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WATCH: Getting transparent about top teams’ finances
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:26:32
What do the models look like for the teams with the highest profit margins? Vija Williams, KW's Matt Fetick Real Estate Team's Matt Fetick and Halstead's Louise Phillips Forbes get real about their financial IQ onstage at Inman Connect New York.  read more»

WATCH: How to navigate FSBOs and long-term prospects
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:18:09
If you have the patience and the know-how, you can bulk up your business by focusing on the long game. Get inspired by the experts who have done it themselves. read more»

Don’t just grow at Inman Connect — now you can THRIVE!
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:04:42
More tactical and interactive, the THRIVE workshops offer attendees live problem-solving with industry leaders. read more»

Facebook unveils new housing ad controls, settles discrimination lawsuits
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 11:00:28
Social media giant Facebook is making significant updates to its online ad platform for housing, employment and credit ads as part of its settlement agreements ending five prior discrimination lawsuits filed against it. read more»

‘Compass Anywhere’ will allow agents to work from any office
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 10:51:30
The new program will now allow agents to work from any office, providing technology and support services no matter where they land. read more»

OJO Labs raises $45M in Series C funding
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 7:59:24
OJO Labs, the startup behind the artificial intelligence-based personal assistant “OJO,” announced Tuesday it's raised $45 million in Series C funding. read more»

In January, single-family rent rose fastest since 2016: CoreLogic
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 7:00:49
The cost of renting a single-family home has grown at its fastest pace since 2016, according to new CoreLogic data released Tuesday. read more»

What Realtors should know about Apple’s new iPad mini and iPad Air
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 6:43:24
Boasting improvements that might benefit Realtors, new models of iPad Air and iPad mini feature more power, better graphics and sharper cameras. read more»

Zillow is testing self-guided home tours to compete with iBuyers
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 5:43:17
Zillow is piloting a new program in Phoenix that gives prospective homebuyers access to the online behemoth's homes without appointments or even agents. read more»

10 tips for snagging a buyer (and tons of leads) at your next open house
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 3:00:31
Open houses have long been seen by sellers as an activity crucial to selling their homes, and agents believe just as fervently that open houses are tools for developing buyer leads. Here’s how to host these events the right way so that they serve both functions equally well. read more»

5 ways home insulation could be killing you (and your wallet)
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 1:38:15
A home’s insulation is instrumental to energy efficiency and basic comfort, so it’s no wonder that experiencing problems can lead to costly inconveniences and health hazards. Here are five insulation issues that require vigilance and immediate attention. read more»

Agent/broker perspective: Is mandatory CE still necessary?
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 0:30:01
In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic: An experienced top agent at a Miami real estate firm is questioning the need for required continuing education credits in a dramatically shifting climate for agents. read more»

Why the ‘bombshell lawsuit’ might be a dud: Part 2
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 0:01:26
The Moehrl class action lawsuit gunning for real estate might not be as dangerous to our profession as we all fear. Here we continue onto the second and final part of our dive into the mistakes, errors and problems contained within this complaint. read more»

Coldwell Banker unveils new logo, ongoing rebranding effort
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 17:00:14
Coldwell Banker unveiled a rebranding effort Monday that includes a new logo and mission statement, which the company expects to roll out over time. read more»

WATCH: Creating buzz around your business
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 15:12:41
In this Inman Connect New York panel, Lion & Orb's Audie Chamberlain and Stribling's Ashley Murphy go through best practices for generating press around your company culture and share how to use PR to enhance your business. read more»

Compass is now showing the listing agent on competitors’ listings
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:48:16
Compass, last week, quietly made a big change to the way it displays listings on its consumer-facing website. Every non-Compass listing now shows the listing agent and contact information for the listing agent, making Compass’ site more similar to Zillow or than a brokerage website. read more»

Unlikely allies: Redfin and RE/MAX are teaming up
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:10:10
RE/MAX and Redfin announced a new partnership Monday that will give RE/MAX agents exclusive access to Redfin’s agent referral program — at a discounted rate — in 5,000 U.S. ZIP codes and throughout Canada. read more»

WATCH: Growing your agents’ business by 300% in a year
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:00:59
Take a deep dive into strategies that'll help indie brokers set up structure, create training programs and hold agents accountable when providing leads from Anthony Lamacchia. read more»