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  • What superpower do you wish you had?

    Dec 28, 2017
    We asked some of real estate's biggest and brightest to share what superpower they wish they had. (As if being a real estate rock star weren't enough.) ...
  • If you could have dinner with anyone — dead or alive — who’d you choose?

    Dec 28, 2017
    Imagine yourself sitting alone at a dinner table. The chair across from you is empty now, but in a few moments, your guest will arrive. This guest can be anyone -- living or deceased. Who is the guest ...
  • Notorious R.O.B.’s 7 predictions for 2018: Disco fever

    Dec 28, 2017
    Realogy will transform to 'stay alive,' Redfin gets its groove on and more -- Rob Hahn graces us with his seven predictions for 2018, disco-style ...
  • Watch this offer-tracking app come to life at Inman Connect

    Dec 28, 2017
    You can track your pizza. You can track your Uber. So why can't you track your real estate transaction? Hopefully you'll be able to soon ...
  • How to handle volume without sacrificing quality of service

    Dec 28, 2017
    How do you balance exceptional service and high volume? Is there a way to keep all clients happy? If you've not yet mastered this very important part of real estate you'll want to tune in ...
  • 10 interior design trends that painted 2017

    Dec 28, 2017
    Each year, just like the fashion industry, interior design trends emerge and others are put to rest. And at the end of every year, we can look back and see which trends dominated those 365 days.  ...
  • 3 real estate tech trends to keep an eye on in 2018

    Dec 28, 2017
    Technology is so much part of our daily lives that almost all of the news we consume seems to connect to technology and its uses and abuses ...
  • What happened when I finally broke out of my comfort zone

    Dec 28, 2017
    It's not uncommon for people to abandon their New Year's resolutions and business plans. I believe part of the reason for this failure is that people find it difficult to move outside their comfort zone. In 2017, I hit the reset button on my own comfort zone and accomplished things (personally and professionally) way beyond my expectations ...
  • 2017 will go down as a big year for real estate M&As

    Dec 28, 2017
    We projected 2017 would be a “good, but not great year” for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the real estate space, and what unfolded was quite significant, including the biggest brokerage acquisition in decades, an ongoing fight for California market share and a busy stint for large regional independent firms ...
  • 5 trends shaping real estate marketing in 2018

    Dec 28, 2017
    Did you go into real estate because you loved marketing? Chances are, you didn’t. And that explains why marketing is one of the top challenges for real estate agents today and the subject of so many of these articles ...
  • What to expect when you’re Connecting

    Dec 27, 2017
    Inman Connect New York will be here before we know it, and one of the most common things we get asked here at Inman is for recommendations for great things to do with all those new friends you’ll make after the sessions break for the day. If you’re a first-timer to the city, or to Connect, how do you best prepare? Or even if you’re a Connect veteran, what are some new places you could try ...
  • Home prices climb 6.2% over year prior

    Dec 27, 2017
    In October, home prices across the country surged 6.2 percent year-over-year, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index ...
  • How did the real estate franchisors stack up in 2017?

    Dec 27, 2017
    Looking back on the year as we head into 2018, Inman dug into NAR's 2017 Residential Franchise report to see how the big brands compare, and which ones appear to be leading the pack ...
  • Will 2018 be a buyer’s market or a seller’s market?

    Dec 27, 2017
    With inventory at historically low levels and demand for housing skyrocketing in most markets, economic analysts and real estate experts believe 2018 will be the Year of the Seller ...
  • Housing shortage softening buyer demand in major US metros

    Dec 27, 2017
    Redfin's Housing Demand Index, which is based on Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers, fell 6.2 percentage points from October (136) to November (127) -- the third consecutive month of declines after a summer of "virtually flat" readings ...