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Working with first-time homebuyers? Make it simple for them
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 1:37:36
Many first-time homebuyers are overwhelmed by the process. Take the time to hold their hands and ease their anxieties, and you might have a client for life. read more»

How Richard Herschenfeld went from mixing drinks to sealing deals
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 1:00:53
Compass agent Richard Herschenfeld shares how his experience as the owner of Prohibition, a bar on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, prepared him for real estate. read more»

Winter blues getting you down? Here’s how to chase them away
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 0:39:59
This time of year, it's crucial to take care of yourself so you can stay healthy, happy and motivated. Here are a few ways to keep your spirit up all winter long.  read more»

Lesson Learned: Mentors, mentors, everywhere — find yours
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 0:25:53
In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, Southern California broker Troy Palmquist explains why your output is only as good as your input. read more»

3 takeaways from the latest trends in home goods and brands
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 0:01:42
It’s been a while since luxury was synonymous with excess. Today, what matters most to high-end consumers is that their purchases have a larger positive impact on the world and provide a meaningful personal experience. Brands are looking beyond mere material opulence. read more»

The 3 universal truths of real estate marketing
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 0:01:42
With nearly 20 years in the biz, I’ve seen a lot: the transition from “property phone books” that were our source of truth to IDX feeds and websites, the presence of boom and bust cycles, the rise of digital, the creation of amazing marketing technology and social platforms, and more. read more»

Endpoint gets feedback from the most important person: the consumer
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 0:01:05
Allen Hsu has purchased three homes, so he knows from experience that there is a lot that goes into the closing process. Closings involve multiple decision-makers, duplicate requests for information, and processes that are often unfamiliar to consumers. read more»

Don’t pretend to have all the answers: It could come back to bite you
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 2:47:54
We want to be as resourceful as we can for clients, but as agents, we are not experts in all realms, and we need to make that clear. Instead, we should build our capacity to make good referrals to sources of reliable information so that our clients get reliable answers to the information they seek. Here's what can happen if you do try to pretend to know all the answers. read more»

Connect New York: The indie broker’s guide to ICNY
Sun, 26 Jan 2020 1:49:32
Here's an invaluable indie broker guide to navigate Inman Connect New York 2020 — the events, the tracks and the parties. read more»

Statewide single-family zoning reform gets canned in Virginia
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:35:59
Virginia’s Land Use Committee unanimously rejected Delegate Ibraheem Samirah’s plan to upzone single-family neighborhoods across the state. read more»

The most dangerous metro in the US will surprise you
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:30:09
A new study by Clever Real Estate explores the dangers of living in the 50 most populated metro areas in the United States. read more»

Off track on your sales goals? Start using the ‘midway mayday’ system
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:19:35
Keep yourself on track with your sales goals by kicking up your prospecting activity if you haven't reached your halfway point by mid-month. Here's how. read more»

Houston Association of Realtors to raise fees for first time in 20 years
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:12:04
The $15 increase on subscriber fees will fund an expanded advertising budget, new tech development and increased costs associated with website security and mapping fees. read more»

FICO boasts new credit scoring model will reduce mortgage defaults
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 9:43:25
The company boasts that the new model will have greater predictive powers while reducing risk for lenders. read more»

How US agents can make the most of the Chinese New Year
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 9:16:06
Juwai.com data shows that Chinese buyers make an average of 60 percent more property buying inquiries in the weeks after Chinese New Year than in the typical week during the rest of the year. Learn more about their buying habits here. read more»

Comedian Will Forte buys swanky waterfront home for $6.25M
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 9:14:40
Comedian and "SNL" graduate Will Forte has sealed the deal on a stunning $6.25 million waterfront property off California's coast. read more»

This is the ugliest house of 2019
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 9:06:06
The "We Buy Ugly Houses" company remade a home in Miami, Florida, in 2019. read more»

Fathom Realty’s IPO filing reveals increased revenue, widening losses
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 7:58:33
The flat-fee, virtual brokerage posted a net loss of more than $2.6 million in the first nine months of 2019. read more»