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Fed lowers interest rates again. Will mortgage rates follow?
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 11:18:32
Economists and agents offered different opinions on how the second rate cut of the year will impact the housing market overall. read more»

Stellar MLS joins MLS Roundtable
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 10:51:31
Stellar MLS, a multiple listing service that serves more than 58,000 agents and brokers in Florida, is the latest addition to the MLS Roundtable. read more»

Inman Golden I Club finalists: Top luxury brokerage
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 9:58:10
The brokerage category highlights the top luxury professionals in the industry. Winners will be announced at Luxury Connect, Oct. 16-17 in Beverly Hills. read more»

Coldwell Banker Bain expands by acquiring another CB franchisee
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 9:51:51
Coldwell Banker Bain acquired Coldwell Banker Morris Real Estate, giving the combined company four offices and more than 300 agents in Oregon. read more»

Opportunity zones offer a tax loophole for affluent art collectors
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 9:16:20
Investment firms say affluent art collectors may use tax breaks offered by opportunity zones program in place of 1031 tax exchange. read more»

A new vision for luxury
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 8:12:27
Parts of the U.S. luxury scene still revel in gilded age-like spirit, but the idea of bigger, bolder and flashier homes is not playing well in markets where mega mansions sit idle. read more»

Compass’ head of comms to depart after 9 months
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 7:30:05
Jason Post, Compass' vice president of communications, is leaving the well-funded, growing real estate brokerage to join Google, Post confirmed to Inman, Wednesday. Post took the helm in January 2019, after former head of communications Julie Binder left the company.  read more»

NRT’s Coldwell Banker launches new home repair program
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 5:30:15
The new service pairs sellers using NRT's Coldwell Banker agents with consultants and project managers from home repair portal HomeAdvisor. read more»

Say it ain’t so: The 2 toughest things to say to clients
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 0:52:37
Throughout my real estate career, I’ve found there are two small phrases that are at the same time both the most powerful — and the most difficult — words you can say to a client. read more»

How to suss out the ‘looky-loos’ from actual prospects
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 0:24:59
As agents, we often have to deal with insincere people who are not serious about purchasing or selling properties. Here's how to spot them and prevent them from wasting your precious time. read more»

WATCH: How to build brand awareness for $2 a day
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:44:44
During Inman Connect Las Vegas, the founder and CEO of Shred Media shared a cost-effective Facebook ad strategy to build brand awareness for just $2 per day. read more»

WATCH: The ‘single most important thing’ you can do to grow your client list
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 16:39:10
Ready to grow your subscriber list? At Inman Connect Las Vegas, Grant Wise shares tips on how to make your life easier and ramp up your business by leveraging automation platforms. read more»

NAR calls for improvements to the qualified mortgage rule
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:09:28
The National Association of Realtors is calling on the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau to improve the qualified mortgage definition and government-sponsored entity patch as well as support an extension before figuring out the long-term solution. read more»

A yawning divide? Separate bedrooms are growing in popularity among married couples
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:05:11
A new survey found that up to 25 percent of married couples sleep in separate beds while 10 percent have separate bedrooms. read more»

Trump Administration cites housing regulations as major source of homelessness crisis
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:34:06
A new White House report on homelessness says that overregulation and other factors have led to hundreds of thousands of people living on the street. read more»

StreetEasy launches new agent advertising program
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:21:35
"StreetEasy Experts" will now allow buyer's agents to advertise themselves on specific listings. read more»

The psychology behind pricing a home in the luxury sphere
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 10:09:23
Pricing a property is a real skill no matter the niche, but it can be especially tricky in the luxury market. That's why we got some of the top luxe agents to share how they work through pricing with high-net-worth sellers. read more»

Buyers’ desire for fireplaces has been extinguished
Tue, 17 Sep 2019 9:09:04
Only 41 percent of newly constructed homes have fireplaces, according to the National Association of Home Builders in a new report. read more»