Real Estate News
Miami realtor found guilty of extorting high profile rivals
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:46:10
A jury found South Beach realtor Kevin Tomlinson guilty on extortion charges after he accused of illegally demanding $800,000 from from rivals The Jills. read more»

White House wants to privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:34:17
The Trump administration is proposing a sweeping reform of how the federal government supports housing finance by calling for the full privatization of mortgage-backed securities giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. read more»

10 reasons for a brokerage to acquire another company
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:29:59
EXIT Realty's white paper shows that it's prime time for mergers — and consolidating is still a way for traditional brokerages to stay competitive. read more»

The sale of a Martha’s Vineyard mansion may have ruined the Obama family’s summer vacation
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:58:42
'The Chilmark House,' which also became known as Barack Obama and family's 'Summer White House,' was sold in June for $18 million. read more»

Higher lumber costs have boosted new home prices by $9,000
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 8:41:07
While rising mortgage rates and historically low inventory levels are often to blame for rising single-family home prices, there's another culprit: lumber.  read more»

Connect the ICSF Sessions: Jason Pantana solves your marketing problems
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 7:51:54
How do you identify the lead-generation system that is part and parcel of your marketing strategy? Coach Jason Pantana is going to have answers at ICSF. read more»

Hacker Connect at ICSF18
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 3:00:23
We’ve all heard the complaints that real estate is slow to innovate and adapt when it comes to technology. Join us on Tuesday, July 17, at Hacker Connect, where we will look at problems through the lens of the customer, with content that gives real estate tech developers a look into how these issues can and are already being solved. read more»

6 ways to prepare yourself for selling luxury real estate
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 3:00:16
If you are interested in learning how to make the jump into the luxury market when that beautiful listing comes around, follow these six steps for successfully marketing a luxury property. read more»

How to boost your value proposition internationally
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 3:00:11
Agents who are immersed in the luxury space work hard to build a database of international agents. Unfortunately, very few of us share enough information about our market with this database — and without that information about our locale, the listings we share are essentially useless. read more»

16 inspirational quotes to get you through the day
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 2:00:12
Fortunately, many words of wisdom imparted by our Founding Fathers and today's most inspiring speakers motivate us, guide us and encourage us through our career. Here are 16 inspirational quotes suited to any real estate agent's professional life. read more»

How to rope in more seller leads with Mega Agent Pro
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 1:00:36
Every real estate agent knows listings are gold; they also know they can be hard to come by. Successful, busy agents don’t like to be bothered with tasks not directly related to grooming prospects and serving clients, in particular cold-calling. read more»

How to pivot like a champion: Gary Keller on stage at Inman Connect San Francisco
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:36:50
His session at Inman Connect San Francisco, dubbed "How to Pivot like a Champion," takes place on the main stage on Thursday, July 19, at 9:30 a.m. read more»

The Real Word: Opendoor’s $325M funding boost
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:49:44
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll parse out Opendoor's $325 million Series E funding round and goal to expand to 50 markets by 2020. read more»

Facebook’s saying goodbye to ‘likely to move’ ad targeting
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:25:22
Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data scandal has another casualty: the "likely to move" ad targeting category. The popular ad targeting feature will stop working for new campaigns Aug. 15 as part of Facebook's re-evaluation of how it uses third-party data. read more»

Opendoor has more than 100 homes under contract in Las Vegas, 60 more active
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:54:53
Opendoor company spokeswoman Cristin Culver told "The Las Vegas Review Journal" this week that the company is under contract on more than 100 homes and currently has 60 active listings. read more»

Zillow puts its first home under contract as a seller — but reduces price by 1.6% on another
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:45:40
Zillow has put its first home under contract as a seller, with an expected closing in mid-July, listing agent George Laughton confirmed to Inman. read more»

A New York town just banned real estate agents from soliciting
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:09:00
If you're a real estate agent, stay away from Rockland County's Chestnut Ridge — the New York Department of State just marked it as a cease-and-desist zone. read more»

Summer volunteering can spark relationships and vitalize business
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:52:13
Each summer, real estate agents give themselves permission to change gear and engage in volunteering, all while reconnecting with community. read more»