Inman News

  • While independently owned brokerages are enjoying more opportunity now than ever before, they face new threats from upstarts like Compass and Redfin, and fast-growing Keller Williams. To confront these challenges, indie brokers are rallying at Inman Connect New York. This time in New York City on Monday, January 22, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, Time Square for our Indie Broker Summit ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 10:20:54 AM
  • It’s no understatement that Billy Ekofo, now Inman's Director of Event Content, has had some incredible, life-changing moments on stage at Inman Connect. ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 9:54:12 AM
  • The industry has wasted too many cycles on Compass FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt). It must get busy competing ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 9:46:50 AM
  • Re/Max has launched Social Prompt for Re/Max, a new social media tool created by BombBomb that provides Re/Max affiliates with pre-written "timely, consistent and brand-aligned posts" to be shared on Facebook and other social media platforms ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 8:26:54 AM
  • Karen Bigos, a broker-owner at Towne Realty Group in northern New Jersey, knows a thing or two about learning and growing your business at Inman Connect. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with her, and here she shares some of her best advice for navigating the conference, picking the right sessions and making sure you have the means to capture all the insights you’ll hear ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 8:23:34 AM
  • Rivers Pearce appears at Inman Connect New York (Jan. 22-26, 2018, Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square) presenting his marketing track talk "Five Best Tools for Measuring Marketing Results." ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 7:26:45 AM
  • All the latest real estate market news ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 6:45:58 AM
  • Structurely is a lead cultivation chatbot for real estate agents that doesn't generate leads, but helps qualify those that come in from online channels ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 3:00:20 AM
  • As a new real estate agent, you’re ready to set the world on fire with all your new knowledge. But before you can strike the match, you have to get your marketing plan in order. An essential part of that marketing plan is your website ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 2:45:08 AM
  • Getting new leads as a real estate agent can sometimes be a real headache. It might feel like you have to jump through hoops to get one potential lead and use up a lot of your time doing so ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 2:30:36 AM
  • Home prices are up, the stock market keeps hitting all-time highs and consumer confidence has soared. On the other hand, we’ve been rattled a year of unprecedented natural disasters, growing divisiveness and an on-going inventory shortage ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 2:15:20 AM
  • You can try to avoid it, but at some point in your real estate career, it will happen: someone will ask you to list their home during the holidays. Don’t despair, though. There are ways to work around the inherent challenges of selling a home during that magical period between Thanksgiving and New Year ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 2:00:11 AM
  • 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 ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 1:00:36 AM
  • Running a cost-effective lead-generation program is as difficult as anything else brokers will do. It requires diligence, smart systems, accountability, agent buy-in, measurement, and, increasingly, automation and brand exposure ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 1:00:13 AM
  • Brokerages know how hard it is to optimize their digital marketing efforts and to support those of their agents. TorchX’s powerful platform solves this pain point in one system ...
    Created: 12/11/2017 1:00:12 AM
  • Devastating wildfires continue to rip through Southern California with no end in sight, threatening thousands of properties across the region. CoreLogic put the total number of homes at risk from the largest fires -- Thomas (Ventura county), Rye (Sylmar), and Creek (Santa Clarita) -- at 86,242 homes ...
    Created: 12/8/2017 4:12:27 PM
  • Jeff Lowe, Chicago’s top-producing broker, was finishing a stationary bike workout when the emails started flying in on Thursday morning. News that the SoftBank Vision Fund had agreed to a $450 million investment into real estate brokerage Compass -- claimed to be the largest real estate tech investment in U.S. history -- was sending ripples throughout the industry ...
    Created: 12/8/2017 2:55:11 PM
  • "The fires really started a big change – there was a big ripple effect. Anything under $700,000 is moving very quickly whether it's a fixer or a condo..." ...
    Created: 12/8/2017 2:09:12 PM