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Survival of the tech fittest: Watch Josh Team at ICSF
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Survival of the tech fittest: Watch Josh Team at ICSF

If you're hoping to see the last of "disrupters" and "disruption" in real estate news, you're out of luck. This year alone, we'll see $3.5 billion...

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How to nail the real estate post-close follow-up process
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How to nail the real estate post-close follow-up process

You found your buyers the perfect house and helped them write a winning offer. You held their hand through the inspection and appraisal and getting...

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Agents and brokers: Weigh in on ‘MLS of Choice' while you can
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Agents and brokers: Weigh in on ‘MLS of Choice' while you can

Alright, agents and brokers, now's your chance: If you have an opinion on whether MLSs can require you to pay for their service even if you don't...

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360 Mortgage Group touts 8-day closing
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360 Mortgage Group touts 8-day closing

Many bright-and-shiny mortgage startups tout lickety-split approvals, but actually closing on their loans can take weeks. But lender 360 Mortgage...

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Bamboo Realty closes its offices, ceases operations
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Bamboo Realty closes its offices, ceases operations

It's not easy to try to disrupt an industry like real estate. Bamboo Realty was a brokerage that tried, catering first to rental clients and later...

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The future of NAR: Action will be the measure, not words
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The future of NAR: Action will be the measure, not words

I just spent a few days in Chicago with the National Association of Realtors. During my travel, I thoroughly enjoyed Brad Inman’s description of...

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Facebook ad campaigns made easy with Boost by HomeSpotter
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Facebook ad campaigns made easy with Boost by HomeSpotter

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. Boost by HomeSpotter is a...

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What do brokers want more than MLS mergers? Power
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What do brokers want more than MLS mergers? Power

SAN FRANCISCO-- It's been nearly four years since a group of dozens of big brokers laid out a long list of grievances against MLSs and threatened...

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Can my buyers back out if they change their minds?
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Can my buyers back out if they change their minds?

Those words: “Can my buyers back out of a house if they don’t like it?” shouldn’t be uttered. Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates delves into why. There...

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10 ICSF marketing truths that smacked me in the face
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10 ICSF marketing truths that smacked me in the face

At every Inman Connect, I learn something — in fact, I learn a lot — about where the real estate industry is and where it’s going, what matters to...

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What condo amenities do today's buyers desire most?
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What condo amenities do today's buyers desire most?

When shopping for a condo, you have the delightful task of reading lists upon lists of available amenities — and then figuring out the difference...

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3 ways to turn Facebook into a steady source of buyer leads
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3 ways to turn Facebook into a steady source of buyer leads

For many Facebook users, it’s not unusual to spend a significant portion of the day scrolling down the news feed or chatting on Messenger. In fact,...

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6 ideas to fuel your real estate prospecting efforts
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6 ideas to fuel your real estate prospecting efforts

You’ve held open houses, sent direct mail newsletters and made the dreaded cold calls. You’ve handed out your business card so often it’s become a...

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‘Everything has changed and nothing is different': Watch Scott Stratten at ICSF
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‘Everything has changed and nothing is different': Watch Scott Stratten at ICSF

What does the Ritz-Carlton have to do with your real estate business? Maybe nothing-- yet. But if you're the type of Realtor who would overnight a...

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From 6 to 80 agents in 18 months: Indie growth on steroids
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From 6 to 80 agents in 18 months: Indie growth on steroids

What happens when a handful of top producers join forces to conquer the luxury real estate market? If you’re anything like the six driven agents...

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How to build a real estate brand from scratch in 9 months
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How to build a real estate brand from scratch in 9 months

Stacie Staub It takes nine months from conception to birth to have a baby. If you had to build a business from the ground up in less than nine...

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Opendoor's ‘ultimate mortgage' offers 1% off purchase
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Opendoor's ‘ultimate mortgage' offers 1% off purchase

To compete on price with real estate agents, high-tech investors known as "iBuyers" will need to figure out ways to sell their homes very fast and...

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Realogy's NRT appoints new SVP and CFO, Roger Favano
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Realogy's NRT appoints new SVP and CFO, Roger Favano

After several announcements earlier this year about movement in Realogy's executive suite, the real estate giant had been largely quiet about any...

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$1M neighborhoods on the rise in coastal metros: Zillow
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$1M neighborhoods on the rise in coastal metros: Zillow

Since 2014, the U.S. has gained 346 new $1 million neighborhoods, which can be a good thing — or a not-so-good thing, depending on how you look at...

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Brokerage moneyball: Trusting data over your gut
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Brokerage moneyball: Trusting data over your gut

Save My Spot The real estate marketplace is changing, and quickly. What were once outstanding ideas may have outgrown their usefulness. But how do...

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NAR CEO Bob Goldberg: Disrupters aren't ‘the bogeyman'
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NAR CEO Bob Goldberg: Disrupters aren't ‘the bogeyman'

Realtors can be a fearful lot, seeing threats in new technologies and new business models that might change the way they do business. The National...

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5 real estate marketing trends defining 2017
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5 real estate marketing trends defining 2017

Marketing. Can’t live with it, can’t live without it. And though it may sometimes feel like marketing is falling outside of our job description,...

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12 terrible habits of top producers that lower the bar
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12 terrible habits of top producers that lower the bar

In real estate sales, how many homes we sell and how much money we make is the only measure of success. What many people don’t know is that it's...

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How to grab your ideal clients with Facebook's target audiences
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How to grab your ideal clients with Facebook's target audiences

There seems to be some misconceptions about what options advertisers (or agents) have for targeting their ideal audience on Facebook. Everyone...

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Which cities are best for flipping houses?
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Which cities are best for flipping houses?

Making money by flipping property has become as much of an American dream as homeownership. The full spectrum programming on HGTV is a testament to...

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10 tips to get the home sold once and for all
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10 tips to get the home sold once and for all

When you put a home on the market, the clock starts — and the pressure sets in. You only have one opportunity to make a first impression, and you...

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Real estate video marketing: 3 ways to generate leads with social media
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Real estate video marketing: 3 ways to generate leads with social media

Real estate video marketing is possibly the most effective marketing method available to agents; it’s definitely one of the cheapest. Katharine...

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What do buyers want more — a bigger house or a bigger yard?
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What do buyers want more — a bigger house or a bigger yard?

Smaller homes with more outdoor space seem to be all the rage lately as homebuyers are abandoning the motto “bigger is better” when it comes to...

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July housing starts take turn for the worse
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July housing starts take turn for the worse

June's housing starts report was heralded as “welcome news” by National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, who said...

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The fastest-growing real estate companies in the US
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The fastest-growing real estate companies in the US

Every year Inc. Magazine ranks the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. This year, 17 real estate companies made the top 500...

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