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  • Connect the ICSF Speakers: Anthony Lamacchia on going from Team to Brokerage

    Apr 24, 2018
    “Agents who are on teams tend to stay on teams for two to three years,” Lamacchia explained, “and I knew a few years in that I’d never be able to build the monster I wanted to under that setup.” Lamacchia will share his story about how he identified and solved his biggest real estate growth problem only at Inman Connect San Francisco.
  • A new breed of leader is needed for MLSs and Realtor associations

    Apr 24, 2018
    There was a collective gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands by some Associations when MLS of Choice became the law of the land. We saw the same thing happen when the National Association of Realtors (NAR) adopted Core Standards for local and state associations. Yet these changes had little effect on most associations or MLSs. Why? Simple answer: good leadership.
  • Keeping up in a hot market can be difficult, but this associate broker is doing it with Inman Select

    Apr 24, 2018
    Laura Levy is a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, specializing in home sales in Lyons and Boulder, Colorado. Her activity in such a vibrant market means Levy needs the right tools in her kit to find buyers and sellers -- and then help them achieve their real estate dreams.
  • California agent charged with price gouging during NorCal fires

    Apr 23, 2018
    On April 16, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed three misdemeanor charges against real estate agent Melissa “Missy” Echeverria for raising the price of a rental from $5,000 per month to $9,000 per month ...
  • Town Residential ceases resale and leasing ops, shedding 400 agents

    Apr 23, 2018
    Manhattan brokerage Town Residential is eliminating its sales and leasing operations to concentrate on international and new development, a spokesperson for the firm confirmed on Friday. The move will force more than 400 agents to find a new home.
  • Earth Day gives real estate reason to celebrate, educate

    Apr 23, 2018
    Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day — a time to appreciate this beautiful planet and raise awareness about the ways we can protect and make it better it for generations to come. 
  • The week in financial markets: no recognizable housing cycle

    Apr 23, 2018
    The Fed has been oh-so-gradually pushing up on the cost of money, an overnight rate, but only this week has that up-pushing (from “underneath” as traders would say) moved long-term rates, specifically the 10-year T-note, which defines mortgages and a lot else.
  • Fake Trulia rental listing causes Denver family to lose $3,900

    Apr 23, 2018
    In April, rents increased month-over-month in 81 percent of the nation's 100 largest metropolitan statistical markets (MSAs), and that number jumps to 89 percent when looking at year-over-year trends. When home and rental prices are all on the rise, it's easy for buyers and renters to be lured into scams with hopes of saving a little extra change -- which is exactly what happened to a Denver family just last week ...
  • How to win in the lucrative global real estate market

    Apr 23, 2018
    As real estate grows more global with the increased transparency and power of the ever-maturing internet, real estate agents have immense opportunities to capture lucrative international, long-distance business to which they didn’t previously have access. This business opportunity is significant.
  • How to win the listing before you arrive

    Apr 23, 2018
    How can you show up right on time for a listing appointment, but be too late? It’s a dilemma facing any agent relying on their presentation alone to win listings. If you’re waiting for the homeowners to open the door so you can make a good first impression and win the listing, you’re already too late.
  • If it were only about the money, every agent would always be with the lowest cost brokerage

    Apr 23, 2018
    In the second of a series of three articles, I had the opportunity to get the pulse on recruiting from Steve Murray, president and owner of REAL Trends. Murray has co-authored four books on the valuation of residential real estate brokerage firms.
  • Lesson learned: Who you gonna call?

    Apr 23, 2018
    Six years ago, an accomplished TTR Sothebys International Realty agent offered to mentor an on-the-fence wannabe agent who was unhappy and had plateaued in her financial services position.
  • How to make time when there isn’t any

    Apr 23, 2018
    Time management is a myth — no one can “manage” time because we each have the same 24 hours per day. If you’re burned out from working 60 or more hours per week, the secret to regaining control is managing your choices, not your time.
  • How to respond when clients ask: ‘Is this a safe neighborhood?’

    Apr 23, 2018
    Safety is always at the top of the list for people buying a new home. A recent study from the online listing site Trulia shows that people are even willing to give up a lot in exchange for an added sense of security.
  • Connect The ICSF Sessions: Capital Connect

    Apr 23, 2018
    Inman is dedicating an entire morning to exploring real estate capital at a bird’s-eye level: It’s called Capital Connect, and you’ll hear from Silicon Valley investors and the up-and-coming (and established) tech companies that are vying for customers and funding.