Inman News

  • “Differentiate yourself” is advice that every real estate agent has heard more than once -- but how? Kendall Butler of FLI Properties is a problem-solver for her clients, and that’s helped her flourish in her 12 years as a broker-owner. And lest you think you need experience to find your differentiator or unique value proposition: Butler had only sold two homes when she and her husband launched FLI Properties.
    Created: 4/25/2018 2:44:47 AM
  • How great would the world be if everyone we ran into was charming? Just imagine a life free of negativity and overflowing with life-affirming enthusiasm. You can't persuade others to be more charming, but you can add your own bit of charm to the world and improve your life — and others' — in the process.
    Created: 4/25/2018 2:30:39 AM
  • I have a confession to make: I have seen every season of "The Bachelor." For those not familiar with the show, the premise is simple: a single, attractive man is given the opportunity to meet approximately 25 women over the course of the season in search of his future wife.
    Created: 4/25/2018 2:15:59 AM
  • Do you want to retire from real estate with plenty in savings and some horizontal income streams to keep cash flowing? Anyone can do it, but many people fail to take the steps necessary to actually make it happen.
    Created: 4/25/2018 2:00:51 AM
  • With inventory levels at historic lows across the country, it would be really easy for real estate agents to blame their lack of seller leads on the listings shortage.
    Created: 4/25/2018 2:00:33 AM
  • The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) is calling on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to join the organization in supporting federal legislation that would amend existing civil rights laws -- including the Fair Housing Act -- to prohibit discrimination or segregation based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity.
    Created: 4/24/2018 2:46:03 PM
  • Brokerages know how hard it is to optimize their digital marketing efforts and to support those of their agents. TorchX’s powerful platform solves this pain point in one system.
    Created: 4/24/2018 12:45:12 PM
  • New home sales are finally on an upward path, after three months of month-over-month declines. According to the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...
    Created: 4/24/2018 12:00:33 PM
  • All the latest real estate market news.
    Created: 4/24/2018 10:58:02 AM
  • Redfin’s Housing Demand Index, which is based on Redfin customers requesting home tours and writing offers across 15 major metro areas, fell 6.5 percentage points to 105 in March -- the second consecutive month of declines this year.
    Created: 4/24/2018 10:50:28 AM
  • The tech brokerage Mdrn. launched Stoop, a New York City rental platform, in 2017. The rental site's numbers almost a year later are tiny, but growing.
    Created: 4/24/2018 10:21:55 AM
  • Inman Group® announced 34 companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect in San Francisco, July 17 - 20, 2018.
    Created: 4/24/2018 9:00:34 AM
  • The signs are out, the lights are on, the door is open, and there’s the smell of fresh baked goods in the air. It’s showtime for your open house, the old-school marketing event that even with the dawn of virtual tours can still be a major lead generator for real estate agents while serving as an important step in the selling process.
    Created: 4/24/2018 8:41:05 AM
  • Home prices across the country are continuing a rise akin to the 15 years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price NSA Index.
    Created: 4/24/2018 8:20:46 AM
  • Amazon is building a series of robots that will drive around the home with built-in cameras, according to a report Monday by Bloomberg, which said the robots will be named "Vesta," after the Roman goddess of hearth and home, and launch by 2019.
    Created: 4/24/2018 7:36:14 AM
  • In Denver and Salt Lake City, where unemployment is low, occupancy of manufactured homes, including mobile homes, has soared by triple digits even as rent continues to rise.
    Created: 4/24/2018 7:24:34 AM
  • 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.
    Created: 4/24/2018 3:00:18 AM
  • 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.
    Created: 4/24/2018 3:00:15 AM