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Agents, don’t fear the big franchises
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:53:26
Being part of an indie brokerage has its upsides, but several agents Tuesday said that going with franchises ultimately benefited their bottom lines. read more»

Want to recruit and retain more agents? Dump the bad apples
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:15:39
Top producers or not, agents need to fit the culture of a brokerage, or they'll end up costing the firm money, according to panelists at Inman Connect Las Vegas. read more»

How do I launch my real estate career without any connections?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:54:37
When Kimberly Sethavanish and James Colucci moved from Orange County to northern California, they knew that building a real estate network would be tough, but they forged ahead using both in person and online social savvy. read more»

‘Departmentalizing’ a brokerage can boost everyone’s productivity
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:19:12
'We build a foundation, a structure, that agents build their business on top of,' one real estate executive explained Tuesday during an Inman Connect Las Vegas panel. read more»

How to position yourself as a niche industry expert
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:18:28
Leaders from Compass, Quicken Loans, Qualia and Agentology talk about how to create a unique niche for your business at Inman Connect Las Vegas. read more»

What you need to know to pick the brokerage that’s right for you
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:39:44
Christine Lee, CEO of Seize the Market, and Imran Poladi, a vice president at NextHome, Inc., share tips on finding the right brokerage. read more»

10 fundamentals every agent needs to master
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:36:58
If you’re in a self-made business like real estate, you have to set yourself up for success. And a big part of that is making sure you build your business on the fundamentals. read more»

NRT CEO: iBuyers can be successful without being a threat
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:27:14
IBuyers like Opendoor, Offerpad and Zillow Offers could be hugely successful and yet, nonetheless, amount to a negligible market presence, NRT CEO Ryan Gorman. read more»

Existing-home sales fall 1.7%, constrained by high prices, low inventory
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 7:22:43
Existing-home sales dipped 1.7 percent from May to June, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors. read more»

What the Amazon-Realogy deal might mean for real estate
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 7:13:41
The news today that Amazon is tiptoeing into the real estate service territory should be of no surprise. Yes, it is a big deal, but the announcement makes sense. read more»

Home prices rise 0.1% in May
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 6:53:14
Home prices across the country rose 0.1 percent from April to May, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's monthly House Price Index. read more»

Indie brokers are getting in on the iBuyer game. Can they compete?
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 6:37:49
In a panel at Inman Connect, Tru Realty CEO Sarah Richardson said her iBuyer division now uses 12 callers to make 40,000 calls to homesellers a week. read more»

Realogy stock soars on news of Amazon partnership
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 5:51:51
In premarket trading, shares of Realogy's stock shot up 23.79 percent to $6.40. read more»

Northwest MLS breaks the mold to allow public display of agent commissions
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 5:23:28
The move represents a sharp break from 600 or so other MLSs nationwide, some of which have threatened to cut off brokerages that have tried to publicly display commissions. read more»

Amazon makes splash with game-changing Realogy partnership
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 4:10:31
The nation's largest real estate company and a technology juggernaut want to change the way you buy a home. read more»

6 tips for making live video a win on YouTube or Facebook
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 2:00:20
Live video through social media is a fairly new concept for many people — and an intimidating one at that. It’s best to plan ahead to ensure smooth delivery. Here are some tips from my experience to help you do just that. read more»

Command deftly delivers on Keller William’s commitment to technology
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 0:50:08
KW Command is impressive, a powerful recruiting carrot, and it proves without a doubt that the industry's best route forward will be mapped from within. read more»

Clients planning a fall sale? 4 moves they should make now
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 0:25:51
Ensure that your clients make the most of their free time in the summer to complete the legwork that's necessary before putting their houses on the market in the fall. Here's where they should start. read more»