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  • How to write listing descriptions that pop

    Dec 13, 2018
    If you want to improve your property descriptions, here are some of the best tips, tricks and hints to help. Consider this your property description boot camp.
  • 3 ways to make giving back part of your business

    Dec 13, 2018
    From large corporations to individual agents, giving back is becoming more mainstream. If you’ve made the decision to make charitable work part of your business, it’s time to think through execution. Here are a few ideas we’ve seen work well in the industry.
  • 7 tools your digital marketing plan must have in 2019

    Dec 13, 2018
    If you are a real estate agent or Realtor who has not tapped the potential of digital marketing, you're missing out on a world of opportunities. Here are seven digital marketing tips that'll have you reeling in the leads in no time.
  • 20 tips for staying positive during a market shift

    Dec 13, 2018
    There is no such thing as a “bad” real estate market. There are always opportunities — we just need to find them in this market shift. Here are 20 ways for getting through a market shift on a positive note.
  • Bidding wars drop to lowest level in 8 years

    Dec 12, 2018
    Bidding wars for homes have dropped to their lowest level in eight years, according to Redfin, but competition still remains strong in the nation’s hottest markets.
  • Mortgage demand hits new low

    Dec 12, 2018
    For purchase mortgages, across all loan types, the net share of lenders reporting demand growth over the previous three months clocked the lowest reading for any fourth quarter since the Fannie Mae survey's inception in 2014.
  • update lets consumers text agents

    Dec 12, 2018 has added a new feature for mobile users to grant them the ability get an immediate connection to a real estate agent through text message.
  • Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer, sentenced to 3 years in prison

    Dec 12, 2018
    Michael Cohen, the lawyer who previously represented Donald Trump, was sentenced to three years in prison for lying about the president's real estate projects.
  • More than 75% of all homes will sell below asking price in 2019

    Dec 12, 2018
    More than three quarters of all homes on the market will sell below asking price, Knock, the home-resale company, projected in a national forecast.
  • Why real estate agents turn to plastic surgery

    Dec 12, 2018
    For some real estate agents, the pressure to give off a flawless appearance leads to plastic surgery and costly, age-defying medical procedures.
  • StreetEasy raises rental fee for better listing integrity

    Dec 12, 2018
    StreetEasy is raising its listing fee from $3 to $4.50, the New York City-based subsidiary of Zillow announced Tuesday. 
  • What has 26.1M people saying bah humbug? Porch pirates

    Dec 12, 2018
    If you’ve ever had a package snatched from your front door, you’re not alone. According to new data from, 8 percent of the population — 26.1 million people — have had parcels swiped by so-called "porch pirates" during the holidays alone.
  • Why we need to take agent safety seriously

    Dec 12, 2018
    Regular Inman contributor Jay Thompson talks through a variety of crimes on real estate agents and why we can’t wait for the next one to change what we’re doing.
  • ‘We’ll call you when we’re ready to buy’ and 9 other lies agents hear

    Dec 12, 2018
    A lie, no matter how seemingly small, can throw a huge wrench into the buying and selling process. Here are 10 common lies real estate agents hear all the time.
  • 6 ways to build trust and boost sales with real estate data

    Dec 12, 2018
    By arming clients with facts upfront, you not only establish trust, but facilitate and expedite the decision-making process for your clients, which leads to increased sales. Here are six ways agents can employ real estate data and studies to build trust-based client relationships that grow your revenue stream.