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  • 6 credibility-building tips to expand your real estate business

    Aug 07, 2018
    Being a successful real estate agent means continually expanding your network. Here are six ways to network like a pro and gain that credibility.
  • Want to break into luxury real estate? Find out at Luxury Connect

    Aug 06, 2018
    At Luxury Connect, you’ll hear how the best luxury agents and brokers in the business handle tricky deals, hire and fire, leverage technology, and more.
  • Wells Fargo blames 400 improper foreclosures on computer glitch

    Aug 06, 2018
    Wells Fargo improperly foreclosed on approximately 400 homes were the homeowner should have been eligible for a loan modification, according to the company’s SEC filings on Friday. The company blamed the error on a computer glitch that occurred with an underwriting tool.
  • In real estate’s tech platform race, I’m betting on an underdog

    Aug 06, 2018
    Maybe Cloud CMA will take off like the new viral Shiggy dance that propelled Drake’s new “In My Feellings” music video.  I would dance the Shiggy to that.
  • Plane carrying Pacific Union agents crashes, killing 5

    Aug 06, 2018
    A small passenger plane carrying three Pacific Union International agents and their family members crashed on Sunday, killing all on board including the pilot.
  • Cities with most restrictive land use boast higher home prices

    Aug 06, 2018
    Cities with the most restrictive land use regulations are seeing the biggest home price growth spurt, according to a new study from real estate technology company Zillow.
  • Fix your flatlining business in 30 days

    Aug 06, 2018
    When you’re struggling, focusing on appointment setting is always a great cure. Here are four steps to help you get out of the rut, set more appointments and absolutely crush the remainder of 2018.
  • Empower your agents with automation

    Aug 06, 2018
    Twice a year, real estate’s best and brightest come together to discuss the state of the industry, and what’s on the horizon. Having attended Inman Connect over the last five years, one thing became immensely clear at the most recent gathering: the real estate industry is changing, and it’s time for brokers and agents to […]
  • Attract and keep the talent you need to grow your brokerage

    Aug 06, 2018
    Ryan Rodenbeck had a vision for a new kind of real estate brokerage when he founded Spyglass Realty in Austin, Texas, 10 years ago. It was a vision of something bigger than listings, sales and revenue.
  • It’s time to think like a CEO

    Aug 06, 2018
    For decades, agents have been misclassified as salespeople. But agents aren’t just selling a product or closing a deal; they’re budgeting, hiring, managing people and teams, building a brand, making longer-term strategic plans… Everything a traditional business leader would do. While the real estate industry has long leaned on coaching–a valuable tool for personal growth […]
  • It’s not just Facebook: How to win with social media

    Aug 06, 2018
    I honestly don’t know where I’d be without social media and digital marketing. I’ve been a real estate agent for 13 years and today, 80 percent of my business comes through social media; the remaining 20 percent comes through referrals from past clients.
  • Lesson learned: Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer

    Aug 06, 2018
    With a background in finance, investment and REI, Colorado’s Denise Schilling is keenly aware of the investment value inherent in her clients’ real estate purchases. How did she build a nationally recognized real estate business? Perseverance and meticulous client care.
  • 4 Things Real Estate Agents Can Learn From BuzzFeed

    Aug 06, 2018
    BuzzFeed is a digital media powerhouse that uses video extremely well. Read on to discover how real estate agents can follow in BuzzFeed’s footsteps and replicate its video strategy.
  • Zillow bashes Upstream and CAR in public regulator comments

    Aug 04, 2018
    In its own public comments to the DOJ/FTC, Zillow chose to take aim at NAR-backed broker data company Upstream and the largest state Realtor trade group in the country, the California Association of Realtors.
  • Actuaries weigh in on climate change: It’s not heat, it’s water

    Aug 04, 2018
    A group of actuarial societies has released the latest update to its Actuaries Climate Index for the U.S. and Canada, and the results ain't pretty.