Inman News

  • Compose, a key component of Bridge Interactive, has been rebranded as Bridge Listing Input with no apparent significant changes to the tool ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 10:56:58 AM
  • Housing in beautiful wine country was already scarce before flames ravaged 245,000 acres across Northern California and burned down 5,700 structures in their path. Real estate agents in the region are already witnessing the effects of heightened demand.  ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 10:33:35 AM
  • In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, mounds of sodden building materials lined the streets of Houston and other flooded areas. As residents began the long process of rebuilding, the storm’s unprecedented flooding rekindled a long-running debate in the Houston area over the best way to move forward: rebuild, leave or adapt ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 9:07:27 AM
  • Come October, businesses begrudgingly remember that they have to send out cards for Christmas. Scratch that, for the holidays. Then comes the poking around online looking for something that won’t offend anyone. But it doesn’t have to be that way ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 2:55:01 AM
  • A house is the stage that one's life plays out on. Real estate agents don't sell houses, they sell dreams, happiness, a place to call home ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 2:30:38 AM
  • Establishing a thriving real estate blog in a competitive market takes more than just good writing. A creative use of mixed media, a deep understanding of your audience and a well-developed strategy are all essential for blogging success ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 2:15:53 AM
  • Countless real estate agents generate leads with Facebook. What most agents don’t realize, however, is that Facebook Messenger is also a great platform for generating leads ...
    Created: 10/18/2017 2:00:23 AM
  • Last week’s wildfire disaster in Northern California has drawn renewed attention to the impact of climate change on patterns of real estate development. As a counterpoint to the attraction of waterfront property despite hurricane risks, the beauty of Northern California and other western regions has always been accompanied by a certain level of wildfire risk ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 10:00:08 PM
  • Former actor and current luxury real estate specialist Kofi Nartey told the Inman Connect audience that his real estate career didn't take off until he started focusing on the tools and information he already had. By keeping a laser focus on a few essential and valuable resources, he was able to own that information and become an expert rather that just gaining the superficial benefits of a wide variety of tools ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 8:00:20 PM
  • All the latest real estate market news ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 8:00:11 PM
  • They blabbed. They petitioned. They sued. And now they're ready to lead the Austin Board of Realtors (ABoR). In what's been a whirlwind few months for ABoR, members made their alliances clear at an election held Tuesday by voting in members of a rebel cause to all seven board seats that were up for grabs ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 3:27:58 PM
  • Dozens of innovators in technology and real estate spent the weekend in a fourth-floor midtown Manhattan tech incubator to devise creative ways to tackle some of the biggest problems plaguing the real estate industry. ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 1:05:01 PM
  • You've already done a lot to become top-of-mind, but have you done what it takes to become top-of-search when people are looking for the real estate go-to in your area ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 11:43:53 AM
  • A 911 call placed by the unnamed Realtor detailed an encounter that no real estate agent ever wants to imagine: "I just walked in this house to preview it for a client and there's a dead person in the bathroom." ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 10:06:04 AM
  • Eight years ago, Eric Breon and his wife inherited a little 480-square-foot cabin on the Washington coast. Nearby homeowners told them that they could expect to earn around $3,400 a year by renting out the property to vacationers looking to get a taste of the Pacific Northwest cottage life ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 6:00:42 AM
  • Investment brokers get asked for stock tips. Attorneys get solicited for free legal advice. Interior designers get asked for decorating tips -- and on and on. I find the same to be true for real estate agents. The questions are usually, "Is this a good time to sell/buy a house?" "How's the market?" or “I read in the newspaper that the housing market is doing well -- what do you think?” ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 2:30:36 AM
  • Bob Clarkson of Century 21 shares some of his best tips to prospect canceled listings. Clarkson has only been in the business for two years and has closed 57 transactions so far ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 2:30:15 AM
  • Any holiday is a great excuse to engage with clients. With Halloween right around the corner, here are seven clever real estate agent "tricks" that'll "treat" your clients to something fun! ...
    Created: 10/17/2017 2:15:15 AM