analysis below shows, the "iBuyer" is making significant improvements to its business model as it continues to grow ...