Inman News

  • Converting a for-sale-by-owner prospect is a delicate matter. It takes finesse to convince someone they're making the wrong decision in selling their own house. Here's how to do it.
    Created: 10/21/2019 1:29:53 AM
  • Being new is something that every agent contends with. Millennial agents have the additional challenge of fighting some unfair stereotypes. Follow these steps to maximize your chances of success.
    Created: 10/21/2019 12:56:55 AM
  • Mortgage providers have been gaining ground when it comes to true digital disruption of the notoriously clunky, paper-heavy process. Although there’s still plenty of work to do, the industry has made some important strides toward streamlining the process.
    Created: 10/21/2019 12:54:42 AM
  • Managers and brokers need to tell new and part-time agents the hard truth about what it takes to succeed in real estate — a full-time commitment, emotional resilience, lifelong learning, and willingness to prospect and generate your own leads.
    Created: 10/21/2019 12:21:02 AM
  • Picture this: you’re invited to an open house at a penthouse in Midtown Manhattan, but instead of a typical showing, this is a sunset soirée. You’re greeted at the door and guided to one of the home’s most striking features: a fabulous pool surrounded by the glittering lights of the NYC skyline — and brimming with guests.
    Created: 10/21/2019 12:01:44 AM
  • Lead conversion rate in the real estate industry sits below one percent, as T3 Sixty estimates. Sound rather rough? That’s because, compared to other sectors, it is. To put things in perspective, the software industry’s conversion rate sits comfortably at seven percent, the healthcare industry is eight percent, and retail boasts a three percent average conversion rate.
    Created: 10/21/2019 12:01:09 AM
  • Local market reports from the relentless sales professionals of Century 21 Real Estate nationally indicate that supply in some local markets is moving toward demand equilibrium. As such, DOM (days on market) is increasing, and sellers looking for a competitive edge.
    Created: 10/21/2019 12:01:06 AM
  • There is an ever-increasing number of closings where clients discover the funds they were going to use to purchase or sell their property suddenly disappeared because an online criminal stole their money before the settlement of the transaction. Here's how to protect your clients from these phishermen.
    Created: 10/20/2019 2:50:34 AM
  • The Brexit deal, the trade negotiations with China and a new president of the European Central Bank are all good news. But the threat of impeachment is a wildcard.
    Created: 10/18/2019 2:56:21 PM
  • OJO Labs founder and CEO John Berkowitz believes real estate agents will continue to play an important role in the industry for a very long time but also urged them Friday to "lean in" to technology because it's coming whether they like it or not.
    Created: 10/18/2019 12:17:57 PM
  • Disruption is radically changing the homebuying process, according to Utah MLS leader Brad Bjelke. Other leaders around the country now have to decide how they're going to respond.
    Created: 10/18/2019 11:42:05 AM
  • On Thursday, Inman honored the inaugural class of inductees into the Inman Golden I Club. The class was announced with fanfare live at Luxury Connect in Beverly Hills.
    Created: 10/18/2019 10:55:00 AM
  • Pocket listings, disruption, auctions and more were among the many things debated this week by some of the most successful real estate figures in the U.S.
    Created: 10/18/2019 9:19:52 AM
  • Robert Reffkin told The Real Deal that Compass doesn't plan to go public in the next 18 months, and a Compass spokesperson said WeWork's failed IPO won't impact the company's plans.
    Created: 10/18/2019 9:08:09 AM
  • Nineteen papers published by the San Francisco Federal Reserve issued many warnings about the threat that climate change poses to the real estate market — as well as potential countermeasures.
    Created: 10/18/2019 8:36:57 AM
  • In honor of the iconic doll's 60th anniversary, the company is giving one person and three guests a chance to stay in the real-life Dreamhouse. Some of Barbie's "most accomplished and entrepreneurial pals" will also stop by the villa during the stay.
    Created: 10/18/2019 7:57:05 AM
  • NAR commissioned the report for the trade group's Strategic Thinking Advisory Committee. Among the top 10 dangers noted were "commissions spiral downward."
    Created: 10/18/2019 6:07:22 AM
  • As a real estate team grows, the broker’s responsibilities and work requirements grow along with it. Finding the right person for the job, teaching the right skills and leading by example all matter to a new agent’s future success.
    Created: 10/18/2019 2:55:43 AM