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  • What Google Analytics can tell you about your lead gen problems

    Apr 03, 2018
    Do you want more real estate leads from Google? Looking for real estate lead generation ideas? Then, you’re in the right place. Your website can be a gold mine for free leads if you know how to bring them in ...
  • 15 smartphone apps agents should be using

    Apr 03, 2018
    Real estate agents and brokers are among the busiest professionals nowadays. Meetings, sales, open houses, marketings and many other activities can be very stressful without proper organization ...
  • Spring Forward: Susan Stynes on the art of silence

    Apr 03, 2018
    One of Susan Stynes’ goals is to bridge the gap between traditional, old-school methods in real estate and the "next generation" of skills necessary to fulfill the changing needs of buyers and sellers in the new paradigm confronting the real estate industry. For her, it's not just about the bottom line. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Susan to understand what drives her business, how she overcomes challenges and how she thinks about growth with her clients. ...
  • Home prices rose 6.7% in February, all 50 states saw growth: CoreLogic

    Apr 03, 2018
    Given rising mortgage rates and overvalued markets along the West Coast, CoreLogic Chief Economist Dr. Frank Nothaft on Tuesday predicted a 4.7-percent rise by February 2019 — a modest adjustment from forecasts of a 4.8 percent spike made last month ...
  • Redfin Mortgage makes its way to Minnesota

    Apr 02, 2018
    Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage Redfin announced on Thursday the expansion of Redfin Mortgage into Minnesota -- its sixth market since first launching the lending arm in Texas in January ...
  • 8 common tax filing mistakes agents should avoid

    Apr 02, 2018
    As the U.S. tax filing deadline creeps ever closer, real estate agents find themselves in a familiar position -- figuring out how to pay as little tax as possible while staying off the radar of the ever-watchful ...
  • 5 secrets to building a successful brand in real estate

    Apr 02, 2018
    Marketing is core to what real estate agents do everyday, and something I’m intensely focused on as Compass’ chief creative officer. At Compass, I lead a nationwide team of more than 100 world-class marketing specialists, designers, producers and content experts tasked with helping our agents become the best marketers they can be ...
  • Clean and clear: home water quality issues to address before a sale

    Apr 02, 2018
    Community water systems must test and monitor drinking water supplies to ensure safe, clean and good-tasting water. But what happens once water hits neighborhoods and homes? ...
  • The best way to build trust with your clients

    Apr 02, 2018
    Trust is the foundation of any relationship, and when you’re in a relationship-based business like real estate, building trust is essential to your success. When your clients trust you, they’ll refer you to their family and friends ...
  • 13 ways to maximize your next open house

    Apr 02, 2018
    If you dread wasting another Saturday away from your family in a lackluster open house, it’s only because you’re not capitalizing on the huge opportunities in front of you. It’s up to you to make the most of your open houses. They can be goldmines if you handle them right ...
  • How much transparency do you need in your real estate business?

    Apr 02, 2018
    At Inman Disconnect, I attended the session on radical transparency. It was a fascinating discussion that explored a wide variety of issues related to what is the right amount of transparency that best serves the interests of all parties involved ...
  • 4 ways to generate leads without having to hard sell

    Apr 02, 2018
    Between my smart home, smart office and business automations, I use technology to keep every aspect of my life running as close to clockwork as possible, even when I have no idea what time it is. I’m a tech guy. I love finding the newest and best ways to do absolutely everything ...
  • Want cheaper Facebook ad costs? Do these 3 things

    Apr 02, 2018
    As big companies and brands start moving the $80 billion they’re spending on TV commercials and print advertising over to where the eyeballs are (Facebook), ad costs are going to go up ...
  • How would Florida’s proposed daylight savings bill impact real estate?

    Apr 02, 2018
    On March 23, Gov. Rick Scott of Florida signed a bill to keep the state on daylight savings time year-round. That means no more springing forward or falling back in the Sunshine State, as long as it passes through the United States Congress ...
  • The Parker Principles: A Real Estate Manifesto

    Apr 02, 2018
    On the final day of Inman Disconnect, attendees came together to distill all of the conversations and debates over the course of the event into a series of actionable principles and to make a commitment to the real estate industry, real estate consumers and one another to act decisively to enact change ...